Pigmentation is now a burning problem. There are various reasons of pigmentation…over exposure to sun, pregnancy, undergoing some medical treatment or hormonal changes.
Some Words On Pigmentation
There are two types of pigmentation….Hyper-pigmentation (an increase in melanin) and Hypo-pigmentation (reduction in melanin production). There is a substance in our skin which is called melanin. The melanin provides protection on our skin. Due to the increase or decrease of melanin production, a change is created in skin color.
Some Home Remedies to follow to get rid of pigmentation
First if all Tulsi or Holy Basil is an ideal option to prevent any kind of skin problems. You can take 2-3 leaves of tulsi in the morning in empty stomach. It will help to cure pigmentation from the root.
You can also make paste of tulsi leaves and apply on the pigmented spots.
Almond is another thing that is most helpful to fight against pigmentation. Make a paste of almond, mix it with curd and apply on your face. Leave it for 10-15 minutes and wash it with water.
Papaya is rich in Vitamin A. and Lemon is rich in vitamin C and acts as natural bleaching agent. The mixture of two can make your skin spot free. Make a paste of papaya, mix it with lemon juice. Apply on your face once in a week. Leave it for 10-15 minutes and wash with water.
Potatoes contain enzymes that help to cure pigmentation. You can make raw potato juice or can grate the potato and apply on your affected areas.
You can also make a toner at home. Take one cup of water, give 6-7 tulsi leaves, 6-7 mint leaves and80 neem leaves… Boil them properly. Leave it to become cool then sieve the water. Pour it in a container and store the toner in freeze. Apply the toner every time after washing your face.
Avoid direct sun exposure. Apply a good quality of sun screen.
A good facial massage is also helpful to cure pigmentation.
These are the simple ways you can follow. Above all be patient. It takes some time to cure.