Special Masks to Remove Dark Spots

· August 15, 2015
Dark spots on our skin can be embarrassing blemishes and so we look at some special masks that can help to remove them

Dark spots can appear on your face for a number of reasons. For example, they may be caused by certain liver diseases. In this case, the illness should be treated first, and then the spots tend to go away.  On the other hand, dark spots can develop due to excess pigmentation, the consumption of pills, and not taking special care against the sun’s rays, etc. In these cases, we can use natural remedies and masks to remove dark spots.

We highly recommend seeing a dermatologist if you start to notice an increase in dark spots on your face, or if the ones you already have start to get darker or change in color. Through some tests, they can discover where these dark spots come from and create the proper treatment to eliminate them.

However, dark spots that aren’t connected with a liver condition, could simply be a pigmentation problem. The following homemade remedies can be a huge help for making them better or eliminating them forever.

Aloe Vera masks to remove dark spots

Aloe Vera is one of the most used plants in skin treatments. In the first of our masks to remove dark spots, we can clearly see how useful Aloe Vera can be helping to eliminate them. In addition to that, it will make your skin smooth, and hydrate and nourish it.

Gel of Aloe Vera plant

In order to make this mask, you should firstly simply mix a tablespoon of gel or aloe vera crystal with half a tablespoon of lemon juice. Then mix them well until they make a smooth paste together. Then apply this mixture to the affected part and leave it on twenty or thirty minutes. Lastly, rinse well with warm water.

See also: 6 Ways to Use Aloe Vera for Better Health

Oatmeal and lemon mask

Another very effective product for this type of problem is ground oatmeal. You can add lemon to this and it will be one of the most effective masks to remove dark spots from your face. Firstly, just take a tablespoon of oatmeal and add the juice from half a lemon. Then mix these ingredients well and apply the paste to the dark spots. Leave it on for twenty minutes and then wash with warm water. You can repeat this twice a week.

Cucumber mask

cucumber-3

Cucumbers have many benefits for your skin, nourishing, moisturizing, and clearing it. In another of our masks to remove dark spots, you need to firstly grate a cucumber with its skin on, then wash and dry your face well and apply the mixture to it. You can also add half a tablespoon of honey.

Leave this mask on your face for twenty minutes or more if you have the time. After this time, rinse with warm water, dry carefully, and apply a moisturizing cream. You can repeat this mask a few times a week and in no time at all you will see the results.

Other effective remedies to remove dark spots

Yogurt

Yogurt and milk cream have components that can help clear up dark spots. Just apply a little bit of one of these products and leave them on for half an hour every night for a few weeks. It’s a very simple and effective homemade remedy.

Carrots

Sliced carrots

Carrots have more nutrients for your skin than most other products. Moreover, one of its  most important benefits is that it can help remove dark spots. To make this natural remedy even more effective and beneficial, you can add some products that are highly recommended to give your skin a healthy look.

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Ingredients

  • A carrot
  • Half a tablespoon of olive or almond oil
  • 1 or 2 tablespoons of natural yogurt

Instructions

Firstly, add the carrot, half a tablespoon of oil, and the two tablespoons of natural yogurt to the blender. Then, blend all of the ingredients and apply to your face. Leave on for twenty or thirty minutes and, finally, rinse with warm water. Repeat this treatment a few times a week.

Don’t forget!

You have to keep in mind that all homemade treatments and masks to remove dark spots and clear up your skin require consistency. Don’t think that two or three applications will make the dark spots disappear. You have to be patient and wait for a few weeks to observe if there has been any change.

Another important thing to keep in mind is that homemade remedies that have lemon as one of their ingredients should only be applied at night. This is because when lemon comes into contact with the sun, it could worsen the condition of the dark spots.