Get Rid of Age Spots Naturally

Age spots, also known as solar lentigines, are well defined colored areas of brown or grey skin. They can appear anywhere but are most commonly seen on the hands, face, neck and chest. They are caused by free radicals from damaged, sun exposed skin. They are harmless, but if they change in shape, appear red or irritated or become concerning seek medical care as these may be a sign of a more serious condition.

 

How do I know if I have age spots?

Age spots are smallish brown spots that appear on the hands, arms and face.

 

How can I prevent age spots?

Age spot prevention must start early. Protect your skin from the sun! Wear long sleeves, always apply sunscreen, and keep a wide-brimmed hat on your head when you’re out in the sun!

 

How can I treat age spots?

  • Take vitamin B vitamins. They help older bodies process nutrients effectively.
  • Vitamin C helps to purge the body of the free radicals that cause age or liver spots.
  • Vitamin E helps protect cells from aging.
  • Grape seed extract is a powerful antioxidant that many help prevent further development of age spots.
  • Burdock, milk thistle and red clover can all be taken to help clear the blood stream of harmful free radicals.
  • Wash your age spots with olive oil, then rinse with lemon juice and warm water.Apply lemon juice to age spots, not those near the eyes, morning and night as long as there is no irritation.
  • Try using aloe vera gel on them. Leave for half an hour then wash away.
  • Make a paste of yogurt, ground oatmeal and a little lemon juice. Apply and leave over night.

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