You might’ve spent summer slathering on SPF, but chances are, those pesky rays probably still managed to deposit a wrinkle or two for your golden years. Unless you live in a cave, it’s nary impossible to avoid it. Luckily, there are plenty of products on the market that target this specific problem and manage to reverse the damage the summer’s done.

While summer is coming to a close, your skin will still need to handle fall conditions and remain glowing through the next several months. These brightening products work to minimize damage by evening out the skin tone and brightening it up.

DRUNK ELEPHANT C-Firma™️ Vitamin C Day Serum

This jam-packed serum not only delivers a healthy vitamin C dose to smooth and even the skin, but also contains plenty of antioxidants. It’s specially formulated for reversing photoaging effects, making it the top contender to fix that sun damage.

SUNDAY RILEY Good Genes All-In-One Lactic Acid Treatment

This is the OG of skin-plumping and radiance. The lactic acid gently sloughs away the upper layer of skin to reveal a beautiful glow in as little as one treatment!

KIEHL’S SINCE 1851 Clearly Corrective™️ Dark Spot Solution

This formula contains activated C, which is a vitamin C derivative whose primary purpose is evening skin texture and reducing hyperpigmentation caused by sun damage. Not only is it used to fix the damage, but it also prevents further damage.

PEACE OUT Microneedling Dark Spot Brightening Dots

If you have dark spots, these brightening dots are for you. These little patches have tiny needles that penetrate the skin (pain-free) to deliver niacinamide, licorice extract, and tranexamic acid.

MURAD Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum

Hydroquinone is the highlight of this serum, targeting age spots and freckles that result from sun exposure. Specially formulated to fade sunspots, it’s the perfect serum to use on the d├ęcolletage where sun damage is typically most prominent.