SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com
Sure, freckles were cute when you were a kid, but as you age, they only make you look older. In fact, a 2006 study conducted at the Ludwig-Boltzmann Institute for Urban Ethology in Austria showed that uneven skin tone can add as much as 20 years to someone's appearance. "Whether a woman is 17 or 70, the contrast of skin tone plays a significant role in the way her age, beauty, and health is perceived," said study co-author Dr. Bernhard Fink.
Fortunately, there's a lot you can do to even out speckled skin. From products to home remedies to dermatologist treatments, here's how to lighten your dark spots and brighten your skin tone overall. You'll look younger in no time.