Why Is Thiamidol Trending & How Does It Help Your Skin? Here's What You Need To Know

This ingredient can help reduce and prevent dark spots.


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Do you struggle with hyperpigmentation or dark spots?

Although they are generally harmless, having dark spots on your face or other parts of your body can impact your self-esteem and confidence. 

And, if you have been dealing with dark spots, you would know that it is not easy to prevent or get rid of them.

Thiamidol has recently emerged as a prominent skincare ingredient, garnering attention for its effectiveness in tackling hyperpigmentation and dark spots

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Image via Ron Lach (Pexels)

Derived from meticulous research and scientific exploration, thiamidol is a breakthrough patented skincare ingredient developed by Eucerin, and is clinically as well as dermatologically proven to combat hyperpigmentation and stubborn dark spots.   

The result of 10 years of research and over 50,000 tested ingredients, you can find it as a key ingredient in many of Eucerin's skincare products.

This revolutionary ingredient works by targeting hyperpigmentation at its core

Thiamidol interrupts and reduces melanin production, which is responsible for those pesky dark spots. How it works is by blocking certain enzymes crucial for melanin production, which effectively diminishes excessive pigmentation, resulting in less dark spots.

What's even more amazing is that this ingredient is proactive, as it is able to help prevent new dark spots from emerging on the skin. Thiamidol gets involved with the melanin synthesis process to ensure everything is balanced, promoting a more even and radiant skin tone.

Compared to other ingredients that help with dark spots, thiamidol offers a more skin-friendly approach and shows quicker visible improvements

While some popular skincare ingredients may cause irritation and inflammation, thiamidol offers a safer approach and is safe to use on various skin types, including sensitive skin.

Plus, as it's a focused solution that directly targets pigmentation, it results in quicker visible improvements. 

If you're looking to incorporate thiamidol into your skincare routine, start slow to find a concentration and formulation that's compatible with what you currently use

The unique properties of thiamidol make it suitable for addressing specific skin concerns such as melasma, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, and age spots. So, if those are your main skin issues, thiamidol will be a good option for you. 

When introducing any new ingredients or products to your skin, it's best to patch test first before going all out. By doing patch testing, you'll be able to find out if the concentration and formulation are right for your skin.

You'll want to apply a small amount of the product on your arm or bend near the elbow, and leave it as long as you can to see if any bad reactions occur. Do this twice a day for seven to 10 days.

Looking for a skincare product that contains thiamidol? Introducing the Eucerin Spotless Brightening Booster Serum, your solution to various types of dark spots.

This brightening serum by Eucerin is also clinically and dermatologically proven to reduce dark spots and prevent their re-appearance, while also renewing the skin's look. Besides containing thiamidol, it also includes hyaluronic acid to hydrate your skin and help prevent the dry or flaky skin that can sometimes be caused by brightening ingredients.

Formulated to absorb quickly into the skin, the Eucerin Spotless Brightening Booster Serum has a light texture, light fragrance, and is non-greasy on the skin. You can apply the serum during the day or night, after cleansing your face. Follow up with the other steps in your skincare routine afterwards.

The first results can be seen after two weeks of use*. Regular use will help improve the appearance of your dark spots, revealing smooth, renewed, even, and radiant-looking skin.

*Based on study report STDR-064720C, observed improvement in self-graded skin radiance and brightness on the face after two weeks.

In fact, Eucerin recently introduced the Booster Serum at The Asia Dermatology & Aesthetic Medicine Summit (ADAMS), a sharing and learning platform about the latest advancements in dermatology and aesthetic medicine



Held at Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur on 23 September, the event brought together over 500 licensed medical and surgical practitioners from across the region.

Eucerin takes pride in their involvement in ADAMS 2023, as their brand values align with ADAMS objectives.

Here's a look at the brand values:

1. Committed to Innovation
For over 100 years, Eucerin has dedicated themselves to researching and innovating in the field of skin science. Eucerin believes in creating active ingredients and soothing formulas with high tolerability that work to help individuals live their lives better each day.

2. Recommended by Dermatologists
Eucerin collaborates closely with leading dermatologists and pharmacists around the world to create innovative and effective skincare products that healthcare professionals can trust and confidently recommend.

3. Pioneers in Skincare
Eucerin delivers a holistic dermo-cosmetic approach to protect the skin, keeping it healthy and radiant. This commitment to overall skin health complements the overall objectives.

Find out more information about the Eucerin Spotless Brightening Booster Serum here and purchase it now on Eucerin's TikTok shop

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We deliver a holistic dermo-cosmetic approach to protect your skin, keep it healthy and radiant.

Eucerin skincare products are recommended by dermatologists
Recommended by dermatologists

We work together with leading dermatologist and pharmacist partners around the world to create innovative and effective skincare products they can trust and recommend.

Committed to innovation
Committed to innovation

For over 100 years, we have dedicated ourselves to researching and innovating in the field of skin science. We believe in creating active ingredients and soothing formulas with high tolerability that work to help you live your life better each day.

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