Monday, 3 May 2021

Dermalogica Powerbright Dark Spot Serum Review

*AD-PR Product- I am part of the Dermalogica Skinfluencer program and have been very kindly gifted this product to try out and review

Dermalogica released the Powerbright Dark Spot Serum back in March. This product is suitable for all skin tones.

The Powerbright Dark Spot Serum they say starts fading the appearance of dark spots within days. It is an advanced serum, which begins to diminish the appearance of uneven pigmentation fast and will keep working to even the skin tone over time.

The key benefits of this serum are it fades dark spots in days, helps prevent future dark spots and brightens and boosts the skin’s natural luminosity.

The key ingredients in this serum are “Light-diffusing Technology which begins to balance the appearance of uneven pigmentation within days. Niacinamide and Hexylresorcinol help fade dark spots, for brighter and more even toned skin. Adaptogenic Ashwagandha, smoothes and delivers antioxidant benefits. Blackcurrant Oil and Peony Flower help boost skin’s natural luminosity.”

From the Dermalogica UK website- “ What is hyperpigmentation? Dark spots can on many names- sun spots, age spots and melasma- these terms all fall under what is known as hyperpigmentation. This common condition is where patches of skin become darker than the surrounding area, which is caused by an excess production of melanin deposits and can be triggered by many factors like UV rays, pollution, hormones, injuries, etc.”

Each morning, after cleansing and toning, apply one pump and allow one minute for product absorption.

Before I get into my review of this product, I just wanted to say what my skin type is, for those who don’t know already and also what pigmentation I have on my skin. I have dry and sensitive skin. I do have some pigmentation on my skin the main area is my forehead and then a small patch on both cheeks, right next to my nose. This is my personal opinion on how this product has worked for my skin type and the pigmentation I have. I can’t comment on how this product works on skin with more pigmentation than me.

It has a very subtle scent, which I can only smell when applying the product on. I find you only need a small amount of product and it easily applies. I have found it applies fine over the top of my toner and my moisturiser applies over the top fine as well.

I have been using this serum for 7 weeks. I haven’t been using it daily, as with the pigmentation I have I don’t need to. On my forehead I have been using it a few times a week and then on the small patches on both cheeks, once a week. It will obviously depend on how much pigmentation you have, to how often you feel you need to use this serum.

I use the serum in the morning, like they say to and once applied leave on for one minute, before applying any products on top of it. I find this gives time for the product to absorb fully into the skin.

It feels lightweight on the skin and adds some hydration as well. Every time I have used this serum, my skin has looked brighter and had a glow to it.

On my forehead, after the first use I did notice a tiny difference with the pigmentation. As I have used it more the dark spots in some areas on my forehead have fully gone and then the rest I can see it has helped reduce and fade them, so not as noticeable as before. On the small patches on my cheeks, the dark spots (pigmentation) have nearly fully gone.

I have been pleased with the results I have had from using this serum.

This product is available to buy from Dermalogica UK £89 30ml, Fragrance Direct various savings and Dermalogica US $95.00.

Leave me a comment below. Have you tried this new serum and what do you think to it? Have you used a serum like this one before?

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  1. This is a really nice serum! Hoping to see more dramatic results soon! Xx

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  2. I hadn't heard about this serum before. Might need to do some research into it.

    1. It only released in March, so is a new serum. Yes definitely do.

  3. I have a stubborn patch of pigmentation on my cheek and have tried so many products to get rid of it. I need to buy this and use it daily x

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    1. Yes definitely get this one and use it daily. Hopefully with this product, you’ll see a difference.


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