How to Get Rid of Freckles

So many people have freckles, and while some people just accept them as a part of their personal look, there are those that want to have them removed. People can undergo a variety of different cosmetic treatments, but these options tend be expensive and that makes them less than ideal for most people. If you want to get rid of freckles, then there are also home remedies that can be very effective.


Buttermilk is a great skin care product that can be beneficial for a variety of different purposes. It can be good for improving the health and texture of the skin, while it can also be applied to lighten or reduce the appearance of freckles. Simply put buttermilk on the area of the skin where you have freckles, leave it on for about 15-minutes and then wash it off. Repeat this process 1-2 times daily for a few weeks and you should see results.


Being rich in vitamin C, horseradish can be good for fading the color of freckles. You could apply horseradish juice to the skin and let it sit for about 15-minutes before washing it off to, or you could make a paste from grated horseradish and lemon juice and apply that to the freckles. Either way, you will need to apply the treatment about once a day for a few weeks before you see results.


Eggplant is rich in antioxidants and it has natural properties that can help to fade freckles. To apply a treatment with eggplant, slice it up into thin pieces and place it on the freckled skin. Gently rub the slice against the skin and then leave them on the area for about 10-minutes. After doing so for about a week, you should see results.


Papaya can work as a good skin care product whether you have freckles or not. The fruit can be used for exfoliation and it has enzyme compounds that inhibit the production of melanin. Take a papaya and cut it into some fine slices, crush the slices and place these pieces on the area of the skin where the freckles appear. Leave the pieces on the skin for about 15-minutes and then remove it, and wash the area with water. Regular application of this treatment will work well for removing freckles that are resistant to other methods.


The ascorbic acid in lemon provides this fruit with some skin lightening properties and that means that it can be used for reducing the color of freckles. You can apply the lemon juice directly to the freckles to fade their color, or you could add lemon juice to a variety of other lightening agents like the papaya or horseradish.

If you want to get rid of your freckles, or just make them less noticeable, then you may want to try some of these tried and tested home remedies. They are very effective and could be used in combination with each other.