ABOUT SUN TANNING:
The excess exposure to sunlight leads to the darkening of the skin color is called as sun tanning. This is because UV rays increase the melanin content of the skin and make it darker. Frequent and excessive exposure to the sun can also cause sunburn, skin cancer, premature aging, wrinkles, affects your immune system etc. As it’s important to take sun rays for deriving vitamin D, so better to avoid going to direct sunlight at its peak time or use proper protection.
EFFECTIVE WAYS TO REMOVE SUN TANNING:
Natural ingredients are very effective to remove your sun-tan from your face, arms, hands, neck, back, feet etc. Let’s get started with the following methods:
– POTATO JUICE
It has natural bleaching properties which work wonders to remove sun-tan. Simply extract potato juice(from 1 potato) and mix it with lemon juice(1tsp). Apply it on the face and other affected area. Rinse it off with regular water after 30 minutes. Use it daily until tanning fades away.
– FULLER’S EARTH(MULTANI MITTI)
Multani mitti, when mixed with coconut water, works great to remove sun-tan and gives a radiant look to your skin. They both are well known for their cooling properties to ease out skin rashes. Simply mix 1 tbsp Multani mitti with 1 tbsp coconut water and little sugar. Now apply on affected areas and rinse after 10-15 minutes. To get the effective results, use twice weekly.
– TOMATO AND YOGURT
Tomato helps to remove sun tan because of its citric nature whereas yogurt also has bleaching properties. They prove very effective when mixed together. Just mix 2-3 tbsp of tomato pulp with 1 tbsp of yogurt and 1 tbsp of lemon juice. apply it to affected areas and leave for around 30 minutes. Wash your face and see the difference.
Cucumber not only helps to remove sun tan but also helps to refreshen and rejuvenate your skin. Simply make a paste by adding 2 tsp cucumber juice, 1tsp lemon juice and a pinch of turmeric. Apply it on affected areas and let it sit for 30 minutes and rinse afterward.
Turmeric is one of the very effective home remedies and works great to get rid of sun-tan. Mix 1/2 tsp turmeric powder with 1/2 tsp tomato puree and 1 tsp yogurt. Apply this paste on tan affected areas and rinse it off after 20 minutes. This also helps to give you the radiant glow.
These home remedies are very effective to remove sun-tan, all you need is to use these remedies consistently and show some patience.