The word “whitening” may put some people off but we urge you to take a moment to understand what it means. Whitening products aren’t about turning you from your original skin tone to one that’s “fairer”, but they can help your complexion look more even-toned and more radiant – attributes that help your skin look healthier!
From body lotions to face cream, ahead, we have curated a selection of 15 extraordinary skin whitening products that will advance your pursuit for glowing skin!
Skin whitening products: For the eyes
Mario Badescu Brightening Eye Serum
In addition to their renowned skincare range, Mario Badescu also offers a line of exceptional eye products, including the Brightening Eye Serum.
Packed with powerful ingredients like vitamin C, mulberry extract, and licorice root, this serum works wonders in revitalising the delicate eye area while also blurring fine lines.
The lightweight formula targets dark circles, puffiness, and helps diminishing their appearance.
With regular use, the eye serum can illuminate and brighten the under-eye area, giving you a refreshed and youthful look.
The Mario Badescu Brightening Eye Serum retails for RM118 on Sephora.
Sephora Brightening Eye Cream
It’s often said that the eyes are the key to your soul.
Now, Sephora Brightening Eye Cream is here to unlock their radiance (if you’ve been missing them lately).
Crafted with 96% naturally derived ingredients, this fragrance-free eye cream can be your ultimate companion in achieving luminous and alert-looking eyes that last throughout the day.
Its purpose is to visibly diminish signs of eye fatigue while focusing on the delicate eye area.
The lightweight formula absorbs quickly, providing intense hydration while reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
No more dull and sleepy eyes! Embrace the magic of this eye cream and let your eyes steal the show.
The Sephora Brightening Eye Cream retails for RM76 (20ml) on Sephora.
Pixi BeautifEYE Brightening Eye Patches
Reveal the true radiance of your eyes with Pixi’s brightening eye patches.
Infused with vitamin C, liquorice and ginseng these patches provide a boost of instant brightness, while also working diligently over time to fade under-eye darkness.
The powerful combination of vitamin C not only brightens the under-eye area but also helps protect the skin and provides antioxidants to prevent future damage.
In addition to their brightening benefits, these eye patches are free from parabens and sulphates, ensuring a gentle and nourishing experience.
Pamper your eyes with these patches, knowing that you’re giving them the care they deserve.
Just leave it on for 10 minutes and discard it after use.
The Pixi BeautifEYE Brightening Eye Patches (30 pairs) retails for RM121 on Sephora.
Saturday Skin Wide Awake Brightening Eye Cream
This Saturday Skin isn’t just to be used for Saturdays, but every day or any day!
Introducing the award-winning lightweight cream, a powerhouse that’s perfect for any day of the week.
Formulated with a fusion of antioxidants, date seed extract, avocado protein, and a potent peptide complex, this cream delivers visible illumination, maximum hydration, and improved firmness over time.
The infusion of hyaluronic acid deeply nourishes, plumps, and brightens your under-eye area, revealing a youthful radiance that defies the demands of your hectic lifestyle.
Let the benefits of Saturday Skin’s eye cream assist you in greeting each day with a radiant gaze.
The Saturday Skin Wide Awake Brightening Eye Cream retails for RM180 (30ml) on Sephora.
Skin whitening products: For the face
Some By Mi Yuja Niacin Brightening Moisture Gel Cream
This moisturising gel cream from Some By Mi is a facial cream renowned for its ability to enhance the skin’s radiance while providing much-needed hydration.
Packed with powerful ingredients, this cream features niacinamide, which effectively fades stubborn dark spots, hyperpigmentation, and lingering acne scars.
Additionally, the infusion of Goheung Yuja extract ensures optimal skin hydration while unveiling a revitalised complexion.
Its lightweight gel texture effortlessly absorbs into the skin, making it a joy to use.
The Some By Mi Yuja Niacin Brightening Moisture Gel Cream retails for RM71.20 (100ml) on Watsons with 20% off as time of writing.
Shiseido White Lucent Brightening Gel Cream
Next on our list of face cream is the refreshing delight of Shiseido White Lucent Brightening Gel Cream.
This advanced formula provides 24 hours of deep hydration and actively combats existing dark spots and dullness, leaving you with a visibly brighter and glowing complexion.
Infused with the remarkable ReNeura Technology+ and Sakura-Bright Complex, a potent fusion of tormentilla, shinleaf, Yoshino cherry, and Western Hawthorn extracts, this cream effectively combats visible signs of ageing and specifically targets dark spots, addressing them with precision and efficacy.
The Shiseido White Lucent Brightening Gel Cream retails for RM310 (50ml) on Sephora.
Hada Labo Premium Whitening Water Gel
With a focus on hydration, their products are formulated with high-quality ingredients that deliver intense moisture and promote a healthy, radiant complexion.
Their Premium Whitening Water Gel is powered by the triple brightening formula of niacinamide, alpha-arbutin, and vitamin C.
This advanced formula revitalises lacklustre skin, evens out skin tone, and unveils a luminous, radiant complexion.
Infused with botanical extracts, this exceptional gel also controls excess sebum and refines pores for a smoother, more refined appearance.
The 3D Moisturising System found in this whitening product is enriched with two types of hyaluronic acid that deeply hydrates and fortifies the skin’s protective barrier, leaving it supple and resilient.
The Hada Labo Premium Whitening Water Gel retails for RM65.28 (50g) on Shopee with 15% off as time of writing.
Kiehl’s Clearly Corrective Brightening & Soothing Treatment Water
Discover the transformative power of Kiehl’s Clearly Corrective Brightening & Soothing Treatment Water.
This multi-tasking wonder is your key to a luminous, even-toned complexion.
Packed with potent ingredients like white birch and peony extract, it effectively diminishes dark spots, discolouration, and dullness, revealing a radiant glow.
This lightweight treatment water not only brightens your skin but also provides soothing hydration, reducing redness and irritation.
Suitable for all skin types, it can be used as a toner, essence, or refreshing mist, making it a versatile addition to your skincare routine.
The Kiehl’s Clearly Corrective Brightening & Soothing Treatment Water retails for RM185 on Kiehl’s.
Mario Badescu Whitening Mask
Mario Badescu Whitening Mask is formulated with potent ingredients like kojic acid, licorice root, and mulberry extract, which work together to visibly lighten dark spots, hyperpigmentation, and uneven skin tone.
With regular use, this mask helps to unveil a luminous, more even complexion, giving you renewed confidence.
The gentle, creamy texture of the mask leaves your skin feeling soft and refreshed, while its soothing properties calm any redness or irritation.
Suitable for all skin types, this whitening mask can be your go-to solution for achieving a beautifully radiant and clarified skin tone.
The Mario Badescu Whitening Mask retails for RM139 (59ml) on Sephora.
Mario Badescu Brightening Mask W Vitamin C
Another exceptional product from Mario Badescu is the Brightening Mask with vitamin C, designed to enhance and brighten the complexion.
The inclusion of vitamin C in this skincare product is undoubtedly a testament to its abundant vitamin content, harnessing the power of this potent antioxidant known for its remarkable skin-brightening properties.
This mask aims to diminish the appearance of dullness and uneven skin tone while promoting a radiant, glowing complexion.
Crafted to cater to all skin types, this exceptional mask unveils a luminous and youthful radiance that knows no bounds, making it the perfect ally for your skincare routine.
Illuminate your skin and rediscover your natural radiance with this skincare essential.
The Mario Badescu Brightening Mask W Vitamin C retails for RM113 (56g) on Sephora.
SK-II Whitening Source Derm Revival Mask
Next we have a face mask that perfectly fits the contours of your face.
The SK-II Whitening Source Derm Revival Mask is great for achieving a brighten complexion.
It contains a combination of active ingredients, including Pitera, a signature ingredient in SK-II products known for its nourishing and revitalising properties.
With its unique design, the mask adheres snugly to your skin, allowing the essence to deeply infuse into your skin, providing intense hydration and promoting a more radiant and even-toned appearance.
With each application, the SK-II Whitening Source Derm Revival Mask saturates your skin with an ample amount of serum, equivalent to a bottle of the Brightening Power Spots Specialist.
The SK-II Whitening Source Derm Revival Mask (6 pcs) retails for RM450 on Sephora.
Skin whitening products: For the body
Scentio Milk Plus Whitening Q10 Body Lotion
One of the most highly sought-after body care lotions is the Scentio Whitening Body Lotion.
This lotion is enriched with a nourishing blend of milk extract and co-enzyme Q10, which effectively counteracts free radicals, safeguarding the vitality of your skin.
The numerous benefits this lotion offers, includes enhanced moisture retention, improved skin texture, and a visibly brighter appearance.
With this body lotion, you can confidently embrace a healthier, more youthful-looking skin that exudes a timeless glow.
The Scentio Milk Plus Whitening Q10 Body Lotion retails for RM45.90 on Guardian.
Garnier Body Light Complete Extra Whitening Serum Milk UV Body Lotion
Another body lotion that possesses remarkable whitening and brightening properties is the Garnier Body Light Complete Extra Whitening Serum Milk UV Body Lotion.
This extraordinary lotion goes beyond mere hydration, delivering an invigorating blend of benefits.
Enriched with the goodness of lemon essence and vitamin C, it helps fade dark spots, evens out skin tone, and promotes a luminous complexion.
With the added advantage of UV protection, this lotion shields your skin from harmful sun rays.
The Garnier Body Light Complete Extra Whitening Serum Milk UV Body Lotion retails for RM20.93 on Shopee with 25% off as time of writing.
Nivea Body Lotion – Extra Bright Insta Glow
This body lotion is known for its brightening properties. Enriched with 40x vitamin C, this supercharged formula delivers intense radiance and a healthy glow.
Its unique blend of superfood extracts, including cherry blossom and jojoba oil, nourishes and revitalises your skin. And with added SPF15, it provides essential sun protection, shielding your skin from harmful UV rays.
It works wonders by nourishing, restoring your skin’s elasticity, and providing firmer, smoother skin.
Additionally, it deeply repairs, brightens, and moisturises for a truly radiant and rejuvenated look.
The best part? It leaves no greasy feel, allowing you to strut your stuff with confidence. Plus, it has a very berry-like scent that just makes you feel and smell better.
The Nivea Body Lotion – Extra Bright Insta Glow retails for RM22.32 on Shopee with 28% off as time of writing.
Skin whitening products: For underarms
Nivea Deodorant Extra Whitening Roll
Shaving, a common method for underarm hair removal, can sometimes bring unwelcome issues. Among them are the stubborn problem of ingrown hair and the darkening of the delicate underarm skin.
These concerns can often leave us feeling self-conscious, hesitant to wear sleeveless dresses or tops, fearing that our underarms may not appear their best.
To combat this troubling issue problem, try out Nivea’s extra white serum deodorant.
With 10 skin nutrients and two times licorice extract, this deodorant lightens, moisturises skin and minimises pores while delivering evenly toned underarms with regular usage.
The Nivea, Deodorant Extra Whitening Roll retails for RM15.30 (50ml) on Watsons.
Vaseline Dry Serum Deodorant Ultra Bright
Banish the embarrassment of dark underarms with Vaseline Dry Serum Deodorant Ultra Bright!
Infused with Gluta collagen and Vitamin B3 serum, Vaseline Dry Serum Deodorant Ultra Bright works to effectively lighten and nourish your underarm skin.
This combination of ingredients helps reduce dark spots and promotes a more even skin tone, giving you the confidence to raise your arms up high without any hesitation.
The formula absorbs quickly into the skin, leaving no greasy residue and feeling lightweight. Hence, leaving your underarms feeling silky-smooth and moisturised.
Vaseline Women Dry Serum Deodorant Ultra Bright 50ml retails for RM14.40 (50ml) on Shopee.