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Garnier SkinActive Clearly Brighter Dark Spot Corrector

Garnier

SkinActive Clearly Brighter Dark Spot Corrector

Item #: 2298459 Size: 1.0 oz

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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
 
4.4

(based on 75 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (42)
  • 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 (17), 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 75 customers

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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+

    (2 of 2 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 9 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

        (2 of 2 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.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Awesome product!

            By Vicki

            from Middlefield

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Moisturizes
            • Softens Skin
            • Soothes Skin

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Sensitive Skin
              • Uneven Skin Tone

              Comments about Garnier SkinActive Clearly Brighter Dark Spot Corrector:

              I use this product twice daily. I've used it for a week now and so far its doing what's promised on the box. I've noticed lightning of places with newer freckles from tannin2. I have sensitive skin and its not irritating at all. It actually softens the skin. I love it and would highly reccomend it to anyone!

              • Skin Type:
              • Combination
              • Age:
              • 30-44

              (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Holy grail for uneven skin & redness

              By Andylynn

              from Duluth, MN, United States

              Comments about Garnier SkinActive Clearly Brighter Dark Spot Corrector:

              This works! It cleared up my redness from acne blemishes, didn't burn like others I've used it was super relaxing & calming. It drastically evened out my skin tone in just two uses. I love how it makes my skin feel soft too. Great product! I'm buying more before this sells out.

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              11 Questions | 11 Answers
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              • 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
              • Q:

                Can I use this under my foundation?
                Asked on 9/1/2016 by KissMeAgain from Atlanta

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  The Clearly Brighter Dark Spot Corrector can be use along with other products, including makeup. Apply this product first to clean skin and allow it to absorb for 15 minutes. At this point the skin will be saturated with the key ingredients and you can layer anything over it without affecting the dark spot treatment. If your foundation doesn't have a sunscreen, consider using a separate sunscreen. The UV rays cause the dark spots, so you don't want to encourage more to form.

                  Answered on 9/2/2016 by Brand Expert from Garnier
              • Q:

                The last tube of dark spot corrector I bought was Garnier Skin Renew and it worked great, but now all I can find is Skin Active. Is this the same product?
                Asked on 8/17/2016 by pratyahara from Salt Lake City

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  The Garnier Skin Renew Dark Spot Corrector has been changed to the Garnier Skin Active Clearly Brighter Dark Spot Corrector. Along with the name change, this product has a new and improved formula. We hope this information is helpful!

                  Answered on 8/19/2016 by Brand Expert from Garnier
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