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how to remove freckles

Updated on May 24, 2013

A freckle considered sexy by many but for some women is a headache and even a torment. But it need not be so; we must cut them or make peace with them. Freckles are different from moles and age spots. They are usually brown or black and appear on the skin in sun-exposed areas. They are common on the hands, face and legs, but of course can appear anywhere on the body some people have them on the back, chest and shoulders.

Freckles usually appear in people with sun-sensitive skin. These people burn easily when exposed to the powerful rays of the sun. They are more common in fair skin and especially redhead and blondes. Are equally common in men and women.


The most common cause is heredity. The predisposition to freckles development is genetic. In some freckles sporadic cases in people with dark skin caused by diseases.

The environment, in this case the sun, is responsible for the freckles development in predisposed people.

What are the solutions?

There are several, there are some natural and chemical solutions. Natural solutions sometimes work slowly and do not make freckles disappear entirely clear but a little.

Someone said that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of medicine. The freckles prevention is the use of sunscreen (preferably blocker) and avoids sun exposure times stronger (from 10AM to 2 PM).

Among the chemical solutions is the use of prescription hydroquinone. Solutions with 2% concentration of hydroquinone sold in pharmacies without prescriptions, to use stronger solutions needed prescription. Some dermatologists use retinol (or Retina A) to bleach. Hydroquinone is a skin whitener. It used in white fur and can sometimes irritate the skin.

Laser treatments, freezing and peeling (exfoliation) are chemical treatments used against freckles with very good results. These treatments existing freckles treated but do not cut the emergence possibility of new freckles. To prevent the new freckles formations have to avoid the sun. These therapies act eliminated bleaching in areas with higher melanin pigmentation. Eventually make the mark loses its dark color. When using Hydroquinone is prevailing sun protection otherwise eliminates the sun and is not output.

Laser treatments are very right and have minimal risk because it attacks every freckle without damaging the surrounding skin. The recovery time is short and not painful.

For people with dark skin and freckles recommended some products containing vitamin C and alpha hydroxy acids

Natural Solutions

Natural solutions act slowly, but if you have patience is very effective.

Cream butter or medium (derived from milk) help exfoliate the skin and to fade freckles. Apply butter (buttermilk) about freckles and Leave it for 15 minutes. You can do it one time a week or more.

Lemon juice. Vitamin C in the lemon juice helps lightens freckles. Dilute a teaspoon of lemon juice in a teaspoon of water. Apply the solution on freckles and Leave it on the skin. You can use it every day.

It makes the beer warm water bath for a few minutes. When the beer is warm wash the area where you want to remove freckles with beer. It takes repeated for several days to see results. After treatment, apply a little castor oil to protect the skin.

Cook 1.5 tablespoons horseradish root powder and a cup of cream (sour cream). Add 1.5 tablespoons of oat flour. Apply to face with a soothing massage.

Perform a grated carrot mask and apply it on the affected area, half an hour after we proceed to rinse your face with cold water.

Making calendula juice or cucumber, crush and apply several times a day to the affected area

Dandelion to remove freckles

They take 4 medium leaves and wash well. Chop into small pieces and combine with 5 tablespoons of castor oil. They put in a pan glazed and put on low heat for 10 minutes. Turn off the heat and leave to marinate for three hours. Strain the mixture and store the liquid in a bottle.

Massage the oil into freckles area and leave it overnight. In the morning, wash with warm water. Repeat every night for a week and see the difference!


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