Increased production of melanin in the body leads to dark spots on the skin or hyper pigmentation. People with a darker skin tone are more exposed to this problem.

Dark spots on the skin can affect both sexes and people of all ages. It can destroy a person’s self-esteem and affects the way a person sees itself. Acne is a similar problem, but it can be resolved easier than dark spots. Dark spots are difficult to remove, and often require a combination of preventive measures and products to clear up.

The problem can be caused by excessive sunlight exposure, skin inflammation, hormonal imbalance, pregnancy, Addison’s disease, sleep deprivation and stress.

Thankfully, we have a few homemade solutions that will remove the dark spots on your face in only 15 minutes! Watch the video below for detailer instructions:

Here are some home remedies you must try:

  1. Mix 4 teaspoons of buttermilk and 2 teaspoons of fresh tomato juice and apply the mixture on your face. Leave it to work for 15 minutes, then wash it off with water.
  1. Grind half a cup of rolled oats, then add some lemon juice and make a paste. Apply the paste on your face and let it stay for a while before removing it with a cloth soaked in warm water. Do the process at least once a week for best results.
  1. Almonds are great for skin care, and they also work great against dark spots. Soak 8-10 almonds in water overnight, then peel the skin and grind them in the morning. Add 1 teaspoon of sandalwood powder and a teaspoon of honey and make a paste of the ingredients. Apply it on your face and leave it on for half an hour before washing it off.

To reduce the appearance of dark spots on your skin, you can also use lemon, Aloe Vera, vitamin E oil, papaya pulp and buttermilk.

Lemon juice contains antioxidants, vitamin and minerals that can fight skin blemishes and lighten the skin. It can also act anti-inflammatory and antibacterial and is considered as the best homemade remedy for treating dark spots on the face.

Buttermilk is a gentle natural product that can remove acne scars, pimple marks and even out your skin tone. It contains lactic acid, a substance that can improve the quality of your skin. As a replacement, you can use natural milk or yogurt.

Aloe Vera has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties which are effective for removal of dark spots on your face. It contains numerous essential ingredients which are beneficial for your skin. You can apply some Aloe Vera gel on your face and see the results for yourself.

Papaya contains minerals and enzymes that work great for removing dark spots on your face. Find a ripe papaya and apply it directly on your skin, then leave it to work for 20 minutes before washing it off with water.