7 Home Remedies to Get Rid of Pigmentation & Dark Spots

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These days, skin diseases and infections are becoming quite common due to the ever-increasing problem of pollution. Skin pigmentation and dark spots on the skin is one of those severe problems which occur when there is hormonal imbalance, irregular sleep or any other complication. Many times females use concealers, bb creams and other chemical remedies which can temporarily solve their problem but they forget to focus on the root of the problem as well as on the aftereffects of using them. A person should feel comfortable with his skin.

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1. RAW POTATOES

Potatoes contain an enzyme called catecholase which curbs the excessive melanin production within an individual. Raw potatoes are eminently effective in lightening thedark spots and reducing pigmentation on the skin.

METHOD TO FOLLOW

  • Take a potato slice and rub it in circular motion on the effected areas.
  • Continue the process for 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Wait for 5 minutes and rinse the area with lukewarm water.

*Try to repeat the process thrice a day.

2. ONION JUICE

Onions are a rich source of Vitamin C which is an amazing antioxidant and helps in treating pigmentation.

METHOD TO FOLLOW

  • Take a slice of red onion (please avoid white onion).
  • Rub the slice on the affected area of the skin.
  • You can also grate the onion and apply the juice on the effected area of the skin.

*Try to apply twice a day for improvements.

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3. LEMON JUICE

Lemon juice mixed with honey works as a natural bleaching agent. Lemons contain antioxidant properties which not only protect the skin from UV damage but also lightens dark spots.

METHOD TO FOLLOW

  • Mix lemon juice with some honey.
  • Apply this mixture on the effected areas.
  • Wait for at least 15 minutes.
  • Wash off with lukewarm water.

*Use it at least twice a day for improvement. 

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4. OATMEAL

Oatmeal makes the skin appear younger by exfoliating the dead skin. It is an excellent scrubber which is effective for reducing dark spots and for treating hyperpigmentation.

METHOD TO FOLLOW

  • Take oatmeal and mix it with milk.
  • Apply it on the affected part of the skin and scrub it gently.
  • Keep scrubbing for a few minutes and then rinse with lukewarm water.

*Try it twice a week.

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5. TOMATO

Tomato is well-known for lightening the colour of the skin and removing tanning by neutralising the effect of harmful UV rays. Tomato is considered to be one of the best bleaching agents.

METHOD TO FOLLOW

  • Take a tomato and cut it into slices.
  • Rub the slice for a few minutes over the affected parts of the skin.
  • Leave it for few minutes and then rinse with lukewarm water.

*Try it once a day.

6. PAPAYA

Papaya helps in treating skin pigmentation by encouraging cell growth and eliminating dead skin cells. It contains an enzyme called papain which has exfoliating properties.

METHOD TO FOLLOW

  • Mix papaya pulp with milk and honey.
  • Apply the mixture and leave it for about 30 minutes.
  • Rinse your face with lukewarm water.

*Repeat the process twice a day to get the best results.

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7. ALOE VERA

Aloe Vera helps in reducing dark spots and pigmentation. It also protects the skin from the damage caused by UV radiation.

METHOD TO FOLLOW

  • Take aloe vera gel and mix few drops of honey.
  • Apply it on skin for 10 minutes and let it get absorbed by the skin.
  • Rinse your skin with lukewarm water after 15-20 minutes.

*This can be done once a week.

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Article Courtesy: Aayushi Namdev, by MyIndia