A lot has been said about flawless skin. People make it a big deal without really doing anything about it. The truth is it is not really difficult to have perfect skin. You just need to be a little persistent in taking care of your skin.
Pigmentation in general means colouring. Skin pigmentation can be of two types – hyper pigmentation and hypo pigmentation. Common causes of pigmentation include poor nutrition, sun bathing, illness and so on.
Common symptoms of pigmentation include dark and light patches on the skin and discolouring of the skin. You can use various home remedies to deal with the problem of pigmentation.
Home Remedies for Pigmentation
Aloe Vera for Skin Pigmentation
Aloe vera gel promotes regeneration of new skin cells by sloughing off the dead cells. This gives you new lighter and spotless skin. This exfoliating effect of aloe vera gel is due to the presence of mucilaginous polysaccharides in aloe gel. Aloe vera gel is also a great moisturizing and cleansing agent and thus makes your skin glow with natural radiance
You can get organic aloe vera gel or take out the fresh gel from an aloe vera leaf.Add aloe gel, kelp and honey and mix well.Apply this mixture to your face or pigmentation affected body part.Leave for 15-20 minutes.Wash off with lukewarm water.Repeat thrice a week.
Avocado for Skin Pigmentation
Avocado can also be used to cure skin pigmentation. You can prepare a paste by mashing a raw avocado and apply this paste on the affected area to reduce pigmentation. Avocado juice can also be directly applied as an alternative.
Almonds for Skin Pigmentation
A paste prepared by using soaked almonds and milk can be applied on the affected area to cure skin pigmentation. It is important to keep the paste applied for a period of 15 – 20 minutes to deal with the problem of darker pigmentation.You can also use a face mask prepared by mixing almond powder, honey and lemon to treat skin pigmentation. Face mask should be removed with warm water after 20 – 25 minutes.
Papaya for Skin Pigmentatio
You can rub papaya juice extracted from a grated papaya on the affected area to treat the problem of skin pigmentation. It is important to use this remedy for 6 – 7 weeks for obtaining highly effective results.
Cocoa Butter for Skin Pigmentation
You can massage the affected part of your body 2 to 3 times on a daily basis with cocoa butter to reduce skin pigmentation. It is interesting to note that this remedy also helps in controlling the problem of pigmentation.
Lemon Juicefor Skin Pigmentation
Lemon juice is widely used in the treatment of skin pigmentation. You can mix lemon juice with turmeric powder and apply this mixture on the affected area to cure skin pigmentation.Lemon juice can also be mixed with tomato juice. Regular application of this mixture for a period of 15 – 20 minutes can provide effective results.
Basil Leaves for Skin Pigmentation
A paste created with use of basil leaves and water can be directly applied on the affected area to deal with the problem of skin pigmentation.
Grate the skin of an orange and make a paste / gel with few teaspoons of milk. Leave it on for half an hour and then massage gently and wash it off with warm water. Exfoliate your face at least 3 to 4 times a week with this paste.Exfoliationencourages cell renewal and removes the dark blotches.