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    1. The quest for a whiter shade of pale in skin care.
    Eric Dupont, PhD, Immanence, Quebec, Canada. Claude Léveillé, MD, Plastic Surgeon, Quebec, Canada. Juan Gomez, Immanence, Québec, Canada. Estelle Loing, PhD, Unipex Innovations, Quebec, Canada. Diane Bilodeau, PhD, Consultant, Quebec, Canada. Personal Care-Ingredients, Formulation, Manufacture.

    "Many actives have anti-inflammatory activity that may help reduce such pigmentations problems. For instance, alpha-bisabolol is a good inhibitor of leukotrienes synthesis and glycyrrhizate inhibits the production of PGE2. Cynara scolymus (artichoke) leaf extract and thioctic acid (alpha- lipoic acid) both interfere with the activation of NF-kB, a major intracellular signaling molecule involved in inflammation reactions."

    2. LAC Taut® White Ultimate Skin Whitening from Within!

    "LAC Tau® White is an intensive spot targeting and skin whitening supplement containing L-Glutathione, Grape Seed Extract, Olive Leaf Extract, Alpha Lipoic Acid and Artichoke to significantly fade dark spots and erase imperfections for brilliant, crystal clear and fair skin! This revolutionary skin whitening supplement is the answer to crystal clear skin that illuminates from within."

    3. WHITE ADVANCE DRINK EX - For ultimate skin radiance.

    "Whitening beauty supplement, White Advance Drink EX is the intensive care for all women who wish to maintain fair and radiant skin while preventing UV damage. Great for those who are constantly staying outdoors. This citrus flavored drink contains Vitamin C to target on existing pigmentation, Artichoke Extract to block UV damage and prevent melanin production at the earliest stages. Glycosyl Hesperidin is also added to boost absorption of ingredients for ultimate effectiveness."