Although the western countries find it attractive, there is no such thing as a healthy tan.
Beauty experts suggest that it is always best to protect your skin from the harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun, as it can damage your skin causing you to age fast and, at the same time, it will cause other skin diseases too that might be harmful to your health.
Therefore, to be on the safe side, it is necessary to venture out with protection from the sun, and with the help of anti-tan masks, you can protect your skin from all the harm.
Today, Boldsky shares with you some of the best and very effective homemade anti-tan face masks that you can apply 15 minutes before you go out in the sun.
These masks can also be applied at night before you hit the sack. To prepare these anti-tan masks, you will need natural ingredients like aloe vera gel, gram flour, tomato, yogurt, lemon juice, cucumber juice and rose water.
These are the only few ingredients that can remove the tan from your skin effectively and within minutes.
So, take a look at these homemade anti-tan face masks:
Anti-tan Face Mask With Gram Flour
Gram flour - 2 tablespoons
Aloe vera gel - 1 tablespoon
Yogurt - 1 tablespoon
Mixing bowl & spoon
In a dry mixing bowl, add the 2 tablespoons of gram flour.
Now, add 1 tablespoon of the yoghurt to the gram flour and mix the content well to make a paste.
Gently add in the aloe vera gel to the paste, and using the spoon, mix it till the ingredients are one.
Apply the anti-tan face mask to your face and the neck region. Allow it to dry for about 15-20 minutes. When the mask is dry, scrub it off using the palm of your hand. Rinse with some cold water and pat dry. Repeat this beauty treatment the following week.
Anti-tan Face Mask With Cucumber & Lemon Juice
Cucumber juice - 1 tablespoon
Lemon juice - 2 tablespoons
Rose water - 1 teaspoon
A mixing bowl & spoon
In the mixing bowl, add one tablespoon of cucumber juice.
Then, add the lemon juice to the cucumber juice and mix it well with the spoon.
After 2 seconds, add the rose water to the mixture and mix well.
With the palms of your hand, gently massage the juice all over your face.
Allow the juice to dry on your skin for at least 10-15 minutes.
Rinse your face with cold water and repeat the application after 2 days, to see the difference in your skin tone.
Anti-tan Face Mask With Tomato & Yogurt
A ripe tomato - 1 (chopped)
Plain yogurt - 1 tablespoon
Lemon juice - 1 tablespoon
A mixing bowl & spoon
In the mixer, add the chopped tomato, yoghurt and the lemon juice. Blend the content together to make a thick paste.
Pour the content into a dry bowl.
Using your fingers, apply the anti-tan mask evenly on to your skin. Use it for 2 or 3 times in a week, until you see a change in the skin tone.