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20 Home Made Remedies to get a Fair and Clear Skin

Updated on September 9, 2016

Tips for fair and clear skin

Flaunting fair and spotless skin is every woman’s dream. The market is flooded with several readymade fairness and clear skin products that can lighten your skin considerably. However, if you are looking for a long and permanent way of getting glowing and fair skin, you need to work hard. The colour of your skin depends on the amount of melanin present, but you can always get rid of pigmentation, tan and dark spots caused due to the sun’s ultraviolet rays. Adopting a disciplined approach towards the skin care regimen can give you beautiful, fair and clear complexion. Scroll down the list below to know about some safe and reliable methods of getting clearer skin. You just require few ingredients from your kitchen which also are effective skin whitening agents. Sounds great? Isn’t it? Keep reading:

1). Dried Orange Peels and unflavoured yogurt


  • Dry orange peels
  • 1 Tablespoon unflavored yoghurt

Method: Grind orange peels to turn them into powder, mix yogurt to prepare a smooth paste.

Apply this paste to your face and leave until it dries (15-20 minutes). Rinse with Luke warm water. Apply this paste regularly to get the beautiful and flawless skin.

2). Honey and papaya pack


  • 1teaspoon honey
  • ½ cup of ripe and mashed papaya

Method: Take one teaspoon of honey, add ½ cup of mashed papaya and mix till you get a thick and smooth paste.

Apply this paste to your face and leave it for 20 minutes and then wash your face with cold water. Regular application will give incredible results.

3). Pumpkin, milk and honey mask


  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin puree (prepared by boiling and mashing pumpkin)
  • ½ teaspoon honey
  • ½ teaspoon milk

Method: Blend pumpkin puree, honey, and milk together till the uniform paste is formed.

Apply this paste to your face, let it dry and then rinse with cold water. Pumpkin is known to be a powerhouse of antioxidants and exfoliating acids, regular use will endow you with naturally clear skin.

4). Tomato, oatmeal and yogurt mask


  • 1 teaspoon tomato juice
  • 1 teaspoon oatmeal
  • 1 teaspoon yogurt

Method: Mix tomato juice, oatmeal, and yogurt till a paste is formed. Apply it on your skin and leave until it dries, then rinse with cold water. Tomatoes are rich in lycopene (which gives tomatoes their characteristic red colour) which has anti-ageing properties.

5). Honey, lemon and milk mask


  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 teaspoon honey

Method: Mix lemon, milk, and honey, till a smooth paste is formed.

Apply this paste to your skin; leave the paste overnight and wash you face in the morning. Apply regularly and the results will beautiful, vibrant and glowing skin.

6). Citrus mask


  • 1beated egg white
  • 2 teaspoons sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon grapefruit juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

Method: Mix sour cream, grapefruit juice, and lemon juice, add egg white to this mixture and mix thoroughly. Apply this mixture to your face and wash your face when it dries. This pack can be applied thrice a week.

6). Gram flour and rosewater mask


  • 2 tablespoons gram flour
  • Rosewater

Method: Mix gram flour and rosewater till a smooth paste is formed.

Apply this mask on your skin and let it stay for some time. Apply regularly as this mask will revitalize and moisturise your skin, making you look younger and beautiful than ever.

7). Blueberry peel


  • Fresh blueberries
  • ½ plain and fresh yogurt

Method: Crush blueberries and blend them with yogurt to form a paste.

Apply this mask to your face and leave for twenty minutes. Regular use will not only make your skin clear but healthy.

8). Mulberry leaf extract


  • ½ cup mulberry leaves
  • ½ cup coconut oil (virgin)

Method: Soak washed mulberry leaves in coconut oil for five days. Separate the oil from leaves and store in a bottle. Regularly massage your skin with it and noticeable results will be visible within few days.

9). Licorice root extract

Method: Apply licorice extract on your skin (with the help of cotton ball), leave overnight and wash in the morning. Apply thrice a week and within few days you will notice a reduction in dark spots.

10). Raw rice pack


  • ½ cup raw rice
  • Milk

Method: Grind raw rice so that powder is formed, mix it with milk and make a paste. Apply this paste thrice a week and let each application stay at least 20 minutes. This mask will soothe the skin and nourish it.

11). Sandalwood pack


  • 1 tablespoon sandalwood powder
  • 1 tablespoon almond powder
  • Milk

Method: Add sandalwood and almond powder to milk and make a smooth paste. Apply it to your skin every day and moisturise the skin if you feel dryness after washing the skin. This pack will cleanse your skin and make it lighter.

12). Almond and coconut milk whitening pack


  • 3-4 soaked almonds
  • 3 teaspoons coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

Method: Peel off the skin of soaked almonds, grind them and make a paste, add coconut milk and lemon juice to it and mix well. Apply on the skin and leave for twenty minutes. Regular use will cleanse your skin and makes it fair.

13). Baking soda and water pack

Method: Mix one tablespoon baking soda with water to make a paste, apply it on the dark spots and scrub. Leave for 10 minutes and then wash with water. Apply a moisturiser. It will remove dead skin cells and reveal lighter skin.

14). Potato juice

Method: Peel the potato and cut it into small pieces, rub them on the skin areas you wish to lighten. Leave it for 20 minutes and then wash off. Regular application will make your skin clearer and fairer.

15). Grape seed extract

Method: Take a few drops of grape seeds extract and apply on the skin. Massage your skin for a few minutes and then wash with water. The extract is rich in essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Daily application will make your skin fair.

16). Milk Bath

Method: Add three to four cups of raw milk, mixed with few drops of honey and lemon to your normal bathing water. Let your body soak in this water for 10-15 minutes and then wash your body with just water. Milk is natural bleach and also nourishes your skin.

17). Bearberry extracts


  • Bearberry extracts
  • Daily cream

Method: take 5 to 10 drops of bearberry extracts and mix with daily cream. Apply it daily and within few days, you will notice smoother and vibrant skin tone.

18). Cucumber mask

Method: Grate one cucumber and then mash it. Apply mashed cucumber on the face and leave it for 15-20 minutes. Use regularly and within few weeks you will notice your complexion is becoming clearer and fairer.

19). Mint leaves extract

Method: Grind fresh mint leaves and mix it with a spoon of water. Apply it on your face regularly. In few days you will notice that the pimple marks have reduced and your skin is becoming fairer.

20). Neem and basil leaves face scrub


  • Handful of neem leaves
  • Handful of basil leaves
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • Fuller’s earth paste

Method: Take fresh neem and basil leaves, grind them, and add honey and fuller’s earth paste to it. Mix well and use this paste to scrub your face. It is effective for dead skin cells and makes your skin glow and look clear.

You can also use essential oil extracts for your skin. Rose essential oil, lemon essential oil, orange essential oil, lavender essential oil and cedar wood essential oil can do wonder for your skin.


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