Brightening Serums for Radiant, More Moisturized Skin

Updated 10/11/18
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There's no need to rely solely on makeup to achieve glowing skin. In fact, we insist you don’t—especially during the colder months that are guaranteed to dry out and dull your complexion. Instead, add one of these editor-approved brightening serums to your skincare regimen. Packed with brightening essentials such as vitamin C and collagen, these tiny bottles pack a serious punch.

Shop them below to achieve that highly sought-after luminous complexion. 

C.E.O. Rapid Flash Brightening Serum
Sunday Riley C.E.O. Rapid Flash Brightening Serum $85
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Target dull marks, dark marks, and signs of aging. 

Good Genes All-In-One Lactic Acid Treatment
Sunday Riley Good Genes All-In-One Lactic Acid Treatment $158
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A unanimous editors' choice. 

Advanced-C Serum
Cellex-C Advanced-C Serum $143
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Lightweight and oil-free. 

Citrus & Kale Potent C+E Serum
Eminence Organic Skin Care Citrus & Kale Potent C+E Serum $110
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This nutrient-rich serum is the perfect mixture of vitamins C and E.

C15 Super Booster
Paula's Choice C15 Super Booster $49
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Add to your vanity. 

C + Collagen Brighten & Firm Serum
Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare C + Collagen Brighten & Firm Serum $78
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Brighten and restore tired-looking skin.

C E Ferulic
SkinCeuticals C E Ferulic $166
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An editor loved daytime serum that works to fight environmental stressors before they wreak havoc on your skin. 

Environmental Shield Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum
Murad Environmental Shield Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum $72
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Use this lightweight serum to target dark spots, revealing a brighter, more even complexion. 

Skin Total Strength Serum
PCA Skin Total Strength Serum $92
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An extra-strength anti-aging fighting serum.

Daily Serum
Joanna Vargas Daily Serum $85
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Five-star reviews.

Phyto Plus
SkinCeuticals Phyto Plus $87
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It helps to brighten and improve the overall health of the skin.

Complete Care Normal to Dry
VI Derm Complete Care Normal to Dry $90
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Add this to your nighttime routine. 

White Lightening Serum
iS Clinical White Lightening Serum $128
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Gently exfoliates and re-surfaces the skin. 

Ultra Repair Hydrating Serum
First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Hydrating Serum $38
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Pumps the skin with moisture to minimize fine lines and wrinkles. 

Radiance Serum
Caudalie Radiance Serum $79
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A fresher, more even complexion, right this way.

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