Pigmentation on skin: Home remedies to get rid of pigmentation on hands and legs

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Skin pigmentation: Some home remedies can help to get rid of hands and feet pigmentation. (Source: theprettypimple.com)

Pigmentation on skin: Skin pigmentation brings along a lot of skin problems. It leads to discolouration of the skin, dark patches, acne, itching etc. Most of us take care of our face but often avoid taking care of our hands and legs. It is quite visible as the colour of our face skin is quite different from the colour of our legs and hands. We must realise that it is important to take care of our legs and hands equally, as we take care of our face skin. When our legs and hands get exposed to sunlight, pollution, dirt etc. they often undergo severe damage. Thus, some home remedies can help to get rid of the pigmented skin of hands and legs. (Also read: How to get rid of the dry skin from leg and feet)

Home remedies to treat hands and legs pigmentation naturally

  • Potato
  • Apple cider vinegar
  • Lemon scrub
  • Aloe vera
  • Orange peel

Potato
Potato helps to even the skin tone and bring the glow to the skin. For this, you need one potato and grate it. Extract the juice from the potato and apply it to the pigmented area. Leave it for half an hour and take a bath. Don’t forget to moisturise your skin after that. (Also read: How is potato beneficial for hair and skin)

Apple cider vinegar

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Pigmentation on hands and feet can be treated using apple cider vinegar.

It is one solution to any great skin problems. Use a tbsp. of apple cider vinegar and 2 tsp. of water. Mix them together. Apply this solution to your hands and legs properly. Leave it for 5-10 minutes. Now wash your body with lukewarm water.

Lemon scrub
Take some lemon juice, honey and sugar. Mix them well in a bowl. You can even add lemon peel powder to the solution. Now scrub your hands and legs along with it. Wash your body after proper scrubbing. It will help to even the skin tone. (Also read: Skin Whitening: Lemon face masks for a flawless skin)

Aloe vera

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Aloe vera gel helps to get rid of pigmentation from hands and skin.

Extract some gel from aloe vera leaf. Apply this gel to your hands and legs. Leave it for half an hour and wash it off with plain water. You can even add almond oil to aloe vera gel and apply it to the pigmented area. However, make sure you do not go out directly after applying this. Wahs it of properly and moisturise your skin. (Also read: Skin Hydration: How to hydrate the skin using aloe vera gel)

Orange peel
Oranges being rich in vitamin C are great for skin. Take some orange peel powder and some yoghurt. Mix them well together. Apply it to your hands and legs evenly. Keep scrubbing for 15 minutes and then wash it off with lukewarm water. You will notice the difference.

Don’t miss to read: How to Get Rid of Hyperpigmentation At Home

These are some of the best ways to get rid of skin pigmentation. You can try cucumber pack as well. Besides this, one needs to drink plenty of water to stay well hydrated and avoid skin problems. You can read this article in Hindi as well.

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