The age spots are common among the people that are in 45’s. They are also called as liver spots, sun lentigines, and sun spots. These appear as small, flat, black/brown spots on face especially. They are also seen on hands, neck, back, chest, shoulders. Though they are not harmful to the body, but give a bad appearance on it. They occur in any age group if they expose to sun more. The exact reason of spots cannot be known, but they may be due to sun, heredity, aging, stress, improper liver functioning, and vitamin deficiency. Here we are discussing the home remedies to control the age spots at home.
Home remedies for age spots
Onion and apple cider vinegar pack
Mix the juice of onion into the cider vinegar and make a fine solution. Apply this solution over the spots for 30 minutes and wash it off. Orange juice also used along with vinegar instead of onion for application. Onion paste alone can also be used for applying on to the spots. Practicing this continuously for 5-6 months give a better relief. Apple cider vinegar can be directly used to drink to avoid spots. Honey or lime juice can also add to it for more taste.
Lemon juice to get rid of age spots
Lemon juice is rich in Vitamin C which helps to act as a bleaching agent. This helps to remove age spots by applying it on age spots twice a day. This helps to treat and is administered for six to eight weeks. Thus, the age spots begin to disappear. The citrus acid and its antioxidant can rejuvenate the quality that makes these home remedy very effective. Apply freshly squeezed lemon juice directly on the affected area. Leave it for about 30 minutes and rinse it off with cold water. Repeat the process twice a day for about two months. This helps to have a sensitive skin that can dilute the lemon juice with water, rose water or honey.
Castor oil for age spots
Castor oil helps in healing properties which is effective to reduce brown spots. Castor oil is rich in Vitamin E oil, coconut oil, olive oil or almond oil that helps to remove brown spots. Apply castor oil by using a cotton ball in the affected area. Gently massage for a few minutes. Leave it for a few hours and rinse it off with water. Repeat it once in the morning and once at night that helps the brown spots to fade out and this makes your skin tone even. Sometimes, you can observe that it is rough in texture. On regular usage twice a day for few months improves the appearance and texture of the age spots.
Aloe vera to prevent age spots
Aloe vera gel is the best homemade tip used in case of rash. As it contains the Vitamin C, E & anti inflammatory properties apart from antibacterial & fungal properties. Apply its juice on the affected area. Aloe vera has natural healing properties that aids in skin rejuvenation. This is an excellent home remedy to get rid of brown spots that are caused by sun exposure. Rub some fresh aloe vera gel on the age spots and leave it for about 30 minutes. Rinse the area with cold water. Repeat the process twice a day monthly for better results.
Olive oil to remove liver spots
This is most preferably used in sports. The therapeutic property contained in it gives a relief from irritation. Take a spoonful of olive oil and apply it on the age spots. This helps to wash off with water and repeat it after half an hour. This gives a useful home remedy to erase age spots. Olive oil mixed with vinegar also used for applying on the spots and washed off after 30 minutes.
Papaya mask treatment for liver spots
Papaya is rich in enzyme called papain and helps to exfoliate your skin with the alpha hydroxyl acids. This can reduce the age spots, acne and scars. This also helps to get rid of blemishes and any other skin problems. Papaya gives a clear and brighter skin without any spots or wrinkles. Take some fresh papaya and grate it with 2 tablespoons of papaya. Apply it on age spots and gently rub it for a few minutes. Leave it for about 20 – 30 minutes. Rinse it off with lukewarm water.
Alternatively, papaya paste is prepared and applied onto the face. Allow it for 15 minutes and wash if off with a warm water. This gives acne/spots free skin. If skin becomes too dry, apply the moisturizer after cleansing the face.
Turmeric natural home remedy
As we know turmeric powder have an antiseptic properties can be used in many skin infections. Apply it thrice daily over the affected area gives a great relief.
Cucumber juice for best results
Cucumber juice can also be used in treating the freckles. Apply it onto the spots and allow it to dry. Practicing this 2 times in a day gives better results.
Radish to treat age spots on skin
As we know radish is rich in vitamin C, paste of radish is prepared and applied onto the freckles for 10 minutes. Practicing this daily gives better result. Add a cup of the milk to the powdered radish root and boil it. Allow it to cool and drain it. Apply this liquid to the spots for about 10 minutes and wash it off. Practice it for better results. You can use the lemon juice to make a paste of radish pulp and applied onto the spots.
Buttermilk & tomato for skin spots
The buttermilk and tomato juice mixture are applied onto the spots for a few minutes daily. Repeat about weeks gives the spots relief skin.
Watermelon juice to prevent liver spots
Watermelon is rich in antioxidant compounds and Vitamin C. This helps to improve the skin appearance of age spots. Rub a slice of watermelon over age spots. Gently massage and leave it until it dry. Rinse it off with water. This helps to remove age spots quickly. Try this natural home remedy for quick results.
Cumin seeds to get rid of liver spots
Wash the face with the boiled cumin seeds water. This water releases the essential oils needed for the face. This gives the spot relief, skin. Care is to be taken that boiled water is only used to wash than the cold water.
Garlic to get rid of black spots on skin
A paste of garlic is applied onto the spots and washed it off after 30 minutes. This gives relief from spots.
Yogurt mask for clear skin
Apply the milk, yogurt onto the spots after washing it clean. This yogurt cleans the pores directly and nourishes the skin. This gives the spot relief, skin.
Dandelion stem to cure skin infections
As we know that dandelion stem cures many skin infections. The stem paste is applied onto the spots and washed off after 10 minutes. This gives the spot relief, skin. Eating this stem is also helpful for spots.
Rose water, lime juice, radish, vinegar
A solution of rose water, lime, rosemary oil, radish, vinegar is made and applied onto the spots. This also enlightens the skin tone.
Rose water, saffron, & sandal wood pack
A pack of this made and applied onto the face. Allow it to dry and wash it off with warm water. This also en lights the skin glow.