How to Use Jojoba Oil for Skin Lightening?

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Increasing levels of pollution and dirt around you gets accumulated over the skin, leaving it dry, itchy and dark. If you don’t cleanse skin using any natural remedy, dark or brown spots appear.

Why to go for jojoba oil for skin lightening, when there is a long aisle of effective creams in a store?

Am sure you’re looking for something which cleans your skin, so then you shouldn’t opt for the one that dumps more chemicals on your face. These chemical filled creams are no way incorporated with pure natural ingredients; they refine and reap all nutrients out of it.

Skin lightening or skin whitening is nothing but fading or removing dark spots from face. It’s quite annoying and embarrassing to go out with dark spots on face, which ruins your appearance.

Beauty guru, Julie Gabriel states in her book The Green Beauty Guide, that jojoba oil along with licorice extract is an effective remedy for lightening black skin. (source)

How to Make Jojoba Oil for Skin lightening?

jojoba oil recipe

Assorted properties in jojoba oil cleanse pores and removes dirt, dead cells and excess oil accumulated over the skin. Vitamins and minerals in jojoba oil penetrate deep into the skin and lighten dark spots.

Jojoba oil is extracted from jojoba plant’s seed, as it’s identical to your natural oil sebum it gets absorbed easily. Its renowned moisturizing properties hydrate the skin from outside and thwart itching.

Add it to your beauty regimen to treat acne and to control excess oil production. Exceptional properties in jojoba oil tricks skin to limit the production of excess sebum, thus it also treats oily-skin.

Various factors trigger hyperpigmentation or dark spots. Hormonal changes and diet is most common causes of black spots. From experts view, your skin is packed with melanin a substance responsible for your skin color, when this pigment increases due to climate or hormonal changes, they get accumulated at one place on the skin leaving dark spots.

With jojoba oil you can lighten dark spots and get lightening skin.

Use it directly or mix it with licorice extract. Licorice is an extract from the roots of the plant Glycyrrhiza Glabra. It has been used as a medicine right from ancient times. A study carried in 2005 concludes possible anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties in Licorice extract. (1)


  • Licorice extract – 1/2 tbsp
  • Jojoba oil – 4 tbsp

Mix the above mentioned ingredients well. Wash your face and using cotton ball topically apply over the face and around neck, after 30 minutes rinse it off. Remember natural remedies takes time to show results, so regularly repeat the process twice in a week.

In-case, if you feel irritation or feel itching after using jojoba oil, then limit its use and approach the physician.


Jojoba oil for skin lightening is an effective remedy when you use it regularly, and you’re free to add other innate ingredients to it. But do a patch test before using any ingredient.

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