The Truth Behind Michael Jackson’s White Skin

. The truth behind Michael Jackson’s white skin is more complex than meets the eye

Something happened to Michael Jackson’s Skin between the “Thriller” and “Bad” Albums.  It changed from a chocolate brown color to an alabaster white over a period of about 5 years, which was apparently complete by 13 years.   The striking change was just one of many mysteries the singer/performer and ingenue was known for.  And, of […]

Skin Lightening and Skin Bleaching: The Difference, Part 2

Vitiligo is a depigmentation condition that results from autoimmunity. Monobenzone is a skin bleaching agent which can turn the residual dark spots white and provide uniform skin. Monobenzone treated skin from patients who do not have Vitiligo appear like Vitiligo lesions under the microscope suggesting the process Monobenzone uses to bleach skin is the same process that occurs in Vitiligo.

We continue our discussion of skin lightening and skin bleaching, the difference between the two. We begin by focusing our attention on the actual chemical agents found in products, perhaps some of them you are using or have used to understand what they do.  Some lighten skin.  Some bleach skin.  Often, the chemical structure dictates […]

Skin Lightening and Skin Bleaching: The Difference

Eurocentric beauty standards including White Skin, skin lightening and skin bleaching were imposed by the dominant culture on the cultures the oppressed including Black people. Even in Advertisements.

Skin lightening and Skin Bleaching are both terms to describe the voluntary process of decreasing darkness or increasing paleness in the color of one’s skin.  This is Part 1 of a multi part discussion and should include everything you need to know. The terms are used interchangeably, but they should not be.  The Difference between […]

Glutathione Injections for Skin Lightening? A Waste of Money? Part 2

Lightening of skin color by 1-2 levels on the Fitzpatrick scale can occur with Glutathione Skin Injections.

This is Part 2 of the “Glutathione Injections for Skin Lightening? Effective or Waste of Money?” discussion. Glutathione Injections for Skin Lightening Glutathione Injections are believed to lighten skin by many people.  The goal of this discussion is to understand whether Glutathione Injections for Skin lightening is a waste of money.  While the hype and […]

Glutathione Injections for Skin Lightening? Effective or Waste of Money. Part 1

Glutathione Injections for Skin Lightening? Effective or Waste of Money?

Glutathione injections for skin lightening remain a popular trend in many parts of the world.  But are they effective?  Or are they simply a waste of money?  What about the other forms of Glutathione?  You have seen the dramatic changes in skin tone among the hottest celebrities. Beyonce, Mindy Kaling, Nicki Minaj, Azealia Banks, and […]

Argireline Botox Alternative- Does it help Wrinkles?

Botox on Forehead wrinkles

A question we hear a lot is “What exactly is Argireline Botox Alternative (one of the components of our anti-wrinkle Peptide Serum, GenaViVe)?” and “Does it help Wrinkles like Botox?”  Argireline has become a staple in Cosmetic products and Anti-aging skincare, because of its Botox-like effect on wrinkles. What is Botox and how does it […]

GenaViVe Peptide Botox Alternative. Real Results!

GenaViVe Peptide Serum Botox Alternative  Peptide Serum by SkinSurrection

GenaViVe Peptide Botox Alternative GenaVive Topical Peptide Wrinkle-remover and Age-reversing Peptide Serum by SkinSurrection is our new powerful Botox alternative.   Our peptide serum is a scientifically based formulation which combines the power of multiple bioactive peptides, which have been shown to improve the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines in a manner that is reminiscent […]

Hydroquinone Skin Lightening Creams: Answers

Hydroquinone can cause darkening. This is called Ochronosis

Hydroquinone Skin Lightening Creams and Hyperpigmentation: What You Need to Know Hydroquinone is considered the “gold standard” for treatment of dark spots and other hyperpigmentation problems. It is present in a variety of nonprescription skin lightening creams and in skin lightening ointments and creams that require a doctor’s prescription. Hydroquinone can be found in a […]

A Skin Lightening Lotion – XOLIA. Let’s Lighten Up!

Skinsurrection XOLIA Hyperpigmentation and Skin Lightening Lotion for Black skin

You can love the skin you’re in.  Or, you can change it if you want.  The choice is yours, and yours alone.   We could discuss the psycho-social issues around changing the tone or complexion of your skin at some point, but you wouldn’t be reading this blog had you not already considered those issues and […]

GenaViVe reflects a new era for SkinSurrection.

GenaViVe reflects a new era for SkinSurrection.  You may know us for our XOLIA family of rapid Hyperpigmentation products.  GenaViVe was brought to market because of  YOUR REQUEST and DEMAND. “Changing the Skin You’re In” is our motto.  It represents our commitment to bring our client’s better skin. This includes not just addressing Hyperpigmentation, uneven complexion, sunspots, darks spots and melasma we […]