Home Remedies For Hyperpigmentation
Treating hyperpigmentation using natural methods is one of the best ways to get rid of it as it is unlikely to have any side effects.
Following are some time-tested home remedies effective in removal of pigmentation:
1. Aloe Vera
Aloe vera is the best treatment for pigmentation on face as well as other darkened areas of body. You can either use the aloe vera gel available in market or directly apply from the plant.
Gently massage face and affected areas with aloe gel. Leave for about 30 minutes and then rinse off. Repeat twice a day for effective results.
Neem is known for its anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Eat fresh neem leaves on an empty stomach each morning. Yes, they are bitter and it will be a feat to eat them but they will purify your blood and will clear the infection leading to pigmentation from within. You can also make a paste of neem leaves and apply on affected areas.
3. Apple Cider Vinegar
Apparently Apple Cider Vinegar can help with everything skin or health related. Drink it or apply it, ACV removes the pollutants and free radicals to give you smooth and supple skin.
Mix 1 tbsp. of ACV with 2 tbsp. water and apply on affected areas. Rinse after 5 minutes. Repeat twice a day.
4. Lemon, Curd And Gram Flour Face Pack
Lemons are rich in Vitamin Cand antioxidants. They are known to be effective for skin lightening. Make a paste with gram flour, curd, lemon juice, and rosewater. The quantity you take should depend on your skin type.
For dry skin, use more curd and less of lemon. While for oily skin use more of lemon juice than curd. You can also add a pinch of turmeric for added benefits.
Apply the paste on a clean face and leave it for 15 minutes. Rinse off with cold water. Use daily to see visible reduction in hyperpigmentation.