Sun is the best killers of a fair skin. A day out in the sun makes your skin tone go down from fair to brown to dark. You start feeling as if your skin has been masked. When on one hand one cannot possibly sit a home all day long to wait for the sunset, on the other going out in the sun needs a lot of precautions. The suns cream, the proper SPF, the scarf, the sun coat, umbrella and the sun glasses!! Half of the day is spent in arranging yourself for the day out. When these precautions are all very productive, it might not always lead you to successfully combat the trauma of a sun tan!!
Simple Homemade Facepacks to Remove Sun Tan Naturally
Sun tan removal is not much of intricate science. Rather it just needs a little knowledge of the household kitchen ingredients and the chemistry behind them. Let us see some notable best homemade face packs to undo the tanning.
Honey – Lemon Facepack
The first in the list is the easiest one. Honey is great antiseptic and moisturising home ingredient. It soothes the skin, supplying the deprived essentials to the skin. After a long day out in the sun, your skin needs to be pampered. Lemon is great natural bleach but should not be applied directly to the face in concentrated amounts. Direct application of lemon can interfere with the pH of skin and lead to inflammations and redness.
To prepare this face pack, mix 2 table spoons of lemon juice with one tablespoon of honey. Using a smooth and soft brush, apply the paste on your face. Keep the paste for 10-15 minutes. Then wash off and sit back relaxed.
Fuller’s Earth Powder and Rose Water Facepack
Nobody is unaware about the health benefits of Fuller’s earth. It is an essential skincare remedy which is ideal for treating acne, redness, blemishes and irritation. All of these are the very common symptoms of sun burn leading to tanning. Rosewater helps in the overall toning of skin.
To make the face pack, just mix a teaspoon of fuller’s earth with rosewater. Apply on the skin in upwards direction. Make sure to keep the mask thin and wait till the face pack dries completely. Then wash it off by gently massaging the face pack.
Yogurt, Tomato Juice and Gram Flour Facepack
Mixing a 2 tablespoon of yogurt with 1 tablespoon of tomato juice and 2 tablespoons oatmeal makes the ideal paste to reverse the effect of a sun tan. You can apply this thick paste on your face and neck. Leave it for 20 minutes and wash it off with cold water. This facepack will remove all the dust and dead skin from your skin. This will helps you get a glowing skin naturally.
Lemon and Potato Juice Face pack
Take 1 tablespoon of potato juice and 1 tablespoon of lemon juice into the bowl and mix them together. Apply this solution to all the body parts using a cotton swab which are exposed to the sun. Wait for 15 minutes and Clean off with cold water. It will helps you to remove the sun tan and also to tone your skin.
Orange Peel, Red Lentil and Honey Face Pack
Oranges are a great fruit!! I agree. They are juicy, healthy and a lot more refreshing. But the peel you give away to your dustbin is as beneficial for the skin as the fruit. Orange peel when dried and grinded into a powder can be used as a great enhancer. The power of masoor dal and orange peel are one of the best homemade face packs for sun tan.
Red lentil can remove the worst of tanning by its exfoliating properties. Orange peel is an essential skin care ingredient. Along with honey they work wonders. The paste should be kept for 30 min and then gently scrubbed off.
Aloe Vera and Orange Peel Face Pack
Take 2 tablespoon of aloe vera gel with fresh orange peels. Mix it well and apply it to your face and neck with all sun affected areas to remove tan. Leave it 20 minutes and then wash it off with cold water.
Oat Meal, Milk and Honey Facepack
Take 4 tablespoons yogurt and 2 tablespoons of grounded oats, add with 2 tablespoons of honey. Apply this mixture on your face and sun exposed areas. Leave it on for 15-20 minutes. Wash it off with warm water.
Sandalwood and Rosewater Facepack
Take 2 tablespoons of sandalwood powder and add one few drops of rose water. Mix them well together. Apply this paste on your face and neck to remove sun tanning of your skin. Leave it 20 minitues and wash it off with cold water.
Wheat Floor-Rosewater Facepack
When your tan is tough and sturdy try the wheat flour and rosewater face pack. The wheat paste would scrub your face and keep all your pores clean. Wheat Flour Face Pack for Oily Skin to get rid of sun tan on hands, face, legs, arms and feet etc. Take 4 tablespoons of wheat flour and add 2 tablespoons of rose water. Mix all together and it forms a thick paste. Should be apply this mixture on sun tanned parts of body. Leave it for 15 minutes and wash it off with warm water. The blackheads can also be dealt with. Rosewater tones the skin afterwards giving you a fresh look.
Tomato and Orange Peel Faepack
Use this facepack to remove stubborn tan on face and neck. Mix fresh orange peels (powder) with 1 tablespoon of tomato juice and mix it all together. It will form a thick paste which needs to be applied on your face, neck, hands and legs. Leave it on for 10 minutes. Wash it off rose water.
These were some of the best remedial face packs for sun tan. Be sure to find out which one suits your skin tone and skin type the best. Don’t overdo your skin with all these methods. It’s your face not a playground after all. Be very careful while using any of the face packs for the first time. Track how your skin responses to the treatment and act wisely.
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