10 Effective Home Remedies For Pigmentation

Actually, beauty is all about being comfortable in one’s own skin. Pigmentation, dark spots, freckles, and an uneven skin tone are a few problems we all face. But then, there are a number of remedies that can solve our problem. Home remedies are a dime a dozen when it comes to pigmentation.


Here are Ten home remedies for pigmentation:

lemon juice for Pigmentation


1. Lemon To The Rescue

When it comes to dark spots, lemon is the first element you should use. It contains citric acid which makes it a natural bleaching agent.


Working Procedure:

  • Squeeze fresh lemon, dip a cotton ball in it, apply directly on the dark spots.
  • Leave it on for 15-20 minutes.
  • Wash it off with cold water.

You can repeat this procedure twice a day. If the lemon juice proves to be harsh on your skin, you can even mix it with honey and then apply it.


2. Apple Cider Vinegar Is A Charm

Apple cider vinegar is one of the best home remedies for hyperpigmentation and also for skin lightening too.

Working Procedure:

  • Mix an equal amount of water and apple cider vinegar.
  • Apply this mixture to the affected areas of your face and leave it on for at least two minutes.
  • Rinse it off with lukewarm water.
  • Alternatively, add two teaspoons of apple cider vinegar to half a glass of warm water.
  • Then mix in one teaspoon of honey. Drink this solution twice a day, morning and night, for a couple of weeks until you notice an improvement.


3. Aloe Vera Never Fails

Aloe Vera contains mucilaginous polysaccharides which cause the older skin to slough off, leaving clearer looking and rejuvenated skin behind.

Working Procedure:

  • Apply some fresh aloe vera gel on the pigmented skin and leave it on overnight.
  • Rinse it off in the morning. Do it daily for a few weeks to get good results.
  • Otherwise, combine two tablespoons of aloe vera gel and one-half tablespoon of raw honey.
  • Mix well and let it settle for 15 minutes.
  • Apply the mixture to the pigmentation and let it dry.
  • After 20 minutes, rinse it off with lukewarm water. Follow this remedy once daily for at least two weeks.

potatoes For Pigmentation

4. Raw Potatoes For Lightening The Spots

Potatoes contain an enzyme called catecholase that has the ability to lighten the skin tone. They are said to work very well in pigmented areas, dark spots, and blemishes.

Working Procedure:

  • Take a fresh potato and cut it in a half and add a few drops of water on the exposed side.
  • Rub it well on the affected areas of your skin.
  • Wash off with cold water after 10 minutes.

5. Almond Oil As A Moisturizer

Almond oil contains vitamin A, vitamin E, vitamin B, and fatty acids. The fatty acids lie in almond oil helps clean your pores. The vitamins in it moisturize the skin, clean and tighten pores, exfoliate dead skin, and help regenerate new skin.

Working Procedure:

  • Massage almond oil onto your skin before going to bed.
  • Wash it off the next day.

Follow this procedure for two weeks at least and you will find a visible result.

6. Papaya For Exfoliation

Papaya contains the enzyme papain that has wonderful exfoliating properties. This enzyme breaks down the dead skin cells and encourages new cell growth.

Working Procedure:

  • Take 2 tablespoons of papaya pulp in a bowl and add 1 tablespoon of honey and 1 tablespoon of milk to it.
  • Mix well to get a smooth paste.
  • Apply this paste to the affected areas of your skin, and leave it on for 30 minutes.
  • Rinse with lukewarm water.

7. Orange peel For Spot Removal

Generally, when we consume an orange, we threw away the peel. But next time if you eat an orange, keep the peel. The peel is very rich in citric acid which has bleaching properties. It will help you get rid of dark spots on the skin.

Working Procedure:

  • Squeeze the peel to extract the juice.
  • Mix a tablespoon of this juice with a tablespoon of milk and a tablespoon of honey and apply the mixture on your face.
  • Leave it on for about 20 minutes.
  • Rinse it off with cold water.


8. Cucumber For Freckles

Cucumber is known to revive the skin and to treat freckles and blemishes.

Working Procedure:

  • Take 1 tablespoon of cucumber juice, 1 tablespoon of honey and 1 tablespoon of lemon juice all in a bowl and mix well.
  • Apply this mixture on the affected areas of your skin.
  • Leave it on for about 10 minutes, before washing off with water.


9. Sandalwood For Pigmentation

Sandalwood for pigmentation

Sandalwood works as a blood purifier. It is an effective remedy for hyperpigmentation.

Working Procedure:

  • Mix 2tablespoons of sandalwood powder with 2 tablespoons of rose water thoroughly till you get a thick and smooth paste.
  • Apply the paste to the affected areas of your skin.
  • Let it sit for around 30 minutes.
  • Rinse it off with lukewarm water.


10. Avocados, An Ideal Remedy

Avocados contain vitamin C and oleic acid which makes it an ideal remedy for skin pigmentation.

Working Procedure:

  • Mash the avocado and make a smooth paste.
  • Apply the paste to your skin and let it stay for about 30 minutes.
  • Rinse it off with lukewarm water.

Follow these procedures and get rid of pigmentation. Make yourself beautiful again because you have all the rights to look beautiful.


My name is Halena Martin and I am a former dermatologist. My time, as a dermatologist helped me gained a significant experience and I've decided to share my knowledge with the rest of the people, through this website. I am always open to new suggestions and I answer to all the comments.

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