Along with getting a facial one every two months, that and using 4.5.6 has been a saviour. Thank you for making skincare for melanin skin also, nice to have been thought of.
Finally Glowing Skin
Since I have started using this product, my dark spots have begun to fade and skin tone has begun to even out. I’m so happy I invested in my skin, and am even happier there is a product out there for my skin type. Thank you so much.
Finally Glowing Skin
I have used so many brands using Space NK. My big sister, a cosmetic, skin care consultant, taught me the importance of face creams. Now I can tell her about these brilliant product, 4.5.6. My skin has never looked this great.
Finally Glowing Skin
The initial couple weeks, my skin had a few breakouts, but I was warned that this may happen. My skin is now much brighter and the excessive oil that had been a problem is slowly but surely reducing.
Most brightening serums are either too strong, triggering excess melanin production and causing more hyperpigmentation
Or, they use the single-star ingredient approach, which may work on Caucasian skin, but not on melanin-rich skin.
In fact, treating hyperpigmentation in melanin-rich skin requires both a gentle, yet multi-tiered approach to ensure that all avenues for producing excess melanin are addressed.
We base our approach on these four pillars:
Melanin Synthesis Inhibition
Prevention Against Inflammation
4.5.6 Skin is a first-of-its-kind modern skincare lab that harnesses melanin-driven skincare science and technology to create fresh, personalized skincare for skin phototype IV, V and VI AKA melanin-rich skin.
Melanin-rich skin has always been excluded from the skincare Research, development and testing process by the mainstream industry. Most often, we are included right at the of the funnel, when we are being targeted for marketing.
Melanin-rich skin has functional and structural specificities. And Although all skin suffer from dryness, excess sebum production, acne or hyperpigmentation, these conditions manifest differently on darker skin tones, which is why a melanin-driven skincare development process is a necessity.We are melanin-rich skin experts and scientist and we are here to bring joy and confidence to you, one awesome formula at a time.
Our founder Noelly's story is quite common. Like millions of other dark skinned women, she went through the struggle discovery to find skincare products that were nourishing enough and that could solve her dull and hyper-pigmented skin. In her obsession to understand why mainstream formula were not giving her full satisfaction, she came to realized that those products were simply not made with her skin in mind.
She Co-founded 4.5.6 Skin with Pharmaceutical formulation expert and Dr. Imen Jerbi Azaiez who previously spent 5 years Researching the biochemical pathways of melanin-rich skin and treating patients through melanin-focused prescriptive skincare.
And, Board Certified dermatologist and melanin-rich skin expert Dr. Carlos Charles, Who helped treat Noelly's pregnancy mask in NYC as he has done for thousands of melanin-rich skin patients for well over a decade.This trio has garnered invaluable insights, build from personal experience, interaction with patients, practical research discovery and, from working alongside clinical research partners to create the highest performance Melanin-approved skincare in their proprietary lab located in the French Cosmetic Valley.
On average your products will be with you within 5 to 7 days. All our products are made-to-order in our lab in France. Depending on the demand, your order will be prepared within 48h and delivered to you by our preferred carriers. You'll receive a confirmation email with tracking information as soon as your products ship.
Our products are made with over 90% of natural ingredients. We use a combination of natural, organic, vegan, science backed and prejudice free lab-made ingredients to create the most efficient products. We carefully select biodynamic ingredients that are not compromised during their extraction, fabrication or conservation process.
Because our products are freshly made-to-order, we have a recommended 6-month period of use from the date of manufacture. Our advanced conservation system is made to preserve the formula for a 12 month-period but in all transparency, using your formula within 6 month of the purchase period is best to ensure you benefit from the freshness of our high quality active ingredients and get the full performance of your products.