Barefaced Brightening Serum
Barefaced Brightening Serum: Your daily defense to correct + prevent dark spots.
What it is: A dark spot correcting serum minimizing the appearance of skin discoloration, like sunspots and post-blemish marks.
How to use it: Apply 1-3 pumps to your face, neck and chest in the morning and evening following Liquid Gold.
How long it takes to see results: It can take 8-12 weeks to begin to see improvement. We recommend taking a makeup- free photo right now and then again at the 6 and 12 week mark to keep track of your journey!

Brightening Serum

Sizes: 1 fl oz / 30 mL

If you're looking to address dark spots and post-breakout skin discoloration, this was designed with you in mind. Our Brightening Serum is formulated to diminish the appearance of dark spots using the best trio of natural skin brighteners: kojic acid, bearberry, and arbutin. Get ready for a brighter future — yes, we did that on purpose.

*Consistency and lifestyle modifications, like reducing sun and heat exposure, are critical when addressing dark spots. We recommend incorporating Brightening Serum into your existing routine as a powerful booster treatment on top of the Bare Necessities. This product is most effective at diminishing the signs of sun damage when used in conjunction with a daily vitamin C serum like Liquid Gold.

Brightening Serum

Using Brightening Serum

Apply 1-3 pumps to your face, neck and chest in the morning and evening following Liquid Gold. Recommended to layer before Overachiever.
  • Reduces the appearance of stubborn dark spots
  • Formulated with brightening ingredients that are clinically proven to minimize skin discoloration
  • Best results seen when using Liquid Gold, SPF and retinoid daily
Suited To

All skin types wanting to reduce the appearance of melasma, sun spots, or post-acne marks

Key Ingredients

Kojic Acid, Arbutin, Azelaic Acid, Bearberry, Licorce Root, Vitamin E, Hyaluronic Acid

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Barefaced, and all of the other lines we carry, are considered “medical-grade” skincare (although that’s not a regulated term). Our products are formulated to be results-driven, and they’re developed by medical professionals, master formulators and expert chemists to induce change in the skin at the cellular level.

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