6 Best Skin Care Serums For Discoloration & Hyperpigmentation

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We have all been sufferers of discoloration, hyperpigmentation and dark spots at some point on our skin care journey, and while those are not the most ideal conditions for our skin, they are treatable. With the unending amount of products on the market these days, it can be hard to know and choose what works and what doesn’t. We’ve done some research and found a few of the best skin care serums, treatments and even an oral supplements that work to smooth out, lighten and brighten your skin for the glowiest skin possible.

1. Paula’s Choice RESIST – BEST VALUE

Paula’s Choice RESIST is an intensive wrinkle-repair retinol serum containing an exclusive and unique blend of highly stabilized retinol, antioxidants and anti-aging plant extracts. Ideal for all skin types, this serum is packaged in a specific way to keep the retinol and other ingredients stable and effective, and with continued use, you can expect to see a marked improvement in wrinkles, sun spots and firmness of the skin.

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2. Neutrogena Rapid Tone Repair – BEST REVIEWED

Gentle enough for daily use, Neutrogena’s Rapid Tone Repair Day Moisturizer helps to renew the look of your skin by reducing dark spots and discoloration, improving the skin’s clarity and smoothing fine lines and texture. This moisturizer contains Retinol SA and Vitamin C to boost skin’s renewal to help even out skin tone and brighten your complexion. By using a unique combination of retinol, glucose complex and hyaluronic acid, you get a faster-working formula and when combined with Vitamin C you can expect to see increased clarity, diminished dark spots and all-over younger-looking skin in just one week.

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3. Olay ProX Even Tone

Olay ProX Even Skin Tone Spot Fading Treatment targets and treats specific skin issues to correct and prevent hyperpigmentation. By treating specific skin issues at the source, it will improve the condition of your skin, leaving you with a brighter, more even skin tone. This spot treatment should be applied evenly on areas of discolorations morning and night. It works by hydrating the skin and exfoliating to help remove dullness to improve overall skin health.

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4. Eucerin Even Brighter

Eucerin’s Even Brighter Concentrated Serum is meant to reduce the dark spots and uneven skin tone caused by hyperpigmentation disorders. The light formulation will help fight hyperpigmentation and is absorbed easily. Gentle enough for daily use, this serum should be used under your moisturizing day cream (with SPF) for the best results while leaving no greasy residue.

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5. La Roche-Posay Pigmentclar – EDITOR’S CHOICE

The Pigmentcar Serum is designed to address visible dark spots and uneven skin tone, working to brighten your skin. Specially formulated with ingredients that will visibly help reduce dark spots, it also provides micro-exfoliation to smooth the skin’s surface — thus brightening the complexion. This serum is best used after thoroughly cleansing the skin, both morning and evening, under your moisturizer.

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6. Organic Skin Lightener Formula

If topical products aren’t your first choice, the Organic Skin Lightener vegetarian capsules are another great option. This formula is touted as the most effective oral skin whitener available on the market while offering numerous other health benefits. The product also includes antioxidants to help fight free radicals, can contribute to good liver function and has Vitamin C and Collagen.

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