What is Bearberry Extract?
Bearberry extract is made from the leaves of the bearberry shrub - favorite food for bears (and it’s not a joke) The bearberry extract contains arbutin, which naturally lightens and brightens skin.
What is Arbutin?
Arbutin is very similar to hydroquinone the gold standard of skin lightening. Like hydroquinone, arbutin works to whiten your acne dark spots by inactivating tyrosinase, the enzyme responsible for producing melanin.
What is the best treatment of acne dark spots?
Skin lightening creams based on arbutine or bearberry extracts are much less effective than medical grade creams that contain hydroquinone 2%. Having said that the newest dark spots correctors creams combine bearberry plant-based Bearberry extract with hydroquinone 2% for more effective and safer Correction of hyperpigmentation of post acme dark spots, dark acne scars, age spots, freckles and melasma. Users of these new kinds medical grade dark spot correctors can expect some improvement after 4 weeks and optimal improvement in 3 months.