How To Reduce Melanin Pigment From Skin/Face
When skin has excess melanin in some areas, the condition is called hyper-pigmentation. It can be genetic or can be caused by exposure to sun. Excess melanin manifests in the form of brown spots on face and other parts of skin. The condition is also known as melasma.
Here are some tips on How To Reduce Melanin Pigment From Skin/Face-
- Mash a few slices of avocado and apply the pulp on face or any other parts of body. Wash off after 15 minutes.
- Take an onion slice and rub it on pigmented areas. Wash off after 10 minutes.
- Mash equal amounts of guava and banana together. Apply on pigmented areas and wash off after 20 minutes.
- Mix juice of half a lemon with 2 tsp honey and apply on pigmented parts. Rinse off after 15 minutes.
Many specific anti-pigmentation creams are available in market. They work by reducing melanin. Use good quality creams that do not contain bleach.
You can try
This non-greasy cream is suitable for all skin types. It lightens skin pigmentation.
Shahnaz Husain Anti Pigmentation Glossy Face Pack
This face pack is good for reducing dark spots. This face pack will suit every skin type.
Avene – D-Pigment Light Dark Spot Lightener
This is a treatment for normal to combination skin which corrects localised or widespread brown spots, prevents the appearance of new brown spots and evens out the skin’s complexion.
It lightens the skin tone & blemishes in great way. It has Enough moisturizing properties skin & doesn’t breaks out.
Dermacologica c-12 pure bright serum
This lightweight, highly-active topical treatment combats hyperpigmentation (brown spots, discoloration and uneven skin tone) day and night.
You can consult a good dermatologist for getting laser treatment to reduce melanin on face/skin. Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Skin Rejuvenation is an advanced treatment for treating hyper-pigmentation and other skin issues. IPL is a pulsed broad spectrum light that is delivered by energy and attracted into the skin by melanin which destroys abnormal cells by heat. It stimulates cell renewal and regeneration.
Chemical peeling is also recommended for treating hyperpigmentation. Your dermatologist can also prescribe some medications or creams for melanin removal.
Green leafy vegetables like spinach, mint and coriander have plenty of vitamin A that combats skin pigmentation. Foods rich in vitamin C are also very good for preventing and curing melanin. Lemon, guava and papaya etc. have good quantity of vitamin C.
Vitamin E does not reduce the production of melanin but helps in lightening pigmentation. Almond, spinach, broccoli and sweet potatoes are rich in this vitamin.
Have you tried any of these remedies to reduce melanin on face/skin?
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