Age spots are brown spots, which are tiny, flat and harmless. It usually occur on the back of the hands, neck and face of people above the age of 40. Some of the main causes of sun exposure, aging and genetics. To reduce age spots, you can try a few easy and natural treatments.
Olive oil is the best remedy to treat age spots. Take olive oil and rub it gently on spots for two times in a day. Castor oil can also be used instead of olive oil, to treat age spots and can get the same result as the olive oil. Wash the face after five minutes. Apply this formula for a week and see the age spots disappearing.
Lemon has been a very simple remedy for age spots. Take a lemon, cut it into two pieces and squeeze them to make lemon juice. Apply the lemon juice on the age spots. Leave it on for 30 minutes or as long as you are comfortable with it and then wash your face with lukewarm water.
Papaya is the best treatment for all skin-related problems. Take unripe, raw papaya and olive oil. Mix one teaspoon of olive oil with one piece of papaya. Mix well and make a smooth paste. Apply this paste on affected area and leave it for at least 15 minutes. Now, wash your face with lukewarm water. Instead of this, unripe papaya’s inner skin can also be rubbed gently on the spots and wash it off after 10 to 15 minutes. Repeat this process daily once a week.
Apple Cider Vinegar
A few drops of apple cider vinegar can be added in a glass of water and drink this one glass daily. You can add one tablespoon of honey in this glass of water for taste. You can also apply the mixture of apple cider vinegar and lemon juice, directly on the affected areas.
Buttermilk and Tomato
Buttermilk and tomato is one of the another best remedy for age spots. Take one tablespoon of buttermilk and one tablespoon of tomato pulp. Mix well and make a paste. Apply this paste to the age spots area and leave it for about 15 to 20 minutes. After that, wash it off with cool water. Follow this remedy for about a week to eliminate the problem of age spots. This remedy is also for glowing skin.