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Home Remedies To Remove Tanning From Face And Arms

This post was contributed by guest author: Emily Kristina

Emily Kristina is a skin expert by profession. She loves to share her knowledge and experience with people. She regularly contributes her write ups to health or skin care related websites and blogs with most of her writings based on tips for best anti aging skin care.


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The summer sun is in its full form tanning and burning your skin like always and even more, and we all are responsible for this. The temperatures are soaring everywhere due to global warning. So this calls for some extra attention on our part when setting out in the sun especially on our face and neck.

Our kitchen is an abode of all the cures we may need immediately to address sun-exposure related issues. Just scroll down to look for a home remedy that may help you deal with sun protection factors, which has made your skin darker than its usual tone. Some home ramedies to get rid of tanning from face and arms.

1. Chickpea Flour And Tomato Juice

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Ingredients

  • 1 Ripe tomato
  • 2 tsp of chickpea flour

How to Make It

  • Grind the tomato
  • Add chickpea flour
  • Mix until it forms a smooth paste

How to Use It

  • Apply this paste evenly on a clean face
  • Let it be there
  • Rinse after 15 minutes.

How it Works

The pro-vitamin A in chickpea flour and ascorbic acid remove tan and leave your skin looking lighter.

2. Honey And Oats Scrub

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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp of cold water
  • 2 tsp of honey
  • 2 tbsp of oat powder

How to Make It

  • Take all the ingredients in a bowl.
  • Mix well

How to Use It

  • Slather it on the face and neck evenly
  • Gently rub it in the upward direction on your neck and in circular motions on your face

How It Works

Oats remove the dead skin and honey cleanse the pores.

3. Mint Juice And Yogurt (Chilled)

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp of yogurt
  • 3 tbsp of chilled yogurt

How to Make It

  • Take the two ingredients
  • Mix well

How to Use It

  • Take a cotton pad. Dip it in the mixture
  • Apply it on the affected skin
  • Let it remain there for at least 10 minutes
  • Rinse away with cool water

How It Works

Mint juice will provide you relief from inflammation and rashes due to sun burns. Lactic acid present in yogurt lightens and brightens up the skin.

4. Sandalwood Powder and Rosewater

Sandalwood Powder

Ingredients

  • Sandalwood powder 2 tbsp
  • Sufficient amount of rose water

How to Make It

  • Add the ingredients to a bowl
  • Mix to make a smooth paste of consistency that doesn’t flow.

How to Use It

  • Before applying, refrigerate this paste
  • Apply it evenly

How It Works

Sandalwood has anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. It soothes the red skin and also removes tanning.

5. Yogurt And Potato Juice

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Ingredients

  • A medium sized potato
  • 2 tbsp of yogurt

How to Make It

  • Peel the potato, cut it into cubes or slices
  • Add yogurt and grind both

How to Use It

  • Apply this paste immediately
  • Leave for 15 minutes
  • Wash with cold water

How It Works

The potato has catecholase, an enzyme well known for treating hyperpigmentation and lightening up the skin.

6. Honey, Milk, and Rice Powder

Wheat white flour in cooking bowl

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp of honey
  • 2 tbsp of cold milk
  • 2 tsp of rice powder

How to Make It

  • Put all the ingredients in a bowl
  • Mix well

How to Use It

  • Clean your face and neck
  • Apply the paste
  • Let it stay there for 20 minutes
  • Then wash with cold water

How It Works

It is one of the best natural skin brightening methods. It removes dead skin cells and tan to leave your skin looking fairer.

7. Lemon Juice and Cucumber Juice

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Ingredients

  • 2 tsp of lemon juice
  • Cold cucumber juice

How to Make It

  • Mix both the ingredients well

How to Use It

  • Take a cotton pad. Dip it in the mixture you have prepared
  • Apply it evenly on your face and neck

How It Works

Lemon juice has skin bleaching ability, whereas cucumber cools down the skin with its anti-inflammatory capabilities. It provides instant relief from sun damaged skin.

8. Aloe Vera Rose Water

Aloe Vera

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp aloe vera gel
  • Rosewater (a few drops)

How to Make It

  • Mix both the ingredients well
  • Refrigerate

How to Use It

  • Apply it on the sun-tanned skin of face and neck
  • Let it stay for 10 minutes
  • Wash with cold water

How It Works

Aloe vera is a magical potion with vitamins, minerals, enzymes and nutrients and works efficiently in treating skin discoloration and sunburn.

9. Lemon Glycerin

Lemon Lemonade

Ingredients

  • 5 tbsp of glycerin
  • juice of 1 whole lemon

How to Make It

  • Mix both into a consistency which is not too thin

How to Use It

  • Apply it on the clean face and neck every night
  • Let it be there working on your skin for about half an hour
  • Rinse with cold water

How It Works

Lemon, as we know, is a natural bleaching agent. If you leave it overnight, it will give you instant results.

Well, how can we forget the eyes Since the skin on your eyes too may have got tanned, put some potato slices on it or juice of potato. This will help lighten up the skin here. Try these home remedies and get a lighter, brighter skin naturally.









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