Serums are known for delivering instant and powerful results to the skin because they are essentially concentrated solutions of skin-loving nutrients and vitamins. If you have hyperpigmentation, dark spots or overall dull skin, take a look at these top recommended face serum that specialise in brightening.

1. The Ordinary Alpha Arbutin 2% + HA Hyper-Pigmentation

Best budget face serum for brightening

Price from RM46.00

shopping_cart Shopee Malaysia RM46.00

The Ordinary's Alpha Arbutin 2% + HA Hyper-Pigmentation features Hyaluronic Acid to brighten your skin. At the same time, it keeps the skin thoroughly hydrated with its ability to attract up to 1000 times its weight in water. Meanwhile, pure Vitamin C antioxidant and Alpha Arbutin, helps to diminish dark spots and hyperpigmentation by reducing production in melanin.

1 people added this to their wishlist

2. Skin1004 Madagascar Centella Asiatica 100 Ampoule (100ML)

Best Korean brightening serum

Price from RM100.00

shopping_cart Althea Malaysia RM100.00

Skin1004’s Madagascar Centella-Asiatica 100 Ampoule has a gentle, lightweight formula. But its formula is powerful enough to transform your complexion thanks to potent ingredients like asiactic and madecassic acid. The serum is designed to repair the skin while protecting it from hyperpigmentation, redness and even wrinkles.

3. DEAR, KLAIRS Rich Moist Soothing Serum

Best face brightening serum for dry skin

Price from RM84.00

Redness and irritation are common features for those with dry skin, especially if the skin is more on the sensitive side of the spectrum. This famous hydrating serum by Dear, Klairs not only soothes the skin and prevents redness, but also uses vitamin C to exponentially brighten your complexion.

4. KATE SOMERVILLE +Retinol Vita C Power Serum

Best brightening serum for dark spots

Price from RM410.00

Fight against dark spots and other signs of aging like wrinkles and dullness with this serum by Kate Somerville. It incorporates the use of retinol and vitamin C, whereby both are potent brightening agents. 

Retinol reduces wrinkles and smoothens the skin's texture while vitamin C brightens the skin's complexion to improve your skin tone.  All of that gets extra boost in effectiveness thanks to various plant extracts and antioxidants in the serum.

5. SUNDAY RILEY C.E.O. Rapid Flash Brightening Serum 30ml

Best skin brightening vitamin c serum for face

Price from RM352.00

You can always rely on vitamin C to increase your skin's radiance while dealing with pesky dark spots and acne scar. Sunday Riley's C.E.O. Rapid Flash Brightening Serum contains 15% advanced vitamin C, which works to absorb deeply into the skin & transform it. That will result in smoother and glowing skin.

6. DRUNK ELEPHANT T.L.C. Framboos™ Glycolic Night Serum

Best face brightening serum for oily skin

Price from RM392.00

This gel serum employs the use of a special AHA/BHA combination alongside raspberry extract, which chemically exfoliates the skin ever-so-gently. The serum also contains horse chestnut, bearberry and white tea to soothe irritated skin. 

Aside from all of that, the serum also visibly reduce pores, excessive oils, wrinkles and pigmentation for a better complexion.

7. Frudia Citrus Bright Serum

Best drugstore face serum for brightening

Price from RM97.20

Tangerines aren't just yummy tasting; this serum is infused with the riches of tangerine peels to save your skin from dullness and also even out your skin tone. Jeju tangerine is known to do wonders in skin whitening and skin recovery. Hence, making this product perfect for diminishing the appearance of freckles and blemishes as well as overall hydration.

Disclaimer: The pricing shown is just a good indication of how much these products are worth. The prices could change based on the e-commerce promotions that are going on. If some of the products are not available, do email us at [email protected] Thank you!

About michelleng

Big fan of pan mee and high 5's.

Recommended Reading

Save now, buy later. We’ll let you know if the price drops!