How Most Female Celebrities Become Fair-Skinned Overnight

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Most celebrities choose the best brightening serum there is, and add it into their skincare routine to get a lighter and clearer skin overnight

Bright, luminous, clear, and dewy. All these descriptors perfectly sum up your dream skin situation, but more often than not, it fails to be a 10/10. In fact, chances are that it is dull, tanned, darker than usual, dry and/or pigmented. Lucky for you, skincare obsession has enabled brands to bring the best brightening serum to our doorsteps. 

Whether you have dark spots, a dull skin tone, or hyperpigmentation, there is no skincare issue a brightening serum cannot solve. No wonder then most celebrities include a brightening serum in their skincare routine and get a brighter and lighter skin overnight.

This month we round up the best brightening serum and tell you exactly why they should be on your daily skincare routine.   

Top 8 Best Brightening Serums For A Glowing Skin

1. KIEHL'S Powerful-Strength Line-Reducing Concentrate | S$105

 
 
 
 
 
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Enriched with 12.5 percent Vitamin C, this line-reducing concentrate, as the name suggests, smooths out fine lines and reduces hyperpigmentation.

This inadvertently leaves you with a brighter and more glowy skin and reduces your dark and dull areas as well.   

2. Rose Otto Concentrated Hydration Serum | $54.50

 
 
 
 
 
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This serum harnesses time-release technology to maintain skin’s optimum level of hydration throughout the day, and is infused with Rose Otto Essential Oil.

This serum has a rich, sensual aroma, and the essential oil moisturises the skin and prevents premature ageing by smoothing out fine lines and wrinkles. It also repairs broken capillaries and tones the skin with its astringent properties. A must buy on our list. 

3. PIXI Overnight Glow Serum | S$36

 
 
 
 
 
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The Pixi overnight glow serum is not only affordable, but also works like magic. It leaves you with a luminious and bright skin and is infused with Vitamin A & E, which gives you an instant boost of shine and dewiness. 

In addition, this overnight serum is also glycolic and arginine enriched, which means you will wake up with an even toned skin and enhanced complexion. 

4. NUXE White Intensive Whitening Dark Spot Correcting Serum | S$71.41

 
 
 
 
 
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This light-weight serum is infused with Vitamin C and visibly reduces the appearance of dark spots and hyperpigmentation, leaving behind a flawless canvas. 

You don't need to mix this with your foundation or moisturiser, but can simply use it as a spot treatment, as the name suggests and forget about dull and dark skin. 

5. OLAY White Radiance Brightening Intensive Serum | S$12.73

 
 
 
 
 
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For those who may be looking for a the best brightening serum that is also affordable, Olay white radiance brightening serum is the perfect buy.

It is infused with high concentration of niacinamide, which is a form of Vitamin B3 that reduces dark spots and fine lines. This serum is perfect to even out your skin tone and add brightness and whiteness to it. 

6. THE FACE SHOP Yehwadam Pure Brightening Serum | S$66.22

 
 
 
 
 
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This K-beauty skincare product uses natural brightening ingredients including peony, pearl and ginseng. Naturally then its gradual use can visibly reduce the appearance of dark spots, pigmentation and dullness of the skin.

Remember to be consistent with your skincare routine and include this product in your daily regime (if you purchase this specific serum). As is the case with most of the best brightening serum, this one also takes a week or two to show results.

7. MARIO BADESCU Vitamin C Serum | S$75.27

 
 
 
 
 
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This serum is infused with antioxidant Vitamin C that protects skin from free radicals and is essential for collagen production. It also contains 7.5 percent ascorbic acid (vitamin C) that reduces discolouration and brightens the skin.

In addition to all this goodness, this serum is also formulated with hyaluronic acid so you can retain your skin's natural moisture and collagen and enhance its firmness and elasticity. Win-win!

8. JYUNKA Blanc Whitening Serum (30ml) | S$228

 
 
 
 
 
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This intense serum utilises a whitening complex that lightens the skin by breaking down the melanin on the skin surface. It contains an array of whitening agents such as Mulberry Extracts, and alleviates pigmentation patches, age spots and other signs of skin discolouration within the skin’s deeper layers. 

With its antioxidant properties, the Blanc Whitening Serum also protects the skin by reducing glycation processes for a more radiant and fairer appearance. We recommend applying it twice daily to the face and neck after cleansing.

Also read: Get Astrid Leong-Teo's Glowing Skin With These Natural Home Remedies

(All images courtesy: Instagram | Feature & lead images for representational purposes only and are in no way reflective of the celeb's personal preference)

Written by

Deepshikha Punj