Cyspera – The Alternative for Hyperpigmentation
Hydroquinone has been used for decades as the gold standard for stubborn discolouration concerns but there have been concerns with the this product with some claims it may be carcinogenic.
Non-hydroquinone compounds exist such as kojic acid, arbutin, azelaic acid, retinoids and hydroxy acids but these show lower efficacy.
Cyspera® is the novel pigment corrector formulated with cysteamine and free of hydroquinone to improve the appearance of stubborn discolouration. This product is developed by Scientis is a Swiss dermatology company dedicated to skin pigmentation . Cyspera® contains 50g of a 5% topical formulation of cysteamine hydrochloride.
What is Cysteamine ?
Naturally occurring biological compound, cysteamine physiologically delivers powerful antioxidant activity with multiple effects on the appearance of stubborn discolouration, evening skin tone and overall complexion.
Cyspera® claims to give:
Significant improvement in the appearance of brown patches and dark spots3
Powerful antioxidant activity
Well tolerated for long-term use3
Free of hydroquinone, non photosensitive4
92% of subjects saw significant improvement 67% pigment correction in the appearance
How to Use:
Intensive phase: Once per day, everyday, for 16 weeks. Maintenance phase: Once per day, twice-weekly.
For optimal Results, daily use of a broad spectrum sunscreen with SPF 30 or higher is highly recommended.
Cyspera® is not a photosensitiser. It can be applied regardless of sun intensity and on any skin phototypes.
• No undesirable effects, other than redness, dryness or irritation of the skin are reported.
• A burning sensation and mild redness might occur immediately after application, and it will usually disappear after 30 minutes. This is a normal reaction and may happen during the first few days of application.
• After 6 weeks of application of cysteamine, the risk of skin irritation reduces considerably (skin hardening). • There is no limit for the long-term use of cysteamine.