Saturday, 7 March 2015

10 Natural Beauty Tips to get Rid of Freckles

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Freckles are flat, round and unsightly brown spots of different sizes that appear on the skin areas that are often exposed to the Sun’s UV rays. They mostly appear on your upper body areas like nose, cheeks, forehead, hands, arms and upper shoulders. They may not be medically threatening to your health but may reduce your self confidence by lowering your skin beauty. Hyperpigmentation due to over exposure to sunlight, genetics or heredity and hormonal imbalance are some common causes behind freckles.
However, there are several natural home remedies to diminish the appearance of freckles. Let's have a look on some natural beauty tips to remove freckles.

Natural Beauty Tips to get Rid of Freckles

1. Butter Milk and Lemon Juice

Skin lightening properties of buttermilk are very helpful in getting rid of freckles. Citric acid in lemon juice is also very effective to fade away the freckles.  A combination of buttermilk and lemon juice has been shown excellent results in reducing the appearance of freckles. Take 1 tablespoon of buttermilk and mix with 1 teaspoon of lemon juice. Apply this mixture on freckle affected areas. Leave for 15-20 minutes and then wash off.

2. Lemon and Sugar

Lemon is a natural skin bleaching agent and considered very effective in getting rid of freckles or brown spots.  Take a fresh lemon and cut this into two halves.  Sprinkle one-half teaspoon of sugar on one half. Gently scrub your skin for about 5 minutes, leave for 10 minutes and then wash your skin with fresh water. Finally pat dry your skin a apply a good moisturizer to prevent skin dryness.

3. Lemon Juice and Honey

A combination of lemon juice and honey is also very beneficial in reducing the appearance of brown spots. Take 1 teaspoon of lemon juice and mix with equal amount of honey. Apply this mixture on brown spots and wash off after 20 minutes.

4. Potato

Potato is a mild skin bleaching agent but helps a lot in getting rid of brown spots or freckles.
Take a fresh potato slice and directly rub on your freckles for few minutes. Leave for 15-20 minutes and then wash off.

Alternatively, take 1 tablespoon of mashed potato pulp, 1 teaspoon of lemon juice, 1 teaspoon  of milk and 1/2 teaspoon of honey. Mix all the ingredients and apply on affected areas. Leave for 20 minutes and then rinse off.

5. Sour Milk or Sour Cream

Lactic acid present in sour milk or sour cream is also is also very beneficial in lightening your dark spots. Take some sour cream or sour milk and massage on affected areas for 5-10 minutes. Leave for 20 minutes and then wash off. For best results repeat this on a daily basis.

6. Papaya

Papain enzyme is papaya is very beneficial in reducing freckles by gentle skin exfoliation. Papain is also a tyrosinase inhibitor which inhibits the production of skin darkening pigment melanin which creates dark spots on your skin.
To reduce freckles, rub the internal part of ripe papaya on affected areas for few minutes and then wash off after 20 minutes.
Alternatively, take 1 tablespoon of raw papaya pulp and mix with 1 teaspoon of lemon juice. Apply this mixture to your freckles and wash off after 15-20 minutes followed by a good moisturizer.

7. Red Onion

Red Onions with high contents of sulfur contain excellent  skin exfoliative property and considered very effective in reducing the appearance of brown spots or freckles.
Take one thick slice of red onion and rub on the freckles twice daily. Continue this remedy until the freckles fade away.
Alternatively, take 1 tablespoon of red onion juice and mix with 1 teaspoon of vinegar. Apply this mixture on affected areas and wash off after 20 minutes. Repeat the same procedure on a daily basis until you get the desired results.

8.  Orange Peel and Lemon Juice

Take 1 tablespoon of dried orange peel powder and mix with 1/2 teaspoon orange essential oil and 1 teaspoon of lemon juice. Apply this mixture on affected areas and leave to dry. Remove the paste by scrubbing it off the skin and then wash the skin with fresh water. For best results repeat this 2-3 times a week.

9. Banana and Mint Leaves

Take one handful of mint leaves and crush them to get about 1 tablespoon of mint paste. Now mix it with 1 tablespoon of ripe banana pulp. Mix them well and apply this to your freckles. Leave for about 20 minutes and then wash off. Regular application will give a remarkable result within few days.

10. Tomato and Lemon juice

Take 1 tablespoon of fresh tomato pulp and mix with 1 teaspoon of lemon juice. Apply this mixture on your freckles affected skin and massage with help of your finger tips. Leave for 20 minutes and then wash off with fresh water. This simple home remedy is also very beneficial in getting rid of brown spots or freckles.

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