sun tan home remedies

Summer are here, and the first thing which comes up with summers are summer holidays, the beach fun, dip in a pool and some outdoor activities. Despite all the fun and happiness all around us suntan effects most of us with the no of product avail in the market one can remove tan but why to attack your sin with all those harsh chemicals on it when you can treat them with few simple ingredient avail in your kitchen. But it is also important to use SPF when heading out in the sun.

Effects of Sun Tan

Excessive exposure to sunlight accelerates melanin in your skin due to ultraviolet rays which in leads to darkening of skin also known as Sun tan on the body part which is exposed to the sun such as a face, neck, arms and legs. Sun tan causes many problems such as

  • Pimples
  • Acne
  • Fine lines
  • Wrinkles
  • Premature ageing
  • Skin burn
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Can also lead to skin cancer in extreme case

Home Remedies to Treat Sun Tan with Natural Ingredients

Tomato and Yogurt Face Pack:

This pack will make your face pigmentation free and glow your skin. Packed with bleaching property yogurt and tomato will make your skin bright and tight removing sun tan.

What you need:

  • 1 teaspoon of yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoon of tomato pulp
  • Bowl

Direction:

  • In a bowl mix all three ingredients
  • Apply it all over your face and let it be there for 15-20 minutes
  • Rinse it off with cold water

 Bitter Gourd:

Besides hating out this vegetable regretting not to buy again, well make this part to your sun tan removing regime packed with antioxidant bitter gourd helps in removing the stubborn sun tan with ease.

What you need:

  • 1 bitter gourd
  • Juicer/Blender
  • Bowl

Direction:

  • In a blender or juicer extract the juice of it in a bowl
  • Apply evenly on clean skin
  • And let it be there for 5-7 minutes
  • Rinse it off with cold water

Multani Mitti/Fuller’s Earth:

Almost used in every beauty regime fullers earth improves circulation of your skin which will give a smooth, clear skin. It also soothes and heals sun tan.

What you need:

  • Multani Mitti or fullers earth
  • Rose water
  • Bowl

Direction:

  • In a bowl mix both fuller’s earth and rose water to make a smooth paste
  • Apply evenly on your face
  • Let it dry for 15-20 minutes
  • Rinse it off with cold water

Wheat Flour:

Sure this ingredient is present in every house will give you a similar result of using high-end products as soon as you start applying this on your tanned area. Not only it will remove your tan but also unwanted hair on your face.

What you need:

  • Wheat flour
  • Water
  • Bowl

Direction:

  • In a bowl mix both wheat flour and water to make a thick paste
  • Apply evenly on your skin let it dry for 15-20 minute
  • Remove while scrubbing it in a circular motion.

Pineapple and Honey Face Mask:

Almost everyone’s favorite tropical fruit loaded with vitamin C and enzymes helps in removing a dead cell from a tanned area not only this rich in antioxidant will also remove signs of aging wrinkle lines and lighten the age spot.

What you need:

  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 2 tablespoon of pineapple pulp
  • Bowl

Directions:

  • In a bowl mix both pineapple pulp and honey.
  • Apply evenly on your face
  • Wait for 3-5 minutes
  • Rinse it off with cold water

Cucumber and Lemon Face Mask:

Both cucumber and lemon is a bleaching agent. Lemon juice is a great source of citric acid and vitamin C which help in lighting skin tan, dark spot, age spot and maintain clear skin. Cucumber or rose water both acts as cooling gives relief in sunburns.

What you need:

  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon of cucumber juice
  • 1 teaspoon of rose water
  • Bowl

Direction:

  • In a bowl mix all three ingredient
  • Apply generously to sun tan area
  • Rinse it off with cold water after 10 minutes for a week

Papaya and Honey Face Pack:

The enzyme present in papaya helps in skin lighting that helps in removing sun tan whereas honey helps in moisturizing and soften the skin.

What you need:

  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • ½ cup of papaya pulp
  • Bowl

Direction:

  • In a bowl mix both papaya pulp and honey
  • Apply on your sun tan area
  • Rinse it off with warm water after 30 minutes

Oatmeal and Buttermilk Exfoliating Mask:

Oatmeal is a great natural exfoliator. It is the quickest fix to remove sun tan removes dead skin and blackhead with ease whereas buttermilk helps in a soothing and healing skin.

What you need:

  • 3 teaspoon of buttermilk
  • 2 teaspoon of oatmeal
  • Bowl

Direction:

  • In a bowl mix both oatmeal and buttermilk to make thick paste
  • Gently massage on your face in circular motion for a minute
  • Let it sit there for 10-15 minutes
  • Rinse with regular water

Turmeric and Besan ( Bengal gram flour) Face Mask:

As we all know turmeric is use on before bride’s big day to lighten and glow her skin, in the same way, this magic powder will do wonders on your skin tan. Bengal gram will exfoliate and remove dead skin.

What you need:

  • 1 teaspoon of besan
  • Pinch of turmeric
  • Milk to make a paste
  • Bowl

Direction:

  • Mix all three ingredients in a bowl
  • Apply on clean face and let it dry for 15-20 minutes
  • Sprinkle some water on dried area and remove it while scrubbing it gently in circular motion
  • Use ones in two days for quick result

Some Quick Tips:

  • Always apply sunscreen above 25 SPF before heading out in the sun.
  • Besides sunscreen use umbrella or hat to prevent sun tanning in your exposed part.
  • Though we all need Vitamin D from the sun a little sunlight especially before 9 a: m is good for your body but excessive exposing to the sun can lead to skin cancer.
  • If you want fun at beach or pool without tan skin, apply waterproof sunscreen above 50 SPF but make sure to reapply it after every 2 hours
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