Black spots could occur due to sun damage, blackheads, razor bumps, skin ageing, acne and over aggressive facial exfoliation.
Well! Who doesn’t want a clear, bright and glowing skin? But there are times when some people get a lot of black spots on their skin. This could be due to sun damage, blackheads, razor bumps, skin ageing, acne and over aggressive facial exfoliation. In order to avoid this, people spend lots of money on skin care creams, face wash or moisturizers which are available in the market. Nonetheless these products are loaded with chemicals. They could have many side effects as well like sudden breakouts, dryness or even pimples or acne. Fortunately, some home remedies can help you get rid of those black spots and give your skin a smooth and glowing texture.
1. Papaya mask
For dry skinmake Papaya and honey maskTake 8-10 cubes of raw papaya and mash them. To this add 1 tsp of milk or malai and 1 tbsp of honey. Mix to form a smooth paste and apply on your face and neck. Let it sit for 15-20 minutes before rinsing it off with lukewarm water.Papaya, banana and cucumber facial maskin this Blend 1/4th papaya, 1/4th cucumber and half a banana together to form a smooth paste. Apply this on your face and neck and let it sit for 15-20 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water.
Lemon juice exfoliates the skin and removes dead skin cells, clearing up blocked pores and removing blackheads.Aloe vera helps moisturizes your skin, keeping it hydrated, rejuvenated and glowing.You can mix aloe vera gel, vitamin E oil, and lemon juice to make a creamy paste.Vitamin E oil helps in skin rejuvenation and is beneficial for depigmentation.Wash it with lukewarm water after the mask dries.Apply this on your face and let the mask stay till it dries.
3. Drink plenty of water
It is said that drinking plenty of water helps reduce dark circles and puffiness around the eyes. But what actually are the reasons and the connection behind it? Puffy eyes could be due to a number of factors — ageing skin, drinking too much alcohol, smoking, stress, bad eating habits etc.How drinking water helps reduce dark circles Water helps flush out the toxins from your system and thereby reducing the amount of salt concentration in and around the eye area. If you’ve been eating salty food lately, chances are you will wake up in the morning with puffy eyes.
Buttermilk is rich in lactic acid which helps in removing dead skin and blackheads from your face. It also helps lighten your dark spots. You can apply buttermilk directly on dark spots with the help of cotton and leave it till it dries. Wash your face with clean water and see the results.
5. Lemon and yoghurt mask
We all know that lemons have a number of benefits. It can be used to get rid of dark spots. The vitamin C and the citric acid present in lemons make it a perfect bleaching agent which can help in lightening the dark spots. This is the most trusted and an age old practice which has shown unfailing results.The bleaching property of lemon and the cleaning property of yogurt is a great combination to lighten the dark spots and to bring a glow on the face. Sugar has exfoliating properties and can be used as a scrub to remove the dead skin on the face. This gives a refreshed look.