10 DIY Face Mask To Get Rid Of Dark Spots
By: Pinki Fri, 18 Sept 2020 3:46 PM
Dark spots have become a reigning problem in most of our lives and it has become tough to get rid of them. They are not only deeply saddening, but they take a heavy toll and create a veil on our beautiful face. Whether it is due to stress or sun exposure or our unhealthy way of living life, dark spot removal is mandatory to maintain glowing skin. Visiting a dermatologist is time consuming and a big wastage of money. But, can nothing be done to get rid of this beauty hazard? Yes, something can always be done. In this article, I have listed down 10 valuable face packs to get rid of this embarrassing skin concern. You don’t have to follow all of them. As per your convenience, even if you incorporate 2- 3 of these remedies for dark spot removal, then I am sure you will be happy with the results. Keep reading to know about the solutions.
Almond Face Pack
Almond is very useful fruit for removal of black spots from the skin. This amazing nut has worked amazingly to reduce face discolorations and pigmentation problem. To make this, soak almonds overnight in a bowl. Now, the next morning take out the outer skin from almond with a knife and grind them to form a paste.
To make this paste thick, add a few drops of honey and sandalwood powder to it. Mix these ingredients well and apply them on the targeted areas. Keep this pack for some time before removing it off. Use this mask 2-3 times a week. This will help to get rid of dark spots problem entirely.
Curd and Oat Face Mask
This face mask is very easy to make and can be applied in a jiffy. Curd is known for skin lightening and moisturizing properties whereas oatmeal helps to remove dead cells and remove dark spots from your skin. To make this pack, you have to take curd and oatmeal and mix them to form a thick paste. Apply this pack on the skin and let it remain for 30 minutes. After washing off this mask with cold water, you will feel a gentle exfoliation treatment and a much visible luminosity in your skin tone.
Milk and Honey Face Pack
Milk is known for skin lightening and whitening properties and honey acts as a good skin nourisher. Applying a face pack made from the powerful combo of these two ingredients will help to remove dark spots completely and will also unveil clear, glowing and radiant skin. All you have to do is add a few drops of honey to a few table spoons of milk and apply this paste on the areas where you have dark spots. Keep this mixture for some time before washing it off. This pack if used on a regular basis will help to bring back the beautiful you.
Turmeric Face Pack
This is a very obvious face pack for you if you have been a victim of black spots. Turmeric has healing properties and also helps in skin lightening. It is a very effective face pack for dark spots, uneven skin tone and pigmentation problems. Making this face pack is very easy.
You have to mix a few table spoons of turmeric powder and add a few drops of lemon juice to it. Lemon acts as a natural bleaching agent and fights off dark spots effectively. Make a thick paste from this and apply it on your black spots. Keep this mask for 15-20 minutes before washing it off. Using this regularly will bring visible change to your skin conditions. Also keep in mind not to step out in the sun or use soap after using this pack.
Besan Face Pack
Each one of us at some point in our lives have used besan as a remedy for dark spots. This natural ingredient helps to thoroughly cleanse the skin and remove dark spots entirely. It removes dead cells and adds a beautiful glow to the face. To make this pack, add a few table spoons of besan and mix tomato pulp and aloe vera gel to it. The reason of adding these extra ingredients is because tomato is a good bleaching agent and helps in removal of dark spots. Aloevera gel provides a good nourishment and also helps in skin brightening naturally. After mixing these ingredients and forming a thick paste out of it, apply this pack on the face and keep it until it dries up properly. Then rinse it off with cold water. Incorporating this pack in your daily routine will not only help you to get rid of dark spots but will also bring a visible change to your skin complexion.
Papaya Face Mask
Papaya is a much used ingredient in anti-pigmentation creams and masks and works well to remove dark spots and blemishes. You can also prepare papaya mask at home and get rid of dark spots problem easily. The enzymes present in papaya lightens the dark spots and also stops them from growing further. It also helps to lighten the skin and make it brighter. To use papaya in a pack, mash it in a grinder and form a thick paste from it. Apply this pack on affected areas after using steam treatment and keep it for 15 minutes before washing it off. Regular usage of this mask will yield you amazing results in the long run.
Potato Face Mask
Potato, a very easily available ingredient in the kitchen works amazingly to remove dark spots. It is a potent source of the catecholase enzyme which stops pigmentation, blemishes and dark spots problem. Its natural bleaching agents lightens the dark spots and evens out skin tone. Using lemon juice as an ingredient along with papaya will fasten the skin lightening process because both have bleaching properties. You can use both raw or boiled potatoes for making this mask. Peel off and grate the potatoes and add a few drops of lemon juice to it and mix well. Apply this pack on the face and let it remain for a while. Wash it off well and use this pack thrice a week for visible results.
Orange and sandalwood Face Pack
Orange peel remove dead skin which helps to remove dark spots whereas sandalwood helps to lighten and brighten the skin. Using this in a face pack will remove pigmentation and blemishes and will add a healthy glow to your skin tone. Take a few tablespoons of sandalwood powder and add a few teaspoons of orange peel powder to it. Since sandalwood can dry out your skin, add some rose water to this mixture for hydration. Mix these ingredients well and form a paste. Apply this pack on the dark spot areas and keep it for some time. Then rinse off with water. This will not only enhance your complexion but will cause a visible reduction in sizes pf black spots.
Rice Flour Mask
An easily available kitchen ingredient which will cost you nothing but will work wonders for you in case you have dark spots. Rice flour is a rich source of antioxidants and helps to even out skin tone. Regular application of rice flour mask will lighten your black spots and inhibit them from occurring again. Take one tablespoon of rice flour and add a pinch of turmeric to it. Mix them with rosewater to form a paste and apply it on your face. Keep this pack for 20 minutes before rinsing off. You will be amazed with the instant results you get with this pack.
Saffron Face Pack
Saffron, a wonder herb known for fairness also works for dark spots. This is highly expensive but can help you in your battle against uneven skin tone and dark spots. Indeed, saffron milk has proved to be very beneficial for its skin lightening properties. Just soak a few strands of saffron in milk and use cotton pads to apply this pack on your face. Keep it overnight and wash off the next morning. Daily use of this will help you remove the toughest dark spots with absolute certainty