On Skin Whitening Property of Plant Extracts

  title={On Skin Whitening Property of Plant Extracts},
  author={Coira Jennifer and C. M. STEPHIE and S. B. AND SHALINI B. U ABHISHRI},
  • Coira Jennifer, C. M. STEPHIE, S. B. AND SHALINI B. U ABHISHRI
  • Published 2012
One of the serious aesthetic problems in human beings is skin darkening which is more prevalent in middle aged and elderly individuals. Skin whitening is the practice of using chemical substances or traditional herbal formulations, in an attempt to lighten skin tone or provide an even skin complexion by the reduction of concentration of the pigment melanin. Tyrosinase is the key enzyme in melanin synthesis. Tyrosine inhibitors are the substances which reduce or block melanin synthesis leading… CONTINUE READING