Active ingredients: Purpose: Hydroquinone 2% Skin Lightener Cream Use: For gradual fading of dark (brownish) spots, as freckles, age and liver spots. Warnings: Avoid contact with eyes. Children under 12 years of age: do not use unless directed by a doctor. Some users may experience a mild irritation. If skin irritation becomes severe, stop use and consult a doctor. Directions: Apply a small amount as a thin layer on the affected area twice daily, or use as directed by a doctor. Sun exposure should be limited by using a sunscreen agent, a sun blocking agent or protective clothing in order to prevent darkening from reoccurring.