Dark pigmentation is caused by too much melanin in the body. It can appear all over the body, especially the face. Mild skin pigmentation can be removed by simple home remedies, while severe skin pigmentation can be removed with medication or medical procedures.

Possible causes of Skin Pigmentation

  • Addison’s disease
  • Pregnancy
  • Sun Exposure

Try out some of these easy to make home remedies for skin pigmentation:

Lemon and Potato Juice

both of these ingredients contain natural bleaching agents that help remove pigmentation. Mix equal parts of the juices and apply to the problem area.

Aloe Vera

can cure multiple skin ailments. Add seaweed and honey to your raw Aloe Vera and apply to target area for ten minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water. This removes the dead skin cells and lighten the skin.

Lemon, Honey, Milk and Orange Peel

Create a mask with these three ingredients by grinding the orange peel and adding it to milk, lemon juice and honey. Apply this to pigmentation for 15 minutes 3 to 4 times a week.

Fuller’s Earth, Papaya and Vitamin E

This is a facial mask that can lighten skin pigmentation on the face. Apply it twice a week for best result. Mix a tablespoon of mashed papaya, half cup of Fuller’s earth and 2 opened vitamin E capsules. Leave on the face for a few minutes.

Cucumber and Mint

Mix one raw egg white, six leaves of fresh mint and crushed cucumber half to make this cooling and brightening paste. Apply on the skin for fifteen minutes and rinse with lukewarm water.

Sandalwood Powder

Sandalwood powder works well with acidic juices to clear skin pigmentation. Add it to tomato juice or pineapple juice and apply as a mask.

Honey and Almond

Mix a tablespoon of almond powder and a teaspoon of lemon and honey. Apply on the face of pigmentation for 15 minutes, then rinse with lukewarm water.

All of these home remedies are known to lessen skin pigmentation, but it is also important to eat right. Eat vitamin E rich foods to reduce pigmentation. Before using any of these home remedies consult a skin specialist. Make sure everything is safe for you and your skin to avoid allergic reactions.

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