Hyperpigmentation is the dark spots on the skin due to excess production of melanin. There are many types of hyperpigmentation like age spots, liver spots, freckles, sun spots, pregnancy marks. Excess of melanin causes dark patches on the skin than surrounding skin. Commonly hyperpigmentation appears on face, arms and hands.
Causes of skin hyperpigmentation are acne, chemical skin treatments, hormonal changes, excess sun exposure.
Usually, hyperpigmentation is harmless dark patches but if you notice moles or other signs of skin cancer then you should visit your dermatologist as soon as possible as.
Home remedies for Hyperpigmentation and Pigmentation
There are several treatments to remove hyperpigmentation but everyone can’t afford them. So here I have simple remedies to remove pigmentation without spending a lot of money. All things you will get in your kitchen and as effective as expensive treatments.
Take sandal wood powder and rose water( arq e gulab) to make a mask. Apply this mask on your face for 15 minutes then wash your face. Do this daily for a month.
Cut a potato in half, put 2,3 drops on exposed side and massage on the affected area of your skin. Do this thrice a day for 10 minutes then wash your face. It will also make your complexion fair.
Mix lemon juice and honey in a bowl and apply on your face for 15 minutes on your face and then wash your face. Do this daily and it will help you to remove pigmentation besides this it will lighten your skin tone, moisturizes it and slow down aging effect.
4.Turmeric powder (haldi)
Mix 1 tbsp. turmeric powder and 1 tbsp. lemon juice to make a thick paste. Apply this on your face for 10 minutes before going to bed.
5.Apple Cider Vinegar ( saib ka sirka)
Take 3, 4 tbsp. of ACV and 1 tbsp. of water. Mix them and apply on your face for 10 minutes.
6.Castor oil and vitamin E
Add castor oil and vitamin E oil and apply on your skin daily for 3 weeks.
Take 2 tbsp. of aloe vera gel and half tbsp. of honey and apply the paste on the affected area for 15 minutes for two weeks.
Mash a papaya and milk, honey to make a smooth paste. Apply this for half hour for one month.
Mash an avocado to make a smooth paste, apply this on your face for half hour daily for a month.
Take cucumber juice, honey and lemon juice to make a mask to remove pigmentation. Apply this for 15 minutes daily.
Grind the orange peel and add lemon juice, milk and honey in it and apply 20 minutes daily.
Soak 4,5 almonds overnight and grind them in the morning. Take this in a bowl and add milk, honey and lemon juice. Save this paste in jar and apply this on affected area before going to sleep and leave this overnight. In the morning wash your face with lukewarm water. Do this for two weeks. You can save this paste for 3,4 days.