Volume No. :   3

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2012

ISSN Print :  0976-2981

ISSN Online :  2321-5844


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A Review: Natural Skin Lighting and Nourishing Agents.

Address:   S.C.Shivhare 1*, K.G. Malviya1, Dr. K.K. Shivhare Malviya2, Neeta K. Rai 3, Vijay Jain4, Arun Kumar 5
1Mahatma Jyoti Rao Phoole College of Health care and Allied Sciences, MJRP University, Jaipur, Rajasthan
2Rani Dhullaiya Memorial Ayurvedic College & Hospital, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.
3Sagar Institute of Research & Technology, Bhopal Madhya Pradesh.
4School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.
5School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vel’s University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
*Corresponding Author

In the present review article many depigmenting or skin lightening as well as nourishing agents are discussed, including their historical background, biochemical characteristics, type of inhibition and activators from various sources. In this article authors have tried to highlights the mechanism and role of Tyrosinase in melanin formation, which pigmenting the skin, with the various important natural agents which altering pigmentation and nourishing the skin like Alpha-Arbutin, Kojic Acid, Licorice Extract, Mulberry, Glycolic Acid, Lactic Acid, Lemon Juice Extract, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Emblica, Aloe Vera Extract, Grape Seed Extract, Green Tea Extract, Alfalfa Extract, Caviar Extract, Cucumber Fruit extract, Glycerine, Hydrolyzed Soya Protein, Niacin amide, Sugar Cane extract, Safflower seed Oil, Salicylic acid, Squalane, Vitamin E, Watercress extract their sources brief description and the advantages.
Whitening, tyrosinase inhibitors, natural lighting and nourishing agents.
S.C.Shivhare, K.G. Malviya, K.K. Shivhare Malviya, Neeta K. Rai , Vijay Jain, Arun Kumar. A Review: Natural Skin Lighting and Nourishing Agents. Res. J. Topical and Cosmetic Sci. 3(1): Jan. –June 2012 page 11-15.
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