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Did you know that POND’S patented the use of niacinamide in 1976? Long before there were vloggers and TikTok stars, the brand has been using one of the most sought-after skincare ingredients in its formulas. Recently, it achieved another milestone with the launch of two new dermatologist- and beauty influencer-approved ingredients – niasorcinol and hexyl-retinol. Read on for more about these next-generation skincare heroes and a peek at the exclusive event.

New Products, Breakthrough Ingredients

POND’S new products featuring took the spotlight at the recent launch graced by beauty content creators and skincare experts. The vibe? Everyone was excited to try the new formulations of their favorites: the POND’S Triple Glow Serum, now POND'S Bright Miracle Night Serum, and the POND’S Age Miracle Serum, now POND'S Ultimate Youth Age Miracle Night Serum.

Niasorcinol brightens and evens out the skin tone.

An eight-week clinical trial on 40 women revealed that the new POND'S Bright Miracle Night Serum brightens skin and reduces dark spots and dullness within three days of use. This is all thanks to niasorcinol, a combination of , which is known to fade dark spots and , and e-resorcinol, a compound with 500 times the brightening power of the former. It has been proven to be more effective than basic brightening actives, such as , hydroquinone, and kojic acid.

Hexyl-retinol boosts collagen and repairs the skin.

Meanwhile, hexyl-retinol, found in POND'S Age Miracle Ultimate Youth Night Serum, is a patented anti-aging technology that replenishes and repairs skin by up to 10 times, which puts it at par or even better than prestige brands when it comes to skin renewal. The new anti-aging serum also has retinol-C to plump fine lines and niacinamide to brighten dull skin. Based on the same test above, 92% of women saw reduced , , and in just four days of use. 

What Beauty Content Creators Are Saying

Thanks to their massive popularity on TikTok, the two new skincare ingredients from POND’S are now well-known in the beauty world. At the launch event, content creators expressed excitement over the new products and how they cannot wait to add them to their respective skincare regimens. Here’s what some of them had to say.

A natural progression for a POND’S baby.

Content creator CK De Leon, whose TikTok posts have over 8.2 million likes, is a certified POND’S baby. “I've been using POND’S since high school. The first product that I used as a teen was the . Then I saw my favorite content creator using the POND’S Triple Glow Serum,” she shared.

Now at 23, CK is invested in . “Most of what I know about skin care is thanks to TikTok Academy, Google Academy, and Instagram, and from there I learned that I can already start anti-aging,” she said. "I’m excited to try the POND'S HEXYL-RETINOL Age Miracle Serum. I love the previous version of it. At 23 I do want to start protecting my skin from aging. I've been seeing the results of the Age Miracle Serum for years and I really want to continue that experience.”

Must-have products for haggard skin!

Miss Universe 2023 runner-up Angelique Manto admits that, at 27, her skin is “battered.” “I wasn’t into skin care when I was younger, but I've been getting into it now that I am older. With all the and all the glam that I’ve been doing, I’ve realized that my skin is really battered,” she said.“I’m excited about these products because of their breakthrough skincare ingredients, especially hexyl-retinol.”

“I’ve tried and I know that it’s known for being harsh. But with this POND’S product, the irritation potential is very low. My skin isn’t getting any younger, so I’m looking forward to treating my skin to these new products,” she added.

Perfect additions to morning and evening routines.

Makeup artist and creative director Kai Javier admits to , which always leaves her with dark spots. “I have very dry and sensitive skin, especially around this time of the year. I get a lot of dry patches, , and . Plus, in my family, we also get fine lines early, so that's already something I'm dealing with now,” the 24-year-old shared.

After hearing about the new skincare ingredients from POND’S, she did her research and was convinced. “I like to look at reviews or what dermatologists think of products, and I’ve read a lot of info about these ingredients from dermatologists online.”

She added, “I'm excited about the new products because based on what I've been learning about the new ingredients on TikTok, they seem to be very promising. They’ll fit in with my current routine, which focuses more on brightening in the and anti-aging at .”

Ultimately, choosing which skincare ingredients to add to your routine depends on your skin type and concerns. If you’re concerned about dark spots and uneven skin tone or premature skin aging, give these new POND’S products a try and experience their benefits for yourself. Visit the Unilever Beauty stores on and .