Lemon Juice for Lightening Brown Spots

Whether it is your dark neck or dark underarm or even age spots, lemon comes handy in bleaching your skin, naturally. The citric acid of lime juice may do wonders with your skin and make it lighter while diminishing the brown spots on your skin. You just have to take precautions if your skin is sensitive. If such is the case, dilute lime juice in water or rose water and then apply it on your skin spots. Also do not go out in sun after applying lemon juice on skin. This might render your skin darker than before! So, now if you are ready to use lime on your skin, here are some ways to do so.
  • Rub a slice of lemon on your brown spots for 10-15 minutes daily, twice a day and then wash off with water.
  • If you can’t let your hands engaged in rubbing slices, take out the juice from lemon and apply it on spots, leave for about 20 minutes and then wash with water.
  • Mix a little sugar to lime juice and rub the area with spots with this mixture. Lime juice will bleach the skin and sugar granules will exfoliate it.
  • Add 1 tsp of turmeric to 3 tsp of lemon juice and apply on brown spots region. Wash off after 30 minutes.
  • You may even mix 4 tsp of lemon juice with juice of 2 tomatoes and apply on brown spots only to wash after half and hour.

And yes, don’t expect lemon to do magic in a week or so. Keep using it for at least two to three months to let your skin tone get lighter.

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