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I am a bit worried about “ it’s method of operation”
It’s a synthetic gene, to simplify things so I am just wondering if it may impact other genetic “ materials “ since the skin literally covers the entire body.
What I am saying is there are documents online that tell us what it is but no studies have been carried out , no side effects recorded, what to expect in the next 5 years etc

See skin lightening is generally risky but anything that alters my gene......

PS - this is my opinion and I genuinely appreciate everyone sharing information about SLC

Hello Kweeny, I appreciate your input and understand your concern. This is a really interesting point you bring up.
But I don't think it alters the gene, alteration of a gene is irreversible and definitive and is in the same field of gene therapy. It is a reversible inhibitor and is excreted in few hours by the urine.
Just like many other lighteners out there that inhibit either enzymes or hormones in the body.

Lighteners have several ways of targeting the melanin like inhibition of tyrosinase or alpha msh or of many other enzymes/hormones.

These targets usually have many other functions in the organism than just fabricating melanin. That doesn't stop people from using them.
Alpha msh for exemple is involved in neuroimmune processes, mood control ( deficit of alpha msh is linked to anxiety, alzheimer, depression, sleep and appetite control.
Tyrosinase is involved in wound healing, and some other neuro processes).

The thing is anything that lightens your skin from the outside or inside out is inhibiting something.
So this active is no worse than another one ( im more afraid of topical products containing steroids or mercury that can harm the immediate health over the short and long term by accumulation in the tissues). It just has another target.
As long as the effects are reversible, for me , I'm okay with it. And this peptide is inhibiting a gene that is only coding melanin which for me is pretty fantastic because that means that unlike many other agents, it doesn't interfere with other mechanisms.

I find rather fascinating that everyday are discovered new ways of targeting melanin.

The thread is about what could the celebrities use for their skin, and this product fits well ( whether or not one is okay with it).

And I also understand why most of the times, celebrities are secretive of their regimens.
Some have probably access to products that will never be FDA approved, nor accepted by the general public. Because it could be so controversial, and attract a negative attention.

That said, it's important ( and I agree with you on this point) that people should have all informations to make their informed choice and I hope that maybe in the future we see more studies about this product and even about other new exciting ones.

Happy lightening everyone and also merry Christmas to y'all.
 

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I am a bit worried about “ it’s method of operation”
It’s a synthetic gene, to simplify things so I am just wondering if it may impact other genetic “ materials “ since the skin literally covers the entire body.
What I am saying is there are documents online that tell us what it is but no studies have been carried out , no side effects recorded, what to expect in the next 5 years etc

See skin lightening is generally risky but anything that alters my gene......

PS - this is my opinion and I genuinely appreciate everyone sharing information about SLC
Very good points made. How does this differ from Glutathione which as a melanin inhibitor, may also affect other genes?
I’m thinking of trying the SLC tablets for 3 months, then maintaining with Gluthatione and Vitamin C (as well as exfoliation). But still researching…
 

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Hello Kweeny, I appreciate your input and understand your concern. This is a really interesting point you bring up.
But I don't think it alters the gene, alteration of a gene is irreversible and definitive and is in the same field of gene therapy. It is a reversible inhibitor and is excreted in few hours by the urine.
Just like many other lighteners out there that inhibit either enzymes or hormones in the body.

Lighteners have several ways of targeting the melanin like inhibition of tyrosinase or alpha msh or of many other enzymes/hormones.

These targets usually have many other functions in the organism than just fabricating melanin. That doesn't stop people from using them.
Alpha msh for exemple is involved in neuroimmune processes, mood control ( deficit of alpha msh is linked to anxiety, alzheimer, depression, sleep and appetite control.
Tyrosinase is involved in wound healing, and some other neuro processes).

The thing is anything that lightens your skin from the outside or inside out is inhibiting something.
So this active is no worse than another one ( im more afraid of topical products containing steroids or mercury that can harm the immediate health over the short and long term by accumulation in the tissues). It just has another target.
As long as the effects are reversible, for me , I'm okay with it. And this peptide is inhibiting a gene that is only coding melanin which for me is pretty fantastic because that means that unlike many other agents, it doesn't interfere with other mechanisms.

I find rather fascinating that everyday are discovered new ways of targeting melanin.

The thread is about what could the celebrities use for their skin, and this product fits well ( whether or not one is okay with it).

And I also understand why most of the times, celebrities are secretive of their regimens.
Some have probably access to products that will never be FDA approved, nor accepted by the general public. Because it could be so controversial, and attract a negative attention.

That said, it's important ( and I agree with you on this point) that people should have all informations to make their informed choice and I hope that maybe in the future we see more studies about this product and even about other new exciting ones.

Happy lightening everyone and also merry Christmas to y'all.
Merry Xmas to you.
 

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Very good points made. How does this differ from Glutathione which as a melanin inhibitor, may also affect other genes?
I’m thinking of trying the SLC tablets for 3 months, then maintaining with Gluthatione and Vitamin C (as well as exfoliation). But still researching…
So generally antioxidants may help to improve skin clarity. Not just gluta. Vitamin c , nac etc also does the same
There are no studies that prove that gluta has a direct impact on genes (as far as I know)but there is evidence that when your liver has had its fill, your melanin production starts to decrease.
Not only that , you start to produce pheomelanin( responsible for pinker lips, palms and soles of your feet.
Honestly I am not saying one is better than the other as I haven’t even tried SLC, my reasoning is just that if gluta is already being used in massive doses sometimes in clinical settings, what in my microdosing could possible go wrong?

Keep us updated if you do try😁
 

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That said, complexion dysmorphia is really a thing because even when i became very light with the product, i still saw myself dark when looking in the mirror and i kept pushing. Its only when i did some pictures comparisons i saw that i had passed my initial goal since at least one month.
I understand why some girls become too white , you don't see yourself lightening. Your eyes get used to your complexion pretty quickly. Just like when you lose weight and you still see yourself overweight.
This is where I am right now in both weight loss and lightening. When I look in the mirror, I don't see the level of my skin lightening that I see in photos of myself.For some reason, I am expecting to look as light as I do in a dimly lit room as I would in natural sunlight or a well lit room. People keep telling me that my skin has lightened a lot but ,although I recognize the changes, I still keep lightening. I justify it by saying I'm trying even out my entire skin tone( which I am) but , if I see 3 different shades of skin on my body, I'm going to try and catch up to the lightest parts... which just keeps getting lighter because it feels impossible to isolate the different shades on my face and then different shades on my buttocks, my hands, my arms, my knuckles,my knees... everywhere.lol I'm admitting this to myself, but I am still going to continue lightening. Is that complexion dysmorphia? I don't know but I do not want to wake up one day and look milky white like some of these people.
 

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This is where I am right now in both weight loss and lightening. When I look in the mirror, I don't see the level of my skin lightening that I see in photos of myself.For some reason, I am expecting to look as light as I do in a dimly lit room as I would in natural sunlight or a well lit room. People keep telling me that my skin has lightened a lot but ,although I recognize the changes, I still keep lightening. I justify it by saying I'm trying even out my entire skin tone( which I am) but , if I see 3 different shades of skin on my body, I'm going to try and catch up to the lightest parts... which just keeps getting lighter because it feels impossible to isolate the different shades on my face and then different shades on my buttocks, my hands, my arms, my knuckles,my knees... everywhere.lol I'm admitting this to myself, but I am still going to continue lightening. Is that complexion dysmorphia? I don't know but I do not want to wake up one day and look milky white like some of these people.
Most experienced skin bleachers have experienced what you are describing.
A few tips you might find useful and I still apply this till date.

—Apply several layers of lighteners on harder areas ( elbow, knees , butt , heels etc) and you may apply more than once daily if you get the chance.
—- once you start to notice contrasting skin. Take a step back from lightening the lighter areas. Apply exfoliant all over but lighteners only on darker areas
- understand that some areas might always be slightly darker than the rest of the body, for example outer arms even in naturally lighter people due to exposure to sun, weather etc

—you can indeed isolate certain areas while lightening by occluding your feet , hands and knees, be careful with back of your knees as it is very sensitive . This has worked like magic for many members . NEVER occlude with acids please.

Try supplements too. It can help even and balance things from the inside.
 

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Very interesting thread!
I am very daring but I am scared to try this product.
I will be going back on glutathione. If anyone is sceptical, glutathione works especially when combined with vitamin C, Nac and milk thistle( silymarin) .
Adding MSM is the icing on the cake.
You hands , feet and lips will lighten up well too.
How long before you saw these results with gluta? And what dose?
Merry Christmas everyone
 

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I stabled upon May skincare before she was extremely light, back then she was very transparent, nice and answered all the questions. She’s achieved her goals and changed completely, lately she doesn’t even respond to questions. Her videos have poor volume and click bait tittle. When people get on top, most of the time they forget where they came from
I agree with this statement. She used to be so helpful. She even created an Instagram where you could DM her and she would answer. Now she doesn’t even respond anywhere.
 

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This is where I am right now in both weight loss and lightening. When I look in the mirror, I don't see the level of my skin lightening that I see in photos of myself.For some reason, I am expecting to look as light as I do in a dimly lit room as I would in natural sunlight or a well lit room. People keep telling me that my skin has lightened a lot but ,although I recognize the changes, I still keep lightening. I justify it by saying I'm trying even out my entire skin tone( which I am) but , if I see 3 different shades of skin on my body, I'm going to try and catch up to the lightest parts... which just keeps getting lighter because it feels impossible to isolate the different shades on my face and then different shades on my buttocks, my hands, my arms, my knuckles,my knees... everywhere.lol I'm admitting this to myself, but I am still going to continue lightening. Is that complexion dysmorphia? I don't know but I do not want to wake up one day and look milky white like some of these people.
I had the same thing when i was using diy topical creams i was pale white bleached and i wanted my body to be the same color, people told me that it was too much and i was like yeah yeah 🤫 but now when i look at my old looks its funny to me there was nothing natural and pretty about it
I agree with this statement. She used to be so helpful. She even created an Instagram where you could DM her and she would answer. Now she doesn’t even respond anywhere.
This is a reason why now i dont watch youtube vids everything is about fake scoop and click bait its so cringe
 

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Hey ladies, what’s your take on this supplement. After finding out about the SLC, I started doing research and found this:

Sodium/potassium/calcium exchanger 5 (NCKX5), also known as solute carrier family 24 member 5 (SLC24A5), is a protein that in humans is encoded by the SLC24A5 genethat has a major influence on natural skin colour variation.

Would love to know your thoughts 💭
 

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I had the same thing when i was using diy topical creams i was pale white bleached and i wanted my body to be the same color, people told me that it was too much and i was like yeah yeah 🤫 but now when i look at my old looks its funny to me there was nothing natural and pretty about it

This is a reason why now i dont watch youtube vids everything is about fake scoop and click bait its so cringe
Which topicals were you using that got you pale white hun
 

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Hey ladies, what’s your take on this supplement. After finding out about the SLC, I started doing research and found this:

Sodium/potassium/calcium exchanger 5 (NCKX5), also known as solute carrier family 24 member 5 (SLC24A5), is a protein that in humans is encoded by the SLC24A5 genethat has a major influence on natural skin colour variation.

Would love to know your thoughts 💭
Where is this image from? Is that from an online supplier of SLC?
 

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Okay ladies.I think it’s best to proceed with caution. I looked up the company and there is a disclaimer on their website. View attachment 68140 View attachment 68140
Thank you for highlighting this.
I am not really interested in this SLC whitening capsule, as I don’t know enough about the contents of it.
I prefer to stick to my Acetyl Gluthatione and Liposomal Vitamin C, which I get from a verified pharmacy.
 
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