How to Remove Dark Spots (do these daily)

Dark Spots Removal

Dark spots on the skin are typically caused by the excess formulation of melanin. Hyper-pigmentation, hormonal imbalances, excessive sun exposure, skin disorders, liver damage and acne scars are the primary culprits that lead to dark spots.

Here are 5 simple at home treatments to remove them naturally…

1. Oats, Lemon, and Honey:

Oats and Honey

This option can be a little messy but is effective at removing dead skin and dark spots.

Ingredients: 2 tbs oats, 2 tbs honey, 1 tbs lemon juice.

  1. Blend oats in a food processor or blender until a fine powder remains.
  2. Mix with honey and lemon juice.
  3. Apply to the skin (will be a little messy, so have a towel handy), and wash off with warm water after 15 minutes.
  4. Use this option twice a week until you get the desired result.

2. Honey and Buttermilk:

Honey and Buttermilk

Honey and buttermilk can reduce skin pigmentation and brighten your overall skin complexion.

  1. Mix into a paste 2 tsp of honey with 4 tsp of buttermilk.
  2. Apply the mixture to the skin.
  3. Keep on for 10 minutes, and then wash with water.
  4. Use this option twice a week until you get the desired result.

3. Lemon Juice:


Due to its acidic properties, lemon juice acts as a natural bleaching agent to remove dark spots.

  1. Apply lemon juice on a cotton ball and rub directly on your skin.
  2. Allow it to dry and then rinse with water.
  3. Apply once a day until you get the desired result.
  4. If you have sensitive skin, dilute the lemon juice in distilled water or honey. Another option is to use lime juice in place of lemon juice.

4. Aloe Vera:

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is an overall good treatment for most skin conditions, including dark spots.

  1. Apply aloe vera on dark patches and black spots.
  2. Gently massage the area with your fingertips for a few minutes.
  3. Repeat this once or twice daily to rejuvenate your skin’s health and glow.

5. Turmeric


Turmeric is a spice commonly known as an herbal remedy due to its anti-inflammatory and therapeutic properties but is also an inexpensive option for treating skin conditions.

  1. Make a thick paste of turmeric, milk, and lemon juice.
  2. Apply the paste to skin, wash off with warm water after 15 minutes.
  3. Use this option twice a week until you get the desired result.