Get Rid Off Pigmentation with Potato
Get Rid Off Pigmentation with Potato

Get Rid Off Pigmentation with Potato

Hyperpigmentation or dark skin or uneven skin tone gives a really big reason for us to worry. The reason though justified, doesn’t need to be a cause for concern as there are many Natural ways with which you can easily reduce this hyperpigmentation.


Hyperpigmentation is nothing but a dark patch that appears on the skin. This occurs because of excess melanin production. Melanin is a pigment that gives the skin colour. The more melanin present, The darker the skin color gets.


There are several reasons for the increase in melanin production. Some of the common causes for the increase in melanin production are

  • Sun exposure
  • Acne treatments
  • Hormonal changes
  • hereditary
  • Vit B12 deficiency

Other than the hereditary inheritance of excess melanin productions, all other factors can be controlled. Always smearing sun sunscreen while going out in the sun, including Vit B12-rich foods such as dairy products, eggs and fish, avoiding chemical skin treatments and using natural products for skin healing can reduce melanin production to an extent.

Speaking of natural products, Araah Skin Miracle is a strong believer in the fact that nature has given everything in abundance and the solution to skin problems can be easily found through natural herbs. It is for this reason the brand is trusted and the products of Araah Skin Miracle are highly sorted after. For dark spot reduction, melasma, hyperpigmentation, uneven skin tone, and dark patches Araah Skin Miracle has the best natural solution.

potato soap

One such product is Potato soap. To know more about Potato soap click here, to know how you can include potatoes in your skincare routine to solve your hyperpigmentation easily read on.

Why Potato?


Who doesn’t love the versatile potato? Potato is a staple food in many regions and people from all age groups love this comfort food. But did you know the fact that our ancestors from more than 5k years back have used potatoes in skincare?

Evidence has been found that potato slices have been used in skin healing from ancient times. Rubbing potato slices onto the skin to prevent sunburns became a common practice.

potato on face

In this modern era, we forgot about how we naturally tackled things. So we are here to remind you how and why Potato should be your first choice in reducing dark spots


The science

Potatoes contain a variety of skin-loving nutrients

  1. Vit C
  2. Catecholase
  3. Vit B complex
  4. Potassium
  5. Zinc
  6. Phosphorous
  7. Magnesium


In this, the important component that reduces hyperpigmentation or lightens skin is the catecholase and Vit B complex. Catecholase can reduce stubborn dark spots and pigments, while the B complex especially Niacinamide is known for its skin-renewing ability and skin lightening properties. This makes potato a natural ingredient that can help in skin lightening and deal with pigmentation issues. Vit C combined with other nutrients helps in

  • Collagen production
  • maintaining skin elasticity
  • removing dead cells
  • protect damaged skin
  • sun damage
  • giving an ageless skin.


Now that you know how important potato is for your skin, let us give you a few ideas of how to include this humble yet most amazing vegetable in your skincare routine.


1.Two ingredient solution


  1. Potato juice 2tsp
  2. Milk 1tsp

potato juice and milkMethod

  • Grate potato and extract juice.
  • Mix with milk and apply as a pack. Leave it for 20 minutes
  • wash it off.

How does it work?

Potato is known for its bleaching property and helps to reduce melasma. Along with Lactic acid from milk, this gives an instant brightness boost to your skin.


2.Mashed Potato pack


  1. Boiled mashed potato 2tsp
  2. Rose water 1tsp’

mashed potato and rose waterMethod

  • Mix 1 tsp of rosewater with 2tsb of boiled mashed potato.
  • Apply this pack to the face and leave for twenty minutes.
  • Wash it in water after twenty minutes.

How does it work?

Potato is a natural bleach with vitamins B1, B3, B6, and C that reduces pigmentation, and dark spots removes tan, and gives you a naturally bright look along with skin-enhancing rose water which gives you an instant freshness too.

3.Anti-pigmentation pack


  1. Potato juice 1tsp
  2. Besan 1tsp
  3. Turmeric pinch

potato benefitsMethod

  • Mix 1 tsp of potato juice with 1 tsp of besan and a pinch of turmeric powder.
  • Apply this on the face. Leave it until it dries completely.
  • Wash it off with water.

How does it work?

Potato has natural bleaching property and helps to shed dead cells and brightens skin. Its rich catecholase and antioxidant content helps to fade off spots and pigmentation. Along with besan and turmeric, it forms a perfect face pack that enhances skin color, tone, and texture.

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