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Lytera® 2.0 Pigment Correcting Serum

$160.00
For all skin types
TSA Friendly
Lytera® 2.0 is an advanced Pigment Correcting Serum, formulated to address the appearance of stubborn skin discoloration.
Store at room temperature 15° - 30°C (59° - 86°F).
+160 Allē points

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Lytera® 2.0 Pigment Correcting Serum
Lytera® 2.0 Pigment Correcting Serum
$160.00
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Key Benefits

Key Benefits

  • Formulated to address even the most stubborn skin discoloration, regardless of skin type or genetic makeup
  • Improvements seen in as early as 2 weeks with progressively dramatic results at 12 weeks and beyond1
  • Lytera® 2.0 is one of the most optimal blends to pair with in-office treatments. This formula helps support the results of multiple treatment approaches, including chemical peels, laser therapy, microdermabrasion, and prescription skincare products, such as hydroquinone. Please discuss treatment options with your physician.
  • Non-hydroquinone, retinol-free, paraben-free, fragrance-free, non-comedogenic formulation

1. Makino ET, Kadoya K, Sigler ML, Hino PD, Mehta RC. Development and clinical assessment of a comprehensive product for pigmentation control in multiple ethnic populations. J Drugs Dermatol. 2016;15(12):1562-1570.

Key Ingredients

Tranexamic Acid

Helps correct the appearance of hyperpigmentation.


Phenylethyl Resorcinol

Helps support melanin balance to correct the appearance of hyperpigmentation.


Niacinamide & Tetrapeptide-30

Helps prevent the appearance of new spots while visibly balancing the appearance of your skin tone.

Marine Extract Blend

Helps to correct and prevent the appearance of hyperpigmentation while supporting a healthy skin barrier.


Phytic Acid

Enhances skin texture and promotes even-looking skin.

Ingredients

Water/Aqua/Eau, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Niacinamide, Polyacrylate-13, Phenylethyl Resorcinol, Tranexamic Acid, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Flower Cell Extract, Plankton Extract, Tetrapeptide-30, Artemisia Capillaris Flower Extract, Vibrio Alginolyticus Ferment Filtrate, Alteromonas Ferment Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Polyisobutene, Polysorbate 20, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Hydroxyacetophenone, Phytic Acid, Diethylhexyl Syringylidenemalonate, Disodium EDTA, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phenoxyethanol

Before & After

Baseline

Baseline

2 Weeks

2 Weeks

African-American Female, Age 40. Unretouched photos. Individual results may vary. Data on file at SkinMedica®.
Fitzpatrick Scale V & VI

Baseline

Baseline

4 Weeks

4 Weeks

African-American Female, Age 47. Unretouched photos. Individual results may vary. Data on file at SkinMedica®.
Fitzpatrick Scale IV & V

Baseline

Baseline

8 Weeks

8 Weeks

Asian-American Female, Age 48. Unretouched photos. Individual results may vary. Data on file at SkinMedica®.
Fitzpatrick Scale II & III

Baseline

Baseline

12 Weeks

12 Weeks

Hispanic-American Female, Age 54. Unretouched photos. Individual results may vary. Data on file at SkinMedica®.
Fitzpatrick Scale III & IV

How to use

How to use

  • When to Apply

    Apply one pump twice daily after cleansing and toning the skin, in the morning and evening, prior to applying moisturizer and sunscreen.

  • Where to Apply

    Lytera® 2.0 can be applied to the entire face, neck, chest, or other affected areas. Avoid getting in eyes. If contact occurs, rinse eyes thoroughly with water.

Additional Information

Additional Information

  • What skin type is appropriate for Lytera® 2.0 Pigment Correcting Serum?

    Lytera® 2.0  has been shown to reduce the appearance of even the most stubborn hyperpigmentation across diverse skin tones, types, and concerns.

  • Can Lytera® 2.0 be used with no visible skin discoloration, but to only brighten one’s complexion?

    Lytera® 2.0 is designed to improve clarity, evenness, and overall appearance of most skin tones and types.

  • Does Lytera® 2.0 work on acne-prone skin?

    Lytera® 2.0 is non-comedogenic and developed to work well on all skin types. The retinol-free, hydroquinone-free formulation is ideal for skin prone to irritation or inflammatory lesions.

  • What results are expected from using Lytera® 2.0?

    Clinical studies demonstrated the following results:

    • Improved appearance of evenness of skin tone
    • Improved overall appearance of the skin
    • Increased radiance and clarity of the skin
    • Lessened appearance of darker patches and discolorations

    It's important to note that results vary depending on severity and cause of hyperpigmentation. For optimal results, patients must comply with their recommended treatment plan, apply sunscreen daily as needed, and avoid excessive sun exposure.

  • How long until visible improvements can be expected?

    In some cases, results were seen in as early as 2 weeks with increasingly dramatic improvements at week 4, 8, 12 and beyond. Results may vary depending on severity of condition. For optimal results, patients must adhere to treatment plan, use sunscreen daily, and avoid excessive sun exposure.

  • Is Lytera® 2.0 safe for use with pregnant or breast-feeding patients?

    Lytera® 2.0 does not contain any known teratogenic ingredients, ingredients known to harm mother and/or baby. Therefore, pregnancy is not considered a contraindication for Lytera® 2.0.

  • Can I integrate Lytera® 2.0 into a 4% prescription strength hydroquinone regimen? Can Lytera® 2.0 also be used with chemical peels, laser treatments, or other cosmetic topical products?

    Yes. Lytera® 2.0 was designed to work well as a monotherapy or to optimize other treatment approaches.

  • How long should patients wait before applying sunscreen?

    Allow Lytera® 2.0 to absorb fully into the skin before applying sunscreen, approximately 3-5 minutes.

  • How long should patients use Lytera® 2.0?

    In clinical studies, optimal results were achieved within 3 months and, in some cases, visible improvements were seen in as early as 2 weeks. However, since hyperpigmentation is a chronic condition that has no known cure, it must be constantly managed with an optimal treatment approach including daily application of SPF and avoidance of excess sun exposure. Use of Lytera® 2.0 is recommended as long as results are desired.

  • Should I use Lytera® 2.0 only as a spot treatment?

    In clinical studies, the formula was shown to be effective when applied to the entire face and was not evaluated as a spot treatment.

  • How often should Lytera® 2.0 be applied?

    For best results, 1 pump of Lytera® 2.0 applied twice daily (morning and evening) is recommended.

  • Where should Lytera® 2.0 be applied?

    Lytera® 2.0 can be used on the face, neck, chest, or other affected areas.

  • How long should one (1) 2 Fl. Oz. Lytera® 2.0 bottle last?

    A 2 Fl. Oz. bottle should last 8-10 weeks, if used according to package directions, 1 pump, twice daily (morning and evening).

  • What are proper storage conditions for Lytera® 2.0?

    As with most SkinMedica® products, Lytera® 2.0 should be stored at room temperature 15-30 degrees Celsius (59-86 degrees Fahrenheit). Avoid exposure to extreme heat or cold.