Age spots (lentigo senilis or lentigo solaris) are forms of pigment spots.
Age spots are small, flat, darkened spots on the skin (reddish brown to black in color) that usually occur on the hands, face, décolleté or other areas often exposed to the sun. The most commonly occur on areas of the skin that are most exposed to the sun, such as the back of the hands, face, forearms, forehead and shoulders.
Hands are particularly affected by this phenomenon, but because this scrub can certainly help as effectively remove the top layer of dead cells of the epidermis, which “carries” pigmentary changes.
The best exfoliating peeling age spots
- 1/2 cup of raw brown rice
- 1 tablespoon agave syrup
- 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
Grind the brown rice into powder (coffee grinder, by hand in ceramic pot).
Mix the above ingredients together and stir them well.
Apply the mixture to dry hands; massage the back of each with circular motion firm but gentle pressure for one to two minutes.
Rinse and apply your chosen hand cream.
You can also rub this mixture on the palms which will perfectly soften the calluses.
Use this scrub regularly (more than 1 time per week).
Why does this work?
Rice has a calming effect on the skin, is an excellent tool for peeling, possesses antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
Nectar of agave cactus has a great power of hydration, is an excellent exfoliating because it contains natural sugars that effectively clean, while helping your skin to retain moisture.
For the lemon is claimed that such eraser that erases age spots! Lemon helps lighten skin and lifted off dead cells. Contains AHA (alpha-hydroxy acid), citric acid, vitamin C, and has anti-bacterial activity. Over time the lemon effectively reduces hyperpigmentation due to its excellent properties izbjeljujućih. It is also a gentle natural exfoliation.