DIY Treatment for Black Spots

Do you always wear that worry look on your face whenever you look at yourself in the mirror? Is there anything wrong with the mirror, or is it with your face? When you carefully examine yourself, you noticed that you have black spots, which can be quite worrying for those who want to have a balanced skin complexion. But when black spots is the problem, it can reduce a person’s self-esteem, especially if they are very keen about their outer appearance.

But fear not. A lot of dark patches or black spots on your skin is just due to excessive secretion of your skin’s melanin. A lot of these marks do and this particular condition is easily treated if you want.

The factors contributing to dark spots or patches include hormonal imbalance, too much sun exposure, certain medications, pregnancy, lack of sleep, accumulation of stress, and vitamin deficiences.

DIY Treatment for Black Spots

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You’re lucky that you are born in this day and age of free information. A lot of those who suffered the same fate as you have found the right solution to the problem. Rather than spend your money on visiting your dermatologist or on branded beauty products, all you need is just visit your kitchen and you will find ingredients there that will help you get rid of your worries.


Isn’t buttermilk a common ingredient found in desserts? It can also act as a ‘dessert’ to your dark spots. Let those dark spots and patches have a taste of this ingredient, which is capable of fading them out, including blemishes, without causing any reaction to the skin.

Create a mixture of 4 teaspoons buttermilk with 2 teaspoons fresh tomato juice. Apply this mixture onto the dark patches and spots and leave it on for 15 minutes. Wash it off with water.

The milk’s lactic acid also acts as a lightener, which affects the skin pigmentation. It will aid in toning and brightening up the overall complexion of your skin. If buttermilk is absent from your ingredients list, you can use milk as its substitute. Use a cotton ball and directly dab it on the dark spots. Leave it for ten minutes and wash it off with water. Repeat this method for 2 times a day and continue on for five weeks or until results are showing. You can also use an alternative – mix milk with honey and apply it directly onto the dark spots and patches. Leave it on for ten minutes and wash it off with water.

Lemon Juice

This is probably the easiest homemade treatment you can do since lemon is a very common ingredient stocked up in the kitchen. The juice of the lemon is high in vitamin C, capable of brightening up the dark spots from your skin. All you need to do is use the lemon juice by using a cotton ball and rub it onto the dark areas. Continue this process up until you see results that you desired.

Lemon juice may not be very friendly with sensitive skin. If this is your case, dilute lemon juice with honey, rosewater or just plain water. You can also make use of lime juice to eliminate those dark spots. Application is the same as stated above.


Gather at least 8 almonds and marinate them in milk for one whole night. By the next morning, peel the skin off of the almonds and grind them. Add a teaspoon of sandalwood powder onto the grinded almonds plus some half a teaspoon of honey into it. Mix them well until you form a paste-like consistency. Apply the paste on your face or on affected area and leave it on for around thirty minutes. Wash it off with plain water.


Aren’t there a lot of beauty products that makes use of oatmeal powder? You can do the same with getting rid of dark spots and patches. You can also make an oatmeal mask to apply on your face.

What you need is half a cup of the rolled oats and grind them. Add into the mixture at 3 or 4 tablespoons lemon juice. Mix together in order to form a paste. Scrub it on the skin and then wash it with warm water after the mixture has dried up on the skin. If the mixture becomes messy on your skin, soak a clean cloth in warm water and wipe off the mask. Use this treatment for at least twice per week until results are achieved.

Final Thoughts

Things can get difficult when there seems to be bothering you, especially with skin troubles. But every skin trouble you have, there is a solution to it. What’s more, the solutions are mostly found in your kitchen.

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