Many people see smooth, bright and even skin tone as a sign of beauty. Unfortunately, hormones, sun exposure, age, and other factors can influence skin tone, resulting in areas of hyperpigmentation.
While you can cover up your uneven skin texture or tone with makeup, many women aim for a more natural look. To achieve a youthful complexion, try the following uneven skin tone solutions.
1. Use Broad Spectrum Sunscreen
Before heading outdoors, slather on a broad-spectrum sunscreen. While sunscreen can’t get rid of established age spots, it can prevent new spots from developing and existing spots from darkening. Even small spurts of unprotected sun exposure can cause brown spots on face to worsen, so keep your skin protected with sunscreen.
2. Try Topical Lightening Creams
Dark spots on skin often respond to topical bleaching creams. However, not all creams are made equal. Opt for a lightening products that contains hydroquinone, agent which helps stop melanin production while speeding up the exfoliation process. It may take several weeks or months to see visible results.
Topical creams such as Skin Lightener #3 from Dr. Sylvia Skin Care is effective in targeting pigmentation at the deep layers of the skin. But keep in mind that this kind of topical cream requires doctor’s consultation and prescription.
3. Consider Light Treatments
You can also consider a light treatment such as the FDA-cleared Limelight IPL. This non-invasive light treatment is able to treat skin redness, age spots, sun damage, and tiny veins, and can be customized for different skin tones and conditions. Limelight is ideal for any part of the face, neck, décolleté and even the hands.
4. Sign-up for Chemical Peels
Monthly clinical chemical peels can do wonders for your skin. Chemical peels such as Cutis Crystal Peel work by brightening and exfoliating the epidermis layer of skin to remove superficial pigmented cells. In addition to removing liver spots and other forms of hyperpigmentation, chemical peels are also effective at reducing fine lines on the face.
5. Eat a Nutritional and Balanced Diet
What you put into your body has a major impact on the appearance of your skin. Maintain a diet containing lots of fruits and vegetables to help flush out the toxins in your body to better balance skin tone.
6. Laser Genesis
Laser Genesis is a FDA-cleared restorative and rejuvenating skin treatment designed to treat enlarged pores, wrinkles, redness, and blotchy skin. The non-invasive procedure works to enhance both skin tone and texture, and can be used on all areas of the face, neck, and body. If you’re in search of a safe and effective uneven skin tone treatment, Laser Genesis offers results in as little as four to six treatments spaced out about a month apart.
Uneven skin tone affects the best of us – young, old, light skinned, and dark skinned. Only a hyperpigmentation treatment has the ability to even out pigmented skin tone for a more even and brighter complexion.
To find out if you’re a good candidate of the mentioned procedures at the Cutis Laser Clinics, schedule a consultation with our experienced skin specialist in Singapore, Dr. Sylvia Ramirez.