6 Products for Glowing Even Toned Skin

By Christene Carr

Nobody likes dull, lifeless skin. While you can fake a healthy glow with the right foundation, bronzer and highlighter, nothing beats taking off all your makeup to reveal healthy, glowing, even toned skin. While cosmetics can transform your face in a matter of minutes--products that actually change your skin need a bit more time to work.

H2O Plus WaterWhite Advanced Brightening Line
This line is a complete skincare regimen that includes: cleanser, toner, mask, eye cream moisturizers and spot treatments that use a combination of vitamin C, Asian botanicals and sea kelp to gradually fade dark spots and even out skin tone.

Kate Somerville Intensive Exfolikate Treatment
Exfolikate combines physical, chemical and botanical exfoliants and brightening agents to remove dead skin cells and promote healthy cell turnover. You will notice smoother skin after the very first use and luminous, brighter skin with continued use.

Ambi Fade Cream
Ambi Fade Cream uses dermatologist recommended hydroquinone as an active ingredient to gradually fade dark spots and even skin tone. The fade cream also contains vitamin E, a natural antioxidant, and SPF 15. Got oily skin? Not to worry, there is fade cream especially formulated for you.

Amore Pacific Luminous Effect Brightening Masque
Milk thistle, ginkgo leaf, orange peel, magnolia, and lonicera japonica are a part of the botanical base of this Amore Pacific mask. The Asian botanicals help to prevent the formation of dark spots and target existing discoloration, making spots less visible over time.

St Ives Blemish Fighting Green Tea Scrub
Formulated with natural derived exfoliants, skin-calming green tea and acne fighting salicylic acid, this scrub fights blemishes and reduces redness, as well as some of the inflammation and irritation caused by acne.

A two-step pre-moistened peel pad uses a combination of glycolic acid, mandelic acid, retinol and willow bark extract to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles as well as even skin tone and brighten the complexion.

While we advocate the use of an SPF every single day, it is especially important to use a broad spectrum sunscreen (UVA and UVB) when using any of the products mentioned above. Click to find a sunscreen that is right for you.