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Kiehl's Since 1851 Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Solution

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Kiehl's Since 1851 Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Solution
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      Kiehl's Since 1851 Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Solution

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      Kiehl's Since 1851 Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Solution
       
      3.5

      (based on 232 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (96)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (48)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (13)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (21)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (54)

      64%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Easy to apply (5)
      • Effective (5)
      • Lightweight (5)
      • Nice texture (4)
      • Texture (4)

      Cons

      • Pricey / poor value (16)
      • Price (4)
      • Doesn't work (3)

      Best Uses

      No Best Uses

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      It works, but it`s not a miracle

      I had been eyeballing this product for months. I read all of the reviews (BIG thank you to all the fellow Kiehl`s fans) and decided it was worth a try. When I...Read complete review

      I had been eyeballing this product for months. I read all of the reviews (BIG thank you to all the fellow Kiehl`s fans) and decided it was worth a try. When I went to my local Kiehl`s store to make my purchase, the sales person raved about this product and told me how it work miracles for her scars. This sealed the deal! I have old acne dark spots on my cheeks and a little sporadically on my neck and have tried every product under the sun to try to get rid of them. I finally got my acne under control, with other Kiehl`s products, but I`ll review those when they are due, and now the scars are the only thing left. I am African American with olive brown skin, so my scars are darker brown, not pretty, and hard to cover up without a ton of makeup, which I don’t wear. I went all out and got the recommended foaming face cleanser that is associated with this line. I started my new regimen that night. The texture of the serum is smooth, goes on easy, and absorbs well into the skin within minutes. It works well under moisturizers and with make-up application. I have been using the serum for 4.5 weeks now, at night and in the morning. I am almost 1/2 way through the bottle. A little goes a long way. My skins texture feels smoother and looks brighter. I also noticed that I am using less of my tinted moisturizer and it`s giving me more coverage; that`s a good sign. I will also say it`s not the miracle worker everyone is raving about. I do recognize that the older dark spots will take some time to fade, but it does do well for fresher dark spots/scars and overall brightening your skin. I recommend this product, but I also recommend patience and consistency! I will see what happens once I finish the full bottle. Maybe I’ll get my full face miracle :)

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Why am I so gullible?

      I have been a Kiehl's customer for twenty years but I never seem to learn my lesson. Nothing I have tried really does what they promise. And yet each time I see something new...Read complete review

      I have been a Kiehl's customer for twenty years but I never seem to learn my lesson. Nothing I have tried really does what they promise. And yet each time I see something new I throw caution to the wind and shell out my money. I am almost at the end of my bottle of Clearly Corrective...I even purchased the large size to give it a fair shake...and I can honestly say there is absolutely no improvement. Nothing. If you told me it was simply water in that bottle I would totally believe you. I am pathetic.

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      (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Changed my life!

      By 

      from Los Angeles,CA

      Pros

      • works 100%

      Cons

      • takes time is pricey

      Best Uses

        Comments about Kiehl's Since 1851 Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Solution:

        OK, anyone who has given this product a bad review obviously has not used the product religiously for a long enough time. I had "pregnancy mask" for years from taking the birth control pill. It would calm down a little in the winter, but every summer, if I got any sun on my face at all, the mask would start showing it's ugly splotchy dark masses. Finally, after almost a decade of trying to blend out the edges with concealer, I found this product. Did I notice a difference after one bottle (largest size)? No. But I liked the consistency and the thirst-quenching feeling it gave my skin so I kept using it anyway. I gave it a break before investing in another bottle to see if I would miss it, and much to my wallet's disappointment, I missed to too much to keep from purchasing another bottle. After finishing the 2nd bottle (using once in the morning, once at night), I started to think I was seeing a slight difference in severity of dark to light around my splotches. Then I finished my 3rd bottle, and I was sure it was helping. After about 2 years of continued use, I have absolutely NO trace of pregnancy mask splotches whatsoever. Yes, it took a long time, but some things are worth waiting for. I still use this product every day and cannot live without it. No dark spots, even after being in the sun. Can't recommend it enough. Just remember, to give it a fair chance, you really need to invest the money, time, and effort!

         
        3.0

        Overall I like the ...

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        from Undisclosed

        Pros

          Cons

          • easily spilled

          Best Uses

            Comments about Kiehl's Since 1851 Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Solution:

            Overall I like the performance of this product. It effectively reduces the dark spots on my face. However, the design of the container is really bad. The dropper is loosen. When I brought it on my trip, 1/2 of the bottle was spilled.

            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            3.0

            Good product but terrible container!

            By 

            from Undisclosed

            Pros

            • good product
            • visible effect

            Cons

            • price
            • terrible container

            Best Uses

              Comments about Kiehl's Since 1851 Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Solution:

              I can't believe I'm writing a complain about this Dark Spot Solution. Be honestly, I like this product with visible effect on my face. I bought 3 bottles of this last Nov. And now I only got one more left because of the terrible container! The dropper is loosen so if whenever something happened, you will lose a great amount of serum! I brought a bottle of it to travel because I thought I can not live without it. I made sure it was tightly closed while I'm packing and guess what, it's like 3/4 bottle was spilled! I thought it might have problem with only that one bottle. But obviously no, my other bottles had the exactly same problem! Use this product with cautious, since if you accidentally run of knock it down, you will lose a great amount of it. And also consider the cost of it!

              (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              No Visible Results

              By 

              from New York, NY

              Pros

                Cons

                • costly
                • ineffective

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Kiehl's Since 1851 Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Solution:

                  I really, really wanted to like this product but it was a complete dud for me. I had gotten samples of these before and liked how it felt on my skin so an associate recommended I buy the serum because results won't be noticeable for at least a month, which is fair. I applied the serum religiously every morning and every night. It was part of my daily routine everyday for months and I'm so disappointed that there are no visible changes to my skin. The price is also fairly expensive for something that isn't effective.

                  (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Amazing Product!

                  By 

                  from Brooklyn, NY

                  Pros

                  • hydrating
                  • works

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Kiehl's Since 1851 Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Solution:

                      Don't expect this to work over night, but it does work. I didn't notice the effect it had on my skin until I saw a photo of me without from a year ago and I was amazed at how much better my skin looks (before and after photo for reference)! I'm on my second bottle so I've been using this for awhile. I use it religiously in the morning and at night. However, when I went on vacation for a month and didn't bring it, I found that my dark spots were starting to come back (hence the 4/5 stars). I also didn't give it the full stars because I still have some dark spots that haven't budged.

                       
                      5.0

                      Good product

                      By 

                      from Houston, Texas

                      Comments about Kiehl's Since 1851 Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Solution:

                      This is the first product that I have tried to clear dark spots on my face and is doing the job I got it for. Little by little they are going away, as soon or before I run out, I will get me a second one

                       
                      5.0

                      It works!

                      By 

                      from Undisclosed

                      Pros

                      • it worked for me.

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Kiehl's Since 1851 Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Solution:

                          I am 58 now, and have had a sun spot next to my eye since my mid 20s. I received a sample of this Dark Spot Solution with one of my orders. I do not use it all over my face. I place a drop on the spot, twice a day,rub it in, let it dry, and then apply my make-up. After about a month, the tiny "mole" in the center of the spot fell off! The rest of the sun spot has faded (let's say dark chocolate to milk chocolate color). I use the Kiehl concealer with 50 SPF on top of it and it's really doing the trick! Pleasantly surprised.

                           
                          4.0

                          Good product

                          By 

                          from Fort Thomas, KY

                          Pros

                          • easty to use

                          Cons

                          • kind of expensive

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Kiehl's Since 1851 Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Solution:

                            I have been using this product for a couple of years - takes some time, but you have to use it twice a day - and you have to use sunscreen or they will come back!

                             
                            5.0

                            It Takes Time

                            By 

                            from Houston, TX

                            Comments about Kiehl's Since 1851 Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Solution:

                            I purchased this for the first time about a year ago. Using it consistently, at least once a day, I noticed my dark spots fading faster than normal. This will definitely not work overnight, but with some patience, it will. Dark spots will indeed fade overtime on their own, but this speeds up the process. My first bottle lasted around 7 months and I repurchased.

                             
                            5.0

                            Holy Grail

                            By 

                            from Colorado Springs, CO

                            Comments about Kiehl's Since 1851 Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Solution:

                            This product transformed my skin in only three weeks. I had terrible dark spots from a recent break out and this has almost completely gotten rid of them. I will definitely be repurchasing this over and over. It makes my skin texture look better as well!

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