15 Best Home Remedies For Skin Dark(Black) Spots

Dark Spots specially on visible body parts like face, neck, arms and legs not only reduce your skin beauty but also cause a lot of embarrassment. Direct exposure to ultraviolet sun rays, hyper pigmentation due to excessive melanin production, hormonal changes, liver diseases  and side effects of certain medication are some common causes behind skin dark spots. After a proper diagnosis, if you are sure that your skin black spots are not formed due to an underlying medical problem then you can fade or almost remove your black spots simply by following some natural home remedies which are given below:



Best Home Remedies For Skin Dark(Black) Spots

1. Lemon

Lemon is a natural skin bleaching agent and considered best to fade dark spots. Simply slice a small portion and rub it on affected areas or squeeze the juice and apply with help of cotton ball on affected areas. For best results apply this juice before sleeping then rinse off with warm water in the next morning. Regular application will show you best result within few days.

2. Red Onion

Just like Lemon, red Onion is also considered a good natural skin bleaching agent. Take a fresh slice of red onion and rub on affected areas for 3-5 minutes to remove black spots. Let it stay on skin for about 20 minutes and then wash off with normal water. For best results, repeat the same procedure on a daily basis.

3. Honey and Lemon Juice


Make a mixture of honey and lemon by taking equal amounts. Simply apply the paste on the affected areas and wash off after 20 minutes. This mixture is also considered very beneficial to remove black spots. For effective results, repeat this at least thrice a week.

4. Potato and Lemon Juice


Natural skin bleaching of both potato and lemon juice are highly beneficial in getting rid of black skin spots. Take equal quantities of fresh potato and lemon juice. Mix them well and apply this mixture on affected areas, massage for 3-5 minutes and wash off after half an hour.

5. Vitamin E and Castor Oil

A mixture of Vitamin E Oil and castor oil is also considered good to cure pigmentation or dark spots. Extract the content of Vitamin E capsule and mix with 3-4 drops of castor oil. Apply this mixture on affected areas and wash off after one hour.


6. Rosewater and Saffron

A paste of rose water and saffron is also considered good in diminishing the appearance of black spots. Take some saffron and mix with sufficient rose water to make a thick paste and apply this paste on your dark spots. Leave for 30 minutes before washing off.

7. Turmeric Powder, Milk and Lemon Juice

Take 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder, 1-2 teaspoons of milk and 1 teaspoon of lemon juice. Mix them well to make a fine paste. Apply this paste on affected areas for 15-20 minutes and then wash off. For best results, repeat this process at least twice a week.

8. Cinnamon and Honey

Make a mixture of cinnamon(darchini) powder and honey by mixing 1 teaspoon of cinnamon with equal amount of honey. Apply the paste on the dark spot for 15-20 minutes then rinse off with warm water. This home remedy is also very helpful in getting rid of acne dark spots.

9. Honey and Saffron


A mixture of Honey and saffron is also very helpful in getting rid of dark spots. Take equal amounts of honey and saffron and mix well to make a fine paste. Apply this paste on affected areas at least for 15 minutes and then wash off.

10. Cucumber and Rose Water

A paste made from cucumber pulp and rose water is very beneficial in fading away the appearance of dark spots. Take 1 tablespoon of cucumber pulp, and mix with 1 teaspoon of rose water and few drops of lemon juice. Apply this paste on affected areas and wash of after 20 minutes. This is simple home remedy is known to be very effective for treating black spots as well as improving skin complexion.


11. Almonds and Honey


To reduce the appearance of dark spots you can make a skin peeling scrub at home simply by crushing 4-5 almonds coarsely and mixing it with some honey. Apply and massage this coarse scrub in circular motion over affected areas. Allow it to remain on skin for about 10-15 minutes or so and then rinse it off  with cold water.

12. Orange Peel and Yogurt


An other effective natural scrub can be prepared by mixing crushed orange peel with yogurt. Apply this paste on affected areas and leave for 10-15 or until it dries naturally.Then wash off with normal water. For best results, repeat this remedy 2-3 times per week.

13. Aloe Vera Gel

Aloe Vera gel is also known very effective to treat black spots. Take some fresh aloe vera gel and apply on affected areas. Massage in circular motions for 3-5 minutes and wash off after 20 minutes. Regular application you show you an excellent result within few days.

14. Sandalwood Powder


To reduce the appearance of dark spots, mix 1 tablespoon of sandalwood powder with 1 teaspoon of rose water, 1 teaspoon of glycerin, and 1/2 teaspoon of lemon juice to make a fine paste. Apply this paste on affected areas and leave until the paste dries up naturally. Then rinse off with cold water.

15. Buttermilk and Tomato Juice


A paste made from Buttermilk and tomato juice is also very beneficial in getting rid of dark spots. Take 2 tablespoons of buttermilk and mix with 1 tablespoon of tomato juice to make a fine paste. Apply this paste on dark spots and gently massage for 2-3 minutes. Let it stay on affected areas for 15 minutes and then wash off. For best results, repeat this at least thrice a week.