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Whether you have dark spots, discolorations or rough texture, our gentle, yet effective brightening skincare routine is uniquely formulated to address the causes of dull skin and visibly improve clarity. Learn how to brighten skin and fade discolorations with our efficacious formulas.

Discover 4 potent formulas that can help brighten skin

When exploring how to brighten skin, it is important to find gentle, soothing formulas that respect the skin barrier while targeting specific causes of dull skin. Kiehl’s brightening skincare products address concerns like uneven skin tone and dark spots with formulas that are both effective and gentle.

Step 1

Cleanse Away Impurities with a Brightening Face Wash

Gently purify skin with a Clearly Corrective Brightening Exfoliating Daily Cleanser to cleanse away dirt, oil and pollution. Formulated with White Birch Extract, Peony Extract and Pearlstone, this daily exfoliating cleanser is mild enough to use morning and night for brighter and smoother skin.

  • Gently removes dirt, oil and pollution
  • Helps boost clarity and visibly brighten skin
  • Smoothes and refines skin for a refined appearance
  • Gentle enough to be used twice a day

Step 2

Soothe Skin with a Brightening Toner

Refresh dull skin with a soothing, skin brightening toner. Formulated with Licorice Root, Activated C and White Birch Extract, our gentle treatment water is also infused with Illuminating Minerals to help instantly brighten skin.

  • Soothes and calms skin
  • Refines skin texture for smoother skin
  • Diminishes dull skin while boosting overall clarity
  • Helps strengthen skin’s barrier
  • Gentle enough to use morning and night

Step 3

Target Skin Discolorations with a Dark Spot Corrector

Discover optimal clarity with Kiehl’s beloved serum for dark spots. Formulated with a potent complex of Activated C, White Birch Extract and Peony Extract, this efficacious serum helps visibly diminish dark spots and acne marks for brighter, more radiant skin.

  • Helps visibly reduce a wide spectrum of dark spots include those caused by age, UV exposure, post-acne marks, and hyperpigmentation
  • Helps diminish the intensity of spots while also helping prevent new ones from forming*
  • Refines skin’s texture for a smoother appearance
  • Boosts overall clarity for instantly brighter, more radiant skin
  • May be used morning and night

*In-vitro test

Step 4

Smooth Texture with a Skin Brightening Moisturizer

With intensive hydration, this unique moisturizer helps correct the appearance of rough texture and skin discoloration. Infused with Glycolic Acid, this formula helps refine and smooth skin’s texture. Formulated with Activated C and White Birch Extract, this efficacious skin brightening moisturizer helps even and brighten skin for optimal clarity.

  • Helps visibly reduce skin discolorations
  • Smoothes and refines rough texture
  • Visibly reduces fine lines and minimizes pores
  • Provides 24-hour hydration
  • Visibly improves overall skin clarity
  • May be used morning and night
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