Natural Way to Lighten Sun Spots on Facial Skin
Dark sun spots on your face go by many names, including age spots, liver spots and solar lentigines. According to the Mayo Clinic, these spots are harmless and don't require medical treatment, although you should always have a doctor look at any changes in your skin. As you use these natural remedies to lighten your sun spots, also apply sunscreen regularly and avoid direct exposure to sunlight. This will help prevent further spots from developing. The results of any home remedy will vary from person to person. Try each remedy for a month before switching.
Parsley and Lemon Juice
Chop up some parsley. Toss the parsley in a pot with water and boil for 15 minutes.
Strain the mixture. Add 5 tablespoons fresh lemon juice. Do not use bottled lemon juice.
Pour the mixture into a bottle. Apply the juice with a cotton ball to the dark spots on your face.
Rinse your face after 15 minutes. Repeat daily.
Cottage Cheese and Sour Cream
Mix 2 teaspoons cottage cheese and 1 teaspoon sour cream.
Add 12 drops of 3 percent hydrogen peroxide.
Wash your face before applying the mask. Rub the mixture on your face and leave it on for 30 minutes.
Rinse your face with water.
Vinegar and Lemon Juice
Mix one part vinegar, one part water, and one part lemon juice. Use fresh lemons to obtain the juice.
Apply the mixture to your face every morning and evening.
Allow it to set on your face for 15 minutes, then rinse with water.
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