how to reduce melanin

Melanin plays a very important role in protecting the skin from the hazardous UV rays and at the same time it is responsible for either fair or dark skin tone. Decreasing the level of melanin in skin will help you to reduce skin pigmentation and give you lighten and fair skin tone.

How to reduce melanin

1. Potato
The catecholase enzyme and the bleaching effects of the potato work great in erasing the darkness and blemishes from the skin. Make a paste of potato and daily apply it to your skin area with high melanin. Daily use the remedy and you will see a change in your complexion. The well known properties present in it will give you a lighter complexion by reducing melanin in skin

2.Lemon juice
This natural product will be mentioned everywhere when it comes to lightening of the skin colour. The high vitamin c content and the acidic characteristic of lemon work great in lightening the dark spots and scars. Slice one lemon and extract the juice. Mix one tablespoon of honey in this paste and stir it properly. Now apply it to your dark skin and wait for 5 minutes. Use it everyday to get a clear and whitened skin tone.

3. Turmeric
This is an ancient asiatic remedy to improve the fairness of an individual. In parts of asia like india, pakistan and bangladesh this remedy is very popular. Turmeric is a medically proved natural product that helps to lower the melanin levels and make skin fair. To use this remedy mix water or rose water to turmeric powder and apply this paste to your face, neck and hands. Let it remain for a period of 15 minutes and then wash it.

4. Cucumber
Cucumbers are a little slow but very effective for moisturizing the skin and getting rid of skin pigmentation. The soothing properties in cucumbers help to relax the skin and the lightening properties works in the breakdown of the melanin. To use this remedy either slice a cucumber and then use it or make a paste and then cover the skin with it. This remedy also works in removing freckles and blemishes from the face.

5. Aloe vera
Aloe vera gel is the all in one solution to all the skin problems. It provides moisture, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and all the other compounds required for keeping skin healthy and glowing. Also in this case aloe plant passes essential compounds to the skin that reduces the quantity of melanin, making skin fair. Do you the fact that the some of the most powerful commercial products use aloe vera extracts for lightening the skin tone. So to use this remedy apply this paste over the skin and then let it dry so that it passes all the essential nourishment and helps you get rid of this problem.

6. Tomato
Tomatoes are considered to contain the most powerful form of antioxidants plus it has vitamin c and the skin lightening characteristics. It is great remedy to get rid of melanin in skin and thus get a fair skin tone. Mash one tomato and apply it all over. Wait for 20 minutes and then clean it with water. Regularly using this remedy will fade the dark spots and clear the pigmentation from the skin.

7.Almond Paste

Get about 4-5 almond seeds and soak them overnight. Remove them from the water early in the morning and shade the skin and grind them well. Add about 1 Tsp of milk to form a paste. Apply the paste on the dark spots created by the melanin. This paste helps fade the dark spots to make room for a much fairer complexion.

8.Oatmeal Curd

Form a mixture of the oatmeal and curd and apply it on your face. Leave it for about 20 minutes before washing it off with cold water. It aids the removal of the suntan and clearing the melanin spots.

9.Honey and Sour Cream

Take 1 Tbsp of honey and 2 Tbsp sour cream. Rub this mixture on your face and leave it on for about 20 minutes. Then clean with soft moist piece of cloth and wash off using fresh water.

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If you have the money then laser surgery is the fastest and the most promising solution to reduce melanin levels. In this process a high intensity pulsed laser is focused on the skin which is used to break down the melanin pigment under it. Before opting for a laser treatment, consult with the doctor regarding the advantages as well as the side effects of it. Laser skin lightening process requires 5-10 sessions and then there are certain precautions you need to follow to maintain the fairness.