With summer at our threshold it will be wise to keep a few natural sun tan removal remedies up our sleeves. While pool parties and walking around in the sun can be fun, returning home with patchy sun tanned skin is never a pleasurable experience. Bleaching sessions in a beauty salon can remove sun tan but bleach or similar products contain harsh chemicals and have an adverse effect on the skin. Natural household remedies are the best ways to treat sun tan without permanently damaging your skin.
5 Simple And Natural Remedies To Remove Sun Tan Are
1. Lemon Juice
Lime or lemon juice containing citric acid is used in several beauty products for its skin lightening effects. This property makes it one of the most effective natural remedy for sun tan. However care must be taken not to apply lemon juice directly on the skin. For normal to oily skin dilute lemon juice with rosewater. For dry skin try mixing honey with lemon juice. Apply it on your face, neck and hands. Allow it to dry and then wash off with water. Repeat it thrice a week for visible results.
Turmeric not only has anti-bacterial properties. It is also known to have skin lightening properties. Try fresh turmeric instead of the dried turmeric powder for better results. Grind the turmeric into a smooth paste and massage it gently on your face and neck. Use slow and steady circular hand movements to massage. It will not only help to remove sun tan but will also nourish your skin and make it feel soft and healthy. Turmeric scrub can be used daily for effective long-lasting effect.
Very few people know that tomato, an ordinary vegetable used in the kitchen almost everyday can effectively remove sun tan. Just cut the tomato into half and rub the inside part of the tomato against your skin. Allow the tomato juice to sit on your skin for a few minutes and wash off. If you have oily skin then tomato is the best remedy for you.
Yogurt is a natural bleach and is a very good natural remedy for pigmentation and sun tan. Apply a paste made of yogurt and a pinch on turmeric powder on your face and neck. Wash off when the pack is dry. Repeat it 2 to 3 times in a week and bid good bye to sun tan.
5. Gram Flour
A pack made of gram flour and milk is an effective natural remedy for sun tan. Add a teaspoon of orange peel powder to increase the effectiveness of the pack. Apply the pack on your face and neck and wash off when dry.
With these easy natural sun tan remedies there is no need to fear the sun any more. Have a wonderful summer everyone!