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Home Remedies for Sun Tanned Skin

You can choose some natural packs to get rid of the tan from your face, arms, hands, neck, back and feet the natural way.

Fashion & Beauty By Ariba Khaliq / Apr 19, 2014

The Not-so-good Sun

Be it winters or summers, tanning has always been a big problem for skin. One can apply some natural packs to get rid of the tan from your face, arms, hands, neck, back and feet the natural way. These age old home treatments need at least a week of regular use to obtain noticeable results against the tan and to get your natural colour back. Image Courtesy: Getty Images

Sugar and Lemon Pack

Sugar is considered as the best cleansing agent. Apply the mixture of sugar and lemon juice on your face and wash it after 20 minutes. If you have dry skin, then add a few drops of glycerin to the mixture. Image Courtesy: Getty Images

Turmeric Pack

One can also prepare a paste adding a pinch of turmeric, lemon juice and raw milk. Apply the mixture properly and wait till it dries. Wash it off with cold water. Haldi has tonnes of other benefits to give you flawless skin. Image Courtesy: Getty Images

Honey and Lemon Juice Pack

Mix two tablespoons of honey with a few drops of lemon juice and apply it on the affected area once or twice in a day. Apply the mixture for a few minutes and wash it off with cold water. You can also say goodbye other skin and hair problems using honey. Image Courtesy: Getty Images

Cucumber Juice and Rose Water Pack

Apply a mixture of rose water, cucumber juice and a dash of lemon juice once a day. Lemon juice helps reduce the tan while rose water and cucumber work as cooling agents. You could also use lemons for skin problems like acne and blackheads. Image Courtesy: Getty Images

Curd and Lemon Pack

In olden days, granny used to rely on a mixture of gram flour, lime juice and curd to get a glowing skin. But one can use the mixture regularly to get rid of tanning. Curd can get rid of other skin problems too. Image Courtesy: Getty Images

Lemon Juice Pack for Body Parts

To keep your knees, elbows and other patchy areas smooth and clean, apply fresh lemon juice. Keep it on for at least 15 minutes and wash it off. Image Courtesy: Getty Images

Milk Powder and Honey Pack

Prepare a paste adding equal quantity of milk powder, lemon juice, almond oil and honey. Apply it on the affected portions for at least 20 minutes. It will help reduce tan. One can also store it for a week. If you have time, use it thrice a day for better results. Image Courtesy: Getty Images

Coconut Water

Fresh coconut water makes the skin soft and fair. Using it twice in a day on hands and face can prove beneficial. Image Courtesy: Getty Images

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera gel is an excellent remedy for taking care of dark tans. It will lighten the skin in as little as a week, if applied everyday to the affected area. However, aloe has the property of making your skin photosynthetic and can darken it if you go out in the sun without sunscreen lotion. This makes it important to remember to use sunscreen every time you go out. Image Courtesy: Getty Images

Almonds and Milk Cream Pack

Soak almonds overnight and grind them into a fine paste the next morning. Add equal quantities of milk cream to the paste and apply on the affected area to make the skin fair. Image Courtesy: Getty Images


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