Summer is right here and we have all been exposed to the cruel UV rays of the Sun. We all have our sad days when we want to wear short clothes due to the heat but the worry of getting a tan takes on us badly. So here I have a few useful homemade tips that can be used to reduce skin tan. Nothing can remove skin tan completely, even the face creams or pack but these methods will surely come to your rescue.
- Haldi Ubtan
Very popular with the name of Ubtan in North India this mixture of Turmeric and Yoghurt is a great combination to remove tan. All you need to do is take 1 cup yoghurt and mix about 2 tbsp turmeric in it. Look for a bright yellow shade in the mixture. Apply it generously on your hands, legs and face. Leave it for about 15 minutess or till it dries. Wash it off. Use it regularly for best results.
Take a ripe papaya. Crush it in the mixer grinder after removing the seeds and the fruit peel. It will be a semi solid, just massage it on the tanned area for a few minutes and wash it off. Make sure it is washed properly or else it attracts ants very soon. Do wash the towel after use.
Take a potato and cut it into slices. Rub these slices on tanned areas. Let it dry and then wash it off. Positive results will be seen when you repeat this process regularly.
- Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera has been an age old remedy to most skin problems. Peel off the green lamina off the leaves and you will get a whitish Aloe Vera gel. Rub this gently on all exposed areas of the body. It will not only help in reducing tan but also help your skin to glow. It is a very low cost and easy method to practice on a daily basis.
Take a lemon and slice it into 2 halves. Rub those slices on the exposed areas of the body. Lemon has citric juice which naturally helps in skin lighting. It is one of the main ingredients of many face and body packs.
Hope this will help!