Say Hi! To These 5 Skin Pigmentation Home Remedies for Clear Skin


Are you also concerned about unwanted hyperpigmentation? Dark patches are everlasting and discomforting issues people face. That’s why we bring to you some easiest skin pigmentation home remedies to add to your daily routine.

Pigmentations  are generally brown and black spots on our skin because of overproduction of melanin. The common causes for this condition are sun rays, allergies, or genetic factors. However, it is harmless and can be treated with the help of home remedies.

Skin Pigmentation Home Remedies

Nevertheless, there are always some remedies that can help in skin pigmentation treatment. Home remedies work best when we are facing such issues.

Here are some beneficial home remedies to treat dark spots.

Magic of Raw Potato and Multani Mitti (Fuller’s Earth)

Magic of Raw Potato and Multani Mitti (Fuller’s Earth)

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Potatoes are the king of all veggies but did you know they can do wonders to your skin too? Multani Mitti has components that can remove dead skin cells. Both potato and Multani mitti (fuller’s earth) are beneficial for hyperpigmentation treatment.


  1. Take a little juice out of one potato
  2. In a small bowl, add one tbsp of multani mitti and mix with the derived potato juice. 
  3. Apply the paste to the affected area and let it dry for a while. 
  4. Once the mask is all dry, rinse it with lukewarm water.

Note: Repeat this remedy at least three times a week for better results.

Goodness of Ripe Papaya Mask

Goodness of Papaya Mask

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Papaya is a powerful exfoliator and helps reduce discoloration. It not only removes the symptoms of eczema and psoriasis but also moisturizes the skin. Also, make sure to use ripe papaya as home remedy for hyperpigmentation treatment.


  1. Take 6-7 pieces of ripe papaya, and blend to make a smooth paste. 
  2. Keep it in the refrigerator for 15 minutes and after that apply it all over the face. 
  3. After 10 minutes, rinse your face with normal water.

Note: Repeat this process daily and after a month you will see a clear result.

Turmeric Pack for Radiant Skin

Turmeric Pack for Radiant Skin

Turmeric can also be used for skin pigmentation treatment. If you are fed up with dark spots and acne, then turmeric can help you out. From ancient times, turmeric has been used for skin to treat multiple skin problems whether it being dark spots, acne, and even as an antiseptic agent.


  1. Take a bowl with two tbsp of yogurt and add one tsp of turmeric to it.
  2. Make a thick paste to use as a face mask. 
  3. Apply the paste to the affected area and leave it to dry. 
  4. Rinse with lukewarm water.

Note: Try to apply the pack every alternate day for four weeks and see the radiant glow.

Gram flour or ‘Besan’ for clear skin

Gram flour or ‘Besan’ for clear skin

Not only for ‘Pakoras’ or ‘Kadhi’ but we also prefer Gram Flour (Besan) to clear out acne marks and spots. It works as an exfoliator and can cure dark patches. It is always the first choice of an elderly family member to remove dead skin cells and glowy skin.


  1. Take two spoons of Besan, and add yogurt, lemon juice, and sandalwood powder (chandan) in a bowl. 
  2. Mix all the ingredients well and make a paste. 
  3. Apply it all over the face and leave for 15 minutes. 
  4. Rinse the pack with lukewarm water and see the instant result.

Note: Use the remedy for two or three days a week for a glowing effect

Aloe Vera Pulp

Aloe Vera Pulp

If we ask you to eat Aloe Vera, will you? Of course not! But its pulp can do magic to your patchy skin. Aloe Vera has aloin (a bitter crystalline compound derived from aloe)  that has natural skin-lightening properties. We have heard from our mother to use aloe vera on a wound, burnt area, and also on pimples, hence, it is also helpful for pigmentation treatment. 


  1. Take aloe vera pulp in a bowl and add a Vitamin E capsule to it.
  2. Mix the gel and make a paste.
  3. Apply it to your face before going to bed.
  4. Rinse it with normal water the next morning. 
  5. You can follow this routine till you see the lightning effect on the pigmented area.

Note: You can either use organic aloe vera pulp or aloe vera gel (non-colored) available in the market.

Frequently Asked Questions


What is the cause of skin pigmentation?

The main reason behind the skin pigmentation is melanin. It is a pigment that makes the skin dark. This can be due to sun exposure, skin inflammation, and also due to hormonal disbalance caused due to medicines.

How do you get rid of skin pigmentation?

Home remedies for skin pigmentation work the best. You try multiple options like gram flour, aloe vera, green tea leaves, neem, turmeric, honey paste, etc., for the treatment of pigmentation.

What is the best treatment for skin pigmentation?

It is noticed that home remedies work best for skin pigmentation. But there are chances where face acids, chemicals peels, and even retinoids can also be used.

How can I remove pigmentation permanently?

If you are treating the patchy area with the help of home remedies, then it might take a month to heal. Proper prescribed medicines and ointments can also remove the spots permanently.

What is the fastest way to get rid of pigmentation?

Adding a home remedy to your skincare routine can help you to get rid of pigmentation completely. If you are taking advice from a dermatologist, then follow the guidelines properly.

Can skin pigmentation be treated?

Yes, skin pigmentation can be treated. You can use home remedies for hyperpigmentation. In severe conditions, dermatologists prescribe you medicines.

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