Hot New Ways to Perfect Your Skin Kaitlyn Dreyling
Move over wrinkle fighters, skin brightening (a.k.a. hyperpigmentation correction) is the latest growing category in skincare. From teens with post-breakout blemishes to adults with age spots, we can understand the appeal of skin tone perfectors. Here are 2012's newest ways to brighten up a splotchy situation.
Big U.S. Debut Kaitlyn Dreyling
Chanel's Le Blanc skincare collection has been popular in Asia for awhile now, and it's finally available in the States with a 4-step regimen: Fresh Brightening Foam Cleanser ($60), Brightening Moisture Lotion ($67.50), Brightening Concentrate Continuous Action TXC ($195), and Brightening Moisturizing Cream ($130). Formulated with a pearl protein extract and a proprietary TXC molecule, it leaves your skin with an instant glow and also diminishes existing hyperpigmentation and prevents future spots.
Beauty Elixir Kaitlyn Dreyling
With their lightweight consistency and potent concentration of active ingredients, serums are a great way to target and prevent dark spots daily.
What's new: Tatcha Deep Brightening Serum ($150), L'Oreal Youth Code Serum Corrector ($24.99), La Roche-Posay Mela-D Pigment Control ($57.95), MAC Lightful Marine-Bright Formula Essence ($40).
Seeing (No) Spots Kaitlyn Dreyling
For those extra pesky scars or age spots, you can dab on one of these lightening remedies.
What's new: RéVive Blanche ($400), GoodSkin Labs Equinol Dark Spot Concentrate ($39.50), Proactiv Dark Spot Corrector ($22), Kiehl's Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Solution ($49.50).
Bright Eyes Kaitlyn Dreyling
Don't let dark circles under your eyes sabotage your glow. These eye creams are the perfect weapon in the fight against raccoon attack.
What's new: Shiseido White Lucent Anti-Dark Circles Eye Cream ($55), H2O Plus Waterwhite Advaced Brightening Eye Cream ($32), Bliss Triple Oxygen Instant Energizing Eye Mask ($54).
Body Brightening Kaitlyn Dreyling
While there's a whole lot of focus on a glowing face, skin from the neck down is getting in on the lightening trend, too.
What's new: La Prairie White Caviar Illuminating Hand Cream SPF 15 ($150), Cane + Austin Retexturizing Body Pads ($70), Dove ClearTone Deodorant ($4.99).
Perfecting Makeup Kaitlyn Dreyling
Don't just fake an even complexion, when you can actually correct uneveness while you wear your foundation.
What's new: DiorSnow UV Shield BB Creme ($50), CoverGirl & Olay Tone Rehab Foundation Base ($14.99).
Special Treatment Kaitlyn Dreyling
If getting rid of those irksome spots means a little extra TLC, indulge with one of these treatments for some enlightenment.
What's new: Korres Wild Rose + Vitamin C Advanced Brightening Sleeping Facial ($48), Philosophy Microdelivery Triple-Acid Brightening Peel ($68), Rodial Skin Bleach Mask ($72), Murad Intesive-C Radiance Peel ($49.50).