Why to use harmful chemicals on delicate skin when we are blessed with so many natural ingredients which can help us get rid of our beauty problems.
Here are few natural ways to deal with pigmentation….
Apple Cider Vinegar-It has an excellent skin lightening and tightening properties and therefore over a course of time it helps in lightening the dark spots. You can mix ACV with water in equal parts and apply this all over the face with the help of cotton. Wash off after few minutes and repeat everyday for few weeks.
Raw Potato– It is one of the most beneficial natural ingredient in removing pigmentation. Potatoes contain catecholase, an enzyme that helps in lighting scars, marks and other dark spots. It also helps in making the skin tone even. Grate half a potato and squeeze out its water and mix half a lemon to this. Apply this water using a cotton ball over the affected area. Alternatively you can also rub a piece of potato after pricking it with a folk so that its juices extract out. Wash off after it dries.
Lemon-It is a natural bleaching agent which strips off the impurities of the skin and helps in fading the dark spots. It acts directly on the pigmentation and its regular use helps in lightening the spots. You can use a mix of lemon and water as a facial toner and cleanser and let it sit for 15-20 minutes before washing it off.
Aloe Vera– For overall skin health one should always use Aloe vera directly or as an added ingredient. It is again very effective in any kind of beauty problem and can be used directly on the face as a mask. You can also mix aloe vera gel with rose water for getting rid of pigmentation.
Vitamin E– It helps in neutralisng the effects of UV rays and pigmentation caused due to sunlight. Puncture the capsule and apply the gel directly to the skin for radiant glow.
Turmeric– We all are aware of the bleaching properties of turmeric, it also helps in fighting acne and other skin problems. Mix a pinch of turmeric with milk and apply this mixture all over the face. Wash off once dries. Milk is another great skin and spot lightening ingredient and therefore proves to be an added advantage in this face mask.
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