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Garnier SkinActive Clearly Brighter Dark Spot Corrector

Garnier

SkinActive Clearly Brighter Dark Spot Corrector

1.0 oz Item 2298459

SkinActive Clearly Brighter Dark Spot Corrector by Garnier reduces the look of years of sun damage. Brightens skin. Clinically proven results - In 2 weeks, a visible "new skin" effect as the look of dark spots, age spots and discoloration is visibly reduced. This fast absorbing, non-sticky formula is designed with our unique complex of Antioxidant Vitamin C & E, Pine Bark Essence and gentle exfoliating Lipo-Hydroxyl Acid (LHA). It promotes surface cell turnover to reveal more radiant, younger-looking skin with a reduced appearance of dark spots.
Apply twice daily to face and neck after cleansing. Smooth a dime size amount evenly until absorbed ensuring all dark spots and uneven tone are fully covered. For best results follow with a Garnier SkinActive Clearly Brighter Daily Moisturizer with sunscreen.
Aqua / Water, Glycerin, Dimethicone, Octyldodecanol, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Boron Nitride, Silica, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer , Benzyl Alcohol, Benzyl Salicylate, Capryloyl Salicylic Acid, Carbomer, Ci 77891 / Titanium Dioxide, Citral, Citric Acid, Disodium Edta, Geraniol, Limonene, Linalool, Nymphaea Alba Extract / Nymphaea Alba Flower Extract, Peg/Ppg-18/18 Dimethicone, Phenoxyethanol, Phenylethyl Resorcinol, Sodium Citrate, Sodium Hydroxide, Sodium Palmitoyl Proline, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Tocopheryl Acetate, Xanthan Gum, Parfum / Fragrance

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GarnierSkinActive Clearly Brighter Dark Spot Corrector
 
4.3

(based on 78 reviews)

87%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (43)
  • Smells great (28)
  • Easy to use (27)
  • Effective (19)
  • Non-greasy (17)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily use (49)
  • Uneven skin tone (19)
  • Women (9)
  • Sensitive skin (6)
  • On-the-go (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (18), Budget shopper (17), Brand buyer (7), Survivalist / minimalist (5)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (12), 30 minutes (12)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (11), Oily (7), Normal (4), Dry (3)

Reviewed by 78 customers

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2.0

New and Improved??

By Caligirl

from California, United States

Verified Buyer

Comments about Garnier SkinActive Clearly Brighter Dark Spot Corrector:

Interesting "New and improved" formula ...
You added fake glitter flecks to this product to achieve a fake glow. I thought this was skincare not make up!? If I wanted to apply golden flecks on my skin before bed I would but no I just want great natural skin, which after a month I can't prove that this does. Plus the added fragrance is very strong. Who still adds fragrance to skincare products in 2017??? Ive used this product in the past and would of recommended it. Sorry but now it's trash. people will soon figure out this new formula is a fake illusion and not real skincare. I shouldn't have fake golden glittery sparkles covering my face and hands after I moisturize my face. I'm so disappointed to say the least.

 
1.0

The original dark spot corrector worked better!

By Joy

from Fayetteville Ga

About Me Beauty Conscious

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Softens Skin

Cons

  • No vitamin c

Best Uses

    Comments about Garnier SkinActive Clearly Brighter Dark Spot Corrector:

    I've been using the "original" dark spot corrector for years. I recently noticed the change in your product.. there is a very low dosage of Vitamin C in the current product as well as a very limited amount of product inside the plastic tube. Nonetheless, I am very disappointed the original dark spot corrector was discontinued.

    • Age:
    • 18-29
     
    4.0

    Great Product

    By On the Hunt

    from Covington, LA

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Moisturizes

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • age spots
      • Daily Use
      • Uneven Skin Tone

      Comments about Garnier SkinActive Clearly Brighter Dark Spot Corrector:

      I used this product primarily for fading age spots. It took about three weeks of using it twice a day to see an improvement. I am now on my third tube. For the price, it's effective. I since have added using the Clearly Brighter moisturizer which I apply a minute or two after.

      • Skin Type:
      • Normal
      • Age:
      • 60+

      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      So very disappointed!

      By Kathleen54

      from Pensacola, FL

      Comments about Garnier SkinActive Clearly Brighter Dark Spot Corrector:

      I have used the original dark spot corrector for YEARS! It was absolutely great!! I am 63 with beginnings of dark spots and ravages of teenage acne. This really, really got rid of the dark spots and smoothed my skin. Fast forward...the new product is nothing like the old. Does not correct the problems, does not smooth skin. Artificial brightener. SO, SO, Disappointed.

       
      4.0

      Great for Us Oily Skin Ladies

      By Student Budget Skin Care

      from Jersey

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Non-Greasy
      • Soothes Skin
      • Works

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Sensitive Skin
        • Uneven Skin Tone

        Comments about Garnier SkinActive Clearly Brighter Dark Spot Corrector:

        I use it only at night because i like to let it sit on the spots. Additionally, every other morning i use my spin brush to exfoliate, and then apply acne medicine with a light moisturizer or sunscreen (only when Im going outside; because sunscreens tend to be heavier and can cause more acne.) I have acne scars on my face and back and with the dark spot corrector & other products (from the mario badescu); I have really seen a reduction on the amount of acne and scars i suffered from. The product does take time to work but all good things take time!

        • Skin Type:
        • Oily
        • Age:
        • 18-29

        (0 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        Ehh

        By Millie

        from Jackson, MS

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Moisturizes
        • Softens Skin

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Uneven Skin Tone

          Comments about Garnier SkinActive Clearly Brighter Dark Spot Corrector:

          Well I haven't been using it long enough to receive the results I'm looking for. The box says 2 weeks to see visible results, and my eyes aren't seeing too much over 3 days.

          • Skin Type:
          • Combination
          • Age:
          • 18-29

          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Sad change to one of my favorites

          By swan

          from California, United States

          Comments about Garnier SkinActive Clearly Brighter Dark Spot Corrector:

          The old formula was amazing, but this new one obviously has less vitamin C (the percentage they conspicuously no longer list) because it just doesn't work. The new is a smaller portion, and higher price per ounce on top of being much less effective. Sorry, Garnier, you've lost a consistent customer.

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great product

          By Iku-chan

          from Clovis, CA

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

            • I feel I am not getting 100%of contents.

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Fine Lines/Wrinkles

            Comments about Garnier SkinActive Clearly Brighter Dark Spot Corrector:

            I have been using this product over 2-3years.
            Very pleased outcome.

            • Skin Type:
            • Normal
            • Age:
            • 60+
             
            5.0

            I love this producy

            By Nicole jo

            from Dallas Texas

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Moisturizes
            • Non-Greasy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about Garnier SkinActive Clearly Brighter Dark Spot Corrector:

              This is a great product!!! I use this all the time !!

              • Skin Type:
              • Dry
              • Age:
              • 18-29
               
              5.0

              It works

              By Hime

              from los angles

              Comments about Garnier SkinActive Clearly Brighter Dark Spot Corrector:

              It works but it will not work overnight it is not a bleach; I saw a difference within a week. Generally you must exfoliate and wear a sunscreen to keep your skin looking the best it can.

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              • Q:

                Would this product work if you have melasma?
                Asked on 8/7/2017 by Beauty Buff from Miami, FL

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi Beauty Buff! Our Dark Spot Corrector is intended to reduce the appearance of dark spots, age spots and discoloration. If you have any questions or concerns regarding your melasma, we recommend speaking to your doctor.

                  Answered on 8/10/2017 by Brand Expert from Garnier
              • Q:

                do I use this before or after a moisturizer?
                Asked on 7/16/2017 by Meche from Chicago

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi Meche! We recommend applying the Dark Spot Corrector after cleansing your skin, before your moisturizer.

                  Answered on 7/21/2017 by Brand Expert from Maybelline
              • Q:

                Will the lighten my freckles?
                Asked on 6/25/2017 by freckles from Roanoke va

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  This product is not tested to lighten freckles it will help with age spots and dark spots.

                  Answered on 7/6/2017 by L'Oreal Consumer Care from L Oreal Paris
              • Q:

                Hi :) I just purchased this and want to make sure I use it correctly! If using a serum in my daily skin care routine should i apply this before after or in place of? Thank you!
                Asked on 6/14/2017 by Gee from undisclosed

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi! Thanks for reaching out to us. If you use a serum that is always applied to the skin first. You can then follow up with The Dark Spot Corrector. Hope this helps!

                  Answered on 6/29/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
              • Q:

                Hi, I'm under the age of 18 and have very severe sun spots at such a young age. I am actually really concerned about them because they only increase in numbers! Will this product work for me? Also, I also lack a lot in drinking water so does that factor affect the amount of brown spots I have? Thank you!
                Asked on 3/19/2017 by Sunny from Toronto, CA

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi there! The amount of brown spots can range from many environmental factors. For more information, we suggest you reach out to your doctor.

                  Our Clearly Brighter Dark Spot Corrector reduces the look of years of sun damage and will help brighten skin.This fast absorbing, non-sticky formula is designed with our unique complex of Antioxidant Vitamin C & E, Pine Bark Essence and gentle exfoliating Lipo-Hydroxyl Acid (LHA). It promotes surface cell turnover to reveal more radiant, younger-looking skin with a reduced appearance of dark spots. If you have sun spots, we recommend you to take a look at our Clearly Brighter Anti-Sun Damage Daily Moisturizer SPF 30. Make sure you are wearing sunscreen. We hope this helps!

                  Answered on 3/20/2017 by Garnier Consumer Care from Garnier
              • Q:

                Can you use this under eyes for dark circles?
                Asked on 3/1/2017 by Debbie from South Carolina

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi Debbie! Thanks for reaching out to us. Our Clearly Brighter Dark Spot Corrector is not specifically an eye product. You can apply this onto your face and neck. This product is also targeted to reduce the look of years of sun damage and brighten skin. In 2 weeks, a visible "new skin" effect as the look of dark spots, age spots and discoloration is visibly reduced. If you are looking for something to help with dark circles, we suggest to try a different product in our line meant for eye care. We hope this helps!

                  Answered on 3/2/2017 by Garnier Consumer Care from Garnier
              • Q:

                Would this help on dark spots from scars on my legs?
                Asked on 2/9/2017 by Callie

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi Callie! We have not tested the Dark Spot Corrector to be used on anywhere other than the face. We do believe that this product will help with reducing the look of years of sun damage. It promotes surface cell turnover to reveal more radiant, younger-looking skin with a reduced appearance of dark spots. We hope this information is helpful!

                  Answered on 2/10/2017 by Garnier Consumer Care from Garnier
              • Q:

                Can this help hard-to-remove sun spots
                Asked on 12/10/2016 by product junkie from ny,ny

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  The Clearly Brighter Dark Spot Corrector reduces the look of dark spots, age spots and discoloration in few short weeks. This product re-surfaces skin and helps reduce the look of years of visible sun damage.
                  Since UV (sun) exposure causes the appearance of dark spots on the skin, be sure to wear a sunscreen daily to keep new dark spots from forming. Deep and old discolorations may take longer to fade than newer discolorations.

                  Answered on 12/12/2016 by Brand Expert from Maybelline
              • Q:

                Will this product help to fade sun spots?
                Asked on 12/10/2016 by Emily

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  The Clearly Brighter Dark Spot Corrector reduces the look of dark spots, age spots and discoloration in few short weeks. This product re-surfaces skin and helps reduce the look of years of visible sun damage.
                  Since UV (sun) exposure causes the appearance of dark spots on the skin, be sure to wear a sunscreen daily to keep new dark spots from forming.

                  Answered on 12/12/2016 by Brand Expert from Maybelline
              • Q:

                Can I use this product as a spot treatment?
                Asked on 11/11/2016 by Em

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  For best results with the Clearly Brighter Dark Spot Corrector apply to clean skin. Smooth a dime size amount evenly until absorbed, ensuring all dark spots and uneven tone are fully covered. To keep additional dark spots from forming, be sure to use a sunscreen daily, like on of the Clearly Brighter Daily Moisturizer with sunscreen.
                  If you only have uneven skin tone in a few spots, you can limit your use of this product to those area. However, the unique formula for this product will also brighten and smooth all of the skin along with the treatment if dark spots.

                  Answered on 11/14/2016 by Brand Expert from Maybelline
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