1BeautyRX Skincare by Dr. Schultz Protective Vitamin C Rescue Serum, $85
Containing an especially potent form of vitamin C, this light serum absorbs and neutralizes free radical damage to reverse skin damage and cocoon the skin from future environmental aggressors.
2Bliss Fabulous Skin-Reviving Rubberizing Mask, $38
Six mask packets come with spatulas and a measuring scoop for a true spa-at-home experience. Mix it up to enjoy the effects of bilberry and vitamin C that brighten skin, while seaweed is recommended to soothe problematic inflammation.
3Clarins Vital Light Serum, $85
Active ingredient hexylresorcinol is proven as effective as hydroquinone in lightening pigmentation spots, minus the irritation. Plant extracts of waltheria and cochlearia stimulate collagen synthesis to firm and brighten skin in airy serum.
4Clinique Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector, $49.50
The brand claims a 53 percent improvement in skin tone after 12 weeks of use, thanks to the synergistic power of vitamin C, yeast extract, salicylic acid, glucosamine and extract of the Southeast Asian border silver plant.
5Revision Skincare Retinol Facial Repair, $55
For oily skin that seeks relief from wrinkles, this potent retinol repair is encapsulated in a light lotion that targets lines and uneven pigmentation without the heaviness commonly associated with retinol creams.