Lytera Skin Brightening System With Retinol Complex 0.5
All skin types
Apply AHA/BHA Exfoliating Cleanser 2 to 3 days a week, or as tolerated, as the first product in your skin care routine. Apply Lytera® Skin Brightening Complex in the morning and evening, after cleansing. Apply Retinol Complex in the evening, as the last step before applying moisturizer. If you have never used a retinol product before, begin by limiting use to twice a week, gradually increasing frequency to every other night and then every night, as tolerated.
IMPORTANT! SUNSCREEN IS REQUIRED TO OPTIMIZE AND MAINTAIN THE RESULTS OF USING THE LYTERA® SKIN BRIGHTENING SYSTEM.
CAUTION: Do not use Lytera® or Retinol Complex if you are pregnant, lactating, or planning to become pregnant.
SUNBURN ALERT: AHA/BHA Exfoliating Cleanser contains an alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA) that may increase the skin’s sensitivity to the sun and particularly the possibility of sunburn. Patients should use a sunscreen, wear protective clothing, and limit sun exposure while using this product (or this system) and for a week following.
Water/Aqua/Eau, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Glycine Soja Oil, Niacinamide, Polyacrylate-13, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Squalane, Retinol, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-8, Dunaliella Salina Extract, Magnolia Grandiflora Bark Extract, Tocopherol, Tocotrienols, Ceramide 3, Bisabolol, Phytosterols, Squalene, Tocopheryl Acetate, Oryza Sativa Bran Cera, Glycerin, Polysorbate 20, Butylene Glycol, Cetyl Palmitate, Laureth-23, Trideceth-6 Phosphate, Sodium Hydroxide, Dicaprylyl Ether, Lauryl Alcohol, Polyisobutene, Dextran, Potassium Sorbate, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin
Q: What skin type is appropriate for using the Lytera® Skin Brightening System?
A: The Lytera® Skin Brightening System is appropriate for all skin types. It is ideal for skin types that have been preconditioned with a retinol product. If you have not used a retinol product before, begin by limiting use to twice a week, gradually increasing frequency to every other night and then every night, as tolerated.
Q: What other SkinMedica® products can I use to complement the Lytera® Skin Brightening System?
A: Sunscreen is required to optimize and maintain the results of using the Lytera® Skin Brightening System. We recommend TOTAL DEFENSE + REPAIR Broad Spectrum Sunscreens (SPF 34, SPF 34 Tinted, or SPF 50+), Environmental Defense Sunscreen™ SPF 50+ with UV ProPlex®, Daily Physical Defense® Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 30+, or TNS Ultimate Daily Moisturizer™ SPF 20 Sunscreen. Apply sunscreen after Lytera® Skin Brightening Complex in the morning.
Additionally, to maximize results, we recommend using TNS Essential Serum® in the morning and evening, and a SkinMedica® moisturizer in the evening, after applying Retinol Complex. Talk to your doctor or skin care specialist about what products are best for you.
Q: What are common side effects?
A: The most common side effects with the Lytera® Skin Brightening System include mild to moderate redness, peeling, and irritation.
Q: Can patients with sensitive skin use the Lytera® Skin Brightening System?
A: Please speak with your doctor or skin care specialist for optimal guidance.
Q: Can I use the Lytera® Skin Brightening System if I’m pregnant?
A: You should not use the Lytera® Skin Brightening System if you are pregnant, lactating, or planning to become pregnant.
Q: Can I use the Lytera® Skin Brightening System during the summer?
A: The Lytera® Skin Brightening System can be used throughout the year. Regardless of the season, daily sun protection with SPF 20 or higher is essential when using the LYTERA® Skin Brightening System.