By Roxanne Adamiyatt
Updated: Oct 10, 2016 @ 12:17 pm
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One of the downsides of having literally no self-control is not just that I often suffer from sugar induced tummy-aches, but also that if I break out I can't help myself but pick at it. Seriously, I can't remember the last time I got a zit and didn't try to perform a serious operation on my face to relieve the anxiety of the literally eyesore on my chin. I am not proud, especially because the evidence in the form of hyperpigmentation and scarring announcing my lack of self-control. Recently, my stress levels really showed on my face. Every day, a new spot was appearing, and of course, I went to town on said spots. 

Needless to say, I have some spots left behind. But it's OK because Perricone MD has a new brightening treatment that is so potent, it's like it Photoshops your dark spots away in a couple of uses. Read on to find out why it will change your complexion in ways you couldn't even imagine. 

What It's Called:

Perricone MD Thio: Plex 2-Step Brightening System 

How Much It Will Set You Back:

A new pair of French Sole flats ... $145; sephora.com

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What Makes It Special: 

Here's the 411 on this treatment. First, it infuses your skin with unprecedented levels of thio antioxidant, which is reportedly the body's major detoxification agent. Then, the second step, which contains high levels of vitamin C ester, works to fight discoloration. AKA, in 20 minutes you will see the benefits in the form of lifted, tightened, and brightened skin. 

Who’s It For?

If you have darks spots or uneven texture, this is going to change your life. But if you're also concerned about a loss of firmness or elasticity, this is also going to be fantastic.

When to Use It: 

In the evening, following cleansing. 

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What It Feels Like:

You're gonna feel a little tingle, but other than that, it's very comfortable.

What the Internet Is Saying:

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What It Smells Like:

Natural, but nothing super noticable. 

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