Natural remedies to Lighten Tanned skin and get fair skin
‘How to get fair skin?’, ‘How to lighten tanned skin?’, ‘How to get rid of dark spots?’, these are the questions most of us wanted to know the answer. Many of us who walk or work in sun light usually get skin tanning. Due to tanning our skin color becomes dark or tanned and we feel awkward to have such a dark skin. Using naturally made home remedies from cucumber, olive oil, lemon juice, honey and potato is a great way to lighten tanned skin fast. One thing to be kept in mind that to get rid of sun tan using natural remedies is that it takes time and hence patience is required.
Cucumbers: One of the best home remedy for removing sun tan would be Cucumbers. Cucumbers are rich in vitamin C. It provides cooling sensation and not only soothe sun tanned skin but also treat sunburns. Massage a paste of cucumber with little orange or lime juice for 10-12 minutes and then wash with lukewarm water. A person with sensitive skin type can rub cucumber slices on the affected skin.
Rose Petals and Milk Cream: Milk cream is a good source of vitamins and minerals which makes your skin fair and glowing. Rose petals adds more effect to it. Take a paste of rose petal and milk cream and apply it on the affected skin daily to get positive results against sun tan.
Olive oil: Olive oil has high vitamin E which provides lots of moisture to the skin and it can rejuvenate the tanned skin. Olive oil also helps to repair the damaged skin. Apply olive oil on the affected skin, leave it for 15-20 minutes and wash it with lukewarm water.
Lemon Juice: Lemon is the source of Citric acid and vitamin C which makes it a natural skin bleach for getting fair and clear skin. Dilute the lemon juice with water before applying on the affected area. Let it dry before washing to reduce sun tan.
Avocado and Oats paste: Avocado are rich in vitamin A that help in removing dead cells from the skin and Oats provides soothing and softening effect to the skin. Apply Avocado and Oats paste on the affected area, let it stay for 25-30 minutes and wash with warm water. Apply daily to get good results within a week or two.
Sandalwood and Turmeric paste: Sandalwood and turmeric paste provides skin with fairness and anti-aging benefits which can be used to lighten tan and whiten skin tone. Applying this mixture daily can make your skin look young and glowing.
Papaya: Papaya helps in removing tan and impurities from skin. Mash papaya and rub it over the affected skin for 15 minutes to get brighter and fresh looking skin.
Tomatoes: High percentage of antioxidants in tomatoes helps in lightening the pigmented skin there by restoring the normal skin tone. Make a juice of tomato and apply it to skin and allow it to dry. Regular use can help you to get rid of tan quickly.
Almond oil: Almond oil provides a variety of benefits to skin it shield skin against sun, rejuvenate skin cells and provide moisture making skin soft and healthy. Daily massage almond oil to tanned skin for 20 minutes and then use warm water for rinsing.
Aloe Vera: Aloe Vera gel provides antioxidants and enzymes to skin that help in removing the dark tanned skin. It helps in reversing the damage caused by the harmful rays from sun. Take fresh aloe gel from its leaf and apply it to your dark patches. After 20 minutes use cold water to clean the Aloe Vera gel from skin.
Potatoes: Potatoes are popular for its natural skin lightening and cleansing properties. Grate one small potato and apply this paste to your tanned skin for 20 minutes daily. The vitamin C in potatoes help to build collagen that repairs the damages skin. This remedy can also be used to treat sunburns, dark spots, acne scars and to get a fair skin complexion.
Vinegar: Vinegar is a natural astringent for removing dirt and darkness from skin. Take a cup and fill it half with vinegar. Now add water and fill the cup. Soak a small piece of cloth to this vinegar solution and keep it on suntan for 30 minutes. This will naturally whiten your dark skin and make it fair and smooth.
Honey: Honey being a natural antiseptic, good for treating skin infections and its moisturizing properties keep skin hydrated and soft. Massage honey on the affected skin for 10 minutes and then wash it. Repeat it twice a day for reducing the skin tan.
Even after using any of the natural remedies to lighten tanned skin you can go for Skin Lightening Creams o any tanning products. Always try to avoid peak sun hours and be in shaded places during that time.