The dream of most women is to have perfect, flawless and glowing lighter skin that they can not only be proud of but one that will be the envy of everyone. This usually necessitates women trying almost all the beauty and skincare products available. A lot of women however do more harm than good in the process of trying to get a flawless tone as the harsh chemicals and bleach may provide an instant glow, but they cause far-reaching negative effects on the long run.
Natural remedies remain some of the most nourishing natural remedies and solutions which can aid in improving skin health and make you get that lighter skin you desire. Here are a number of natural products to use.
Tomato and Cucumber
The antioxidant lycopene present in tomatoes acts as a natural sunscreen and soothes the skin against sunburn. Tomatoes also helps the body in adding a natural glow to any dull, lifeless skin. It also helps in reducing the size of open pores and control the excessive oiliness.
Cucumber juice and pulp acts as an effective natural remedy for improving the complexion by removing pigmentation, blemishes and scars. It also helps to lighten dark circles around eyes.
Mash a small tomato to form a smooth paste and grate ½ cucumber. Proceed to mix well. Wash your face and dry it with a clean towel, then apply the mixture as a paste on your face. Allow it to stay for 20 minutes, then wash it off with water.
Walnut and Milk Cream
Walnuts are loaded with antioxidants, vitamins E and B, which helps the body in improving overall skin health by neutralizing damage caused by free radicals and oxidative stress. They also help in slowing down the process of aging, thus keeping our faces young. Walnuts also help to revitalise damaged cells and improve regeneration of new cells, which in turn improves skin complexion.
Milk cream is one of the oldest known home remedy for improving skin health. The milk cream provides one of the best natural moisturizer for excessive dry and flaky skin. It also acts as a soothing toner and helps in improving lighter skin tone, thereby, adding an instant healthy glow. The Milk cream is one of the best home remedies for dark circles and bags under eyes.
Grind 1 medium sized walnut without the shell and add a Tablespoon of milk cream. Wash of your face and dry with a clean towel. Apply to your face and allow to stay for 20 minutes. Wash and clean off after.Using this mixture will improve your lighter skin fast that most chemicals.
Honey And Milk
Honey is an amazing natural antibacterial agent that can act as a cure for acne and pimples. Honey has the capacity of retaining moisture in the skin cells, and this helps the body to moisturise excessive dry skin and add a natural glow to it.
Raw milk is an excellent cleanser that can help to improve complexion. A mixture of 1 Tablespoon honey and 1 Tablespoon Raw Milk should be mixed in a glass bowl and gently applied on your clean face. Massage for two minutes in soft, circular motion. Leave the paste on your face for 15 to 20 minutes and wash off thoroughly with water.
Yogurt and Oats
The combination of Yogurt and oats pack is one of the best skin whitening face packs that acts as an effective natural remedy for removing suntan, Age Spots and Pigmentation. Oatmeal is beneficial in face whitening, exfoliating the skin, and in removing dead cells and impurities.
Yogurts and Oat is essential if you’re interested in preventing the breakout of acne and pimples, and its mild bleaching properties helps in correcting skin discoloration and age spots. Whisk 2 tablespoons of yogurt in a glass bowl and add 1 Tablespoon of oats to it, then proceed and mix it very well.
Apply it on your face, neck and arms. Then massage it using soft motion on face, neck and arms for 5 minutes, leave it on for 20 minutes. Wash it off your face thoroughly with water.
Banana and Almond Oil
This is one of the easiest and most cost effective homemade face packs for lightening skin tone, and it can be made from ripe bananas and almond oil. Banana is a very rich source of vitamins C and B6, and helps the body in improving the production of collagen in the skin. Vitamins C and B6 are effective in maintaining skin elasticity and can also help to improve complexion.
Almond oil is one of the most effective natural oils and are rich sources of vitamins E, A and D, which are vital in improving the overall health of your skin. The mixture of banana and almond oil has amazing anti-inflammatory properties, which help in soothing skin infections and allergies.
Mash One Ripe Banana till it forms a smooth paste and add one teaspoon of sweet almond oil. Mix very well before applying on your face. Use clean water to wash your face, then dry it with a clean towel. After applying it on your face, let it stay for 20 minutes, before washing it off your face with water. I actually tried this out and saw a lighter skin after some days.
Potato Pulp and Lemon
Potato makes and pulp can also be used to whiten the skin. The combination of both has been used for removing blemishes, Improving skin health and in making nourishing homemade facial for oily skin.
Potato juice and lemons are rich sources of vitamin C, which helps to give the skin a natural glow from inside. It is also a natural remedy for removing hyperpigmentation and dark spots on the skin.
Potato Juice and Lemon is a natural bleaching agent that is well known in the medical world. To have lighter skin, peel 1 potato and grate it, then turn it into smooth pulp, squeeze out the juice of one lemon and add it to the pulp, mix well and apply on a clean face. Allow it to stay for 20 minutes, after 20 minutes, go and wash it off with water.