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I’ve read some of the reviews on here for IKB gel, and a lot of people said they had a good experience with them and it lightened them, but I’ve heard others saying it caused them to get spots or damaged their skin like HQ would. Is it safe? Does it contain harmful ingredients that we don’t know about? So, I wanted to ask everyone their updated and latest opinion on IKB gel if they have ever used it or know anyone who uses it. Also, any opinions on Mitchell Brands and their products as well.
 

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The active ingredient in Mitchel brand gels is Arbutin. I am referring to the ones sold in the uk.
They are very potent and effective. Carotis gel will literarily have you peeling and very light. However , the lightening for me was u bit uneven. So I stopped.
 

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The active ingredient in Mitchel brand gels is Arbutin. I am referring to the ones sold in the uk.
They are very potent and effective. Carotis gel will literarily have you peeling and very light. However , the lightening for me was u bit uneven. So I stopped.
interesting. is the percentage of arbutin in the gels high? and maybe that's why people get a negative reaction to it? im thinking of mixing IKB gel into my amlactin lotion and see what will come from it but im lowkey scared at how it would affect my skin. do you think that would work or are they not to be mixed? thanks for replying btw, means a lot.
 

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I mixed mine too and it was very effective. A lot of people have used it with good results and Arbutin seems very safe.
Like I said, I was very light but uneven. Maybe I wasn’t exfoliating very well. Plus I didn’t use sunscreen much at the time.
I would advise mixing anything with amlactin tho. How about you find a mild lightening base lotion. You can buy Ikb lotion and mix with the gel.
I think people like @mccartney anf myself have used MB gels with success.
 

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I mixed mine too and it was very effective. A lot of people have used it with good results and Arbutin seems very safe.
Like I said, I was very light but uneven. Maybe I wasn’t exfoliating very well. Plus I didn’t use sunscreen much at the time.
I would advise mixing anything with amlactin tho. How about you find a mild lightening base lotion. You can buy Ikb lotion and mix with the gel.
I think people like @mccartney anf myself have used MB gels with success.
okay that sounds really great thanks!! i have actually tried looking for the IKB lotion but i cant find it anywhere! i thought it was discontinued. is it sold in the UK for you? as far as i know here in america i havent been able to find it at all
 

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I used this product in the past with good results but unfortunately it was discontinued
 

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Have you checked their official website?
They have precious lotion too which is equally good.milk protein, omic, neoprosone vitamin c,clovate, carotis are all part of their Arbutin ranges. It all has gels and cream too.
 

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Have you checked their official website?
They have precious lotion too which is equally good.milk protein, omic, neoprosone vitamin c,clovate, carotis are all part of their Arbutin ranges. It all has gels and cream too.
Hi yes I check their site a lot I’m a frequent customer I’m just bummed out about the ikb the serum and gel was great, they still have the gels left but I was told this is the last batch and they won’t bring it back.. I’m not sure y companies do this every time a product is great they discontinue it same thing for the neoclear serum
 

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Hi yes I check their site a lot I’m a frequent customer I’m just bummed out about the ikb the serum and gel was great, they still have the gels left but I was told this is the last batch and they won’t bring it back.. I’m not sure y companies do this every time a product is great they discontinue it same thing for the neoclear serum
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Its so annoying when this happens.Its either they discontinue or change their formula . what do you think of carotis??might not be for you if you want a pale tone tho
 

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@brownskinting
I mixed mine too and it was very effective. A lot of people have used it with good results and Arbutin seems very safe.
Like I said, I was very light but uneven. Maybe I wasn’t exfoliating very well. Plus I didn’t use sunscreen much at the time.
I would advise mixing anything with amlactin tho. How about you find a mild lightening base lotion. You can buy Ikb lotion and mix with the gel.
I think people like @mccartney anf myself have used MB gels with success.

Yes it also made me reaally light.. i mixed precious nd ikb together..
 

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wow, I can't believe they are getting rid of the IKB products. Are they rebooting the branding or something?
 

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Hi yes I check their site a lot I’m a frequent customer I’m just bummed out about the ikb the serum and gel was great, they still have the gels left but I was told this is the last batch and they won’t bring it back.. I’m not sure y companies do this every time a product is great they discontinue it same thing for the neoclear serum
im going to fight them. wtf
 

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wow, I can't believe they are getting rid of the IKB products. Are they rebooting the branding or something?
girl i hope so bc ive heard great things on it and just bought myself some to try. it literally came in the mail yesterday but im still exfoliating so once i finish up doing all that ill use it in my amlactin mix. i hopeeee it does me justice and i need them to keep the products up so i can get more
 
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