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How to get rid of suntan with natural remedies
Summers are up and people start complaining about sun tan. All of the UV protectors and sun block give 100% guarantee for no sunburn but most of them are not so effective. Basically, tanning is a natural process to protect skin from ultraviolet rays of the sun. Even it is a big issue for fair complexion because sunburn is more visible. One day without an umbrella and there will be tanning on your body. Unfortunately, it is not easy to get rid of suntan and get your normal skin back. You have to keep lots of patience.
Actually, you don’t need to spend a buck of money on expensive cosmetic products for tan removal. There are several home remedies made up of natural products for tan removal. The best part about these natural remedies is they don’t cause side effects or allergy.
Let us look for some effective natural remedies to get rid of sun tan:
Mixture of gram flour, turmeric powder and curd
In India, it is a well-known remedy for tan removal. You can apply it on your face, neck, arms and other sun exposed body parts regularly. This home made remedies is really very effective for sunburn. You just need to take a spoon of gram flour, a pinch of turmeric powder and a spoon of curd in a mixing bowl. Make a paste and apply it on sun exposed area. Let it dry and wash with tap water. You will see instant changes in your complexion. Obviously, nothing can remove complete sun burn, but changes will be recordable.
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Mixture of wheat flour, grated cucumber, curd and almond powder
Here is another Indian remedy to get rid of sun tan. You have to take two tablespoons of wheat flour, one tablespoon of finely grated cucumber, two tablespoons of curd and half spoon of almond powder. Mix them in a small bowl and make a paste. You can also add two pinches of turmeric powder in the mixture. Apply this mixture on your tanned body parts and let it dry. Now, wash with normal water.
Fresh coconut water
You can apply fresh coconut water daily to your tanned area with cotton swab. Leave it for half an hour and let it dry, then wash with tap water. In some days, your skin tone will come to natural complexion.
Milk and turmeric
Add a pinch of turmeric powder in a spoon of milk. Apply this mixture on your face and other tanned body parts. Leave it for 15-20 minutes and let it dry. This pack will give you relief from suntan naturally. Both ingredients in this pack are known for treating sun tan.
Fuller earth and tomato juice
Fuller earth is popularly known as multani mitti. It is really effective for treating sun tan. Mix fuller earth with tomato juice and make a paste. Apply this anti suntan pack on your face and other affected areas. You can also add a pinch of turmeric powder and lemon juice in fuller earth to make a face pack. Both of these face packs are wonder anti-suntan for oily skin.
Mix a spoon of sandalwood powder with almond oil and coconut oil. Apply this mask on your face for half an hour, then wash with cold water. It will also give a cooling effect to your skin.
Aloe vera gel
Aloe Vera gel keeps your skin hydrated and help in soothing it. You can apply it regularly on your skin for treating sun tan. Mix a few mashed Aloe Vera leaves with lemon juice and apply on your tanned skin. It also helps in nourishing and cleaning your skin.
Papaya is really good for your facial skin. You can apply mashed papaya regularly on your face. It will also give a glow to your skin and remove all tan.
Potato and lemon juice
A mask of mashed potato and lemon juice is really effective to get rid of sun tan this summer. You have to apply this paste for 30 minutes, then wash with cold water. Both, potato and lemon juice has anti-tanning properties.
Buttermilk is a wonderful natural remedy for tan removal. You can easily make it at home. Take a cup of curd and blend it in two glasses of water. Apply it on your tanned body whenever you go for a bath. It will show excellent results and your skin will come back to its normal complexion.
Apart from these natural remedies, you should also take some protective measures:
- Always use a UV protector or sunblock with SPF15 or more.
- Avoid going out or limit your time in scorching summer.
- Wear a hat or scarf, sunglasses whenever you go out in the summers.
- Also, prefer wearing body covering clothes.
You can follow any of these tan removal natural methods. All of these methods have shown proven results and known as top 10 methods of homemade tan removal.
Please share if you know some exceptional tan removal methods.