Whether you’re dark, fair, wheatish or dusky, all of us are equally beautiful. We are born with skin tones that match our ancestors and we have little control over it. No matter what colour you wear, it’s the uneven skin tone that makes it look flawed!
What’s covered in this article:
What is uneven skin tone?
Uneven skin tone is nothing but hyperpigmentation, an irregular darkening of the skin. It is usually caused by the overproduction of a pigment called melanin which is responsible for skin and hair colour. This results in dark patches and spots on the skin and is considered as uneven skin tone.
What are the causes of uneven skin tone?
Some common causes of uneven skin are:
How to get even skin tone: Medical treatments
Here are commonly prescribed treatments by Dermatologists that can help you get even skin tone:
- Use of Skin Lightening Cream:-
Dermatologists may suggest lightening creams or gels to be applied on the affected area. They are effective against patches of discolouration on most skin types.
- Slow results.
- Can make skin greasy
- Some creams don’t moisturize the skin
- Chemical peel:-
Chemical peels are used to reduce age spots, sun damage, melasma, and blotchy skin.
- May lead to scars, especially in darker skin types.
Light beams are used to remove unevenness in the skin.
- May cause acne
- May darken your skin.
- Intense pulse light therapy (IPL)
This is a type of laser treatment where laser beams are used to make the unevenness on the skin go.
- Change in skin colour
This treatment uses a drill-like handheld machine for making your skin even.
- Skin tightness,
- Minor bruising,
- Skin sensitivity
- Small skin abrasions,
- Spots of bleeding,
- Eye-skin bruising
This method is similar to microdermabrasion but at a faster rate.
- Changes in skin tone
- Temporarily enlarged pores
How to prevent uneven skin tone?
There are a number of lifestyle changes you can follow to improve the appearance of your skin.
- Stay hydrated:-
- Applying moisturizer:-
- Use sunscreen:-
- Avoid certain foods and drinks:-
It causes the blood vessels to dilate and lead to a flushed face.
- Spicy foods
It can increase the redness of your skin.
- Foods high in refined sugars
It may lead to breakouts/ acne flares or premature skin ageing.
- Dairy Products
Excess intake can cause skin irritation and acne flare-ups in some individuals.
- Processed foods containing oils and fats
It can lead to unhealthy skin and uneven skin tone.
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