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Home Remedies To Get Rid Of Freckles

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'Freckles' is a form of skin damage. They are generally flat, round and brown spots of different sizes that appear on the skin. These flat, tanned spots usually develop after the skin has been exposed to sunlight for long.

Freckles is common among people who have fair complexion. In some people, freckles arise due to hereditary issues and hormonal imbalances apart from sun exposure. They normally appear on the nose, arms, upper shoulders and cheeks. These freckles vary in colour.

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Although freckles are caused due to skin damage, they are harmless. There are various freckle removal surgeries and cosmetics available in the market. These surgeries do not guarantee that they can be removed completely.

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In this article, we are here to share some of the best effective home remedies that you can try at affordable cost. Read on to know more about these remedies.


Sesame Seeds

Take a tsp of sesame seeds and mix them with turmeric powder. Blend this mixture and apply it on your face. Wash it after 15 mins. It helps in the reduction of blemishes and freckles.



Onions have sulfur that helps eliminate the freckles without causing burning sensation. You can use red onion slices for freckle removal treatment at home. You can make a mix of onion juice and honey. Apply it on your face and rinse it with cold water. It helps remove freckles.


Oatmeal Mix

Make a thick paste of oatmeal and buttermilk. Spread this mixture evenly on your face and affected parts and scrub for a while. This helps reduce the freckles.



Cucumber is the best ingredient to get rid of blemishes and freckles. Extract cucumber juice and apply it on your skin. Repeat this method until blemishes become lighter and disappear.


Sour Cream

This is the best remedy for people with sensitive skin. Take a spoon of sour cream and apply it on your skin. Let it be on the skin for over 15 mins. Wash it with cold water and apply moisturiser.



Honey helps remove freckles easily. It acts as a good moisturiser as well. Make a mix of honey and wheat germ. Apply this paste and let it be there for 15 mins. Wash it with cold water. This is one of the best home remedies to get rid of freckles.



This is an excellent ingredient for your face pack and body scrub. Add lemon juice to your face pack and apply it on your face. Apart from using the lemon juice, you can try scrubbing the area where freckles are present with the lemon peel as it reacts faster. Make sure you dampen your face with chilled milk before you apply the lemon juice. It avoids irritation.

These are the few home remedies to get rid of freckles. If you have any then do share them with us in the comment section below.

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Story first published: Monday, November 2, 2015, 15:58 [IST]
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