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Devita, Natural Skin Care, Skin Brightening Serum, 1 oz (30 ml)
By Devita19 Reviews
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0.42 lbs (0.19 kg)
- Product Code: DVA-02231
- UPC Code: 682941022312
- Package Quantity: 1 oz (30 ml)
- Dimensions: 1.5 x 1.5 x 4.8 in, 0.25 lbs (0.11 kg)
- Natural Skin Care
- With Emblica Fruit Extract
- Paraben Free
- 100% Vegan
- "Guided by Nature, Driven by Science"
The DeVita Story...
For nearly my entire life my skin had suffered from chronic cystic acne, and then when my 40's hit, so did the ravages of the Arizona sun I had lived in all my adult life. After spending many hundreds of dollars on expensive "name brand" products, which did nothing except break down my bank account and break out my face, I decided to use my background in chemistry to "deconstruct" those well known high priced potions. I discovered there was nothing in them that would do what they claimed, nor was there any ingredient used that should be so costly. And then, to top it all off, they were all loaded with poisons and preservatives!
After that sad discovery, I knew I had to take matters into my own hands. I began working with organic aloe vera as a dynamic delivery system together with cutting edge advancements in active natural ingredients to create the beginning of an effective natural products line. So after exhaustive and extensive research and development - DeVita Natural Skin Care was born!
Our basic philosophy?
Make it Clean • Make it Work • Make it Natural • Make it Exceptional... Make it DeVita!
In love and in health,
For over ten years now DeVita has been dedicated to developing beautifully pure age defying skin care products. Devita now brings that care and expertise to their exclusive line of color cosmetics - |ab·so·lute| minerals.
Just great, healthy coverage you can count on absolutely...
Ask for it by name.
All Things Bright and Beautiful...
Reduce the appearance of skin discoloration and find your bright and beautiful self without chemical bleaches! DeVita's exclusive formula of a bio-engineered skin lightening compound, Complex KBT, can create amazing results - and all without using the most common irritating skin bleach, hydroquinone. Featuring Kojic Acid and Arbutin which work synergistically to help break-up Hyperpigmentation and Emblica Fruit Extract, a proven skin lightener, which gives the look of balanced skin tone. Effective on all types which need help from chemical peels, age spots, sun spots and other types of hyperpigmentation.
After cleansing and toning, apply to face and neck with light, upward strokes both morning and evening. Follow with moisturizer. Patience please - it can take 8-10 weeks for results to show. Note: For moderate to heavy skin irregularities, this product may be used in combination with DeVita Sun Damage Repair Serum for excellent results.
Aloe barbadensis* (aloe vera gel), magnesium ascorbyl phosphate, capric/caprylic triglycerides (derived from coconut), olea europaea (olive) oil, panthenol (vitamin B5), phyllanthus emblica fruit extract, kojic dipalmitate, arbutin, persea gratissima (avocado) oil, centella asiatica (gotu kola), tocopherol (vitamin E) nicotinate, arctostaphylos uva ursi (bearberry) leaf extract, citrus paradisi (grapefruit) seed extract, thymus vulgaris (thyme) essential oil, potassium sorbate.
† Gluten Sensitive Safe
* Certified Organic
Ingredient labeling adheres to international INCI standards.
iHerb Customer Reviews
I read all the reviews about it smelling badly. It's not even that bad! It has a slight smell that disappears shortly after applying it. This is so much safer than hydroquinone.....and that has a terrible smell! As for results, I don't know yet. It says it can take up to 8 weeks to see results and I've been using for three. Oh, I don't know why they call it a serum.....it's a cream base. Update on 3/22/11 I have seen no change at all after using this for a long time. If you look at the bottle, kojic acid is way down the ingredients list........ I ended up going to Amazon.com and purchasing a brightening gel that list it as the second ingredient and is natural as well. Don't waste your money!
I tried it for about 3 weeks and my face developed a rash with severe itching. I then looked up the side effects of Kojic Acid which is the main ingredient. Sensitive Skin: This happens to be the most well known side effect of kojic acid. Basically, there has been research which suggests that if kojic acid is used repeatedly for extended periods of time, the user’s skin may develop increased sensitivity which some say might become permanent to some degree. Technically known as dermatitis, this side effect be characterized by increased itchiness, red rash, irritation, etc (similar to poison ivy).The smell of the serum is also terrible.