Are you always finding ways to get even skin tone with DIYs and makeup? Worry not! However in this article, we will be talking about the remedies for uneven skin tone problems and ways to solve them. 

Causes of Uneven Skin Tone 

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When you are the one who loves summers and traveling. So uneven skin tone is no new issue for you as prolonged exposure to the sun gives such a blotchy and tanned appearance making skin look pigmented. While are the causes of uneven skin tone that you should look out for. 


Inflammation is typical for sensitive and dry skin owners who always have a rough time treating redness on their skin. Sensitivity to skincare or some reaction to food or allergic infection is also an underlying cause of inflammation that makes skin look uneven-toned. 

Sun Tan 

When you love sunny days and hate tanning, you must be aware of uneven skin. Without proper sun protection, sun rays trigger melanin production, which pigments the skin darker and makes it look tanned. When you want to avoid a sun-kissed look, wearing appropriate clothing and having sunscreen is a must to stay glowing!  


Yes! One of the major causes of uneven skin tone is aging, commonly underestimated by all. As you age, your skin loses its natural barrier and moisture. And as a result, your skin becomes saggy, uneven colored, and pigmented. After that, investing in good anti-aging products is a must. When you look for an even-toned glow. 

Hormonal Imbalances 

One of the main culprits and underlying reasons for pigmentation and uneven tone is hormonal imbalance. In females, PCOS and hormonal imbalance is the leading cause of acne, darker neck areas, and varying tone. 

5 Ingredients for Even-Toned Skin 

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There are many skincare products and DIYs available to solve your issue of pigmentation and tanning. While people mostly use natural methods to get the best results, here are some easy DIYs with natural ingredients that you can try to get glowing skin. 


Being prized for its effectiveness, Sandalwood or Chandan is a natural ingredient that is reliable and effective in balancing your skin's natural oil and fighting skin issues. As there is the presence of natural oils in Sandalwood, it effectively removes tan and soothes sunburn, inflammation that is caused due to sun exposure. 

Uneven skin tone : Here are some DIYs to try at home to de-tan using Sandalwood.

#DIY 1

What you'll need: Sandalwood powder, Raw Milk, Turmeric

How to:

  1. Mix 1 tbsp. of Sandalwood powder with a pinch of turmeric in a bowl.
  2. Add raw milk to dry ingredients and mix until it forms a thick paste.
  3. Apply it evenly on a clean face & neck.
  4. Let it sit for 5-10 minutes and wash it off.
  5. Moisturize your skin with a natural moisturizer for an instant glow. 

Best Finds: If you are looking for a natural moisturizer that deeply hydrates, Inveda Papaya & Hibiscus Moisturizer is the one that will suit your need. With intense moisturization for upto 12 hours and a pleasant fragrance, this is all you need!  

#DIY 2

What you'll need: Sandalwood powder, Rice Powder, Yoghurt, Honey

How to:

  1. Mix 5-6 tbsp. Sandalwood powder with 5-6 tbsp. Rice powder in a bowl.
  2. Add 1 tbsp. Honey and 2 tbsp. Yoghurt to dry ingredients and mix until it forms a thick paste.
  3. Apply it evenly on a clean tanned area such as hands, legs, and face.
  4. Let it sit for 10-15 minutes and wash it off. 
  5. Moisturize your skin with body butter for deep nourishment. 

Best Finds: Inveda Body Butter is amazingly excellent for replenishing dry skin and making it even-toned with the goodness of French vanilla and Almonds giving silky smooth skin that is irresistible to touch. 


Nature's incredible fruit, papaya, is widely used in beauty and skincare products due to its benefits. Loaded with antioxidants and fibre, papaya for de-tan and whitening is best used for all skin types to get a unified tone.

Here are some DIYs to try with papaya and ingredients that are readily available in your kitchen so that you don't need to worry about your tan. 

#DIY 1

What you'll need: Ripe Papaya, Fullers Earth (Multani Mitti), and Rose water.

How to:

  1. Mash a large slice of ripe papaya in a bowl. Add 2-3 tbsp. fuller's earth clay. 
  2. Add rose water to dry ingredients and mix until thick paste forms.
  3. Apply it evenly on tanned areas.
  4. Let it sit for 5-10 minutes and wash it off.
  5. Moisturize your skin after using packs. 

Best Finds: Inveda Whitening Cream is curated with natural lemon & turmeric that helps you to remove dark spots and pigmentation for the even-toned glow that you are looking for! 


One of the powerful spices in the kitchen cabinet you can find is turmeric. From healing to being antiseptic, turmeric is best as a beauty ingredient and anti-aging. You can reduce your hyperpigmentation, uneven skin tone, and blotchiness with the virtues of turmeric for skin. 

Try out some DIYs with turmeric to get soothed and glowing skin. 

#DIY 1

What you'll need: Turmeric, Tomato Juice, and Yoghurt.

How to:

  1. Add 1/4th tbsp. turmeric to a bowl. Add 1 tbsp. tomato juice and mix.
  2. Take 1 tbsp. yogurt and mix until thin paste forms.
  3. Apply it evenly on tanned areas.
  4. Let it sit for 5-10 minutes and wash it off.
  5. Use face blends or body oils to get nourishment.  

Best Finds: Inveda Dry Oil is best suited for all skin types that crave nourishment and hydration. Regular usage helps remove unwanted tan and give healthy and glowing skin.  


More loved on your toast, avocado is loaded with natural antioxidants and vitamins like C and E. Using packs and skincare products made with avocado gives fantastic benefits to your skin and is one of the unique ways to even out skin tone.  

#DIY 1

What you'll need: Mashed Avocado, Orange Essential Oil, and Lemon juice.

How to:

  1. Add 2 tbsp. mashed avocado to a bowl. Add 1 tbsp. lemon juice and mix.
  2. Take a few drops of orange essential oil and mix until thin paste forms.
  3. Apply it evenly on tanned areas.
  4. Let it sit for 5-10 minutes and wash it off.

Best Finds: Exfoliating can also help you to get rid of tan. Inveda Avocado Face Scrub is best for unveiling glowing skin and unifying tone. 


Lemon has natural cleansing and bleaching properties that help you achieve a natural tone and glow. The presence of citric acid in the fruit helps melt away dead skin cells and gives the glowing tone beneath. 

Try this simple scrub for the body to de-tan at home made with the natural goodness of lemon. 

#DIY 1

What you'll need: Coarse Sugar, Lemon juice, Coffee

How to:

  1. Add 2 tbsp. Coffee to 4 tbsp. sugar to the bowl. 
  2. Add 1 tbsp. lemon juice and mix. Your scrub is ready! 
  3. Scrub for a minute on tanned areas.
  4. Let it sit for 5-10 minutes and wash it off. 

Best Finds: De-Tan Scrub by Inveda is best for treating inflamed skin by soothing with a natural ingredient infused scrub that works effectively to give an even-toned glow! 

The Bottom Line...

While there are many ways to solve your skin issues, the best way is to maintain a good skincare routine so that your skin looks naturally healthy and doesn't get any breakouts. If you are suffering from any skin tanning, all you need is the virtue of natural remedies for uneven skin tone and to solve your problems without any certain chemicals. Inveda's skincare range is curated to give healthy skin with Ayurvedic goodness with solution-driven products to elevate your look and uplift your lifestyle.