The largest organ on the body is skin and medical help is usually sought to when one suffers from some skin condition. Statistics has proved that 80% of the world’s population has suffered from acne as it is the most common skin condition. Another skin can be linked to you if you have dark patches on the skin, they can appear at any age. If you find areas on your skin which are dark in comparison to other areas, you don’t have to take it too seriously; simple remedies can help you cure them. This article will let you know about the reason behind the formation of dark spots and a list of remedies for dark spots which can help you remove dark spots and will restore your previous skin tone.
Where do dark spots on your skin come from?
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Dark spots can appear on your skin out of nowhere and but there is a reason for its formation. According to scientists, this skin condition can be triggered by many factors. Factors like inflammation, sun exposure, chemical medications, hormonal changes, etc. You should not panic when you find dark spots on your skin. Skin inflammations can cause dark patches or by being photosensitive or they may even be ordinary freckles.
Use natural remedies
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Potatoes are one of the natural remedies for dark spots to make them lighter and blemish your skin. On the affected areas of the skin, you can apply thin slices of fresh potato or potato juice and rinse it off with water after some time. Positive results can be noticed after treating yourself after 7- 8 days with potato.
Aloe Vera has properties which nourishes your skin and also gives an anti - aging effect. The aloe Vera should be cut in half and rubbed on your skin. After your skin dries, rinse your skin with water. You can do this treatment daily so as to cure the dark patches.
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Large amounts of vitamin C are present in orange peels can be a good skin remedy for dark spots. You can mix 1 tbsp of orange peel powder and milk(3 Tbsp). After applying the mask for 10 -15 minutes rinse it with water. It is one of the effective ways to remove dark spots.
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One natural product which has strong whitening effects is lemon. Use a cotton pad for applying fresh lemon juice on the area. Rinse with water after applying the juice. For at-least 2 weeks, apply the treatment. Mix lemon juice with honey for making a DIY facial mask for nourishing, exfoliating, brightening and toning your skin as well as removing dark spots.
Coconut oil and Apple cider vinegar
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Coconut oil is among good remedies for dark spots and can also work wonderfully for curing the dark patched areas of your skin as it contains many anti- bacterial, moisturizing and nourishing properties. On the affected areas, use coconut oil and let it remain there for sometime so that it gets absorbed. Cold pressed oil is more beneficial as it contains essential vitamins.
You can make a DIY skin toner by mixing apple cider vinegar and water equally. On the affected area, apply this mixture and after it dries, wash it water. ACV toner can also be used for removing dark spots.
Pineapple and Yoghurt face mask
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Many natural acids are present in pineapple which can effectively whiten your skin. On the affected areas, you can apply pineapple juice with a cotton pad after 5 minutes; you can rinse it off with water. You can even use fresh pineapple slices by rubbing them on your skin.
For whitening your skin, you can use oat and yogurt facial mask. You have to apply a mixture of oats (1 tbsp) with natural yogurt (2 tbsp) which contain no additives. Let it stay on your face for 20 minutes and then use water for rinsing it off.
Main reason for dark spots
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One of the major factors which cause dark patches on your skin is sun exposure. The production of melanin is triggered when the skin is exposed to sun light for a period of time which is a type of protection from radiation. Avoid excess of sun exposure on the skin and use sunscreen on a regular basis.
Certain types of medications contain chemicals which can cause the formation of dark spots without exposure to sunlight. You can stop having medications having these chemicals if your skin is not immune to dark patches.
Be aware of the risks
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The remedies for dark spots provided to you have been helpful to many people as well. If none of them can treat your condition, visiting a known doctor would be recommended. There are various reasons which can cause the formation of dark spots on your skin and how you would battle against it.