How to Even Out Discoloration on Darker Skin Tones

Way back when, having a good skin day probably meant waking up blemish-free. Sadly, once you leave your early twenties, there’s quite a bit more that goes into it. The list of skin issues you end up battling in your life is a long one. But what makes uneven skin tone one of the more troubling concerns on that list is that it often springs up on you without notice. With breakouts, you feel them coming in long before they reach their peak. With wrinkles, you start to see those fine lines forming years in advance. But with discoloration and hyperpigmentation there aren’t many warning signs. And once it’s there, knowing what to do about it becomes the hard part. Since discoloration on darker skin tones poses specific challenges when it comes to treatment, we called in dermatologist Dr. Dennis Gross and asked him to fill us in on how to correct pigmentation problems.

Keep reading for everything you need to know about correcting uneven skin tone!