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Causes of freckles and natural treatment


Many people, especially women, suffer from freckles, which is a problem in which the skin suffers from hyperpigmentation, and, according to data from the American Academy of Dermatology, that freckles affect approximately six million people in the United States alone, and age spots are often confused And freckles, as the freckles are irregular and darker spots, and the affected skin areas are often the forehead, chin, upper lip and cheeks.

The most important reasons for the appearance of freckles:

It occurs most often in women of childbearing age, and most of them are mostly women of Middle Eastern and Asian origin. Some of the main causes of freckles are:

Pregnancy:When pregnant women undergo many physiological changes, levels of hormone secretion change, where the levels of the hormone progesterone and estrogen in the second and third thirds are very high, and the presence of elevated levels of the hormone progesterone may be the cause of freckles, and even women after menopause are subjected to treatment with progesterone, which Exposes her to freckles.

Exposure to sunlight directly: Freckles appear for people with blond or red hair and fair skin when exposed to sunlight, as the skin begins to secrete the pigment melanin in order to reduce the proportion of damage caused by ultraviolet radiation.

The use of external preparations: They are the use of drugs and skin products that irritate the skin, affecting the production of melanin, which leads to freckles, and the use of some oral contraceptives and skin care products that may lead to this problem.

Natural remedies for freckles:

Lemonade :
Where lemon juice is used since ancient times to help improve skin tissue and treat skin problems, as it works as a natural astringent, and has a slight acidic property that helps to lighten the skin spots to some extent, and lemon juice is extracted and put on the freckles gently and left for a few minutes, and left until It dries on the skin and then washes with warm water, and if the treatment is repeated on a daily basis, you can notice our improvement within a month. It is also useful that applying a mixture of yogurt and lemon juice to the skin removes brown spots.

Turmeric:
It is an herb that has been used since ancient times to improve skin health and add glow to the skin, and besides that it has many therapeutic properties that keep your body healthy because it contains curcumin as it is an ingredient that helps lighten the skin and has anti-oxidant properties, and is done by grinding some Raw turmeric for best results, however organic turmeric powder can also be used, mixing it with some milk in a bowl, and whole milk must be used because it contains calcium and lactic acid, then add flour to this mixture until a paste forms and then put it on the areas Affected by the presence of freckles in it.

Apple cider vinegar :
As apple cider vinegar is widely used to improve the health of hair and skin, but it can also be used to fade skin spots due to freckles, as acetic acid works as a natural bleach for brown spots on the skin, and it also helps to make the skin radiant, and a mixture of water is mixed with An equal amount of apple cider vinegar, put this mixture on the affected areas of the skin from freckles and leave it to dry, then wash the face with water and dry it well, and do it once every day to get the desired results.

Aloe vera gel:
Aloe vera gel has excellent moisturizing and healing properties for the skin, as the gum sugars in it help to reduce the signs of hyperpigmentation caused by this disease, and the aloe vera gel helps to replenish skin cells, and you can extract the gel from the aloe leaves or buy gel from shops, Apply it to the affected area and massage for a few minutes, then rinse it using lukewarm water afterward.

Oats:
Oatmeal has excellent peeling properties, which makes it useful in getting rid of brown skin spots caused by freckles, as it helps to purify the skin, and milk is mixed with honey and oatmeal powder until a thick dough is formed, then the dough is placed on the brown spots on Skin, leave it for a few minutes, then rinse it with lukewarm water, and dry the skin with a cotton towel well, and this treatment is repeated three times every week.
Almonds:
It is very nourishing, and it is also useful in treating many skin diseases including freckles, it is rich in protein that helps to lighten the skin, and almond contains vitamin E that prevents pigmentation of the skin, and dried almonds are mixed with honey to prepare a thick paste, and put it On areas of the skin affected by freckles, wait for half an hour and then rinse the face with water, and this treatment is repeated three times a week. Milk can also be mixed with almonds and applied to the skin in the same way.

Radish:
It is considered very effective in getting rid of skin spots caused by freckles, because it contains natural bleaching ingredients that help to treat skin discoloration in a natural way, and fresh radishes are cut into slices and placed on the areas affected by freckles, and left to dry and then wash the face with lukewarm water, and can Repeat this treatment once a week. You can also mix radish powder with sour cream, put the mixture on the affected area, wash it with lukewarm water, and then let it dry.

Cocoa Butter :
Some studies indicate that cocoa butter extract helps nourish the skin, and cocoa butter is used in the manufacture of skin care products. It is also effective in treating diseases associated with skin pigmentation. The affected parts of the skin should be washed with warm water, avoid using soap, and then dry the skin with a soft towel. Then put cocoa butter on the skin and massage it slowly, and repeat it daily until the pigmentation gradually decreases.
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