Pigmented spots and freckles on the face: causes, treatment, removal

Pigmented spots on the face - is the appearance on the skin of the flat, oval areas in color - from light brown to dark brown color. Pigmented spots in large numbers represent a cosmetic defect and are often accompanied by dry skin, its coarsening, wrinkles, and the emergence of the vascular network. Under the pigment spots can be masked malignant neoplasms. And before you start to remove or discolor the pigment spots, you need to find out if there are serious health problems.

It is recommended to consult a doctor-endocrinologist, therapist, and women to visit the gynecologist in addition.

Freckles on the face of , dermatologists call ephelids. They usually appear in childhood and adolescence, and disappear to old age. The appearance of freckles is due to the deposition in the skin of a special coloring substance - melanin. Their color can vary from light tan to dark-brown.

In this article we will look at how to get rid and remove age spots and freckles on the face at home using folk remedies, effective creams, masks for bleaching the skin.


Causes Liver spots are often associated with the violation of the liver, kidney or gallbladder. Often they appear after the transferred pregnancy because of the strengthened function of the adrenal glands. They can also be caused by a lack of vitamins in food, and sometimes appear after sunbathing. Brown pigment spots, called in the people "grave flowers", are associated with premature aging of the body. Generally, pigmented spots have many reasons for the appearance: aging, insolation of the skin, hormonal changes in the body, side effects after taking certain medicines and applying cosmetics.

How to get rid of age spots and facial freckles at home with folk remedies

Freckles can be discolored with bleaching creams and lotions, but you should keep in mind that some of them are irritating.

One of the most effective ways to remove freckles is exfoliation, but after contact with the sun's rays freckles usually appear again. To protect your face from the effects of ultraviolet sunlight, you must wear a sunny hat in sunny weather, use a sun umbrella and glasses, lubricate the skin with sunscreen.

In the treatment of freckles, we must try to avoid drugs containing hematophilin, eosin, chlorophyll or arsenic, since these substances contribute to the development of pigmented spots.

Pigment spots can be red or brown, flat or towering above the skin level. They are called "birthmarks," "spots of wine," etc. The nature of the birthmarks and the causes of their appearance have not been sufficiently studied. Clearly only one: large, towering above the skin spots should be removed as soon as possible, just a few weeks after the birth of the child.

Treatment of pigmented birthmarks is only done by by prescribing the doctor .

A frequent cause of the appearance of pigmented spots is pregnancy. On the faces of pregnant women often appear spots of irregular shape, yellow, brown or greenish in color, which sometimes makes a woman's face look like a geographic map. Most often this is due to a violation of basic metabolism, a diseased liver, improper work of endocrine glands, nervous overwork, anemia, etc.

Pigmented spots of pregnant women usually pass immediately after the termination of pregnancy or childbirth.

The food of pregnant women should contain more vitamins PP and C. It is also recommended, first of all, to treat the disease that caused the appearance of pigmented spots.

Those who are predisposed to the appearance of freckles and pigmented spots, it is necessary to monitor the content of vitamins C and PP in the diet, to reduce the consumption of coffee.

At the use of bleaching agents it is necessary to remember: all of them strongly dry up a skin. Therefore, they must be used with caution and do not abuse them.

skin lightening home remedies to whiten

properties are:

  1. lemon,
  2. grapefruit,
  3. sauerkraut,
  4. radish,
  5. parsley,
  6. cucumber,
  7. milk products,
  8. egg white,
  9. oatmeal,
  10. dandelion juice
  11. milkweed juice.

After using them, you should quickly wash yourself with water and apply a nourishing cream on your face.

Bleaching properties also have:

  1. kaolin,
  2. magnesium perhydrolelic,
  3. salicylic acid,
  4. hydrogen peroxide,
  5. benzoic, acetic and lactic acid,
  6. bismuth nitrate, white mercury.

For bleaching pigment spots, masks are primarily recommended. Whitening masks should be taken in the evenings, since after that it is harmful to appear in the sunlight. Regardless of the properties of the skin( dry, oily, normal) daily for a month after masks apply photoprotective creams.

Masks that whiten facial skin

Face whitening masks

Pour finely planed soap with hydrogen peroxide and mix until this mixture turns into foam. Then add a few drops of liquid ammonia .With this mass, spread the face for 20-30 minutes, without touching the eyebrows and eyelashes, and then rinse.

Sift the cucumber on the grater. Kashitsu put on the face. Hold it for 20-30 minutes.

Dissolve in 2% solution of boric acid to the state of gruel 10 g t alka , 10 g of drinking soda and 70 g kaolin and apply on face.

Whitening mask of cottage cheese

  1. Boric acid 1 tbsp.a spoon.
  2. Bura 1 tbsp.a spoon.
  3. Camphor alcohol 1 tbsp.a spoon.
  4. Ammonium alcohol 1 tsp.
  5. Perhydrol 1 teaspoon.
  6. Curd 250 g.

Yeast mask

Stir 15-20 g yeast in 1.5 tsp juice of lemon or grapefruit .Apply on face. After 15-20 minutes, remove the mask, dry your face, and apply cream. The mixture contains B vitamins and is useful for any skin.

Protein-perhydrol mask for normal and dry skin

Whisk 2-3 tsp protein and add a teaspoon 3% hydrogen peroxide .Add a teaspoon of cottage cheese .After her on the face, apply a cold compress of toning lotion.

Kaolin mask

Mix 1 tsp zinc oxide , 1 teaspoon white clay , 2 teaspoons 10% perhydrol and 2 teaspoons lemon juice .This mask can be kept on the face all night.

Mask from almonds

Fill with almond grains ( half cup) with a glass of boiling water. After 5 minutes, drain the water and let the almonds pass through the meat grinder. Add lemon juice juice and a tablespoon of boiled of water. The course of treatment is 30-40 masks 2 times a week. This mask is very effective.

Mask of sweet pepper

Half a pepper, grate on a plastic grater and apply to cleansed skin for 30 minutes, paying special attention to areas with pigmented spots. Rinse with cool water and apply a nourishing cream.

Antique whitening mask

  1. Curd 1 tbsp.a spoon.
  2. Ammonium alcohol 10 drops.
  3. Hydrogen Peroxide 10 drops.

Also useful are bleaching creams. I want to acquaint you with some of them.

Whitening cream from pigmented spots and freckles on the face

No. 1

  1. White mercury ointment 5 g.
  2. Perhydrol 5 g.
  3. Salicylic acid( aqueous or alcoholic solution) 2 ml.
  4. Salicylic zinc paste or zinc paste 25 g.

5 g of hydroquinol can be used in place of the white mercury ointment. Mix everything. Apply overnight for 1-2 hours. Before going to bed remove the cotton swab.

No. 2

  1. Salicylic acid 6 g
  2. Cocoa butter 21 g
  3. Alcohol 96 ° 30 ml
  4. Yolk 3 pcs.
  5. Zinc oxide 18 g
  6. Sour cream 3 tbsp.spoons
  7. Perhydrol 30 drops

No. 3

Add the mustard, vinegar and cucumber lotion to the lanolin-based nourishing cream.

No. 4

Grind one hydroperite tablet and mix with 2 teaspoons nutritious cream .First try its action behind the ear. If there is no irritation, lubricate the face for 30 minutes, then remove with cotton wool and powder with talcum( face do not wash and do not use makeup).The course of treatment is not less than one month.

Folk home whitening products

  1. With spots and freckles, you can even out the skin color by lubricating it twice a day with carrot juice. After drying, rinse face with water with milk ( tablespoon of milk for a glass of water).Strengthen the effect can be consumed daily half a cup of carrot juice.
  2. A good whitening agent is the wiped horseradish , infused on with an 8% solution of vinegar in a dark place for 5-6 days. Filter and dilute with water.
  3. Horseradish juice also helps with water.
  4. The gives a good result of the radish root tincture on vodka .
  5. Well-washed morning and evening cleansing decoction of dandelion ( 2 tablespoons in 300 ml of water, cook for 15 minutes).Also, is washed with sour milk .
  6. Onion juice with honey is a good whitening agent. With oily skin, the onion juice can be mixed with the dining room with 6% vinegar ( 1: 1).
  7. Whitens skin by rubbing infusion of parsley .Cut 2 tbsp.spoons of greens and pour half a glass of boiling water. After an hour, strain.
  8. Lubricate the face with parsley juice mixed with milk.

Whitening ointments pigmented spots and freckles on the face

No. 1

  1. Salicylic acid 1 g
  2. Bismuth nitrate 3 g.
  3. White mercury ointment 3 g.
  4. Vaseline 15 g.
  5. Lanolin 15 g.
  6. Salol 0.5 g.

No. 2

  1. White mercury ointment 3 g
  2. Bismuth nitrate 3 g
  3. Benzoic acid 1,5 g
  4. Salicylic acid 3 g
  5. Zinc paste 30 g
  6. Salol 0,5 g

Whitening ointment is applied to pigment spots on 1-2hours. Before going to bed, rinse.

Attention! In patients with kidney, liver, or adrenal gland, white mercury ointment is not used.

Once again I warn you: you should be careful when bleaching pigment spots.

Catherine II lotion recipe

The Russian Empress Catherine the Great, who was famous for her complexion, had her secret of beauty - the prescription lotion that she used constantly.

Here it is: 1 glass of thick almond milk , 1 glass of vodka , a little of rose water , juice 5 of lemons and 4 yolks. All this mix as best as possible. First of all, grind the yolks, and in them gradually add everything else.

How to remove age spots and freckles on the face with folk remedies at home

Quince. A cotton wool moistened with quince juice, rub face skin 2-3 times a day. The juice whitens the skin well.

Watermelon. Pound the pulp of the watermelon and apply the gruel to the skin for 10-15 minutes( if the skin is dry and dehydrated, then before applying the mask it must be wiped off with olive or corn oil) and make a 5-minute compress. Dampen a towel in hot water, which is added with soda( 1 teaspoon per liter), or in warm infusion of chamomile. Mask rinse with warm water. Skin the skin and apply a nourishing cream.

The birch is dangling. To get rid of freckles or age spots, folk medicine advises washing in the morning with birch sap or wiping fresh pigmented areas with fresh juice. Birch juice is very useful for aging skin.

In order to preserve the birch juice for a long time, it should be added on a tablespoon of glycerin and alcohol( per 100 g of juice).Keep in a cool, dark place.

Melon. To remove pigment spots and freckles, use pulp or melon juice( in the form of lotions or masks).

Strawberry( wild strawberry). Juice and strawberry pulp is used to remove freckles and pigment spots. Wipe your face with a piece of napkin or linen cloth with a mashed strawberries.

Kalina ordinary. Fresh juice from berries of Kalina is a good whitening agent and is used for removing freckles and pigment spots. Wipe the skin with a tissue in the morning and evening.

Mask from the juice of berries of viburnum and egg white( 1: 1) have a bleaching effect. They are applied to the face for 30 minutes. The course of treatment is 2 weeks.

To remove freckles and age spots, the vine juice can be mixed with sour cream( 1: 1), applied to the face and washed off with warm water after 10 minutes. Lubricate the face with melted butter or moisturizer.

White cabbage. Sour cabbage juice whitens freckles and pigmented spots. Juice can be used both in the form of rubbing, and in the form of masks. Masks do in a day for three weeks.

Lemon. Lemon juice brightens the freckles and pigment spots well with oily and normal skin of the face. Wipe the face 2 times a day with a tissue.

Juice of lemon juice, vinegar and water( 1: 1: 1) has good whitening properties. With dry skin, glycerol is added to the mixture. Use for wiping.

Freckles can be discolored by wiping the skin with water, into which are dropped several pieces of lemon. Onion onion. In folk medicine, onions are used against freckles on the face, with abrasions, stings of bees and wasps, to accelerate the maturation of furuncles and abscesses, with frostbites and fresh burns.

For outdoor use, a slice of onion with milk is prepared or a baked onion is used which is applied to the affected area. You can wipe your face with a fresh onion.

Cucumber. Squeeze the juice of a young cucumber grease freckles or pigmentation spots 2-3 times a day for several weeks.

Cleanser yellow. Fresh juice cleansing lubricate freckles twice a day for 2-3 weeks.

Parsley. Apply twice a day fresh fresh juice from young parsley leaves or apply a gruel from young roots and greens.

Radish for sowing. Fresh radish juice helps to get rid of freckles. Wipe the skin 2-3 times a day until the effect is obtained.

When freckles help mask of grated radish( face pre-lubricate the cream).The mask is put on for 10-15 minutes. It is washed off first with warm water and then with cold water.

Red currant. The juice of berries( or gruel from berries) of red currant is a proven means for whitening the skin with freckles and pigmented spots. Wipe the skin 2-3 times a day for 3-4 weeks. When dry skin after rubbing, grease it with thick sour cream and after 10 minutes rinse with water at room temperature.

Mask of mashed redcurrant berries is applied to the face( if there are freckles) for 15 minutes. It is washed off with warm water and then with cold water.

Mix 50 grams of milk with the same amount of red currant juice. Dampen in this composition a gauze or cotton wool, put it on your face and cover it with a damp towel. Remove the mask after 15 minutes, dry the skin and apply cream.

Tomato( Tomato). Mix a small amount of tomato juice with the same amount of milk. Wadded or gauze swabs rub face skin several times a day until a whitening effect is obtained.

Pound a small tomato. The resulting gruel is applied to the face for 20 minutes( with oily skin and the presence of freckles).Rinse with warm water and apply cream.

In cases of copious freckles, masks from tomato slices are recommended. Before applying the mask, the skin is cleaned and neobylno lubricated with a nutritious cream. After 30 minutes, remove the mask and wash your face with warm water.

Pumpkin. Mask from boiled and mashed into pieces slices of pumpkin removes pigment spots and freckles.

Dill. Mask from the infusion of green fennel and parsley clarifies freckles and age spots.

Horseradish. Kashitsa from the roots of horseradish 1-2 times a day apply on the affected skin.

In the case of freckles and pigmented spots, the following masks can be used:

Of green peas. 2 tablespoons of green peas mix with 2 tablespoons of whey and stir well until smooth.

Made from oatmeal or corn flour. To 2 tablespoons of oatmeal or corn flour, add 1 beaten egg white, mix well.

Cucumber. Combine the cucumber with one tablespoon of any nutritious cream.

For oily skin , the cucumber juice should be mixed with an equal amount of milk and let it sit for 24 hours. Dampen infusion with a gauze napkin and apply on face.

Honey and cottage cheese. Three teaspoons of cottage cheese and one teaspoon of honey to whip in a cream. This mixture is well washed with cold milk.

Effective medical medicine for removing stains and freckles on the face

  1. Lubricating open body parts in the morning with a mixture of: tannin 5,0, ether and elastic collodion of 7.5 grams with 95% alcohol;
  2. 10% saline ointment with 5 g of 10% red clay;
  3. 15% ointment of paraaminobenzoic acid.

Ointments with 1-2% solution of calomel, resorcinol, salicylic acid( 1: 500) are also recommended;solutions of hydrochloric acid( 1: 500);3% hydrogen peroxide for discoloration.

The use of these products at home is not only highly undesirable, but can be dangerous.

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