It’s that time of the year again when days are longer, warmer and filled with unforgiving torture of the Sun. It’s the time when you avoid going out of the house for as long as possible. It’s that time of the year when no matter how well you look when you move out when you come back, your skin looks dull, devitalized, dead.
But, here’s something that can help you fight the wrath of the sun and enjoy its goodness!
6 Easy Home Remedies to Remove Sun Tan Instantly!
As soon as you get inside the house, mask your face with a layer of chilled curd and leave it on till it dries. Once dry, rub it out with your fingers like a scrub. Rub a cube of ice all over your face and dab it with a clean towel.
The Lactic acid in the curd is an oxygenating agent. It reacts with the dust and dead cells and purifies your skin. Since it is very mild, it does not cause burns or redness even for those with sensitive skin
Mix 1 tsp honey into the juice of 1 medium sized lemon and apply the mix evenly on your skin. After 3-4 minutes, wash your face with cold water and dab it with a clean towel.
Loaded with Vitamin C, Lemon juice can remove dead cells from heavily tanned areas. When mixed with honey, its efficacy is tripled and it also reduces aging of the skin.
Combine a teaspoon of turmeric powder and milk in a bowl to form a paste with a gel-like consistency. Apply this solution on your face and leave until dry. You can either rub it out like a scrub or wash it off with cold water.
Turmeric is rich in vitamins that facilitate new cell formation and heal dry, withered skin. When applied with milk, it helps in revitalizing the skin to give you ultra-soft cheeks and make you look radiant.
Grate half a medium sized potato and squeeze the juice out in a bowl. Add to it the juice of ½ a lemon. Using a cotton ball, apply the solution evenly on your face. Leave for 15-20 minutes and wash it off with cold water.
Potato is loaded with fibers. It is rich in vitamins and minerals that help in treating blemishes and remove sun tan naturally. It has mild oxidizing properties which make the skin radiant and glowing.
Gram Flour- Milk
Make a smooth pack by mixing gram flour and milk. Apply a thick coat on your face and let it dry. Once it dries, use oil to smoothen it and rub it out.
Gram flour is coarse and helps in exfoliating the dead cells from the skin. With milk, it makes the skin smooth and its oxidizing properties leave the skin glowing for hours.
Cut a tomato in half. Hold one-half in either hand and rub it on the face, applying enough pressure to squeeze out all the juice from the tomato. Scrub nicely for 1-2 minutes and rinse with cold water.
The citric properties of tomato act as a natural tan remover. Moreover, tomato extract has been known to effectively reduce spots and pigmentation. It also tones the skin, opens the pores, which helps in cleansing the skin and removal of oil and dust.
With these incredibly easy and amazingly effective remedies, say goodbye to sun tan and hello to sunshine!