Birthmarks are discolored patches which we got from the time we are born. Sometimes these patches are raised and appears anywhere in the body. Some birthmarks are only visible when we take a closer look at them, and some marks are so visible that it becomes unpleasant to look at. Sometimes these marks are affecting your confidence and self worth especially if it is located on your face. The cause of birthmarks is still unknown but the clustering of blood vessels and heredity are said to be associated to their development. If you want to get rid of this, you can do so. Remove birthmarks naturally using the steps below.
Step #1: Establish the treatments that are available for your consumption.
Birthmarks are non-cancerous and pose no threat to our health, but sometimes these marks could be embarrassing especially if it’s too large and located on exposed parts of our body. There is an available treatment on how you can remove birthmarks today like laser treatment, but this procedure can be very expensive and may require you to undergo several treatments before it disappears completely. There are also natural remedies which you can do at home and uses only inexpensive ingredients.
Step #2: Prepare some essentials to the process.
Prepare all the things you’ll need such as measuring cup, lemon juice, 2 bowls, cotton balls, 2 towels, and virgin olive oil. Just measure ½ cup lemon juice and pour it into a bowl. Lemon juice has a special agent which could help lighten your skin. It has a bleaching agent that can help lighten dark spot areas of the skin like birthmarks.
Step #3: Apply lemon juice on the area.
Get some cotton balls and dip it in lemon juice. Apply the cotton balls with lemon juice in a circular motion. Make sure to coat the entire area of the birthmark with lemon juice. Leave it for at least 15 to 20 minutes. Rinse it using warm water and pat dry with clean towel. Do this at least 3 to 4 times a day for at least 4 weeks.
Step #4: You can also use virgin olive oil.
This oil is a natural moisturizer that could assist in the restoration of damaged skin cells and make the skin surface smooth that will help reduce the discolored area. Just dip some cotton balls into virgin olive oil and apply to the affected area. Rub it in a circular motion for at least 5 minutes. Rinse the skin using warm water and pat dry with a clean towel. Repeat the procedure 4 to 5 times a day for at least 6 weeks.
Step #5: Try other options.
You can also use tomatoes, lemon juice and sugar to remove birthmarks naturally. Just boil tomatoes and wait for the skin to burst. Peel tomatoes and put in a blender then squeeze some lemon and blend. Apply the paste on your birthmarks and put some refined sugar on your fingers. Rub the mixture and sugar on your birthmarks. Repeat this procedure at least twice a day for 4 weeks. This will lighten your skin at the same time help to soften it.
It is better to consult your dermatologist first before attempting to remove your birthmarks by yourself. This is to better understand the risk associated with your specific skin type. Removing birthmarks may be easy but it requires following instructions to the letter.