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Minimalist Tranexamic Acid 3% + HPA Serum Review

Tranexamic acid is a very popular ingredient used in the skincare industry for treating stubborn post inflammatory hyper-pigmentation and melasma. It is a derivative of amino acid lysine which helps in lightening the dark spots and reducing the activity of tyrosinase enzyme which causes production of melanin in the skin. Once the production of melanin is reduced it results in treatment of the hyperpigmentation on the skin. Tranexamic acid also has anti-inflammatory properties which helps in reducing redness and swelling.  In today's post I am reviewing the newly launched Tranexamic acid 3% and HPA serum from the Indian Brand "Minimalist". Coming to the product details- What does the product say? The serum contains 3% tranexamic acid and 1% hydroxyphenoxy propionic acid (HPA) which helps in reducing melanogenesis resulting in the treatment of post inflammatory hyperpigmentation, post inflammatory erythema and melasma.  Hydroxyphenoxy propionic acid is considere