Natural Home Remedies For Removing Dark Spots

No one will disagree that dark spots disfigures beauty most especially fair skinned people. Most people spend lots of money on cosmetics just to clear up their scars while others may chose to undergo surgery for that. But right now there may not be need for too much spending on cosmetics or whatsoever, items found in your kitchen can actually do some magic to it and they have been proven to be effective.  

Below are some natural home remedies you can use to treat black spots.   

Use of essential Oils

We may have heard that essential oils has a vast significant and functions, but no body actually knew that they can as well help in treating black spots. Essential oils such as  lavender, tea tree, cinnamon, lemongrass, carrot seed, rosemary oil, all have magnificent benefits in treating black spots from injuries as well as acne. However, the type of essential oil depends on the type of scar you’re dealing with, you can as well mix oils together to have a desired results. 

Shea Butter

Some Africans usually call this "the magic butter" due to it wide arrays of functions. From treating skin problems to subsiding cough and treating other ailments, Shea butter is a vary wonderful agricultural product that is majorly grown in the tropics. It can also be used to treat stretch marks and other skin related problems.

You can apply it daily to feel its moisturizing effects brightening your skin. A natural and unprocessed one will be nice instead of a refined one, which nutrient must have been broken down.

Turmeric Powder

Turmeric powder is not just an ingredient you use to spice up your food, it is also great in treating black spots and acne scars. It contains curcumin, a compound with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that reduce excess production of melanin, which adds pigmentation to your scar and makes it darker. It also helps to smoothing your skin and glow it.

You can mix it with honey to get a good result. All you need to do is add equal amount of honey and turmeric and apply to your face, leave it for 15 to 20 minutes to exfoliate and remove dead skin then rinse thoroughly with cool water or lukewarm water. 

Aloe Vera

This has been an all family recipes for centuries. Aloe Vera is a very famous product and highly recognized allover the world due to it health benefits and skin treatment abilities. Aloe Vera contains moisturizing and soothing properties that make scars heal faster. The antioxidants in Aloe Vera reduce swelling and redness, and can also remove excess oil, dead cells including sunburns. 

Coconut oil

We may have also heard the benefits of coconut oil and it effects on the skin. It contains omega fatty acids which penetrate and moisturize the skin in order to retain it glowing nature

Baking Soda

Baking soda is a base that helps to balance your pH and In doing so, it eliminates dead skin cells. You can mix it with water to form paste and scrub it on the affected area, rinse gently after few minutes. 

Onion Extract

Onion extract is also a good alternative for you for fighting scars. It has properties that reduce inflammation, redness, and soreness.


Most people have adopted mixing honey with the cream they use this is because they quite understood the important of honey to the skin. While to others, honey has become the major cream they apply on their skin. Honey helps to regenerate lost tissues including injury sustained from burns. You can apply it alone or you can mix it with turmeric or cinnamon.


Lemon is known as a natural bleach that helps to lighten up the skin which is a good way of treating black spots. It also has healing abilities and can give you a healthy skin looks. 

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