As the summer winds arrive; we all tend to head out to open spaces to get a tan and get rid of the winter chill. However, at the end of the season we notice tan lines and streaks all over our bodies and this becomes a cause of concern; especially when we are trying to show off flawless skin.
A home made exfoliator works best to get rid of the tan lines on your body. Simply add a cup of baking soda to warm water and use the mixture to massage the area that has the tan lines and has been affected by the sun. Massage the area in circular motion in order to get rid of the tan quicker. Rinse your body with the rest of the water and then dry yourself with a soft towel. Make sure that you do not rub the towel on your skin as this will lead to skin peeling.
Products that contain Vitamin E or Aloe Vera are extremely effective in getting rid of a tan. It helps to add moisture to the area thereby helping to rejuvenate the skin and promote the growth of skin cells. In this way we are able to nourish the skin in order to get rid of the tan. Hydrogen peroxide can also be used to bleach the skin back to its original color. Lotions with alpha hydroxy acids helps to get rid of dead skin cells and tan lines as well.
If you want a temporary solution for the tan lines then the best thing you can do for your skin is to apply a bronzer or a darker shade of foundation all over your body. Choose the shade that is next to your original skin color. Use liquid makeup so that you avoid patches all over your body. This also helps to even out the skin tone. If the tan is on your face, neck or arms then you must use make up remover on the affected parts. This helps to even out the skin tone.
Remember, regular exfoliation of your skin will help to remove the dead skin cells, those that are causing the tan and skin discoloration. For best results you must massage baby oil on the affected areas and then let it soak in your skin for an hour. Then soak yourself in a hot tub and use a moist towel to exfoliate your skin. This helps to get rid of the tan without causing damage to your skin. You can also choose to use a body scrub when you are in the tub. This helps to get rid of the tan lines. Avoid using a body scrub daily as it will damage the layers of your skin.