CAUTION: Keep out of direct sunlight. Do not use if you are pregnant, lactating or planning to become pregnant.
Lytera® features a proprietary blend of ingredients that work together to help brighten and even skin tone by reducing the appearance of dark spots.
Q: What makes Lytera unique?
A: Lytera is a novel, non-prescription, non-hydroquinone skin brightening product that minimizes the appearance of skin discoloration and dark spots.
Clinical studies with Lytera have shown:
Q: What skin type is appropriate for using Lytera?
A: Lytera is appropriate for all skin types.
Q: When should I use Lytera in my daily skin care routine?
A: Lytera should be applied after cleansing and toning the skin and prior to applying moisturizer and sunscreen.
Q: How often should I apply Lytera?
A: For best results, you should use Lytera twice daily.
Q: What can I expect from using Lytera?
A: Clinical studies demonstrated the following results:
Q: Can I use Lytera if I do not have visible skin discoloration, but only want to brighten my complexion?
A: Lytera is designed to improve clarity, evenness and overall appearance of the skin.
Q: Does Lytera improve the appearance of skin discoloration?
A: In clinical studies, Lytera was used on patients with mild to severe skin discoloration.
Q: Where do you apply Lytera?
A: Lytera can be used on the face, neck, chest or other affected areas.
Q: Should I use Lytera only as a spot treatment?
A: Lytera can be used on the entire face.
Q: What are the side effects?
A: In clinical studies, the side effects associated with Lytera were mild and included redness, tingling and dryness. A temporary warm, tingling sensation may occur immediately after application.
Q: How long will it take before I see results?
A: In clinical studies, improvements were seen in as early as 4 weeks. For best results, use sunscreen daily and avoid sun exposure.
Q: How long should I wait before applying sunscreen?
A: Allow Lytera to absorb into the skin (approximately 3-5 minutes) then apply sunscreen.
Q: Can I use Lytera if I'm pregnant?
A: We do not recommend using Lytera while pregnant, lactating or planning on becoming pregnant.
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Photoaging refers to the damage that is done to the skin from prolonged exposure, over a person's lifetime, to UV radiation. Sun freckles (also known as liver spots, although they have nothing to do with the liver), irregular pigmentation and dilated blood vessels (often referred to as "broken" blood vessels) are some examples. Read More.