A family of gifted herbalist physicians in 12th century Wales first recognized the therapeutic benefits of bearberry. A natural source of arbutin, bearberry extract provides skin lightening properties by helping inhibit melanin production.
The common name of this herb derives from 16th century England, when ashes of the plant were used for making glass. Known as “Precious National Treasure” in Japan, glasswort extract helps improve skin moisture, firmness, and elasticity.
A well-known ingredient in American herbal history, western dock extract was frequently used by Native Americans to treat skin conditions. Rich in vitamins and minerals, this herb provides brightening properties by helping inhibit melanin production.