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SkinActive Clearly Brighter Dark Spot Corrector

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SkinActive Clearly Brighter Dark Spot Corrector

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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
 
4.2

(based on 89 reviews)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (47)
  • Smells great (30)
  • Easy to use (27)
  • Non-greasy (21)
  • Effective (19)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily use (54)
  • Uneven skin tone (21)
  • Women (9)
  • Sensitive skin (6)
  • On-the-go (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (21), Budget shopper (17), Brand buyer (7), Survivalist / minimalist (7)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (12), 30 minutes (12)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (13), Oily (8), Normal (5), Dry (4)

Reviewed by 89 customers

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1.0

I thought this was a dark spot corrector!?

By Lak2015

from VA, USA

Comments about Garnier SkinActive Clearly Brighter Dark Spot Corrector:

Just bought this today and I'm kinda mad I spent too much for glittery bullcrap!! If I wanted glitter I would buy make up not dark spot corrector! P.S I HATE glitter!! It's messy and gross! Such a waste of money

 
3.0

don't waste your money

By ND

from Jersey

Comments about Garnier SkinActive Clearly Brighter Dark Spot Corrector:

I have the original dark spot corrected which did NOTHING.....this is another do NOTHING....DON'T waste your time and money

 
4.0

It works well for the price I paid

By Mama Rosita

from Chicago, IL

About Me Minimalist

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Moisturizes
  • Non-Greasy
  • Smells Great
  • Soothes Skin

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Uneven Skin Tone

    Comments about Garnier SkinActive Clearly Brighter Dark Spot Corrector:

    I use this product twice a day, in the morning and in the evening after cleansing. I apply it directly on my acne-healed spots and move onto other parts of my face. The spots appeared much lighter and smoother after a couple of use. Now I have been using it for (2) weeks now. However, I believe it has reached the "plateau." In other words, the dark spots are still visible, and I'm no longer self-conscious about them since they were greatly dimished! It smells nice and is not greasy for my face. I don't mind just using it as a regular moisturizer even though it will be less impactful going forward. For something that's under $20, I would say it's cost-effective.

    • Skin Type:
    • Normal
    • Age:
    • 30-44
     
    4.0

    Dark spot corrector

    By Laurenpaiger

    from Seattle,wa

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Moisturizes
    • Non-Greasy
    • Softens Skin

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Garnier SkinActive Clearly Brighter Dark Spot Corrector:

      I use daily along with moisturizer and I can only say that I've not gotten any new dark spots. However those I've had are still there.

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

      Very good

      By Lp

      from Wisconsin

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Moisturizes
      • Non-Greasy
      • Smells Great
      • Softens Skin

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about Garnier SkinActive Clearly Brighter Dark Spot Corrector:

        This smells really good and did brighten my skin. I use twice a day and it does the job.

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

        Such a great product!

        By Lizcsen

        from undisclosed

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Garnier SkinActive Clearly Brighter Dark Spot Corrector:

        Y'all, I LOVE this product! I've been using it for a few months now and not only has it faded my dark marks from acne, but it's also evened out my skin overall. It does take a while to see results, but it's even reversed damage from years ago. It is super light going on and has even helped keep my skin more moisturized and fresh. I use the moisturizer as well in the morning after applying this product and my skin stays fresh and beautiful all day without any need for makeup.

         
        3.0

        Good product

        By MJ

        from AL

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Non-Greasy

        Cons

        • Bad Smell
        • Irritates Skin

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Dark spots
        • Uneven Skin Tone

        Comments about Garnier SkinActive Clearly Brighter Dark Spot Corrector:

        I really liked this product. I had a scar on my neck where I had burnt myself with a curling wand, and after using this tube for a few weeks, the scar has 90% disappeared. It is not T good for sensitive skin though. Anytime I used it on my face, it stung and irritated my skin, but did seem to help with my dark spots. I've since bought the drugstore brand of this product, which is cheaper, and it honestly works better and doesn't irritate my skin.

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

        Great brightener

        By Nalley707

        from Montreal, QC, Canada

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Garnier SkinActive Clearly Brighter Dark Spot Corrector:

        Excellent product. It actually clear up a lot of scars that were impossible to get rid of for years; as a african american, I suffer from hyperpigmentation. Definitely going to invest in other products of this like line. Great job Garnier.

         
        1.0

        The Worst best " new and improve version"

        By Maria

        from Doral, Fl

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Moisturizes

        Cons

        • Not Effective

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about Garnier SkinActive Clearly Brighter Dark Spot Corrector:

        Garnier, Listen to your customers!!! This " new and improvement" doesn't work. Please, look at this version of ingredients in garnier clinical renew...totally different!!!!

        Aqua/Water, Glycerin, Ascorbic Acid, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Cyclohexasiloxane, Potassium Hydroxide, Dimethicone, Sodium Styrene/Ma Copolymer, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Alcohol, Benzyl Salicylate, Biosaccharide Gum-1, Carbomer, Citral, Citrus Medica Limonum Extract/Lemon Fruit Extract, Disodium EDTA, Gentiana Lutea Extract/Gentiana Lutea Root Extract, Geraniol, Glyceryl Caprylate, Hydroxyethylpiperazine Ethane Sulfonic Acid, Limonene, Linalool, Nylon-12, Peg/PPG-18/18 Dimethicone, Phenoxyethanol, Salicylic Acid, Sodium Anisate, Sodium Hydroxide, Sodium Levulinate, Sodium Methylparaben, Tocopheryl Acetate, Xanthan Gum, Parfum/Fragrance.

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

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        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.

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        • Q:

          After you apply this product can you wear it as a moisturizer right under your makeup? Or do you have to rinse it off before applying makeup?
          Asked on 1/31/2018 by Kalley from US

          1 answer

          • Brand Expert

            A:

            Hi Kalley! Thank you for your interest in our Clearly Brighter Dark Spot Corrector! For best results, we recommend using a moisturizer with sunscreen after applying this product. We hope this helps!

            Answered on 2/5/2018 by Brand Expert from Garnier
        • Q:

          If I'm using this product for post-acne hyperpigmentation, should I apply this only around the darker areas, or on my whole face?
          Asked on 1/5/2018 by Emily from Ohio

          1 answer

          • Brand Expert

            A:

            Hi Emily! Thank you for your interest in our Dark Spot Corrector! We recommend applying a dime size amount evenly until absorbed ensuring all dark spots and uneven tone are fully covered. We hope this helps!

            Answered on 1/6/2018 by Brand Expert from Garnier
        • 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
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