Your skin may lose its natural glow over a period of time due to ageing or drying of skin. This may happen due to exposure to UV rays which can lead to skin darkening and cause damage to the collagen and deplete its stores.
Lemony-Honey pack: Squeeze a lemon juice and add a few drops of honey to it. Apply on face and leave it to dry for 15-20 mins. Lemon will act as a bleaching agent and is rich in vitamin C. Honey helps to soothe and calm the skin.(Unsplash, Instagram)
Tomato: A tried and tested skin de-tanning ingredient, tomato is rich in antioxidants and vitamin C that improve collagen production and protects from sunburn. Take some tomato juice and apply on the tanned areas of the skin. Let it dry for 15 mins. Wash with normal water. Do this three times a week.(Instagram)
Gram flour and turmeric: This is the golden combination when it comes to improve the texture of skin and removing tan. Take two spoons of gram flour, add a pinch of turmeric to it and few drops of lemon juice and milk. Apply on skin and let it dry before washing. This pack will not only lighten your skin but also act as an anti-aging agent.(Instagram)
Coconut milk: Simple coconut milk has vitamin C and mild acids that act as de-tanning agents. Simply dip a cotton ball in the fresh coconut milk and dab it on the tanned areas. Let the skin absorb the coconut milk and once it is dry wash it off.(Instagram/justdandyboutique)
Honey-papaya pack: The papain enzyme in papaya will lighten the skin and remove tan. Mash some papaya and add some honey and make a smooth paste. Apply on face and other tanned skin areas and let it dry before washing.(Unsplash)
Milky cucumber: Milk is a natural sunscreen and cucumber removes suntan. Combine the two and you have a perfect de-tan mix. Mix cucumber juice with raw milk and apply on skin. Leave for 20 minutes and wash using a mild cleanser. Since cucumber is soothing and moisturizing, you can use this pack twice a day.(Unsplash)
Use a sunscreen: Apart from these remedies keep using sunscreen every day and avoid going out in the sun during peak hours. Once you are some don’t forget to cleanse and moisturize your skin