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Uneven Skin Tone

More than 14 million Americans are affected by an uneven skin tone that can cause them to be self-conscious and frustrated. The complexion of your face not only affects its appearance, but can also take a toll on how you feel from day to day.

Oftentimes uneven skin tones can cause dry skin that can be irritating, especially when covered up by makeup. No matter how minor your skin condition is, whether you simply have blotches of discolored skin or have Rosacea, a skin condition that manifests as redness in the face and is sometimes accompanied by acne, there are several treatments available to you.

To learn more about cosmetic options for achieving an even skin tone such as microdermabrasion and laser skin resurfacing, please click here.

What Causes Uneven Skin Tone?

An uneven skin tone can be caused by a variety of factors, including:

  • Acne
  • Broken Capillaries
  • Sunburn
  • Stress
  • Diet
  • Cosmetic Procedures
Achieving an Even Skin Tone

There are several ways you can rid your face of redness and uneven patches, no matter what your age, including:

  • Day Creams"�?Look for ingredients like rose petal extract and avocado to help soothe your skin
  • Serum"�?Serums with green tea and algae are great stress relievers
  • Masks"�?Different masks containing vitamin E and moisturizer can instantly calm irritated skin. Keep a lookout for masks with blueberry extracts. This natural remedy strengthens and protects the capillaries

Cosmetic Procedures

Although changing your daily skincare regimen is sometimes sufficient to help achieve a more even skin tone, this is not always the case. Sometimes it's necessary to undergo a cosmetic procedure to remedy uneven skin tone. Common cosmetic procedures used for this purpose include chemical peels, laser skin resurfacing, and microdermabrasion.

If you suffer from uneven skin tone and would like to learn more about the options available to you from a board certified plastic surgeon, contact us today. We'll put you in contact with a qualified surgeon near you.