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It’s no secret that I love my vitamin C serums. I can’t go a day without using the ingredient in at least one part of my routine. It’s a skin-care ingredient that can do it all, whether you want to focus on anti-aging, brightening the skin, or diminishing dark spots. The latter is a big one for me. I have reactive skin prone to hyperpigmentation, and it’s always been a battle between potent ingredients versus being gentle. I’m constantly on the hunt for the best vitamin c serums and dark spot correctors on the market, and ones that won’t irritate my skin but are still effective are at the top of my list to try out.
I heard about Glow Recipe’s new Guava Vitamin C Dark Spot Treatment Serum, and I had to test it out. You’d think that the bright pink packaging is what caught my attention, but it was the fact that one of their star ingredients is my favorite fruit, guava. After using the serum twice a day for a little over a month, my skin looked glowy, brighter, and even-toned, and my dark spots from previous breakouts faded significantly. The cherry on top was that my skin did not have an adverse reaction to the formulation. It is the perfect balance of gentle and effective. Keep reading for my in-depth review.