#1 Dr. Dennis Gross Alpha Beta® Universal Daily Peel, about $119 (box of 30)
Recreate in-clinic results with this at-home daily peel. Comprising two-steps, the first step involves wiping your skin with the exfoliating acids-infused towelette to dissolve dead skin cells and stimulate skin turnover. Follow with step 2, which douses skin with a soothing cocktail of antioxidants and botanical extracts. Over time, dark spots and scars are diminished, fine lines are softened and your skin texture looks more refined.
#2 Hiruscar Post Acne, $22.90 (10g)
Perfect for those with oily and acne-prone skin, this anti-scar gel lightens dark marks, improves the appearance of depressed scars as well as prevents future breakouts. Moreover, it has a non-greasy and fast-absorbing formula so that it doesn’t disrupt with makeup application.
#3 Kate Somerville D-scar Scar Diminishing Serum, $73 (20 ml)
Specifically formulated to tackle scars, it works on new and stubborn scars to reduce unwanted marks. At the centre of its formula is DS-7, the microencapsulated peptide which is essential in speeding up the skin renewal process to eliminate existing melanin and smooth out the complexion.
#5 Peter Thomas Roth Potent-C Targeted Spot Brightener, $94 (15 ml)
With a powerful blend of antioxidants like vitamin C, vitamin E and ferulic acid, this concentrated spot brightener combats melanin production and increases collagen production so your skin becomes plumper and more even. And you don’t have to worry about sensitivity as the formula is also infused with aloe vera and allantoin to soothe irritation and take away redness.
#6 SkinCeuticals Discoloration Defense, $159 (30 ml)
Effective against all types of skin discolouration, including dark spots, uneven skin tone and even post-blemish scarring, this features a synergistic blend of clinically-proven ingredients to fade existing pigmentation and prevent future reoccurrence. When used all over, it’s effective for evening out skin tone while applying directly on dark spots and scars help improve these specific areas. Over time, even stubborn pigmentation is reduced so your skin tone looks brighter and more unified.