The start of the summer season becomes a surprise for many of us. Sweaty skin, unpleasant odor of sweat, oily hair and, of course, skin tanning haunts our minds. There is a wide range of products on the market to cater for these summer issues. But what about the skin which is tanned?
Applying sunscreens with high SPF to the skin can sound relieving right now, but in the long run, it can cause lasting side-effects on our skin.
Be afraid no more as certain kitchen essentials can be proven very vital in removing the suntan easily without any side effects. Although one will have to wait for a bit before these home remedies start to show their effect but surely the effect will be fruitful.
Check out these home remedies for removing sun tan:
Turmeric & Besan
If you want to exfoliate the dead cells gently out of your skin and remove suntan, this face pack is definitely for you. Combine two spoons of besan with a pinch of turmeric, some milk, and a tablespoon of rose water.
Apply this paste for about 20 minutes on the tanned skin and then wash your face with cold water. You can also massage your face gently by putting some water on the dried facial pack.
Lemon Juice, Cucumber & Rose Water Face Pack
Saturated lemon juice is good for removing tan, but not suitable for everyone. So going for a face kit made with lemon juice is always advisable. That was just that. You'll need to blend one tablespoon of each ingredient in a bowl for this face pack.
Dab the face pack onto the tanned areas and hold it until dry for 10-15 minutes. Wash it away with cold water. The lemon juice reduces tanning while rose water and cucumber soothe inflammation of the skin.
Honey & Papaya Face Pack
Papaya's incredible exfoliating and bleaching properties make it a perfect choice for removing suntan. Skin is soothed and moisturized by the honey in this pack. Mash 1/2 cup of papaya together with 1 tablespoon of honey and prepare the pack. Let that pack sit on the tanned areas for half an hour and wash it away with cold water.
Turmeric & Raw Milk
The soothing turmeric and exfoliating properties of milk make this home remedy the best choice for skin tan removal. Add a pinch of the turmeric to two tablespoons of milk. Slather the solution on to the tanned areas and let it dry. Clean it off with plain water. Repeat the cycle every day.
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Lemon Juice & Honey
The bleaching properties of lemon juice help to naturally remove sun tan from the skin while honey keeps the skin soft and smooth. Take a spoonful of lemon juice and add some honey. Apply it to the skin and keep it for half an hour. Wash off.
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