Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Corrector

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A dark spot corrector and brightening serum that helps visibly reduce dark spots, hyperpigmentation, and post-acne marks.

Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Corrector is rated 3.5 out of 5 by 478.
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Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Corrector

Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Corrector

A dark spot corrector and brightening serum that helps visibly reduce dark spots, hyperpigmentation, and post-acne marks.

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What It Is

A targeted dark spot corrector that helps even skin tone and boost radiance. Formulated with Activated C (a stabilized form of Vitamin C), buffered Salicylic Acid, and Peony extract, this efficacious brightening serum helps visibly reduce the appearance of a broad array of discolorations including dark spots, hyperpigmentation and post-acne marks. Our dark spot corrector has been tested on all ethnicities and is suitable for all skin types, including sensitive skin.*

Paraben-free, mineral oil-free, and dye-free.

After using one bottle of our dark spot corrector:**

  • 97% saw a visible reduction in hyperpigmentation
  • 97% saw a visible reduction in dark spots
  • 87% saw a visible reduction in post-acne marks

*This product was tested on a multi-ethnic panel equally distributed: 25% African American, 25% Asian, 25% Caucasian, 25% Hispanic
**Results based on expert grading in a 12-week clinical test on 104 subjects.

What It’s Good For

  • Clinically proven to reduce hyperpigmentation by -49%, dark spots by -39% and post-acne marks by -27%
  • Dark spot corrector visibly reduces a broad spectrum of dark spots including those caused by age and UV exposure
  • Helps visibly reduce post-acne marks and hyperpigmentation
  • Helps visibly brighten skin over time for a more even and radiant skin tone
  • Dermatologist-tested for safety and gentleness on all skin types, including sensitive
  • Made with recyclable packaging

*Based on a 12-week clinical study of 17 women with all skin types presented with mild to moderate severity of attributes, including post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation.

How to Use our Dark Spot Corrector

Did You Know?

A Universal Dark Spot Corrector

Did You Know?

Our dark spot corrector has been tested on all ethnicities and is suitable for all skin types, including sensitive skin.*

*This product was tested on a multi-ethnic panel equally distributed: 25% African American, 25% Asian, 25% Caucasian, 25% Hispanic
 

Key Ingredients

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to Your Frequently Asked Questions

Did You Know?

What Causes Dark Spots?

Did You Know?
Melanin is what gives hair, eyes, and skin their color, and dictates whether areas of your skin may have dark spots, discoloration, or hyperpigmentation. Their appearance may be due to sun damage (sun spots), inflammation (often a result of eczema, psoriasis, or acne), and hormones—sometimes seen in pregnant women. Dark spots and hyperpigmentation are common, and potent formulas like Kiehl’s Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Corrector and brightening serum are an effective way to treat them.

Before and After Using our Dark Spot Corrector

Before and after

Kiehl’s brightening serum and dark spot corrector is incredibly effective, with results showing a brighter, more even skin tone. Consistent application of our serum for dark spots showed improvements in everything from hyperpigmentation to sun spots. Regular use of this dark spot correcting serum is clinically-proven* to help visibly reduce:

  • Dark Spots Color by -39%
  • Hyperpigmentation by -49%
  • Post-Acne Marks by -27%

*Based on a 12-week clinical study of 17 women with all skin types presented with mild to moderate severity of attributes, including post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation.

 

Future Made Better

Future Made Better

True to our founding family’s mission, we strive to improve the quality of the communities we serve by reducing our
environmental impact, formulating responsibly, and supporting charitable causes. This formula is made with:
Responsible Formulation
Responsible Formulation

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Rated 1 out of 5 by from Did not work for ME! I am a Kiehl's fan wholeheartedly. This product missed the mark. not by a little either. it did absolutely N O T H I N G. I would like to think it's because I am so perfect and flawless, but I mean if I am using a product like this, then it's not true. I got ZERO results from this. :-/ Or maybe the results were just so minimal that I couldn't tell. Am I still a fan of Kiehl's?? Heck Yes! I think this was just a product that does NOT work for MY skin. it happens. it's just like hair products, I have curly hair, but all curly hair products do not work the same for all curly haired people, depends on texture, curl pattern, etc. same thing with skin. This product just didn't work for me. All the other Kiehl's products I have tried in the past almost 20 years that I have been using Kiehl's products have been amazing.
Date published: 2021-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product is amazing! I’ve been using this product for almost 3 weeks and i can see my dark spot faded as compared to before using it. Hopefully it will at least make the dark spot much less visible. I bought this from airport clearance sale, at about 30% off from the outlet. But the packaging is different, the bottle that i bought from the airport has sticker for labelling,but the outlet bottle has “printed on bottle”labelling. Any comment on this? I don’t think the airport sells fake item though. Just want to confirm it’s not fake. Hopefully just different packaging.
Date published: 2021-02-19
Rated 1 out of 5 by from 3 weeks morning & night results I thought I would see some improvement after 3 weeks but nothing. Disappointed, but worth a shot. I have combination skin and I’m a bit tanned, so not sure if it’s got to do with those 2 factors.
Date published: 2021-02-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from رائع And worth a try ...... Nice and great product /.....
Date published: 2021-02-13
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Does Not Do Anything I have been using this product for months and I’ve noticed no difference at all in darks spots let alone brightness of skin. The consistency is also sticky when applied to my face. Definitely not worth the purchase.
Date published: 2021-02-13
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Don't bother. Waste of $ I bought this product back in May(pandemic shopping) for the Maskne I unfortunately developed, and I have to say I have not seen any difference. I'm so disappointed. I feel like I wasted my money.
Date published: 2021-02-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Product is solving problems Shortly after use the product showed tremendous results . This is my second bottle. This time though the results are slow. What is the shelf life of this product?
Date published: 2021-01-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Magic in a bottle!! Floored! I’m shocked at how well this works. I have some scars from a horrible accident and it left some dark spots after they healed completely. Because I’m Latin I have an olive complexion that makes dark spots more visible. I used the Dark Spot corrector after a friend gave me a sample he had received from a store. I tried it on a darker spot and the spot became instantly lighter. Like 60% lighter. I did it again the next day on the same spot and now you can barely see it. It’s almost the same color as the rest of the skin around it. I’ve spent a lot of money trying different creams and lotions to help my scars be as invisible as possible but they only returned over a few days. It’s been 2 weeks and the spot is still barely visible. Thanks to the wizards at Kiehl’s I have my clearer skin and my confidence back. You’ve got a happy and loyal customer.
Date published: 2021-01-17
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