The summer is here and with it comes numerous skin problems, one of them being sun tan. Sun tan not only makes your skin look bad but it is also harmful for the skin’s health, if not treated in time it can result in skin pigmentation, permanent darkening of the skin and it also increases the risk of developing skin cancer. Here are five easily available products in your kitchen that can help you get rid of that ugly sun tan.
Following Natural Ways To Get Rid Of Sun Tan:
Peel the potatoes and then you can either blend them in a mixer or grate them. Apply it generously all over the tanned skin , let it sit for around half-an-hour and then wash it off with cold water. It notonly helps in curing sun tan but is also a natural bleaching-agent.
Cucumber is a great cooling agent as well as a moisturizer. Grate the cucumber, add to it few drops of lemon juice and apply this to the affected area. Keep for around 20 minutes and then wash it off with cold water for a refreshing skin.
Aloe vera is very effective in treating sun tan. It soothes the skin along with lightening and refreshing it.Scrape-off the gel from an aloe vera skin, blend it in a mixer and then sieve the liquid in order to remove impurities. Then apply this to the affected area, keep it for 15-20 minutes and then wash-off. You can even store the sieved liquid in a glass jar and use it later.
Lemon is often used for skin lightening properties but you should be careful not to apply it directly to your skin, especially your face. Mix few drops of lemon juice with yogurt or honey, apply on the skin, then wash it off after 20 minutes to soothe the stubborn sun tan.
Tomato is an anti-oxidant, so used to cure sun tan with very good results. Apply tomato pulp directly or make a pack with yogurt and wash off with luke warm water.
Along with following these remedies, always apply sunscreen irrespective whether you are indoors or outdoors. Remember to cover yourself when going out in the sun. Keep yourself well-hydrated and enjoy your summer.