The Sun Spot Serum

GenOptics Spot Essence Serum

USD $225.00
Reveal more even skin tone with our sun spot serum
SK-II GenOptics Spot Essence Serum

GenOptics Spot Essence Serum

1.6 oz
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Contains Niacinamide Contains Niacinamide
Suitable for various skin Types Suitable for various skin Types
Contains PITERA™ Contains PITERA™

GenOptics Spot Essence Serum

About the Product

About the Product

Reveal your skin’s clarity for bright, even skin with this concentrated spot serum. Packed with spot-resisting ingredients PITERA™, Niacinamide, Sea Kelp Extract, & Japanese Plum Extract, it absorbs quickly to target and help control the formation of visible age spots and dark spots caused by UVA & UVB exposure.

Solution For

Sun spots, age spots, uneven skin tone, dullness

Works Best For

Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Approximately When Will I See Results:

  • 2 Weeks: Visible reduction in sun spots & age spots
  • 4 Weeks: Bright, even skin tone

What is PITERA™: SK-II’s proprietary, natural bio-ingredient that was inspired by the soft and youthful looking hands of elderly sake brewers.

Where Does It Come From: PITERA™ is a naturally derived liquid from the yeast fermentation process, made exclusively in Japan for SK-II.

What’s Unique About PITERA™: It contains antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and amino acids to nourish and improve your skin from multiple dimensions – strengthen the moisture barrier, increase hydration, and reduce visible skin damage, for Lifelong Youthful Skin.

Inspired by J-Beauty Skincare routines, we recommend applying products from most lightweight to thickest.

  • Cleanser Cleanser 1
  • Essence Essence 2
  • Serum Serum 3
  • Moisturizer Moisturizer 4

Application Tips

Drop It Like It's Hot

Drop It Like It's Hot

Release a dropper-full amount of serum into your palm.

Ready, Set, Glow

Ready, Set, Glow

Apply evenly onto your face by dotting on the forehead, both cheeks, and chin. Add a few extra drops to areas you're concerned about, and gently massage into skin, starting in the center and spreading outward.

Twice a Day, The SK-II Way

Twice a Day, The SK-II Way

Use this face serum after you cleanse, tone, and treat, but before you moisturize.

Number of Applications

1 bottle = 50120180220 applications


PITERA™ - SK-II’s proprietary, natural bio-ingredient derived from fermentation. It improves multiple dimensions of visible skin damage and aging.

Niacinamide: Significantly decreases hyperpigmentation.

Lumina Sea Kelp Extract: Sea kelp containing powerful antioxidants with minerals to protect skin from UV damage.

Ume Extract: A Japanese plum extract with antioxidant and anti-glycation properties that helps prevent the appearance of dullness.

Full Ingredients: Water, Galactomyces Ferment Filtrate*, Butylene Glycol, Cyclopentasiloxane, Niacinamide, Triethylhexanoin, Glycerin, Pentylene Glycol, Nylon-12, Phytosteryl/Octyldodecyl Lauroyl Glutamate, Inositol, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Boron Nitride, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Panthenol, Peg-20 Sorbitan Cocoate, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Peg-11 Methyl Ether Dimethicone, Polyacrylamide, Laureth-7, Benzyl Alcohol, Aminomethyl Propanol, C13-14 Isoparaffin, Disodium Edta, Methylparaben, Hexyldecanol, Sodium Benzoate, Xanthan Gum, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Laminaria Saccharina Extract, Zea Mays (Corn) Oil, Methicone, Ci 77492, Ci 75130.


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PITERA™ is SK-II’s exclusive natural ingredient made from a unique fermentation process from a special yeast strain. We searched long and hard through 350 kinds of yeast strains before finding THE ONE!

PITERA™ contains over 50 micro-nutrients including antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and amino acids to nourish and improve your skin from multiple dimensions, reducing visible skin damage.

The GenOptics Spot Essence Serum is best for targeting sun spots and age spots.

The GenOptics Ultraura Essence Serum is designed to adress overall skin dullness and hyperpigmentation.

The SKINPOWER Essence Serum is our "Pore Expert" formulated to minimize visible pores.

It contains premium spot-targeting ingredients PITERA™, Niacinamide, Sea Kelp Extract, & Japanese Plum Extract that together tackle visible age spots and sun spots with precision, leaving skin looking brighter.

It is best used within 12 months from opening.

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