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Better Complexions 20% Azelaic Acid Cream is 20% strength aza for skin lightening, acne, melasma and rosacea. Azelaic acid is found naturally in wheat, rye, and barley and is a component of numerous skin care products. It has many beneficial qualities and treats a variety of skin conditions such as post inflammatory hyperpigmentation, acne, melasma and rosacea.
Better Complexions AZA 20 is an effective treatment for mild to moderate acne that works by destroying the bacteria in the pores of the skin that cause pimples to begin with. Its skin lightening abilities also help to lighten pimple marks and pigmentation caused by acne. You may experience some slight irritation when you first start using it but that should subside after a couple of weeks using nightly.
Skin Lightening For Hyperpigmentation
Azelaic acid is a tyrosinase inhibitor which is key in reducing the production of melanin which is the pigmentation within the skin. Aza has been recommended as a replacement for hydroquinone based skin lightening products. It is effective at treating hyperpigmentation especially on dark skin types. It is a popular and effective melasma treatment as well. Melasma is a common cosmetic skin condition that often occurs on but is not limited to women with brown, olive and Asian skin types thought to be hormonally related which usually occurs as slightly darker patches of skin on the face. Requires 5 to 9 weeks of use on average to start seeing marked improvement.
Effective Rosacea Treatment
Rosacea is a chronic skin condition that effects over 16 million Americans and is characterized by redness (erythem,) swelling and pimple like sores on the face. Not a lot is known about this disease or what causes it but Azelaic Acid 20% is most often used to treat it and achieves good results for many people. If you're suffering from Rosacea this cream can likely help.
Common side effects include stinging, itching, burning, dryness and peeling of the epidermis. If any of these symptoms become severe see your physician immediately. Not known to cause any abnormalities during pregnancy but not enough testing has been done to show any risk or non risk. Consult your physician if you're pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant or breastfeeding. Consult with your doctor if you're currently taking medication before using.
20% Azelaic Acid, Organic Herbal Infusion, Organic Aloe Barbadensis (Organic Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice, Cetearyl Alcohol (Plant Derived), Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Stearic Acid (Plant Derived), Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Kosher Vegetable Glycerin, Glyceryl Stearate (Plant Derived),Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose Oil), Polysorbate-60 (Plant Derived), Isopropyl Palmitate (Palm Oil), Dimethicone (Mineral Based), Glyceryl Caprylate (Natural Preservative), Carbomer, Sodium Hydroxide (pH Modifier), Tocopherol (Antioxidant), Ethylhexylglycerin (Preservative), Lonicera Japonica (Honeysuckle) Extract (Natural Preservative).
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