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The best new products to eliminate age spots

Proactiv+ Mark Fading Pads help fade or diminish

Proactiv+ Mark Fading Pads help fade or diminish post-acne marks, dark spots and the appearance of pores. (Credit: Proactiv+)

Age spots -- aka liver spots -- are common after age 40, and generally harmless. Zap them with:

H20+ WaterWhite Advanced Brightening Spot Corrector is portable, precise (you dab spots with a pen) and powered by luminosity-loving marine botanicals, $35; at Ulta, h2oplus.com.

Environ Evenescence C-Boost, launched last summer, is a cream fueled by a form of vitamin C that acts as both antioxidant and whitening agent, $84; at doctor's offices and spas under a physician's supervision (for info, visit environ.co.za).

La Roche-Posay Mela D Dark Spots is a moisturizer for the face and neck supplemented with Kojic Acid, a dark spot lightener and an alternative (albeit a milder one) to hydroquinone, $52; at laroche-posay.us.

Proactiv+ Mark Fading Pads help fade or diminish post-acne marks, dark spots and the appearance of pores, thanks to glycolic and salicylic acids, which unclogs pores and clears skin, $41; call 888-710-2161 or for more information go to proactivplus.com.