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You get pigmentation because your skin produces excess melanin. The reasons behind it are hormonal imbalance, exposure to sun, hereditary and pregnancy.

Home Remedies:

There are some effective home remedies available to get perfect clear skin.

  • Potato: Potato has an enzyme called catecholase that lightens skin tone. So using potato not only makes your pigmentation to disappear but also makes your skin fairer.
    1. Slice some pieces, put few drops of lemon juice over it and apply on pigmented areas. Let it stay for 10 minutes. Wash it off with lukewarm water.
    2. Mix it with fuller earth and apply on skin. Leave it for 20 minutes and rinse it off.
    3. You can simply rub the potato slices over your skin and rinse it off after some time.
  • Aloe vera: Aloe vera is an all-rounder to solve all types of mild skin problems. Aloe vera gel has an ingredient called mucilaginous polysaccharides that removes dead cells and thus helps new cells to grow.
    1. Apply the fresh aloe vera gel on pigmented spot and leave it for 15 minutes. Rinse it off with lukewarm water.
    2. Mix aloe vera gel with turmeric powder and clean it with a face wash after 20minutes.
    3. You can mix aloe vera gel with honey and leave it for sometime before washing it off.
  • Orange: The citric acid in orange lightens skin tone, reduces blemishes and pigmentation.
    1. Mix orange juice and one teaspoon of turmeric powder, apply it on dark spots. Keep it overnight and wash it off the next day.
    2. Paste orange peels. Make a thick mixture by adding milk and honey to it. Apply it before bedtime and rinse it off next day.
  • Almond: Almond is a great source of vitamin E which works like wonder to reduce pigmentation.
    1. Soak some almonds overnight, grind it next day and make a paste by adding milk to it. Apply the paste every night before going to bed and wash it off in the morning.
    2. Eat a handful of almond everyday to keep pigmentation at bay.

Organic Remedies:

  • Butter tree extract and Sandalwood: These remedies is made of natural ingredients like Butter tree extract, Sandalwood, Black Plum and Jasmine that clears dead skin cells and gives you fair, bright and pigmentation free skin. Clean your skin with face wash, take few drops on cotton and apply on the pigmented areas.
  • Anti-melanin products: These products effectively reduces excessive melanin production, cleans pigmentation, dark spots and sun tan. Take a little amount from the tube, warm it up using your fingers and use it at night before going to bed.

  • Papaya Anti-Marks Mask: Facial masks containing active ingredients like papaya, enzymes and aroma oils that is effective to heal stubborn blemishes and pigmentation and improves skin texture and skin tone.

  • Lemon and turmeric: Creams that have the goodness of lemon and turmeric reduces dark spots, uneven skin tone and hyperpigmentation. Apply it 2-3 times a day in pigmented spots.

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