6 Ways To Get Rid Of Sun Tan From Hands

By: Bindu Gowda
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Our skin is subjected to tan due to overexposure of harmful sun rays. The most affected areas are face, neck and hands. Most of us give prominence to our face while neglecting tan on the hands.

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In order to get rid of sun tan we often go for bleach and other skin treatments like anti-tan manicure and various kinds of facial. Though these treatments will provide instant results, it will harm your skin in the long run. Therefore it is advisable to stick to home remedies. Home remedies are very powerful in treating sun tan and will not ruin the skin like the cosmetics which contains harmful ingredients.

In this article we will share some of the most effective and popular home remedies that removes tan caused by harmful sun rays. Try these and see the difference

Yoghurt

Yoghurt is definitely one of the most effective cure for treating tanned skin! Make a paste of one tablespoon of yoghurt and pinch of turmeric. Apply this paste evenly on hands, leave it for 20 minutes and rinse off.

Tomatoes

Tomatoes are one of the best home remedies to get rid of sun tan. Cut the tomato into two halves, rub it on the skin generously and wash off after sometime. The acid present in tomato helps to retain the skin colour.

Almonds

Soak almonds overnight with some amount of milk. Grind it the next day by adding milk. Apply this mixture on hands and rinse after sometime. This procedure will not only reduce the tan, but will also make the skin soft and supple.

Papaya

The skin lightening property of papaya helps to reduce the tan caused by harmful sun rays. All that you need to do is just massage the pulp of papaya on the hands and rinse off after few minutes.

Turmeric

Turmeric is known for its numerous beauty benefits, one of which includes treating the tanned skin. Applying the mixture prepared with a pinch of turmeric mixed in equal quantities of milk and lemon juice on hands. This will help to get rid of the stubborn sun tan.

Aloe Vera

Aloe vera is an excellent remedy to eliminate tan from the skin. Applying aloe vera gel on a daily basis reduces the tan gradually making the skin fair.

Read more about: beauty, home remedies, sun tan
Story first published: Monday, September 14, 2015, 21:31 [IST]
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