A flawless skin remains only a dream, given our hectic lifestyle. To add to that, many other factors like pollution, harmful UV rays from the sun, stress, and improper diet can damage your skin further and give you an imbalanced skin tone. Bleaching is an effective way to reduce the appearance of blemishes and dark patches and brighten your skin. But, chemical bleaches have a damaging impact on your skin. The best alternative is to use natural remedies to brighten your skin without damaging it. Check them out!
Yogurt contains many natural ingredients that are good for the skin. It also contains lactic acid which contains bleaching properties. Simply rub yogurt on your skin, leave it on for a few minutes, then rinse it off with lukewarm water. To notice a change in your skin’s complexion apply this technique once a day for several weeks.
Oranges contain vitamin C, which is one of the most important ingredients for your skin. They also contain citric acid, a natural bleaching property. For an effective solution mix two tablespoons of orange juice with a pinch of ground turmeric powder. Apply to your skin and let it set in for 20-30 minutes, then wash it off. Do this daily for increased results.
Use Aloe Vera.
Aloe vera is a miracle plant. The fleshy sap is helpful in numerous ways to the skin. It reduces freckles, wrinkles, fine lines, skin pigmentation, dark spots, blackheads and helps with many more skin problems. The application of aloe vera will provide your skin with a smooth, soft, and brighter skin tone. Open up raw leaves of aloe with a knife to extract the beneficial gel inside. You could also purchase aloe vera gel, if you don’t want to manually extract the gel. Apply to your skin up to four times a day for about 15 days. After this time period, reduce the amount you apply to your skin.
Tomato and Oatmeal Mask
Tomato is a source of vitamin C. Vitamin C is a well-known skin exfoliator and skin lightening agent. When tomato and oatmeal mixed together is applied on the skin it forms a perfect face mask to brighten the skin after a summer holiday. This mask cleanses, exfoliates and brightens the skin easily.
Almond oil contains various skin lightening ingredients like unsaturated fatty acids, phytosterols, minerals and vitamins E, B6, B2, and PP. Heat the oil before applying by boiling water and place the oil in a steel bowl on top of the water. Don’t let the oil get too hot before applying. Massage the warmed oil onto your skin for about 10-15 minutes a day for best results.