5 Korean Skincare Products to Fight Pigmentation and Get Flawless Skin

by Faz Gaffa-Marsh
LIFESTYLE  |  August 04, 2018
  • Get rid of dark spots and brighten your complexion with these nourishing skincare products
    1 / 6 Get rid of dark spots and brighten your complexion with these nourishing skincare products

    Whether it’s a zit that doesn’t want to bid goodbye without leaving a mark, or a reminder of your summer sojourn in Ibiza, you can turn to products that contain mild chemical exfoliants like lactic acid, BHA, AHA and Vitamin C to slough off the dead skin and discolouration.

    A version of this article first appeared on www.femalemag.com.sg.

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  • Skin Food Rice Wash-off Mask ($16.50 for 100g)
    2 / 6 Skin Food Rice Wash-off Mask ($16.50 for 100g)

    It’s no secret that rice water has been used to wash faces for really long time for its nourishing effects. Massage this wash-off mask into your skin before letting it sit. The gentle granules exfoliate your dark skin cells, and the rice water in the formula contains antioxidants to fade dark spots.

    (Also read: 10 Best Facial Cleansers For Post-Workout That Won’t Dry Your Skin)

    Available at Guardian

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  • Mamonde Aqua Peel Overnight Cream ($28 for 80ml)
    3 / 6 Mamonde Aqua Peel Overnight Cream ($28 for 80ml)

    This overnight mask is unique for its gentle peeling action that works while you sleep. Made with plum blossom extract, it gently exfoliates to remove dead skin from the surface while you’re deep in slumber. Talk about a hard worker!

    Available at Tangs and Sephora

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  • Acwell Anti Mark Gel Cream ($37.30 for 25ml)
    4 / 6 Acwell Anti Mark Gel Cream ($37.30 for 25ml)

    Don’t let your spots haunt you. This easily-absorbed gel contains niacinamide and liquorice root extract to brighten dull skin and fade any redness, plus it also has aloe vera extract helps soothe and calm inflamed skin.

    Available at Zalora

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  • Mediheal Vita Lightbeam Essential Mask ($16.49 for 10pcs)
    5 / 6 Mediheal Vita Lightbeam Essential Mask ($16.49 for 10pcs)

    Mediheal is a brand that’s familiar to those who are obsessed with Korean skincare because of their affordable and effective masks. This brightening sheet mask helps you plump the skin, and add moisture, plus fade dark spots with the Vitamin C in the mask — all in 20 minutes flat!

    (Also read: 6 Ways to Make Your Sheet Mask More Effective)

    Available at Shopee

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  • Aromatica Neroli Brightening Facial Oil (US$32 for 35ml)
    6 / 6 Aromatica Neroli Brightening Facial Oil (US$32 for 35ml)

    Neroli oil is known for its skin regeneration properties. Use this facial oil to help your dull skin appear brighter and uneven skin tones, more evened out. It helps that it’s light and easily absorbed into the skin too!

    Available at Peach & Lily

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