5 Effective Homemade Face Packs To Treat Dark Spots September 12, 2016

As girls, we already have so many problems to deal with, such as deciding which dress to wear the next day, what hairstyle to wear, which shoe to pick, which accessories to wear etc! On top of that, if we have to fret about dark spots on our face, it becomes too troublesome. It saddens our heart and worries us deeply to see those annoying spots creep up on our face.

Dark spots, also known as hyper pigmentation, generally occur during one’s middle age. Skin traumas such as acne, pimples, blackheads etc may be one of the few causes of dark spots.

Now, you don’t have to run to the dermatologist every time you develop a new spot on your skin. You can easily treat dark spots at home by applying one of the following face packs. They are easy to make and hassle-free.

1. Lemon Face Pack:

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Eating citrus fruits such as lemons are wonderful for the body and overall health. But did you know that you could also make a face pack out of lemons and apply on your skin to get rid of dark spots? Well, for those of you who do not know how to make a lemon-based face pack, you will need-

  • Half an organic lemon
  • One tablespoon organic honey
  • Mixing bowl
  • Spoon.

Mix the honey and lemon well in the bowl using the spoon. Apply the paste all over your face evenly and leave for 10-15 minutes depending on the sensitivity of your skin. Then wash it off with lukewarm water and lastly, splash your face with cold water in order to close the pores. Gently pat your skin dry using a towel and then moisturize.

2. Sandalwood Face Pack:

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Sandalwood is known for its skin care properties. A fine paste made of sandalwood powder, lemon juice, glycerin and rose water will do the trick. Apply the paste all over your face and specifically on the dark spots. Leave on for a few minutes. After it dries, wash off with lukewarm water and then moisturize.

3. Onion and Garlic Face Pack:

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To get rid of dark spots, you should definitely give this paste a try. This is a superb mixture for dark spots! Grind the onion and garlic. Apply the paste on your dark spots and leave on for about 15 minutes. Then rinse till the smell wears off and use a moisturizer.

4. Milk and Honey Face Pack:

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Milk is known for its skin-lightening properties while honey is famous for its moisturizing properties. If you team these up, imagine the way it will heal your skin. Make a paste of milk and honey, and leave it for 15 minutes on your skin; then wash it off. If you use this paste on a periodical basis, you will not only get rid of those annoying dark spots but will also have clear, glowing and younger-looking skin. It will help you unleash the beautiful you!

Read: Simple Face Packs For Tanned Skin ]

5. Aloe Vera Face Pack:

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Aloe Vera is a plant that is filled with medicinal values and has a number of healing properties. It works wonders for the removal of dark spots. To use a paste of Aloe Vera for removing dark spots from the skin, you will need to use Aloe Vera extracts and rose water. Mix these thoroughly and apply the paste evenly on your face. Leave it on for 20 minutes. Before washing, massage for two to three minutes and then wash it off. This pack can also be used as a fairness pack!

Do try these and share your experience with us!

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