The yellowish brown spots seen on the back of hands, neck and face of people above 40 years of age are called age spots. They are harmless, but are not liked as they can reveal person’s age. They are mainly caused due to sun rays by having skin exposed to sun from many years. They take years to form so do not eliminate so easily. So natural remedies for the same-
Apple Cider Vinegar:
- Blend an onion and use the cheese cloth to extract the juice.
- Take apple cider vinegar and onion juice in equal proportion and mix them.
- Now, with a help of cotton piece apply this mixture directly on age spots for 30 minutes for at least 6 weeks.
- Gradual improvement will be seen as these spots will start fading up.
Aloe Vera: It can be used in form of juice and gel. It is a healing agent for skin burns, so also help in reducing age spots. Simply rub the gel on the spots for 45 minutes and see the improvements within a month.
Lemon Juice: The acid of lemon juice is found quite effective in reducing these visual spots. Just apply the juice on them for 30 minutes or apply it overnight and notice the changes in 2 months.
Warning: Before going out in sun let the lemon juice dry.
Castor Oil: Simply rub the castor oil onto affected skin twice a day. This would help in fading the spots within a month.
Buttermilk: Applying buttermilk on spots for 15 minutes and consuming one glass a day is most effective method for reducing the age spots as it is cooling agent for the body and refreshes the skin.