Hyperpigmentatin is dark color patches that appear on face and other parts of the body. It occurs due to overexposure of skin to the sun rays. The production and deposition of melanin is the main cause of hyperpigmentation while melanin is a pigment that offers natural color to the skin.
There are different types of hyperpigmentation the most common is melasma. This melasma is mostly common to women while 10% men are affected by melasma. The pigmentation appears in the form of butterfly pattern on the nose, forehead,and upper lips. The patches look prominent in sunlight.
Post inflammatory Hyperpigmentation is another type of hyperpigmentation that grows due to some injury or infection of the skin. Sometimes excess use of skin prodict or acne spots results PIH.
Photo pigmentation is another type of hyperpigmentation occurs due to prolong exposure of skin in the sunlight. In recent days so many natural and artificial remedies has developed to improve hyperpigmentation.
Treatment for hyperpigmentation:
There are variety of treatment for hyperpigmentation which includes bleaching creams, laser treatment and some home made products. The home made products are better than others in the sense that these have got no side effect.
The bleaching cream contains so many harmful chemicals while leaser treatment is costly as well as become worse sometimes. Home made product along with some herbal and organic products are better to remove hyperpigmentation and they are cheap.
They include vegetable, fruits, nuts etc.But Aloe vera is the best of all for hyperpigmentation treatment. On the other hand so many pigmentation removal cream have come out in the market.
Treatment of hyperpigmentation with Aloe vera
Aloe vera is a short stemless succulent plant having a height of 24-29 inches. It belong to lily family and often called as miracle plant. It is easily available plant and can be grown at home. Aloe vera has also other important applications.
Aloe vear is an important ingredients in cosmetic and medicine for long time. In Egypt this plant is so popular that is commonly used as medical treatment . All most all house garden, nurseries and selling shop keep this plant in abundance.
The long thick succulent leaves of Aloe vera contains gel consist of polysacchydrides, water, lactins, vitamin, minerals, and other active compounds.It also contains salicylic acid, saponins and sterol.
Aloe vera also known as magical plant is widely used in skin related products and herbal medicines. Aloe vera is so popular that products of Aloe vera is available all most every county of the world. The most popular aloe vera for dark spot removal is plenty available.
How to use Aloe vera for hyperpigmentation?
Aloe vera when used in cosmetic it loses effectiveness as such it is recommended to use directly and topically rubbing on skin. You can also make Aloe vera face mask while applying on face.
One of the most popular Aloe vera gel for hyperpigmentationis honey and Aloe vera gel for hyperpigmentation.Manuka honey is famous for hydrating , healing cleansing and anti inflammatory activities.
- Just peel the thick skin of Aloe vera leaf from all side to extract gel or juice like substance.
- Now wash your face, skin with fresh water and then apply the gel gently rubbing on the pigmented skin at night and rinse it with fresh water in the morning.
- Alternatively take two table spoon full Aloe vera gel and mix it with two spoon of manuka honey and apply regularly at night and wash at mornig with fresh water.
Aloe vera toner for hyperpigmentation:
This toner can prevent pigmentation for m excessive uv rays.
- Prepare a cup of green tea with 2 bags in boiling water.
- Mix one TSF Aloe vera gel thoroughly with green tea.
- Apply this tonner on your face by using a ball of cotton.
- Repeat the process regularly until you get the best result
- In addition to this you mix rose water and lemon juice with greetea.
Another treatment for hyperpigmentation is Aloe vera pack with rose water. Mix some Aloe vera extract with rose water and make paste and then apply on face at night. Early morning rinse it with fresh water.
You will find the removal of age spots, pigmentation marks, and any other injury marks. You should rub this medicine for 2-3 minutes.Anothr treatment for blemishes is a pack of Aloe vera is mixed with seaweed. And some honey.
Make a paste and then apply on face. Keep for 20 minutes and then wash away. With lukewarm water. You can get good result for blemishes. Aloe vera is considered as one of the best remedy for sun burn as it heals sun burn on the skin.
It regenerates new cells on the skin. The new cells have effect on scars, dark spot and dark circles fading away the pigmentation color.
Aloe vera for whitening your skin:
Skin whitening means skin bleaching or skin lightening. When higher concentration of melanin is removed to provide even complexion to the skin skin whitening occurs. The most vital ingredients of Alo vera is lignin that hydrates your skin. And the other two ingredients anthraquinone and amino acids help to shed away the dead cells from the skin while it regenerates new cell in the skin.
When Aloe vera is applied on skin it immediately penetrates into the skin and works effectively. It has got both anti imflammatory, and anti bacterial properties which can remove any skin allergies.
The anti oxidant ingredients in Aloe vera gel tighten the skin, thwarts free radicals and efficiently remove age spots. It is needless to mention that at present ideal vitamin C serum for hyperpigmentation has come in the market.
Aloe vera combination for skin whitening and hyper pigmentation:
- Aloe vera with rose water: Reduces pigmentation caused by dirt and pollution. Mix fresh extracted Aloe vera with rose water and apply on skin. Keep for 20 minutes then rinse with lukewarm water. Add a pinch of turmeric or a few drops of Almond for etter result. Repeat the process until you get some good result.
- Aloe vera with turmeric and honey: The combination as Aloe vera hydrates skin, turmeric whiten the skin, and honey nourishes the skin. Make a paste in combination of 3 things. Apply the paste on skin. Allow 20 minutes and the wash with lukewarm water. Follow the process for 2-3 weeks . Definitely you get the best result.
Aloe vera with lemon: The combination as Aloe vera hydrates the skin aand nourishes the skin, lemon whitens the skin. Extract gel from Aloe vera leaf also extract 2 spoon juice from lemon and then combine the 2 juices together.
Properly cleanse your affected skin and the apply the mixture over the skin. Keep it for 20 minutes and then wash with lulewarm water. Repeat the process until you get some good result.
Aloe vera with tomato and orange lentil: The combination as Aloe vera hydrate the skin, tomato bleaches the skin whitening the skin, and orange lentil cears excess oil in skin. Make a paste of orange lentils, grate out pulp from ½ tomatoes, extrac gel from Aloe vera leaf.
Mix all together to get a fine paste. Apply the paste on the affected area of skin and allow 20 minutes. Then rinse it with lukewarm water. Repeat the process until you get a better result.
Aloe vera with cucumber: The combination as Aloe vera hydrates the skin and cucumber with its bleaching properties whiten the skin. You can also add other ingredient separately each iem of yogurt, oatmeal or green tea to strengthen the paste.
The combination of three thing make it awesome. Make a paste with these 3 items just as previous procedure and apply on affected area of skin and you are sure to get better result.
Aloe vera with shea butter: The combination as Aloe vera hydrates the skin while shea butter with its bleaching properties lighten the skin. Extract fresh Aloe vera gel from its leaf and mix with shea butter to make a paste.
Apply the paste on affected face area and keep for 20 minutes. Then wash face with lukewarm water. Repeat the process for one or two weeks you get a good result.
- Aloe vera with vitamin E: The combination as Aloe vera hydrates the skin while the vitamin E makes the skin more brighten and soft. Extract pure juice from Aloe vera leaf and mix it with ½ tea spoon of vitamin E. Then message on the affected area of skin .Allow 20 minutes to dry. Then rinse with lukewarm water. Repeat the process for ½ weeks until good result comes.
Aloe vera with milk: The combination as Aloe vera hydrates the skin while milk lightens the skin and make the skin more soft. Extract fresh juice of Aloe vera from its leaf and mix with milk to make a good paste. Then apply on your affected skin.
Keep for at least 20 minutes. After that rinse it with lukewarm water . Repeat the processs for 2 weeks and you are likely to get a good result.