Homemade Masks For De-tanning & Hydration
Few super simple and quick homemade masks that will keep your body hydrated and tan-free.
Whether it rain, hail or the strong summer sun, the UV rays never stop attacking our skin. Thankfully, you have everything you need to keep your skin healthy right at home in your kitchen.
1. Aloe Vera lovin’
Fresh aloe vera gel not just helps skin get rid of tan but also forms a protective layer over the skin that prevents wrinkles due to its anti-ageing properties. Dab on some fresh aloe vera gel and instantly heal your skin.
2. Scrub your woes away with Lemon and Sugar
Lemon has natural bleaching and anti-blemish properties while sugar crystals are great for exfoliation the skin. Make a mixture of the two and rub it on the affected areas in a circular motion. Rinse the mixture off after 20 minutes and pat your skin dry. Repeat once a week to ensure your skin stays flawless.
3. Orange peel your shine
Mix a tablespoon of powdered orange peel with another of raw milk in a bowl to make a smooth, easy to apply paste. Apply it on your face and let it dry. Then wash it off and pat the face dry with a washcloth. The citric acid in the orange peel bleaches the tanned skin and the raw milk helps keep it supple and hydrated.
4. Turn heads with Tomato
Cut a tomato and extract its pulp. Add honey to the pulp. Mix it until you get a smooth consistency. Apply it all over your face and neck. Let it sit for 15 minutes. Rinse and pat dry. Do this twice a week and it works magically on those stubborn black heads. The lycopene in tomato acts as a natural sunscreen too.
5. Papaya purification
The enzymes in papaya help to cleanse the skin and unclog pores. Simply rubbing a slice of ripe papaya over your face and rinsing it clean once it has dried will leave your skin feeling cleaner and looking visibly lighter.
6. Go Bananas
Bananas are rich in anti-oxidants and coupled with the lactic acid of yogurt, it can give your skin a radiant glow in no time. Mix a tablespoon of mashed banana, 1 teaspoon of yogurt and 1 teaspoon of honey in a bowl to form a paste. Apply it over your face and leave it on till you feel your skin stretch. Then wash it off for instant brightness.
With these simple and natural remedies, get sun-kissed and kiss your woes goodbye!