One of the perpetual beauty worries that both men and women seem to share in equal proportion these days, happens to be their obsession with fair complexion. The fact is that some of us are located in temperate zones or places that are generally hotter and more exposed to sunshine. And as a result of all that exposure, your body tends to develop more melanin as a way to enable your body to protect yourself from harmful UV radiation, which results in your skin forming dark tan lines and taking on an even duskier hue. But the good news is that there are effective ways for you to remove this tan from your body, with the following tips. Do check them out,
As hard as it may be to believe, most women do not know which products to use for their skin problem and as a result, often end up purchasing ointments and creams, with marked up price tags. For example, when it comes to the question of tan and tan lines, one of the most effective ways to remove the same is to use lemon on your skin. Here is what you need, a complete juicy lemon. Now, slice it in half and rub it on the affected area of your body. You need to do this preferably before you hit the showers and do wait for the lemon juice to dry up before trying to wash it away. You need to do this twice a day and in a matter of a few weeks, you should be able to remove the tank completely thanks to the astringent and bleaching properties of lemon juice.
- LEMON JUICE, CUCUMBER PACK & ROSE WATER:
Here is what you need, one fresh lemon juice, some cucumber extract as well as some rose water. Now, just mix it all up and apply it generously to the affected area. You can wash your skin after 10 to 12 minutes. The lemon juice will act on the tan while both rose water and cucumber extract will help to soothe the skin and remove some of those blemishes.
- TURMERIC & BENGAL GRAM FLOUR PACK:
For this, you would essentially require two pinches of Bengal gram flour for one gram of turmeric powder. Now, mix up both the powders, add some rose milk as well as water to the mix to make a paste. Now, apply this paste to your face and other affected parts of your body. You need to wait for the pack to dry up, now gently moisten the pack and remove it with the help of your hand, and use gentle clockwise and anti-clockwise motions. You can make this pack more effective by adding some orange zest to the mix. For best results, you need to apply this pack every alternate day.
- ALOE, MASOOR DAL (RED LENTIL) & TOMATO PACK:
For making this pack, you would need the following, 1 tablespoon of Masoor Dal (red lentil) powder, 1 tablespoon of tomato juice, and 1 teaspoon of aloe vera extract. You would need to mix all the three together, and now, you need to apply it to your face and let it stay up for half an hour to an hour. You can then wash it off with cold water; make sure that you apply this face mask twice a day, for two weeks and after that, it can be twice every week. It is a known fact that red lentil is quite effective when it comes to removing the tan. You should be able to remove most of the tan with the help of this face pack.
- PAPAYA & HONEY:
You need a few slices of papaya along with 1 tablespoon natural honey. Now, mash up the papaya nicely and apply raw honey to the same, mix it well and then apply the same to your face. Leave it on for half an hour and then wash it away with cold water. For best results, you need to try this out twice or thrice each week. One of the reasons that this face mask is quite effective has to do with the fact that papaya is rich in various enzymes which are used today In most whitening and exfoliating products.
- BUTTERMILK & OATMEAL:
For this pack, you would need 3 tablespoons of buttermilk and 2 tablespoons of oats. Now, mix them up, wait for a minute or two before applying this paste to your face. Make sure that you apply evenly, and wait for a few minutes before you rinse with cold water. You need to do this scrub twice a week for it to be effective.
- YOGHURT & TOMATO PACK:
For this pack, you will need 1 tablespoon of cold yoghurt as well as 1 tablespoon of tomato juice. Now, all you have to do is to apply the paste to your face, wait for half an hour, and then wash it off. You will see that this pack is quite effective when it comes to removing the tan along with the tomato. The tomato extracts work wonders on facial blemishes; it is yet another effective method to remove tan marks and blemishes from your face.
- YOGHURT & ORANGE JUICE:
For this pack, you would need 1 tablespoon of yoghurt as well as 1 tablespoon of orange juice. Now, all that is left is for you to mix both up, leave the mixture on your face for half an hour before rinsing it off with cold water. Repeat this procedure daily and you should start noticing immediate results. One of the reasons that these face masks work in removing the tan from your skin could be as a result of acidic properties contained in Orange due to citric acid which acts as a bleaching agent.
These are some of the top-ranked tips when it comes to removing all those tan marks from your face, neck, arms and the rest of your body. The best part is that you can use your household products to develop these scrubs and packs, without any hassle.