Today, I'm going to discuss a budget version of Meladerm: the QRxLabs Whitening Cream.
Does this product live up to its claims? Let’s find out. ⭐
QRxLabs Whitening Cream is a more affordable skin lightening cream that doesn't compromise on product quality (it's like a budget version of the bestselling Meladerm).
You might know QRxLabs already if you've ever bought one of their bestselling chemical peels like the Glycolic Acid 30% Gel Peel or Glycolic Acid 20% Resurfacing Pads.
QRxLabs Whitening Cream is designed to fade hyperpigmentation by inhibiting melanin synthesis through a combination of proven skin lightening agents:
(all of these ingredients are found in Meladerm as well)
I like that the ingredient list is super simple (13 in total) and uses organic coconut oil as the base.
Finally, customer reviews have been moderately positive with some who noticed fewer dark spots and more even tone while others did not see any results or complained about the product size.
It's important to note that treating hyperpigmentation requires a ton of patience as your skin cells only turnover about once every 30 days (source: Epidermis and Its Renewal by Stem Cells).
My Verdict: QRxLabs Whitening Cream is my second pick as it's a cheaper version of Meladerm that includes some (not all) of the same ingredients and does not compromise on product quality.