How to Get an Even Skin Tone (Without Expensive Cosmetic Treatments)

How to Get an Even Skin Tone (Without Expensive Cosmetic Treatments)

Uneven skin tone is a pervasive skin problem. Hormonal imbalances, natural aging, dry skin and excessive sun exposure can all adversely affect your skin tone. Some tweaks to your lifestyle habits, including upping your water intake, reducing alcohol consumption, not smoking, and minimising sun exposure, will help advance your overall skin health. However, investing in a proper skincare routine is still essential as it will consistently improve your skin tone.

Even though expensive aesthetic treatments such as peels and high-tech laser therapy are available to address these skin concerns, building a consistent home care routine that focuses on your skin's texture will yield the best results over time. 

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Here are some efficient solutions to treat and prevent hyperpigmentation (dark spots) for achieving an even skin tone.


1. Remember to Cleanse Daily


Cleansing is the first step of your skincare routine in the morning or at night. It does much more than remove makeup; it also helps remove excess sebum (oil) and refines, clarifies and prepares your skin for further treatment. AHC Peony Bright Foaming Cleanser, opens in a new window is a luxurious foam infused with skin-brightening Korean pink peony extract and fruit enzymes, and also contains papain and bromelain. These active ingredients work to dissolve dead skin cells, brightening your complexion to leave your skin looking fresh and radiant.


2. Invest in Vitamin C-packed Products


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AHC’s Peony Bright range is specifically designed to brighten and even out dull complexions.

The skin-brightening benefits that vitamin C brings are bountiful. As a potent antioxidant, it triggers collagen production to aid in skin regeneration. Beyond that, vitamin C also inhibits melanin production, the pigment that causes skin discolouration and hyperpigmentation. Packed with skin-brightening vitamin C and plant extracts, AHC Peony Bright Luminous Serum, opens in a new window targets uneven skin tone effectively. It is clinically proven to reduce dark spots, leaving your skin glowing and radiant.

Follow up your serum application with AHC Peony Bright Toning Up Cream, opens in a new window which contains vitamin C, plant extracts, kombucha, and even pink microalgae that even the complexion and boost moisture. Incorporate it into your daily skincare regime and see an improvement in skin pigmentation and skin melanin in just four weeks*.


3. Hydrate Generously


Increased hydration levels improve the texture and overall radiance of your skin. The more hydrated your skin is, the healthier it becomes, which directly impacts your skin tone and texture. To feed your skin with moisture and other nutrients that improve your skin tone, add the AHC Premium Hydra Soother Skin Fit Mask to your skincare routine. Each mask is soaked in a full bottle of powerful serum, energises skin and creates a moisture seal for a long-lasting radiance. Its ingredients include hyaluronic acid and vitamin B5 that nurture moist and supple skin.


4. Make Niacinamide Your New Best Friend


Infused with vitamin C and Korean pink peony, AHC Peony Bright Spot Corrector will leave your complexion looking dewy and bright.

Niacinamide is the latest super ingredient in skincare! This form of vitamin B3 contains powerful anti-inflammatory properties that help combat a wide range of skin issues, including enlarged pores, rosacea, hyperpigmentation, and age spots. AHC's Peony Bright Spot Corrector , opens in a new windowcontains 3% niacinamide and is clinically proven to reduce the appearance of dark spots over time. The highly effective formulation combines vitamin C, and Korean pink peony extract to boost overall skin function and give you a dewy, bright, and even skin tone.


5. Never Forget Your Daily Sunscreen


We all know that sun damage is the biggest culprit for uneven skin tone and skin aging. UV rays penetrate your skin in your 20s, stimulating melanin production, which leads to brown spots. They also break down collagen and elastin fibres, leading to cell degeneration resulting in wrinkles in your later years. So how can you minimise all these effects? Wear sun protection! AHC Natural Perfection Double Shield Sun Stick SPF 50+/PA++++ is a portable sunscreen stick that protects without leaving a sticky residue. This gentle, irritation-free product shields your skin from two types of solar radiation – near-infrared rays and UV rays from sunlight – while you enjoy your daily activities. You can apply it over light makeup, making it very convenient for on-the-go re-application. To get maximum results, top your sunscreen up every couple of hours, especially if you sweat a lot.

Always remember, when it comes to your skin tone, prevention is better than cure. That means wearing sun protection every day and committing to a daily skincare routine to promote a bright and healthy complexion. Start your new skincare regime with AHC's Peony Bright skincare range, opens in a new window today!



*Depending on the hyperpigmentation condition. The regime of serum, spot corrector, cream, a compact is clinically proven to reduce skin pigmentation in 4 weeks.

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