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The Mechanism and Potential of Palm Vitamin E as a Skin-lightening Agent

@inproceedings{Albakry2018TheMA,
  title={The Mechanism and Potential of Palm Vitamin E as a Skin-lightening Agent},
  author={Nur Anis Albakry and Yusrabbil Amiyati Yusof and Zafarizal Aldrin Azizul Hasan},
  year={2018}
}
A light skin tone is considered a superior trait in most races, particularly among Asian and African women. Realising the demand for fair skin, many cosmetic companies are developing different molecules for use as skinlightening products. There are many commercial skin-lightening products readily available over-the-counter which use depigmenting agents such as hydroquinone, azelaic acid, kojic acid, vitamin C, niaciamide, corticosteroids, licorice extract, gluthathione, glycolic acid and… 

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