Saturday, January 17, 2009

How to Get Rid of Dark Spots Affordably and Quickly

The kitchen is rich with a lot of ingredients that you can use to concoct various home remedies for facial dark spots. There is no need for an expensive trip to your dermatologist if you knew which items in your kitchen can rid of age spots, black circles under the eyes, acne scars, freckles, and other such spots. Moreover, use of these home remedies helps avoid putting harsh chemicals on your face, which is one of the most sensitive parts of your body.

Citrus fruits
Citruses like oranges, lemons, and limes are rich in Vitamin C which is a natural bleaching agent. Of all citrus fruits, however, lemon is considered as one of the most effective home remedies for facial dark spots, especially for freckles and age spots. Simply apply some lemon juice directly on the spot, either with your hands or using a dab of cotton. The citric acid in the juice would work to bleach the spot and clarify your skin.

Various concoctions
Aside from using it as is, lemon juice may also be used as an ingredient for various home remedies for facial dark spots. You can add some lemon or lime juice in various vegetable and fruit masks such as cucumbers and apricots.
Parsley juice that is mixed with lemon, orange and red currant juices may also be applied with your favorite moisturizing cream. This mixture also has a lightening effect that works well with freckles and brown spots.

Milk and honey
Milk and honey also make for good natural remedies for treating dark facial spots. Like lemon, you can use these two as is or with other ingredients. For milk, you can use either sour milk or buttermilk which both contain lactic acid. This acid in milk has a gentle peeling effect which lightens skin without irritating it. Honey, on the other hand, as several skin renewing properties. It may be heated and applied alone or mixed with wheat germ for a more lightening effect.


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