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IN Health & Fitness ON 23 May, 2015
Summer is here and even if you cover yourself from head to toe, tanning is inevitable. In fact, quite a few of us are already sporting a tan. Let's have a look at few home remedies which will not only help you to get tan free skin but also make your skin healthier from within.
Natural skin moisturizer and brightener. Cool your irritated skin with tomato & yogurt face mask.
Almonds aren't just for a good memory but can also be used as a great de-tanning agent. Exfoliate with almond scrub twice a week, .adding milk cream or honey is advisable for better results.
Turmeric isn't called the wonder spice for no reason. Apart from being an integral part of the kitchen it also is a part of beauty regimen of lots of people since ages. The anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties both help in treating the skin along with lightening and imparting a radiant glow to the skin.
Oranges are not only good for health,but also orange peels are excellent for the skin due to its vitamin C and citric acid content. So next time before throwing orange peel into the dustbin...think twice.
To keep your knees, elbows and other patchy areas smooth and clean, apply fresh lemon juice. Keep it on for at least 15 minutes and wash it off. Add honey for softer skin.
Saffron is not only an expensive spice but is also a long known beauty secret.....and when mixed with raw milk it acts as an effective natural remedy to lighten the skin tone.
It is a natural coolant.The antioxidants and silica present in cucumber help to lighten the dark skin and rejuvenate tired, dull looking skin. Works best when mixed with coconut water.
Potatoes are one remedy that, while delicious to eat, can also be used for lightening and evening skin tone. To further help the process of getting fairer tan free skin, exfoliate daily with a gentle scrub.
containing Vit A and papain enzyme,papaya helps remove dead skin cells and detans the skin. Add honey to the mashed papaya for better results.
Weird but true! Toothpaste along with any face-wash of your choice can not only detan the skin but is also good for acne. Works on dark spots too. However,it can be quite irritating on the skin,thus has to be used sparingly using the correct technique and choosing the correct toothpaste. Go for white colored low fluoride toothpaste,avoid whitening and gel type pastes.Go organic and repeat no more than 4 times a week. Say no to tanning this summer.
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