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Do you notice hyperpigmented areas on your skin that you can’t get rid of? Stop worrying about those dark spots and use remedies and treatment options served by Pigmentation Treatment.

Skin Pigmentation

Our skin has pigment-producing cells called melanocytes that produce a pigment called melanin. However, if melanocytes are damaged or unhealthy, they can cause an over or underproduction of melanin. As a result, it will cause hyperpigmentation or hypopigmentation of the skin.

Causes of Skin Pigmentation

Pigmentation can be due to a variety of causes. Some of these causes are as follow:

  • Sun exposure
  • Allergic reaction
  • Hormonal changes
  • Liver disorders
  • Addison disease
  • Congenital

Home Remedies for Skin Pigmentation

  • Raw potatoes
  • Lemon juice
  • Yogurt
  • Tomato
  • Onion
  • Sandalwood
  • Oatmeal
  • Aloe Vera
  • Papaya
  • Turmeric

Related: effects of pigmentation treatment on dark skin

Raw Potatoes

Raw potatoes contain an enzyme known as catecholase that helps in inhibiting melanin production. For this treatment, take clean raw potatoes, wash, and cut them into slices. Rub these slices on the pigmented area for at least 10 minutes. Then, wash it with lukewarm water and repeat 3-4 times a day.

Lemon Juice

Lemon juice contains citric acid and vitamin E that is an antioxidant. It inhibits melanin production as well as protects the skin from the UV rays of the sun.

Take lemon juice mixed with honey and apply on the pigmented skin for about 15 minutes and wash with lukewarm water.

Yogurt

Yogurt contains lactic acid that is an antioxidant protecting the skin from damages caused by harmful radiations. Take a tablespoon of yogurt and apply for 15 minutes, then wash with lukewarm water.

Tomato

Tomato helps in exfoliating your skin and protects it from the UV rays of the sun. Take tomato paste mixed with lemon juice and apply to the affected area for 10 minutes. Then, wash with lukewarm water.

Onion

Onion is also rich in vitamin C and an excellent antioxidant.

Take a slice and rub it for 10-15 minutes, then wash the area with warm water.

Sandalwood

Sandalwood is a blood purifier and helps reduce pigmentation by purifying the blood and skin.

Make a paste of sandalwood powder with rosewater and apply it to the area.

Oatmeal

Oatmeal helps in exfoliating the skin. It is an excellent scrubbing agent. Take oatmeal and mix it with milk to make a paste and apply to the skin.

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera has a protective effect and protects the skin from harmful UV rays of the sun.

Take aloe Vera serum and apply it to the hyperpigmented area.

Papaya

Papaya helps in the growth of healthy cells and the removal of dead and hyperpigmented cells.

Take a paste of papaya mixed with lemon juice and apply it to the hyperpigmented skin to see the results.

Turmeric

Turmeric is an ancient ingredient to keep skin healthy and fresh. People have been using turmeric for its vast benefits for the skin. 

Make turmeric paste with rosewater and apply to the hyperpigmented skin for 10-15 minutes to see the results.

Conclusion

Home remedies can be beneficial for treating the hyperpigmented areas on the skin. Although if these remedies don’t work, there are medical and surgical treatment options. You should always consult your dermatologist before using any method. Pigmentation treatment provides consultancy and professional assistance in helping you choose the suitable treatment to cure your skin and remove hyperpigmentation. We have a team of highly professional and skilled dermatologists and cosmetic surgeons that guide you to get perfectly healthy and glowing skin.