01/31/2012 06:06 am ET Updated Oct 11, 2012

Philosophy The Microdelivery Triple-Acid Brightening Peel: Beauty Lab

I'm very open about my battles with dark spots and hyperpigmentation as I've tried just about every corrector and concealer to hide my "flaws." While my skin tone has improved thanks to not being lazy about wearing sunscreen and mostly this serum, Philosophy's new brightening product has become essential as my complexion changes.

The Microdelivery Triple-Acid Peel is actually a kit consisting of 12 pre-soaked pads formulated with non-irritating chemicals that work similar to spa treatments.

Philosophy Microdelivery Triple-Acid-Brightening Peel, 12 pads for $68, Photo: Bobby Doherty

I've been using the peel pads on my face, hands and elbows for two weeks now and notice that it instantly scrubs away flaky skin and helps to brighten up my dull complexion -- allowing me to ease up on the cleansing brush and heavy moisturizer. Plus, swiping my knees has helped to make them feel softer and look much younger. I can't wait to flaunt them in skirts and shorts come spring.

Click through the slideshow below for other beauty products I've tested.

Beauty Lab


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