4 Easy Ways To Get Rid Of Pigmentation

Posted on June 14 2016

Pigmentation of the skin can cause uneven colour and dark patches.

Excessive production of melanin is responsible for this condition.Pigmentation can occur on almost any part of the body, including the face, neck, hands, arms and legs.


1. Lemon

What You Need

  • 1 lemon

  • 2 teaspoons of organic honey

What You Need To Do

  1. Slice the lemon and squeeze out its juice. Collect the juice in a bowl.

  2. Add the honey to the juice and mix well.

  3. Apply the mixture to your skin, and leave it on for about 15 minutes.

  4. Wash off with water.

When You Need To Do This: Twice daily till you notice an improvement.

Why This Works: Lemon has natural bleaching properties and organic honey works as a great moisturiser. Lemon also is a great source of Vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant that protects the skin from UV damage and lightens dark spots.

2. Orange Peel


What You Need

  • The peel of an orange

  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon of milk

  • 1 teaspoon of honey

What You Need to Do

  1. Grind the dried orange peel to a powder

  2. Add the lemon juice, milk, and honey to the powder and mix all the ingredients to make a paste

  3. Apply the paste to the affected areas of your skin

  4. Leave it on for about 20 minutes, after which you can wash off with lukewarm water

When You Need To Do This: Do this three to four times a week till you notice results.

Why This Works: Orange peel has citric acid that helps melanin content, thereby treating pigmentation.

3. Sandalwood

What You Need

  • 2 tablespoons of sandalwood powder

  • 2 tablespoons of rose water

What You Need To Do

  1. Mix both the ingredients till you get a thick and smooth paste.

  2. Apply the paste to the affected areas of your skin, and let it sit for about 20 minutes.

  3. Wash off the lukewarm water

When You Need To Do This: Twice daily.

Why This Works: Sandalwood works as a stimulant and blood purifier, thereby treating skin pigmentation. It also is one of the ideal ingredients in sunscreen that is used for protecting the skin from the harmful UV rays.


4. Banana

What You Need

  • ½ banana (peeled)

  • ¼ teaspoon of honey

  • 1 teaspoon of milk

What You Need To Do

  1. Mash the banana completely.

  2. Add the honey and milk to it, and mix well.

  3. Apply the mixture to the affected areas of your skin.

  4. Keep it on for about 20 minutes, after which you can wash off with warm water.

When You Need To Do This: Repeat this twice a week regularly. You will notice results with in three weeks.

Why This Works: Banana works as a natural exfoliator that cleanses the skin, thereby treating skin pigmentation.

 

 

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