Bright, luminous skin is the beauty trend that's here to stay. And lucky for us, the skin care world feels the exact same way. Dark spots, uneven skin tone and dull skin are nothing a good brightening serum can't solve.
Best Brightening Serums for the Face
If your usual serum isn't giving you results, then don't worry. We tested a bunch of brightening formulas throughout the year for you to find out what actually works. See our roundup of this year's standouts below to add one to your routine!
KIEHL'S Powerful-Strength Line-Reducing Concentrate, P3675, Greenbelt 5
With 12.5% Vitamin C, this treatment helps smooth out fine lines and correct hyperpigmentation.
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LA PRAIRIE White Caviar Illuminating Pearl Infusion, P27, 450, Rustan's
Age spots are no match for La Prairie's innovative pearl-infused brightening serum.
PIXI Overnight Glow Serum, P1502, Sephora.ph
Treat your skin to a Vitamin A & E boost and wake up with luminous skin.
NUXE White Intensive Whitening Dark Spot Correcting Serum, P1425, Zalora
A lightweight, hydrating skin treat that fades dark spots with Vitamin C.
OLAY White Radiance Brightening Intensive Serum, P499, Lazada
The high concentration of niacinamide in this serum is the best for evening out the skin tone and giving your skin a glow.
DERMALOGICA C-12 Pure Bright Serum, P4450, Rustan's
A fragrance and paraben-free alternative that treats discoloration while regulating melanin formulation.
AM+PM Total Brightening Renewal Treatment Mandelic Acid 5%, P939, Naruko
This treatment gently exfoliates the skin with AHAs to reveal a smoother, brighter complexion.
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THE ORDINARY Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%, P740, Beautymnl
An instant cult classic with no nonsense ingredients. The niacinamide and zinc combo lightens dark spots and stops breakouts from popping up.
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THE FACE SHOP Yehwadam Pure Brightening Serum, P2595, SM Megamall
Using natural brighteners like peony, pearl and ginseng, this serum reduces the appearance of dark spots in a few weeks.
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MARIO BADESCU Vitamin C Serum, P2950, Rustan's
To fade discoloration and improve your skin's texture, give your skin a dose of this hydrating concoction.