Sun rays are harmful in certain part of a day which needs to be avoided by human being. But, if you have an assignment that asks you to work during afternoon where the sun rays are maximum, you cannot say no to your boss. But, you can always go ahead with the precautions that will ideally help you to stay away or remove the formation of blackish tan over your skin. Some homemade tips will be really effective to remove dark layer from your skin without affecting your skin health at all.
There are fairness creams in the market which might quickly replace your skin tone to lighter one but, the steroid content in such product would easily damage your skin.
Not all of us would accept the tan layer over the skin. This might be good for the foreigners who take sun bath in the Indian beaches. But, we are moderate skin people and would like to look fair always. Sunlight is something which we need to face always. Whether we go to office or any other social gathering in the morning, it will become mandatory to face the sunlight. Thus, tan layer can easily form over our skin. The best way to remove the tan layer from the skin will be discussed in this article. The scrubs made at home will be quite effective.
Tan removal scrubs for face at home
Turmeric with gram flour
You must have heard your grandmother or an elderly person saying about positive effects of turmeric over skin. Now, this idea can be effective in making tan removal scrub at home. First of all take and container and mix the ingredients like gram flour ( 2 table spoon), milk ( 1 tablespoon), crushed orange peel ( 1 table spoon) and a pinch of turmeric. Mix them all well and apply over your skin and slowly rub them with your finger tip[s, the crushed orange peel would act as a granules for scrubbing. Once it is dried, sprinkle water once again and slowly scrub with your fingers in an anti clockwise and close wise direction. This will be a wonderful homemade exfoliation that removes tan from your skin layer.
Tomato and yogurt
Tomato is an excellent natural fruit that is very well known to remove tan easily from your skin. Also the yogurt acts as natural bleach which will lighten your skin tone. Thus, a combination of both the product will work really well in removing tan layer from your skin. You can now make a scrub pack at home with 2 teaspoon tomato pulp, same quantity of yogurt and a spoon of lemon juice. Mix it well and apply it over your face. Let it become dry and then wash it away. You might get little itchiness after application of tomato juice instantly. But, once it is dried, the sensation will be eradicated. This pack will help you to get dark layer of sunrays removed from your skin.
Butter milk with oat
People are now quite cautious about their health by concentrating on healthy food. Thus, oats will be easily available at home. Combination of butter milk in oats will be a wonderful combination as the broken granules of oats will work as a wonderful scrub; also the better milk helps in making your fair with smooth appearance of your skin. Massage your skin in a circular motion and remove it after 15 to 20 minutes time.
Potato face pack and scrubber for tan skin
Apart from being a very important vegetable in day to day cooking, potato works on skin really well to make it healthy. If you have sun burn, apply peeled and sliced potato over your skin and keep it till it becomes dried. Now remove it with cold water and see the difference. Alternatively, you can also make a pulp out of potato and add few drops of lemon in it. Now, apply it slowly over your face leaving your eye and lips. You need to wait for a period of 35-40 minutes till it is completely dry. Then you can wash with cold water and see clear skin without tan skin.
Cream and saffron
You can either make fresh cream from milk at home or can get it in a denser form from the market. Saffron is a very popular and effective herb which is usually fed to pregnant ladies with milk so that the baby to be born gets whiter skin tone. It is a natural skin ingredient that helps making your skin brighter with the removal of pimples and acne. For this, you need to dip few strand of saffron in milk cream for a night. Once the herbs become softer smash it with your hands and milk it again in the milk cream. Now apply it over your face and wait for 20 minutes. Once it is dried, remove it with water and see the difference.
Just after oatmeal, corn meal is another effective ingredient for exfoliation that will ideally help removing dead skin from your skin and even the tan layer from your light color skin tone. If you have oily skin and a layer of darkness has covered your skin, corn meal will be an effective remedy. You can now make the scrubbing pack with cornmeal ( 2 spoons), lemon juice ( 1 table spoon) and a table spoon of yogurt. Mix them and apply over your face by keeping it for a period of 20 minutes or more till it dries. You also need to rub your finger slowly around our face in circular direction so that all the dead skin passes away completely. Keep it for another 5 minutes and then remove it with the Luke warm water. This scrubbing act must be repeated at least twice in a week to get great result.
Lemon, sugar and rose water
The sour taste of lemon is always necessary to stay at home as it helps us digest our food easily. Now, this particular fruit or vegetable also helps like a wonder to remove sun tan from your face. To make this face scrub at home, you need a spoon of sugar, half a lemon and a spoon of rose water. Mix them well and apply over your face. Use your finger tips to remove the skin tan.
Sandalwood has antiseptic property that helps your skin get an extra ordinary glow. You need the ingredients like the turmeric powder, sandalwood powder and raw milk. Take a small bowl and add 2 spoon of oil. Also add half spoon of sandalwood powder and a pinch of turmeric. Now combine all together and apply over your face. You must keep this pack over your face for 20 minutes till it is completely dry. Then you can remove it with simple water.
Sugar and glycerin
The perfect combination of glycerin and sugar will make a wonderful scrub especially when you have tan prone skin. Take a spoon of sugar and a spoon of glycerin. If the pack is too thick, add some of the rose water extract in it, Now apply it over your face and use your finger tips to rub it slowly. The dead skin layer and dullness with tan layer will be removed. You can get fair and attractive skin in this way.
Cucumber, rose water with lemon extract
It is one of the best face packs for sun tanning, which comes with the goodness of cucumber and lemon. The bleaching agent of lemon comes with vitamin C and citric acid, and they lighten the skin tone and acts like a natural solution to how to maintain clear skin! It is a great source of antioxidants and it neutralized that damage of free radicals. This in turn reduces your tan, dark spots and age spots. You need to make sure that also use a sunscreen with SPF when you use this remedy. The acidic nature in lemon makes is sensitive and open to UV rays. When you mix it with cucumber juice and rose water they cool and soothe down your skin. Take 1 tablespoon of all the ingredients and mix in bowl. Soak cotton and apply on the tanned zones. Let it sit for 10 minutes after which you can wash off. Apply everyday after coming back from the sun and watch your face glow!
Papaya and honey
This pack removes sun tan from your face with the help of the enzymes present in the fruit. It is called papain and has a potent skin-lightening efficiency. It removes sun tan and lessens the visibility of blemishes and scars. Some more enzymes in this fruit is good for skin renewal, exfoliation, and restoration. Honey has always been known for its moisturizing effect and also softens the skin. Simply take ½ cup of ripened papaya pulp and mash well, add 1 tablespoon of honey and mix well. Apply on clear face and let it dry for 30 minutes. Wash off with clean water.
Red lentil, aloe vera and tomato
This is surely one of the best remedies that you can try as it comes with the hydrating benefits of aloe vera. Now, the exfoliating properties of red lentil make the skin tone lighter. This is why when you mix these, it makes a great remedy for tanning. Aloe vera is used for hair treatment and the plant steroids are known to soothe down burning or inflammation on skin. It is also known to heal sunburns. The tomatoes you add will make you skin rejuvenate from within.
Soak 1 tablespoon of red lentil in water for 20 minutes and then make rough paste. Mix paste with fresh aloe vera gel and then add 1 tablespoon of tomato pulp. Mix and massage on face and neck. Let it sit for 20 minutes and wash off.
Fuller’s earth and aloe vera
There is nothing over fuller’s earth when you need an overall skin care. From the cooling effect to the reduction in skin irritation, rashes, and other skin problems, fuller’s earth is the best you can opt for. Aloe vera lightens the skin and also works like a natural cleanser. Add 2 tablespoon of fuller’s earth with 1 tablespoon of the gel. You could also add rose water to make the paste fine. Apply on face and neck and then let it wash off after ½ hour.