How to Use Raw Potato to Get Rid of Hyper pigmentation on Your Face

hyperpigmentation Overproduction of melanin (that gives hair and face color) in certain spots on the skin causes hyper pigmentation. It is a common harmless skin problem, which results in darkened patches of skin than the normal skin color. Hyperigmentation can occur to anyone regardless of one’s gender, race or age. It can occur on almost any part of the body, including the face, neck, hands, arms and legs. Over exposure to the sun and heat is one of the most common reasons for pigmentation. It can sometimes be caused by certain medications due to their side effects or diseases. In some cases the severe emotional stress or duress may become the cause .

How to Use Raw Potato to Get Rid of Hyperpigmentation on Your Face

Potatoes are not just good sources of starch but can also prevent a host of skin pigmentation problems like melasma, dark circles, hyper and hypo pigmentation. Potato’s niacinamide, a niacin derivative of the Vitamin B Complex group, proves to be an excellent skin-lightening agent. If your skin is affected with dark spots, hyper pigmentation and melasma, just try these effective DIY potato treatments and see the magic for yourself. They can lighten the skin with continuous application. Method 1:
  • Slice up a potato into thick pieces. Put a few drops of water on the surface of a potato piece and then rub directly on your skin where you have hyperpigmentation.
  • Do this for about 8-10 minutes.
  • Wash your face with lukewarm water.
  • Repeat the process three or four times a day for at least a month. 
Method 2:
  • Grate one potato and squeeze the juice out of it.
  • Add an equal amount of lemon juice and mix well.
  • Apply this mixture on the affected area. Leave it on for about 20 to 30 minutes.
  • Wash your face with lukewarm water.
  • Repeat the process twice daily for a month

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