Sun tan is common in summers when the rays of the sun tend to darken the skin and makes it look dull. There are several products and methods to remove sun tan, homemade packs made from natural ingredients are very effective, inexpensive and have no side effects.
Summer the intensity of the sun rays is high. In summer the UV rays effects the skin and increase the melanin in the skin. This increased melanin in the skin causes the sun tan. The body exposed parts like face, hands, legs etc are effected by tan in the summer. Home remedies are there to treat the sun tans on the any area of the body.
There are many home ingredients are helpful in lightening, removing the sun tans. The ingredients like lemon juice, almond oil, honey, cucumber etc. These are controls the melanin growth in the skin and clears the skin pores and lighten the tans. Here are the some home packs to remove the sun tans on the any portion of the body. Apply these packs on the affected area and treat the tan.
Homemade packs to treat the sun tan
Sugar & lemon: cut the lemon into two pieces. Dip the lemon slice in the sugar bowl. Now Rub the tan area with the lemon slice. Do it for 5 minutes. Then take bath. Continuously doing this removes the sun tan. Sugar works as the cleaning agent.
Oats & buttermilk: Mix the ground oats powder with the butter milk. Make it as paste. Apply this paste on the affected area. Wash this after 20 minutes. Oats are works as exfoliates for the skin. Clear the skin and open the blocked pores.
Cucumber & lemon: take the cucumber juice and lemon juice in equal quantities. Add the rosewater to this mixture. Mix these entire well. Apply this on the sun tan area. Leave it for 10 minutes then wash with water. Lemon juice helps to remove the sun tan.
Lemon juice: Apply the raw lemon juice to the tan area and use the natural exfoliates like gram flour, oatmeal etc to clear the body. Use these exfoliates on the tan area after applying the lemon juice.
Milk powder & honey: prepare the paste with milk powder, almond oil, lemon juice and honey. Apply this paste on the sun tan area. Wash after 10- 20minutes.This paste you can use it up to 10 days.
Honey & lemon: Take the honey and lemon juice and mix the both. Apply this on the tan affected area. Leave it for dry. Wash after its get dried.
Turmeric & lemon: Mix the pinch of turmeric to the lemon juice. Apply this juice on to the tan affected area. Rub the area with using palm. Wash the tan area after 10 minutes.
Curd & lemon: Mix the besan(Gram flour) , curd and lemon juice and make all of them as smooth cream. This will helps to remove the tans. Use this pack regularly for the good results.
Coconut: Apply the coconut water on the tan area it will lighten the tans. This coconut water is work well on the knees and elbows.
Cucumber, rose water and lemon juice pack—this pack serves as naturalbleach which removes the dark sun tan spots and gets rid of pimples. All the three ingredients—rosewater, cucumber and lemon give a cooling effect to the skin which is helpful in soothing the blemished parts of the skin. Prepare the pack by mixing a table spoon of juice extracted from each of the ingredients. Apply this mixture on the tanned spots with a cotton pad and leave it for 10 minutes. Clean it with cold water.
Besan and turmeric face pack—this pack is an excellent agent for bleaching and scrubbing the skin. Prepare the pack by mixing milk, besan, turmeric and crushed dried orange peels in a bowl with chilled rosewater. Apply it on the face and leave it to dry. Sprinkle drops of water and gently rub this mixture with fingertips in clockwise and anti-clockwise direction.
Papaya and honey face pack—this pack is popularly known for, whitening, exfoliation and skin renewal. It also helps in moisturizing the skin. Mix the pulp OD papaya and honey and apply it on the face and leave it to dry. Clean it off with cold water after half an hour.
Tomato, yogurt and lemon juice face pack—this is a valuable pack to remove darkspots caused by sun tanning. The ingredients together work as a bleach, skin toner and moisturizer. Prepare the pack by mixing tomato pulp, lemon juice and yogurt in a bowl. Apply the mixture on the face and neck and wash it clean after 20 minutes.
Aloe vera, masoor daal and tomato face pack—Masoor dal is an excellent agent to clear the toughest tanning. Along with aloe Verajuice it helps to rejuvenate the skin. Make a rough paste of the dal after soaking t for two hours and then grinding it coarsely. Mix tomato pulp and aloe Vera juice and apply it on the face. Wash it off after 20 minutes.
Oat meal and butter milk exfoliating pack—Oatmeal is found to be good natural scrub that can exfoliate the skin to get rid of blackheads and dead skin cells. Buttermilk acts as a skin toner to soothe the skin and heal blisters. Mix the two ingredients and apply it on the face in circular Leave it for 15 minutes before washing it off.
Milk powder, honey and almond oil face pack—This pack helps in imparting a clear and fair tone to the skin and in moisturizing the skin. Make a paste with milk powder, honey and few drops of almond oil and apply it on the face. Wash it clean with water after 15 minutes.
Sandal wood and coconut water pack—Sandalwood is popularly known for its medicinal property of healing for years. It also helps as a natural scrub to clear dead skin cells and impurities of the skin. It is a soothing ointment to cure blisters and blemishes. Make a thick paste of coconut water and sandalwood and mix few drops of almond oil. Apply it on the face and neck and wash it clean with water after 20 minutes.
Orange juice and yogurt face pack—the two ingredients orange and yogurt help to clear blemishes , slow down the process of aging by tightening the skin. It also helps in moisturizing the skin after natural bleach, leaving it soft and supple. Mix orange juice and yogurt and use it like any other pack.
Potato and lemon juice face pack—Potatoes play an important role in whitening, tightening and reducing the signs of aging and sun burn. Extract the juice of potato and mix drops of lemon juice to apply on affected areas of sun tan.
Strawberry and milk cream face pack—This delicious fruity pack is an ideal pack to lighten the skin and get rid of dark spots , sun tan marks and blemishes.
Saffron and fresh cream face pack—The costliest royal pack used by Kings and queens of the past is helpful in brightening the skin tone , removing tan and curing pimples and freckles. It works as a perfect deep skin moisturizer for dry and dull skin caused by the sun’s rays.
Sun tan or dark layer on your skin can be quite usual when you are facing the scorching sunrays during the summer season. But, since the outer environment is hot, it will be disgusting to wear the full body covered clothing. Rather the short skirts, sleeveless dress will be ideal in this situation. But, that too is having some disadvantage. As you wear short clothes or sleeveless, the hidden portion of your skin which has been exposed will tend to get affected by the sun rays. These portions will be the places where the sun tan will be felt. But, you can now remove sun tan skin with the help of some homemade natural remedies.
Home remedies to remove sun tan naturally
Pineapple with honey
One of the tasty fruit in the market is pineapple. You can now combine it with honey to get a natural remedy to remove sun tan from your skin naturally. Pineapple has the active enzymes that will help the dead cells stay away from the burnt areas. Since the fruit has good amount of antioxidants and vitamin C, it will easily help lightening the spots of aging.
Corn meal face packs
The dead cells from your body will be easily removed with the help of cornmeal. This will also remove blackheads from your face. You have to take a container and add a spoon of cornmeal in it. Now add a spoon of lemon juice in it. Mix them and apply it over your face. Use your finger tips to apply it over your face. Wash it with water once done.
Sandalwood and milk
Even sandalwood plays an important role in removing the tan layer from the skin. When you are too much exposed to sun during summer, the combination of sandalwood and milk will be a wonder. You can get the sandalwood powder or a stick that should be rubbed against stone. Now combine this sandalwood with milk and apply over the skin. Keep this for sometime till it is dry. Then wash it with simple water. Get it over your face and body and stay away from tan.