Skin is a sensitive organ in our body and the one which is exposed to the outside environment most of the time. That is why, it is more prone to get allergy and other problems. While environmental factor is one, internal body function also affects our skin a lot. Any health problems like hormonal imbalance also get reflected on the skin. Freckle is one such skin problem that is caused due to either internal health problem or external exposure to sunlight or pollution.Freckles appear as flat-brown spots on the skin which are though harmless but make you look spotty and ugly. Here are some home remedies that are effective for curing freckles and help you to look beautiful. Try them to achieve a clear, smooth, radiant and flawless complexion forever.
Various Home Remedies For Freckles
Name a skin problem, where lemon juice does not help? Difficult right! Lemon juice is so versatile, that it is used to cure many skin problems. And when the problem is spotty, it never fails to work. Lemon juice acts as natural bleach that helps to remove the old and dead skin layer. While replacing the dead skin, it also effectively removes spots from the skin whether it is blemish, acne spot, hyperpigmentation or freckles. And you just need to squeeze fresh lemon juice and apply it on the skin. Let it work for few minutes and then wash with water.
Buttermilk has excellent nourishing properties that improve skin complexion. And when it is added with oat, its benefit is doubled on skin as oats helps to exfoliate the skin and removes dead cells. Prepare a paste with oatmeal by mixing a tablespoon of oatmeal with buttermilk and apply it on the skin. Leave it for 20 minutes and then wash with water. Repeat this treatment for a week until you notice a clear skin.
Red lentils are loaded with fiber and protein. For this reason, they are quite popular among vegan and vegetarians. But very few people know that lentils can be used to prepare a good face mask too. Use of lentils for making face mask has actually originated in India where lentil is a common food item. House wives make use of this kitchen item to brighten their complexion as they cannot afford to visit a spa or parlor. And believe me, it works like magic to remove blemishes and freckles. Sounds interesting! Isn’t it? Note the recipe and make your own lentil mask at home. Soak enough red lentils overnight with milk.
Next morning blend it to make a thick paste. Apply the paste on the skin. Let it dry and then remove the paste while dabbing the face with raw milk and giving a gently massage. Finally wash off with warm water.
Banana & Mint
Banana is a healthy food and surprisingly they even make an excellent face mask too. Preparing a banana mask along with mint is very easy. Follow the given recipe to make your own mask at home. Take one ripe banana, mash it and add 2 tablespoons of crushed mint leaves into it. Apply it on the affected skin and let it work of few minutes. Then wash off with water.
Besides making tasty crisps, wafers and other yummy dishes, potatoes is also a wonderful remedy for removing freckles. It is also easy and convenient to use them at home. Just cut thin slices of potato and soak it in buttermilk for some time. Now rub the slice on the affected area of the skin for 5 minutes. Then wash the face with tap water. Repeat this treatment for at least 3 times a day for better results.
This divine liquid is a blessing from God to human kind. Honey has numerous health benefits and it also work great for any skin problem. Being natural, it does not cause any allergic reaction on skin. So, let’s exploit it for removing freckles from the skin. You just need to mix it with little water. Heat the mixture and apply it on the face when it cools down. Let it sit on skin for 10 minutes and then wash off with warm water. Continue to use until all the freckles are vanished from the skin.
Never thought of that sesame seeds can be a good remedy for skin problem. Surprisingly, it is! And it works extremely well to minimize freckles from the skin. Just take 3 to 4 tablespoons of sesame seeds and grind it. Mix the powder with a pinch of turmeric powder and add water to make a paste. Apply the paste on the skin. Leave for 10 to 15 minutes and wash off with warm water. This mask never fails to remove freckles from the skin. Well, try it yourself and experience the improvement.
Vitamin E Oil
Sometimes deficiency of vitamin E may also cause freckles. Therefore, applying vitamin E oil tropically helps to reduce freckles from the skin. Best time to apply vitamin E oil is at night before going to bed when it will be entirely absorbed by the skin. Thus, directly apply vitamin E oil with your fingertips on the affected area. You can apply it alternate day for best result.
Vegetables & Fruit Mask
Raw fruits and vegetables are rich in antioxidants and minerals that targets to remove free radicals. Free radicals are harmful for skin and causes skin problems. Fruit and vegetable mask helps to reduce free radicals and ultimately freckles from the skin. Prepare strawberries, apricots, red current and cucumber mask by blending them in a food processor. Apply this mask every day on skin for positive result.
This vegetable is also an effective remedy for freckles. It is easy-to-apply and inexpensive remedy too. To use it on freckles, extract it juice and dab on the skin. Let it sit for 10 minutes and then wash with cold water. Alternatively, mix the juice with few drops of lemon juice and apply it in the same way. If possible apply this remedy on skin daily to confirm fast recovery.