Our skin has a barrier of defense against various damages, but it is not enough, due to the cumulative deterioration produced by excessive exposure to sunlight (UV) and toxic agents (such as tobacco) that exceed the body’s responsiveness. Therefore we need to prevent damage by other measures: avoid prolonged exposure to the sun, use sunscreens and clothing that covers us, take antioxidant supplements, use makeup and avoid tobacco.
Natural Home Remedies For Sunspot
1. Aloe Vera
It is useful in burns, wound healing and in reducing inflammation, in addition to having antimicrobial properties. The aloe vera gel stimulates the skin and contributes to the growth of new cells, regenerating it. You can use the fresh juice of your plant, which also acts as a cold soothing agent.
Its lycopene content protects the skin from the sun, has an anti-inflammatory effect. When used for at least 12 weeks improves the thickness, erythema, and roughness of the skin.
To prevent damage from UV rays consume watermelon or rub it in the sunspots you have. Leave for 30 minutes and wash. Repeat 3 times a week for 12 weeks.
The application of milk products to your skin has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial effects.
Rub a little serum on the sunspot. Leave it on for a few minutes. Wash your skin.
4. Apple Cider Vinegar
It contains acetic acid, polyphenols, pectin (fiber) and carotenoids with antibacterial, antioxidant and healing effect on lesions, so it could lighten the spots on the skin. It works very well on the face and enhances its effect if you mix it with lemon juice.
If you ingest it or apply it on your skin, it inhibits the photoaging caused by UV rays. This is due to its content of antioxidants and Sulfides.
6. Lemon Juice
The ascorbic acid of lemon juice, applied to the skin, protects against erythema and sun spots.
Leave the lemon juice on your skin for 10 minutes. Do not expose yourself to the sun during this period.
It contains mucilages, proteins, and flavonoids with anti-inflammatory functions, lightening the spots on the skin while moisturizing and regenerating it.
Pour the oatmeal into the water. Soak a cloth and place it on the skin.
8. Tomato Juice
If you consume it or apply it on the skin, because of its lycopene content ( a potent antioxidant), it repairs your skin from the damage of UV rays, lightening the spots.
Apply tomato juice topically. Leave for 30 minutes. Wash.
It offers protection against erythema caused by UV rays and against aging.
You can make a cream to anoint yourself on the face or you can apply it fresh in slices.
It has antioxidant effects, is antibacterial, attenuates scarring and reduces stains on your skin .Moreover it soothes your skin and prevent further damage.
11. Green Tea
Whether applied topically or ingested, by its polyphenol content, it inhibits the damage caused by UV radiation. It also slows aging because it decreases inflammation and eliminates free radicals. It also has melanin-inhibiting properties, which reduces staining. You can use green tea and cold black tea in sunburn because its content in tannic acid and theobromine help to remove the heat of the skin; other substances, catechins, repair damaged skin.
Squeeze the liquid from the green tea bag over a cotton ball. Rub cotton on sunspots twice a day.
12. Vitamin E
It contains antioxidants, which defend the body from the action of free radicals and the degeneration they produce on the skin. Topical application of vitamin E protects against sun damage and reduces wrinkles. Olive, sunflower, sesame and wheat germ oils are rich in vitamin E and have this effect when applied to the skin.
Rub any of these products or mix them in the stained areas of your skin. Leave it on for a few minutes. Rinse Repeat twice a day.
12. Avoid Over Exposure to the Sun
Avoid over exposure during rush hours, between 10 and 16 hours. However, it is not beneficial to completely avoid exposure to the sun, as it brings some advantages, such as decreased risk of cardiovascular disease in women.