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Alpha Hydrox

Spotlight Skin Lightener

Item #: 2136720

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Alpha HydroxSpotlight Skin Lightener
 
4.0

(based on 133 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (80)
  • Evens out skin tone (71)
  • Noticeable results (63)
  • Non-greasy (51)
  • 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)
  • Uneven skin tone (11)
  • Daily use (9)
  • Oily/combination skin (9)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (59), Brand buyer (36), Beauty conscious (14), Beauty expert (3), Survivalist / minimalist (3)
    • Skin Type:
    • Normal (12), Combination (10)

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4.0

Starting to show signs of working!

By Patty S.

from Morgantown, WV

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Non-Greasy
  • Softens Skin

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Uneven Skin Tone

    Comments about Alpha Hydrox Spotlight Skin Lightener:

    After reading the positive reviews on this product, I thought I'd try it to lighten a couple brown spots at the top of my cheekbones. I've only used it for a couple of weeks, but they are starting to fade. I will be diligent in using the cream twice a day and see how well it removes the spots completely. I'm hopeful.

    • Skin Type:
    • Normal
     
    5.0

    IT WORKS

    By Lyttle

    from Orlando Fl

    Comments about Alpha Hydrox Spotlight Skin Lightener:

    I used this for 2 weeks and saw results. After 4 weeks my hyper pigmentation is nearly gone. I just fab it on morning and night. I found this way better than Clinque dark spot corrector and is so much cheaper. I am black (MAC NC45) and it works well on my skin and complexion. This is definitely a keeper.

     
    5.0

    Happily surprised

    By Mary Ellen

    from Lockport, IL

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Non-Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Uneven Skin Tone

      Comments about Alpha Hydrox Spotlight Skin Lightener:

      I bought this product based on the great reviews and the low price. I've tried a few other products in the past for sun damage spots on my face without much success. I've been using it once or twice a day for about 4 weeks and I'm shocked! The spots are amost gone! I don't even need to cover them up with concealer anymore because they're barey noticeable. I never thought that such an inexpensive cream could fade them after other more expensive products failed. I've started using it for sun spots on my hands and arms now. Before I started using it, I was considering having the spots lasered off. I'm so glad I waited.

      • Skin Type:
      • Combination

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      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

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