Dark spots are dermatological problem that may occur due to several reasons. Generally, it is due to skin discoloration or “hyperpigmentation”. When the concentration of melanin increases in certain areas on skin, they appear as spots and look darker than the nearby regions.
Exposure to harsh sunlight is one of the causes of dark spots; we get them mostly on the face and neck as these are the mainly exposed body parts to sunlight.
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Other than this, blemishes may also appear as dark patches on skin. They may occur due to boils, whiteheads, blackheads, stubborn acne, or any other skin conditions that may result out of clogging of pores on the skin.
Over use of chemical laden skin products may also cause dark spots on your face. Dark spots or liver spots may also emerge on skin with age due to unbalanced production of melanin.
Well, dark spots can easily be removed from skin with the use natural products. Before that, try to diagnose the reason behind the dark spots, and mold your remedy accordingly. So there is no need to go for laser treatments or chemical peels which may harm your delicate skin further.
This is an herbal ingredient that works to fade out dark spots. A regular use of this ingredient can successfully block the melanin production in your skin. It also helps in preventing the formation of skin pigment which is responsible for dark spots.
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Apply Vitamin E oil directly on the spots, and let the oil penetrate the skin. Vitamin E is scientifically proven remedy to heal age pots, wrinkles, face blemishes, and spots left from scars.
Blend together 1 tablespoon of yogurt, sour cream and oatmeal, and add little lime juice to it. Evenly apply the paste on your skin and give a light upward massage. Allow the paste to rest for ten minutes; wash off with normal water. A consistent use will surely lighten your dark spots.
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Lemon juice when directly applied on skin shows great results. Just squeeze one lemon to extract the juice; with the help of a cotton swab, apply it directly in the affected areas. Let the juice dry in place.
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Wash off with cold water. With each application, you will see your spots fading. You need to remember that lemon juice makes skin sensitive to sunlight. Therefore, always apply sunscreen before going out in sun.
Several renewing properties of honey help to lighten dark spots and blemishes naturally. Apply honey directly to the spots, and let sit for 20 minutes. Simply wash off. For maximum benefit, try blending honey with wheat germ for a natural lightening effect on skin.
It is always recommended to maintain a good diet along with healthy lifestyle for a naturally glowing complexion. Eat lots of fresh fruits and vegetables to ensure a natural flawless complexion.
Fruits hydrate and detoxify the skin; Vitamin E rich fruits like papaya and pineapple can bring great benefits in this regard. Also, drink 8 glasses of water to keep skin hydrated and flush out toxins from the body. Meditation and certain yogic postures really help in achieving a spot-less complexion.