We all have our own struggles with our skin type but one thing that we all face in common is dark spots and our struggle with it has quite been long. Dark spots can turn very frustrating at some point or the other. There are endless reasons for dark spots like waxing, acne or maybe some wrong products can cause it too. It is very essential to know your skin type before using any product or even a home remedy. Look out for ingredients that serve the purpose and also cater to your skin type. Vitamin C and vitamin E are known for their skin repairing properties and hence can help in getting rid of dark spots. While we all keep trying multiple products to fix our skin issues, why not try for a natural way to treat them? And to get you started on with it, here's a guide to home remedies that will help you get rid of dark spots.
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Home Remedies For Dark Spots On Face
Aloe Vera Gel
Aloe Vera Gel is known for its soothing and cool properties. You can directly apply the pulp of aloe vera as well to the affected areas of your face or else you can mix it with coconut oil also. After applying, leave it on for about 30 minutes and then wash it off with lukewarm water. Repeat this twice a day for better results.
Lemons have antioxidant content, which helps in removing dark spots and gives a brightened skin. For this remedy take a tablespoon of lemon and mix it with one tablespoon of water, take cotton pads or balls and dip it in the solution and then apply on the face. Leave it on for about 20 minutes and then rinse it off. You can repeat this once daily for better results.
Oranges are rich in vitamin C, which gives a glow to our skin and helps in reduction of dark spots. For this remedy, you need to take half teaspoon of orange peel powder (dry) and mix a few drops of water to it, making a smooth paste and then apply on affected areas. Leave it on for about 30 minutes and then wash it off.
Turmeric has endless medicinal properties, and it is no secret to us. For this remedy take some turmeric, add some drops of water or oil or even milk to it (whatever suits your skin type). Mix it well and make a paste out of it. apply it using a cotton pad on the affected areas. Leave it on for 15 minutes and then wash it off.
Potato is an effective ingredient for natural brightening of skin. For this remedy, grate a potato, put it into a bowl and mix some honey to it, mix it well. Then apply the mixture to your face and leave it for 20 minutes and then rinse it off. You can also apply potato juice to the affected areas on your face directly.
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