A dekko at the five best skin lightening creams in the market

There are several options available in the market for those who would like to lighten their skin. First out, let’s be clear about one thing — skin lightening is not just about fairness, though, political correctness aside, most Indian women would go to great lengths to make themselves look fairer!  Skin lightening is about getting an even tone and fading away the blemishes.

There are plenty of options in the market for those who would like to go for skin lightening products.

Here’s a look at the top five:

  • Olay White Radiance Brightening Intensive Cream Moisturizer

The product literature says that that it helps the skin in three ways — by reducing the appearance of dark spots, lightening the skin to its original complexion, and providing protection from the harmful UVA/UVB rays of the sun. Olay White Radiance Brightening Intensive Cream Moisturizer gives the skin a healthy glow, while keeping it from becoming dull. With regular use, you are told you will see results within four weeks.

  • Himalaya Herbals Natural Glow Fairness Cream

Himalaya products are herbal in nature; hence they have higher acceptability levels. The product literature says Himalaya Herbals’ Natural Glow Fairness Cream contains 100 per cent natural ingredients that help tackle dull and uneven complexion. It is also supposed to clear dark spots and reduce pigmentation. Its formulation allows for easy application and quick absorption. It contains extracts of Mandarin Orange, Persian Rose, Walnut, and Aloe Vera. It is also helpful in treating acne.

  • Pond’s White Beauty Daily Spot-Less Lightening Cream

The product literature says it works with different skin types to inhibit the production of melanin, helping reduce dark spots. Pond’s White Beauty Daily Spot-Less Lightening Cream has an SPF of 20 PA++. The company says the product restores the skin’s complexion and also protects it from sun damage. It has a non-oily formulation that gets absorbed into the skin fast. It also dries out acne.

  • Garnier Skin Naturals White Complete Multi Action Fairness Cream

Garnier Skin Naturals’ White Complete Multi Action Fairness Cream is recommended for all skin types. It comes with lemon extracts that help lighten the skin. The product literature says its unique formula helps brighten the skin and reduce dark spots, while also offering sun protection. It comes with an SPF of 19 PA+++. It is supposed to reduce dark spots and keep the skin moisturized.

  • Neutrogena Fine Fairness Brightening Serum

This product is recommended for those with oily and combination skin. The product literature says that it deeply penetrates the skin to inhibit melanin production. Neutrogena’s Fine Fairness Brightening Serum helps to combat pigmentation, dark spots and dullness. It also helps to achieve an even tone all over the face. It has a light formula that spreads easily and gets absorbed quickly.

 

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