Effective Homemade Face Packs for Removing Tan

a woman is applying face pack to get rid of tan

DIY Tan Removal Face Packs

As we have entered the summer season, everyone gets excited for the long happy vacation days excited for meeting friends, having daily workouts but still cautious for skin tanning and practising skin brightening as the skin gets tanned on hot summer days. We just fear tanning of the skin and hence everyone looks for home remedies looking for DIY face packs that are effective for tanned skin. The homemade face packs can be easily prepared with the ingredients required to make face packs needed for de-tanning of the skin is also easily available at homes that give your skin protection, moisture and smoothness to the skin.

Tanning makes the skin dull and dark which can be only restored by de tan mask or de-tan face packs. Many de-tan creams are also available in the markets that may be effective for de-tanning the skin. 

Face Packs for Removing Tan

The homemade masks are very pocket friendly as the ingredients will always b available in the kitchen of every individual. And the most important thing is these face masks retain the moisture of the skin level and thus brighten the skin from dull looking. So to know the preparation method and its application keep the reading below.

Some Homemade Face masks To Remove Tanning on the skin:

Aloe Vera, Honey, And Turmeric face pack

The aloesin content in aloe vera helps in lightening the skin and treating skin pigmentation. Turmeric and aloe vera both have anti-inflammatory effects that help in healing the wound faster and relives skin burn and skin disease like eczema. Honey retains the moisture content of the skin and reduces acne and pimple breakouts on the skin. Turmeric reduces the dark spots and hyperpigmentation on the skin and also prevents the ageing process by decreasing fine lines and wrinkles from the face, shoulder, neck and hands. These three ingredients provide antioxidant, skin brightening and anti-inflammatory properties.

Ingredients and preparation:

  1. Aloe vera gel (3-4tbsp)
  2. Honey (2-3tbsp)
  3. Turmeric powder (1-2tbsp)

Take all the ingredients and mix them in a bowl to form a paste. Moisten the face and apply the paste to a clean face. Leave it for 10 to 15 mins for drying. And then wash your face with water. Apply this once a week.

Coconut milk

Coconut milk helps in nourishing and hydrating the skin. They also help in retaining the moisture content of the skin. The vitamin C content in coconut milk helps in tan removal.

Ingredients and preparation:

  1. Coconut milk
  2. Cotton ball

Take some fresh coconut milk. Then take a cotton ball and dip the cotton ball in the milk and dab the cotton ball on the affected areas of the face and leave it for a few minutes. Later wash it with a cleanser.

Tomato face mask

Tomato acts as a skin brightening agent and acts as an antioxidant and contains a high amount of vitamin C. Tomato being an antioxidant help in protecting the skin from free radicals that harm the skin from sun rays and sunburn. It also helps the skin by reducing the pimple breakouts and nourishes the dry and dull skin and rejuvenates them.

Ingredients and preparations:

  1. Tomato pulp (from 4 to 5 tomatoes)

Take a warm and moist towel on your face for five minutes and then apply the tomato pulp on the face. Leave it for 15 to 25 minutes. Wash the face with water. Do it once a week.

Milk powder, lemon juice and honey face pack for face

Milk powder helps in nourishing the dry and dull skin and lightens the dark spots and hyperpigmentation on the skin. Lemon acts as an antioxidant that boosts melanin production on the skin. Honey helps in moisturizing the skin and makes the skin radiant and glowy.

Ingredients and preparations:

  1. Milk powder (2-3tbsp)
  2. Honey (1-2tbsp)
  3. Lemon juice (2-3tbsp)

Take all the ingredients and mix them well to form a smooth paste of good consistency. Apply it on a clean face and leave for half an hour. And then wash with water. Apply the paste once a week.

Lemon And Sugar face mask

Lemon acts as an antioxidant that helps the skin to lighten and fight with the free radical and provide the skin with a lighter tone. Sugar helps in exfoliation by clearing the dead skin cells and helps the skin to glow and smoothen.

Ingredients and preparations:

  1. Sugar (1-2tbsp)
  2. Lemon juice (1-2tbsp)

Take all the ingredients and form a thick paste and apply on the face and scrub it gently with the hands. Leave it for 10minutes to dry and then wash with water. Apply the paste once a week.

Some important points to prevent getting tanned

  • Always apply sunscreen with an SPF of more than 30 whenever you step outside to direct sunlight.
  • Always wear full covering clothes when you expose yourself to direct sunlight to prevent tanning of the skin and preventing the skin from getting damaged. So always reapply your sunscreen after every two hours.
  • Avoid swimming during hot summer days to avoid tanning and apply waterproof sunscreen 30 minutes before going to the pool.
  • Always do a de-tanning facial once a month.

Take Away

Homemade face masks are the best DIY mask which is easily prepared and easily available at home. This face pack retains the moisture level of the skin. The above face packs help to slow the process of ageing and provide the skin with a natural glow.