1Anew Clinical Luminosity Pro Brightening Serum, $54
Formulated with corn kernel and fennel fruit extracts, this antioxidant-rich serum speeds up cell turnover to lighten dark spots with regular use over several weeks.
2DermaDoctor Photodynamic Therapy, $85
Like a force field, this lotion aims to utilize a polyphenol found in the noni fruit to absorb the sun’s rays and convert them into red light, which triggers anti-aging properties of the skin to power on and reduce the appearance of redness, age spots and fine lines.
3First Aid Beauty 5 in 1 Restore Cream, $36
Vitamin A and niacinamade target fine lines and uneven skin tone, while sunflower oil lightly hydrates dry areas and improves barrier function.
4Lather 10 Minute Brightening Mask, $28
Glycolic, lactic and kojic acids combine to tingle skin into rapid exfoliation that lightens hyperpigmentation. Use once to twice a week nightly, leaving on for 10 minutes at a time before rinsing or cottoning off.
5Vichy LiftActiv with Rhamnose 5% Day-Normal-Combination, $47
A naturally-derived plant extract that stimulates the dermis, the brand claims that active ingredient rhamnose reduces the appearance of forehead, crow’s feet and between-the-brow wrinkles in just two weeks.