Beauty Care

Home remedies to get rid of spectacle marks

On the regular basis, the individuals who use spectacles are likely to have small indentations wherein their skin is in contact with clips of spectacles. Some people try contact lenses in order to avoid such marks. It is better to understand the exact reason behind the spectacles marks rather than use lens and avoid it. Some people recommend surgery for removal of such marks, but their home remedies that will help in getting rid of spectacle marks, especially of that which you observe in the nose area. Spectacle marks can sometimes be embarrassing and make take off the glow from face. There are many cosmetics and surgery recommended for the marks to vanish but home remedies are recommended as they have very less side effects.

Here are few home remedies that will help you in getting rid of spectacle marks.


The potato has amazing bleaching properties that will help in lightening the hyperpigmentation of the marks of spectacles.

The simplest way is to cut a thin slice of potato in half and then apply pieces of it on the marks. Allow it to remain in place for at least half an hour and then rinse your face with cold water. You will observe that the marks have lightened to some extent.

Lemon juice

Lemon is a best bleaching agent that works for your skin. Take a fresh lemon and squeeze out the juice from fresh lemon and dilute its required amount of water. Apply this solution on the affected area on your face. Use a cotton swab to apply it. Leave it for 15 minutes and then wash it off. Repeat the process until you find the result once in a day.

Tomato and cucumber paste

Tomato comprise of over many acids like citric acid, oxalic acid, which help in removing the upper layer of dark skin. Cucumber has a soothing effect that will soothe the skin from the spectacular mark.

Take a small piece of cucumber along with few cut pieces of tomato and blend them and apply the paste on your nose. Try this twice a day for better result.

Rose water

Rose water acts as a skin tone and is advantageous. Take some rose water and rub it on the affected area with a soft cotton pad and dip them in rose water. Rinse away after a while. Use it as you would use a toner as part of a regular skin regimen. You can see the result in time that the dark marks vanish.


Strawberry comprise of acids like ellagic acid, which has antioxidant property and is an effective remedy in lightening up of skin. Even pomegranates are best for lightening of skin.

Make the juice out of strawberry and apply it directly to the scars and dark pigmentation, it will help in fading away of skin quickly. You can even use cherries or pomegranate for skin lightening. This is recommended as the best remedy in the treatment of skin related problems.

Orange peel

Orange peel is the best source to nourish and lighten the skin. Orange peel works well to remove spectacle marks and eye circles. Grind the orange peel and dry it off. Take required amount of orange peel powder and mix it with little amount of milk. Mix them well and apply this paste over the dark areas. Leave it for 15 minutes and then wash it off with water.

Honey and oats with milk

Honey has a package of amino acid while milk comprises of lactic acid and oats have the properties of cleansing and soothing. That is the reason the paste of all these three items will help in reduction of hyperpigmentation marks of spectacles.

Make a paste of all three and apply it on the affected area and massage it for almost about half an hour. Allow it to dry completely, then rinse it off with lukewarm water.

Vitamin E or almond oil

Vitamin E or almond oil works better for your skin. Take a small amount of almond oil and massage the darkened areas with this oil. Leave it for some time or it is better to use during nights. It is very effective and can lighten the hard spectacle marks on the nose. The almond oil contains high amounts of Vitamin E that is good to remove spectacle marks.


Aloe-vera comprise of two most important hormones auxin and gibberellins which is best in wound healing and may have anti-inflammatory property too. Aloe gel comprise of vitamin A, C and E which are best antioxidant.  It comprises of enzymes that helps in the reduction of inflammation.

Apply a thin layer of aloe vera gel to the influenced zone and allow it to dry before using spectacles. It would be best if you apply just before going to bed and then rinse it off next morning.

Apple cider vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is the best and mild acid that is recommended best for skin toner. It gives a clear and even skin surface which is an effective remedy for spectacle marks. Apple cider vinegar is one of the most important remedy for spectacle marks. It dries the skin and also reduce the pain and darkness of the skin. It has antiseptic as well as antibiotic properties that help in the recovery and healing process.

Mix equal amount of apple cider vinegar with warm water and then use it as a face wash. Rinse the face with that of lukewarm water. Apply this solution with fingertips on your nose and massage it for minutes. Rinse the face with cold water. It is best implemented remedy for getting rid of spectacle mark.

Olive oil and cocoa butter

Olive oil and cocoa butter are the best home remedies to get rid of spectacle marks. It is an excellent emollient and will smooth that can soften your skin. Take a pea sized amount of cocoa butter and add 2 drops of olive oil to it. Mix them well and apply it on your scars and on your nose. This helps to remove hyper pigmentation or black marks. It also effectively works for raising scars.

This home remedies are easily available at home and have no side effects at all, rather it will lighten the marks rapidly as compared to cosmetics and surgery. Try these home remedies and get rid of spectacle marks.