Every girl dreams of having a lighter skin tone and she might have been using different skin lightening products. Even if we buy the all-natural skin lightening creams there is no surety that they do not have any preservatives or other chemical agents. It means that they might produce some side effects on the skins.
In order to protect your skin, it is better that you use the natural remedies. There are many effective skin lightening remedies that you can prepare at home. Here we have the list of top 5.
This by-product of milk is a skin remedy that is suitable for all types of skin. Take plain yogurt and gently rub it on your skin, let it stay and wash with warm water. You can make a mask by mixing yogurt with honey and apply it to your face for 10 to 15 minutes to lighten your skin tone.
It is the most commonly used ingredient in the skin lightening creams. It is rich in vitamin C and has bleaching properties. You can rub the orange peels directly on your skin or mix the orange juice with a pinch of turmeric. Apply the paste and let it stay for 12 to 15 minutes. You have to be careful with the quantity of turmeric.
It will make your skin glow by removing all the oil and retaining its natural moisture.
- Make thick paste by mixing gram flour with small amount of rose water or plain water
- Apply the mixture of hands, face, and feet
- Leave it and wait for the paste to dry
- Wash with tap water
It is the best moisturizing agent for the skin that will effectively lighten your skin tone. Apply hone directly on the face and let it stay for few minutes. Wash it with slightly warm water. It will help in the removal of dead cells. You can make a mask with honey, lemon, and powdered milk. Apply the mask for 10 to 15 minutes for effective results.
Lemon has a high concentration of citric acid that acts, and a natural bleaching agent and Vitamin C will help in the growth of natural cells. Lemon is enriched with antioxidants that are good for skin complexion. Cut a lemon and apply it directly on your face. You can also dip a cotton ball in a fresh lemon juice. Apply it once daily and you will notice your skin will start to lighten.
Even while using the homemade skin lightening remedies it is important that you begin with a patch test. In this way, you will know that your skin is not sensitive to certain ingredients and what is the effect of the remedy on your complexion.
Use the remedies as instructed. Keep in mind that you will not get the desired results overnight. It is important that you keep applying the masks on regular basis. According to the texture of your skin, they might take a few weeks to months to show the best results.