Summers have arrived. Basking under the Sun on the beaches, or simply having fun with friends in the warm and sunny weather is what we think of. But along with sunny days and warm weather, it brings the risk of tanning, which can infact ruin your summer.
While avoiding the tan is impossible owing to our hot summer but one can easily get rid of this unwanted sun tan by using homemade remedies rather than beauty products containing harmful chemicals. In this article, we will share some home remedies to remove tan naturally
1.Cucumber, Lemon Juice and Rosewater
Lime juice is the most tried and tested ingredient for tan removal. The citric acid in the lime juice breaks the dead cells down, thus removing the tan as well. While cucumber and rose-water is the cooling agent. Use this mixture as a pack to remove tan naturally.
2.Turmeric and Curd
Curd is natural sun tan removers because it can decrease pigmentation, dark spots, and reduce the oiliness from the skin. Moreover, curd has the bleaching agent to fight sun tan quickly. Mix in a bowl, some chilled yogurt and add a pinch of turmeric. Apply it on your face and neck and other tanned areas. Leave it to dry for about 30 minutes and wash it off with cold water.
3.Honey and Papaya mixture
Honey is a sweet food produced by bees and it is a perfect ingredient for health as well as beauty treatments. It moisturizes and softens the skin. The enzymes present in papaya pulp lightens your skin tone and reduce the visibility of scars and blemishes. The combination between honey and papaya is very good for your skin whenever you have a sun tan. By applying this your skin will brighten, whiten, exfoliate, and renew as well.
4.Apply Aloe-Vera gel
Aloe Vera has the medicinal properties and it is being used in many beauty products as it is good for skin. One can easily get rid of tanning by rubbing little amount of aloe vera gel regularly on your skin. Apply the aloe vera gel in the affected area and it will lighten the skin within a week. It also helps cleanse and nourish the skin.
5.Use Gram Flour Mixture
Gram flour is a very good exfoliating agent. It is very useful in treating a sun tan as the coarseness of the gram flour helps remove dead skin cells and leaves your skin bright and young. Mix the gram flour with rose water or curd and rub it all over the affected skin area. Wait for 15 to 20 minutes and wash it off with cold water.
So now as you know how to remove tan, stop worrying about the sun tan when being outdoors. But as we know that prevention is better than cure, so apply sun-screen before going out in sun. Additionally, moisturize your skin every night before going to sleep to promote healing process quickly.