Regardless of if you’re in your twenties or your fifties, you may begin to notice age spots on the areas of your skin which get a lot of sun exposure. Particularly on your face, hands and forearms. However, the great news is that if you don’t like the like the look of your age spots, there are a wide variety of effective home remedies which you can use to lighten or remove your age spots.
House Remedies Age Spots:
It’s well worth growing lemons in your garden as lemon juice is packed full of citric acid and vitamin c. Both of which have the ability to safely and naturally lighten your skin. The best time to apply a few drops of freshly squeezed lemon juice to your age spots is at night. As you won’t have to worry about having to wash your lemon juice off and your lemon juice will be able to work on lightening and brightening your skin as your sleep. Just be sure to perform a patch test on your skin before applying lemon juice to numerous areas, to ensure that your skin isn’t allergic to lemon juice.
Home made face masks:
Contrary to popular belief you don’t have to purchase expensive store brought face masks to lighten your age spots. As you only require a couple of common ingredients in order to create your own home made face masks. As an example, you may want to use a mixture of oat meal, honey and milk to create a home made face mask, which you can leave on your face for 15-20 minutes. As all three ingredients are effective at lightening skin.
Apple cider vinegar:
Another product which can effectively lighten age spots is apple cider vinegar. As apple cider vinegar is potent it’s a great idea to apply a few drops to a cotton bud which you can then dab directly onto your age spots. Be warned that your age spots may darken for a few days, before your old skin flakes off to reveal lighter skin. If you have particularly sensitive skin, it’s a great idea to mix a bit of apple cider vinegar with water in order to quickly dilute your apple cider vinegar.
If you’re not put off by the smell of onions you may want to try cutting onion slices twice a day and rubbing them directly onto your age spots. As onion juice also contains properties which you can trust to safely lighten your age spots.Alternatively, you may want to mix onions and honey to create an even stronger balm for your skin. 15 minutes after applying onion to your skin, make sure to rinse your skin thoroughly.
Fresh aloe vera:
It’s well worth purchasing an aloe vera plant as you can apply fresh aloe vera sap to your skin to combat age spots as well as to heal sun burns.
So if your confidence has decreased as a result of new age spots, there’s no need to start panicking as there are a wide variety of effective ways to banish your age spots from the comfort of your own home.