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10 Easy Remedies for Skin Pigmentation, Discoloration and Blemishes

Updated on July 14, 2017
Pigmentation, brown spots can be cured with home remedies
Pigmentation, brown spots can be cured with home remedies | Source

Awed by the beautiful flawless skin of the ladies appearing on magazines, blogs and your TV screens? A good skin care and maintenance routine can get you rid of pigmentation, dark, brown spots, blemishes and discoloration of skin. It is not so difficult, but require time and some precautions. Here are some super effective easy to implement 10 remedies for skin pigmentation that you can use straight from your kitchen shelf.

  • Potato Mask For Skin Pigmentation

Potatoes are the first solution to get rid for any marks and dark sports on your skin. They work fairly well on pigmented areas and blemishes. Slice a potato and rub it well for few minutes on the pigmented skin. You can also grate potato and extract its juice and mix it with fuller’s earth. Apply this paste on your face or on the pigmented area and let it dry for 15 minutes. Wash off your face with cold water and apply moisturizer.

Turmeric powder to get rid of brown and dark spots from face
Turmeric powder to get rid of brown and dark spots from face | Source
  • Lemon Juice and Honey Pack to Treat Blemishes

Lemons are knows as powerful bleaching agent and organic honey is moisturizing in nature. Squeeze some lemon juice in a bowl and mix it well with a tablespoon of honey. Apply this pack on your face or the effected skin with marks and let it sit for few minutes. Wash off this pack with lukewarm water. It is suggested to apply sunscreen on the face, especially to the dark spots before stepping out.

You should avoid this face pack in case you are allergic to lemons and honey or if you have a sensitive skin.

  • Turmeric Powder to Remove Skin Patches

You can mix a pinch of turmeric powder with lemon juice and apply for 15 minutes. Wash off this pack with cold water. It’s an easy remedy for skin pigmentation; however there are few things that should be considered before applying this pack. It should not be applied just before and after stepping out in sun. Applying at night before going to sleep will be the best time.

  • Cucumbers to Treat Dark Patches

Cucumber juice is soothing, refreshing and helpful in lightning skin pigmentation. It can also fade blemishes. You can grate refrigerated cucumber and take its juice mix lemon juice and a tablespoon of honey and apply it all over your face. Practice this daily for few weeks to see visible results.

  • Vitamin E with Aloe Vera To Improve Skin Pigmentation

Vitamin E is required by skin for moisture. Aloe Vera gel is soothing and healing in nature. It is very effective in healing pigmented skin and clearing dark spots. Take aloe vera gel either directly from the leaf or from your store bought packet and mix two Vitamin E capsules. Apply this mixture on your face and let it dry for 10 minutes. Wash off with cold water.

  • Sandal face pack to fight Acne Blemishes

Sandal powder has cooling properties. Pigmentation and blemishes are caused due to acne or skin burning in sun. Sandal helps in cooling down and reduces the blemishes.

  • Rose Water For Patches

Always keep your rose water bottle in refrigerator. Use it by adding in your bathing water or as a skin toner. Effect of rose water on blemishes is a slow process but when practiced daily bring good results.

Tomato has natural bleaching agents which helps to reduce pigmentation
Tomato has natural bleaching agents which helps to reduce pigmentation | Source
  • Banana and Guava Face Pack For Facial Blemishes

Guava has exfoliating properties and when mixed with banana help as a skin lightening agent. Apply mashed guava and banana on the affected area and let it work for 15 minutes. Wash off your face with cold water. To get best results from these two fruits, apply this face pack daily.

  • Tomato and Yogurt on Face

Tomato and Yogurt are natural bleaches. Tomato gives a natural glow while yogurt works as a skin tightening agent. Mix them together to get rid of pigmentation at a faster speed.

Mixed them well together and apply on the affected area. Let it dry completely and then wash it off with lukewarm water.

  • Vinegar is a Good Treatment

Vinegar is known for its astringent properties and is also an excellent skin lightening agent. Use Vinegar rinse to get rid of pigmentation.

The above mentioned 10 remedies for skin pigmentation are super easy to follow and can be easily accumulated in a routine. Pick the one that suits you the most and let your skin hidden under pigmentation, dark spots or blemishes glow more.


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    • Neha Sadana profile image

      Neha Sadana 4 months ago from India

      Hello Vesselina! Thanks for stopping by! Please do try these remedies to treat pigmentation. Hope you like them!

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      Vesselina Raltcheva 4 months ago from San Diego, CA


      I have pigmentation on my neck, definitely going to try these remedies! :)