The Products That Promise An Even Skin Tone — And Deliver
The sun, acne, aging — all of this adds to the complexities of a complexion. And a flawless face, sans makeup, is what we’re ultimately after, right? So, how can we achieve an even skin tone without a doctor’s visit, lasers, or medical-spa peels? Powerful products, that’s how.
Here are some heavy-duty serums, treatments, lotions and potions that work to even out your skin tone and diminish those dark spots and acne scars.
Verso Skincare Dark Spot Fix ($150) – A super concentrated Retinol 8 formula that reduces the look of dark spots, sun damage, and acne scars, without sending your skin into sensitivity freak-out mode.
Kat Burki Complete B Illume Brightening Serum ($250) – This powerful serum contains vitamin B that penetrates into the inner layers of the face, tackling the problem head-on. Discoloration and dark spots fade while overall skin tone is brightened. We love this bottle of bliss!
Murad Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum
($69) – A longtime favorite for fast-acting dark spot correction, this 2% hydroquinone serum works to diminish discoloration, hyper-pigmentation, acne scars, sun damage, all while creating a brighter, more even complexion. Note: If you want to steer clear of hydroquinone, this is not the product for you.
PCA Skin Retinol Treatment for Sensitive Skin ($109) – Sensitive skin can still have serious discoloration, and it’s tough to find a treatment that won’t inflame the sensitivity. We’re fans of this powerful retinol, made exclusively for sensitive skin types, thanks to the addition of niacinamide, a calming antioxidant that maintains skin hydration and reduces redness. Even skin, sans fine lines and wrinkles, is just a tube away.
IS Clinical White Lightening Complex ($140) – A lightweight elixir that’s safe for all skin types, including sensitive and acne-prone. Norwegian kelp and bearberry extracts lighten and even pigmentation while botanical acids soothe acne and smooth skin texture. A true power potion for a more even complexion.
*Always remember to use SPF on the regular (a.k.a. daily use!). The sun is your skin’s evenness enemy. Seriously.