Eucerin Anti-Pigment for hyperpigmentation

Behind the science of Eucerin Even Pigment Perfector

Hyperpigmentation is common skin concern and can cause distress when it is very noticaeble. The Eucerin Even Pigment Perfector range as been clinically proven to reduce the appearance of age spots (also known as sun spots) for more even and radiant skin. In this article Dr Ludger Kolbe, medical skincare and R&D expert at Eucerin, introduces Thiamidol, the key active in the formula, and explains the science behind the innovative and the effective Even Pigment Perfector range.

Melasma is not in any way harmful but can cause distress when it is very noticeable.

An uneven skin tone is often the result of pigmentation issues such as hyperpigmentation.

“Hyperpigmentation is caused by increased Melanin production,” says Dr Ludge Kolbe. “Our skin has specialized cells, called melanocytes, which produce the dark pigment melanin,” he explains. “It gives skin its color and some natural protection from sunlight, but over-exposure to sunlight, hormonal influences, aging and skin injury or inflammation can cause an increase in melanin and trigger hyperpigmentation.”

Hyperpigmentation appears as dark patches and age spots (also known as sun spots) that make skin look uneven. The overproduction of melanin is also the root causes of conditions such as melasma and post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Dr Kolbe explains that “while hyperpigmented skin is normally harmless it can cause distress and impact the quality of life of those that experience it.”

Eucerin-patented Thiamidol is the key active in the Even Pigment Perfector range

Impressive results for the Eucerin Even Pigment Perfector range

The innovative and effective Thiamidol is the key active in the Eucerin Even Pigment Perfector range and has been clinically and dermatologically proven to reduce dark spots and prevent their re-appearance.

“First results are visible after two weeks and improve continuously with regular use,” says Kolbe. He adds that “we got very positive feedback on the formula from people involved in the tests.”

Eucerin Even Pigment Perfector: clinically proven to reduce hyperpigmentation
Eucerin Even Pigment Perfector reduces hyperpigmentation
The range includes a day cream, a night cream, a dual serum and a topical spot corrector. The day cream includes an SPF 30 and UVA filter. The sun is the number one cause of hyperpigmentation as it’s sunlight that triggers the production of melanin in the first place, so wearing appropriate sun protection on a daily basis is a key step to preventing new age spots from forming.
Eucerin Even Pigment Perfector
The Eucerin Even Pigment Perfector reduces dark spots and prevents their re-appearance

The unique Eucerin Even Pigment Perfector Dual Serum brings together two serums that work in different ways:

  • Thiamidol: an effective and patented ingredient that acts at the root cause of hyperpigmentation and is clinically proven to reduce hyperpigmentation, preventing its re-appearance with regular usage
  • Concentrated Hyaluronic Acid: one of skin’s most effective moisturizing substances helps skin to attract and retain moisture

A Product in Use (PIU) study2 on the day cream and the serum showed very positive results. 120 women aged between 25 and 55. reported the following after firstly two and then four weeks of regular use:


After 2 weeks

After 4 weeks




The product makes my skin more even



The product makes my skin radiant



The product effectively fights dark spots



The product prevents the appearance of dark spots




2 Beiersdorf AG, PiU, November 2017

“Eucerin Even Pigment Perfector was ten years in the making and we’re extremely proud of what we’ve achieved,” says Dr Kolbe. First results are visible after two weeks and improve continuously with regular use, making the range an effective dermo-cosmetic approach to many forms of hyperpigmentation. “In addition,” concludes Kolbe, “Eucerin Even Pigment Perfector can be used alongside dermatological treatments such as chemical peels and laser therapies to boost and extend results.”