In Western countries, many people are fond of a suntanned appearance, but people in Eastern countries (Korea, China, India, etc.) do not like this look. They consider it unattractive and unaesthetic. Thus, in the summer season, a lot of people complain about tanned skin. The sun’s ultraviolet rays add melanin in the body, making the skin look tanned. The main reason of suntan is overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays, generally coming from the sun’s rays. It is connected with some minute change in the skin. All you can do is to follow few home remedies to reduce your discomfort and pain. Home remedies are not only free from harmful side effects, but they are too effective. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to ease the discomfort.It is good to try the home remedies of suntan before you could rush to your doctor for a medicinal treatment.
The abnormal production of melanin in the body due to the sun ultraviolet ray’s is called sun tan. It is less in the normal season and becomes surplus in the hot summer. Though you are under the shadow of umbrella and under the wearings of sun screen tan may reach you. Even it’s hard to sport with sun to escape from tanning. But need not to worry every question have an answer, when coming to skin care the keys not end with a single number they extends with keep on skin experiments. Let us see some of the home made remedies to un-tan your tan prone skin.
Chill with yogurt
With the natural cooling effects, yogurt will give you sooth and chillness. It reduces the redness and helps to tight the pores.
Take a cup of plain yogurt and add it a table spoon of cucumber juice, half cup of besan and a table spoon of tomato. Mix them well and apply over the face and neck. Let it dry for 30 to 40 minutes and then rinse off with luke warm water.
Cool cucumber and rose water
The natural cooling properties of cucumber and rose water helps you to get relief from sun tan. Take two table spoons of cucumber juice and mix it with two table spoon of rose water and few drops of lemon juice. Apply it over the face with a q-tip and wash off after 15 minutes.
Take a table spoon of oatmeal powder and mix it up with one table spoon of butter milk. Apply this over the face and relax for few minutes. When you find it is dry, wash your face. It is a beneficial home remedy as buttermilk softens your skin and on the other side oat meal works as exfoliator.
What quenches perfectly your thirst in the summer other than coconut water. It can also be used external for the amazing benefits. Apply the fresh coconut water over the areas affected with sun tan. It soothes and makes your skin soft.
Sugar and lemon
To cleanse the sun damaged skin, sugar and lemon works magnificent. Sugar acts as cleansing agent where as lemon helps to remove the tan over the skin. Take a table spoon of sugar in a bowl and mix it with one table spoon of lemon juice. Mix them and rub on the face in circular motion. Leave it for 15 to 20 minutes and then rinse of with water. People with dry skin can take the help of glycerin to the above mixture.
Apply aloe vera gel to face for a week to get rid off sun tan. If you use it daily, it nourishes and cleanse your skin.
Separate the aloe vera gel from the tentacle and apply on the face before going to bed. Leave it for whole night and rinse off in the next day morning.
This is a best way to get rid of tanned skin. Aloe Vera is known to be the best herbal treatment for reducing sunburn. You can mix mashed leaves of the aloe Vera plant to 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice and apply the puree to the skin that is burned. After 15 min wash your face with cold water. Use this application twice in a month this will help you in reducing the tan and it will also help to give you, clear, cleanse and soft skin. If not the mixture you can simply apply aloe Vera to the areas where there is skin tone. It is a very fast and effective way to prevent your skin from harmful sun rays.
Curd and lemon
The usage of curd, gram flour and lemon not just started in the recent past years. It is a traditional home remedy since generations. Take two table spoons of curd and mix it with one table spoon of lemon and two table spoons of gram flour. Apply it and rinse off after 10 to 15 minutes.
Tan removal masks
You can mix the ripe papaya pulp and cucumber with 1 tablespoon of curd, 1 tablespoon honey, 4 tablespoon oatmeal and 1 tablespoon lemon juice. Cucumbers contain vitamin C and have a soothing effect and hence it reduces a sun tan. Apply this mixture evenly on the neck and face twice a week and then wash off after half an hour. This pack will not only help reduce the effects of skin burns, but it will also give your skin a natural brightness. Another pack that you can consider is a mixture of sugarcane juice and calamine powder, which is a best way to detan your skin.
Natural homemade facial peel
In the homemade removal of skin tan remedies, there are so many ways to make your skin peel at home which are simple and easy to make. It is also totally safe. You can make your own facial peel with natural organic products at your place. Take 1 teaspoon of fresh lemon juice, 1/2 tablespoon of cornstarch, 1/4 tablespoon of turmeric powder, add one beaten egg white in it. Mix it well with rose water and apply it on the dry face. Wash your face for 20 min till it is completely dry.This pack will help you in controlling excess oil secretion of oily skin. You will also get a radiant skin and will reduce skin tan.
Fruit facial can do wonders
Depending on the skin type fleshy fruits like mango and papaya, can work wonders for the skin. You can rub the inner part of the fruit gently over the neck and face then wash it off to remove skin tan. Besides this, strawberries puries with a mixture of Orange juice can be applied as a mask, remember to add rose water to the mixture, as rose water is the most excellent natural toner. This mixture will help you with the removal of the tan as well as it will tighten the skin to give a young look. People who have a normal skin can apply, honey with some mashed papaya and a little bit of lemon juice, this will definitely help you in getting rid of tanned skin. Combination skin can benefit with a mask of powdered orange peel mixed with some lemon juice, milk and turmeric powder.
Sugar scrub and tomato pulp
A good home remedy for reducing sun tan is to mix equal quantities of lemon juice and sugar granules. Apply this mixture to all over the skin that is exposed to sun and scrub for 20 minutes. Keep for another 10 minutes. After washing, with cold water, apply mashed tomatoes and again wash it with fresh water. This will provide a natural, bleached effective.