We all love the warmth and weather of the summer season, but it’s important to remember to shield our skin from the excessive rays of the sun.

If you’re someone who suffers from dark spots or hyperpigmentation, then you know that too much time exposed to the sun’s harmful rays can actually make your spots, and uneven skin tone, worse.  

Combat that this season with these effectively proven dark spot correctors!

Topicals Faded Brightening Serum


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Topicals’ Faded Brightening Serum has been a consumer favorite! It promises to treat sun-damaged and scarred skin by balancing the skin’s tone, smoothing rough texture, and brightening and reviving tired-looking skin.

It’s a gel serum that features powerful ingredients such as kojic acid, melatonin, azelaic acid, niacinamide, tranexamic acid and more! And it also features a sulfur-like smell.

Urban Skin Rx Pro Strength Advanced Even Tone Night Treatment


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Urban Skin Rx’s Pro Strength Advanced Even Tone Night Treatment promises to kick dark spots to the curb and exfoliate the skin. Formulated without hydroquinone and retinol, this product instead utilizes tranexamic acid, niacinamide, azelaic acid, kojic acid and bakuchiol to deliver astounding results!

And best of all, this product is perfect to use twice a day – for both day and night!

Paula’s Choice Discoloration Repair Serum

This serum by Paula’s Choice promises to target dark spots, gray and brown patches, while preventing new discoloration from forming! It also utilizes tranexamic acid, bakuchiol, and niacinamide, and promises to “dramatically improve the appearance of skin’s natural tone and color” when used consistently over time. 

Start by using this product three times per week, then gradually work up to twice a day. Also remember to limit sun exposure, and regularly apply sunscreen when using this product. 

Kiehl’s Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Solution


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Combat dark spots, hyperpigmentation and post-acne marks with Kiehl’s Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Solution! It features Activated C (a stabilized form of vitamin C) salicylic acid, and peony extract which effectively brightens the skin. 

Best of all – this product has been tested on all ethnicities and is suitable for all skin types!

Good Molecules Discoloration Correcting Serum


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Good Molecules’ Discoloration Correcting Serum will kick your dark spots to the curb at an extremely affordable price point! It features tranexamic acid and niacinamide, and even prevents targets “future hyperpigmentation before it is visible.”