Category Archives: Skin Bleaching

What is Kojic Acid?

If you have been researching lightening skincare products, you may have heard of the ingredient kojic acid. This is used to whiten skin, and it primarily works for dark spots and freckles. Here is an explanation of how kojic acid works and what you may want to know about using it. Where Does Kojic Acid Come from? Kojic acid was originally found in 1989 in mushrooms from Japan, but it has since been discovered in other substances, like the residue that comes from fermenting rice wine. Scientists have noted the acid in soy, rice, and … Read More

All About Alpha Hydroxy Acids

Chances are you’ve seen a skin care product that mentioned “AHA” in the name or ingredients. No, that doesn’t stand for “aha!” It is an acronym for alpha hydroxy acid. Alpha hydroxy acids are found in a variety of foods, and they have been known to do wonders for the skin. Acne scars, aging skin, and wrinkles can all be improved with the right AHA product. You just have to know what to look for. Uses of Alpha Hydroxy Acid One of the best effects of AHA is in the treatment of hyperpigmentation. If you … Read More