Lighten-Up IQ


Lighten-Up IQ


Lighten-Up IQ combines high-performance ingredients, making it the gold standard to improve hyperpigmentation-related conditions while diminishing fine lines and wrinkles.

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This potent, high-performance, proprietary complex including retinol (Tretinol®), hydroquinone and hydrocortisone decreases the overproduction of melanin while diminishing fine lines and wrinkles. Tretinol® penetrates deep into the skin, mimicking the properties of tretinoin for faster, more optimal results, aiding in the treatment of dark spots from excessive sun exposure and post inflammatory hyperpigmentation. This combination has long been considered the gold standard to improve hyperpigmentation-related conditions.


  • Fades age spots and hyperpigmentation

  • Decreases the overproduction of melanin

  • Smooths and resurfaces rough skin, improving texture and tone while diminishing fine lines and wrinkles to reverse signs of aging

  • Visibly lightens pigmented areas and improves the appearance of acne scars and uneven skin tone

  • Decreases photodamage and hyperpigmentation caused by sun exposure and hormonal changes

  • Protects skin from harmful effects of free radicals using vitamin E as a natural defense

  • Restores skin’s moisture, leaving skin youthful and luminous

Directions for Use

Use as directed by physician. Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Use of sun protection recommended.

Active Ingredient

  • Hydroquinone 7%

Ingredient Highlights

  • Retinol 0.2%

  • Kojic acid 1%

  • Hydrocortisone 0.1%

  • Sunflower oil

  • Vitamin E (tocopheryl acetate)

  • Allantonin