[toc]A number of herbal remedies can be used for curing skin whitening. These remedies usually do not have any side effects as they are 100 percent natural. Fruits like tomato and coconut are very useful in lightening the dark skin. They work against tan and make your complexion visibly lighter.
Other natural products that are beneficial include turmeric, almonds, orange peel and even coriander. We mostly get all these in our kitchens and you really do not need to go to parlors and spend a huge sum of money after coming back from a nice beach holiday.
5 Herbal Remedies For Skin Whitening
Turmeric has been in use since ages as a skin whitening agent. Just crush some peeled turmeric in a mixer with a little water and apply this paste over your face or any other body part to lighten your complexion.
Or you can make a paste with 2-3 teaspoons of gram flour, ¼ teaspoon of turmeric powder and 1-2 teaspoons of yoghurt. Apply this paste evenly on your face as a mask and let it dry. Scrub it off later and rinse with cold water.
Lemon is another natural product containing skin whitening properties. Prepare a paste containing 1-2 teaspoons of fresh lemon juice, 1-2 teaspoons of honey and 1-2 teaspoons of milk to form a mixture. Apply this mixture on your face and neck and keep it for 30-40 minutes.
Rinse off with water afterwards. Repeat this procedure every alternate day for a few weeks to get the desired results. This will not only lighten your skin but also help in removing any marks or scars that are present on your face.
Crush few deseeded tomatoes to take out the juice. Take 2-3 teaspoons of oatmeal in a bowl and add 2-3 teaspoons of tomato juice to it. Mix well and add 2 teaspoons of yoghurt. Tomato contains natural skin whitening agents and is also an astringent.
Oatmeal exfoliates your skin and keeps it healthy. Yoghurt helps in removing the marks of your skin. Apply this paste 2-3 times in a week and this helps in reducing your tan to a great extent.
This face pack is the perfect for the people with dry or oily skin. Take a few fresh coriander leaves and soak them in a bowl of water. Crush the leaves in a mixer to make a paste. Add few drops of tomato juice and lemon juice to it. Add 1 teaspoon of fuller’s earth.
Apply this mask on the face and other affected area and let it dry completely. It will take around 20-25 minutes. Wash off with water to get the results.
If you want to have a cooling sensation on your face, this is the perfect mask for you. Take 2-3 teaspoons of cucumber juice and add 1-2 teaspoons of lemon juice to it. Apply this on your face and keep it for 30-35 minutes. Rinse off properly with water. This will lighten your skin to a great extent and also hydrate your skin. Repeat this procedure 4-5 times in a week for a month to get lighter and healthier skin.
All these methods are extremely useful in removing pimple marks, dark spots and sun tan. These face masks rejuvenate your skin and keep them healthy and bright. Take good care of skin and apply sunscreen to protect your skin from the harmful radiations of the sun.