Dark spots can ruin your beauty and it’s hard to get rid of them. But these home remedies for dark spots are effective and work well!
Dark or brown spots occur due to exposure of skin to the sun and that causes excessive production of melanin which turns the skin to darker. These spots are also known as sun spots (caused due to sun exposure), age spots (caused due to aging) or hyper-pigmentation.
This appears mainly on the areas like face, neck, back, chest, shoulders, hands and legs where it is easily exposed to sun, dirt or impurities and can be seen most commonly in adults of above 40 years. Hormonal imbalance, stress, vitamin deficiency, aging, acne, a weak functioning of body parts are some of the factors causing black or dark spots on the skin.
Although these spots are harmless to the skin but make you look unattractive and affect your self–esteem. Don’t panic, there are many natural remedies that are easily available at home to fade away these spots and brighten up your skin with even skin tone.
Baking soda comes first in treating many health and beauty ailments including dark spots. Here are some of its properties that help you to know how it works for fading dark spots and acne scars on the skin.
Method – 1: (Baking Soda and Lemon Juice for Dark Spots)
Both lemon and baking soda have natural bleaching and skin lightening property that fades away the spots or scars on the skin and shines it with an even skin tone.
Steps to be followed…
- Add 1 teaspoon of baking soda and enough of lemon juice in a bowl.
- Stir it and it starts fizzing for few seconds.
- Mix well to make a fine paste.
- Apply this paste on the sunspots affected skin areas.
- Leave it for few minutes and rinse it off with water.
- Repeat the same process regularly to get relief from brown spots and scars on the skin.