Sun exposure enhances the melanin synthesis of our skin that is the sole reason of tanned skin. Ultraviolet ray proves to be very dangerous for our sensitive skin and it causes skin irritations. Though there are various commercial products available in the market, but natural remedies have always been maintaining a high demand due to its natural vitamins and nutrient contents. When it comes to removing tan, two popular kitchen ingredients – lemon and sugar- play a natural tan remover and brighten your complexion as well.
5 Steps To Prepare A Homemade Lemon And Sugar Scrub For Removing Tan
To prepare this homemade tan removal scrubber, you need ingredients like ½ lemon, ½ cup granulated sugar, 1 tbsp olive oil and 1 tbsp organic honey. Each ingredient contributes to combat skin irritation issue and protects it from outer dirt and pollution naturally. Lemon is a rich source of vitamin C that brightens your skin and it repairs sun damages. Sugar being a natural exfoliator removes the dead cells of your skin. Olive cleanses and nourishes your skin and honey protects your skin from different skin problems.
Mix Lemon Juice And Olive Oil
Start preparing the scrubber by mixing lemon juice and olive oil in a bowl. You can also control its thickness by adjusting the amount of olive oil in the mixture. The above-mentioned amount is for the medium consistency.
Add Honey To The Mixture
Mix honey with lemon juice and olive oil. Remember that honey can also add thickness to your preparation. Try to maintain a medium consistency for your scrubber.
Add Sugar To Preparation
Sugar is the last ingredient to be added to the preparation. Mix all ingredients altogether and your homemade lemon and sugar scrub is ready to use.
Apply It To Your Skin
Apply this homemade tan removal face scrubber to your clean face. Gently massage your skin in a circular motion for 2 to 3 minutes. Leave your skin for 5 to 7 minutes. After this, wash off your face with cold water. Pat your skin to dry. If your skin becomes too dry, you can also apply moisture on your face to keep its oil balance.