If you are someone who battles with hyperpigmentation, you must have realised by now that no amount of concealer or colour correction can shield you, from this unrelenting skin condition.

Pigmentation is caused due to the accelerated production of melanin in your skin. While there are many dermatological treatments for hyperpigmentation, you can try these simple home remedies to treat those ugly patches...

 

Raw potato

Raw potato

Enriched with catecholase, an enzyme that curbs the production of excessive melanin, raw potatoes are an effective remedy to reduce and eliminate skin pigmentation.

BB Pro Tip: Simply cut a slice of raw potato and rub it on the affected area in a circular motion for 3-5 minutes, twice a week. 

 

Apple cider vinegar

Apple cider vinegar

The astringent properties of ACV are very effective when it comes to restoring the natural colour of the skin and slowing down pigmentation. Also a rich source of beta-carotene, ACV is a great way to reverse skin damage.

BB Pro Tip: Mix equal parts water and apple cider vinegar. Apply on the affected area, leave it on for a few minutes and wash off using lukewarm water.

 

Lemon

Lemon

Lemon is the best natural skin brightener there is. The high levels of citric acid work at lightening and brightening the dark spots and eliminate pigmentation.

BB Pro Tip: Mix lemon juice with honey and apply this mixture to the affected area for 15 minutes. Wash it off lukewarm water.