Homemade Mask for Hyperpigmentation

Hyperpigmentation can plague women of all skin types and tones and can start early as the mid 20s. Sun exposure is the most likely cause of hyperpigmentation and uneven skin tone, but some girls are genetically more susceptible to skin problems than others. Before running to the doctor for an expensive solution, try a clarifying treatment at home. With soft acids and soothing natural ingredients, a homemade solution can lighten hyperpigmentation without the crazy price tag.

Homemade Mask for Hyperpigmentation
Homemade Mask for Hyperpigmentation

Papaya and honey mask

Full of enlightening enzymes and antioxidants, a mask of honey and papaya can reduce hyperpigmentation and evening skin tone. Place in a blender: 1 ripe and peeled papaya, and 2 teaspoons of honey. Blend until pureed and then apply it to dry skin. Leave the mask for 20 minutes, then rinse with warm water.

Brightening your skin with sour milk mask

Sour milk products contain acids that gently clarifies the skin imperfections. Rubbing expired milk on your face can be quite nasty, so luckily other sour milk products will do the job. Combine in a small bowl : 1/ 4 cup low-fat sour cream, 1/4 cup plain low-fat yogurt and 2 teaspoons of whole milk. Stir until mixed, then applied to freshly washed skin. Let the mask soak for 20 minutes, then remove with cold water.

Oatmeal and citrus fruits Scrub

The citric acid are gentle on the skin than other acids, making it ideal for those with sensitive skin hyperpigmentation and scrub. Combine in a small bowl : 1/ 4 cup rolled oats, 2 teaspoons lemon juice, 2 teaspoons of grape juice and 2 teaspoons lime juice. Stir until oats are moistened, then apply the mixture to the dry skin. Massage the scrub onto the skin with your fingers for three minutes, then let stand for 10 minutes. Rinse with warm water.

Facial Peeling Pineapple

A full facial peeling citrus acids can help reduce the appearance of sun spots and freckles while removing impurities from your pores. Combine in a saucepan : 1/ 2 cup water , 1/ 2 cup orange juice , 1/ 4 cup crushed pineapple , 2 teaspoons of lemon juice and a packet of unflavored gelatin. Stir over medium heat until the ingredients are dissolved. Move the liquid heat-resistant bowl and refrigerate for 25 minutes. Apply a thin layer of the mask to dry skin and let it dry for 20 minutes. Gently peel the skin mask starting with the outer edges.