8 Ways To Achieve An Even Skin Tone For Your Body

by Laser Clinics Team on July 09, 2024

8 Ways To Achieve An Even Skin Tone For Your Body

Let’s be honest, who doesn't want smooth, even-toned skin all over? Whether you're rocking a swimsuit, stepping out in a sleeveless top, or just want to feel fabulous in your own skin, achieving that flawless complexion is a goal we can all get behind.

But let's face it – uneven skin tone is a common concern for many. Sun damage, acne scars, or even just genetics can leave our skin looking patchy and less than radiant.

But don't worry, there are plenty of ways to get that even, glowing skin you crave. From simple DIY hacks to professional treatments, we’ve got you covered.


Easy, At-Home Remedies


1. Wear Sunscreen Daily

Sun exposure is a major culprit behind uneven skin tone, triggering too much melanin production and leading to dark spots, sun damage, and overall unevenness.

Wearing a broad-spectrum sunscreen (to shield you from both UVA and UVB rays) with SPF 30 or higher daily is non-negotiable to protect your skin and prevent further discolouration. 

Choose a sunscreen that suits your skin type and lifestyle and make sure to reapply every two hours, especially if you’re sweating or engaging in water-based activities like swimming.


2. Embrace The Power Of Exfoliation (But Don’t Go Overboard!)

Exfoliation gently sloughs away dead skin cells which build up on the surface. It reveals the brighter, more even-toned skin underneath. Think of it as a mini-reset for your complexion that also allows your skincare products to penetrate deeper and work their magic.

But don’t overdo it. Over-exfoliating can strip away the skin’s natural oils and can leave it dry, and irritated, or make your skin tone even more uneven. 

Aim for a sweet spot of about 2-3 times weekly with a gentle exfoliator. If you have sensitive skin, go for a chemical exfoliant with ingredients like lactic acid or PHA. For tougher skin, a physical scrub with fine granules might be a better choice.


3. You’re Probably Tired Of Hearing This, But…Hydrate!

We know, we know. "Drink more water" seems like the most overused (and somewhat unoriginal) advice in the beauty book. But here's the thing: it actually works!

Hydration plumps up your skin’s “thirsty” skin cells, which make your complexion look smoother and more radiant. Well-hydrated skin also tends to have a more even tone, as it can regulate the production of oil and shed off dead skin cells.

So, even if you’re rolling your eyes at the thought of another water bottle reminder, trust us on this one. Aim for a couple of glasses of water daily (ramp it up if you’re active or sweating). You might be surprised at how gradually your skin starts to show its appreciation.


4. Feed Your Skin From The Inside Out With Antioxidants

Eating fruits and vegetables isn’t just good for your body - it also gives your skin a boost. Food packed with antioxidants, like berries, leafy greens, and nuts, can protect your skin from sun damage due to free radicals, or those pesky molecules that contribute to uneven skin tone and premature ageing.

Look for skincare products that contain potent ingredients like vitamin C serums or creams. Vitamin C is especially crucial to help fade dark spots and even out your complexion over time.

Of course, if you have a fruit allergy, there are other sources of vitamins and antioxidants, like green tea, niacinamide (vitamin B3), and even some forms of vitamin A. 


Professional Treatments

Natural remedies are a great start, but sometimes you need a little extra help to achieve a truly flawless, even-toned complexion. 

That’s where professional treatments come in, helping target stubborn pigmentation, provide smooth texture, and give your skin a radiant glow-up.


5. Skin Needling 

If your skin is feeling a little rough around the edges, or if you’re battling stubborn acne scars or hyperpigmentation, Skin Needling might help.

It’s a minimally invasive procedure using a tiny roller studded with fine needles. Skin Needling creates micro-injuries in the skin, triggering its natural healing response. 

This entire process kickstarts the production of elastin and collagen, leading to improved skin texture, less noticeable scars, and a more even overall skin tone.


6. BBL Hero 

BBL Hero is a light therapy treatment that uses broad-spectrum light to target various skin concerns, uneven skin tone being one of them.

Unlike traditional IPL, BBL Hero is much gentler and more precise, delivering optimal results with minimal downtime. It works by stimulating the skin’s natural healing process and reducing melanin (the pigment responsible for discolouration).


7. AquaFacial 

Dealing with dull, congested skin? Give it a much-needed refresh with multi-step AquaFacial treatment. It leaves your skin hydrated, glowing, and even-toned.

The AquaFacial device itself is powered by a combination of technologies, each delivering unique benefits. The wand gently glides across the skin and delivers a continuous flow of hydrating solutions while simultaneously exfoliating dead skin cells.

It's a non-invasive, relaxing treatment that delivers immediate results. After your AquaFacial, you'll notice reduced inflammation, improved hydration, and a smoother, more even complexion.


8. Cosmetic-Grade Peels

Cosmetic-Grade Peels exfoliate the skin’s outer layers to reveal a more even-toned skin underneath. The specific type of peel you choose determines the depth of exfoliation and the kind of results you can expect.

The results from this treatment can last for as long as several months, depending on the type of peel and how well you follow post-care instructions.

If you’re considering a Cosmetic-Grade Peel, consult with our Skin Therapists at Laser Clinics Australia. They will assess your skin type and concern, recommending the perfect peel to address your needs and reveal your skin’s hidden natural radiance beneath.

Achieving an even skin tone doesn’t have to be a complex puzzle. Whether you choose to nourish your skin from within with at-home remedies or try professional treatments, the path to a radiant complexion is well within reach. 

Remember: It’s about finding what works best for your unique skin and embracing your own journey to a smoother, and more confident you.

If you're ready to take the next step and explore professional treatments, our team of expert therapists at Laser Clinics Australia are here to guide you. 

With personalised consultations and a range of advanced therapies, we can help unlock your skin’s full potential so you can feel DREAMY, CONFIDENT, and FIERCE, inside and out.

Book a complimentary skin consultation today.