Top 8 Homemade Face Packs To Say Goodbye To A Bad Body Tan


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Top 8 Homemade Face Packs To Say Goodbye To A Bad Body Tan

Summers always bring with them so much joy, freshness and a lot of colours. Not to miss, they also bring along the reason for short dresses, sleeveless tops, flip flops and shorts to come out of every girl’s closet. But as much as girls like to wear their favourite summer clothes, they are also scared of the tanning that the harmful sun rays cause because of which, they either stay indoors or fill their closets with full-sleeve tops.

But what if we tell you that there is a natural and highly effective way you could wear your dresses and get rid of all that tan without any expensive parlour treatments? Interested? So, read on to be summer-happy this season with all that grandma and her remedies have to offer for body tan.

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#1. Besan and masoor dal pack

Have a look at the ingredients required to make this super-effective pack:

  • Besan (gram flour): 2 tbsp
  • Masoor dal powder: 1 tbsp
  • Lemon juice: Half a lemon

Mix all the ingredients together to make a paste. If the consistency is still thick, add a little water to the paste. Apply it on your face, hands and legs, and leave it to dry. Once dry, scrub it off and then wash with normal water. Repeat twice a week to get the best results.

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#2. Oatmeal and lemon pack

Here are the ingredients you will need for this tan removal pack:

  • Oatmeal powder: 2 tbsp
  • Lemon juice: To make paste
  • Turmeric: A pinch

Mix all the ingredients together and make a paste. Apply on the affected area and let it dry. Wash it with lukewarm water after 15-20 minutes. The oatmeal powder helps to scrub away dead cells, while turmeric and lemon juice have anti-pigmentation and brightening properties.

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#3. Tomato, curd and oatmeal pack

Check the ingredients you would need to make the tomato, curd and oatmeal pack:

  • Tomato puree: 3-4 tomatoes
  • Curd: 1 tbsp
  • Oatmeal powder: 2 tsp

Peel off the tomato skin and make a puree. Add the other two ingredients and make a pack to apply on your face, neck, hands and feet. Gently scrub it off after drying and wash with normal water. You can repeat this process every alternate day if your tan is bad.

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#4. Potato and lemon juice

Let’s begin with the ingredients required:

  • Peeled and sliced potatoes: 4-5
  • Lemon juice: 1 tsp

Not only is it great to eat but potato is also helpful in hair growth and tan removal. All you need is to grind the potatoes and extract the juice. Add the lemon juice to it and gently rub your face with this liquid for 10-15 minutes. It is safe and natural and can be applied on the face every alternate day.

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#5. Cucumber and lemon pack

Make a note of the ingredients needed to make this refreshing tan removal pack:

  • Peeled cucumber: 2 medium ones
  • Lemon juice: 1tsp
  • Rose water: A few drops

Grind the cucumber and strain it. Add lemon juice and rose water to it and make a paste. Apply this paste on the affected areas and leave for 25 minutes. Rinse it off with normal tap water and repeat the process twice a week.

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#6. Honey and egg pack

Here’s the list of ingredients you need to make this pack:

  • Egg White: of one egg
  • Honey: 1 tsp

Mix the two ingredients together and apply it to the affected area. If the paste is too liquid, add a little oatmeal powder to it. Keep it on for 30 minutes and wash it off using a mild face wash to get rid of the egg smell.

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#7. Aloe vera and lemon pack

Make a note of the ingredients you would need to make this tan removal pack:

  • Aloe vera gel: 2 tbsp
  • Lemon juice: 1 tsp
  • Curd: 1 tsp

Be it pimples, marks, ageing, tanning, pigmentation or anything else, aloe vera is the best plant known to mankind for any skin ailment. Just mix all of the above together and apply on the affected area. Let it dry and wash it off with normal water. Use fresh aloe gel scraped out of the leaf for the best results.

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#8. Besan (gram flour) and sandalwood pack

First, check out the ingredients needed:

  • Besan: 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder: a pinch
  • Sandalwood powder: 1tsp
  • Milk or milk cream: to make paste

Mix all the ingredients together to make a paste. If you have oily skin, use milk, and for dry skin, use milk cream. Apply it to your entire body, as this mixture is an excellent body scrub too. Leave it on for 15-20 minutes. When it thickens, sprinkle some water over it and scrub it gently. Wash it off using just water and no soap.

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All the proportions of ingredients given above are for the application on the face and neck area. Use the ratios according to the body area you need to cover and make the packs for tan-free and super-glowing summer skin!