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How to remove age spots naturally with lemon juice?

Age spots are dark spots that appear on our skin as we age. This is due to the overproduction of the pigment melanin, which is responsible to give our skin its dark color. As we age our skin gets exposed to the suns UV rays. This results in the overproduction of melanin at certain spots on our skin. This causes age spots. We have come with a few home remedies to remove age spots naturally with lemon juice. The first one is mentioned below.

To remove age spots with lemon juice you will need to one lemon, some water and cotton. Squeeze the lemon into a bowl and add equal parts of water to it. Dip the cotton ball in the mixture and apply directly to the dark spots on your hands and face. You can use this also on the age spots on legs. Leave this for about 20 minutes and finally rinse with water. Please don’t use soap to wash.

You can use the above solution without water if your skin is not sensitive to the lemon juice. The water is used to dilute the mixture. Repeat this for a few times a week. You will start to see changes in your dark spots.

Benefits of lemon juice to remove age spots

As far as age spots are concerned lemon juice has bleaching properties similar to other over the counter products. Its acidic nature makes it a natural alternative to remove dark spots.

Lemon juice is rich in vitamin C. Vitamin C can reduce the production of melanin which can further diminish age spots. Vitamin C is known treatment for hyperpigmentation.

Lemon juice is also rich in anti-oxidants. This will make it an effective treatment against free radicals that cause skin aging.

More homemade remedies to remove age spots naturally

We have come up with two more homemade remedies involving lemon juice. Use them and see which one works for you.

Turmeric and lemon juice

For this remedy you will need 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder, 1 teaspoon of milk and 1 teaspoon of lemon juice. Mix the three ingredients till a paste is formed. Apply this paste on your dark spots. Leave this on for 15 minutes. Then wash with lukewarm water.

The benefits of lemon juice is already mentioned above. As far as turmeric is concerned it is known for its skin lightening properties. It is also known to fight hyperpigmentation. Milk is known to improve the glow of skin. So a combination of the three will help to diminish age spots.

Baking soda and lemon

Take one tablespoon of lemon juice and one tablespoon of baking soda. Mix them well to get a paste. Dip a cotton ball in this mixture. Apply the cotton ball on your dark spots. Leave this for around 15 minutes. Then wash with lukewarm water.

Benefits of lemon juice is mentioned above. Baking soda is a good exfoliator which can help to remove dead skin. This will help to lighten dark spots.
Use the above two home remedies everyday till you see a difference. Don’t forget to apply a moisturizer after the using the above.

Precautions to take while using lemon juice for age spots

There are some problems which can occur while using lemon juice on your skin. Using excess lemon juice can dry out the skin. To prevent this from happening you will first have to use our home remedies on your elbows before trying them on your face. This is important for people who have dry skin.

If there is itching or skin irritation after a few hours then avoid this remedies and go for OTC products.

Lemon juice is also known to make your skin photosensitive. This means your skin is more susceptible to the suns UV rays. Therefore use a sunscreen when you move out of your house. This will also help to prevent further age spots.

Lemon juice can also kill some of the good bacteria present on your skin. So use the above remedies carefully.

In conclusion

You can use lemon juice to naturally remove age spots. But you will need to mix it with other ingredients like water to reduce the severity of its acidity. By using the above three remedies you can fade out you can naturally remove your age spots in a matter of few weeks.

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