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If brown patches or other discolorations on your face have got you down, there’s something new to try. Skin Ceuticals Discoloration Defense ($98) features a combination of tranexamic acid, niacinamide and kojic acid to reduce pigmentation and even out your complexion. How? The ingredients work together to fight some of the c auses of pigmentation, like the formation of melanocytes (cells that create the brown pigments that lead to discoloration). Find the high-potency serum and other Skin Ceuticals products at the offices of local dermatologists and skin-care professionals such as the Woodruff Institute in Bonita Springs (844-485-0104; thewoodruffinstitute.com), Florida Skin Center in Fort Myers (239-319-4648; floridaskincenter.com) and the Laser Lounge Spa in Estero (239-728-1234; thelaserloungespa.com).