Home Remedies

Home Remedies for Pigmentation

Nowadays, skin pigmentation disorders are common. The problem of skin pigmentation affects the coloring of your skin. It results in dark or lighter patches on the skin and may affect your face or entire body. It occurs due to excess of melanin production or lack of melanin in the body, which causes darker or lighter skin.

Here are some amazing home remedies to get a clear and pigmentation free skin.

Turmeric Remedy

turmeric (Curcuma Longa) is first top remedy for improving skin color and reducing skin pigmentation. It is also beneficial in preventing acne, acne scars and other skin diseases.

  • Take 1 tsp. turmeric powder.
  • Make paste using cow’s milk cream.
  • Now, apply it on your face before going to sleep.
  • Leave it for at least 20 to 30 minutes.
  • Now, wash your face with lukewarm water.

It will improve the color of skin and make it glowing as well. It is also beneficial in reducing blemishes, black spots and dark circles under the eyes.

Turmeric Oil

However, turmeric oil is not easily available in grocery store, but you can arrange it from the internet.

  • Take 100 ml coconut oil and 5 ml turmeric oil.
  • Mix both oils in exact ratio.
  • Apply on the skin after bath every day.

Turmeric oil increases the effectiveness of coconut oil by adding essential phyto-chemicals in it. It helps in preventing and treating hyper-pigmentation of the skin. It also improves skin glow and reduces dark spots.

Nutmeg powder

You can get healthier, smoother and clearer skin with nutmeg powder.

  • Take nutmeg powder and mix it with honey to make a paste.
  • Apply this paste on your face for 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Wash your face with warm water.

You can also use nutmeg powder mixing in water if you do not like honey on your face. It is also effective in acne, blackheads, blemishes and black spots.

Watermelon & Rice

Watermelon and rice remedy is highly effective for reducing skin pigmentation, dark circles and blemishes.

  • Take one small water watermelon.
  • Make a hole by removing a small piece from watermelon.
  • Now, put 250 grams rice in the watermelon through the hole.
  • Now, place the removed piece of watermelon to close the hole again.
  • Leave it for seven days in a dark and cold place.
  • After seven days, remove rice from watermelon and discard watermelon.
  • Let rice to dry under sunlight.
  • Grind to make rice powder when they dried up completely.
  • Now, your remedy is ready to use.

How to use it

  • Take this rice powder and add a small amount of water to make paste.
  • Apply this paste on face, arms, and legs or on whole body.
  • Leave this body mask for 30 minutes.
  • Take a bath with warm water after 30 minutes.

Watermelon is also necessary to use as methods described above. It is an ancient secret method to improve the color of the skin and remove blemishes. It is times tested and very effective to improve skin color and reduce pigmentation.


Cucumber contains a small amount of silica and vitamin that prevents aging of skin and combats wrinkles.

  • Take cucumber with its outer skin. Outer skin contains many nutrients beneficial for skin.
  • Crush to make paste and add small amount of milk cream in the paste. Mix well both ingredients.
  • Apply this mixture on your face.

It will give you a brightening face and removes dark circles & wrinkles. You may need to use this cucumber remedy for pigmentation more than 3 months. Take cucumber with its peel because cucumber peel is also beneficial for skin.

Coconut water

Coconut has amazing properties that have positive influence on the skin. Washing face with Coconut water prevents skin pigmentation. It also reduces beauty problems like acne, blemishes, hyper-pigmentation etc. It helps to make skin clear and fair.

Raw Potato

Rubbing the skin with raw potato slices helps reducing hyper-pigmentation of the skin. It also removes the blemishes and dark spots. Catecholase enzyme present in the potatoes makes skin lighter and fairer.

Potato remedy for hyper-pigmentation

Take following ingredients.

Potato juice5 ml
Lemon juice5 ml
Coconut water5 ml
Barley powder10 grams

Mix all the ingredients and make paste. Apply this paste on the hyper-pigmented skin. Leave it for 30 minutes and then rinse it off with warn water. It gives results within a few days and you can continue this remedy for at least 30 to 60 days for permanent cure of hyper-pigmentation.

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