Age Spots And Home Remedies

Age spots are horrible, particularly on the face. While they are not usually risky, it is at least a beauty issue that can harmfully affect your confidence. But these might be frequent on other parts as well like the hands, shoulders and arms. To remove age spots you must first be familiar with this disease; its causes and treatments. Subsequently, you need to consider the most effective treatment. The choice of treatment will depend on the amount of cash you have in your budget.

Age spots are as a result of over-exposure to the sun. They occur in people over the age of 40. Over time, the soft skin ages and becomes harder because of the over-exposure to the sun. The sun damages the melanocyte cells found in the bottom layer of the skin’s epidermis. Melanocyte cells fabricate melanin which helps to guard against the sun’s ultra violet rays.

This disease is not cancerous and so no cure is required. As with everything else, you must visit your doctor for a screening should anything becomes suspicious about your age spots.

Ghritkumari, otherwise known as Aloe Vera is a helpful treatment that can be applied to the age spots. Simply rub the juice or gel on the affected area twice per day. Appearance should improve after a month or so.

Take one teaspoonful of vinegar and one teaspoonful of olive oil and then mix them well. Let it stand five minutes before applying the solution to the age spots. Rinse the area with water after 30 minutes. This home remedy is one of the popular treatments for age spots.

Green papaya can also be used to treat age spots. Grate a small piece of papaya and rub over the affected area each day allowing time before rinsing off.

Dab butter milk on the age spots twice per day.

Combine chandan powder with a couple drops of rose water. Apply mixture liberally to the age spots and allow drying for 15-20 minutes before rinsing with water. This is mainly used as a mask to treat age spots on the face.

Take 2-3 teaspoonfuls of butter milk, along with one tablespoonful fresh tomato paste, and mix them well. Gently apply substance as you would a normal mask. Allow to dry for 15-20 minutes and then wash using icy water.

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