This Article is About
healing nutrients
vitamin e oil
natural antibiotic
leafy greens
skin cells
topical treatments
olden times
skin condition
How To Treat Hyperpigmentation Naturally
Join 1000's of Authors at StreetArticles Today!

How To Treat Hyperpigmentation Naturally

Hyperpigmentation is a skin condition caused by the excessive production of melanin, as a result of which the skin becomes dark, scaly or patchy. There are many factors responsible for this - acne, sun exposure, accident or illness. Producing more than the required amount of melanin, sometimes accompanied with a stinging sensation, is the skin's first line of defense against hyperpigmentation. This is what causes the skin to turn red and then to dark brown or black.

There are various ways to treat hyperpigmentation - with ointments, pills or surgical procedures, but before embarking on anything chemical or surgical, let's look at some natural remedies.


Since olden times, milk has gained he reputation as a natural antibiotic for skin conditions. Its germ killing property is attributed to lactic acid, this gives milk its distinctive taste. Researchers have found milk to have many healing properties. The lactic acid in milk, when applied to areas of hyperpigmentation, can gradually peel away old skin to aid the growth of fresh rejuvenated skin.

Pomegranate Juice

Pomegranates have been cultivated for many years throughout the world, and because of their colorful seeds, they came to symbolize fertility, and symbolize immortality among people of various cultures. Pomegranate is one of the richest sources for healing nutrients found in plants. Researchers claim that the compound found in this fruit can help prevent oxidation in the skin cells - an important factor for smooth skin. This juice can be either applied directly on where hyperpigmentation is present, or taken orally everyday. Pomegranate juice is excellent for removing impurities from your system.

Vitamin E

The Vitamin E you are most likely familiar with is the one found in leafy greens, apricots, almonds and peanuts. You can also apply it on the skin in oil form by breaking open a Vitamin E capsule. It comes in many forms, but Vitamin E oil is one of the best topical treatments. It has been shown to counteract skin damage due to sun and harsh weather, leaving you with better, smoother looking skin.


Over the years, avocados have been recognized as another remedy for treating hyperpigmentation. Just scoop out an avocado, make a smooth paste and apply on the affected parts of the skin. This remedy is great for sensitive skin.

A Good Nights Sleep

Researches have repeatedly documented the importance of adequate sleep for a positive effect on the skin. Lack of sleep changes the metabolism causing hormonal imbalance in the body. Sleep is a powerful strategy for repairing and maintaining great looking skin.

Natural Creams

There are some excellent natural hyperpigmentation creams available, some having better results than some of the higher priced brand names. Products with good reviews are always a good bet.

There are lots of remedies to treat hyperpigmentation, just remember that some remedies work better for some than for others, it's just a case of finding out what works best for you.

Street Talk

No comments present
You May Also Like
Preventing Acne With Exercise - Is It the Magic Alixer Of Acne Cures?
If you are looking for a way to cure acne you about to discover what exercise can do to help reduce, improve or even prevent acne through daily exercise. Simple exercise like cycling, walking, mild jogging or even swimming can help lower stress levels which is major factor in acne…
By: Haggard Ryder in  Health and Fitness  >  Skin Care   Dec 14, 2011  
  Likes: 4

Juicing for Weight Loss And Optimal Health
As a personal trainer, I have seen many people struggle to lose weight which is why I recommend juicing for weight loss.  It is much more effective and beneficial to your health.  Rather than taking months to shed the pounds, you will start to see results in a matter of…
By: Melinda Curle1 in  Health and Fitness  >  Weight Loss   Sep 21, 2011  
  Likes: 0

Get Rid Of Stretch Marks On Breasts
What are stretch marks? Stretch marks are the lines that form on the skin and can represent quite the challenge in order to get rid of them. If you are presently suffering from stretch marks on breasts, then you've come to the right place as this article will work to…
By: HealthTutor in  Health and Fitness  >  Skin Care   May 11, 2011  
  Likes: 2

Garlic Remedies
Garlic has been used for home remedies for years, but do you know just how many uses it really has? In doing some research on the subject I was amazed to find out how many uses there really are for garlic remedies.I have been using garlic on a daily basis…
By: Shawn Lee  in  Health and Fitness  >  Home Health Care   May 12, 2012  
  Likes: 10

Oil Of Oregano And Yeast Infections
I want to talk to you about yeast infections and treating them with oil of oregano. Oil of oregano has constituents that have been shown amazingly to kill viruses, bacteria and a host of other microorganisms, including the fungus that leads do Candida albicans infections or yeast infections. Oil of…
By: Meschino Health in  Health and Fitness  >  Womens Issues   Feb 29, 2012  
  Likes: 5

Who needs a Guru to Find the Healthiest Foods?
Often, every day people are subtly dissuaded from adopting better eating habits simply because they are intimidated and even overwhelmed by the complexity of so much trendy nutritional advice. Much of this counsel not only does not help but it is often rendered nearly unintelligible to the average person by…
By: Jim Lovasz in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   Jul 14, 2011  
  Likes: 0

How to Build Muscle
How do I build muscle is a question I seem to get asked every day of the week, my day job working in law enforcement means that I spend a lot of time at he gym along with colleagues getting 'job fit' so I thought I would post an article…
By: Rich1 in  Health and Fitness  >  Build Muscle   Mar 15, 2011  
  Likes: 1

General Information About Skin And Vitiligo
Skin - the largest organ of the human body. The skin covers and protects the bones, muscles, organs and helps regulate body temperature. Appearance of the skin, nails and hair often reflects the general state of the organism, and an important part of a person's appearance. On some problems of…
By: David Paltrow in  Health and Fitness  >  Skin Care   Sep 10, 2014  
  Likes: 0

Uncover How To Get Rid Of Cellulite On Back Of Thighs The Smart Way
Let's take a look at how to get rid of cellulite on back of thighs the smart way. Yes, I've heard of the insane diets and surgical procedures that are available for cellulite reduction. The creams and over-the-counter lotions all make claims to decrease the appearance of cellulite. Honestly, there…
By: Tamara L Williams in  Health and Fitness  >  Skin Care   May 05, 2011  
  Likes: 1

Dry Skin And Wrinkles – Did You Know That Dry Skin Can Cause Wrinkles?
Are you experiencing dry skin and wrinkles? As long as your skin remains dry you will notice the wrinkles and lines. Even though the dryness is not the only cause of your wrinkles, however they make them more obvious; therefore properly moisturizing your skill will reduce the appearance of the…
By: Ingrid Palmer in  Health and Fitness  >  Skin Care   Mar 03, 2011  
  Likes: 0

The Crystal Clear Cellulite Treatment
What does the treatment involve? "Joey Atlas Program rids the body locally fat cells and wastes., The areas to be treated are first rubbed with an oily emulsion is applied thereto a clay waste helps disposed thereon lays a wet paper towel, and finally she brings the plates with electrodes.…
By: kelceygarett in  Health and Fitness  >  Skin Care   Oct 01, 2014  
  Likes: 0

3 Surefire Ingredients To Treat Under Eye Bags
No matter how beautiful your skin is, if you have under eye bags the whole outlook of your personality is badly affected because of it. There are many reasons for having under eye bags. Sometimes they can be inherited but other times you can have them because of a bad…
By: Ingrid Palmer in  Health and Fitness  >  Skin Care   Jan 24, 2012  
  Likes: 0

Everything About Los Angeles Breast Augmentation
Gone are the days when you needed to rest and envy those which were birthed with a lovely physical body. Now strategies for Los Angeles Breast Augmentation have become better, more budget friendly and simple to come by. All you require is a skilled doctor with a fully equipped clinic…
By: johnthomas in  Health and Fitness  >  Skin Care   Jan 13, 2014  
  Likes: 0

How To Get Glowing Face Naturally
We all desire to have glowing face but most of us do not know the right way to achieve that goal. Achieving radiant beautiful skin do not need to cost an arm and a leg, so I am going to provide some simple but effective tips that will help make…
By: Carol Igwe in  Health and Fitness  >  Skin Care   Oct 10, 2012  
  Likes: 0

What Are Some Home Remedies For Wrinkles?
As you age you may start to worry about wrinkles and what some of the best home remedies for wrinkles are. The really good news here is that there are plenty of items right in your kitchen or measure you can take within your life every day that will serve…
By: Victoria7 in  Health and Fitness  >  Skin Care   Jul 02, 2012  
  Likes: 2

Article Views: 2090    Report this Article