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7 Brighteners to Try If You're Dealing with Dark Acne Marks

Getting rid of pimples is only half the battle.
7 Brighteners to Try If You're Dealing with Dark Acne Marks
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Getting rid of pimples is only half the battle.

If you're someone who's acne-prone and gets pesky zits regularly, you know that getting rid of pimples is only half the battle. You still have to deal with hyperpigmentation, a.k.a. the dark spots and acne marks that are left on your face after the ordeal. It can be a long and tedious process, but with the right ingredients and products, you can definitely fast-track your way to clearer skin!

Keep scrolling to find the best products for dealing with the aftermath of acne:

  1. The Ordinary Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%

    This affordable serum from The Ordinary contains a high concentration of niacinamide to help even out your skin tone and reduce the appearance of marks.

     

    THE ORDINARY Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%, P740, BeautyMNL

     

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  2. Dear Klairs Freshly Juiced Vitamin Drop

    Dull skin doesn't stand a chance against this potent serum that's packed with pure vitamin C extract that brightens the skin from within. It's also infused with five percent ascorbic acid that will gently exfoliate dead skin cells without causing irritation.

     

    DEAR KLAIRS Freshly Juiced Vitamin Drop, P1200, Althea

     

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  3. Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser

    Invest in a facial cleanser that's infused with AHA. In case you didn't know, it's a gentle chemical exfoliant that will renew your skin's surface and leave it radiant and glowing!

     

    MARIO BADESCU Glycolic Foaming Cleanser, P905, Sephora

     

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  4. NEOGEN Bio-Peel Gauze Peeling Lemon

    These gentle exfoliating pads work to smoothen your skin's texture and brighten your complexion with the help of lemon extract. Tip: Always use sunscreen when incorporating citrus-infused products into your regimen because they make your epidermis more sensitive to the sun.

     

    NEOGEN Bio-Peel Gauze Peeling Lemon, P1295, BeautyMNL

     

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  5. Pixi Glow Tonic

    Everyone and their mothers have most probably heard about this classic exfoliating toner. It will refine your skin's texture and gently slough away dead skin cells. It's infused with ginseng and witch hazel extract to further cleanse your face and leave it shine-free!

     

    PIXI Glow Tonic (100mL), P1150, Sephora

     

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  6. V&M Naturals CPC+G Oil

    This oil has a potent blend of four brightening ingredients: Calamansi, papaya, Camellia japonica, and grapefruit. This powerful mixture is the perfect remedy for acne marks and dark spots as it will polish the texture of your skin.

     

    V&M NATURALS CPC+G Oil, P350, SM Megamall

     

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  7. Human Nature Rosehip Oil

    In case you didn't know, rosehip oil is chock-full of vitamin A which contains retinoids that have the ability to reduce hyperpigmentation. Use this every night on its own or mixed with your favorite moisturizer.

     

    HUMAN NATURE Rosehip Oil, P750, Watsons

     


This story originally appeared on Cosmo.phMinor edits have been made by the Preview.ph editors.

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