Home remedies for freckles

freckles Freckles can be found on anyone skin and are triggered by exposure to sunlight. The exposure to UV B rays activates melanocytes, which can cause freckles to become darker and more visible.

There are home remedies which are simple to use and can give good results but these remedies must be used regularly to be effective.

Eggplant can be used to remove freckles. Slice an eggplant into thick pieces, rub gently the eggplant slices on freckles and leave them  on the skin for 15 minutes then rinse. You can use this remedy daily, after a week you will notice a big improvement of your skin, the freckles will become lightener in time.

Lemon juice has lightening properties and is effective to treat freckles. Apply lemon juice with a cotton ball on your freckles, leave it for 15 minutes, then rinse. Don’t forget that lemon juice makes your skin photosensitive, so “ hide” from sun few hours after doing this.

Wash your face with sour milk. Lactic acid will help gently for your skin peeling.

Horseradish can help in lighten the freckles. Mix a grated horseradish with lemon juice, blend them till becomes a paste, apply the mixture over affected skin, let it dry, then wash with cold water.

Papaya with it’s enzyme called papaian, can help you to get rid of freckles. Apply papaya juice on the freckles ,leave it for 10 minutes then rinse. Papaya juice will help you to remove freckles, skin blemishes and your skin will be smooth and soft.

Eat fresh vegetables and fruits and don’t forget to use a good quality sunscreen that offers a high level of “sun protection factor”.

 

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