An Overview on Skin Whitening 

This paper presents an overview of current skin whitening agents used worldwide, and their advantages and disadvantages. The recent research and development efforts in this are will also be discussed in light of proposing future direction for more effective skin whitening agents, and thus more effective products for consumers.




Sino Lion is a global supplier of specialty chemicals for the Personal Care and Cosmetics industry. Their product list includes skin lighteners and enhancers, anti-microbial agents, anti-aging agents, cooling and warming agents, sunscreens, emulsifying agents, surfactants, skin and hair conditioners, emollients, natural products and polymers. Applications include a variety of body, face, hair and skin care products.