Dark spots on your face can ruin your beauty, but you should know that they are harmless. These spots can be caused by polluted air, insect bites, sunburns, age spots, acne scarring and some other hormonal problems. If you are tensed about the dark spots, then you should know there are many ways to remove these spots. You can follow different home remedies to get rid of dark spots.

Lemon juice

Lemon juice is known as the natural bleach as it has bleaching properties. It can help you to heal dark spots. Take some fresh lemon juice and add them to the affected area. Wait for about 30 minutes and let the juice dry. After that, rinse it off with cold and chilled water. You can use this remedy twice a day. If you have sensitive skin, then you can mix some water with the lemon juice and then apply it. For more effective results, you can add some sugar with the lemon juice and apply the mixture to the dark spots.


You can use yogurt to remove dark spots naturally. For that you have to take some yogurt and apply it directly on the dark spots. Wait for about 10 minutes and let it dry. Then wash the area with cold water. You can follow this method some several times a day. For effective results, you have to do this method before sleeping and after waking up in the morning. You can also add some oatmeal with the yogurt and apply it. You have to relax for 30 minutes and then wash the area.

Butter milk

Butter milk is good for skin as it has lactic acid. You can remove dark spot with the help of buttermilk. Use a cotton pad and dip it with the buttermilk. Cover the affected areas with the pad and leave it for a few minutes. Then wash the area with cold water. If you have oily skin, then add some lemon juice with the buttermilk and then wash it off. You can also add tomato juice if you like.

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is very good for skin because it has healing properties. Just apply some aloe Vera to the affected area and rub it firmly. Leave it for some minutes and then wash it with cold water. For better results you can keep the aloe Vera after rubbing for about 30 minutes before washing it off. After some days you will notice the change and find out that dark spots are fading away. You can also buy aloe Vera gel and apply it over the spots.


Sandalwood is a type of antiseptic with anti aging properties. You can make homemade pack using sandalwood, rose water, glycerin and lemon juice. Then apply this regularly. Use cold water to rinse off the pack. This will effectively eliminate your dark spots.

Castor oil

Castor oil is effective against dark spots as it has healing properties. Use a cotton pad and dip it with castor oil. Place the pad over the affected area and leave it for a few minutes. You can also massage the area for better effects. You also add vitamin E oil, coconut oil, olive oil and almond oil with castor oil and make a mixture. This will surely help you to get rid of dark spots very soon.


Papaya has certain enzymes that can eliminate dark spots. You can use fresh papaya and slice it. Rub the sliced piece over the affected area and leave it for a few minutes. Then wash the area with warm water. Use the remedy for a few days and the dark spots will surely fade away.

Onion juice

You can also use onion juice in order to get rid of dark spots. Just slice some onion and make small pieces. Rub the slices over the dark spots and way for a few minutes. Then wash the area with warm water. Use this remedy for several times a day. It will help you to remove dark spots naturally.


Horseradish is an effective herb that can remove freckles and dark spots. Take some horseradish and make a paste. Apply the paste over the affected area. You can also add buttermilk to the paste and directly apply over the dark spots. This will make the dark spots to go away.

Red currants

Red currant is good for the skin. You can make a paste from red currant and add with  water, lemon juice, orange juice and parsley juice. Apply the mixture over the dark spots will eliminate the dark spots after a day.