Journal Overview

In tropical countries like Singapore, exposure of our skin to environmental hazards such as Ultraviolet (UV) radiation and hazardous pollutants are inevitable. Adequate protection against these environmental aggressors is necessary, so as to keep our skin healthy and youthful.

What are Colourless Carotenoids (CLC)?

Nature’s most effective whitening ingredients:

  • Phytoene
  • Phytofluene
  • non-genetically modified (GMO) white tomatoes
  • Scientifically proven

Effects of Colourless Carotenoids

  • Natural sunscreen against UV damages and photo-oxidation
  • Inhibit melanin synthesis to prevent pigmentation spots
  • Reduce melanin present in the cells, including dark acne scars, freckles, dark underarms and age spots
  • Antioxidants that prevent against free radical damages
  • Anti-inflammatory properties

The Birth of Tokyo Crystal™

  • Natural oral food supplement for skin whitening and anti-ageing effects
  • Contains PhytoflORAL (phytoene and phytofluene) and L-Cysteine
  • Benefits of PhytoflORAL:
    – absorbs UVA and UVB
    – antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties
    – blocks formation of melanin
    – reduces existing melanin in the cells
    – concentrates into the skin when taken orally
  • Benefits of L-cysteine:
    – amino-acid metabolised into glutathione
    – formation of “pinkish” melanin as opposed to black melanin
  • This combination will lead to a pinkish white skin tone

What is the recommended dosage and are there any side effects?

  • 2 capsules a day
  • No side effects
  • Suitable for all skin types and all ages

The Birth of Tokyo Shield™

  • Natural oral food supplement for sun protection and photodamage prevention
  • Contains Polypodium Leucotomos (PLE)
  • Benefits of PLE:
    – protects against the damaging effects of UV radiation exposure
    – antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties
    – inhibits formation of free radicals from UV radiation: protects skin from erythema, prevents sunburn, and prevents photo-ageing
    – treatment of skin conditions such as psoriasis, vitiligo, atopic dermatitis, and melasma
    – prevents and relieves polymorphous light eruption (PMLE)
  • Also known as “internal sunscreen”

What is the recommended dosage and are there any side effects?

  • 1 capsule a day
  • No side effects
  • Not clinically tested in patients less than 18 years, and in pregnant or breastfeeding women