Seeing those black spots on your face and feel annoyed of it? It can’t be helped if this is the case. There are people who tend to have dark patches or black spots on their faces for various reasons. But the good thing about this is that they can easily be eliminated or lightened up. The dark color of the skin might be from the excess production of the skin’s melanin. There are also a couple of factors that can lead to such condition. These things are too much exposure under the sun, hormonal imbalance, certain medications, pregnancy, vitamin deficiency, too much stress and the lack of sleep.
While there are others who do not mind having those dark patches and spots on the face, most are bothered by it, especially those who are extra conscious of how they look at themselves in the mirror. So lucky for those reading this – you will be able to get rid of those black spots by trying one of these proven home remedies. They are all simple that will reduce the spots’ appearance and many other blemishes present on your face.
Buttermilk comes with a lot of benefits, especially when dealing with dark spots. It will aid in fading up the blemishes and the dark spots. It will not even cause that burning sensation like many other facial products do.
What you need is 4 teaspoons buttermilk added with 2 teaspoons fresh tomato juice. Mix the two ingredients very well and apply it onto skin. Wash off the mixture after leaving it on the skin for 15 minutes.
The lactic acid content in the milk can also reduce the skin pigmentation and aid in brightening up the tone of your skin. If buttermilk is not accessible to you, you can also make use of milk by soaking it up with a cotton ball and pat it directly on the black spots. Leave milk on skin for ten minutes and rinse it off with water. Repeat this process 2 times a day for about 4 – 5 weeks.
An alternative to this is by preparing a solution of honey and milk. Apply this solution onto the black spots and leave it there for ten minutes. Rinse it afterwards.
One of the easiest and quickest solution that you can find in your kitchen or even at your local grocery store is getting some lemon juice. Lemon is packed with vitamin C that aids in lightening up the skin, especially when it comes with the dark spots on the face.
All you need is some freshly squeezed lemon juice. Use a cotton ball and dab in lemon juice. Rub the cotton ball soaked with lemon juice onto affected area directly. Allow the juice to dry up and rinse it off with water. Continue applying lemon juice on dark spots for two weeks until you get the result you desired.
Be extra careful if you have sensitive or delicate skin. Don’t use pure lemon juice on your face or it will cause irritation. Instead, dilute lemon juice with either honey, rosewater or just plain water. You can also make use of lime juice to eradicate the black spots.
Oatmeal powder is actually good for exfoliating the skin. This means that you can apply the oatmeal mask on the neck and face if you wish to remove the black spots and dead skin cells.
What you need is 1/2 cup grind rolled oats. Add 3-4 tablespoon lemon juice and mix well to form a paste. Scrub the paste onto skin and let it dry. Wash it with lukewarm water afterwards.
If the mixture becomes extra messy, you can use clean cloth that is soaked in lukewarm water. This will be easy to remove the mixture off the face. Make use of this treatment at least once or two times per week.