Aloe Vera Age Spot Removal

Age spots are a dark, usually brown blemish that is found on the skin and is mainly associated with aging. Age spots are caused by overexposure to the sun. Ultraviolet rays from the sun are the cause of the age spots. However, they are more common with elderly people hence the name age spots.

The skin has a layer of melanin. This is the dark pigment that gives color to the skin. It is also a protective pigment of the skin. When the skin is overexposed to the sun, more melanin is produced by the body to protect it from the ultraviolet rays of the sun.

As one grows old, the small bits of melanin naturally clamp together and form dark patches that are known as age spots. The symptoms are worsened by tanning beds and genetics sometimes but the main culprit when it comes to agespots is the ultraviolet rays from the sun.

Aloe vera is very effective in removal of age spots. This gel is known for its many therapeutic properties. When removing age spots, this gel is applied directly onto the skin and left there for about 15 to 20 minutes. It is then washed off using cold water.

The aloe vera plant may alternatively be rubbed directly onto the skin and left to dry. After about 25 to 30 minutes, the skin with aloe vera should be rinsed off using cold water.

Most of the creams sold in the drug stores contain aloe vera as an ingredient so it is right to consider them as aloe vera age spot removers since they work just like any aloe vera age spot remover.

Safety first! When using any aloe vera age spot remover to remove age spots, consistency is very much encouraged as it ensures that results are obtained in the shortest time possible. When compared to irregular random treatment, consistent treatment works much faster. It is also important to note that aloe vera age spot removers will cause irritation to the eyes and other sensitive organs so whenever they are used around such organs it is advisable to be extra careful. Ensure that no contact with the organs happens. For those with sensitive skins, use of any aloe vera age spot remover to remove age spots should be done only after consulting a doctor to avoid irritation and incase it occurs, the use of the aloe vera age spot remover should be discontinued until the skin comes back to normal.

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