Friday, 12 December 2014

How to Remove Tan From Hands

Tanning may turn your fair skin into dark complexion. But don’t worry. Whether your tan is from the sun or from a bottle, there are several things you can do to fade the color or even remove it completely. There are many home remedies for tan removal on hands that are very simpler than you thought. You can apply these natural remedies and packs to get rid of the tan from your face, arms, hands, neck, back and feet quite safely and naturally.

12 Best Tips to Remove Tan From Hands

1 . Almonds

Almonds are considered to be one of the best ways to make skin healthy and beautiful. Consuming 6 to 7 almonds on a daily basis ensures the freshness of skin. In order to remove tan, sandalwood oil has to be mixed with 5 to 10 grinded almonds and the resulted paste has to be applied on the tanned areas. The tan gets removed at a very fast rate and the skin is able to restore to its natural beauty quickly.

2 . Baking  Soda

Prepare a solution or a paste by mixing baking soda with water and use it as a scrub to remove the tan from your hands or any affected area. If you are looking out for quick results, then try this procedure every alternate day.

3 . Chilled Yogurt and Turmeric

Take chilled yogurt in a bowl and add a pinch of turmeric or haldi to it. Mix it properly. Apply this paste daily for 20 minutes on your hands, face and neck before bathing. You can wash it off earlier during the winter season as it dries faster.

4 . Cucumber, Rose Water and Lemon Juice Pack

The acidic property of lemon acts as a natural bleach in removing tan and fighting pimples. The cucumber juice and rose water acts as cooling agents for soothing the blemished skin. Take a table spoon each of cucumber juice, lemon juice and rose water and mix in a bowl. Apply with cotton on tanned areas, wait for 10 minutes and wash off with cold water. Apply this pack every day after you get back home from the sun.

5 . Milk Powder, Honey And Almond Oil Face Pack

Milk powder works wonders in moisturizing skin, reducing effects of sun tan and imparting a clearer tone and texture to skin. Mix 2 table spoon of milk powder with 1 table spoon of honey and a few drops of almond oil and apply on face. Leave it on face for 20 minutes before washing off with water.

6 . Sandalwood Powder

Sandalwood powder removes sun tan, lightens skin, and keeps it healthy. A paste of sandalwood powder, turmeric powder, and rose water should be applied to tanned hands for 30 minutes. Once it is dry, wash off using cold water.

7 . Papaya and Honey Face Pack

The enzymes in papaya are known for skin renewal, whitening, exfoliation and restoration. Honey helps in moisturizing and softening the skin. For this pack, take ½ cup of ripe papaya pulp and mash it well, add a table spoon

8 . Cucumber

Take a cucumber and cut it into two halves. Now grate the half cucumber and keep it in a bowl. To this, add 2 tbsp milk or milk powder and few drops of lemon juice. Mix well. Apply and let it stay till it dries. Wash with normal water. Apply this weekly to get the best results.

9 .  Multani Mitti

Multani Mitti aids in smoothening the skin and removing the dead cells and dirt from it. If a person applies Multani Mitti on a regular basis, he or she will have a tan-free skin throughout. It assists in unclogging the pores of the skin and makes it more radiant. A mixture of multani mitti along with a few spoons of Aloe Vera juice and a pinch of turmeric will be very effective. The mixture has to be then converted into a proper paste by adding rose water. The paste has to be applied on the affected regions and the results are visible quite rapidly.

10 . Turmeric

Turmeric or ‘haldi’ powder helps to provide a permanent radiance to the skin. It enhances the brightness level and removes the dirt stored deep in the pores of the skin. More over, it also helps in removing the tan from the body. By applying a mixture of yogurt and turmeric on the body, the skin will be free from all its tan and will obtain a captivating texture.

11 . Gram Flour

Gram flour aids in removing the dead skin cells and also assists in the removal of tan. One can easily get hold of gram flour powder from the market or directly make a paste from the whole grain. The powder has to be mixed with water and then applied on the tanned areas. The application has to be removed after 20 minutes with water and the paste can be applied 2 or 3 times a week for a few months.

12 . Cucumber And Lemon Juice

This is one of the common remedies used for a sun tan. Take a spoon of cucumber juice and mix it with juice of half lemon. Add a pinch of powdered turmeric to the juices and make a paste. Apply it on the affected areas of the skin. Leave the mixture on the skin for at least 20 minutes and wash it off with water. The cucumber juice will provide cooling effect and the citric acid present in the lemon acts as bleach and helps to remove the tan.