We are all born with flawless and spotless skin but develop
pigmentation, dark spots, uneven skin tone and other skin problems as we
age. Hyperpigmentation is on rise these days because of pollution that
has caused holes in the ozone layer that no longer can filter the UV
rays. Other factors that can cause hyperpigmentation is not using
sunscreen, sensitive skin, genes, lack of skin care etc.
products that claim to reduce pigmentation often seldom work but natural
remedy using potato works great when used religiously! Potato is a
well-known natural remedy for pigmentation and dark spots and below is
how you could use it to lighten your pigmentation marks along with its
HOW TO USE POTATO TO REDUCE PIGMENTATION
- Potatoes may aid in the lightening of dark spots left by acne scars, aging, and hyper pigmentation.
- Potatoes along with lightening hyperpigmentation marks has
properties that will lighten the under eye area, help to reduce dark
circles and get rid of under eye bags.
- Potatoes contain enzymes called as catecholase that directly targets hyperpigmentation and help in lightening it.
- Potatoes contain beneficial vitamins A, C, B that help to reduce
premature ageing on your face and also avoid wrinkles and pigmentation
that develop as the skin ages.
WAYS TO USE POTATO TO REDUCE PIGMENTATION:
In a bowl mix together potato paste and coconut milk enough to make a
thick spreadable paste. Apply this onto your face and let it sit for
good 30 minutes. Rinse it all off and pat dry. Follow with a
moisturizer. Use the mask every day to see visible difference.
Cut one raw potato slice and on cleansed face, rub it for 5 minutes.
Make sure you poke the slice before using so the juices come out. Let it
dry and sleep with it. Wash off in the morning.