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Age (liver) spots, are flat, tan, brown or black marks generally observed with increasing age on skin. They may differ in size and are commonly spotted on the parts of the skin that receive the maximum sun exposure i.e. face, hands, shoulders and arms.
But if you spend a lot of time in the sun, then you may also get these brown spots on your skin.
Frequent usage of the tanning bed can also contribute to the development of age spots on your skin.
Frequent exposure to UV rays can increase the production of melanin in your skin.
Age spots appear on those body parts that had prolonged sun exposure and high melanin concentrations.
People with light-colored or fair skin and those with the history of intense sunburns are more susceptible to age spots.
But if your spots change or enlarge with time, then it is a matter of serious concern for you.
Age spots caused due to Melanoma are darkly pigmented and keep increasing with size. They have uneven borders, strange colors and are accompanied by irritation, inflammation, bruising or bleeding.
Dr. Doug Willen, author of Quantum Paleo, has recommended an awesome natural remedy for age spots. Apple cider vinegar and onion juice are the two awesome ingredients of this remedy.
Whereas apple cider vinegar, contains alpha hydroxy acids that remove dead cells and expose the healthy skin underneath.
Dice a fresh onion and crush it using a mortar and pestle. Blend onion and apple cider vinegar. Use a cotton ball to apply this mixture to your age spots.
Use this remedy and sunscreen daily to prevent age spots on your skin.
Share this home remedy for age spots with everyone you care.