5 New Brightening Masks to Fade Dark Spots Into Oblivion

A recent study came out proclaiming that—contrary to popular belief—it’s not wrinkles that betray a woman’s age, but instead her skin’s tone and texture. Cue the ensuing panic. All this time we were focused on plumping lines and smoothing crow’s feet, we’ve been neglecting the other side of the skin spectrum—namely, those damned dark spots (as Lady MacBeth would say). Luckily, a whole new slew of high-tech masks filled with brightening ingredients like licorice and vitamin k are here to save the day, and your skin. We’ve gathered a few of our favorites, ahead. Keep scrolling to see them all!