Age spots are flat, brown, gray, or black spots on the skin. They usually occur on sun-exposed areas of the skin. Age spots are also called liver spots. They often are a main cause for people to have a lower self-esteem and for them to not be pleased with the looks of it. They vary in size and usually appear on the face, hands, shoulders and arms — areas most exposed to the sun. Age spots are very common in adults .But younger people can get them too, especially if they spend a lot of time in the sun.
The market nowadays offers a ton of products varying from lotions, creams, sprays that promise to make your age spots go away. Over-the-counter treatments include kojic acid, licorice extract, mulberry, vitamin C, and soy.
But there is an affordable, useful and cheap way to treat your age spots at home. This safe natural remedy will help you get rid of your age spots and solve this problem that is bothering you.
The recipe is simple and has proven itself to be very useful and effective. A famous dermatologist claims that this is the natural remedy that helped a dozen of his patients in fighting their age spots.
To prepare it, you need only two ingredients, apple cider vinegar, and onion juice. When Apple Cider Vinegar is mixed with onion juice and applied directly to the skin, it can help you to get rid of age spots and sun spots.
What you need to do is:
- Finely chop or blend an onion, and use a strainer or cheese cloth to squeeze and extract the juice.
- Take one part of Apple Cider Vinegar and one part of onion juice and mix them together.
- Dab a cotton pad into the solution and apply it directly onto the age spots.
Leave the solution on your skin for at least 30 minutes. Make sure to do attest patch before this to see if you are comfortable. For the best results repeat the procedure every day for about 6 weeks. After a week or two you should begin to notice a gradual improvement in your skin. If this time period just doesn’t cut it for you than just continue to use this recipe until you get the improvement that you want.
The high acid content in apple cider vinegar makes it an excellent skin exfoliator.
There are also some other recipes that can help you get rid of your age spots easily and effectively
Simply dab fresh lemon juice directly onto the spots twice daily and you should begin to notice improvements in about two months. Leave the juice on the skin for at least 30 minutes, or you can also leave the juice on the skin overnight.
NOTE: If you plan to go outdoors, wait for the juice to dry as it increases the skin’s sensitivity to sunlight.
Many people have also found aloe vera gel to be helpful in reducing the visual appearance of age spots. Simply rub the juice or gel directly onto the affected areas twice a day, and leave it on the skin for at least 45 minutes each time. Within a month you should begin to notice improvements.