Summers are at our door, and we all are worried about getting our skin tanned due to scorching sun. Going out in sun brings you in contact with UV rays that are harmful to skin. In response to that, our skin excretes melanin that makes skin look darker in appearance and complexion. One can avoid tanning by using SPF 20 or above while going out, drinking at least 8-10 glass of water to keep skin hydrated, avoid going out during peak hour i.e.12-3 PM. There are many anti tanning facials or packs at salons, but that can hurt your pocket. So here are some simple and quick home remedies that can help you detanning skin at home without spending much.
1. LEMON AND HONEY DETANNING FACE PACK:
Lemon has bleaching effect that can make you skin look brighter and fair. Squeeze one lemon and add one tablespoon honey to it. Apply it on face, hands, and feet for 30 minutes and you will feel the change. This pack is suitable for all skin types. One can use glycerin instead of honey.
2. TOMATO AND CURD PASTE:
Take one tablespoon of curd in bowl and then add squeezed tomato juice in it. Mix them well and apply it on face. Let it dry and wash after 15-20 minutes. It will takeoff skin tan and help bringing your skin color to normal.
3. CURD, BESAN (Gram Flour) AND TURMERIC PASTE:
Take 1-2 tablespoon of curd and add 1 tablespoon of besan and pinch of turmeric powder. Apply the mixture on face and hands and leave it for 20 min. Rinse it with normal water. Turmeric will help your skin glow by removing dark spots and blemishes.
4. SUGAR SCRUB:
In order to make it you need 3 tbspn sugar, glycerin and lemon juice. Use this scrub on affected area for 4-5 minutes and you will fell the change. Glycerin will soften your skin. Lemon will act as excellent anti tan agent.
5. TOMATO PULP:
Tomato contains lycopene that help in protecting our skin from sun damage and helps in removing skin tan. Rub tomato pulp on skin directly and let it dry for 20 min. rinse it off with tap water. It will help in removal of layer of skin tan. You can use this daily after coming from sun.