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There are a plethora of reasons why dark spots appear, from years of improper sun exposure to an overproduction of melanin in the skin. Since these are trickier factors to reverse, people often turn to potent treatments (such as a chemical peel) to rectify them—but if you’re not quite ready to turn down that road, applying a dark spot corrector regularly can bring its own set of changes.
Most dark spot serums contain brightening ingredients like vitamin C and retinol to gently lighten and fade discoloration and age spots, but if you aren’t seeing as fast of results as you’d like, a targeted corrector is the way to go. Makari’s Extreme Argan & Carrot Oil Dark Spot Corrector Serum is an example of a potent treatment that will speed the process up.
The multi-use, lightweight cream aims to bring “dramatically improved skin” from the first use. Since it is capable of delivering quite intense results, it’s advised to dab the product onto your skin with a cotton swab so as not to over-do your applications. You can also dilute the product by combining it with your go-to lotions, creams or gels and apply across larger patches of skin. To see it really work its magic, it’s recommended by the brand to apply the product three times per week. You should also maintain proper sunscreen applications to keep hyperpigmentation at bay.
Ingredients like carrot seed oil, which is rich in vitamin A and carotenoids, brings back a natural radiance to the skin while fending off signs of aging. It’s joined by anti-inflammatory vitamin E which helps minimize the effects of UV exposure, and argan oil to keep oil production in line and treat acne.
Reviewers who’ve tried the dark spot corrector claim it gave them “their glow back” within a week of use, and that they’ve seen “positive changes on their face” from using it regularly.
“I love Makari products and have been using them for years! I am completely satisfied with the Extreme Argan & Carrot Oil Dark Spot Corrector Serum,” shared one shopper.
The dark spot corrector is available at Makari’s website for $39 per bottle.