SkinCeuticals

Discoloration Defense

$139

This skin serum acts as a daily dark spot corrector, targetting visible skin discoloration to achieve brighter, more even-looking skin.

Discoloration Defense is a layerable, daily-use dark spot corrector clinically proven to reduce the appearance of key types of skin discoloration in all skin tones, including hard-to-treat forms such as stubborn brown patches and post-acne marks. Formulated with 3% tranexamic acid, 1% kojic acid, 5% niacinamide, and 5% HEPES, this is the best dark spot corrector, as the latest-generation formula improves the appearance of skin discoloration, brightens skin, and evens skin tone in as early as 2 weeks. Essentially, Discoloration Defense is a bundle of benefits your skin will thank you for.

How To Use

  1. Apply 3-5 drops of SkinCeuticals skin discoloration serum, twice daily
  2. For morning use, apply skin serum after a SkinCeuticals vitamin C serum and follow with a SkinCeuticals broad spectrum SPF 50+ sunscreen.
  3. Lessen your skin's sun exposure while using this skin serum.
  4. Do not use on irritated or broken skin. If irritation occurs, discontinue use.

Benefits

  • Features a harmonious blend of anti skin discoloration ingredients to reduce the appearance of skin discoloration, improve brightness, and minimize the reoccurrence of discoloration (with continued use)
  • 60% average improvement in the appearance of stubborn brown patches1
  • 34% average reduction in post-blemish marks in deeper skin tones2
  • Paraben-, fragrance-, silicone-, gluten-, and hydroquinone-free
  • Ideal at-home complement to professional skin discoloration treatments, such as chemical peels or non-ablative laser; always consult with a physician for individual regimen recommendations

Key Ingredients 

  • 3% Tranexamic Acid
    This synthetically-derived ingredient decreases the reoccurrence of skin discoloration and stubborn brown patches. Optimal results occur with continued use.
  • 1% Kojic Acid
    Naturally produced by certain fungi, kojic acid helps improve skin brightness.
  • 5% Niacinamide
    Also known as vitamin B3, this water-soluble vitamin is found naturally in yeast, meat, fish, milk, eggs, green vegetables, beans, and cereal grains. This ingredient is known to help reduce the appearance of skin discoloration.

Results

In a 12-week clinical study, Discoloration Defense significantly improved the appearance of key skin discoloration markers:

  • 60% average improvement in the appearance of stubborn brown patches
  • 59% average improvement in the appearance of skin discoloration
  • 81% average improvement in the appearance of post-acne marks
  • 59% average improvement in the appearance of even skin tone

                  Skin Type & Concern

                  SKIN TYPE: Dry, Normal, Oily, Combination

                  SKIN CONCERN: Discoloration

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