Hot summers are here, and people begin about complaining the sun tanned skin. The harmful UV rays cause melanin production resulting dual-skin tone. While the bleach and cosmetic treatments can get rid of the tan, they however can harm skin in long term. Choosing natural home remedies can not only heal the suntan in nourishing way, but it’s also economical.
Here are Five Natural Home Remedies for Sun Tan Removal, and to restore back the lost glow of your skin.
1. Lemon Juice
Lemon Juice is used not only for removing the scars or blemishes, but also to get rid of the sun tanned skin, thanks to its natural bleaching properties.
Slice a lemon and rub it directly on the sun tanned areas, face, neck, hands and feet. Leave it on for few minutes before hitting the bath. The remedy will successfully eliminate the suntan. Alternatively, you can mix lemons and sugar and apply it on the skin and exfoliate with it. Sugar acts as cleanser, and gives you the desired results quickly.
2. Aloe Vera Gel
Aloe Vera is a miracle product that not only helps skin cleansed and nourished, but also soothes the sun-affected areas and reduces the discoloration in no time. Apply the fresh aloe vera gel on the affected skin areas directly a couple of times a day. You can also apply it before going to bed. Wash the skin thoroughly in the morning.
Raw potatoes are age old remedy for sun tan, and it works great in lightening the skin. It’s rich in Vitamin C; soothes the sun burn, besides acting as natural bleach. Peel the skin off the potatoes and grind it to paste and apply it all over the affected skin area. Let it dry for half-an-hour and wash it off. Alternatively, you can add lemon juice to the paste, which works great in treating skin aging, blemishes, and inflammation.
4. Honey and Papaya Pack
The enzymes in Papaya have properties that brighten up and renew the skin, helping in removing the dead cells from tanned and burnt areas. Honey on the other hand has soothing properties and makes your skin soft and supple. The mix of Papaya pulp and honey is effective to de-tan your skin. The pack also slows down the ageing and helps in lightening age spots, pigmentation and sun tan.
5. Oatmeal Powder
Oatmeal is excellent for exfoliation and acts as natural scrub in removing the dead cells or the blackheads. This is a quick fix to de-tan. Make a mixture of Oatmeal and buttermilk. Buttermilk helps in soothing the skin. Apply the paste on the affected areas and massage it in circular motions. Let it stay 20 minutes and cleanse off with warm water.
Alternatively, you can make a paste of Oatmeal powder, orange peel powder and milk. Apply the paste on sun-tanned areas, leave it for 30 minutes and wash it off with cold water.
Almonds, Milk, Sandalwood, Tomatoes and Yoghurt also are great natural remedies for treating sun-tanned skin. Try them out and get back the lost sheen of clean and clear skin.