5 Simple Anti-Tanning Face Packs

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One can never escape from sunburns in summers, since you just can’t avoid going out! With summer already probing in, its a must to have a face pack ready in your refrigerator that will come handy to help regain your skin color. Face packs are a natural way to remove sun tan and other skin related issues.

Here are 5 effective and quick anti-tanning face packs –

1. Bitter Gourd Paste

bitter_gourd anti tan

It only tastes bad but it is rich in vitamin C, iron and magnesium which help in treating your skin issues. Its antioxidant property helps in wrinkles, heat rashes and fine lines.

How to Apply?

Apply a paste of bitter gourd on your face on the infected areas and leave for 5 -10 minutes. Regurgitate the juice and apply twice daily.


2. Cornmeal and lemon juice pack

Cornmeal anti tan

Cornmeal is a very gentle scrubber that exfoliates dry skin cells and removes upper tanned layers from your skin making it brighter. Lemon rich in citric acid and vitamin C helps in acne and blackheads treatments and gives a glow to your skin.

How to Apply?

Take two tablespoons of cornmeal and mix with 1 tablespoon of lemon juice and yogurt. Apply to your face and massage gently. Leave it for few minutes and wash.


3. Cabbage and turmeric mask

Cabbage anti tan

Cabbage juice is rich in antioxidants and phytochemicals that fight suntan and pimples. This can also be used to remove dark circles under eyes. Mixed with turmeric will give an extra glow to your skin.

How to Apply?

Using a cotton ball apply the juice all over the affected spots and see the difference. 


4. Red lentils paste

Red_Lentil anti tan

This is an amazing ingredient which works wonders on any kind of extreme tan and removes it. Mix two spoons of red lentils with aloe vera and turmeric.

How to Apply?

Apply the paste to the tanned skin areas and leave for 15 minutes before you wash. Repeat this twice a week to see the magic. This exfoliates your skin, removes tan and brightens your skin.


5. Strawberry and milk cream pack

strawberry - anti tan

Strawberries are rich in antioxidants, possess anti-inflammatory properties and hence help in treating sunburns. It also helps in getting rid of acne and dead skin cells.

How to Apply?

Grind the fruit to a puree and mix with yogurt for oily skin and fresh cream for dry skin. Apply it on your face and keep for 10 minutes. Wash with warm water.

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