Most women dream of a complexion that resembles milk and honey or in other words a flawless bright glowing complexion. And with metro sexuality gaining popularity these days men are not far behind on the dream of attaining brighter complexions.
Most of the men and women who dream about lightening their skin flock towards ready made cosmetics or chemical treatments that promise such results and won’t even stop to think about the impact home remedies can have on your skin. Not only do they safe you from any side effects they also are cost effective. If you are looking for treatments to lighten your skin tone then you need to first opt for a home treatments and you will enjoy the results within a few days.
Home and herbal remedies to lighten your skin tone
Honey is known to have a positive effect on your skin tone. It is a good moisturizer while it also fights acne. Did you know that it can also be used to lighten your complexion? Yes, it can when you blend it with the right products. Mix half a spoon of almond powder with a spoon of honey and a few drops of lemon juice and apply this to your face. Leave the paste on your face for a few minutes and massage it regularly so that the honey does not drip. Wash the paste off with cold water and pat your face dry. Repeat this treatment for a month daily and you will notice your complexion getting lighter within a week.
Almonds are also effective in lightening your skin when it is used with milk. Simply add milk to almond powder to form a thick paste and apply this to your face. You can wash it off when the paste starts to get thick. If you use this treatment daily you will not only notice your complexion getting lighter you will also avoid any signs of aging.
Lemon juice is universally known to be a skin lightening agent. When mixed with rose water the impact of the juice increases and you will see results after the first treatment itself. Just mix equal parts of rose water and lemon juice and apply it to your face at night. Wash it in the morning with cold water. The lemon juice will not only lighten your skin tone it will also decrease the size of the pores on your face and fight acne and blemishes. You can use this treatment on your entire body.
If you have an hour to spare then this treatment is for you. It will give you the experience of a spa and you will feel on top of the world. Blend strawberries or papayas with a bowl of yogurt and apply the paste all over your body. Leave the mix on your body for 20 minutes and then hop into the shower and rinse the paste. Your skin will feel nourished, moisturized and lighter. Do this once a week or whenever you are in the mood to pamper yourself.