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Expert Advice: Homemade Oils For Depigmentation

You can get rid of the problem of pigmentation with these homemade oils suggested by expert.
Published -15 Feb 2022, 10:50 ISTUpdated -15 Feb 2022, 11:17 IST
  • Bhavishya Bir
  • Editorial
  • Published -15 Feb 2022, 10:50 ISTUpdated -15 Feb 2022, 11:17 IST
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Every woman wants to look beautiful, therefore, they make sure to take care of their skin in the right manner. Nowadays a lot of skincare and beauty products are available in the market. These expensive beauty products might give you an instant glow but these are not beneficial in the long run. To take care of your skin in the right manner, you should use natural ingredients.  

If you have a problem with pigmentation, then you should definitely use homemade oils made with natural ingredients. Pigmentation is a point of concern for many women out there and they are all looking for solutions. A lot of people try a lot of different things to get rid of the problem of pigmentation but still see no results. However, we are here to tell you that we can help you to get rid of this stubborn problem by using some essential and homemade oils. Read on for expert advice.

Dr. Amit Bangia, Dermatologist says that, “No home remedy can eliminate the problem of pigmentation from the roots. However, some natural and essential oils can surely help you with this. However, you should take them with caution otherwise there can be negative effects on your skin.”

Essential Oils

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Dr. Amit told us about some natural and essential oils that can help us to reduce the problem of pigmentation.

Evening Primrose Oil

This plant-based oil that is found in North-America contains gamma-linolenic acid which reduces skin inflammation, acne problems and scars. If there is a problem of pigmentation, then you can mix this oil with coconut oil and apply it on your skin.

Rosehip Seed Oil

This oil is rich in vitamins, antioxidants and fatty acids. This oil has anti-wrinkle properties and is very good for the skin due to the presence of vitamin A in it. It can be of great help, especially in reducing blemishes on the skin. You can also apply this oil directly on the skin otherwise mix it with coconut oil, almond oil or olive oil and apply it.

Tamanu Seed Oil

This oil has anti-inflammatory properties and is rich in antioxidants. If you have acne marks on your face or your skin is dry, then you can use this oil. Mix 5 drops of this oil with Vitamin E oil and castor oil and apply it on the skin.

Vitamin E Oil

This oil is beneficial for the skin in every way. Mix 2 drops of this oil with coconut oil and apply it on the face. This oil will repair your damaged skin cells. If you have a problem of hyperpigmentation, then you should definitely use this oil.

Papaya Seed Oil

This oil is rich in Vitamin C, A and E. If there are acne scars on the skin, then this oil will reduce them to a great extent. You can mix this oil with almond oil or aloe vera gel and apply it on your skin.

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Homemade Oil Blend

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Dr. Amit also tells us a homemade blend that can help to reduce pigmentation to a great extent.


  • 1 Tsp Argon Oil
  • 5 Drops Lavender Oil
  • 5 Drops Carrot Seed Oil


  • Take a bowl. Add these 3 oils and mix well.
  • Now, apply the mixture on your skin and massage the face.
  • After 5 minutes, wipe your face.
  • Use this oil twice a week and you will see that the problem of pigmentation will be reduced to some extent.

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  • If your skin is already oily, then you should avoid using this mixture.
  • Do not use this mixture on your acne. Use this to reduce the blemishes on your skin after the acne is cured.
  • Do not keep this mixture on your face overnight.
  • Do not take facial steam after applying this homemade face oil.

Note – Dr. Amit says, “Do not use any essential oil without consulting a skin expert. If you are using an essential oil on the skin, then dilute it with something and use only 5 drops. Do not apply essential oil directly on the skin.”

Apart from this, if you have sensitive skin, then you should first consult a skin expert and then, you should use face oil. 

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