Whether it's from too much time in the sun or hormonal fluctuations, dark spots can be a blight on a pristine complexion. Instead of splurging on high-end lightening prescriptions, you can remedy hyperpigmentation with these more affordable drugstore options. Under-eye circles, stretch marks, and splotches are on their way out thanks to these brighteners, which will cost you much less than a trip to the dermatologist.
As the name suggests, spot treatments are products specially formulated to treat blemished areas of your complexion. So whether you're suffering from breakouts, scarring, or even damage from sun exposure, these targeted treatments can help get you the even, glowing complexion you're after. Find out what to look for and shop our favorite picks when you keep reading.
Dark spots can be caused by a variety of elements: your hormones, the sun, your age, and as a result of acne. If fading spots and marks is on the top of your priority list, we broke down the three crucial ingredients to look for when finding a product to erase any pigment on your skin. Prepare to kiss those dark spots goodbye. On Kirbie: Greylin dress.
Acne scars and dark spots. Just reading those words make you see red, don't they? On our quest to erase scars and hyperpigmentation, we ventured to Dr. Howard Murad's Southern California spa to get pro tips on how to banish them for good. See what the doctor had to say about what types of ingredients and treatments work best, shop Dr. Murad's acne scar and dark spot products below, and view our other product recommendations, too. On Kirbie: Aryn K dress, Club Monaco blazer.
Dark spots: at some point or another, just about everybody gets them. And while diffusing their appearance takes a little patience and a devoted skin care regimen, your spots can fade over time. Get the science behind hyperpigmentation, along with some product solutions, when you continue reading.
Dark spots, also known as hyperpigmentation, can happen to us all. And if you're looking to mask their appearance, there are a few things you can do at home to even out your skin tone. This four-part regimen, which includes sloughing off dead skin and protecting it, can help get you the bright, clear complexion you've always dreamed of. On Kirbie: H&M.
It's a natural part of aging, and although hydroquinine or other dangerous lightening products might be tempting, resist the urge. Instead, use a spot brightening serum like DDF's convenient little Discoloration Reversal-PODs ($72), moisturizer, a wide-spectrum sunblock, and your favorite foundation. You'll get similar results without harming your health.
The least sexy, but most helpful, tool on the website is the mole analyzer. While it can't replace the expert advice of a doctor, it does allow you to track changes over time. You can even email your snapshots to the derm through the website. So if you're tracking the shape of your moles — which could truly be a life-saver — this makes doing so a lot easier.