SkinCeuticals Discoloration Defense Serum

SkinCeuticals Discoloration Defense Serum
SkinCeuticals Discoloration Defense Serum
SkinCeuticals Discoloration Defense Serum

Target skin discolouration, stubborn brown patches and post-acne marks with this high-potency serum formulated with clinically proven active ingredients to help you achieve a brighter and more even-looking complexion. Read More

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This high-potency serum utilises active ingredients including Tranexamic Acid, Niacinamide and Hepes, which are clinically proven to reduce the appearance of key types of skin discoloration. The daily-use dark spot corrector improves the appearance of key types of skin discoloration, including stubborn brown patches and post-acne marks.

Benefits of SkinCeuticals Discoloration Defense Serum:
  • Discolouration & dark spot corrector
  • Formulated with Tranexamic Acid, Niacinamide & Hepes
  • Achieve brighter & more even-looking skin
  • Target stubborn brown patches & post-acne marks
  • Can be used daily

Skin discolouration is caused by the production of melanin in skin’s lowest epidermal layers, which then appears on skin’s surface as discoloration, post-acne marks and stubborn pigmentation or brown patches on the cheekbones, forehead, and upper lip. 

The synergistic blend of discoloration fighting active ingredients help to reduce the appearance of skin discoloration, brighten skin and minimise reoccurring discolouration with continued use.

The serum can be used twice daily and when used in the morning it is recommended to apply a Vitamin C serum first, followed by the Discoloration Defense Serum and finally  SkinCeuticals broad spectrum SPF 50+ sunscreen. 

SkinCeuticals Discoloration Defense Serum is formulated with:

  • 1.8% Tranexamic Acid
  • 5% Niacinamide
  • 5% Hepes

SkinCeuticals Discoloration Defense Serum is free from parabens, fragrance, silicone, gluten and hydroquinone.

During a 12-week clinical study, SkinCeuticals Discoloration Defense Serum significantly improved the appearance of key skin discoloration markers: 

  • 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

Details of clinical study: 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.

How to Use:

  • Use twice daily - apply 3-5 drops of SkinCeuticals Discoloration Defense Serum to the face.
  • If using in the morning, apply after a SkinCeuticals Vitamin C serum and follow with a SkinCeuticals broad spectrum SPF 50+ sunscreen.
  • Limit sun exposure while using this product.
  • Do not use on irritated or broken skin. If irritation occurs, discontinue use.

Size: 30ml

Please Note: This product can not be shipped outside of the EU.

Ingredients for SkinCeuticals Discoloration Defense Serum:

Aqua/Water, Butylene Glycol, Niacinamide, Hydroxyethylpiperazine Ethane Sulfonic Acid, Glycerin, Hydroxyethyl Urea, Propylene Glycol, Tranexamic Acid, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Allantoin, Chlorphenesin, Xanthan Gum, Disodium EDTA D227872/1

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What We Say

Read what our skin experts think about SkinCeuticals Discoloration Defense Serum:

  • Tranexamic Acid
  • Brightening serum
  • Tackles discolouration

“This skin brightening serum uses innovative active ingredients that work to fight discolouration for a brighter and more even-looking complexion.

The focus of my skincare regime has always been to tackle pigmentation, so this serum has become part of my daily routine and I am already starting to see the brightening effects. I am looking forward to seeing how the Tranexamic Acid works to minimise the reoccurrence of skin discoloration too!

I like to use this serum after applying SkinCeuticals C E Ferulic, I then apply SkinCeuticals Brightening UV Defense SPF 30 for high factor, broad-spectrum UV protection, whilst also fighting my stubborn pigmentation.”

Mia, Face the Future Skin Care Expert

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