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Get Rid of Pigmentation Naturally

Get Rid of Hyperpigmentation naturally

Hyperpigmentation is a common problem that affects almost every skin type in both men and women.  There are many ways and ingredients to treat and control hyperpigmentation.   The information below are recipes I’ve come across with natural ingredients to reduce hyperpigmentation, (the over production of melanin) or inhibits its.  

I’ve also noted the benefits of the ingredients mentioned in the recipes as well as the side effects of the ingredients.  These are not my recipes, only ones I’ve discovered.  If you’ve come across a recipe and would like additional information, drop me a line and let’s examine the science behind it.

Important Note Here:   No matter what hyperpigmentation program you use.  It will not work unless you use proper sun protection

 

 Recipe Discoveries

Turmeric and Lemon Juice DIY Hyperpigmentation treatment

Turmeric and Lemon Juice

  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Pinch of turmeric power

Mix together and apply to hyperpigmented area, wash off after five minutes with cold water.  Should see a notable reduction in pigmentation.

Benefits of the ingredients:

Turmeric (curcumin) -  melanin and tyrosinase are significantly inhibited by curcumin

Lemon  - is a potent skin bleaching ingredient

Side Effects

Turmeric  -  stubborn yellow

Lemon  -  phytophotodermatitis -   commonly followed after contact with citrus fruits, such as lime, lemon and grapefruit  substances

  • skin irritation- should be only be used at low concentrations because it easily causes skin irritation
References:

Get rid of pigmentation naturally, image3 

Papaya-Aloe-Honey  Mask

  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp papaya
  • 1 tbsp aloe vera pulp

Mix together into a paste.  Apply to pigmented area, leave on for about 30 minutes and rinse off

Benefits of the ingredients:

Honey—contains gluconic acid, a mild alpha hydroxy acid that brightens the complexion, evens out skin tone, 

Papaya   -  Gentle exfoliant and has a whiten affect

Aloe Vera   -  may help face post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation Aloe vera and its active ingredient aloin, potent skin depigmenting agents. 

Side Effects:

Honey  -  can irritate an active breakout

Papaya  -  people with sensitive skin may have severe allergic reaction.   Papaya latex can also be a severe irritant 

Aloe Vera  -  mild itching or burning

 

 References:
Review on Skin Whitening Agents
Get Your Glow On With Raw Honey
Cosmeceuticals for Hyperpigmentation: What is Available?
Aloe vera for acne and acne scars
What is Aloe Vera?

  

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