The face is the first thing that comes to mind when you think about beauty. There is no doubt that you are beautiful the way you are, but it’s also a good thing to enhance your natural beauty. Dark spots on face or any other part may be due to many factors, few to name are genetic factors or hyperpigmentation (which is a skin condition and can be serious).
If you have dark spots or patches and have not been able to get a hold of your problems then this is the right place for you.because, here we tell Homemade beauty tips on how to remove the dark spots from the face. I will be mentioning some kitchen ingredients for lightening dark spots, patches and sunburn damage. I will also mention a few easy ways to use them as a face gel or face mask.
Note: Lemon juice is very reactive, it’s better to apply it before going to bed. Always use a sunscreen with SPF 30 or above to avoid any damage from sunlight.
The most effective face toner, as well as moisturizer, is Aloe Vera. Aloe Vera is loaded with vitamins (A, C and E), minerals, antioxidants, and many anti-inflammatory elements. Aloe vera is used to reduce the signs of aging and lighten dark spots and blemishes. The easiest remedy for fading dark spots is taking 2 tablespoons of aloe vera gel and adding 2 tablespoons of honey in it. Apply with a cotton bud or Q-tip. You’ll see the result in a week or two.
2.Yogurt or buttermilk:
Yogurt and buttermilk, both have lactic acid which acts as a lightening agent, whether it’s pigmentation patches or uneven skin tone. Apply directly on face and leave for 20 minutes at least then wash it off with plain water. Keep repeating this method until the desired result is seen.
Lemon juice has citric acid which acts as a bleaching agent. It also helps to remove dark pigments from the skin. Apply on the face to check if any reaction is caused then avoid using this remedy.
4.Apple cider vinegar:
vinegar is most likely known for its acidic nature. Acetic acid is abundant in apple cider vinegar which acts as bleaching agent as well. Apply on the affected area after testing it on a small area. It is best if used in diluted form.
Vitamin C is present in turmeric helps in lightening dark spots. Turmeric powder is most commonly found in every house. The easy home remedy is to make a mixture of turmeric powder, milk, and lemon juice. Apply it directly on the dark spots and let it sit for 15 minutes. Wash it with water, repeat this remedy for 2 or 3 weeks to get desired results.
Onion juice is a game changer for those who are tired of hiding their dark patches, scars or dots. Simply dip a cotton swab in onion juice and apply on affected skin area. Let it dry under the fan and then wash your face with warm water. Another remedy is to take 1 tablespoon of onion juice in a bowl and add 2 tablespoons of honey. Mix them well to make a mixture and apply on face. Left it for 15 minutes on your face (do not touch it) before washing it off. If you have oily skin add vinegar as well for better results.
7.Potato juice or slices:
Potatoes used to lighten the dark spots on face as well. Vitamin B6 in potatoes helps in exfoliation of dead skin cells and improves complexion. Take a potato and wash it. Slice it into thick pieces and place them directly on dark spots. Leave them for a few minutes then wash your face with lukewarm water.
If you are looking for an easy homemade face mask for black spots then green papaya mask is the best. Papaya has papain enzyme, a protein-dissolving enzyme which is very helpful in skin renewal and helps in lightening dark spots and blemishes. The instructions are simple, take 2 tablespoons of lime juice in a bowl. Add grated green papaya to make thick paste mixture. Apply onto face for 15 – 20 minutes then wash it off with lukewarm water.
Baking soda has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties which help in deep cleansing of the skin. Take 2 tablespoons of baking soda, 1 tablespoon of coconut oil and ½ tablespoon of lemon juice. Mix all ingredients in a bowl and apply on dark spots. Left it for few minutes then wash it off.
Sandalwood will help you get rid of all those stubborn spots that you have been trying to escape. It has a strong smell and helps in making skin look young and refreshing. Take 1 tablespoon of Sandalwood powder mix 1 or 2 tablespoons of rose water. Now add 1 tablespoon of lemon juice as well. Mix them to make a fine paste and apply on face leave for 20 minutes then wash it off.
Tomato juice knowns as the natural source it helps in clean the skin pores deeply. It also has many antioxidants and helps your skin look young and glowing. Take 1 tablespoon of fresh tomato juice and add ½ tablespoon of lemon juice in it. Mix them then apply on face and neck. Let it dry, then dump your face with water and massage for 3-4 minutes and wipe it off with the damp clean cloth.
Topical products that help in fading dark spots:
If you have sufficient money and can’t wait then you can also go for microdermabrasion, laser therapy or chemical peels. It gives you grantee and quick result. If you are looking for creams that might help you with dark spots patches then look for the following ingredients in them:
- Kojic acid
- Glycolic acid (at least 10%)
- Salicylic acid