Do not try any of following suggested treatment if you have experience allergies to the content of the treatment or suffering with skin allergies.

Those small brown patches on your face can be removed. Then what to wait for?! Get the home remedies to remove freckles the natural way.

Well, every time you look into the mirror to check out your beauty, you got embarrassed to see small brown patches are peeping out of your beautiful face. And these brown small patches are what we call 'freckles'. Most of the people face this problem, irrespective of their races. But do you know what freckles are and how do they occur? Before reading about removing freckles the natural way, let us know a few things about freckles first.

Remove Freckles The Natural Way

Freckles are naturally occurring brown flakes or may develop from excessive sun exposure. They are clusters of concentrated melanin which are mostly observed on people with a fair complexion. It is also called an ephelis.

N.B:- Freckles, doesn't mean that your melanin producing cells are growing abnormally rather this occurs when fixed number of melanocytes produce more amount of melanin than usual.

Don't be scared! Freckles are not harmful medically but they can be harmful psychologically. How? Well, looking beautiful is what every person wants. It gives them confidence to present themselves before the world. But if freckles occur, it hampers the beauty of a person and thus directly affects his/her confidence.

Remove Freckles the Natural Way:

So what to do about Freckles? The answer is very simple. Let's remove it naturally with some simple home remedies. But at first you should know the causes of Freckles.

'Exposure to sun' is what the main cause is… The sun gives out UV radiation and exposure to UV-B radiation initiates melanin producing cells to increase the melanin production. The more you get exposed, the darker your freckles become.

Freckles doesn't occur in infants but is seen mostly in children during puberty.

Sometimes with age freckles fades away, but most of the time it doesn't.

If your freckles doesn't go away by itself, in that case let us help you with some easy home remedies to remove freckles the natural way.

  • Mixed Fruit Peel is an Effective Remedy to Remove Freckles Naturally: Take mixture of strawberries and kiwi or you can take cucumber and apricot. Make paste and apply on your face for 20 mins. Fruit peel is a great peeling agent that makes your skin lighter and helps you to remove your freckles the natural way and thus makes you to look flawless.
  • Lemon Juice Peel is Beneficial in Removing Freckles the Natural Way: Lemon juice is the best natural bleaching agent. It also helps to lighten your skin and thus remove freckles. Apply lemon juice over the freckles and leave it for 10 mins. Wash off with water. Apply frequently to fade off your freckles as soon as possible.
  • Milk Peel to Remove Freckles: Sour milk contains lactic acid. This lactic acid helps to peel of the skin layer and thus lightens the freckles gradually, removing them. N.B: in case if sour milk is not available, you can use yoghurt too.
  • Honey-An Effective Natural Treatment to Remove Freckles: Honey is best for removing freckles as it contains enzyme. There is a dual profit in using honey. It not only removes freckles but also moisturizes your skin.
  • Papaya Helps in Removing Freckles: Papaya contains papain that helps to lighten the skin and remove freckles. Take some fresh papaya, squeeze the juice and apply it on the affected area. Let it dry. Wash off with water.
  • Onion and Vinegar to Get Rid of Freckles Naturally: Onion contains sulfur and vinegar contains acetic acid. Together they give a good result in removing the freckles the natural way. Cut a slice of onion (preferably red onion, as sulfur content is higher), dip it in vinegar for some time. Apply the slice on your face; let it get penetrated inside the skin. Wash off with water.
  • Banana and Mint Leaf: Take a ripe banana and some fresh mint leaf. Grate the mint leafs and add them with the smashed ripe banana. Apply this on your face. Banana contains salicylic acid and mint has an antioxidant property for its vitamin A and C contents. Banana removes the dead cells, where as mint helps to lighten the skin. Banana and mint leaf together gives you lighter skin by removing your freckles.

Tips to Prevent Freckles

The above remedies might help you to remove your freckles. But the best way to prevent freckles is by taking precautions:

  • Avoiding excessive exposure to sun can prevent development of freckles.
  • Cover your face whenever you go out during day time to avoid getting freckles.
  • Another effective way to prevent Freckle is to apply sunscreen that has a UVA and UVB protector.
  • After getting cured also, you should take care of not letting your melanocytes (melanin producing cells) to get triggered by any means. Protect yourself from every reason that may cause freckles.

Stay safe! Stay beautiful!

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Last Modified On: July 6, 2016

Pain Assist Inc.

Pramod Kerkar
  Note: Information provided is not a substitute for physician, hospital or any form of medical care. Examination and Investigation is necessary for correct diagnosis.

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