Dark spots on your skin are a nightmare! Also, these stubborn ones, they take forever to disappear and sometimes still persist.
From freckles and age spots to scarring and dark tans, a lot of things can make your complexion look spotted. While being harmless, these spots can still lower your confidence and sometimes be a hinderance to your looks too. If happened due to sun, it can end up damaging the skin as well.
In this blog, we shall look at what causes dark spots on the skin and how one can get rid of them without having to undergo high-tech dermatological treatments! Yes, these can be dealt at home, all by yourselves.
WHY DO WE GET DARK SPOTS?
Melanin, a pigment that gives the eyes, skin, and hair their colour, sometimes gets produced in extra amounts than usual under our skins. In such situations on some particular areas of skin, hyper pigmentation occurs. This gives rise to the Dark Spots. The more the Melanin, the darker the shade.
This can mainly happen due to
- Skin inflammation
- Excessive Sun exposure
- Scars after Injuries
- Hormonal fluctuations
We cannot stop going outdoors nor can we control our body completely, but can we treat them? Well yes, Absolutely we can!
HOW TO WORK THEM OUT?
Natural methods are always favoured in situations like these that are going to have a chronic effect on our skins. What would serve the purpose better than Essential Oils! Out of many skin effective oils, we have condensed 3 for you if you are looking to primarily fade away your dark spots permanently.
THE DARK SPOTS KIT by Satt Naturals
This wholesome kit is your one stop solution to products that’ll help you treat your dark spots easily at your home. The beauty oils contained by the kit are- Lavender, Tea tree, Sweet Almond. Aromatic solutions will help strengthen and restore your damaged skin just perfectly.
- Reduce dark spots and marks caused by pimples or acne.
- For hydrated and radiant looking skin.
- Gentle on the skin and good for daily use.
- All natural oils free from harmful chemicals.
- For all skin types.
Let’s learn the individual benefits these oils impart and their even stronger synergistic application on damaged skin.
Lavender Essential oil
Discovered over 2,500 years ago, lavender oil’s powerful antioxidant, antimicrobial, and calming properties have been used both cosmetically and therapeutically for centuries. Lavender oil can aid in
- skin lightening since it reduces inflammation
- reduce discoloration
- lessen the acne and
- lessen blotchiness and redness.
To use- dilute it in carrier oil of your choice and apply it to your skin after washing your face.
You can also use lavender oil as a facial toner by mixing two drops of lavender oil with one teaspoon aloe water. Soak a cotton ball in the blend and then gently rub it over your face.
Tea Tree Essential oil
Tea tree oil's fading superpowers come more from its ability to
- prevent wounds from festering
- rapidly healing a blemish
- banishing bacteria in all
rather than lightening the scar immediately. This in turn helps in faster healing. When you heal faster, you're less likely to develop a dark spot.
To use- Mix 2-3 drops of oil with 1 teaspoon of Jojoba Oil or Coconut Oil. Apply using a cotton ball on the affected area and wash after 30 minutes. (although it does have minor resurfacing properties like a gentle acid)
Sweet Almond Oil
Due to its anti-inflammatory and emollient properties, as well as its high nutrient content, it’s a highly popular skin care oil today. As great carrier oil for blemish-prone skin, Sweet Almond Oil contains vitamin A and E that stimulate the production of new skin cells and smooth fine lines; and reduce ultraviolet (UV) damage to the skin respectively. It works against free radicals that promote signs of ageing. Sweet Almond oil has been used for thousands of years to
- Soothe irritated skin
- Soften the irregular skin and
- Repair the damaged skin.
To use- The oil can be applied topically to moisturise and keep skin smooth and supple. It also protects skin against damage from UV rays.
HOW TO USE THESE IN COMBINATION?
These oils, when correctly combined with carrier oils can have amazing benefits for the skin. They can help to decrease the appearance of consistant pigmentation and can increase cellular regeneration to boost resilience in your skin without use of chemicals, all naturally.
How to use- Add to 10ml of Sweet Almond Oil, add 3 drops of Tea Tree Essential Oil and Lavender Essential Oil each. Use this combination to apply topically on skin to moisturize and keep it smooth and supple. The dark spots will visibly fade to the permanent!
Include these oils in your skin care routine to unbox the combined goodness.