I’m an African American with laugh lines and uneven skin tone.
For your uneven skin tone, it depends on whether the blotchiness is being caused by hormone related melasma, sun damage, inflammation from acne or irritated hair follicles, etc. I think it would be a good idea to see a dermatologist to make sure the cause is understood well before embarking on treatment.
A very small amount of Botox is usually the best option for early laugh lines around the eyes. Dr. I