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  • Clinical abstract from Cukurova University: Glutathione as an oral whitening agent: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study “… Sixty otherwise healthy medical students were randomized to receive either glutathione capsules, 500 mg/day in two divided doses, or placebo for 4 weeks. The main outcome was mean reduction of melanin indices measured at six different sites. Several secondary outcomes, including UV spots, were Continue Reading

  • Clinical abstract from Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, US National Library of Medicine: Effects of a nutritional supplement containing collagen peptides on skin elasticity, hydration and wrinkles “… Many people around the world strive to achieve younger-looking skin. This is often promised by topical treatments. Oral treatments for skin ageing have been unsuccessful due to their constituents being broken down by acid Continue Reading

  • Clinical abstract from Journal of American Academy of Dermatology: Oral Polypodium Leucotomos Extract decreases Ultraviolet-induced damage of human skin “… Exposure of human skin to sunlight containing UV radiation A and B, leads to deleterious effects on skin such as sunburn, immune suppression, pigmentary changes, photoaging , and skin cancer. Protection of skin by an oral photoprotective agent would have substantial Continue Reading