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Scinderm - Melanoceutical Skin Brightening System is  fully dedicated to visible skin lightening. With novel, next-generation skin lightening ingredients and delivery systems. Scinderm offers topical skin lightening home treatments and Professional skin lightening treatments that are performed only by qualified skin practitioners. Scinderm leads in innovation - in the category of skin lightening.

 

Scinderm does not use any harmful technologies such as hydroquinone and mercuric salts. Furthermore, Scinderm avoids the use of alternative technologies that fall very short of delivering results and uses Dermatologically tested melanoceutical products.

Old-school technologies such as using one or two  basic skin lightening ingredients such as kojic acid, vitamin c, licorice extracts and bearberry extracts as single treatments is out dated.

Scinderm focuses on a superb technologically that is exclusive and unique only to Scinderm called "Extemporaneous Compounding". This system allows the dispensing Dermatologist or Doctor to adjust the strength of the product customizing the treatment strength of the product depending on the skin type, condition and severity.

 

Scinderm offers concentrated active skin lightening compounds that are added either in a form of a powder or liquid to one of the Scinderm base creams or serums delivering a potent, stable and proven product to the end user - you the patient/client at home.

Scinderm uses in it s products advanced peptides and biotechnology solutions to target visible skin pigmentation in short and longer terms - all depending on the skin pigmentation severity or damage to the skin.

SCINDERM® works by combining well documented properties of the most beneficial and safest active skin lightening ingredients. 
 SCINDERM® puts your safety above anything else. Our products contain absolutely NO hydroquinone, mercury, steroids or other harmful bleaching substances.

SCINDERM® not only contains high quality base ingredients which are just important as the active ones.

SCINDERM® has incorporated the proper carriers and liposomes to ensure that the active ingredients are absorbed deeply into the skin. Scinderm has also included effective safe preservatives such as no parabens and moisturizing agents to ensure minimal skin irritation. Scinderm has added NO synthetic fragrances to their products to minimize skin sensitivity or irritation.

SCINDERM® Skin Lightening active ingredients are listed below for quick easy reference. The active ingredients are offered in various formulations from serums, creams, lotions, cleansers, skin exfoliants and peels, enzymes, etc 

SCINDERMS SKIN LIGHTENING INGREDIENTS GLOSSARY:
  • Alpha Arbutin
  • Vitamin C-Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate
  • Tetrahexyldecyl ascorbate
  • Niacinamide
  • Kojic Acid Dipalmitate
  • Glabridin - Licorice Extract
  • 18 Beta glycyrrhetinic acid (licorice)
  • Oligopeptide - 68
  • Rumex Extract
  • Bear Berry
  • Paper Mulberry Root Extract
  • Phenylethyl resorcinol
  • Evodia rutaecarpa extract
  • Gamma Polyglutamic Acid
  • Ellagic Acid
  • Tetrahydrocurcumin Diacetate
  • Pearl Powder
  • m-Tranexamic Acid
  • L-Glutathione
  • Azelaic Acid
  • Phytic Acid
  • L Lactic Acid
  • Camellia oleifera extract
  • Retinol
  • Ferulic Acid, Vitamin C & E combination
SKIN DE-PIGMENTING COMPOUNDS: These active agents have been fortified with special liposomes for an advanced delivery system. SCINDERM contains the highest concentrations of active ingredients tolerated by the skin. The use of special base ingredients and high quality actives is what brings out the true effectiveness of the formula and sets us apart from any other skin lightening brand.





What Skin Type are you?

Take this Quiz to find out what is your photo skin type.

The Fitzpatrick Skin Type is a skin classification system first developed in 1975 by Thomas Fitzpatrick, MD, of Harvard Medical School. His skin classification system and its adaptations are familiar to dermatologists. In order to determine your Fitzpatrick Skin Type, our quiz measures two components (genetic disposition and reaction to sun exposure). Types range from the very fair (Type I) to the very dark (Type VI).

Part I: Genetic Disposition

Your eye color is:
Light blue, light gray or light green = 0
Blue, gray or green = 1
Hazel or light brown = 2
Dark brown = 3
Brownish black = 4

Your natural hair color is:
Red or light blonde = 0
Blonde = 1
Dark blonde or light brown = 2
Dark brown = 3
Black = 4

Your natural skin color (before sun exposure) is:
Ivory white = 0
Fair or pale = 1
Fair to beige, with golden undertone = 2
Olive or light brown = 3
Dark brown or black = 4

How many freckles do you have on unexposed areas of your skin?
Many = 0
Several = 1
A few = 2
Very few = 3
None = 4

Part II: Reaction to Extended Sun Exposure

How does your skin respond to the sun?
Always burns, blisters and peels = 0
Often burns, blisters and peels = 1
Burns moderately = 2
Burns rarely, if at all = 3
Never burns = 4

Does your skin tan?
Never -- I always burn = 0
Seldom = 1
Sometimes = 2
Often = 3
Always = 4

How deeply do you tan?
Not at all or very little = 0
Lightly = 1
Moderately = 2
Deeply = 3
My skin is naturally dark = 4

How sensitive is your face to the sun?
Very sensitive = 0
Sensitive = 1
Normal = 2
Resistant = 3
Very resistant/Never had a problem = 4

Add up your total to find your Fitzpatrick Skin Type.

Look up your total score below and read all about your skin type.
Type I (0 - 6 points)
Type II (7 - 12 points)
Type III (13 - 18 points)
Type IV (19 - 24 points)
Type V (25 - 30 points)
Type VI ( 31+ points)

This skin type quiz is for informational purposes only. The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, skin care professional diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Close
Type I (0-6 points)

Type I: You always burn and never tan in the sun. You are extremely susceptible to skin damage as well as cancers like basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. You are also at very high risk for melanoma, the deadliest type of skin cancer. Generally follow The Skin Cancer Foundation's prevention tips but use Z Plus Broad Spectrum SPF 45+ daily and clothing with a UPF rating of 30 or higher. Seek the shade whenever you are out in the sun. Check your skin head-to-toe each month, paying careful attention to any suspicious growths, and make sure you have an annual professional skin check up. If you fall in this type you are prone to extreme sun damage when exposed sunlight and risk severe sunburn. Skin Type I are prone to premature ageing such as fine lines, wrinkles, age spots, etc Skin Type I are conducive to the usual aesthetic treatments such as Microdermabrasion, chemical skin peeling, laser hair removal, laser resurfacing and most other treatments can safely be done without the danger of adverse side effects such as hyper or hypo pigmentation occurring.

Recommended Products: MelanoWash; Light Oxygenating Complex, Skin Corrector, Skin Neutralizer, Koji Booster, Beta Glucan Base Cream, Z Plus Broad Spectrum SPF 45, Striking Lite Cream and Complex

Professional Treatment: A series of six (6) 20% Cherry Turnover Mask Peels once every two to four weeks depending on skin thickness and skin habits. Close
Type II (7- 12 points)

Type II: You almost always burn and rarely tan in the sun. You are highly susceptible to skin damage as well as cancers like basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. You are also at high risk for melanoma, the deadliest type of skin cancer. Generally follow The Skin Cancer Foundation's prevention tips but also consider using Z Plus Broad Spectrum SPF 45+ sunscreen and clothing with a UPF rating of 30 or higher. Seek the shade whenever you are out in the sun. Check your skin head-to-toe each month, paying careful attention to any suspicious growths, and make sure you have an annual professional skin checkup. If you fall in this type you are prone to sun damage when exposed sunlight and risk of sunburn. Skin Type II are prone to premature ageing such as fine lines, wrinkles, age spots, etc Skin Type II are conducive to the usual aesthetic treatments such as Microdermabrasion, chemical skin peeling, laser hair removal, laser resurfacing and most other treatments can safely be done without the danger of adverse side effects such as hyper or hypo pigmentation occurring.

Recommended Products: MelanoWash; Light Oxygenating Complex, Skin Corrector, Skin Neutralizer, Koji Booster, Beta Glucan Base Cream, Z Plus Broad Spectrum SPF 45, Striking Lite Cream and Complex

Professional Treatment: A series of six (6) 20% Cherry Turnover Mask Peels once every two to four weeks depending on skin thickness and skin habits. Close
Type III (13- 18 points)

Type III: You sometimes burn and sometimes tan in the sun. You are susceptible to skin damage as well as cancers like basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. You are also at risk for melanoma, the deadliest type of skin cancer. Be sure to apply Z Plus Broad Spectrum SPF 45+ every day, wear sun-protective clothing, and seek the shade between 10 AM and 4 PM, when the sun is strongest. Check your skin head-to-toe each month, paying careful attention to any suspicious growths, and make sure you have an annual professional skin checkup.

If you fall in this type you could be prone to sun damage when exposed to long periods of sunlight and risk sunburn. Skin Type III individuals are conducive to the usual aesthetic treatments and most treatments can safe, however caution must be displayed by the skin specialist in not causing Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation (PIH). A chemical reaction to some oral medication and exposure to sun can cause photosensitivity and can lead to hyperpigmentation. This type can be at risk during treatment for post inflammatory hyperpigmentation. To avoid premature ageing, skin cancer and hyperpigmentation, protect with Z Plus Broad Spectrum sunscreen.

Recommended Products: MelanoWash; Light Oxygenating Complex, Skin Corrector, Skin Neutralizer, White Lightening Concentrate, Koji Booster, Herbal Mulberry Cream, Beta Glucan Base Cream, Z Plus Broad Spectrum SPF 45, Striking Lite Cream and Complex

Professional Treatment: A series of six (3) 20% Cherry Turnover Mask Peels once every four to eight weeks depending on skin thickness and skin habits. Close
Type IV (19- 24 points)

Type IV: You tend to tan easily and are less likely to burn. But you are still at risk; use Z Plus Broad Spectrum SPF 45+ sunscreen outside and seek the shade between 10 AM and 4 PM. Follow all other Prevention Tips from The Skin Cancer Foundation as well. Check your skin head-to-toe each month, paying careful attention to any suspicious growths, and make sure you have an annual professional skin check up.

Skin type IV -can be prone to an overactive production of melanin following sun exposure which can result in the uneven pigmentation of melasma especially if they are on hormonal therapy such as the oral contraceptive or during pregnancy.

Those with a higher level of skin type such as skin type IV -can be prone to an overactive production of melanin following certain light and laser skin rejuvenation treatments or laser hair removal and thus proper preparation of the skin and sun avoidance is recommended prior to aesthetic treatments such as laser / light and peels. Those with a higher level of skin type such as IV-VI are usually prone to an overactive production of melanin following invasive skin treatments such as microdermabrasion, chemical peeling, laser skin or hair treatments. This can lead to permanent discoloration or scarring of the skin, and most experts agree that people with V-VI type skin should undertake any laser treatment with extreme caution.

Recommended Products: MelanoWash; Light Oxygenating Complex, Skin Corrector, Skin Neutralizer, Koji Booster, Beta Glucan Base Cream, White Lightening Concentrate, Herbal Mulberry Cream, Z Plus Broad Spectrum SPF 45, Striking Lite Cream and Complex

Professional Treatment: Enzymology Close
Type V (25- 30 points)

Type V: You tan easily and rarely burn, but you are still at risk. Use Z Plus Broad Spectrum SPF 45+ sunscreen and seek the shade between 10 AM and 4 PM. Acral lentiginous melanoma, a very virulent form of the disease, is more common among darker-skinned people. These melanomas tend to appear on parts of the body not often exposed to the sun, and often remain undetected until after the cancer has spread. Check your skin head-to-toe each month, paying careful attention to any suspicious growths, and make sure you have an annual professional skin check up. Keep an eye out for any suspicious growths, especially on the palms, soles of the feet and mucous membranes.

Skin Type V also reacts differently and at times more severely to common conditions such as acne, eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis and seborrheic dermatitis (dandruff) which can lead to potential problems with hyperpigmentation, or uneven darkening or lightening of skin colour as the formation of melanin is a dynamic process and responds to various stimuli. Thus the skin is more reactive to an insult which can lead to dark marks called Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation PIH. PIH may takes years to fade thus wearing a sunscreen is essential to prevent PIH.

This skin type can also produce less pigmentation called Hypo pigmentation or lightened areas, after a burn or other injury. Individuals with skin type V are usually prone to an overactive production of melanin following laser skin or hair treatments, chemical peels, any type of abrasion should be avoided. Most experts agree that people with type skin V should avoid any invasive procedure as this can lead to permanent discoloration or scarring of the skin. Sun avoidance and sun protection with a broad spectrum sunscreen is highly recommended for this type. Those with a higher level of skin type such as IV-VI are usually prone to an overactive production of melanin following invasive skin treatments such as microdermabrasion ,chemical peeling, laser skin or hair treatments. This can lead to permanent discoloration or scarring of the skin, and most experts agree that people with V-VI type skin should undertake any laser treatment with extreme caution.

Recommended Products: MelanoWash; Light Oxygenating Complex, Skin Corrector, Skin Neutralizer, Koji Booster, Beta Glucan Base Cream, White Lightening Concentrate, Herbal Mulberry Cream, Asian Pearl Cream, Z Plus Broad Spectrum SPF 45, Striking Lite Cream and Complex

Professional Treatment: Enzymology Close
Type VI (31+)

Type VI: Although you do not burn, dark-skinned people are still at risk for skin cancers, and should wear Z Plus Broad Spectrum SPF 45+ sunscreen and seek the shade between 10 AM and 4 PM. Acral lentiginous melanoma, a very virulent form of the disease, is more common among darker-skinned people. These melanomas tend to appear on parts of the body not often exposed to the sun, and often remain undetected until after the cancer has spread. Check your skin head-to-toe each month, paying careful attention to any suspicious growths, and make sure you have an annual professional skin check up. Keep an eye out for any suspicious growths, especially on the palms, soles of the feet and mucous membranes. This skin type Skin type VI also reacts differently and at times more severely to common conditions such as acne, eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis and seborrheic dermatitis (dandruff) which can lead to potential problems with hyperpigmentation, or uneven darkening or lightening of skin colour as he formation of melanin is a dynamic process and responds to various stimuli. Thus the skin is more reactive to an insult which can lead to dark marks called Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation PIH. PIH may takes years to fade thus wearing a sunscreen daily is essential to prevent PIH. This skin type can also produce less pigmentation called Hypo pigmentation or lightened areas, after a burn or other injury.

There is a greater risk of keloid (raised, often large scars) development because darker skin has a better bed of collagen. Studies suggest that the fibroblasts which make collagen, are larger and more numerous and active. Damage to darker skin is therefore associated with a greater incidence of keloids and hypertrophic scars. Most experts agree that people with type skin VI should avoid any invasive procedure as this can lead to permanent discoloration or scarring of the skin. Sun avoidance and sun protection with a broad spectrum sunscreen is highly recommended for this type. Those with a higher level of skin type such as IV-VI are usually prone to an overactive production of melanin following invasive skin treatments such as microdermabrasion ,chemical peeling, laser skin or hair treatments. This can lead to permanent discoloration or scarring of the skin, and most experts agree that people with V-VI type skin should undertake any laser treatment with extreme caution or avoid treatment altogether.

Recommended Products: MelanoWash; Light Oxygenating Complex, Skin Corrector, Skin Neutralizer, Koji Booster, Beta Glucan Base Cream, White Lightening Concentrate, Herbal Mulberry Cream, Striking Lite Complex or Cream, Z Plus Broad Spectrum SPF 45, Striking Lite Cream and Complex

Professional Treatment: Enzymology Close