brightening agent

brightening agent

n
(Textiles) a compound applied to a textile to increase its brightness by the conversion of ultraviolet radiation to visible (blue) light, used in detergents
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Tenders are invited for Supply of optical brightening agent (wet end & surface) for Pm # 1, 2 & 3 for a period of one year
Veronica Officinalis Leaf (Speedwell) Extract - astringent, skin conditioner and brightening agent.
Comments: A natural lipophilic extract of a meristematic culture of licorice root, a well-known skin brightening agent.
With its new plant in Dahej, it will be the world's first fully- integrated optical brightening agent manufacturer.
It contains spherically shaped powders to diffuse the light, white pearl and blue pigment to correct any sallowness, and bearberry extract, a brightening agent, to boost the skin's radiance.
It is used as a brightening agent for high-yield pulp and is typically used in the latter steps of the bleaching process.
The Lumene Bright Now Visible Repair Tone Corrector brightens the skin and lightens dark spots with octadecenediodic acid, a safe skin brightening agent, which regulates melanin production, while light-diffusing pigments give your skin an immediate glow.
Broad-spectrum antioxidant activity, age-defying benefits and an effective skin brightening agent.
Most modern detergents contain a brightening agent which can cause the colour to change in towels when you wash them so take care when choosing the type and amount of detergent.
Daisy extract (Beilis perennis) whose plant name means "perennial beauty/' has been shown to be a natural skin brightening agent, helping to reduce the appearance of dark spots and pigmentation.
This brightening agent inhibits skin cells from producing melanin pigments and is effective in lightening the appearance of age spots and localized pigmentation.
You can use creams or serums with skin brightening agents (see our favourites, below) - which are often safe and effective - or if it really bothers you, try intense pulse light therapy (IPL), which targets dark spots and uneven skin with high-strength pulses of light.