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Go Sun-Kissed By These Tan Removal Remedies

By Amrutha

When the summers arrive, you're faced with a dilemma. The reason being that summers are for being outdoors; however, you're worried for your skin. Holidays are all fun and games until you look into the mirror and see your skin two or more shades darker.

Dark tan lines, which may be accompanied by an itching or burning sensation, or even sunburns, can ruin your summer. Therefore, it's important to take care of your skin this season, to maintain that beautiful and glowing skin of yours. And what's better than using home remedies to take care of your skin?

Tan Removal Tips For This Summer

Here are some awesome homemade remedies that will help you in removing tan naturally sitting back at home. So, the next time after stepping out in the sun, try out these tan removal remedies that can remove the tan permanently.

Let us have a look at what they are and how you can use them this summer.

Lemon Juice And Cucumber

The lemon juice will work to remove the tan, while the cucumber juice and rose water will soothe burnt and blemished skin.


1 tablespoon of lemon juice
1 tablespoon of cucumber juice
1 tablespoon of rose water

How To Use:

Mix all of the above-mentioned ingredients. Apply this paste to the tanned areas generously. Rinse after 10-12 minutes. You can use this pack every day for better results. Since lemon juice can make your skin dry, it is advised to apply some moisturizer after this.

Turmeric And Gram Flour Pack

Gram flour will remove the dead skin cells and impurities from your skin. Turmeric aids in evening out your skin tone and removing tan.


2 tablespoons of Bengal gram flour
A pinch of turmeric
1 tablespoon of rose water
1 tablespoon of milk

How To Use:

Mix all the above-mentioned ingredients. Apply this pack on the cleansed areas and leave it on for about 20 minutes. Once the pack is dry, moisten your skin with a few drops of water. Then, gently remove the pack by scrubbing first in the clockwise and then in the anticlockwise direction.

Papaya And Honey Pack

The enzymes in papaya help in skin whitening and renewal of the skin. Honey makes the skin soft and supple.


½ cup papaya
1 tablespoon of honey

How To Use:

Mash the papaya and add honey to it. Blend it well and apply the pack on your face. Leave it on for half an hour. Wash it off with cold or lukewarm water for best results. Repeat this twice or thrice a week.

Yogurt And Orange Juice

Orange juice contains citric acid that acts as a natural bleaching agent. And yogurt, as we all know, helps in keeping the skin moisturized and bright.


1 tablespoon of orange juice
1 tablespoon of yogurt

How To Use:

Mix together orange juice and yogurt to make a paste. Apply this mixture on tanned skin and leave it for 30 minutes. After 30 minutes, rinse it off in normal water. You can use this remedy every day as soon as you get back home after being outside for too long.

Honey And Pineapple

Pineapple can help in removing the dead skin cells that cause tanning. Also, loaded with vitamin C, the pineapple extract will reduce the ageing of the skin.


2 tablespoons of pineapple pulp
1 tablespoon of honey

How To Use:

Mix the honey with the pineapple. Ensure that there are no lumps formed. Apply this pack on your face and keep it on for 10-15 minutes. Rinse as usual with water. Repeat this every alternate day for a faster and better result.

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    Story first published: Wednesday, March 28, 2018, 17:44 [IST]
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