22 home remedies for age spots

  1. Use lemon juice and apple cider vinegar - A tsp. of lemon juice & apple cider vinegar applied 2 times per day to your skin will help reduce the appearance of age spots or…
  2. You can use fresh lemon juice by itself to bleach age spots by rubbing the lemon juice on your Age spots at night and then washing it off in the morning. The citric acid in lemons is what helps you get rid of age spots.
  3. Buttermilk - The acid from the butter milk helps cleanse your face while also helping to getting rid of age spots.
  4. Castor Oil - Massaging castor oil on your age spots regularly will help them fade away after a few months.
  5. Onions - Rub onions or onion juice on your age spots 2 times a day until your age spots go away. The vitamin C from lemons and onions are natural skin lighteners.
  6. Apply Aloe Vera Gel on your age spots for at least 45 minutes 2 times a day and for better results… Apply Aloe Vera for 8 hours a day to lighten your age spots by putting it on your skin at bedtime.
  7. Mix 1 tsp. of onion juice & 2 tsp. of vinegar and rub this on your Age spots or…
  8. Mix 1 tsp. of orange juice & 2 tsp. of apple cider vinegar and then use a clean cotton ball to put this mixture on your Age spots before you go to bed.
  9. Use the rind of a watermelon - Rub the rind of a watermelon on your Age spots and then wash away with cold water.
  10. Horseradish - let horseradish sit in a bowl of milk for 30 minutes and place the horseradish on your Age spots to get rid of them.
  11. Cucumber Juice or using crushed cucumbers on your face can help remove your dark spots because cucumbers have lots of bleaching properties.
  12. Turmeric is a good skin whitener but you have to use turmeric powder with milk to make a paste strong enough to remove any Age spots you have or… You can also make a paste by mixing turmeric with curry leaves or sandalwood.
  13. Saffron is also a very well know n skin whitener that can be used to get rid of your dark spots when it is mixed with rosewater and sandalwood.
  14. Make a paste of Chick peas or garbanzo beans by mashing a 1/3 cup of chick peas in some water and then start removing your Age spots by putting the paste on your Age spots and leaving the paste on your Age spots until the paste dries up.
  15. Dandelion - Rub the sap of a dandelion root on your Age spots2-to-3 times a day.
  16. Apply the paste of dried orange peels (by grinding the orange peels in water) to remove Age spots.
  17. Cumin Seeds - Boil cumin seeds and then wash your face with that water to get rid of Age spots.
  18. Jaiphal - Grind Jaiphal into milk Or Grind Jaiphal & black pepper in milk and then put this mixture on your face before going to bed to remove Age spots.
  19. Use olive Oil which is high in vitamin E to get rid of Age spots.
  20. Papaya - Put a fresh piece of papaya on your Age spots for 10-to-15 minutes at a time to gradually fade out your age spots.
  21. Gotu kola - You can Mix 1/8 tsp. of Gotu Kola with herbal tea or plain hot water along with 1/8 tsp of ginseng and a pinch of cayenne to clear up Age spots.
  22. Black Walnuts - You can use the juice from the greener but not fully ripe black walnuts to remove Age spots.
  23. Yogurt Mask - After washing your skin with warm water & patting dry… Apply plain whole-milk yogurt for 30 minutes. Do daily for 2 months for best results.

11 more ways to remove age spots…

1. Use Alpha-Arbutin

Alpha Arbutin is a natural skin lightener that comes from the Bearberry plant and Alpha-Arbutin prevents too much melanin from forming which leads to age spots.

2. Use Kojic Acid

Research done by many dermatologist over the years has concluded that Kojic Acid is perfect for getting rid of any skin discoloration you have whether it be due to dark spots left by acne or age spots.

3. Use Hydroquinone

Only Use Hydroquinone as a last resort because although Hydroquinone is a powerful bleaching agent that will quickly get rid of your age spots by slowing down the production of melanin…

Hydroquinone has been associated with some cancerous heath risk and many skin care companies are switching to the safer Alpha-Arbutin & Kojic Acid ingredients to get rid of age spots.

4. Use Retinoid or Tretinoin based creams

Apply Retinoid or Tretinoin based creams to your skin to get rid of age spots by killing off darker older skin cells and replacing them with new brighter skin cells to gradually fade away the age spots over time.

5. Use AHAs or Alpha Hydroxy Acids

Most dermatologist or skin care doctors call AHAs the true age spot cream because it not only does the same thing Retinoids & Tretinoin creams do by replacing your older & darker skin cells with newer brighter ones…

AHAs also help get rid of any wrinkles & acne you may have.

6. Exfoliate

The best way to get rid of your age spots besides lightening them up with the other 5 ways above is to exfoliate your skin to remove the excess oil & dead skin that can make your age spots look worse.

7. Exfoliate with the right ingredients

Using exfoliators that contain alpha hydroxyl acid (AHA), beta hydroxyl acid (BHA), Salicylic acid & glycolic acid and Retin A to speed up the process where your old darker skin is replaced by newer skin free of age spots.

8. Use Vitamin E oil to get rid of age spots

Increasing your dietary intake of vitamin E lowers the amount of melanin your body makes and TOO MUCH melanin is the cause of Age spots.

9. Use the best products for getting rid of Age spots

Make sure whatever product you use to get rid of age spots contains some of these ingredients…

10. Wear sunscreen

Since the sun is the main reason why you have age spots then it's very important that you wear sunscreen with a minimum SPF of 15 daily to prevent any more Age spots and to also help you get rid of the current Age spots you have more quickly while using any of the other things on this page to remove your age spots.

11. Cover Up For Age Spots with makeup

Watch the video below to see how to cover up your Age spots…

The 4 fastest ways to get rid of age spots…

1. Cryotherapy

Your doctor basically freezes the Age spots area by spraying liquid nitrogen on the Age spots to completely get rid of your Age spots.

2. Laser therapy

Multiple laser treatments may be needed to completely destroy all your Age spots but laser therapy is way more comfortable and you'll recover quicker afterwards than the other surgical treatments for Age spots and 70% of the people who've had laser therapy removed their Age spots in only 1 treatment.

3. Dermabrasion

Your doctor basically sands off the bad looking Age spotted area of skin so a new better looking area of skin can grow.

4. Chemical peels

Just like Dermabrasion but instead of sanding off the bad layer of skin… Chemicals or acids like AHA's are used to burn off the bad age spotted layer of skin to allow a newer better looking layer of skin to take its place.

These 4 surgical methods are the fastest but…

They are the most expensive ways to get rid of Age spots as quickly as possible and if you can't afford to do them then…

Your best option is to use a specialized Age spots cream here and/or use some of these home remedies to get rid of age spots but if you do that…

Expect to see lighter skin only after 3-to-6 weeks and it may even take longer than 3 months depending on your skin tone &…

To prevent Age spots…

You need to first realize that the main reason you get age spots is by being over exposed to UV rays from the sun and/or tanning beds so basically…

To prevent & help get rid of age spots…

When your skin is over exposed to the sun…

Here's 13 more things that may cause Age spots…

  1. Heredity also contributes to excess melanin production.
  2. Hormonal changes during Pregnancy or Menopause
  3. Stress - See 100 ways to beat stress
  4. Not taking care of your skin
  5. Liver & Edison's disease
  6. Birth control pills
  7. Dark marks left by acne
  8. Harsh/dangerous chemicals
  9. Perfumes or lotions containing bergamot oils or musk
  10. Antibiotics like chlorpromazine and tetracycline
  11. Too much iron in your diet
  12. Not enough Vitamin A, B & E in your diet
  13. Birth control pills


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There are 3 comments
Darkspot Free

Tips which containing in the post are quite nice and I think these skin tips are really great and handy for our skin. So we all should follow in such skin tip.

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February 17, 2014

Jacqui

I am going to try onion juice mixed with apple cider vinegar a few times a day. Is it possible to still use instant tan lotions at the same time?

March 26, 2013

Gillian Smith

Did this work?

June 21, 2013


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