7 Simple Home Remedies To Remove Tan from Hands
Be it winters or summers, tanning has always been a big problem for our soft and sensitive skin. In winters you have the option to hide it by wearing full sleeves clothes, but in summers there is no other option but to cure it.
Tanning is usually caused when the skin is overexposed to sunlight (owing to the harmful UVA and UVB rays) and also when you forget to apply sunscreen.
This darkened skin can be quite embarrassing, especially when the dual skin shades are easily visible. But don’t worry, removing tan from hands is simpler than you thought.
[ Read: Beauty Tips for Hands ]
How to remove tan from hands
Here are a few home remedies to remove tan from hands.
Take chilled yogurt in a bowl and add a pinch of turmeric or haldi to it. Mix it properly. Apply this paste daily for 20 minutes before bathing on your hands, face and neck.
Take a cucumber and cut it into two halves. Now grate the half cucumber and keep it in a bowl. Now add 2tbsp milk or milk powder and few drops of lemon juice to it. Mix well. Apply till it gets dried up. Wash with normal water. Applying this weekly will give you best results.
Cut tomato into two halves. Rub the inner side of tomato on the skin, so that the seeds and juice come in contact with the skin, helping you get rid of tanned skin.
Almonds are also very good at removing tan from hands. Take 5-10 fresh and green almonds and grind them. Mix this paste with 5 drops of sandalwood oil. Apply this paste on the affected area. If fresh almonds aren’t available, then take almonds and soak them overnight. Now grind them next morning and follow the same procedure as you did for the fresh almonds.
Take the pulp of mashed papaya. Try rubbing it on the tanned area. This massage also helps in curing the tanned skin.
Turmeric is a natural skin care product that is capable of curing almost all common skin problems. Take turmeric and mix it with lemon juice. Stir well. Now add 1 tbsp of raw milk to it. Apply this on your hands and let it stay there till it gets dried up. Thereafter, wash it with cold water to see the visible results.
This remedy is the easiest and can be applied anywhere and everywhere. Just take lemon juice, apply it directly on your hands. Let it stay for 15 minutes. Now wash it off with cold water.
Just follow any of these simple home remedies to remove tan. But it is also very important to take care of your skin so that it is safe from sun’s rays.
Important and basic suggestions to prevent Sun tan:
1. Cover your hands properly before stepping out in the sun to avoid direct impact
2. If you can’t cover them, then apply a good sunscreen to keep the skin protected.
3. Drink lots of water. This also helps you to keep your skin hydrated from the inside out, thus reducing the risk of skin drying.
Do let us know which one of these home remedies for removing tan worked the best for you!