Dark spots, also known as hyperpigmentation, are a pain to deal with. Frequent unprotected exposure to the sun and artificial UV light can contribute to the formation of dark spots. Luckily, with the help of brightening serums, you can reverse sun damage and regain your clear, even complexion. Continue reading for the perfect serum to tackle your stubborn dark spots!

1. Drunk Elephant C-Firma Day Serum

Best for dark spots and uneven skin tone
Price from SGD114.00
Sephora Singapore SGD114.00

Give your tired, dull skin a boost of antioxidants with Drunk Elephant’s C-Firma Day Serum! This potent serum works by breaking down dead skin cells to reduce dark spots and wrinkles. The unique formula uses a combination of 15% l-ascorbic acid, 0.5% ferulic acid and 1% vitamin E to protect your skin barrier from environmental pollution and stress. 

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2. Cosrx Mela 14 White Ampule

Best Korean serum for dark spots
Price from SGD26.90
Shopee Singapore SGD26.90

For skin as bright and as clear as your Korean oppas, the Corsx Mela 14 Ampoule is the serum to go for! This brightening serum is formulated with AHA/BHA, vitamin C and apple fruit water that will inhibit the production of melanin to help lighten dark spots and promote a more even skin tone. 

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3. The Body Shop Drops of Light Brightening Serum

Best affordable dark spot serum (under SGD 50)
Price from SGD36.00
Lazada Singapore SGD36.00

Although your skin loves all the serums you slap on, your wallet might not. Luckily, this brightening serum from The Body Shop is affordable yet effective. It can improve the appearance of dark spots and leave your skin with a healthy glow. 

4. Klairs Freshly Juiced Vitamin Drop

Best for sensitive skin
Price from SGD24.00
Shopee Singapore SGD24.00 Lazada Singapore SGD28.90

Although vitamin C is very effective in lightening dark spots, it can cause irritation to sensitive skin types. A safer way to remove those stubborn dark spots is with Klairs’ Freshly Juiced Vitamin Drop. This vitamin C serum contains Centella Asiatica, broccoli and yuzu extract to calm redness and inflammation while your skin reaps the benefits of vitamin C. 

5. By Wishtrend Pure Vitamin C21.5 Advanced Serum

Best Vitamin C serum for dark spots
Price from SGD37.12
Hermo Singapore SGD37.12

Skincare veterans, heads up! Take your skincare routine to the next level with Pure Vitamin’s C21.5 Advanced Serum that will improve hyperpigmentation, skin texture, acne scars and dull skin. This potent serum contains pure vitamin C that will brighten your skin for that glass skin effect.

6. L’Oreal Paris Age Perfect Supreme Regenerating Anti-Aging Double Serum

Best drugstore dark spot serum
Price from SGD43.20
Shopee Singapore SGD43.20

Say goodbye to dark spots and wrinkles with this anti-aging and nourishing serum from L’Oreal Paris. It’s formulated with French White Truffle Complex, Natecium DHC and royal jelly to intensely nourish the skin and promote the formation of new skin cells to reduce signs of aging and dark spots. 

7. Caudalie Vinoperfect Radiance Serum Complexion Correcting

Best for acne spots
Price from SGD93.00
Sephora Singapore SGD93.00

Glass skin? Check! The Vinoperfect Radiance Serum Complexion Correcting is what every skincare lover needs. Formulated with Vineferine, this powerful serum can improve the appearance of dark spots and acne scars to give you clear and glowing skin.

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