10 Best Home Remedies for Black Spots on the Face, Legs, Hands

Home remedies for black spots, dark spots, age spots, pimple marks

How to cure black spots on the face due to acne, pimples, sun exposure on Legs, hands, neck etc

Black spots on the face or dark spots, age spots, brown spots, pimple marks on the face can be a beauty concern that almost all of us face. Some of us are struggling to get rid of these black spots, age spots or dark spots from the face and body. There are cream and lotion too in the market for removing them. But like we say home remedies and herbal cures are best to try to remove the spots from the face. Black spots are very easily visible when the complexion is fair. They are mostly caused by the sun damage, acne, age, hormone fluctuations etc. Pimple or dark spots are experienced by teenagers while the mature people have age spots on their face. We will share home remedies for treating dark spots, pimple marks on the face.

Below are some of the best treatment for black spots, dark spots and pimple marks

1. Aloe vera gel for treating black spots

Aloe vera gel has so many minerals and vitamins which helps achieving a spotless skin by getting rid of the black spots and dark spots from the face. Take some fresh aloe vera gel and apply it on the face. Daily application of aloe vera gel on the face will help lighten the black marks and spots.You can wash the face after 30 minutes.

Aloe Vera with lemon juice:

  1. Take 1 teaspoonful of aloe vera gel and in that you have to mix fresh lemon juice around 1 teaspoonful.
  2. Mix these two well and taking a clean cotton ball or even clean fingers, apply  this on the face where you have dark spots.
  3. You can also apply this on the neck, body parts like your hands, legs where the black spots are there.
  4. Leave this for the entire night. Yes, night time will give wonderful and faster results.
  5. You should use this daily and everyday applying this mixture will fade the spots faster.

2. Cinnamon Powder for Dark spots

Cinnamon powder has anti inflammatory, anti bacterial properties and it is beneficial in lightening the dark spots, pimple marks on the face. If you have pimple then too using cinnamon on the face will cure your pimples. This will also get rid of the tiny blackheads on your nose, cheeks etc. More on that later. so, how can you try this for treating the spots. Here is the natural method.

  1. Make cinnamon powder paste with some rose water or some plain water.
  2. Apply on the black marks and let it dry.
  3. Wash with plain water.
  4. Try this treatment 3 times in a week to remove the black spots soon.

cinnamon for skin and hair

3. Strawberry for black spot removal

Strawberries have enzymes like ellagic acid which are very efficient to lighten and treat the black spots on the face. Regular use of strawberry rich packs, masks and recipes will give a smooth and brighten complexion. it also gives a non blotchy blemish-less skin.

  1. Take a slice of strawberry and rub that on the face concentrating on the black spots and other spots.
  2. Keep it overnight and wash in the morning which will help fade the black spots on face. 
  3. This remedy should be tried 3 times in a week for better results.

4. Turmeric and lime juice for black spots

Another excellent remedy to remove the black spots from the face is with turmeric and lemon juice. This is considered as a good quick combination for getting an even toned complexion which is devoid of the spots and wrinkles. When you have spots on Face, legs, hands etc then too this remedy can be tried as stated. 

  1. Take 2 teaspoonful of some lemon juice in a small bowl.
  2. Then you have to add just a pinch of turmeric powder in it.
  3. Make paste of the two and stir it well.
  4. Then apply on the black spots and pimple marks at night.
  5. Keep it overnight and wash in the morning.
  6. Try this ever day only at the spots to get rid of them. 

5. Lime juice and honey for black spots

Lemon juice is not only used with turmeric but it can be mixed with a variety of other things which boost the results. Honey is another natural thing that is used a lot with lemon juice to cure a lot of skin problems. Lemon juice has skin lightening and skin whitening properties. It helps to enhance the skin texture and smoothness. Honey nourishes the face and also helps in removing the darkness of black spots.

  • Mix some lemon juice and honey in equal amount.
  • Like you have taken one teaspoonful of honey then 1 teaspoonful of honey is required.
  • Now, you should apply this concoction of lemon and honey on the face over the black spots.
  • This should be kept to work for at least 30 minutes. You can apply this by massaging the facial skin.
  • After that time, wash the face with mild water.

6. Grapes for black spots

grapes for black spots removal on the face

Grapes are rich in fruit enzymes and Alpha Hydroxy acids (AHAs) which help to lighten the dull skin tone and remove the skin darkness. Grapes juice is also efficient in treating the black spots and other spots on the face. Do you know that this grape extracts will result in the cell regeneration at a faster rate. Therefore, the skin clarity and elasticity increases and the wrinkles on the skin are reduced. Applying fresh grapes juice every night before going to sleep to help remove the black spots on the face. The process is pretty simple. Take a grape and cut it into half. Rub the piece on the face. This will soak the skin with grape juice. Wash the face the next morning.

7. Milk and turmeric for spots

Milk is rich in the natural lactic acid. lactic acid as you know is one of the best efficient thing to put an end to skin blemishes. Therefore, Milk and turmeric is a great combination for black spot removal from the facial skin and body parts. Turmeric helps in skin lightening and improvising the delicate texture of the facial skin.

It also removes the age relate spots on mature skin and pimple marks face by the teenagers.

  1. Take 2 teaspoonful of milk which should be fat free.
  2. In that, you have to mix 2 pinches of pure turmeric spice powder.
  3. Mix and apply this over the facial akin or only on the dark spots.
  4. Let this natural milk remedy work on the blemishes and blotchy skin then wash off.
  5. You should repeat this everyday at night so that you can wash the face in the morning.

8. Pomegranate juice for dark spots

Pomegranate juice is rich in enzymes which help in treating the black spots on the skin. This juice will also benefits in removing the skin spots like dark spots, age spots and acne marks. Even pomegranate seed paste too can be used for black spots removal.

  1. Take the juice of pomegranate and then apply this on the facial skin.
  2. Application should not be just the applying thing.
  3. But you need to massage the face with this.
  4. Massaging helps to get the product deeper in the skin layers.
  5. Wash the next day not the same day.
  6. Overnight time would be sufficient to minimize the problems.

9. Orange peel powder for black marks

Orange peel is rich in the orange oil. You would know that orange peel has the properties that induces tightening of the pores and cleanses the oily skin. It is very refreshing and suitable for acne prone skin.

Take 1 teaspoonful of orange peel powder and add 2 teaspoonful honey in it. Make a paste and apply on the black spots. Let this get dry for 30 minutes. It would be best for the oily skin. This will also remove your blackheads and whiteheads but only with regular use. This natural treatment helps remove the spots and black marks on the face efficiently and faster. 

10. Sandalwood and rose water

Sandalwood has a healing and soothing nature. In Ayurveda too sandalwood is considered as the best. It also lightens the skin and marks on the face wonderfully. Along with the rose water, these two ingredients will treat the black spots effectively. Mix one teaspoonful of sandalwood with some rose water. Apply on the face and let it dry. Wash with water.

Try this everyday to get rid of the black spots, age spots and dark spots from the face. If your concern is spots, marks etc then you must read these too.

How to Use Potato Packs for Dark Spots

Home Remedies to Treat Uneven skin Tone

Natural Treatments for Patchy Skin and blotchy Skin

How to Get rid of Dry skin on Face 

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60 comments

  1. deepak Prajapati

    hi mam mere face par bahut pimples ho gye h kya roop mantra cream se ye shaap ho jayenge plZz mam reply fast

  2. Helo dr mere face par black spots h gal par and my skin oily &.skin colur dark hai main chahti hu ke fairnes ke liye main kaunsi cream use karu daily aur night main kya laga kar sou plz help me.

  3. Hi mam. My face oily face and having more dark spot. How can i reduce the dark spot.

  4. Hi sagan,

    The best remedy that is easy also is with tomatoes. just rub a tomato slice everyday in the evening on the face. Then wash the face after 1 hour. this will fade the marks very soon.

  5. Hi mam,

    Can I use lemon on face ? Pls give some tips for reducing pimples and black marks on face.

  6. hi mam,iam krishna
    I have a pimples and black dorks on my face skin,can u please guide me ,which one is better creame or any other like tomato etc,,,,,,

    but I need a complete result mam,plz suggest me with your experience

  7. Hi Gomathi,

    I just posted an article o this how to sue lemons for acne marks and spots.
    See here: http://tipsandbeauty.com/how-to-use-lemon-juice-for-acne-scars-pimple-marks/

    Hope this helps you! 🙂

  8. Hi Krishna,

    Honestly, creams do not work as good as the natural remedies so you can apply tomato slice and rub the juice on the dark spots. wash after 30 minutes. Do this daily. You will see good results.

  9. Yes, you can try.

  10. You can try Lotus white glow gel cream for day and night. I don’t know how come I missed replying to this comment.

  11. Hello mam ,
    Mere face par kafi blamish ho gye hai. Kafi cream try kri par kuch frk bhi pada. Plz help me. Meri skin kafi zayda dry hai aur face k upar barik line b hai. Mam plz plz plz help me
    meri age 35 hai.
    Thank u

  12. mera rang sanwla hai or face par kafi chote-chote pimples hain or skin bhi oily hai so plz tel me Niesha ji what should I do to solve that problam

  13. Hi Tanya,

    You should daily apply lemon juice and honey mixture on the face. Just take 1/2 teaspoonful of honey with half teaspoonful of lemon juice. Apply on the face with fingers. wash after 30 minutes. This needs to be done in the evening. This will give you good results in fading the fine lines. Honey is good for keeping the skin moisturized and also to fade any darkness or dullness.

    You can use garnier wrinkle lift while sleeping at night. For the day time use Lotus herbals white glow gel cream.

  14. Hi ..mam..m 30 year old my skin is very dry I have tried many products… But of no use .even my husband have started noticing my skin ..he keeps on saying my skin looks dull aged ..rough ..please help me….how to get back glowing skin

  15. Hi Bijaylaxmi,

    Actually dry skin needs a lot of care else wrinkles can come up. I will advise you to apply honey everyday in the evening. then wash after 30 minutes. Honey will restore the balance and also fades the dryness. You can also apply Milk cream at night which gives good results.

  16. hello mam mere face muhaso ki wajah se bahut dabbe pad gaye hai pls solve my prob.

  17. hello mam mere face muhaso ki wajah se bahut dabbe pad gaye hai pls solve my prob.

  18. hi… mam… i am 20 years old and mere face par small cut marks hain bachpan (childhood age 8-12 years) ke and black spots and pimple marks , blackheads , whiteheads bhi hain….bahut pigmentation or blemishes bhi h….please mujhe kuch herbal face wash or spots remove karne ke liye kuch home remedies bataye

  19. Hi Sanjay,

    You can apply tomato juice every night then wash in the morning. Scrub the face with face scrub in 2-3 times in a week.

  20. Hi Utkarsh,

    You can use garnier pure active neem and tulsi foaming face wash.

    try these remedies shown in this post:
    http://tipsandbeauty.com/home-remedies-to-get-rid-of-the-whiteheads-fast/

    http://tipsandbeauty.com/natural-pimple-acne-scars-treatment-at-home/

  21. hi…mam…. but garnier neem and tulsi face wash me salicylic acid hota hai….or salicylic acid skin layer remove karta hai jis se agar iska use karna band kar de to skin blackness increase ho jati hai…..or black spots ke liye patanjali ka kanti lep kaisa rahega

  22. mam…face par keel bahut hoti hain….agar vicco turmeric cream use karta rahta hoon to nahi hoti hain

  23. mam mere face bohot black mrk hai….aur bhohot sare product bhi use kiye hai abhi tak face klin nhi hua hai so plsss help m and advice m so what i do…

  24. mem i have used panderm plus crem as i aviod my sceen become dark so plZ plz suggest me what i do
    for become my fairness
    as early as possible
    for the parmanent solution plz suggeste me any best cream or any thing i do

  25. Hi Sanjay,
    Try using fresh lemon juice with some rose water at night daily. This will fade the pimples.

  26. Hi Utkarsh, I think you can try that cream and also use neem face scrub 2 times in a week.

  27. You can try applying tomato juice at night daily and was in the morning. This will surely fade the marks and spots.

  28. Hi Shlok,

    You can try using Roop mantra cream or apply tomato juice at night daily and wash that in the morning.

  29. Hy mam my skin is very oily n I’ve more pimpls n my skin colour is half black so mam what can I do uo remove these problems plz hlp me

  30. Hy mam my skin is very oily n I’ve more pimpls n my skin colour is half black so mam what can I do uo remove these problems plz hlp me…

  31. Hi Abhishek,

    You should apply a multani mitti or neem face pack 1-2 times in a week. This helps to combat acne and oiliness.
    Hope that helps you!! 🙂

  32. Hello ma’am
    Mere phiyance ki skin bahot dark ho gai he…unke faxe pe pimples and bahot dark spots he.unki skin pe black dhabbe ho gaye he..meri 3 months k bad shadi he so I want his clear skin before marriage. So plz ma’am help me out from this.

  33. hello mam,
    i am suffering from pimples problem and also dark spot. my skin colour is very darj . so pls suggest me a instant effective teartment for my problem special darkness problem. I want fair skin .pls mam suggest me something

  34. Hi Sejal,

    You can tell your fiance to apply tomato juice daily at night and wash after 30 minutes. This will help to lighten the dark spots.
    Best wishes for your marriage.

  35. You can apply some lemon juice on the face and wash after 20 minutes. Try this 20 minutes.

  36. Hii mam. meri di ki isi November me last Month shadi h or unke face pe jhaiya or black spots ho gaye h or kuch month pehle khana banate waqt garam daal ke chite unki ankho ke niche pad gaye jiski wajah se daag ho gaye ek ankh keniche..jiski wajah se face ke half bhag dark dikhte h plz Koi best tips bataye Jissay solution ho sake mere upar diye gaye questions ka plzzzzzzzzzzz help me

  37. Plzzzzzzz ans me fast. .

  38. Rly me fast. ..

  39. Hi mam.I am jegadeesh .my skin affected in pollution,and my skin in affected more dark spots..what is the method of deep cleaning in dark spots…. Plzz help me..

  40. Hi Neetu,
    I can understand. You can try applying curd pack. take some curd and mix with some besan to make a paste then apply this paste on the face and wash with tepid water.
    Best wishes for your sister’s wedding!

  41. Hi Jegadeesh,
    The best thing you can do is to scrub the face 2 rimes in a week so that the skin becomes clean and free from pollution, dirt and dead skin cells.

  42. Hlo mam mere face pe on my nose dark spots h side pe b nose k mam plz koi sloution bta dijye

  43. Hi Nancy,

    You can apply potato juice everyday at night and wash in the morning. Just cit a thin slice and rub on the affected area.

  44. Ma’am I have a dark spot and oily skin. I get pimples also. What would be the best to remove those dark and pimples scar.
    Pls recommend some products.
    Thank you

  45. Hi, I would suggest you to try Himalaya neem face wash or Garnier neem and tulsi high foaming face wash. You can apply a mixture of honey with lemon juice and leave for 30 minutes then wash off. Try this daily in the evening.

  46. Thank you Ma’am.

  47. Hii mam… My Gaal has many black and dark spots… Mere face pe daane aate hai aur fhir wo black spots ban jaate hai mam please help me and suggest me what i do…..???? Please

  48. redmark and pimpel mark

  49. hlw mam , i am 16 years old i have black spots due to pimples on my face. I try many cream bt no result is found plz suggest me something plz fast mam

  50. mam merii skin bohut I sensitive hai. .jo v use karti hu..Pimples nikalta hai bohut…aur face pe bohut black spots haiii. ..so mai kya use karu…plzzz help

  51. mam mere nose pe aur gals pe darkspots hogye h mam best treatment btao jisse jldi theek ho jae next month meri shadi h

  52. Hello mam meri eye ke nicha wale yo space ha WO bhout ke deep ho gaye ha air eye ke pass small small dot be ha plzzz help me mam

  53. Aur mam face be saf nahi ha

  54. Reply me mam plz help meeee

  55. Hello mam meri eye ke nicha wale yo space ha WO bhout ke deep ho gaye ha air eye ke pass small small dot be ha plzzz help me mam

  56. Hi mam, There are pimple black spot on my cheeks and forehead.I am now using a mask of combining of potato and honey to remove these. Will it work or not, plz tell me.If any better treatment plz tell me.

  57. Mam, I have a dark spots on my forehead oily skin. . What would be the best to remove those dark and pimples scar.
    Pls recommend some products mam.

  58. Hi mam i was using ultrabrite cream n after i stop using it now my both corners side of nose becomes dark n chin area become dark ..n my skin became dry plzz tell me any home remidies or creamm..

  59. Mam plz tell me can i try tomato juice for dark skin around nose n chin area it started appearing after i stop using ultrabrite cream plz give me suggestions n that area is becoming dry n black plz hlp me