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9 Best Dark Spot Correctors

Make dark spots do a disappearing act with these powerful dark spot correctors
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Unless you have a fairy godmother who's granted you everlasting sunscreen and a pimple-free existence, you probably have some dark spots you'd like to fade. Luckily, sun-worshippers and pimple-pickers needn't despair: You can reverse acne scars and sun spots with a dark spot corrector. Of course, not every skin-lightening treatment works as well as the next, so we rounded up the most highly rated and reviewed dark spot correctors to help you pick the best dark spot corrector for you. So put down that lemon juice (Pinterest lied to you -- it will just make things worse) and try one of these dark spot correctors. Dark spots and acne scars, prepare to GTFO.

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Best Dark Spot Corrector No. 9: Kiehl's Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Solution, $76
TotalBeauty.com average member rating: 7.0*
Why it's great: Reviewers say this product "works wonders on dark spots" and makes "skin tone look even." They note that it works best on more recent dark spots, but it will fade older spots as well -- you just have to be patient. "It feels light on your skin and isn't super heavy," says one reviewer. It also "absorbs quickly so you can apply moisturizer immediately after."

Agree? Disagree? Write your review for Kiehl's Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Solution here.

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Best Dark Spot Corrector No. 8: Paula's Choice Resist Triple-Action Dark Spot Eraser 2% BHA Gel, $25
TotalBeauty.com average member rating: 7.3*
Why it's great: According to one reviewer, this dark spot corrector "works in about two weeks to rid you of those sun spots." Others agree, adding that they noticed significant reduction in their acne spots after about a week of continual use. "This is the one product that transformed my acne prone skin," says one reader. "If you struggle with both acne and spots you have to do yourself a favor and try this."

Agree? Disagree? Write your review for Paula's Choice Resist Triple-Action Dark Spot Eraser 2% BHA Gel here.

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Best Dark Spot Corrector No. 7: Equitance Brightening Serum + Spot Corrector, $125
TotalBeauty.com average member rating: 7.6*
Why it's great: "I started using this product to lighten a dark spot under my eye, and it is working beautifully," says one reviewer. "My skin is brighter and the dark area is lightening. It has a nice, light scent and feels good on my skin." Other readers echo her sentiments, saying, "in just a few short days, [I'm] already seeing brown spots slowly lighten." Overall, reviewers agree this product gives them a "brighter complexion."

Agree? Disagree? Write your review for Equitance Brightening Serum + Spot Corrector here.

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Best Dark Spot Corrector No. 6: Caudalie Vinoperfect Radiance Serum, $79
TotalBeauty.com average member rating: 8.0*
Why it's great: "Not only has my skin's radiance improved drastically from using this product, it also helped my fair skin during a sun-filled vacation," says one reviewer. "No new sun spots." Another reviewer adds that she uses this "non-irritating serum" every day: "I have some adult acne and this product actually improved the skin texture and lightened some dark areas and spots on my face." Overall, reviewers say this product "lightens and diminishes" acne scars and discoloration.

Agree? Disagree? Write your review for Caudalie Vinoperfect Radiance Serum here.

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BY ALLIE FLINN | JAN 19, 2016 | SHARES
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