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The skin of a person is dark because of genetic reasons, exposure to sunlight and age. This color of the skin depends on the amount of pigment melanin. If you go out in the sun during the day, the skin will get tanned. Most home remedies will remove the skin tan only 2-3 days after you stop going out.
Many people use bleaching kits which are available at medical stores and chemist shops. Avoid using cosmetics like Fair& Lovely , Fairever etc as these creams just have bleach mixed with lubricating creams so in the long run it could prove harmful.
Home remedies are cheap and without any side effects. Some of the home remedies for making skin fair and improving the complexion are:
1. Use a face pack consisting
of cucumber juice, lemon juice and some rose water or you can also try a
face mask with honey and lemon juice. These face packs or face masks have
to be used for some time, at least for a week for noticeable
2. Make a paste using
Haldi (Turmeric) with a little raw (unboiled) milk and lemon juice.
Apply it on the skin, it will help in removing a tan.
5. For bleaching in home the following mixture can be used - Facial turmeric powder (kasthuri manjal) – 1 spoon, honey – ½ spoon, few drops of olive oil, curd – ½ spoon, table salt – ¼ spoon. Mix these items to make a paste and apply on your face.
Leave it for 15 minutes. Clean this with a cotton cloth. When you take a bath, wash your face with plain water and avoid soap.
You can use this, once in a
week or twice in a month.
8. Home made sunscreen lotion
helps to protect the skin from scorching heat of sun and is an effective
to get rid of sun tanning. Mix Sesame oil, Olive oil, Almond oil in
the ratio 4:1:1 respectively. Apply this on the face and neck. Use mild
bathing soap and rinse this with lukewarm water.
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