We wait for winters to end and welcome those sunny days whole-heartedly. However, soon we our love for summer dies down. Summers can be harsh – it causes dehydration, skin problems and health problems. The worst thing to tackle is harsh tan that we get during the summer. Tanning is the process of skin darkness due to the exposure of UV rays. Tans just look ugly because our skin tone looks uneven. Weekly parlour visits to get rid of the tan can become an expensive affair. But what if you can get rid of tan in less than 30 minutes? These 5 masks, used regularly, can give you glowing skin and can help you get rid of tan.
Usage: We recommend apply face mask 2-3 times in a week. However, you may also apply it on weekly basis. Results vary skin type.
#5 Turmeric and besan (gram flour) face pack
Besan and turmeric always come under dadi maa ka nuskha, besan and turmeric has such properties that improve skin texture and colour.
Mix one teaspoon each of besan and turmeric and mix it with rose water or yogurt. Apply the pack and keep it for 15 minutes. Wash it off with cool water.
#4 Tomato face pack
Tomato is great for summers and especially for tan removal. Take a tomato pulp, rub it on the skin and leave it for 10 minutes and wash it off. If you have sensitive skin then this mask is perfect for you.
#3 Sandalwood face pack
Sandalwood can help cure sunburn and tanning from skin. It also helps heal pimples and it tightens skin. Mix 1 tablespoon of sandalwood powder with yogurt or rose water. Keep it for 15 minutes and wash it off with water.
#2 Potato and lemon juice face pack
Potato is said to be great for removing sun tan. Extract juice of potato and mix it with lemon juice. Both potato and lemon contain Vitamin C in them which helps nourish skin and lighten all the dark areas. Apply the mixture and leave it for 30 minutes and wash it off with cool water.
#1 Saffron and Curd face mask
Saffron is said to remove tan effectively. Curd is rich in zinc that removes tan and naturally bleaches the skin too. Soak 10-12 strands of saffron in 2 tablespoon of curd. Next morning, mix them up and mix little amount of besan (gram flour) too. Apply it on the affected area and leave for 15-20 minutes. Remove by massaging in light circular motion, and see the magic!
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