9 Homemade Face Masks To Remove Sun Tan

Face Masks To Remove Sun Tan

Homemade Face Masks To Remove Sun Tan

Summer is fast approaching and it the that time again to bring out your sundresses and sunglasses to enjoy the pleasant weather to the fullest, whether at the beach or at the park. But summer also tends to bring with it unattractive and unsightly sun tan on the hands, legs and face which take away the fun of going out. But don’t worry as there are numerous simple mask recipes that you can make at home easily and get rid of those tan lines and brighten up your complexion. Not only will these masks heal the damage caused due to sun exposure effectively, but will also clear the skin and brighten it.

1. Lemon Juice, Cucumber And Rose Water Mask

Ingredients:

Lemon juice – 1 tablespoon
Cucumber Juice – 1 tablespoon
Rose water – 1 tablespoon

Methods:

Undoubtedly the most effective mask for getting rid of sun tan is this one containing the goodness of cucumber, lemon and rose water. Lemon and cucumber are both natural bleaching agents and help in lightening skin tone. Lemon juice contains vitamin C which works amazingly to neutralize the damage caused due to sun exposure. Rose water also soothes and cools the skin and helps in getting rid of age spots and tan lines. To prepare, mix all the three liquids together and apply all over the tanned skin using a cotton ball. Let it work for 10 minutes and then wash off using cold water.

Lemon Juice, Cucumber And Rose Water Mask

2. Gram Flour & Turmeric Mask

Ingredients:

Gram Flour – 2 tablespoons
Turmeric powder – a pinch
Crushed orange peel – 1 tablespoon
Milk – 1 tablespoon
Rose water – as required

Methods:

Turmeric, fondly called the wonder spice, is not only known for its amazing medicinal qualities but also for its skin care benefits. It provides a wonderful glow to your skin and also reduces tan and pigmentation. Gram flour is a natural exfoliating agent that removes dead cells from the skin effectively. Orange peel will brighten up the complexion and provide a wonderful glow to the skin. To prepare, mix all dry ingredients together and add in 1 tablespoon of milk. Now add in enough cold rose water to prepare a smooth paste and apply all over the face and other affected areas and allow it to dry completely. Once dry, moisten the pack by spraying or sprinkling water on it and slowly scrub off the pack to remove it from the skin.

Gram Flour & Turmeric Mask

3. Honey And Papaya Mask

Ingredients:

Papaya pulp – ½ cup
Honey – 1 tablespoon

Methods:

This mask not only helps remove sun tan but also lightens the skin and reduces blemishes and scars due to the presence of the wonderful enzyme called papain. Not only this, other enzymes contained in papaya also help in exfoliation, restoration and skin renewal. Honey, on the other hand, softens and moisturizes the skin. To prepare this delicious mask, mash ½ cup of ripe papaya pulp and add in honey. Mix well and apply all over the affected skin and let it dry for 30 minutes. Rinse off and discover tan free glowing skin.

Honey And Papaya Mask

4. Tomato, Lemon Juice and Yogurt Mask

Ingredients:

Tomato pulp – 2 tablespoons
Yogurt – 1 tablespoon
Lemon juice – 1 tablespoon

Methods:

This face pack combines the amazing bleaching properties of tomato and lemon along with the hydrating and softening properties of yogurt. It removes the overall skin tone and successfully removes sun tan, pigmentation and dark spots. Tomato juice also helps shrink open pores and decreases oiliness. To prepare this mask, mix tomato pulp with yogurt and lemon juice and mix well to prepare a smooth paste. Apply on the face and let it sit for 30 minutes before washing off with cold water.

Tomato, Lemon Juice and Yogurt Mask

5. Buttermilk And Oatmeal Exfoliating Mask

Ingredients:

Ground oatmeal – 2 tablespoons
Buttermilk – 3 tablespoons

Methods:

Oatmeal is not just great for weight loss but also for exfoliating the skin naturally. It removes suntan instantly and buttermilk moisturizes and soothes the skin. Not only this, this pack even heals sun burn and blisters that occur as a result of sun exposure, remove dead cells and blackheads effectively. Mix buttermilk and ground oatmeal together and massage on the skin for 2 minutes, then let it work for 20 minutes before washing off.

Buttermilk And Oatmeal Exfoliating Mask

6. Strawberry And Milk Cream Face Mask

Ingredients:

Milk cream – 2 tablespoons
Strawberries, crushed – 4

Methods:

This combination of strawberries and cream not just tastes delicious but also works wonders for the skin. Strawberries help lighten the skin and brighten up the complexion while diminishing freckles, pigmentation and dark spots. On the other hand, milk cream deeply nourishes the skin and moisturizes it from deep within. Simply crush 4 strawberries and add in 2 tablespoons of fresh milk cream. Mix well and apply on the face for 30 minutes to get rid of sun tan.

Strawberry And Milk Cream Face Mask

7. Sandalwood And Coconut Water Mask

Ingredients:

Sandalwood powder – 1 tablespoon
Coconut water – as required
Almond oil – 4-5 drops

Methods:

Sandalwood is extremely cooling and soothing on the skin and helps heal sunburn whereas coconut water is amazingly hydrating and moisturizing when applied on the skin. To prepare this soothing mask, mix pure sandalwood powder with few drops of almond oil and enough coconut water to make a smooth paste. Apply it on the face for 20 minutes and then wash off.

Sandalwood And Coconut Water Mask

8. Pineapple And Honey Mask

Ingredients:

Fresh Pineapple Pulp – 2 tablespoons
Honey – 1 tablespoon

Methods:

The fresh tangy flavor of pineapple makes it the absolute winner amongst tropical fruits. But its enzymes work amazingly to alleviate burnt and tanned skin and remove deal cells. Pineapples are rich in antioxidants and Vitamin C and help neutralize the damage caused due to oxidative stress and free radicals. To prepare this soothing and delicious smelling mask, mash pineapple chunks and add in a tablespoon of honey. Apply this prepared mask all over the face and neck for a maximum of 5 minutes and then wash off with cool water.

Pineapple And Honey Mask

9. Potato And Lemon Juice Mask

Ingredients:

Potato juice – 1 tablespoon
Lemon juice – 1 tablespoon

Methods:

Potatoes are not just great for preparing lip-smacking snacks but it offers numerous benefits for the skin as well. It is loaded with minerals, vitamins, fibers and proteins and helps to get rid of sun tan as well as lighten the skin tone. Lemon juice works as a natural bleaching agents and lightens and brightens the complexion. The mixture of both these juices makes a wonder mask to get rid of sun tan as well as dark circles. To prepare this potent mask, mix a tablespoon each of lemon and potato juice and mix well. Apply all over the face and neck using a cotton ball and let it work for 15 minutes before washing off with cool water.

Potato And Lemon Juice Mask



Preeti Mehta