Lighten Up!

Discoloration of the skin or “Hyper-pigmentation” is caused by a few different things:

  1. Sun damage which cause freckles and sun spots
  2. Hormornal changes brought on by birth control or pregnancy
  3. Blemishes

There are a lot of products that promise to lighten and remove spots but I have yet to find one that actually works.  I noticed that some top cosmetic lines now have brightening serums and creams which promise to brighten up the complexion and minimize spots. And of course, being the product junkie that I am, I had to try a few. 

The first one I tried was the Kiehls Brightening Botanical line which I loved.  My skin looked bright and glowed, but I didn’t notice a big change in my dark spot – yes I only have one, but it doesn’t make it any less annoying than if my face were covered.

The next one I tried was Biotherm White Detox which promises the same as the Kiehls products.  I really like this line, it left me with  brighter skin and the price was a lot cheaper.  I beleive that with continuous use I will see the results that I’m looking for.

Are there any lightening products that use that you love?  What about natural remedies?  You know you have to share with us!




2 responses to “Lighten Up!

  1. The best I’ve tried is Carol’s Daughter scar butter. If I weren’t a hyper-picker, my skin would be completely free of dark marks.

  2. I tried that and it made my face break out! 😦

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