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Youthful skin: 12 products for dark spots

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Youthful skin: 12 products for dark spots

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Youthful skin: 12 products for dark spots

Best dark spot corrector: The brightener

How it works: Mulberry leaf, raspberry, cantaloupe and passion fruit even out your complexion for more luminous, youthful skin. Dark spots—take that! Peter Thomas Roth De-Spot Skin Brightening Corrector ($90), at Sephora, sephora.ca. GALLERY: 10 best face serums

By: Sarah Thompson Source: Courtesy of Peter Thomas Roth Credits: ELLE Canada

Youthful skin: 12 products for dark spots

Best dark spot corrector: The eraser

How it works: It takes natural soy, algae, pea peptide and perennis flower extract to stop stubborn dark spots in their tracks and erase the signs of aging. Thanks Mother Nature! Physicians Formula Dark Spot Corrector and Skin Brightener ($25.99), at Wal-Mart, Rexall and physiciansformulaskincare.com. GALLERY: 10 concealers for dark circles

By: Sarah Thompson Source: Courtesy of Physicians Formula Credits: ELLE Canada

Youthful skin: 12 products for dark spots

Best dark spot corrector: The concentrate

How it works: A dark spot’s biggest enemies are olive leaf, beta-bright peptides and pomegranate enzyme that work together to fight sun damage, brown areas and aging all in one step. Dr. Brandt Skincare Dark Spots No More Serum Concentrée ($69), at Sephora, sephora.ca. Makeup tips: 5 ways to perfect your pores

By: Sarah Thompson Source: Courtesy of Dr. Brandt Credits: ELLE Canada

Youthful skin: 12 products for dark spots

Best dark spot corrector: The transformer

How it works: Using unique light-reflecting technology to improve complexion and a pro-retinol formula to prevent future pigmentation, you can say goodbye to dark spots for good. Garnier Ultra-Lift Transformer Anti Age Skin Corrector ($22.99), at drugstores and mass-market retailers across Canada. Your ultimate eye skin care routine

By: Sarah Thompson Source: Courtesy of Garnier Credits: ELLE Canada

Youthful skin: 12 products for dark spots

Best dark spot corrector: The miracle worker

How it works: Dark spots and discolouration can’t compete with this serum’s healing blend of soybean sterols and xanthan gum for youthful skin. Philosophy Miracle Worker Miraculous Dark Spot Corrector ($81), at Sephora, sephora.ca. GALLERY: 12 toners for every skin type

By: Sarah Thompson Source: Courtesy of Philosophy Credits: ELLE Canada

Youthful skin: 12 products for dark spots

Best dark spot corrector: The mask

How it works: First, black algae protects skin from environmental damage. Second, black pearl moisturizes skin for an overall treatment that dramatically conceals dark spots, wrinkles and dry patches. Elizabeth Grant Skin Care Exclusives Black Algae Anti Aging Mask ($20), at elizabethgrant.com. GALLERY: 10 best skin brighteners

By: Sarah Thompson Source: Courtesy of Elizabeth Grant Credits: ELLE Canada

Youthful skin: 12 products for dark spots

Best dark spot corrector: The treatment

How it works: Fade pesky dark spots and improve an uneven skin tone with vitamin C, salicylic acid and yeast extract. Soon, no one will be able to guess your real age. SkinCeuticals Advanced Skin Discoloration Corrector ($104), at skinceuticals.com/canada. Skin care: 7 ultimate moisturizing secrets

By: Sarah Thompson Source: Courtesy of SkinCeuticals Credits: ELLE Canada

Youthful skin: 12 products for dark spots

Best dark spot corrector: The serum

How it works: Touted as the #1 dark spot corrector, this serum uses grapefruit peel, birch bark and cucumber fruit to diminish the appearance of dark spots. Clinique Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector ($63 for 50mL), at Clinique counters, Sephora, select Shopper's Drug Mart beauty boutiques and clinique.com. GALLERY: 10 pore minimizing products

By: Sarah Thompson Source: Courtesy of Clinique Credits: ELLE Canada

Youthful skin: 12 products for dark spots

Best dark spot corrector: The remover

How it works: This lipo hydroxy acid formula targets dark spots at all three points in their life cycle (birth, growth and spread) to keep skin looking young and healthy. How could you ask for more? La Roche Posay Pigmentclar Intensive Dark Spot Correcting Serum ($59), at select drugstores and pharmacies across Canada. GALLERY: 8 concealers for problem skin

By: Sarah Thompson Source: Courtesy of La Roche Posay Credits: ELLE Canada

Youthful skin: 12 products for dark spots

Best dark spot corrector: The lightener

How it works: Eradicate hyperpigmentation, acne scarring and sun damage using this tried and true formula with Avène’s signature spring water and Evening Primrose Oil. Avène Eau Thermale Rich Dark Spot Lightener ($50), at drugstores across Canada. Your new anti aging skin care routine

By: Sarah Thompson Source: Courtesy of Avène Credits: ELLE Canada

Youthful skin: 12 products for dark spots

Best dark spot corrector: The peel

How it works: Red patches and brown spots are no match for Murad’s exfoliating mix of Indian fig and myrtle extract that boosts skin cell turnover in a flash. Murad Environmental Shield Intensive-C Radiance Peel ($49.50), at Sephora, sephora.ca. GALLERY: Best anti aging makeup

By: Sarah Thompson Source: Courtesy of Murad Credits: ELLE Canada

Youthful skin: 12 products for dark spots

Best dark spot corrector: The age rewind

How it works: Dark spots can make you feel self-conscious. Using Maybelline’s vitamin C and antioxidant concealer to counteract discoloured areas and blotches, you’ll feel more confident in no time. Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Dark Spot Eraser ($12.99), at drugstores and mass-market retailers across Canada. Must-read: Best products and tips for anti aging

By: Sarah Thompson Source: Courtesy of Maybelline Credits: ELLE Canada
 
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