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Skin Blemishes

Pragya T
Skin blemishes can be due to various reasons. With effective treatment one can make them lighter and less noticeable.
Everybody wants a clear complexion. However, very few people are lucky enough to have a natural clear complexion. Many factors contribute towards mild or severe skin disorders. One of the skin problems that hinder in having a clear complexion is blemishes. Blemishes when light are not very noticeable, however dark ones can be very noticeable and undesirable. If you have dark marks or have a skin prone to blemishes, then you will need to follow proper skin treatment and prevention tips to maintain a clear complexion.
Skin blemish is skin discoloration or dark spots which can be caused due to many factors. It is also referred as hyperpigmentation. There are various types of blemishes, some occur due to a specific skin disorder, while some occur naturally at birth. These are often called port-wine stains. There are many home remedies to remove blemishes that can help you get rid of them.


Blemishes can be caused due to many skin disorders. One of the most common reason is acne. It can be zits, whiteheads, or blackheads. Pimples after they are cured tend to leave dark marks. However, over time these marks become lighter. But, there are many skin care treatments that can help you get rid of these marks faster.
Pollution, unfriendly chemicals, make up, and too much stress can also contribute to these blemishes. Blemishes on body can also occur due to aging. Improper skin care or poor diet also contributes to their occurrence.

How to Get Rid of Them?


Eating skin-friendly fruits and veggies and drinking lots of water greatly helps to maintain a clear complexion. Drink around 2 - 3 liters of water to keep your skin hydrated and flush toxins out of your body. Have 2 - 3 cups of green tea for further skin care and detox. Also, eat foods which are good for skin like carrots, lemon-water, salmon, berries, and avocado.

Face Scrub and Face Packs

Mild face scrubbing and using face packs regularly helps to exfoliate skin, remove tan, and makes the complexion better. This will greatly help to speed up the treatment process.

Lemon Juice

Fresh lemon juice when applied on acne scars and other marks greatly helps to reduce their appearance. Similarly, you can also use tomato juice or rosehip oil.

Chemical Peels

Chemical peels are affordable and within few sessions of chemical peels the blemishes will become less noticeable. You can use chemical peels to reduce the marks on face and body.

More Remedies

Exercising and taking steam/sauna also greatly helps in detoxification. Some vitamin supplements also help to reduce the appearance of scars, however make sure you are sticking to natural, organic supplements. Also, keep your stomach free from constipation, as it is one of the causes of unclear complexion. And avoid stress, as it can contribute to blemishes.
With the above home and cosmetic treatments you can reduce the appearance of blemishes. And by following exercise and a healthy diet your skin will become healthier and glow from inside. However, if you feel that the home remedies are not helping or the hyperpigmentation is too much then consult a dermatologist.
Disclaimer: This story is for informative purposes only, and should not be used as a replacement for expert medical advice.