How to get rid of brown spots

Brown spots or age spots that appear not only on your face but also on other parts of your body are primarily due to an excessive exposure to the sun. You will observe these spots only on areas that are frequently exposed to the sun. The ultraviolet rays cause an increase in production of melanin that is present beneath the surface of the skin. It is melanin that gives your skin its color and an excess of it causes the skin to darken. These spots do not pose any harm but might not even be pleasant to look at.

There are a number of home remedies that you can try to get rid of these spots. However, you must be patient to achieve the desired results. Aloe Vera is great to treat these spots and you can apply them either directly or mix ¾ of aloe Vera to ¼ of natural vegetable glycerin and then apply on the face. You can put sour cream on your face and rinse it off with warm water after keeping it on for about fifteen minutes. Do this on a daily basis and you will begin to see the results by the end of the week. Remove some onion juice and mix it with vinegar in the ratio 1:2 and apply this mixture on the brown spots. Try applying oils that contain vitamin E on your face as it helps in reducing the spots and vitamin E acts as an antioxidant and helps in fighting free radicals. You can even apply castor oil on your spots as it further helps in improving the texture of your skin. lemon juice is a fantastic way of treating brown spots as it bleaches them and thus reduces the spots. Add a few teaspoons of onion juice to a cup of apple cider vinegar, apply this on the face and you will see the results in about six weeks time.

Before trying any of these remedies at home, make sure you wash your face and get rid of any make up that has been previously applied on your face. Along with these, it is essential to take precautions as they can go a long way in preventing the occurrence of age spots. You should avoid going out in the hot sun or incase if you have to go make sure you cover yourself well and apply a good sunscreen.

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