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Home Remedies To Reduce Dark Spots

Dark spots are mainly caused due to overproduction of melanin in our skin. Though it is natural and not harmful to you or your skin in any way, removing dark spots by natural ways or by undergoing cosmetology is totally your decision. Other than recommending products that can help to lighten your dark spots, we bring you some DIY Masks that can help you achieve an overall healthier skin. Read on to find out what ingredients you can use from your kitchen and a few remedies to get rid of dark spots.

1. Mask 1- Star Ingredient: PAPAYA

-Blend together two tablespoons of honey and a half-cup of mashed papaya.

-Gently apply the mixture all over your face for 15-20 minutes.

-Wash it off and moisturize.

-Apply this face pack twice-thrice a month to notice visible changes.

2. Mask 2- Star Ingredient: TURMERIC

-Take one part turmeric to one part honey.

-You can add a few drops of lemon juice(if you do not have a sensitive skin type).

-Apply on your face for 15-20 minutes and wash it off.

-Apply this face pack twice a month to notice visible changes.

3. Mask 3- Star Ingredient: ALMOND OIL

-Take a tsp of Almond oil, half tsp of besan (gram flour) and a pinch of turmeric.

-Mix them, use circular motion upward while applying.

-Wash off when semi-dry.

-Almond oil is effective and renowned for its dark-spot reducing properties.

4. Mask 4- Star Ingredient: YOGHURT

-Can be applied as it is.


-Mix honey/lemon and yoghurt together and apply on your face for 15-20 minutes.

-Rinse off and moisturize.

-The Lactic Acid in yoghurt helps reduce dark spots and pigmentation.

5. Mask 5- Star Ingredient: TOMATO

-Can be applied as it is.


-Take juice of one tomato mixed with a pinch of turmeric and sandalwood powder to make a paste.

-Apply until it dries off and rinse.

-Apply it regularly to see visible differences and reduced dark spots.

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