Quick & Effective Tips To Lighten Blemishes!

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After hours of cleansing, toning and buffing, you can bring that coveted glow to your skin, but try as you may, it does not lighten those pesky marks peppered across your skin. What you need is something more potent, which is precisely why we've curated these home remedies for blemishes!

The plus point about these herbal masks to lighten blemishes is they are 100% organic, include no toxic chemicals, work 99% of the time and cost a fraction of the prices of fancy spas.

Con - Unlike, chemically formulated products, Ayurvedic remedies to treat blemishes take a considerable amount of time, but it is worth the wait.

Before that, there are a few skin care rules you need to diligently follow every day to keep the nasty scars from recurring again!

As much as possible, stick to natural products. Use a mild cleanser that is suitable for your skin type. Never step out under direct sunlight, without applying a sunscreen.

Quit touching your face, munch on veggies and fruits to replenish your skin of vital nutrients. And, of course, the golden rule, drink ample amount of water!

Other than that, here are some natural ingredients to treat blemishes that work like a charm!

Orange Peel + Rose Water + Lemon Juice

High on antioxidants, vitamin C and citric acid, this mask works to lighten blemishes and brighten your skin!

Step 1:


Take half a teaspoon of orange peel powder, mix in with a few drops of lemon juice and a teaspoon of rose water. Mix it into a smooth paste.

Step 2:

rose water

Apply it on the affected area. Let it sit till dry and then rinse it off with plain water. Do this, twice a week to see a visible difference.

Potato Juice

High on bleaching properties, potato can bring about a visible difference.

Step 1:

potato peel

Peel, grate and extract the juice of 1 potato. Keep it in the refrigerator to chill for about 10 minutes.

Step 2:

potato juice

Using a cotton pad, apply it on the affected area. Wait for 10 minutes and then rinse it off with cold water.

Almond + Milk

High on lactic acid, vitamin E and antioxidants, this mask works to brighten your skin tone, removes dead skin cells and lightens marks.

Step 1:


Soak 5 to 7 almonds in half a cup of water overnight. In the morning, grind it into a fine paste.

Step 2:


Apply a thin coat evenly over your face and neck. Let it sit for 15 minutes, scrub and rinse with plain water.

If you have any more tips on how to lighten blemishes and remove dark spots from the skin naturally, do share with us in the comment section below!

Story first published: Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 18:00 [IST]
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