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Discoloration Defense

Skin discoloration + dark spot correcting serum
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Daily dark spot corrector targets visible skin discoloration for brighter, more even-looking skin. ... Read full description

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Discoloration Defense
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Discoloration Defense

Skin discoloration + dark spot correcting serum

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Discoloration Defense Benefits


Reduce the appearance of skin discoloration

Features a synergistic blend of anti-discoloration ingredients to reduce the appearance of skin discoloration, improve brightness, and minimize the recurrence of discoloration (with continued use)

Average improvement in the appearance

60% average improvement in the appearance
of stubborn brown patches*

Reduction in post-blemish marks

34% average reduction in post-blemish marks
in deeper skin tones**

Paraben-, fragrance-, silicone-,

Paraben-, fragrance-, silicone-, and
hydroquinone-free

Ideal at-home complement to professional skin

Ideal at-home complement to professional skin discoloration treatments, such as chemical peels or non-ablative laser; always consult with a physician for individual skin discoloration serum routine recommendations


*Protocol: Average results shown. A 12-week, single-center, clinical study was conducted on 50 females, ages 25 to 60, Fitzpatrick I-IV, with mild to moderate facial skin discoloration, including stubborn dark spots, post-acne marks, and uneven skin tone. Discoloration Defense was applied to the face twice a day in conjunction with a sunscreen. Efficacy and tolerability evaluations were conducted at baseline and at weeks 2, 4, 8, and 12.
**Protocol: A 12-week, single-center, clinical study was conducted on 51 female subjects, Fitzpatrick V-VI, with visible signs of skin discoloration/hyperpigmentation, including post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation and melasma. Discoloration Defense was applied to the face twice a day in conjunction with a sunscreen. Efficacy and tolerability evaluations were conducted at baseline and at weeks 2, 4, 8, and 12.





Product Benefits

Discoloration Defense Product Details

Daily dark spot corrector targets visible skin discoloration for brighter, more even-looking skin.

Discoloration Defense is a layerable, daily-use dark spot corrector clinically proven to reduce the appearance of key types of skin discoloration in all skin tones, including hard-to-treat forms such as stubborn brown patches and post-acne marks. Formulated with 3% tranexamic acid, 1% kojic acid, 5% niacinamide, and 5% HEPES, this serum for dark spots improves the appearance of skin discoloration, brightens skin, and evens skin tone in as early as 2 weeks.

Discoloration Defense is a layerable, daily-use dark spot corrector clinically proven to reduce the appearance of key types of skin discoloration in all skin tones, including hard-to-treat forms such as stubborn brown patches and post-acne marks. Formulated with 3% tranexamic acid, 1% kojic acid, 5% niacinamide, and 5% HEPES, this serum for dark spots improves the appearance of skin discoloration, brightens skin, and evens skin tone in as early as 2 weeks.


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Discoloration Defense
SCIENCE + PROOF



Visible Results

In a 12-week clinical study, Discoloration Defense significantly
improved the appearance of key skin discoloration markers*:

In a new 12-week study on deeper skin tones (Fitzpatrick V-VI),
twice-daily application of Discoloration Defense demonstrated
a statistically-significant reduction in the appearance of discoloration,
post-inflammatory discoloration, and even skin tone.**

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Visible Results

In a 12-week clinical study, Discoloration Defense significantly improved the appearance of key skin discoloration markers*:

In a new 12-week study on deeper skin tones (Fitzpatrick V-VI), twice-daily application of Discoloration Defense demonstrated a statistically-significant reduction in the appearance of discoloration, post-inflammatory discoloration, and even skin tone.**

60%

 

Average improvement in the appearance of stubborn brown patches


59%

 

Average improvement in the appearance of skin discoloration


81%

 

Average improvement in the appearance of post-acne marks


59%

 

Average improvement in the appearance of even skin tone


34%

 

Reduction in post-blemish marks


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PDP Product The Science Behind


The Science Behind Discoloration Defense


 
PHYSICIAN INSIGHT
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Dr. Sarah Sawyer

Sponsored Physician

"I recommend Discoloration Defense between chemical peels- this formula targets stubborn types of discoloration but is gentle on my patients’ skin, making it ideal for an at-home regimen between treatments.”

Dr. Sarah Boyce Sawyer

Board Certified Dermatologist
Dermatology and Laser of Alabama

Dr. Sarah Sawyer

Dr. Sarah Boyce Sawyer

Board Certified Dermatologist
Dermatology and Laser of Alabama

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Key Ingredients


Paraben Free
Paraben-Free
Dye Free
Gluten-Free

Fragrance Free
Fragrance-Free
Silicone Free
Silicone-Free

Hydroquinone Free
Hydroquinone-Free

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How to Use

How to Use Discoloration Defense


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Prep + Dispense

Twice daily, apply 3-5 drops of this skin discoloration serum to the face.



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Apply + Complete

If using in the morning, apply after a SkinCeuticals vitamin C serum and follow with a SkinCeuticals broad spectrum SPF 50+ sunscreen.


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