Melanin is the pigment that gives skin color and is produced in excess as a protective response to insults to the top layer of skin. All skin types develop skin discolorations caused by an overproduction of melanin in skin as a result of aggressors, such as UV exposure, hormonal fluctuations, and inflammation, like breakouts. The excess melanin accumulates with age, leading to stubborn discolorations and dark spots. These discolorations are stubborn and deeply rooted making them susceptible to reoccurrence, even when treated.
Science Behind Advanced Pigment Corrector
Formulated with an exclusive breakthrough cocktail, SkinCeuticals Advanced Pigment Corrector features high potency ingredients formulated to help reduce discolorations and improve overall skin appearance.
Exfoliates existing spots
Inhibits melanin transfer
Helps block excess melanin
Enhances skin’s resistance against new and reoccurring pigment
clinical results
Advanced Pigment Corrector is clinically proven and tested on all ethnicities to help correct and prevent unwanted pigmentation.
In a 12-week multi-ethnic clinical trial, Advanced Pigment Corrector significantly improved the appearance of hyperpigmentation and dark spots while significantly boosting skin tone evenness and radiance.
reduction of dark spots and skin discoloration, improved radiance, and skin tone evenness
The dermatologist-controlled trial was conducted on 70 multi-ethnic subjects, ages 25-60, with twice daily application of Advanced Pigment Corrector. Subjects used SkinCeuticals Gentle Cleanser twice daily and SkinCeuticals Physical UV Defense SPF 30 as needed.
comprehensive Regimen to treating skin discoloration
and dark spots
What are skin discolorations?
Melanin is a pigment responsible for producing color in skin and when skin is insulted by aggressors, such as UV exposure, hormonal fluctuations, inflammation, or other skin injuries, including those related to acne, it produces excess melanin as a protective response. This excess melanin results in the appearance of dark spots and discolorations. People with darker Asian, Mediterranean, or African skin tones are also prone to skin discoloration, especially if they experience excess sun exposure.
How do you prevent and treat skin discolorations?
Caused by years of chronic UV exposure, hormonal fluctuations, and inflammation, aging skin develops more discolorations, faster. These stubborn discolorations are deeply rooted making them susceptible to reoccurrence, even when treated. This comprehensive corrective regimen systematically treats skin discolorations through multiple modes of action to provide dramatic results.
  • Phloretin CF is a potent antioxidant serum providing advanced environmental protection and helps diminishes hyperpigmentation. Apply once daily in the morning after cleansing.
  • Advanced Pigment Corrector is a multi-layer treatment to reduce stubborn discolorations and prevent reoccurrence for improved radiance. Apply once or twice daily or as directed by a physician. For morning use, follow with a sunscreen and limit sun exposure.
  • Physical Fusion UV Defense SPF 50
  • Retinol 0.5 can be used at night for added efficacy for severe discoloration correction.
In-office procedures such as chemical peels and laser resurfacing can also help treat skin discolorations. Contact your physician for more information >
Why is Advanced Pigment Corrector different from other treatments?
Advanced Pigment Corrector is a daily multi-layer treatment clinically proven to reduce stubborn discolorations and prevent reoccurrence. Featuring high potency, proven ingredients, Advanced Pigment Corrector provides a comprehensive approach by exfoliating existing spots, inhibiting melanin transfer, help to block excess melanin production, and enhance skin’s resistance to new pigmentation.
What skin types should use Advanced Pigment Corrector?
Advanced Pigment Corrector is suitable for all skin types and ethnicities.
What are the ingredients in Advanced Pigment Corrector?
0.3% Salicylic Acid: Exfoliates existing spots
1% Hydroxyphenoxy Propionic Acid: Inhibits melanin transfer
0.5% Ellagic Acid: Blocks excess melanin production
5% Yeast Extract: Enhances skin’s resistance to new pigmentation
When and how often should Advanced Pigment Corrector be applied?
Advanced Pigment Corrector can be applied twice daily, morning and night.
Are there side effects?
No, Advanced Pigment Corrector does not have any side effects as a result of daily use.
Can Advanced Pigment Corrector be used with other SkinCeuticals products?
Advanced Pigment Corrector can be layered with your SkinCeuticals regimen, ensure you apply a SkinCeuticals antioxidant first after cleansing and finish with a SkinCeuticals broad-spectrum sunscreen.
For a comprehensive regimen for treating skin discolorations and dark spots use the following skincare routine:
How long will it take to see results?
Improvement in skin discoloration can be seen after 4 weeks, but best results in improved skin discoloration and dark spots, skin tone evenness, and radiance is seen with consistent twice daily use after 8 to 12 weeks.
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