Treatments for hyperpigmentation are the skincare industries’ fastest-growing vertical. Market Insights Reports project that the global hyperpigmentation treatment market will accelerate to compound annual growth of 8.3% and reach US$ 527.7 million by 2026, from US $379.3 million in 2020. This acceleration is driven by increased awareness around sun safety and environmental impacts on the skin along with new scientific innovations in formulations. We’ve rounded up the most recent breakthrough pigment-fighting products that have come across our desk.
Rationale #1 Hydrogel and #6 The Gel Creme
Cult Australian skincare brand Rationale have released a gentle alternative to their potent DNA Retinol formula The Night Creme. The Gel Creme contains Bakuchoil, a gentle alternative to Vitamin A that has achieved explosive popularity in 2021. Sodium Hyaluronate, DNA repair enzymes found in The Night Creme (including Glycosylases, Endonucleases, Polymerases + Ligases) are found in the formulation and support the skin’s reparative processes, targeting the signs of photo-aging while maintaining the skin barrier. RRP: $195.00
The Hydrogel is a first-step product designed to reinforce barrier function. B-Group Vitamins suppress melanin production and are combined with anti-inflammatory botanical extracts including Betaine, Allantonin and Glycyrrhetinic Acid. RRP: $190.00
For more information contact Rationale.
Priori R-Spinasome Range
Priori have launched their new R-Spinasome Range, a collection with actives derived from Certified Organic spinach leaves to soothe and support skin health. This anti-inflammatory function is combined with Smithsonite and Rhodochrosite extracts that provide natural UVA and UVB protection, increasing the efficacy of sun protection. The range improves skin elasticity, hydration and skin brightness after just 24 hours of use. With a night cream, day cream and eye cream prices range from $190-$250.00 Contact BLC Cosmetics, (02) 8667 4695
Medik8 Oxy-R Peptides
Medik8 have released a triple threat treatment for hyperpigmentation with their Oxy-R Peptides serum. The formula contains 1% Oxyresveratrol, the highest strength available on the market. Oxyresveratrol is 33x more effective than Kojic Acid and 45% more effective than resveratrol. To maintain the freshness and potency of the product Medik8 have included a patented click-activated packaging design, that combines the Oxyresveratrol with the rest of the formula at first use. Along with Oxyresveratrol Tetrapeptide-30 and Acetyl Glycl Beta-Alanine or used to inhibit the production of melanin.
RRP: $124.00 for more information contact Advanced Cosmeceuticals, 1800 242 01
One of the best ways to prevent hyperpigmentation? Prevent breakouts! Silvi Pillowcases are the world’s first plant-based silk (bamboo lyocell) pillowcases. They are treated with natural silver, clinically proven to eliminate 99.7% of acne-causing bacteria and support skin health. The Australian owned sleep-wear brand has garnered rave reviews online and in the press. RRP is $69.00 for Bamboo pillowcases and $89.00 for Mulberry Silk pillowcases. To find out more visit Silvi.
Aesthetic Rx Face + Body Sunscreen
The best way to target and prevent hyperpigmentation? Finish your morning sunscreen routine with sunscreen. Aesthetics Rx has launched a patented new formula that uses UVB filtering technology to allow through a fraction of UVB light. This allows the body to produce Vitamin D levels to maintain optimum health, without sacrificing sun protection.
RRP: $59.00 for more information visit Aesthetics RX
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