Summer brings the joy of enjoying at the park or a day at the beach but leaves its marks, Tans. Summer tans are mostly unattractive and look ugly on our face, hands, and legs. Plus the rising pollution and UV rays from the sun can chemically bleach your skin. You may also get wrinkles at an early age if you are exposed to the sun, as for field workers and people associated with outdoor sports.
Harmful Effects of the Sun:
Long-exposure to the UV rays of the sun leads to excessive melanin production in the skin which leads to tanning eventually. Further skin irritations may rise along with tanning. They are as follows:-
– Fine Lines
– Dark Spots
– Premature Aging of skin
– Skin Burn
To face this dilemma for your face, you don’t need to hit expensive spas or saloons, the solution lies under your nose, Yes, we will provide you with home remedies to reduce tan and maintain a healthy skin even in summer. These are few essential yet natural remedies you may consider this summer.
Some Natural Ways to Reduce Sun Tan:
Tomato, Masoor, and Aloe
Paste tomatoes about one tablespoon. Paste one tablespoon of masoor dal after soaking it in water. Add the same quantity of aloe extract. Now mix it well and apply the paste on your tanned areas. Keep it for half an hour and then wash it off with cold water.
Yogurt and Orange Juice
Take two tablespoons of yogurt and add one tablespoon of orange juice to it. Mix it and apply to the tanned areas. Let the mix set in for 30 minutes. Wash it off with cold water.
Gram Flour, Turmeric, Milk and Rose Water
Take two tablespoons of Gram Flour. Add Milk and Rose Water in the same quantities. Take a pinch of turmeric and mix well. Apply the mixture to the tanned areas and keep it for 20 minutes.
This is the simplest yet an effective remedy. Cut the lemon and rub the slices on your tanned skin. Let the lemon extract sit in. Then wash it off after 10-15 minutes.
Lemon Juice, Rose Water, and Cucumber
Extract juices from the cucumber. Take one tablespoon of Lemon juice, Rose Water, and Cucumber extract and mix it well. Apply it on tanned areas of your skin. Let it settle down and wash off after 20 minutes.
Turmeric and Milk
Take a small amount of turmeric powder and add it to milk. Rub the mixture well on tanned areas. Keep the mixture on your skin until it dries. Wash it off with cold water.
Pineapple and Honey
Cut the pineapple and extract the pulp from it. Mix the pulp with one tablespoon of honey. Apply thoroughly over your tanned skin. Wash off after half an hour.
Another simple yet very effective home remedy which is 100 percent natural is sandalwood. One of the best remedies to reduce suntan. Apply sandalwood paste on your skin daily at night before you go to sleep. Positively wash off the paste from your face in the morning.
Ripe papaya and Honey
Take one tablespoon of honey. Mash about half cup of ripe papaya. Mix them both. Apply the paste to your skin. Let it settle down for half an hour minutes and then wash it off with cold water.
Oat Meal and Buttermilk
This is rather a detailed method which needs to be done with care. But the results are outstanding.
Take 3 tablespoons of buttermilk and add 2 table of oatmeal in it. Mix it and apply it in circular motions over your tanned areas. Massage it thoroughly then wash it off.
The following above are some easy and effective remedies to reduce suntan. It is completely natural and risk-free. Also, the cost is minimal to that of expensive beauty and healthcare outlets. Following these homemade remedies on a daily basis or a regular routine will give you great results. Now you can beat the heat of the sun and enjoy your summer and the scorching heat all you want without thinking of an ugly tan.