10 Best Home Remedies for Pigmentation on Face

Home Remedies for Pigmentation

It is kind of mandatory to be comfortable in your own skin. But it takes a lot to accept and live with the fact that in spite of having pigmentation you still look good. It is seen that a person with skin pigmentation has very low self-esteem and to get away with this many women take the help of makeup.

Girls use correctors, concealers, BB creams, CC creams, and what not to cover up their uneven skin. And yes it is true that pigmentation can be easily covered up with makeup but the question here is “WHY?????”.

Why do we need to hide our real skin tone with some makeup? Why can’t we flaunt our skin just the way it is? The answer is again low confidence but if you are someone who is looking for natural remedies to get away with pigmentation you are at the right place. First, let’s discuss what causes Pigmentation?

What causes Pigmentation?

Pigmentation is caused by excess production of melanin pigment which gives skin its color. Melanin is produced by skin cells called melanocytes. There are various factors that cause pigmentation. Some of them being allergic reactions, genetic predisposition, skin damage from injury, too much exposure to the sun, and hormonal changes.

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While there are causes there are also remedies that would help you get rid of pigmentation if not at once but slowly. Here is the solution to your query, “how to remove pigmentation from the face permanently?” We made a list of few home remedies for pigmentation that would help you get a proper skin tone.

Home Remedies for Pigmentation

Here are the home remedies to treat skin hyperpigmentation naturally:

1. Lemon:

Lemon has natural bleaching property and honey is known to be a great moisturizer thus these help fade skin pigmentation.

You would need 1 lemon and 2 tablespoons of organic honey. Cut the lemon and collect the juice in a bowl add 2 tablespoons of honey and mix it properly too. Then apply this mixture to the affected areas of your skin then wait for almost 15 mins then rinse off with lukewarm water.

For quick results use this twice every day. You can use this home remedy for pigmentation on the face as well as on any part of the skin.

2. Raw Potato:

Potatoes are known to be working very well in dark spots, pigmented areas, and blemishes. Potato contains an enzyme called catecholase that helps in curbing melanin production.

You would need 1 raw potato and a few drops of water. Take a potato, wash it and cut it in half, add few drops of water to it then rub the cut side of the potato on the affected areas in a circular motion. Do it for almost 10 minutes then wash it off with lukewarm water.

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3. Apple Cider Vinegar:

Apple cider vinegar helps in restoring the skin’s natural color. The beta-carotene present in the vinegar treats the damage done to the skin. Apple cider vinegar is also known for making the skin look radiant and glowing. Apple cider vinegar is very beneficial for health, Beautiful Hair, and Skin.

You would need 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar and 2 tablespoons of water. Mix apple cider vinegar with water. Apply this solution to the affected areas of your skin then leave it for 5 minutes, rinse off with lukewarm water.

4. Aloe Vera:

Aloe is known to be a very good cleanser and it doesn’t even disturb the natural pH and oil balance of the skin. It helps in reducing dark spots and also protects the skin from the damage caused by the UV rays. Aloe Vera is also beneficial for hairs.

You would need 2 tablespoons of Aloe Vera Gel and add 1 tablespoon of raw honey. Mix the honey and aloe gel in a bowl and then let it sit for about 10 minutes. After 10 minutes apply the mixture on your skin, then wait for 20 minutes then rinse off with lukewarm water.

You can also use aloe vera mask to make your hairs healthy and long.

5. Onion:

Onions are rich in Vitamin-C that is very effective in removing pigmentation. You need one onion. Slice the onion into two parts and rub them on your face. Keep it for about ten minutes and wash with lukewarm water.

Onion has many health benefits. You can use it as a home remedy for pigmentation on the face as well as in a mask for hairs. It helps in the quick growth of hairs.

6. Cucumber:

You must have heard about cucumber being used for removing dark circles. It not only helps in that but also improves the complexion and texture of your skin. It is very effective when it comes to removing pigmentation and treating freckles. It is one of the best home remedies for pigmentation on the face.

You need some cucumber juice and honey. Mash the cucumber and extract the juice. Mix it with honey in a bowl and apply it to your face. Keep it for 10 minutes and wash your face with lukewarm water.

7. Almonds:

Almonds are wonderful for removing pigmentation and dryness problems. They are rich in vitamin E which rejuvenates the skin. This treatment makes your skin soft, removes wrinkles. Cures dryness problems and regenerates cells.

You need 5-6 almonds and about eight tablespoons of milk. Mash the almonds and mix them with the milk. Apply the paste on your face at night and let it stay if you don’t have oily skin. Wash your face the next morning.

8. Papaya:

The best treatment to remove pigmentations is papaya! Consuming it as well as applying a paste of it is the cure that you need. The enzyme papain has a number of advantages starting from making your skin fair, soft, glowing as well as removing pigmentation. It has great anti-aging properties so using papaya will really elevate the quality of your skin.

You need a slice of papaya. Cut the papaya into two parts and mash it. Apply the smooth paste on your face. Leave it for about twenty to thirty minutes. Rinse your face.

Also, consume some papaya every day to bring the desired quality to your skin. Papaya helps in getting away from the pigmentation on the face as well as maintains health.

9. Green tea

Green tea helps in a number of skin problems including pigmentation. It helps in reducing pigmentation when applied directly to the skin.

Take a green tea bag and dip it into boiled water for 3 to 5 minutes. Remove the tea bag and keep it aside for cooling. You can rub the tea bag directly to your face and store the water for face pack. Use this green tea water in face pack in place of rose water or tap water.

10. Masoor dal (red lentil)

This is my favorite one. The red lentil (without skin) can be used as a face pack and face scrub. The Masoor dal is rich in antioxidants which is good for the skin.

Blend the 5 table-spoon red lentil and 3 Almond. Store this fine powder in a jar. Take a spoon of this powder and mix it with rose water, honey and Aloe-Vera. You can also only use the rose water. Apply this paste on your face for 10-15 minutes. Wash your face with water by scrubbing with light hands.

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These home remedies help to remove pigmentation from the face permanently. Along with home remedies for pigmentation, you have to take care of other things also. Do not expose your skin to the sun and maintain a healthy diet. Diet is the key to an envious skin. Eat healthily and drink a lot of water to let the toxins out of your body.

So, now that you know a few home remedies to lessen the pigmentation problem on your skin don’t let the pigmentation lower your self-esteem. Go out without makeup and flaunt your skin like never before.

Share these best home remedies for pigmentation with your friends who need this. Do not forget to share your experience with us!

Stay beautiful, Stay Happy..!! 🙂

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