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Lightening Brown Spots on the Skin

Lightening Brown Spots on the Skin

Many of us who are older have a history of excessive exposure to sun, and have developed brown spots on our skin.

Brown spots—age spots or liver spots they are sometimes called—are the result of sun exposure. I’ve seen certain ingredients used over and over again in the hold herbal body care formulas for this problem. The ingredients include vitamin E, aloe vera gel, fruit acids such as lemon juice and organic apply cider vinegar, enzymes such as papaya and pineapple, witch hazel, and horseradish mixed with lemon juice, or milk. I’ve seen my own age spots significantly diminish over a number of months using lemon juice as an astringent and an aloe vera gel and glycerin moisturizer (3/4 parts aloe vera gel, 1/4 part natural vegetable
glycerin).

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By Annie B. Bond

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Annie B. Bond

Annie is a renowned expert in non-toxic and green living. She was named one of the top 20 environmental leaders by Body and Soul Magazine and "the foremost expert on green living." - Body & Soul Magazine, 2009. Learn Annie's latest eco-friendly news on anniebbond.com, a website dedicated to healthy and green living.

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7:17AM PST on Jan 3, 2014

This is very interesting. Yet another healthy and helpful thing that lemons can do for us!

6:05AM PST on Dec 13, 2013

Thanks

6:30AM PST on Nov 30, 2013

Thanks

10:44AM PST on Nov 19, 2013

thank you

12:29PM PST on Nov 17, 2013

thank you!

7:02AM PST on Nov 5, 2013

I will definitely try natural. I hate the thought of doing laser on mu face.

9:32PM PDT on Oct 23, 2013

thanks!

4:06AM PDT on Sep 26, 2013

...& I'm off to the store to buy a bag of lemons.

4:59AM PDT on Sep 9, 2013

Thanks.

6:04AM PDT on Sep 3, 2013

thanks...it's worth a try

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