How to use Kojic Acid Lightening Powder In Your moisturizer
This article is going to teach you a life changing hack. For this hack you can get permanent and long-lasting whitening effect on you skin. This trick involves the kojic acid. It is a chemical that has been approved to be used in cosmetic products for skin lightning. Its quantity about 1 or less than 1 percent is safe to use in cosmetic and home remedies.
How kojic acid work to lighten the skin?
Kojic acid is when applied on skin then it inhibits the production of an amino acid which is called tyrosine. This main amino acid is needed to make melanin. Melanin is protein which in involve in giving color to the skin, eyes and hair. If you have more melanin production on your skin then you will be tend to be darker.
So when production of tyrosine is inhibited then there is less or no melanin production. When there is less melanin so there will be less pigmentation that makes you look darker. So this is less pigmentation lead to lighter complexion.
Benefits of kojic acid:
Kojic acid is used in many products like cleanser, serum, lotions, scrubs and night cream. It basic purpose is to give fair complexion, reduce acne blemishes, dark spot and under eyes hyper-pigmentation.
It is used in many skin care product that helps to treat acne as it is anti-bacterial properties. So it helps to inhibit the growth of certain bacteria related to acne and other skin problems.
Kojic acid is anti-fungal as well and it is used in many skin product to enhance its anti-fungal effects.
Trick to add Kojic acid in your skin care:
You can add it in your skin care regime. Take any moisturizer that you use and which suite you the best. Add a pinch powder of kojic acid or the whole capsule according to the quantity of your cream or moisturizer. Mix or shake the moisturizer and then you can use it.
If you do dose test that is even better. Take a small quantity of moisturizer and add pinch of it. Mix it with finger and apply on small patch of skin. If you do not show any uncomfortable symptoms then you can use it on your full face.
You can use this moisturizer 3-4 times in a week and once in a day or night. It is better to apply this moisturizer at night and wash your face next morning.
You need to be very careful when you are using at home. Don’t exceed the safe quantity level while using it in products. Moreover do the test doze first otherwise people with sensitive skin can experience redness, dryness, itchiness and breakouts.
Avoid its long-term use as well as it can make you a little sensitive to the skin. So do not use it more often.
If you experience any kind of discomfort from this chemical then stop its use and wash the face or hand immediately.