Pigment spots or dark spots – is hyper-pigmentation of the skin, caused by uneven spreading of melanin in the skin. As a result, the skin becomes darker in some places. Women over the age of 40 are mostly worried about increased pigmentation, which also can be seen during pregnancy and lactation. It shows that hormonal changes take place during this period.
There are many known home remedies, with the help of which you can reduce pigmented spots (masks, embrocation, decoctions, peels, etc.) But, to have the maximum effect, you should regularly practice these procedures at-home for 2-3 weeks.
In this article you will find:
- Five Prescriptions of Lemon for Pigment Spots
- Three Parsley Based Prescripts
- Five Domestic Prescriptions of Different Products Available in Every Kitchen
- Three Bleaching Agents from Cosmetic Clay
- Three Pharmaceutical Agents to Reduce Pigment Spots
Five Prescriptions of Lemon for Pigment Spots
1. Decoction from Lemon Skin
Japanese women have been always known for their delicate pale faces. Lemon – a commonly found fruit has helped them with this. Broth from the lemon zest can; whiten even the darkest spots on the spine, remove stretch marks during pregnancy and especially unaesthetic nevi (moles).
Preparation: Peel one lemon and boil the zest for approximately 30 minutes over moderate heat. Let it cool down and place the prepared decoction in a cool place.
Indications: Wipe the affected area three times a day with a help of a sponge.
2. Decoction of Parsley and Lemon
Boil dry root of parsley and keep it aside in a dark place for one day. You can use this infusion directly or mix it with the juice of one lemon. The method of application is the same as it is for lemon decoction.
3. Mask of Potato Starch & Lemon
Depending upon the concentration and number of pigmented spots, take half a table spoon of potato starch and mix it with lemon juice to a thick consistency. Apply it on the face and leave it for 30 minutes.
4. Tonic of Lemon Juice
In a glass of water dissolve three table spoons of lemon extract (juice). Apply to clean face & do not wash. Use this infusion three times a day for a week. By the end of the week, you shall find that pigmented spots are less noticeable.
5. Egg Mask with Lemon
This bleacher can be prepared on the base of a nourishing egg mask for the face. Add in it a tea spoon of honey, tea spoon of lemon juice and half a glass of water. Mix well until it is of a consistent texture. Apply it on the face and leave it for 30 minutes. This method helps to open and cleanse the pores.