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 470.
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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 boost radiance and even skin tone. This brightening serum will reduce the appearance of a broad array of discolorations including dark spots and post-acne marks. Formulated with Activated C, White Birch and Peony Extracts, this efficacious dark spot correcting serum helps visibly brighten skin and diminish the number and intensity of dark spots and discolorations over time. 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

What It’s Good For

  • Clinically-demonstrated* to help correct dark spots and discolorations
  • 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

*Results based upon a clinical study of upper layers of the skin.

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

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 This product doesn't work I have used this product for almost half year.It does not work.The dark spot not even a little lighter.I am so disappointed and feel like wasting my money.
Date published: 2020-12-29
Rated 1 out of 5 by from I see zero change. I have been using this product for about 2 and 1/2 months. I use it every morning and every evening and still see no difference. I will continue to search for a different product that's more effective.
Date published: 2020-12-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I got rid of my dark spots I was using another product and they change their formula and it didn’t seem to work the same and since I was already using other products by Kiehl’s which I’ve being using for 19 years and I must say I have beautiful skin so I knew the dark spot correct would be ok so I got samples and after using the product for a while my dark spots started to fade
Date published: 2020-12-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Noticeable result After 4 days using day and night (i put only 2 drops in my cream) i see amazing rezults! Wasn't expecting that.
Date published: 2020-12-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Reduces redness and sun soots I received a 7 day sample of this. I applied it to freshly cleansed problem areas morning and night. Let dry before applying other products and make sure to use sunscreen! The samples lasted more than 7 days due to spot use. Sun spots on cheekbones are slightly lighter compared to photos I took when starting use. They also are less well defined. More importantly redness - likely due to sun, pregnancy hormones and inflammation - right down the center of my face is noticeably reduced which has had a bigger effect on my overall appearance. I have olive tan skin which tends to be a bit dry and a bit sensitive and live in a northern state with harsh winters and scorching hot summers. The Results are more visible if you spot treat than put on your whole face. I recommend trying this product. Nordstrom sells a half ounce bottle which is a nice option for those who want to try it without a big investment.
Date published: 2020-12-03
Rated 1 out of 5 by from No noticeable difference I had used a drugstore product on a troublesome age spot, which has made it less noticeable. I am such a fan of Kiehls that I thought I would double down with this one. Sadly, no improvement after one whole bottle and sunscreen were used daily. I also tried to “double” down with a Vitamin C serum since some online research shows that help. But no luck. Before and after photos included.
Date published: 2020-11-30
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Half Bottle Use I've used more than half of this, and I do not see much difference since I first began using it. I still use them as my routine but no visible difference. Hope to see some changes at the end of the bottle though.
Date published: 2020-11-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gotta Use It Correctly!! I am stunned by all the bad reviews about this product. His dark spot solution TOTALLY WORKS! I am black and have medium brown, sensitive skin. The key to success and positive results with this product is YOU MUST USE IT CORRECTLY! I was given excellent instructions by a Kiehls consultant in-store. You must apply the product to a damp face. A little goes a long way! Just put a dot size of product on each desk spot or a pea size to a particular trouble area. Then rub it in profusely with your fingers - and I mean really it in. You should let it dry in before putting moisturizer on. This MUST be done Morning and Night... every single day!! You have to be very strict about doing this every day. I have used this periodically over the years and always had excellent results. You must be patient because you won’t see results until at least 3 weeks of proper, regular, daily use! Be patient and your skin will clear up. Trust me!!!
Date published: 2020-11-28
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