Age spots are also known as liver spots or sun spots. These commonly appear on the chest, face and the hands; the areas of your body that are commonly exposed to the sun. When the skin gets affected by pigmentation it leads to the formation of age spots on the surface of the skin. Getting rid of these spots are easy with the help of a few herbs and Ayurvedic treatments.
In order to prevent the age spots from appearing you need to use a generous amount of sunscreen on your skin. Apply the cream at least 20 minutes before you go out into the sun. This will help to control pigmentation on the skin. Continue to reapply the sunscreen every few hours when you are outdoors.
Vitamin C is well known for its anti oxidant properties and hence it is used in the cure of age spots. If you use a vitamin C based serum topically you will be able to lighten the pigmentation on your skin and prevent any further damage. The treatment will help to brighten your skin and will also help to fade away the age spots.
A niacin based cream or lotion will also help you out. It will help to clear your skin and to even out the skin tone. It will clear your complexion and also rejuvenate your skin. This treatment is easier than most other laser based treatments that are able to get rid of spots.
There are a few foods that can help you out too. Foods that contain beta carotene like cabbage, orange and yellow fruits and vegetables like squash, carrots, mangoes, cantaloupes and sweet potatoes as well as herbs like cilantro, broccoli and thyme ease out the age spots with constant consumption.
Vitamin E oil is also beneficial to the skin and is used to cure age spots. Massage the oil onto your skin daily at night to nourish the skin and prevent damage during the day. Cleansing your bowels, kidneys and liver also help to flush out the toxins from your body and help to clear out your skin tone.