1- Inflammation (caused by sun exposure, acne, hormonal shifts, a cut, or burn)
2- Melanocytes produce pigment
3- Packets of pigment travel from the melanocyte to the skin cell
4- The pigment is distributed like an umbrella to protect the skin cells' DNA from damage
5- On the surface, the skin may have one small dark spot or be uniformly darker (as with a suntan)
Strengthen, smooth and protect skin while dramatically reducing the appearance of discoloration. This advanced, anhydrous corrective antioxidant contains therapeutic levels of hexylresorcinol (1%), a powerful skin-brightening agent; silymarin (1%), a potent antioxidant; and maximum vitamin concentrations: 20% vitamin C and 5% vitamin E.