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Clearly Corrective™ Dark Spot Solution

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Vitamin C Serum to Correct Dark Spots and Brighten Skin


Clearly Corrective™ Dark Spot Solution

Clearly Corrective™ Dark Spot Solution

Vitamin C Serum to Correct Dark Spots and Brighten Skin

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What Is It?

Our #1 serum made with Activated C and Buffered Salicylic Acid is clinically demonstrated to visibly correct dark spots intensity, sallowness, post acne marks/redness, even tone, luminosity across 47 skin tones.

After using Clearly Corrective Dark Spot solution for 3 weeks, discover what Canadian consumers have to say:
✓ 85% saw a boost in the luminosity and glow of their skin*
✓ 85% saw their skin clarity boosted and visibly brightened*
✓ 75.4% saw a significant reduction their recent post acne-marks*
✓ 72.3% saw a significant reduction in the look of their discolorations*
✓ 71% saw a significant reduction in the look of their dark spots*

* Results based on consumer perception study done on a group of 315 Canadians in partnership with Home Tester Club from December 7th, 2020 to February 22nd, 2021. Consumers tried Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Solution for 3 weeks and evaluated the visible results on their skin after use.

What It’s Good For

  • Clinically demonstrated* 2X reduction in Dark Spots**
  • This lauded dark spot corrector visibly reduces a broad spectrum of dark spots including those caused by age and UV exposure, reducing the visible signs of aging
  • Helps visibly reduce post-acne marks and hyperpigmentation
  • Helps visibly brighten skin over time for a more even and radiant skin tone
  • Dermatologist-tested for safety and gentleness on all skin types, including sensitive

Results based on expert grading in a 12-weeks clinical test on 113 subjects. *In a clinical test. **Dark Spot number improvement based on two times greater percent at Week 12 vs. Week 8.

How it’s made better

• Formulated without: Parabens,
Mineral Oil and Dye

• Renewable Activated C

• FSC-certified paper packaging

Key Ingredients

Kiehl’s Future Made Better stamp

Filled with Purpose &
Packed with Respect

As we continue to work toward a healthier planet, more responsible sourcing, formulas and packaging are a must.
Within this formula, we’re harnessing the power of science to create a lab-engineered, renewable ingredient, Activated C,
delivering an efficacious skincare ingredient that’s respectful of the environment. Our dark spot corrector also comes
packaged in FSC-certified paper packaging, meaning the trees used came from responsibly managed
forests that provide environmental, social and economic benefits.

We actively invite all people to join our journey toward a future made better.

How to Use our Dark Spot Corrector

  1. Before moisturizing, apply dark spot corrector. Appropriate for morning and evening use.
  2. For specific dark spots, apply in certain areas.
  3. Dark spot correcting serum may also be used to correct visible discolorations on hands, neck and chest
  4. Apply sunscreen for optimal results.
Explore the rest of the Clearly Corrective™ collection including our skin brightening face washtreatment waterbrightening moisturizer and ampoules.

When to Use

Twice daily

Use morning and night for double clarity.


Before and After Using our Dark Spot Corrector

Before and after
Formulated with potent Vitamin C , to combat excess pigment caused by melanin overproduction, this break through formula effectively targets the look of top global clarity obstacles with proven efficacy across all skin tones:

  • -39% Dark Spots Intensity
  • -17% Sallowness
  • -27% Post Acne Marks/ Redness
  • +43% Even Tone
  • +42% Luminosity

*Clinical results based on expert grading in a 12 week clinical test. Sallowness results based on expert grading in a 14 week clinical test.

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