Friday, September 30, 2011

AMW Reviews: Garnier Light Dark Spot Corrector Pen

There is something about Lemon that left me running to the opposite side.  Do not get me wrong, I do know the advantages of Lemon or shall I say, Vitamin C as part of any skincare product.  It helps lighten dark spots and brightens the area.  Why does it seem like I'm staying away from them?

Dryness!  I'm scared of putting any product with vitamin C as I've had my fair share of experiences trying them out then drying the hell out of my skin which led me to "hitting myself on the head" and went back to my old skin care regimen.

A couple of months ago, I have not been sleeping well and because of that, I ended up with pimples on random areas like the right side of my cheek, the forehead and a tiny bit on the chin area.  It was gone after 5-7 days but it left a mark that just can't get away.  

Then I saw the Garnier Light Dark Spot Corrector Pen sitting on top of my table which I put it for Mr. AMW to use!  I picked it up and ended up using this myself for weeks. 

Here's what I have to say....

Garnier Light Dark Spot Corrector Pen says ---
Garnier Light Dark Spot Corrector Pen's new formula works precisely to reduce the intensity, size and number of dark spots.  Thanks to its active natural ingredients, it targets them precisely, preventing their formation.  Instant whitening agent helps fade off dark spots and making them less visible.  In 28 days, dark spots and signs of skin darkening diminish visibly.  Skin is fairer and more even.

Size: 10ml

AMW says ---
  • Nice, yellow, squeeze-y tube, easy to use!
  • Consistency of the cream is just right.
  • Gets absorbed into the skin easily and has a matte finish, you can apply makeup without any problems.
  • Has a light lemon-y scent.
  • It DOES lighten up fresh dark spots but not the old ones.  Keep in mind the application HAS to be consistent.
  • For prolong use, lets say 2-3 tubes together with the other products from the Garnier Lightening Range, it does help speed up (a bit) the treatment.
  • You cannot see the result in an instant.
  • Need to do this religiously so lazy people out there? This is a CON for you.
  • Can dry out the skin if you over apply.
This product may or may not work so please purchase at your own discretion.  My mom-in-law has been a Garnier user for more than a year and she's been loving the results and I've seen her dark spots around the cheek area literally decreased after constant am/pm usage for (take note) a year, lets not forget that she's also using the Garnier Lightening Cream with the Garnier Light Dark Spot Corrector Pen to spot treat dark areas.

Mr. AMW on the other hand have tried to use on his old pimple marks and he did not see any "obvious results" so he gave up!  (probably too impatient lol)
Personally speaking, I have been using this product only on dark spot and the darkness has reduced significantly (not in an instant) not knowing if it's because of the product or because it has been healing on its own.  (You tell me!)

  • Best used consistently, morning and night.
  • Use together with other Garnier Light products to see better results.  I can attest to this as my mom-in-law has her spots lightened after more than a year of usage!  Including THIS product.
  • If you have sensitive skin, test product under the ear area for at least 12 hours and see if signs of itchiness or irritations occur.
  • Dab a bit of the product directly to the dark spot.
  • Feel free apply on larger areas if you want but you'll end up spending more!  I suggest you purchase the day and night cream.
Will I repurchase?
Not for myself, for my mom-in-law, yes!

To whom do I recommend this to?
Anyone with normal or oily skin who needs to lighten up dark areas around the face and can stick to the regimen for tubes and tubes.  Someone who is patient to see results in a month or even more!

Where to purchase and how much?
At Watsons or leading supermarkets for Php199.00 (approx $4.75).

Have you tried the Garnier Light Dark Spot Corrector Pen?
Share to me and the readers your experience using this!


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  1. Lightening spots is almost like endurance race =/

  2. I've tried garnier eye roller things and it doesn't work well on me though >.<

  3. Ms Nikki for pimple marks/blemishes nkakaremove?


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