7 Natural Ways To Cure Pigmentation

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Everyone dreams of having a flawless skin. But, pigmentation, dark circles, uneven skin tone, scars and acne make the skin look dull and unattractive. Pigmentation can occur on any part of our body including face, neck, hands and legs. The root cause for pigmentation varies from person to person. It can be caused due to hormonal imbalance, too much melanin production, stress, exposure to UV rays, pregnancy and exposure to harsh chemicals. Pigmentation can be embarrassing and definitely needs proper care and attention!

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We often go for various treatments and stick to cosmetics which claim to vanish the pigmentation. Sadly, we don't get the expected results and end up losing money. That's when home remedies comes to the rescue. In this article, we at Boldsky will share with you some remedies for pigmentation. Read on to know more about it.

Avocado

Avocados are packed with fatty acids, vitamin C and oleic acid. These compounds in avocados effectively treat hyperpigmentation. Mash avocado to make a paste. Apply this paste on the pigmented area. Rinse after some time.

Potato

Potatoes work great in treating pigmentation and dark circles. The starch in it efficiently reduces pigmentation and even lightens the skin tone. Take a slice of potato, add few drops of rose water on its surface. Massage it on the pigmented area. Follow this procedure for a week to get rid of pigmentation.

Cocoa Butter

The antioxidant property of cocoa butter soothes and heals the skin. It prevents the skin pigmentation by hydrating it. Smear cocoa butter on the pigmented areas of the skin, massage it for few minutes and rinse.

Almond

Almond is rich in vitamin E. Vitamin E revives the skin and brings back its natural glow. Almond deeply nourishes the skin and reduces pigmentation. Soak few almonds overnight, grind it with milk the next morning. Apply it on skin and rinse after some time.

Papaya

The enzymes in papaya helps in regeneration of cells and fades pigmentation, if applied on skin regularly. Papaya exfoliates the skin thereby reducing the pigmentation. Apply paste of papaya on the affected area. Rinse your face after sometime. Follow this procedure for a week and you will be amazed with the results.

Cucumber And Lemon

The cooling property of cucumber and bleaching property of lemon, work wonders in treating pigmented skin. Grate cucumber and add few drops of lemon. Apply this mixture on skin and rinse after few minutes.

Vinegar

Vinegar has the ability to lighten the skin. It also makes the skin bright by clearing all the scars. Since vinegar is acidic in nature, it may damage your skin, if undiluted. Mix equal amount of water and vinegar and wash your face with this solution regularly to get rid of pigmentation.

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Story first published: Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 9:24 [IST]
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