A beautiful, radiantly fair skin is what every woman yearns for. Yet your skin is often marred by dark, patchy pigmentation and those ugly spots. This can be caused by a number of factors predominant among which are sun exposure, pollution, skin disorders and the process of aging. Natural skin whitening allows you to get lighten your skin tone and get younger looking glowing skin without having to use expensive commercial whitening products.
Not only are these homemade skin whiteners inexpensive but they also have long lasting effects. Moreover they are free of the side effects that are associated with the commercial variants. Here are some great skin whitening home remedies that will help restore the glow to your skin.
Lemon is an excellent bleaching agent and has been used for ages for skin lightening. Squeeze out the juice of one lemon and apply it over the face to lighten skin tone. You can also mix it with grated tomato or honey. Apply on the face and leave on for fifteen to twenty minutes. Rinse off with cold water for stunning, considerably lightened skin. Cucumber juice mixed with lemon juice is also an effective skin lightening agent.
Almonds are also a powerful natural skin whitening tool. Soak the almonds overnight in water and then take them out and grind them. Mix the powder in milk or yogurt and apply on the face. Leave on for twenty minutes, let it dry and then scrub off gently. You can also mix it with honey or milk for the best results.
A great homemade skin whitener is orange which has bleaching properties that help in skin lightening and toning. Grind dry orange peels and mix it with milk. Apply on the affected areas and then wash off with lukewarm water. Orange juice mixed with yogurt can also remove those ugly dark spots and give you beautiful radiant skin. Pigmentation and blemishes can also be reduced by use of potato juice with lightening agents.
To remove the tan on your face and the dark spots caused by the harsh rays of the sun, use a mixture of oatmeal and tomato juice. Keep it on for twenty minutes and then wash off with cold water to considerably lighten your skin tone. Remember that these natural skin whiteners do not provide instant effect. Use this regularly for three to four weeks to get visibly lighter skin.