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Beyond wrinkles, fine lines and dark patches that appear as we age, you may yearn for brighter skin as well. Skin that ages may also develop a leathery appearance or sag and lose its sheen, looking tired and dull.

Skin that lacks luster may be caused by a number of things. Firstly, cell proteins may cross link causing them to become rigid. The result is a loss in skin transparency and the ability to reflect light. In addition, a build up of dead, dry skin cells can also cause skin to look dull and tired.

While there isn't a quick fix, here's how to brighten things up:

1.Exfoliate with a gentle exfoliant that includes an alpha hydroxy acid (glycolic acid, lactic acid) or beta hydroxy acid. Our go-to AHA product for clear, bright skin is retinol-based [Link Removed] 

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