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Lumitone HP is a skin brightening serum created for older and wrinkle-prone skin, claiming to brighten and remove tell-tale signs of aging (such as age spots) by safely lightening it. It supposedly lightens skin with natural white daisy extract, which they say is powerful at eliminating unsightly skin irregularities. This is also designed for elimination of other skin formations, such as wrinkles and hyperpigmentation. Better yet, this is designed for all skin types — no need to buy a different formula to meet your skin’s specific needs.
Along with White Daisy Extract, Lumitone HP hints that it contains five other ingredients that will deliver the same benefits, and according to them, it is all natural as well. Results are said to appear within 2 weeks, or after 14 days of continual use. There are no actual testimonials available however, and you can only choose one type of treatment. The entire system costs a staggering $179.85, but smaller serums (designed for spot treatment) cost around $70.00 each. Is this system worth the risk? Those who want to get rid of age spots and hyperpigmentation, may be willing to take the risk, although it doesn’t seem like it will do anything for wrinkles.
According to their website, Lumitone HP contains these ingredients: Purified Water, Dimethicone, Cyclopentasiloxane, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Caprylic/ Capric Triglyceride, Polysilicone-11, Bellis Perennis (Daisy) Flower Extract, Peg-4, Nylon-12, Silica, Alpha-Arbutin, Diacetyl Boldine, Hydroxycinnamic Acid, Octadecenedioic Acid, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyltaurate Copolymer, Saccharomyces/ Xylitum Black Tea Ferment, Glyceryl Polymethacrylate, Peg-10 Dimethicone, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Squalane, Glycerin, Polysorbate 40, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Isohexadecane, Phenoxyethanol, Propylene Glycol, Ammonium Polyacyloyldimethyl Taurate, Polysorbate 60, Methylparaben, Butylene Glycol, Tetrasodium Edta, Triethanolamine, Chlorphenesin, Benzoic Acid. As evidenced by this list, a lot of these ingredients are synthetic – some studies show synthetic ingredients may worsen allergic reactions and/or skin irritation.
As for the main Lumitone HP ingredient, white daisy extract, there are no skin-related benefits connected with it. Lumitone HP appears to be the only company using this ingredient, and no studies have shown its impact in topical form as of yet. The safety of this ingredient is also not really known.
Other ingredients, such as Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice and Cucumber Fruit Extract, may help moisturize the skin, although they won’t help lighten the skin.
- Contains ingredients which may help moisturize the skin.
- White Daisy Extract has not been linked with any skin-related benefits.
- Is extremely expensive, with no sample sizes available for purchase.
- Contains synthetic ingredients which may harm the skin.
- Is intended as a skin lightener, not really a wrinkle treater.
The Bottom Line
Lumitone HP may contain ingredients that help moisturize, but these don’t help lighten the skin, despite Lumitone HP’s claims. If you are seeking a true skin lightener, it probably won’t provide these results, but for its moisturization benefits, it might be one choice to keep in mind.