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Alpha Hydrox

Spotlight Skin Lightener

Item #: 2136720

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Alpha HydroxSpotlight Skin Lightener
 
4.0

(based on 130 reviews)

87%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (80)
  • Evens out skin tone (71)
  • Noticeable results (63)
  • Non-greasy (49)
  • Improves skin texture (36)

Cons

  • Bad smell (24)
  • Irritates skin (15)
  • Dries out skin (11)
  • No noticeable results (11)

Best Uses

  • Sun damage (66)
  • Fine lines (14)
  • Oily/combination skin (9)
  • Uneven skin tone (9)
  • Daily use (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (59), Brand buyer (36), Beauty conscious (12), Beauty expert (3), Survivalist / minimalist (3)
    • Skin Type:
    • Normal (11), Combination (9)

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5.0

Truly works with time

By Candice

from Boston, MA

About Me Minimalist

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Penetrates Skin

Cons

  • Can Bleach Clothing
  • Takes time

Best Uses

  • Acne scars
  • Daily Use

Comments about Alpha Hydrox Spotlight Skin Lightener:

I purchased this product after experiencing a terrible breakout on my shoulders and back. The breakout went away but left MASSIVE scars. The scars were dark brown and stood out from my skin. I applied Alpha Hydrox to my skin 2-3 times a day for approximately 3 weeks. During the first week, I immediately saw slight lightening of the scars. However, in the 2nd and 3rd weeks, nothing happened. However, with continued use into the 4th week, the scars have faded 60%-70% and are way lighter than they were originally. The only problem with this product is that after utilizing it multiple times a day and seeing results, I got lazy and applied it less often, which caused some of the scars to begin getting dark again. If you are going to use this product and want long term results, remain consistent even as your scars fade away, or else they will come back! Also stay out of the sun or apply sunscreen or the scars will darken. This product is cheap and has worked extremely well, I rely on it heavily.

  • Skin Type:
  • Normal

(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

skin lightener

By maui girl

from long island new york

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Not Effective

Best Uses

    Comments about Alpha Hydrox Spotlight Skin Lightener:

    I have olive tone skin. Was trying this for a discoloration between my eye brows. So far I do not really see a difference.

    • Skin Type:
    • Normal

    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    A product that actually works

    By Lady51

    from Kissimmee, fl

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Non-Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Uneven Skin Tone

      Comments about Alpha Hydrox Spotlight Skin Lightener:

      It works great to get rid of dark spots so skin looks even in color, no bloches

      • Skin Type:
      • Normal

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Works well

      By cynthia

      from toronto, on

      About Me Beauty Expert

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Uneven Skin Tone

        Comments about Alpha Hydrox Spotlight Skin Lightener:

        Seems to be working and I use in conjunction with the other Alpha Hydrox products. Recommended this recently to a friend since I think the brown spots are fading from this cream.

        • Skin Type:
        • Normal
         
        1.0

        didnt work

        By amala394

        from lansing,mi

        About Me Beauty Expert

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Not Effective

          Best Uses

            Comments about Alpha Hydrox Spotlight Skin Lightener:

            did not work at all. will not purchase this in the future.

            • Skin Type:
            • Combination

            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            As good as Obagi

            By Happy Face

            from Fresno Ca

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Inexpensive
            • Lightens Skin Discolorati

            Cons

            • None

            Best Uses

              Comments about Alpha Hydrox Spotlight Skin Lightener:

              After paying so much on Obagi. Finally found a great if not even better skincare product. I use all their products now and saving hundreds of dollars each year. You have totry it!!

              • Skin Type:
              • Combination

              (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Excellent. It is actually working.

              By Sherry

              from Mpls., MN

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Lightweight
              • Non-Greasy

              Cons

              • Irritates Skin

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Redness/ Blotchiness
              • Uneven Skin Tone

              Comments about Alpha Hydrox Spotlight Skin Lightener:

              I used the product per directions, which was 2 X day. I would reduce that to once/day, as it did irritate some of the larger dark spots. It is really lightening almost all of my dark spots better that any other product I have used in the past.

              • Skin Type:
              • Dry

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Works

              By Laura

              from Richmond, VA

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Non-Greasy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Dark spots

                Comments about Alpha Hydrox Spotlight Skin Lightener:

                This is the first product that has actually lightened the dark patches on my cheeks. They are not gone but are lighter. This product should only be used for 3 months and I have only been using for a few weeks.

                • Skin Type:
                • Normal

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Miracle worker!

                By Pam

                from Saint Paul, MN

                About Me Beauty Expert

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Eliminates brown spots
                • Works FAST

                Cons

                • Irritates Skin

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Uneven Skin Tone

                Comments about Alpha Hydrox Spotlight Skin Lightener:

                This is the only brown spot lightener that works. Completely fades spots. Don't waste your money on anything else! Very rarely I experience mild irritation and redness from use, but I just discontinue for a couple days and it's fine.

                • Skin Type:
                • Normal

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                It works!!

                By artsong

                from Cape Cod, MA

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Moisturizes
                • Non-Greasy

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Uneven Skin Tone

                  Comments about Alpha Hydrox Spotlight Skin Lightener:

                  Alpha Hydrox Spotlight is a great product for lightening dark spots. I purchased Spotlight to lighten some dark spots on my hands, and it has helped considerably. Consistent application is the key. According to the product label, Spotlight can be applied twice daily for up to three months; I saw improvement on my dark spots within the first month. Highly recommended!!!!!

                  • Skin Type:
                  • Combination

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