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The pigmented-spot shrinker

The beauty of our skin is a heritage that needs to endure our lifestyle. BASF experts found that pigmented spot reduction can be epigenetically managed. By increasing a specific epidermal tyrosinase regulator, DN-Aura® reduces the melanin production by melanocytes. The active ingredient, a 100% natural leaf extract from the Vietnamese tree “Langsat” or “Duku” (Lansium domesticum), helps shrinking the pigmented spots that appear with age and worsen under environmental factors such as sun exposure and pollution.

Product Description

Extract from the leaves of the Vietnamese tree “Langsat” or “Duku” (Lansium domesticum)

Consumer Benefits

Age spot reduction

In Vivo

  1. Decrease of pigmented-spot area, decrease of pigmented-spot melanin

Ex Vivo/In Vitro/On Hair

  1. Decrease of melanin synthesis in co-culture of Asian melanocytes with keratinocytes
  2. Reduction of tyrosinase release in Asian human melanocytes
  3. Increase of the expression of the pigmentation gene silencer microRNA (miR-490-3p)

Clinical Study Results

Scientific Concept

Target Molecules in the Skin

Nature of Active


  • Radiance
  • Brightening


  • None


  • Maltodextrin (and) Lansium Domesticum Leaf Extract

Form of Delivery

  • Powder


Product Group

  • Actives

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