Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Facial Skin Discoloration Treatment

Facial Skin Discoloration Treatment

Face discoloration, also known as melasma is a common skin related problem. The main cause behind facial skin discoloration is the overproduction or increase of melanin in the skin. This condition is very common in women, especially those who are pregnant. Common sign of melesma include irregular brown or grayish-brown patches on the skin of face and neck. You can use various home remedies to get rid of this problem. Here are some tips on facial skin discoloration treatment.

Facial Skin Discoloration Treatment

Make a mixture of gram flour, turmeric powder, lemon juice and milk cream to form a smooth paste. Apply this paste on your face and leave it to dry. Wash your face with water.

Soak some almonds in water overnight. Ground them and mix honey to make a smooth paste. Apply it on your face and after it dries, wash the paste clean.

You can also use sandalwood powder to make an effective remedy for facial skin discoloration treatment. Mix sandalwood powder, lemon juice, tomato juice and cucumber juice. Apply the resultant mixture to your face. Once that dries on the face, wash it off.

Another effective facial skin discoloration treatment is oat facial scrub. To make it, take:

2 teaspoons of ground oatmeal,
1 teaspoon of baking soda and water

  • Mix all ingredients together to make a paste.
  • Apply it on your face using a gentle circular motion
  • Then wash it off properly

Potato juice is loaded with natural skin lightening properties. Just rub a raw potato slice or even the juice daily on your face

Is there any cream for facial skin discoloration treatment?

There are many creams which aid in reducing facial discoloration. If you want to cream to get rid of your problem then you are advised to go for hydroquinone based cream. However this should be prescribed by the doctor. You can also use tretinoin based creams.

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