How to Remove Dark Spots From the Face Naturally you will need: ½ teaspoon of baking soda and ½ teaspoon of distilled water. Mix these two ingredients together in a small bowl and then wash your face and remove any makeup . Apply the mixture on your problematic areas and leave it there for about five minutes. Rinse with water and that’s it! You can apply this once a day for as long as you find it necessary.