Brighten Up, Beauty: 3 Ways To Reverse Skin Discoloration

If your skin is showing the signs of sun damage, age spots, melasma or hyper pigmentation, fret not (soon-to-be-back-to-) fair-faced beauty. We’ve got the key to radiant, even skin from a few of our favorite skin care brands.

Start your going away party planning because those dark spots are about to hit the road!

Cleanse With Shu Uemura… No one does cleansing oils quite as well as Shu Uemura, and their Whitefficient Clear Brightening Gentle Cleansing Oil ($81) is no exception. With white algae to promote mitochondrial health as well as prune extract, ceramide white, and ellagic acide to limit melanin production, the is cleansing oil will emulsify even the toughest of makeup while simultaneously revealing a brighter complexion.

Brighten With Tatcha… When it comes to tapping into the secret to brighter skin, few know the inside scoop like Japan’s geishas (known for their even, milky white complexions). With licorice, scutellaria and jujube extracts, Tatcha Radiant Deep Brightening Serum ($150) taps into these ancient Japanese skincare secrets, helping to brighten skin with daily use.

Treat With SkinCeuticals… For stubborn discoloration, it’s time to pull out the big guns (and, no, we’re not talking about the questionably-safe hydroquinone!).Applied twice daily, SkinCeuticals Advanced Pigment Corrector ($90) exfoliates skin to reveal a brighter, more youthful complexion while simultaneously helping to prevent further discoloration.