Age Spots Signs And Treatments

Age spots are also known as solar lentigines or liver spots. They are a flat, brownish black mark on the skin. They are produced between the 2 upper layers of the human skin, i.e., between the epidermis and dermis. At times, this pigment is not evenly distributed and gathers in little “clusters” that are usually seen on the face or backside of hands.
Age spots discolorations are noncancerous, flat, brown or yellow skin that commonly appears on the backside of the hands, face and neck of people over 40 years. These types of age spots are generally not serious, but are principally a pain because they can reveal one’s age. However, if you have shady irregular spots that increases in dimension or change in texture or color, have them tested by a physician as it could be a sign of skin cancer.

There are some home treatments for age spots which will certainly do a great job in eliminating them.  These spots develop over time and it may very well take a good while before your treatment erases them completely.

Lemon juice: Lemon juice acts as bleaching agent to lighten the age spots. According to the manuscript of Doctors of home treatment, when this cure is applied for 6 to 8 weeks the age spots will begin to disappear.

Onion Vinegar: Blend the onion and sap using a filter bowl to collect the juice. Blend equal quantity of apple cider to this and apply substance to affected area. This is one of the effective methods of treatment that will also reveal better results in five or six months.

Apple Cider Vinegar: One or two drops of the apple cider vinegar into a glass of water and then drunk. Honey can be added for a more pleasant taste.

Aloe Vera: This is found to be highly effective in the treatment of age spots. Aloe Vera can also be used to treat injuries such as burns. It is also a good facial moisturizer.

Castor oil: Age spots are typically rough on the surface. For a smoother look, you may apply castor oil two times per day for one or two months after which you will begin to see an improvement in the appearance.

Cucumber: Its juice or slices is very effective in eliminating age spots overtime. Just as you would place slices of cucumber on your puffy eyes, do the same to your age spots.

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