As the age grows, age spots develop over the skin of some of the particular portion of the body like face, hand and arms just like tiny freckles easily visible over it. Melasma is also a type of age spot, but this specific condition do appear like a larger brown patches on the sun-exposed areas and turn it into dark skin.
Natural Way to Cure Melasma
Wait and watch
Generally melasma disappears after a small time gap without any extra treatment over it. Those melasma which are actually caused by the hormone medication or pregnancy just clears up with its own treatment.
Use Skin Lightening Agent
The melasma could be cured with the help of skin-lightening agent such as hydroquinone which actually reduce the growth of spots and clear it up.
The melasma could completely be cleared up and also prevent developing the extra new patches of melasma through the usage of a sunscreen. To do it, one should apply it over those areas of the body, which are exposed to the sunrays in the morning just before you leave home.
Use Glycolic Acid
The melasma and brown spots could be reduced by the use of glycolic acid. This can be applied over the spots every night just before going to bed. For the treatment of larger brown spots and the affected areas of melasma, one could prefer for the glycolic peel. Such type of treatments may result in creating irritating and redness if it is used in higher quantity, then actually required.
The brown spots could easily be treated with the help of dermabrasion, bleaching and freezing. A specific medication called hydroquinone has a good effect over the dark spots those people having fair skin.
It does work by destroying the upper and topmost layer of the skin. Thus this process of treatment is enormously helpful and so need to be repeated several times until and unless you feel a better output.
Apple Cider Vinegar
The apple cider vinegar is actually acidic in nature and that’s why it is best available choice for the treatment of melasma at home. To do it, one should mix 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar with 2 tablespoons of water which on mixing well could be used for cleansing the face and actually the affected areas, by soaking a clean ball of cotton and applying it softly over the face and affected areas.
Just leave it for atleast three minutes and then wash it off. If this process of treatment is continued regularly then you will get benefitted with an enormously lighter and smooth skin. The onion and lemon juice could also be preferred.
Say NO to Birth Control Pills
The consuming of the birth control pills should completely be avoided with safe permission from the doctors. The hormone replacement medications should be avoided in order to reduce the effect of disease. If the melasma is actually based on the hormone, then it will get cured itself just after giving birth. One could also prefer non hormonal type of birth control or even other type of oral contraceptive could also be preferred.