13 Instant Ways to Remove Summer Tan Naturally







“It is easy to forget how effervescent and free we all felt that summer.” – Anna Godbersen. Summers are back. We love summer but hate the tan lines. A sun-kissed tan can make you look quite sexy but tan can damage your skin as well. Tanning is darkening of the skin due to continuous exposure to the skin. Suntan is one of the worst summer hassles. In summer, we love to do outdoor activities but we are worried about our skin. Tan lines come with a lot of problems like itching or burning sensation.in fact, sunburns can ruin your summer. It can be quite hard to get that old complexion back. So, here are some tips and tricks to help you to get rid of that nasty tan. Let’s have a look at them.

1. Lemon Juice
Lemon is a critic fruit. It has bleaching properties which help in reducing sunburns, whitens and brightens our skin. After having a busy day, we all get tired to try anything. If you come into this category, then this trick is best for you. Cut a lemon and rub a slice on your tanned skin. Allow it to sit for a few minutes. Wash it off. It will relax your muscles.

2.  Workout
I know it is quite shocking. But relax! You might wonder how it can help us to get rid of that nasty tan. But the truth is that exercise stimulates blood circulation that helps in building new skin cells which in turn promote healthy skin and a glowing complexion. Do a few exercises. It can help you to get your old complexion back sooner.

3. Watermelon
Watermelon contains vitamin A, lycopene and beta-carotene which helps in removing sunburn from your skin. It refreshes your skin. Cut a watermelon and rub a slice on your tanned skin. Allow it to sit for a few minutes. Wash it off. It will help you to refresh your skin. It will remove your suntan.

4. Cucumber Extract
Summer’s versatile veggie cucumber can blend anywhere. It is not only healthy for the body but also for the skin. It is an excellent source of silica- the beauty mineral. Again, cut a cucumber, put it in a refrigerator for few hours. Rub a slice on your face. You will see the difference instantly. It will not only help you to get rid of sun tan but also prevents breakouts.

5. Orange Juice
As we all know, orange juice is quite refreshing not only for the body but for our skin too. Orange is a critic fruit. It contains a high amount of fibre, water, and vitamin C which helps in reducing tan, pigmentation. Cut an orange, rub a slice of it on your skin and leave it for 30 minutes. You will find a refreshing and a glowing skin. Your tan lines will get reduced effectively.

6. Tomato Juice and Yogurt
Tomato is rich in antioxidants that help in brightening skin. Yogurt, on the other hand, contains lactic acid which softens the skin. Take a raw tomato and remove the skin of it. Add 1-2 teaspoon of fresh yogurt. Blende it. Apply it on your effective area for 20 minutes. You will see the difference immediately. Your tan lines will get reduced. It will relax your muscles. It will refresh not only your skin but will also like the fragrance of ingredient while applying it to your face.

7. Bengal Gram Flour and Turmeric
Gram flour is a versatile ingredient. It helps in fighting pimples, removes tan, whitens and brightens your skin while turmeric is an excellent skin brightening agent. Add on a teaspoon of turmeric to a cup of Bengal gram flour, add some water in the mixture. Make a thin paste. Apply this paste on your effective body part. Gently scrub it, when it starts drying take some lukewarm water then again scrub it for 10 minutes. Now, let it dry and after that wash it off. It will help you to rid of that nasty tan. Use it twice a week.

8. Papaya
Papaya is a rich source of vitamins. The papain enzyme is present in maximum concentration just under the peel of unripe papaya. So, use peel rather than pulp. It has enzymes which help in skin bleaching and exfoliating properties. Take 4-5 cups of papaya peel. Mash it properly until a smooth paste is formed. Apply this paste all over your effective area. Let it dry for 20 minutes. Wash it. You will find yourself with a naturally glowing skin.

9. Pineapple Pulp and Honey
Honey is an antibacterial ingredient. It is extremely moisturizing and soothing. Pineapple, on the other hand, contains an enzyme called Bromelain which fights free radicals in the skin and reduce inflammation. It also antioxidants which helps in reducing sun tan. Drop 4-5 cubes of freshly chopped ripe pineapple in a blender and add one teaspoon of honey in it. Blend it until you will find yourself with a smooth paste. Apply it on your tanned area. Wash it off after 20 minutes. Use this remedy twice a week.

10. Sandalwood (Chandan)
Sandalwood is best for fighting acne, blemishes. It has antibacterial properties which help in preventing and curing pimples. It is a miracle ingredient. Take two teaspoons of a pure sandalwood powder and make a thin paste by adding some water. Apply it on your effective area for 20 minutes. Wash it off. You will have a healthy and glowing skin. Use it once a week and you are ready to beat the heat this summer.

11. Rosewater
Rose water maintains skin’s pH and removes excess oil. It has anti-inflammatory properties that help in reducing redness. It helps in reducing tan. Use this remedy at night. Soak a cotton ball in fresh and cool rose water and dab it all over your face. Leave it for a whole night. Wash your face with some lukewarm water. It will nourish your skin and reduces the tan lines.

12. Potato Juice
Potato juice has bleaching properties. It is often used to lighten dark circles around the eyes. Peel off a potato and take out its juice, apply it directly on your tanned body part. Cut a potato in thin slices. Put it on your eyes. Leave it for 10-12 minutes. After drying, wash it off with some lukewarm water. You will find yourself with a healthy and glowing skin.

13. Strawberry
Apart from strawberry’s sweet taste, it is also pretty good for your skin. It is rich in vitamin C. it helps in fighting oily skin. It nourishes and revitalizes your skin. Take a few ripe strawberries, mash it properly and directly apply it on your effective area. Let it dry and wash it off after 10-15 minutes. It will reduce your tan lines. Use it once a week.