Unlike in the Western countries, tanned skin is definitely not the in thing in India. if you visit any tourist sea beach in India, you will find a lot of foreigners sunbathing.But for every Indian girl, the most common question in her mind after the beach vacation is over, is ” how to remove sun tan?” If our skin is tanned, we don’t flaunt it; rather we look for ways to remove the sun tan or better still – hide it! In this part of the world, we find fair-skinned people more appealing and so people with dark skin are constantly looking out for fairness tips. Surprising but true, isn’t it?
How To Remove Sun Tan
If you are wondering on how to remove sun tan instantly, you have come to the right place. Different body parts react differently in terms of home remedies for removing sun tan. For instance, some remedy that works to remove sun tan from your hands may not work to remove sun tan from lips. Hence we have categorized the remedies for each part to work best for removal of sun tan.
How to remove sun tan with simple home remedies
The skin appears darkened due to tanning. One of the easiest ways to remove tanning is to use a tan removal cream. However, there are many other ways by which one can remove tanning. Here are a few DIY home remedies to remove tan from the face:
Wheat Flour Face Pack: Applying wheat flour on the skin can help in improving skin tone, fade away dark spots and uneven skin tone. Make a paste using 2 tablespoons of wheat flour and water and apply on face. The paste should not be too thick. Leave it for 15 minutes and wash off with water and get softer and brighter skin.
However, it must be remembered that skin tanning is a problem that takes the time to heal, and bleaching is the only instant solution. Therefore, the occasional application of these natural face packs is not enough, and they have to be incorporated into your daily skin care routine for effective results. Prepare these easy face packs at home and provide the skin with the pampering care and nourishment that it deserves.
Honey and Lemon Juice Anti-Tan Pack – Mix two tablespoons each of honey and lemon juice and apply this smooth paste on your face. Wash off with cold water after 15 minutes. Lemon is a natural bleaching agent that lightens the color of the skin and honey adds a glow to your face. This is a very effective method of tan removal. You can do this in the kitchen while preparing a meal!
Rose Water and Aloe Vera – These two ingredients are usually present in everyone’s house. Just squeeze out some fresh aloe vera gel and mix it with a few drops of rose water. Let this paste sit in your freezer for 10 minutes and then apply it on your face. Aloe Vera is a magic ingredient since contains various nutrients that help to heal the skin and remove tanning.
Yogurt and Potato Juice – Cut a potato into thin slices and grind them with two tablespoons of yogurt in your grinder. Apply this paste on your neck and see the results after 15 minutes. Potato contains an enzyme called catecholase that helps to lighten and whiten the skin and cure hyperpigmentation.
Pineapple and Honey Face Mask: With its tangy and fresh flavour, Pineapple is the king of tropical fruits. The enzymes in pineapple help in removing dead cells from tanned and burnt areas. Pineapples are loaded with vitamin C and antioxidants that neutralizes the damaging effects of free radicals and oxidative stress and slow down the appearance of the signs of aging such as fine lines, freckles and wrinkles and helps in lightening age spots, pigmentation and sun tan.