iS Clinical Brightening Complex
iS Clinical Brightening Compl-ex is a brightening cream that addresses hyperpigmentation, melasma, and uneven skin tone.
Why We Love It
iS Clinical took a holistic approach with this skin-brightening formula. Powerful pharmaceutical-grade botanicals address brightening dark spots, improving the overall appearance of the skin, and even beneficial moisturizing properties.
1 fl oz | 3.3 pH +/- 0.5 | Description: Off-white to yellow, opaque cream
Paraben-Free | Gluten-Free | Vegan
(This formula used to be named "iS Clinical White Lightening Complex")
Who Will Love It
All skin types, including sensitive skin, looking for brightening effects and anti-aging effects.
For sensitive skin types: apply Brightening Complex to your face and neck morning and night.
For everyone else: use Brightening Complex in the AM in place of a comparable Vitamin C serum. In the PM we recommend using iS Clinical Brightening Serum for optimal results.
- Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract (Salicylic Acid) 18% - Breaks down intercellular "cement" without causing inflammation. It also deep-cleans pores and hair follicles.
- Glycerin, Squalane, & Imperata Cylindrica Root Extract 12% - Reinforces collagen synthesis and moisture absorption.
- Hyaluronic Acid 11% - A humectant that binds up to 1800 times its weight in water!
- Vaccinium Myrtillus (Bilberry) Fruit/Leaf Extract (Lactic Acid) 5.7% - Enhances exfoliation without dehydrating the skin.
- Ascophyllum Nodosum Extract (Norwegian Kelp) 5% - Interrupts communication between melanocyte and keratinocyte and increases exfoliation. Both help to
- Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate 5% - A lipid soluble form of L-ascorbic acid (AKA Vitamin C). This antioxidant scavenges free radicals and inhibits melanin synthesis.
- Alpha-Arbutin 2% - Inhibits tyrosinase enzymes that produce melanin, which reduces hyperpigmentation.
- Polyporus Umbellatus (Mushroom) Extract (Kojic Acid) 1% - Also inhibits tyrosinase enzymes. It's also a powerful antimicrobial and antibacterial.
- Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract 0.5% - This antioxidant is also anti-inflammatory and an anti-irritant, while boosting depigmentation.
Water/Aqua/Eau, Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract, Hyaluronic Acid, Saccharum Officinarum (Sugarcane) Extract, Vaccinium Myrtillus Fruit/Leaf Extract, Ascophyllum Nodosum Extract*, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Glycerin, Squalane, Imperata Cylindrica Root Extract, Glyceryl Stearate, Alpha-Arbutin, PEG-100 Stearate, PEG-8/SMDI Copolymer, Triethanolamine, Polyporus Umbellatus (Mushroom) Extract, Stearyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Dimethicone, 1,2-Hexanediol, Caprylyl Glycol, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Oil, Xanthan Gum, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Disodium EDTA
Due to the all-natural botanical extracts, the color of each batch may vary slightly!