Dark spots are formed due to excessive melanin secretion by cells over a small part of skin. Mainly these occur due to over-exposure of skin to sun, but other factors like aging, poor nutrition, unhealthy lifestyle and intake of harmful things like alcohol can also cause these spots. Health conditions which deplete flow of blood within skin are also causes of dark spots or age spots on skin. Here are few very useful homemade face packs for dark spots which can provide even tone to the skin and also improve its shade to promote skin brightening.
Lemon is good agent to safely exfoliate skin, by removing upper layer of skin it brings out fresh skin layer which contains natural tone of skin. Add one tablespoon of lemon juice to one tablespoon of honey and a teaspoon of turmeric. Apply this paste over face layer after layer. Leave for 20 minutes and wash off later. Repeat few times in a week it will not only remove dark spots but will also prevent skin conditions and improve sheen of skin.
Buttermilk contains lactic acid which also removes upper layer of dead skin and provides even tone to the skin. Take one or two tomatoes and blend these in a blender, collect their juice and pulp and mix two parts of buttermilk with one part of tomato juice and pulp to form a mixture. Apply this mixture over face layer after layer and form circular motions over dark spots. Apply entire mixture and leave for 20 minutes. Wash off later and repeat few times in a week to gain glowing skin with even tone. This is one of the popular homemade face packs for dark spots.
Oats also provide one of the useful homemade face packs for dark spots. Take two tablespoons of oatmeal powder or coarsely grounded oats, add one or two tablespoon of lemon juice to form a thick paste. Apply this paste over face and form circular motions over dark spots to massage the area. Leave the paste for 20-30 minutes and wash off. Repeat few times in a week till you see off the problem.
Soak 8-10 almonds in water and leave them overnight. In the morning peel them off and grind to form a paste. Add one teaspoon of sandalwood powder and half teaspoon of honey to form a paste. Apply this paste over face evenly covering all parts of skin and leave for few minutes. When this paste is still wet form circular motions over the areas containing dark spots. Wash off after 15 minutes and repeat regularly few times in a week. It is one of the trusted homemade face packs for dark spots.
Sandalwood face pack is another very effective way to gain even tone and remove dark spots, and also for shinier and suppler skin. Mix equal quantities of sandalwood powder, glycerine and rose water to get a paste in sufficient amount. Add some milk or honey to the paste and apply over face forming a thick layer. Leave the paste for 30 minutes and wash off, repeat few times in a week it is one of the oldest homemade face packs for dark spots and to keep skin younger and fresh.
Take a medium-sized potato and peel it off, cut two slices and grate remaining potato to form a paste. Add a tablespoon of honey and mix them well. Take slices of potato and first rub over the areas containing dark spots, let the juice dry out on skin and without washing your face apply the potato honey paste like a mask all over the face. Leave the paste for 20 minutes and wash off, repeat few times ina week it is wonderful homemade face pack for dark spots.
Take multani mitti about two tablespoons and add rose water to form a thick paste. Add some lemon juice and mix all the ingredients well. Apply this paste like mask and leave for 20 minutes. Multani mitti will absorb excessive oil and lemon will exfoliate skin to provide even tone and suppleness.
Take four teaspoons of milk and add few strands of saffron, let the mixture sit for a while and stir to allow saffron to lose its content in the milk. Apply this mixture with cotton ball and wash after 20-30 minutes. Repeat few times in a week. It is one of the best homemade face packs for dark spots.
Take two or three strawberries and mash their pulp, collect one tablespoon of strawberry pulp and add two teaspoons each of yogurt and honey. Massage the affected part forming circular motions and spread this paste over entire skin. Wash off after 20 minutes and repeat few times in a week till you gain even tone of skin.
Add lemon juice and glycerine in equal parts and add few drops of rose water. Massage the dark spots with fingers first and later cover entire face with the mixture forming a mask. Leave it for 30 minutes and wash off. This too is simple but effective homemade face pack for dark spots.