Skin Care Hack : 6 Home Remedies to Treat Skin Pigmentation


Skin pigmentation is a common skin condition faced by the people nowadays. This skin condition can make your skin colour uneven and can also result in dark patches which can appear on any part of your body. The main causes of this skin condition are excessive sun exposure, hormonal changes, and other health issues. But when these marks appear on the face, it becomes an important matter that should be treated ASAP. So, in this article, we have listed some home remedies to treat skin pigmentation.

1. Papaya for exfoliating skin

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Papaya has various beauty benefits  as it contains an enzyme papain which is best known as an exfoliating agent that can make your skin flawless. It also contains phytonutrients and antioxidants that can help in maintaining young and glowing skin.

How to use:

For this remedy, grate papaya pieces to extract fresh juice. Now, apply the fresh juice to the pigmented skin. As an alternative, you can also mix honey, milk and aloe vera gel to it to form a paste.

Use this remedy on regular basis for a month to get best results.

2. Banana for youthful skin

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Banana is a fruit that contains all essential nutrients to make your skin bright, fresh, young and soft.

How to use:

First, take 1/4th of a peeled banana and mash it. Now, add 1/2 teaspoon of honey and 1 tablespoon of milk to it. Mix all the ingredients properly. After that apply the paste to the affected areas and let it dry. Later, wash off your skin with lukewarm water.

For best results use this remedy on daily basis.

Also read: Amazing DIY Moisturizers for Oily Skin

3. Lemon for reducing pigmentation

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Lemon contains natural antioxidants which can reduce pigmentation naturally and also helps in removing dead cells to provide fresh and glowing skin.

How to use:

For this remedy, squeeze some lemon juice and then apply it to the affected area by using a cotton and then let it stay for 15 to 20 minutes. After that rinse off your skin with water.

If you have a sensitive skin, dilute lemon juice with few drops of water before applying it to the skin.

Use this remedy twice a day for few months for best results.

4. Aloe vera for skin regeneration

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Aloe vera is a plant that has various health and beauty benefits. The gel present in the leaves of this plant helps in removing the dead cells that also helps in the skin regeneration process.

How to use:

First, extract some fresh gel from the aloe vera leaves and apply it to the affected areas. Leave it overnight. Next morning, clean your skin.

As an alternative, you can prepare a pack by adding honey to the aloe vera gel. After that apply the pack on your skin and leave it for 10 to 15 minutes. Later, rinse off your skin with warm water.

Also read: 5 Amazing Face Masks That Work on All Skin Types

5. Turmeric for treating pigmented skin

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Turmeric is full of bleaching properties that help in treating pigmented skin and also keeps your skin free from infections. It also contains an antioxidant, curcumin that helps in combating the damage caused by the sun.

How to use:

First, prepare a blend of almond oil, milk, turmeric powder, honey and lemon juice. After that apply the mixture to the affected areas and then leave it for 10 to 15 minutes. Later, wash off your skin with warm water.

Use this remedy twice a week to get best results.

6. Raw potato for removing dead cells

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Raw potato is the best ingredient that one can use to treat skin pigmentation as it is full of starch and natural enzymes that naturally exfoliates the skin and removes dead skin cells.

How to use:

Just cut the potatoes into two halves and then pour some drops of water on one of the pieces and then rub it over the affected area. As an alternative, you can also grate it and extract some juice. After that apply it to your skin and leave it for an hour. Later, rinse it off with warm water.

For best results use this remedy regularly for a month.