Want to get rid of suntan? Read!


Sun tan is the abnormal production of melanin in the body as a result of the sun’s ultraviolet rays. In most western countries, people love to tan their skin, while most people see it as unattractive. Sun tan is usually less in winter and other seasons than it is in hot summer. Sometimes it even goes beyond the shadow of your umbrella and sunscreen. Fortunately, there are some homemade remedies that can help un-tan your skin especially if it is prone to sun tan.
Here are some of the homemade remedies for getting rid of sun tan

Chill with yogurt

Yoghurt has natural cooling effects that will soothe and cool your skin. It reduces the redness and helps to tighten your pores.

What to do:

• Take a cup of plain yogurt and add it a table spoon of cucumber juice, half cup of besan and a table spoon of tomato.
• Mix them well and apply over the face and neck.
• Let it dry for 30 to 40 minutes and then rinse off with luke warm water.
Cool cucumber and rose water

The natural cooling properties of cucumber and rose water can relieve you from sun tan.

What to do:

• Take two table spoons of cucumber juice and mix it with two table spoon of rose water and few drops of lemon juice.
• Apply it over the face and wash off after 15 minutes.

Oat meal

Oatmeal, when mixed with buttermilk helps soften your skin and when used alone, can double as an exfoliator.

What to do:

• Take a table spoon of oatmeal powder and mix it up with one table spoon of butter milk. Apply this over the face and relax for few minutes.
• When you find it is dry, wash your face.

Coconut water

Coconut water is not just used to quench thirst; it also has a lot of amazing benefits when used topically.

What to do:

• Apply fresh coconut water on the areas affected with sun tan
• Leave it on for 10-20 minutes
• Wash off with warm water
• This soothes and makes your skin soft.

Sugar and Lemon

Sugar and lemon work perfectly when it comes to cleansing the skin of damages caused by sun tan. Sugar acts as the cleansing agent while lemon helps remove the tan over the skin.

What to do:

• Put a table spoon of sugar in a bowl and mix it with one table spoon of lemon juice.
• Mix them and rub them on your face in circular motion
• Leave it on your face for 10 to 20 minutes and then rinse off with water.
• If you have dry skin, you can add glycerin to the mixture.

Aloe Vera

Using aloe vera gel on your face doesn’t just get rid of sun tan, it also nourishes and cleanse your skin when used daily. This is one of the best ways of getting rid of sun tan.

What to do:

• Separate the aloe vera gel from the tentacle and apply it on your face before going to bed
• Leave it on for the whole night and rinse off in the morning.
Aloe vera is also one of the best herbal treatments for sun burn. So in case you have sunburn, here is what to do.
• Mix mashed leaves of the aloe vera plant to 1\2 teaspoons of lemon juice and apply itto the skin that is burned
• Wash off with cold water after 15 minutes,
• Using this application twice in a month will help you reduce the tan and also give you clear, clean and soft skin.
Aside from using the mixture, you can also apply aloe vera directly to the areas where there is skin tone. It is a fast and very effective way of preventing your skin from harmful sunrays.

Tan Removal masks

You can mix the ripe papaya pulp and cucumber with 1 tablespoon of curd, 1 tablespoon honey, 4 tablespoon oatmeal and 1 tablespoon lemon juice. Cucumbers contain vitamin C and have a soothing effect and hence it reduces a sun tan. Apply this mixture evenly on the neck and face twice a week and then wash off after half an hour. This pack will not only help reduce the effects of skin burns, but it will also give your skin a natural brightness. Another pack that you can consider is a mixture of sugarcane juice and calamine powder, which is a best way to detan your skin.

Natural homemade facial peel

In the homemade removal of skin tan remedies, there are so many ways to make your skin peel at home which are simple and easy to make. It is also totally safe. You can make your own facial peel with natural organic products at your place.

What to do:

• Take 1 teaspoon of fresh lemon juice, 1/2 tablespoon of cornstarch, 1/4 tablespoon of turmeric powder, add one beaten egg white in it.
• Mix it well with rose water and apply it on the dry face.
• Wash your face for 20 min till it is completely dry.
• This pack will help you in controlling excess oil secretion of oily skin. You will also get a radiant skin and will reduce skin tan.

Fruit facial can do wonders

Depending on the skin type fleshy fruits like mango and papaya, can work wonders for the skin. You can rub the inner part of the fruit gently over the neck and face then wash it off to remove skin tan. Besides this, strawberries puries with a mixture of Orange juice can be applied as a mask, remember to add rose water to the mixture, as rose water is the most excellent natural toner. This mixture will help you with the removal of the tan as well as it will tighten the skin to give a young look. People who have a normal skin can apply, honey with some mashed papaya and a little bit of lemon juice, this will definitely help you in getting rid of tanned skin. Combination skin can benefit with a mask of powdered orange peel mixed with some lemon juice, milk and turmeric powder.


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