How to get rid of sun tan on face quickly with homemade face masks / packs

People with fair skin hardly wish to get a dark color layer over their skin. Though melanin is good for health, but excess of melanin is also not preferable.

Even people with whitish and dark skin tone wishes to look as fair as those with light complexion skin. But, due to a tan layer over their skin, they hardly can manage to get their dream come into reality.

But, Mother Nature has provided us with variety of options which can be easily availed in very low cost. The best part lies with the fact that, it does not have any side effects. If you are in an intention of removing tan layer from your skin immediately, this is the time to start it right away.

Tan layer over the skin takes place due to an excessive exposure over the skin. Thus, you need to do something so that the sun exposure is restricted. The natural face masks and face packs are so easily available that you can make it simply by your own self.

None of us like to get a layer of tan over our skin. We actually do love fairer skin tone. But, run rays can eventually make your skin dark. You need to avail some effective tips that can easily help you remove the tan layer from your skin. Some people use the sunscreen to protect skin.

But it is also possible to get natural sunscreen that will retain your good looks for extended period of time. When summer arrives people wishes to get some skin exposed dress.

This is not only for style rather it makes an individual comfortable. But the drawback remains in tan layer. This article will speak out ways to remove tan layer with face masks and packs.

It may be so that you have lost that usual skin colour due to excessive sun tanning. Or it can even be so that your skin has lost the natural shade due to some reasons.

This is when you are in need of help to remove those dark shades from over the skin and make the skin appear so normal. When your skin gets unnecessarily tanned you look so ugly.

You can take the right care to help the skin stay absolutely normal and there should not be any undesirable skin darkening.

Please make sure to avoid the materials and the conditions that can really cause the skin to deteriorate. You can even apply homemade materials and agents to help the skin stay in the best of state.

Being tanned is a general problem for most of the people when they are exposed to sun light for long hours. Whether it is a beach trip that applied you a layer of tan on your beautiful skin or the requirement of staying more hours at outdoors, a specific care is what all you need.

To get rid of that feature of tanning many may invest lots but with the help of simple ingredients that are available at our home we can prepare tan removal face masks. They don’t consume much of your time and money but helps you to achieve amazing results.

Homemade tan removal face masks

Milk and orange peel face mask

How to remove tan on face

This orange peel and milk face mask not just removes your tan out but also turns your skin glowing, soft and supple as well.


  • One tablespoon of milk
  • One tablespoon of orange peel powder

How to make

  • Mix a tablespoon of orange peel powder with one tablespoon of milk.
  • Mix both of the ingredients well and make it into a spreadable paste. If you found the paste is too runny add it additional some amount of peel powder again and then mix it.
  • Before going to apply this pack on your face, it is recommended to give a test on any area of the skin. If you find it is no more harsh on your skin, then apply it on the face completely.
  • Let the pack sit for about 10 to 15 minutes and then rinse off with cool water to remove tan.
  • Citric acid and vitamin C present in the orange peel helps to lighten the skin color by which it reduces the tanning.

Tomato and honey face mask

Face packs to protect skin from tan


  • One tablespoon of besan
  • One tablespoon of honey
  • Two tablespoons of tomato juice
  • A pinch of turmeric powder
  • One tablespoon of curd
  • 1-2 tablespoons of cucumber paste

How to make

  • Take a bowl and pour all the ingredients above in it.
  • Mix all of them well to get a spreadable paste.
  • Now apply it on the tan skin areas and hold it for 15 minutes.
  • Rinse off with normal water.
  • Cucumber soothes your skin, honey moisturizes and tomato juice helps to lighten  the skin tone.

Glycerin and sugar face mask


  • One tablespoon of sugar
  • One tablespoon of lemon juice
  • Half tablespoon of glycerin

How to make

Natural face masks to treat sun tan

  • Pour lemon juice in a bowl and add it glycerin and sugar.
  • Mix all the three ingredients and apply it on the affected area.
  • Rub your skin with the mixture for few minutes, say 10 minutes.
  • This way sugar granules scrub your skin and helps to reduce tanning.
  • After scrubbing for few minutes rinse off your face with normal water.
  • Sugar granules scrubs your skin and glycerin moisturizes it in the same period. Lemon works like a natural bleaching agent and aids to lighten the skin tone.
  • Try this remedy for one time in a week to get the desired results.

Cucumber lemon juice and rose water

To remove the tan you can make use of a pack made of cucumber, lemon juice and rose water. Lemon is acidic and this makes the same work as a natural bleaching agent.

Lemon can remove skin tan and can even remove signs of pimples. Both rose water and cucumber acts as soothing agents and they are so cool for the skin.


Take a bowl of glass as lemon is acidic and so you should not use metal bowls in this case. Add to the bowl one tablespoon of cucumber juice, rose water and lemon juice and then make sure to mix the juices well.


Take a padded cotton to soak in the mixed juice and then to be applied on the tanned portions. After the application is over make sure to retain the mixture for ten minutes and then you can wash your face with normal cold water.

Lemon juice, tomato and yogurt

How to remove sun tan naturally

One can even prepare a perfect pack of tomato, yogurt and lemon juice. This is a wonder pack in removing all the dark spots from the skin and this works great on tanned textures.

All elements put together act as great natural bleach and can really work great in helping the skin appear so bright and natural.

Tomato juice is also a natural toner for the skin. It makes the skin feel so cool and fine. The natural toner can help in opening the skin pores and reduces the skin oil content.


To make the pack you require two tsp tomato pulp. To add to this you need one tsp lemon juice, you also need to have one tsp yogurt. You should take all the components and then mix them well in a bowl. It is required that you mix the components well to form a smooth paste.


Now apply the paste on all parts of the face and then retain the same for thirty minutes. Let the paste get dry and then you can wash off using cold water.

At the beginning your skin can feel itchy due to the application of the tomato juice but you start using the pack regularly the itchiness would be gone.

The magic of honey with papaya

Papaya and honey together can work well on the skin and remove the skin tan completely. Papaya has all the essential enzymes to make the skin so soft. It causes perfect skin renewal.

Papaya cam even causes the face appears white and clear. It even causes skin restoration and effective skin exfoliation. This is the reason papaya is considered the best skin bleaching agent and can exactly remove the tan.


Beauty tips for glowing skin

To make the pack you need to take half cup of papaya pulp.

You need to mash the papaya well. To the papaya you need to add one tablespoon of honey. Both the components should be mixed well together. After the mixing the pack is ready for application.


Before applying the pack makes sure that you have washed the face well. Apply the papaya pack properly on all parts of the face. Keep the pack for at least thirty minutes.

Papaya takes time to get dry.So it is important that you give the pack the amount of time to get absorbed by the skin. After the pack dries off it is time that you wash off the face with cold water.

Effective DIY tan removal face masks and packs

Turmeric with gram flour

Both gram flour popularly known as besan in India as well as turmeric are readily available at home right at your kitchen. This is not only a face pack but also a wonderful mechanism of bleaching and scrubbing your face layer so that it is not affected with a dark layer of tan.

Turmeric also has medicinal properties that will protect you from infections. You can also get a natural and healthy glow with the help of turmeric.

Sometimes a dark layer forms due to pigmentation over the skin. That too is possible to be removed through this DIY face pack and scrubber.

For this, you would require a tablespoon of milk, a pinch of turmeric and two tablespoon of gram flour. Mix all those ingredients together and apply it over your face.

You need to apply this over your face for 20 minutes and then remove it, but remember to scrub your face in circular direction and remove it with lukewarm water.

Masoor dal and aloe vera pack

Home remedies to remove sun tan

Aloe Vera plant is readily available in your kitchen garden. If not, plant is today as this plant has variety of health and beauty benefits.

Since tan takes place due to excessive exposure to sunlight, you can now get a soothing effect over your skin with the gel effect of the Aloe Vera face pack. Masoor dal is very effective in treating the hard tanning.

You need to soak a tablespoon of masoor daal in water overnight and grind it in a grinder next day in the morning. Now pour the Aloe Vera get that is extracted from the middle of Aloe Vera leaves.

Mix it well and apply over your face and also covering its neck as well. You need to keep this pack for 20 minutes and then remove it with water.

Milk cream and strawberry face pack

Strawberry flavor and the taste of the fruit is one of my favorite. This can be a mouth-watering treat. But, did you know that the combination of strawberry and milk cream can make a wonderful combination for treating your dark tan layer over the skin.

Milk cream has the spectacular property of providing deep nourishment to your skin and gets it moisturized. Again strawberry can treat your dark skin layer.

In order to prepare a sun tan removing pack at home, all you need are mild cream of about 2 tablespoon and strawberries in crushed form.  This has to be applied over your face and get a wonderful combination of removed tan layer with great skin moisturizing effect.

Coconut water with sandalwood

Best tan removal packs in the market

It is always good to avail the ingredients that have medicinal value. The sandalwood is a wonderful natural extract that will help you get a beautiful clear skin without a flaw.

This will help removing the dead skin layer and getting it replaced with a smooth and fair skin tone. Sandalwood also works well in the process of cleaning impurities.

In order to make the face pack, you need to take two spoons of sandalwood powder and a spoon of coconut water. You can add more coconut water if the paste is not formed. Now apply it over your face and keep for 20 minutes. There after wash it with water and see the difference.

Oatmeal and buttermilk

A natural face masks with exfoliate can be made right at home in order to remove the tan layer from your skin. Oats will be easily available at home as it people are really cautious about their health.

To make this DIY face mask, you have to take a container where two teaspoon of oatmeal must be taken and addition of 3 tablespoon of buttermilk is required.

Mix them well and gently apply over your face. Rub it against your face in circular motion, keep for 10 minutes and remove.

Potato with lemon

A very commonly available ingredient potato can now make wonder to your skin. Yes this can easily remove dark tan layer from your skin. For this remedy you require half a potato and half lemon juice squeezed.

Mix both and apply on your face and the other skin area where you have sun tan.  Since both the ingredients have vitamin C, it will easily remove darkness or tan layer from your skin.

Saffron and cream

You must have heard about the saying that saffron inclusion in your food can make your skin fair and make you look beautiful. Thus, the pregnant lady is fed saffron along with milk so that the baby stays beautiful.

To make this tan face pack you have to take 2 teaspoon of milk cream and soak the saffron strands in it. Let it soak overnight. Next day morning you can see the color of the cream has changed completely.

Now apply it over your face and other portions of skin where you have tan layer. Wait for 10 minutes and remove.