Skin is the largest organ in the body and also one of the most visible organs, hence it predominantly becomes the most essential part of the organ. We all look forward to getting flawless skin that looks fresh, radiant, and acne-free. Pigmentation is very common, and especially in people who are growing. Age is an important factor in pigmentation. Hence, it is essential that with age, one should take pigmentation seriously.
Hyperpigmentation is a common skin disorder in which some areas of the skin become darker than others. Although the specific origin of hyperpigmentation cannot be determined, various variables such as hormonal imbalance, sun exposure, and poor skincare products may all play a role.
There are various home cures for pigmented skin that you can try
While many creams, gels, and serums on the market claim to minimize the appearance of black spots on the skin, nothing beats the power of natural ingredients. This cost-effective approach is not only simple to obtain, but it also has a lower risk of skin allergies than other goods. Here are some natural and efficient home methods for removing skin pigmentation:
Aloe Vera Gel:
Aloe vera gel is one of the most effective components for lightening scars, so it is no surprise that it Is also effective on pigmentation and dark spots. Aloe vera gel includes aloin, a depigmenting ingredient that helps to lighten dark spots. Apply pure aloe vera gel from a container or fresh from the plant overnight to the affected areas, then wash your face, as usual, the next morning. Repeat the technique until the spots/patches have faded in color or have reduced in size. This method can also be employed during the day.
Some commercially available skin- and scar-lightening lotions contain red onion (Allium cepa) extract as an ingredient. The dried peel of red onions, according to the study, can significantly brighten skin. For hyperpigmentation reduction, look for lotions containing Allium cepa extract.
Milk, buttermilk, and even sour milk have all been demonstrated to lighten and brighten the complexion. Lactic acid is the major component responsible for decreasing pigmentation in the products listed above.
Extract of green tea:
Green tea contains antioxidants such as catechins, which soothe the skin and effectively minimize the appearance of dark spots and fight against the early indications of aging. It removes toxins from the body and heals cells on the surface of the skin. Green tea leaves should be soaking in hot water for as long as the contents of the tea leaves permeate the liquid. Allow it to cool before applying it to the face with a cotton ball or spraying it on as needed.
Masoor dal (red lentils):
Face masks made from masoor dal (red lentils) are useful for treating hyperpigmentation and skin discoloration. Antioxidants abound in red lentils, which provide various skin advantages. This is one of the best natural face masks which comes along with nil side-effects at all.