5 Natural And Easy Ways To Treat Dark Spots

God has created us all perfectly. And even if we are not happy with the way we look, He has provided us with numerous natural remedies. Take a look at some natural remedies that you can try out if you suffer from hyperpigmentation.

Treat your hyper pigmentation spots naturally with these 5 amazing remedies

Be it acne scars, liver spots or aging-related discoloration, all kinds of hyper pigmentation not only appear unsightly, but is also a constant cause for psychological stress among the affected individuals. Hyper pigmentation can leave you with low self confidence and insecurities about your overall physical appearance.

According to the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology, hyperpigmentation can be defined as, “a common, usually harmless condition in which patches of skin become darker in color than the normal surrounding skin.” The AOCD further explains the condition as a result of when “an excess of melanin, the brown pigment that produces normal skin color, forms deposits in the skin.” Regardless of however harmless it may seem, hyper pigmentation is a highly distressing condition for the ones afflicted by it.

There are numerous external as well as internal factors including ageing, genetic disposition, acne scarring, skin picking, sun damage, prolonged exposure to pollution, malnutrition and so on that can cause hyper pigmentation. Although, there are tons of drugstore formulas available in the market nowadays for the treatment of hyper pigmentation, there are a few natural remedies that can not only cure your ugly dark spots but also eliminate the dangers of any side effects. Have a look.

Aloe Vera

This magical plant extract works wonders not only for skin burns but also for dark spots or hyperpigmentation. Aloe Vera contains an enzyme that helps reduce the visibility of dark spots and lighten pigmented skin. The pure sticky extract of the aloe plant consists of mucilaginous polysaccharides that eliminate dead skin cells and accelerate the process of cell repair and new tissue regeneration. You can peel off the skin from the Aloe Vera leaf and extract the gel like substance present on the inside. Apply the extract as a face mask and leave it overnight.


According to the Holistic Health Herbalist, “turmeric is a powerful anti-inflammatory”.  You can make a face mask with a few spoonfuls of the spice and apply on your skin once every week. The regime will reduce the appearance of dark spots and provide you visibility lighter skin with prolonged regular use.

Raw Potato

A rich source of Vitamin B and niacinamide, raw potato not only enhances tissue renewal but also lightens all kinds of pigmentation. Rub a slice of raw potato on the affected area for 10-15 minutes at least thrice every day and rinse with cold water. You can also moisten the potato slice with water to reduce its abrasiveness.


Did you ever imagine that anything as simple and plain as yogurt can work wonders for reducing hyper pigmentation and achieving youthful radiant skin? A rich source of lactic acid, yogurt gently exfoliates your skin, removing the dead cells and reduces the visibility of dark scars and spots. Apply plain yogurt directly onto the hyper pigmented skin and leave it on for at least 20 minutes for best results.

Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is a popular natural remedy that has proven to be highly effective in treating dark skin spots and achieve healthy glowing skin. Dab a cotton ball in apple cider vinegar and apply directly onto the affected area. Follow the regime for at least a month to treat your hyper pigmentation problems.

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