The moment the summer season starts, we think of getting tanned when we roam around in hot sun. Later we spend lot of time in either taking a bleaching session or in cosmetic products for instant tan removal. The chemicals used will be harmful and will take a toll in the longer run along with side effects. It is always advised to use natural homemade remedies instead of choosing products from markets.
The skin tan usually occurs on body parts which are exposed to sun such as face, neck, arms and legs. This can also lead to acne, pimples, dark spots, premature aging of skin, skin burn, etc. Instead of using cosmetic products with chemicals and bleaching agents, try using the below simple face packs prepared from all natural ingredients to get a tan free skin.
Cucumber, Rose Water and Lemon Juice Pack:-
Lemon juice has natural properties of bleaching and in turn helps in removing tan along with fighting pimples. The Rose water and cucumber juice works as cooling agents to sooth the skin. Let’s see how to make the face pack.
1 table spoon cucumber juice, 1 table spoon lemon juice, rose water.
Mix cucumber juice, lemon juice and rose water in bowl. Apply with cotton on tanned areas, wait for 10 minutes and wash off with cold water. You can apply this pack daily after you get back home. Check out the results for yourself.
Gram Flour and Turmeric Face Pack:-
Gram flour and turmeric combined together act as bleaching as well as scrubbing on skin.
2 table spoon of gram flour, 1 table spoon milk, 1 table spoon crushed orange peel, pinch of turmeric and Rose water.
Mix all the ingredients in a bowl with cold water. Apply on clean face and leave it to dry for 20 minutes. You can moist the dried out areas by sprinkling the water. While removing the pack, gently scrub in clockwise and anti-clockwise directions. You can try applying this pack once in two days for an effective exfoliation and tan removal.
Papaya and Honey Face Pack:-
Honey is known for its moisturizing and softening of
skin while the papaya is known of skin renewal, whitening and exfoliation.
Combining both would give you a stand out results.
½ cup ripe papaya pulp, 1 table spoon honey.
Mash the papaya and mix honey well with it. Apply on the face and let it dry for 30 minutes. Finally wash it off with water. Try this twice in a week for good results.
Tomato, Yogurt and Lemon Juice Face Pack:-
The ingredients used for this pack not only help in removing the tan from the skin but also helps in removing dark spots. They also act as natural bleaching agents. The tomato juice also works as natural toner to open the pores and reduce oiliness of the skin.
2 table spoons of tomato pulp, 1 table spoon of lemon juice and a table spoon of yogurt.
Mix all the ingredients well to prepare the face pack. Then apply it on the face evenly. Allow it to dry for about 30 minutes. Finally wash with cold water to remove it. You might feel the itchiness of the skin in the beginning due to tomato juice but it will go away on regular application.
Sandal Wood and Coconut Water Pack:-
Traditionally, Sandal wood is being used for healing due to its medicinal qualities. It also works as natural skin cleanser by removing impurities and dead cells. It helps in soothing the skin and heals the blisters and blemishes.
One spoon of Sandal wood powder, coconut water and few drops of almond oil.
Mix both the ingredients well to make a thick paste. Apply the paste for about 20 minutes on your face and neck. Once it is dried, wash it off with water.
Pineapple and Honey Face Mask:-
Pineapple has certain properties which help in removing dead cells from tanned and burnt areas. The Vitamin C helps in reducing the aging effects along with the moisturizing and soothing effects of honey.
2 table spoon pineapple pulp, 1 table spoon honey.
Mix the honey and pineapple pulp to make a fine paste. Apply this paste on face and wait for about 5 minutes then wash thoroughly with water. Regular application would give better results.
Orange Juice and Yogurt Face Pack:-
Oranges are rich in Vitamin C which helps against skin blemishes and collagen which reduces the skin aging process and tightening of skin. Yogurt has natural properties of bleaching and moisturizes skin.
1 table spoon yogurt, 1 table spoon orange juice.
Mix the yogurt and orange juice well to make a paste and apply it evenly on the face. Leave it for 30 minutes and rinse off with water.
Aloe Vera, Masoor Daal (Red Lentil) and Tomato Face Pack:-
When you are suffering from extreme tanning then Masoor daal helps you out. Aloe Vera helps with its natural properties and tomatoes act as complete skin rejuvenator.
1 table spoon masoor daal, Aloe Vera gel, 1 table spoon tomato pulp.
First soak the masoor daal in water for 20 minutes and then make a paste. Mix this paste with Aloe Vera gel and tomato pulp. Use this mixture to massage on face and neck. Keep it for 20 minutes and wash off with water.
These simple face packs should help you in removing the tan from the skin without going for any costly treatments.