Reduce Scarring and Redness
Scarring and pigmentation can occur post break out but the most common cause of uneven skin tone is sun damage. To treat: look for antioxidants like Vitamin C which are powerful enough to reverse pigmentation and improve skin tone by brightening. Retinol is a powerful active to treat scarring and pigmentation as it speeds up cell turnover. Using peels and exfoliating masks and cleansers will melt away dead skin cells revealing a brighter complexion and encourage cell turnover. Over time, masks and exfoliation can be a great way to reveal a more even skin tone but always use sun protection to prevent pigmentation and scarring.