Beauty

Beauty Q&A: How Do I Fix an Uneven Skin Tone?

Get the lowdown straight from a dermatologist.
IMAGE Maris Racal | instagram.com/mariesteller

Uneven skin tone is a popular skin care concern that a lot of girls regularly face. Luckily it is not as eye-catching as your pimples and blackheads, but that doesn't mean that it is not a confidence downer anymore because let's be real, it still is. Before you stress about your uneven skin tone dilemma, we consulted a dermatologist to find out whether this common skin problem is truly a lost cause. And you can let out a huge sigh of relief, Candy Girls, because it's not! Read on to find out how you can fix an uneven skin tone with a help of a derma.

Q: How do I fix an uneven skin tone?

Dr. Rhoda: To know the solution, it is important to first learn the cause of unevenness of the skin tone. This common skin care problem usually results from constant sun exposure, acne scars, and any form of injury. Once you're able to pinpoint the actual cause, you can minimize further exposure from these elements. Take note that it's important to make sure that you use the proper skin care for your skin type, too. Avoid products that have high acidity, which can burn the skin and cause further pigmentation. It's also best to have a regular checkup with your go-to dermatologist to fix the unevenness of the skin tone for the long haul. Be careful about using any beauty product that promises to fix this skin dilemma! When in doubt, consult your dermatologist first.

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

Dr. Rhoda B Espino graduated from Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila College of Medicine and received her training in dermatology in New South Wales Australia for Cosmetic and Aesthetic Medicine followed by Fellowship in Aesthetic Dermatology in the Philippine Academy of Aesthetic and Age Management Medicine and the Philippine Academy of Medical Specialists. She is currently a member of the Philippine Society in Anti-Obesity, a board director of PAAMMI, and is the CEO of EliteAsia Aesthetics Center.

Got more beauty questions? Leave a comment below and we’ll get right through it!

your REACTION
BOO

23

YAY

3

HEART

2

CUTE

1

EWW

0

OMG

0

/////////////////////////////
COMMENTS. JOIN THE DISCUSSION BELOW!
Recommended Videos
About the author
Janelle Yau
Fashion and Beauty Assistant
The Rebecca Bloomwood of Manila. I spend half of my time obsessing about the latest fashion craze, and the other half overthinking and over-analyzing just about anything under the sun. When I’m not busy as a bee playing with fifty shades of pink lippies, you can probably catch me swiping my plastic for yet another pair of shiny, pointed gold flats.
VIEW OTHER ARTICLES FROM Janelle
Comments
latest on CandyMag.com
 
x
Share
As part of the #BreakTheStigma campaign, mental health experts and advocates say there is nothing wrong with asking for and needing help.
 
x
Share
Because coffee is LIFE, no matter where you are.
 
x
Share
Contrary to popular belief, it's rare for people to find the "perfect" first job!
 
x
Share
As always, we look to the stars for the best blush shades that will highlight our golden glow.
 
x
Share
Borrow your brother's or boyfriend's polo, or shop at the men's section for yourself, and try these looks for your next 'fit.
 
x
Share
It's okay to love your lonesomeness and still be interested in the idea of being in a relationship.
 
x
Share
It wouldn't hurt to check ourselves for toxic behavior through the occasional introspection.
LOAD MORE ARTICLES