Brightenex: Is Brightenex The Right Skin Care?

You always want that your skin should be clean, soft and brighter. Since your skin is going to show your first good reflection, you always want that it should be free from any damage caused by sun or any other type of pigmentation problem. To counter these skin problems, brighteners and correcting cream are now available.

Product Details:

Brightenex claims to be one such good product for skin brightening and correcting. It claims to contains a combination of ingredients which are formulated to suit for all skin color and tone. This cream is used basically for treating hyperpigmentation problem. It also claims to work and retain the damage done by various environmental factors. Over all it claims that it works for your skin problem.

About Manufacturer:
Brightenex is manufactured by ZO Skin Health, Inc. ZO is abbreviated for Dr. Zein Obagi's. This company said, that they provide products which are innovative for skincare. Brightenex claims that it is a Multi-Action System which helps to maintain the skin health. This is a prescribed product which costs 110$ for a pack of 2.5 Fl.oz.

What Are The Ingredients?
The ingredients are as follows:
  • Water (Aqua).
  • Cetearyl Isononanoate.
  • Cyclopentasiloxane.
  • Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oleosomes.
  • Cyclohexasiloxane.
  • Glycerin.
  • Cetearyl Alcohol.
  • Steareth-20.
  • Pentylene Glycol.
  • Cetyl Alcohol.
  • Polysorbate 20.
  • Retinol.
  • Ascorbyl Glucoside.
  • Propylheptyl Caprylate.
  • Ascorbyl Palmitate.
  • Glutathione.
  • Stachys Officinalis (Leaf) Extract.
  • Acetyl Glucosamine.
  • Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil.
  • Tocopheryl Acetate.
  •  Nylon 12.
  • Sodium Sulfite.
  • Zea Mays (Corn) Oil.
  • Beta-Carotene.
  • Sodium Metabisulfite.
  • Soy Isoflavones.
  • Lecithin.
  • Acrylamide
  • Polyisobutene.
  • Cetearyl Glucoside.
  • Alcohol.
  • Polysorbate 80.
  • Carbomer.
  • Sodium Hydroxide.
  • Disodium EDTA.
  • Potassium Sorbate.
  • 1,2 Hexanediol.
  • Caprylyl Glycol.
  • Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil.
  • Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil.

How Does Brightenex Work?
Brightenex is a Synergistic Retinol Formulation which helps to brighten the skin tone and texture by inhibiting and anti-oxidizing the melanin production in the skin.  This mechanism is possible because it contains Retinol in its chemical composition. It maintains the pigmentation level and helps to minimizes skin redness by the helps of various vitamin, glutathione and soy isoflavones.  It also claims to improve damages done on skin by harsh environment. Thus this is a multi-action system cream.

  • It is a prescribed product.
  • Mentions about the ingredients.
  • Product from a good manufacturing company.
  • Claims to work on hyperpigmentation problem.

  • Though a prescribed product, but didn’t show detail about its clinical studies.
  • Very costly, $ 110 for a single pack.
  • Ingredient quantity and detail not given by the official site.
  • Some consumers say that they experience dryness and peeling, in their review present on other site
  • May cause skin irritation, if you are allergic to any ingredients present in the cream.

Suggested Use:
It is an incremental approach. It is recommended to apply only 1-3 pumps only on the affected area, in beginning. Start to apply twice daily. If all goes well you can apply 3 times a day and can also increase the skin area of application.

How Long Until I See Results?
You can see some result after 3-7 days of application. It takes some time to show good result. Might be or approximately it takes 3-4 week of proper use to show effective result.

This cream first clearly mentions that you must first consult your doctor, because it is a prescribed product. You may experience some dryness and peeling in the starting. It can sometime also cause burning sensation on the skin where cream was applied. It is said that this effect will go away after 3-7 days.  If it doesn’t show any improvement discontinue it and immediately consult your doctor.

Final Thoughts:
Brightenex claims to be a good prescribed product, which helps to solve the hyperpigmentation problem, by going through various stages of repairing and improvement. It contains retinol which is said to be good ingredient. Over all it is manufactured by a reputed company, but still did not show the proof about the clinical studies done on cream. It has no FAQ’s, ingredient detail and quantity present on the official site. It also fails to mention a detailed consumer review on the official site. Even if you want to give a try you cannot think, because of its high price of $110, plus it is a prescribed product. So there is no money back guarantee also. So be sure before trying this.


  1. You are telling people how to use this product incorrectly. I just started it and the doctor said to start every other PM.

  2. My doctor told me to use it 2 times a week.

  3. My doctor told me to use it 2 times a week.


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