9 Simple Ways To Remove Age Spots Naturally


Have you noticed an increase in flat, brown spots on your face, chest, hands, or body?

These spots, commonly known as age spots, liver spots, or hyperpigmentation, tend to become more prominent as we age.

Although age spots are generally harmless, many women, myself included, find them unattractive and would prefer not to have them. However, if you have irregular, dark spots that are changing in size, color, or texture, it is advisable to consult a doctor.  

Individuals with fair skin and prolonged sun exposure are more prone to age spots. While our natural hormones keep them at bay when we're younger, as we age and our hormone balance shifts, brown spots may start to appear. Unfortunately, once they develop, age spots tend to persist unless treated.

The good news is that you can naturally lighten brown spots without resorting to toxic chemical treatments. Additionally, practicing sun safety measures can help prevent their recurrence.

It's important to note that age spots take years to form, so fading them will likely require patience and consistent effort. Give one of the remedies below a try for a few months, and if you don't observe any improvement, you can explore another option.

The good news is that many of these natural remedies are likely already in your fridge or pantry!

1. Aloe Vera Gel

Aloe vera is a commonly used natural remedy for various skin issues, including age spots. Apply aloe vera juice or gel directly to the dark spots for 30 minutes in the morning and evening. Rinse with lukewarm water and follow with your favourite moisturiser.

2. Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar contains natural alpha hydroxy acids that can help lighten age spots and get rid of age spots. Mix equal parts of apple cider vinegar and water, apply to the dark spots, rinse with lukewarm water, and moisturise.

3. Castor Oil

Apply a small amount of castor oil directly to the age spots in the morning and night. Massage it into the skin for a minute or two until absorbed.

4. Lemons

The citric acid in lemon juice acts as a natural bleaching agent. You can either apply a slice of lemon directly to the spots for 10 minutes, morning and evening, or dilute 1 tablespoon of lemon juice with 1 tablespoon of water and apply using a cotton bud. Rinse and moisturise afterwards.

5. Pawpaw (Papaya)

Mash ripe papaya and apply it to clean skin where the age spots are. Gently massage in a circular motion for added exfoliation.

6. Sandalwood

Massage a drop of pure sandalwood essential oil directly onto the age spots.


7. Watermelon Rind

Rub the rind of a watermelon on your age spots, then wash with lukewarm water and moisturise.

8. Cucumber Juice

Crush cucumbers and apply them to your face for 10 minutes before rinsing and moisturising.


9. Olive Oil

Morning and night, apply a small amount of olive oil directly onto the age spots and massage it into the skin for a minute or two until absorbed.

These natural DIY remedies may not yield immediate results but can be effective with consistent use over time. For very dark spots, it may take longer to see noticeable improvements.

If you have sensitive skin, exercise caution by patch testing your chosen DIY recipe or diluting it with more water to reduce the risk of irritation. 😃

Please note: if you observe irregular, dark spots that are increasing in size or undergoing changes in colour/texture, it is advisable to consult a doctor to rule out any potential signs of skin cancer. 

Skincare for Combating Pigmentation & Sunspots

If the DIY solutions are not your cuppa tea, there is good news! That is because we have developed natural skincare solutions that help to combat pigmentation and sunspots.

Did you know?

There are some superstar natural ingredients that specifically help with pigmentation and sunspots, namely Vitamin C, Bakuchiol, Jojoba Oil and Lemon Myrtle! 

These natural ingredients work to brighten and reduce the appearance of hyperpigmentation, dark spots, age spots, and sunspots. All while revitalising the skin!

And did you know that Kakadu Plum has highest recorded levels of Vitamin C of any fruit in the world?  Vitamin C has been shown to be helpful in reducing dark spots and uneven skin tone. Thats why we have created a Kakadu Plum Skincare Collection 🤩

You can Browse our Kakadu Plum Skincare Collection by clicking here 💗

Another ingredient to look out for is Bakuchiol, it  works to enhance your skin complexion and radiance. It deeply diffuses into the skin cells to reduce the appearance of dark spots and hyperpigmentation.

Bakuchiol is a hero ingredient in our award winning Skin Revival Serum.

Jojoba oil, derived from the seeds of the jojoba plant,
is rich in vitamins E and B-complex, as well as essential fatty acids, jojoba oil penetrates deeply into the skin, replenishing moisture and promoting cell regeneration.

The presence of natural antioxidants in jojoba oil may help to combat oxidative stress, a key factor in the formation of age spots and hyperpigmentation.

Jojoba oil is a special ingredient in our best selling Kakadu Plum Facial Cream.

Lemon myrtle is renowned for its potent antioxidant and antimicrobial properties which make it a promising ingredient in skincare formulations for skin radiance and even skin tone.

Antioxidants play an important role in helping to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and pigmentation & to protect the skin from harmful UV radiation, which can accelerate skin ageing.

You can shop all our natural skincare products here: SHOP

Feel free to share your favourite DIY age spot remedies in the comments below. Enjoy a 10% discount on your FIRST order by using the code GLOW10 at checkout.

About Reluminate Beauty 

Loretta is passionate about promoting confidence and looking your best at every age. She believes that beauty is not about perfection. Beauty is what you reveal when you feel good on the inside – when you smile, when you treat yourself and others gently. When you have confidence in yourself, and when you truly embrace who you are.

Loretta is the founder of reluminate beauty - a natural, Vegan, cruelty - free range of Australian Skin & Hair Care, created from the need to find gentle, effective skincare that her son with allergies & eczema could also use.


  • Laurel McCarthy

    Hello there I’m having trouble with my order can you please help

  • Carol Rebers

    Loretta Thankyou about aloe Vera as I have many big plants that I can use and the sliced lemon trick too😃

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  • Sherrie

    Hi I had a skin tag over a month ago and dermatologist saids it was keratosis which could be cancerous and should be removed or frozen
    So I Egan to apply apple cider vinegar daily a few times each day. I was amazed after usage of 2 weeks and 2 days. (16 days) it fell off and skin is clear. There is some flat skin spots next to it that I am continuing to use my apple cider and caster oil regimen
    But wow I am a believer

  • Kay k Cox

    Looking forward to trying your products

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