NeoStrata Enlighten Illuminating Serum inhibits melanin production to help fade and prevent dark spots. The special formula encourages cell renewal to fade existing discoloration and create a more even and youthful tone. Brightening ingredients reduce melanin to prevent dark spots from returning. The formula also contains vitamin C which not only supports collagen production but also defends against free radical damage which can create a rough texture and an uneven tone. Whether the discoloration is caused by sun damage, melasma or aging, this serum can help restore a bright and youthful appearance.