Whether it is summer or winter, tanning is caused by overexposure of the skin to sun’s harmful UV rays. During winter you can protect your skin by wearing full sleeve clothes but summer is the time when tanning really looks bad when you like to wear sleeveless and short dresses and go out. The uncovered areas, especially hands get tanned and your skin shows dual skin, darker and lighter tone which is quite embarrassing. There are many cosmetic products and bleaching creams available in the market for removing tan. They are not only expensive but contain chemicals that can have harmful effect on your skin. Here are 6 best natural treatments which will help to remove tan quickly and also help to soothe and nourish your skin gently.
Here Are The 6 Best Natural Treatments To Remove Tan Quickly:
Cucumber, Rose Water and Lemon Juice Pack
Combination of cucumber juice, lemon juice and rose water is an effective remedy for getting rid of tanning quickly. Cucumber and lemon are best bleaching agents. Besides this, lemon juice lightens the skin as it contains critic acid and vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant, and counteracts the damages caused by free radicals and heals the skin caused by sun burn. Cucumber juice and rose water being good cooling agents bring relief from burning of the skin. To remove tan, mix cucumber juice, lemon juice and rose water in equal portion in a bowl. Apply on the tanned area with the help of cotton ball. Leave for 10 minutes and rinse off with cold water.
Papaya And Salt
This combination can help to get rid of tan fast. The enzymes contained in papaya will help to lighten and smooth out the darken skin and salt will work to scrub the dead skin. In 2 tablespoon mashed papaya pulp, add ½ tsp. salt and massage the tanned skin. Leave it on your skin for 15 minutes and wash off using cold water.
One of the best and easiest ways you can remove tan in one night is use of potato juice to the tanned area. Potato juice is very effective bleaching agent for skin. Just peel a raw potato and extract juice from it by grating or blending in mixer and apply the juice in your tanned hands. Keep it overnight and wash off in the morning. For better results, use this remedy regularly.
Vinegar, which is also available easily in our kitchen, can be used for removing tan from your hands quickly. The acidic nature of vinegar helps to lighten the darkness and even out the color. Mix vinegar and water in equal portion in a bowl and dip your tanned hands in it for 10-15 minutes. Wash your hands thoroughly with tepid water and see the difference. Repeat as often as you can to get promising results.
Sugar And Oil Scrub
Sugar and oil scrub is another good remedy for lightening the tanned skin. This scrub will help to remove the dead skin and remove discoloration of the skin in the tanned area. Take equal quantity of sugar and olive oil and add 5-6 drops of lemon juice to it. Apply the scrub on your hands and rub gently with your fingers. Wash off with cold water. This scrub will remove tan without causing dryness to the skin.
Goodness of almond is known to everyone. They are packed with antioxidant vitamins including Vitamin E. Application of almond paste on the tanned area will not only lighten the skin but also moisturize it. Make a paste by grinding 10-15 green almonds. Add little amount of coconut oil or olive oil to it and apply on your hands. Leave for 15-20 minutes and wash off. This paste will not only remove tan but also nourish your skin. If green almond is not available, soak some regular almonds overnight and apply on the tanned area after making a paste out of it. Repeating the process once a day for few days will give excellent results.
All these remedies are gentle on your skin. They will remove tan from your hands without causing any side effects.
Caution: Please use Home Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.