Fun, sun and tan are all that screams summer out loud! Short dresses and freely breathing skin is all that we love about summers. But it all comes with one consequence, that is the suntan, even though after trying every possible idea to protect your skin from it.
But here we are with a simple solution to your tanning problem, Anti-tan masks. Yes, it is important that you take effective precautions to prevent your skin from getting tanned, but you need aftercare too.
Avoid using chemical-based products available in the market, instead you must opt for something natural and healthy for your skin, that you can also find easily in your kitchen or home. These natural ingredients will not only help you get rid of that annoying tan, but will also leave you with a smooth and supple skin as well.
Here are 10 such anti-tan masks that will surely help you get that tan off from your body and let you enjoy your summer freely.
1. Buttermilk & Oatmeal
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Take a bowl and pour 3 tablespoons of buttermilk in it. Then add 2 tablespoons of oatmeal into the buttermilk, with 1 teaspoon of honey in it. Mix the ingredients well and then apply that mixture on your face and other affected area. Rub the mask gently in circular motions and then let it sit for the next 40 minutes. Rinse off using chilled water.
2. Milk & Orange Peel Powder
Take 2 tablespoons of milk and add orange peels powder to form a thick paste of them. Apply the paste on your face and leave it on until it hardens or dries up. Now use a warm and damp cloth or towel to wipe off the mask.
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3. Honey & Papaya
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Take a slice of papaya and dice it into pieces. Using a spoon’s end, mash the papaya into a smooth pulp and then add 1 teaspoon of honey to it. Mix well and apply a thin layer of the paste on your face or the affected area before going to bed. Rinse off with lukewarm water or by using a mild soap.
4. Pineapple Juice & Lemon Juice
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Blend a few pieces of fresh pineapple to make a juice of it. Then add a few drops of lemon juice in it and stir well. Apply the juice on your face and neck and leave it on until it starts to become and feel sticky. Then use a damp washcloth or a damp towel to wipe off gently and follow with washing your face with chilled water.
5. Multani Mitti & Tomato Juice
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Take a clean and deep container and pour ½ cup of tomato juice in it. Then add a few drops of rose water and two tablespoons of multani mitti in it. Blend in all the ingredients using a spoon and then apply that paste on your affected area. Let it sit for 15-20 minutes and then wash off with plain water.
6. Lemon Juice & Cucumber
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Get the pulp of 1 peeled cucumber and then add the juice of one lemon into that pulp. Now squeeze the pulp and extract the juice out of it. Apply this juice all over your face and neck or any other tanned skin area, and leave it on for 1 hour or so. Wash off with plain water.
7. Mashed Tomato
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Chop off 2 fresh tomatoes into fine pieces and then mash them to get them into a pulpy paste. Use this pulp to apply directly on your tanned skin and then leave it on for 15 minutes. Rinse off the mask using a soft sponge soaked in water. You will instantly see the visible difference.
8. Aloe Vera & Lemon
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Cut off a fresh leaf of Aloe Vera and squeeze out its gel in a bowl. Then add a spoonful of lemon juice into the bowl and mix well to make a smooth paste. Apply the mixture on your skin and then let it sit for half hour or more. Wash off with lukewarm water and pat dry gently.
9. Potato Pulp
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Grind a raw potato and then extract the juice out of it. Now take the potato juice and add a few drops of lemon juice to it. Mix well and apply this mixture on your face. Leave it on for 4- minutes at least and then rinse off with cold water. This will lighten and brighten your skin instantly.
10. Fresh Cream & Strawberries
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Take 4 fresh strawberries and grind them. Apply a layer of this paste on your face and then apply the next layer of fresh cream over it. Leave it on for 40-45 minutes or until it hardens. Wash off with plain water for a natural glow.
Go ahead and try them all, suitable according to your skin type. Let us know how much beneficial they have been for your skin and share your comments in the section below!