Home remedies for brown spots on body

Brown spots on the skin are caused by the hyperpigmentation of skin in a particular area. To understand the various methods to treat brown spots on the skin, it is first important to understand the root cause of the problem.

Our skin contains the pigment melanin which is responsible for skin color. A person who has a darker skin tone will have more melanin in his/her skin as compared to an individual with a fairer skin tone. Under certain circumstances, there may be a concentration of melanin in a particular area which will cause the affected portion to become darker in color. This is called hyperpigmentation and is generally the result of trauma to a certain part of the skin as in the case of pimples and acne. It is therefore quite obvious that the simplest way to prevent brown spots on the skin would be to avoid injury to the skin. This would mean that if you suffer from brown spots because of acne, you will need to treat your acne in order to permanently get rid of this problem. Aside from acne there are several other possible causes for brown spots on the skin and the best way to treat these spots is to use remedies to eliminate the root cause as well as get rid of the existing spots. Brown spots on the skin may appear as brown age spots or skin fungus brown spots, and the best way to find out what causes the brown spots on your skin is to visit a dermatologist.

Brown spots on the skin after sunburn or from sun tanning often affects children and appears as small spots on the legs. In order to treat brown spots on the skin that have been caused by overexposure to sunlight, you can use a homemade overnight cream to aid in the healing process.

You can make a rejuvenating skin cream for brown spots and blemishes using olive oil, lemon essential oil, and a small quantity of water –preferably warm. Pour about half a teaspoon of olive oil, one teaspoon of water, and a drop of lemon essential oil into a small bottle and shake it vigorously. This will allow the oils and the water to combine to form a milky emulsion which you can then apply to your face, neck, and arms. Olive oil contains healthy fatty acids which help to keep the skin healthy and aid the healing process and lemon essential oil has mild bleaching properties which will help to get rid of the brown skin spots. Use this mixture at least twice a week as it would also help to get rid of scars and blemishes as well as keep your skin healthy.

Brown spots on the face, hands, or legs can ruin an otherwise flawless and even skin tone and treating them as soon as they appear will help to get rid of them quickly. Dark spots on the body can be of various types and may appear as small and almost invisible brown spots on the lips or as prominent brown spots all over body. In severe cases, brown spots on the skin causes social embarrassment and can even lead to an individual shunning company and staying home as often as possible. In such cases, brown spots have a negative impact on a person’s physical appearance as well their emotional well-being. Brown circles on the skin are different from brown spots on the body and are generally caused by a fungal infection such as ringworm. Since the root cause for each of these skin conditions is different, brown age spots removal is very different from the treatments for brown spots on the skin caused by a fungal infection. Most home remedies for age spots will have little or no effect on brown skin spots that are caused by a fungal infection and so a definite diagnosis is absolutely essential.

In order to treat these spots, you will need to follow a regular skin care regimen. Make sure that the products you use are gentle on your skin as harsh cosmetic products could aggravate the problem. Sunlight causes hyperpigmented portions of skin to darken considerably and so it is necessary to use a sunscreen lotion whenever you go outdoors. In order for a sunscreen lotion to be effective, it needs to be absorbed by your skin and so you will need to apply the lotion at least 20 to 30 minutes before you go outdoors. If you suffer from brown spots on your skin, you can use a lip balm with an SPF as this will help to protect your lips and prevent discoloration. The skin on your face is thinner and more delicate than the skin on your arms and legs and so you should wear a sun hat if you know that you are going to be outdoors for a prolonged period. You can also wear shirts with long sleeves to help protect your arms. When you are at the pool, remember to use a waterproof sunscreen lotion instead of your usual one. Reapply the lotion as per the instructions on the bottle.

Make sure that you moisturize your skin well after you get back from the day at the beach as this will help to repair any skin damage that you may have experienced. In most cases, minor skin damage caused by overexposure to sunlight can go unnoticed and so it would be advisable to pamper your skin even if you feel that your skin has not been damaged.

You can make a nourishing skin pack out of a large piece of avocado, a few small pieces of carrot, and a small piece of cucumber. Puree these ingredients and then apply the pulp to your face and allow it to dry completely before rinsing it off. Avocado is a fruit that is rich in both vitamins and oils that promote good skin health, while carrot and cucumber help to provide additional vitamins and minerals. If you feel that your skin is a little dry or rough, you can puree a small piece of banana along with a small amount of full-fat milk, and a few grapes. Bananas and milk are rich in several skin healthy vitamins and will help to repair skin damage while grapes are rich in antioxidants which will help to protect your skin and also help to prevent brown age spots.

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The first thing you need to do is get yourself examined by your regular family physician. If there is something serious or questionable about the spots on your skin, then you will be further recommended to go to a skin doctor, commonly known as a dermatologist. Unless you know why these spots are occurring, there is no way you can find a successful cure for them. Since you have not mentioned your age, it is important for you to know that after the age of about 50 to 60 years, brown dots and spots occurring on the skin is a fairly common phenomenon. These are more commonly known as liver spots or age spots. Considered to be a sign of age, these are in no way connected to the liver, although this was a common belief a few years ago. They will be more prominent on the areas that are directly exposed to sunlight for long periods of time. Keep in mind that these are fairly harmless in nature and about the gravest problem they can cause is obstructing the visual possibility of diagnosis of skin cancer. Otherwise, they can be left alone or even removed with the help of non invasive surgery, such as laser surgery.

If you do not have the age factored in for this reason, then it is possible that you have freckles all over the body. This is also not an uncommon phenomenon. People who have extremely light colored and very sensitive skin can actually suffer from this particular problem. One of the best and most effective ways to deal with freckles is to protect your skin from the direct rays of the sun from sunup to sundown. Make sure you plaster your skin with sun screen lotion for at least about five to seven times a day. This will help in acting as a preventive measure. You can also use natural bleaching agents to get rid of freckles. This would include making and applying a paste of tomato and freshly squeezed lime juice to the parts of your skin that have become freckled. This can be left on for about 20 minutes, twice daily for effective results. Sometimes, people who shave their body regularly can also develop this kind of skin problem. Take more care after shaving, and make it a point to avoid alcohol based after shaves or lotions. Creams are preferable to lotions and are more effective in preventing these problems.

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Brown spots can be caused due to several reasons and are of various types. These brown spots could be a result of; seborrhea Keratosis, freckles or ephelids, melasma, moles and lentigo or lentigines, age spots, liver spots or sun spots. To know what is causing the brown spots is important because some of these disorders are not of a cosmetic nature and can be dangerous if left untreated. Therefore it is advisable to consult a dermatologist or a doctor before beginning any kind of self treatment. However, more often than not these brown spots are a result of freckles. These freckles are caused due to exposure to the sun and most commonly occur on people who have light skin, but in certain cases can be seen on dark skinned people as well. Medically it is termed as ephilis. They are caused due to the skin color pigment accumulating in the cells of the skin. This pigment is produced by melanocytes and is known as melanin. Therefore when the melanin starts to gather together in particular area of the skin it starts to form brown spots. The production of melanin increases when a person is exposed to the sun and is hence the appearance of brown spots is more common in the summer months and then eventually start to fade off in the in the winter after replacement by new cells..

The best way to get rid of brown spots is to make sure to put on a good sunscreen lotion on the areas that are most exposed to the sun. Make sure to this everyday as it will be effective only after a certain period of time. Another form of treatment you can try is the use of anti- aging or wrinkle creams. Some of these creams contain an ingredient known hydroquinone and antioxidants like retinol, vitamin c and azeliac acid. There are also more comprehensive ways of going about removing brown spots. These techniques include the use if a chemical peel or pigment laser target therapy.

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