Fair & Lovely Advanced Multivitamin Cream: Dermatocare Reviews

Fair & Lovely Advanced Multivitamin Cream: Dermatocare Reviews




Fair & Lovely is a well-known beauty product that is commonly seen in TV ads and newspaper. Read further for a review of Fair & Lovely Advanced Multivitamin cream based on scientific analysis of ingredient list.

Fair & lovely is truly a multivitamin cream with 4 vitamins. It can be used by anyone whose skin is non-acne prone and non-sensitive. It lightens the skin tone. While it’s true, the advertisements seem to over-claim the results of this cream.


Does Fair and Lovely Multivitamin cream really work?

Fair and Lovely Multivitamin cream is truly a multi-vitamin cream with 4 vitamins, which are namely, Niacinamide, Sodium ascorbyl phosphate (Vit C), Tocopherol (Vit E) and Pyridoxine. Thus, Fair and Lovely cream might have the following benefits:

  • Skin lightening: This is achieved with the help of Niacinamide and Vitamin C.
  • Skin repair: Vitamin C and E are anti-oxidants that help in repairing the damaged skin cells by removing the harmful free radicals.
  • Soothing: Allantoin has soothing action.

It can be used for mild cases of hyperpigmentation combined with other skin lighteing agents as discussed in this article, Skin care routine for hyperpigmenation


For which skin type?

We would say it works best for dry skin type. On the other hand, people with oily acne prone skin should avoid fair and lovely because it has comedogenic ingredients.


 Is Fair and Lovely Multivitamin cream safe?

Fair and Lovely contains Parabens that are linked with side effects that are still debatable. To know more, read this article, 5 Adverse Effects of Parabens That Cosmetic Industry Does NOT Want You to Know. I must tell you that Parabens are found in many skin care products, medicines, and eatable. So, the choice is yours; either wait for evidence or go green.


Will Fair and Lovely Multivitamin cream irritate sensitive skin?

Fair and lovely might irritate sensitive skins. Therefore, caution use is recommended.



Ingredient Type: Synthetic
Harmful Ing.: Parabens
EWG : Not found
Comedogenic Ing.: Isopropyl Myristate, Stearic acid
Irritating Ing.: Perfumes, Isopropyl Myristate, Phenoxyethanol 
Fragrances: Yes
Active Ing.:

Niacinamide: has anti-acne action and helps in achieving fairer skin tone.

Sodium ascorbyl phosphate( Vit C) and Tocopherol (Vit E), Pyridoxine: These vitamins help skin to repair damage caused by UV rays, hence has a skin lightening and anti-ageing effect.

Allantoin: has soothing action and helps to reduce irritation and redness in sensitive skin types.

Titanium dioxide: acts as the sunscreen but gives white hue on an application.

Isopropyl mysirate: is a comedogenic ingredient that means it can increase the formation of blackheads and white heads especially in those with oily skin types. 

Base Ing.: Fair & Lovely Advanced Multivitamin Cream is suitable only for dry skin type because of cream base, however, should not be used in acne prone skin because of many comedogenic ingredients. 
Ingredient list: As on packing dated Nov 2012


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