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Natural Bleaching Agents To Lighten Skin Tone!

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Want to remove that unsightly tan, dullness and patchiness from your skin? Forget those pricey spa treatments, these natural skin bleaching agents are all you need.

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From slapping on that SPF, masking our face with a scarf, to avoiding sun, the best we can, no matter how careful we are, we can never really avoid that tan. And that is precisely why we've curated these easy-to-make herbal masks to brighten skin.

Being au-naturale, these are all completely organic and include no toxic chemicals. They can be whipped up with simple ingredients found around in your kitchen and here we've listed 3 such ingredients you can make use of. They work 99% of the time and cost next to nothing!

Before we swoop right in, there are a few rules you need to abide by. Diligently moisturise your skin after cleansing it. Remember, no moisture, no shield! Quit touching your face. You don't want those germs to spread on your skin, do you?

Quit smoking. It kills! Drink loads of H20, exercise, munch on veggies and love thyself. And for some added TLC, here are some natural ingredients to improve your skin tone.


Yogurt contains lactic acid and antioxidants that help tone, nourish and brighten your skin.

Step 1:


Take a tablespoon of yogurt, add a pinch of turmeric and a teaspoon of honey to it. Using a fork, whip it well.

Step 2:

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Apply a thin coat to your face and neck. Let it sit for 30 minutes, scrub and rinse.

Chickpea Flour


Antioxidants present in chickpea gently exfoliate the skin, revealing the fresh skin underneath.

Mix a teaspoon of besan with a required amount of milk to make it into a smooth paste. Apply it to your face and neck. Let it sit for 30 minutes. Once dry, rinse it off with plain water.


Lemon contains citric acid and vitamin C, which not only help remove the tan but also lighten the blemishes.

Step 1:


Take a teaspoon of sugar, add a teaspoon of olive oil and a few drops of lemon juice into a bowl. Using a fork, mix it well, until you get a gritty paste.

Step 2:


Cleanse your face, apply the concoction on to your face. Scrub in a circular motion for 5 minutes and then rinse it off.

Try these DIY masks for lighter skin, and let us know how they worked for you in the comment section below!

Read more about: clear skin, yogurt, lemon, besan
Story first published: Thursday, December 1, 2016, 9:00 [IST]
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