15 tips for fair skin

: May 20, 2015
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Beauty is a word which itself brings smiles on faces of many people. There would not be any human on this planet who would wish not to be beautiful. As there are many sayings that beauty has more to do with inner self and it lies in eyes but not to forget that it’s often associated with fairness. Your search of fair skin ends here as you will find here some interesting home remedies to whiten your skin

What is fair skin?

Generally there are many reasons for fairness of the skin.it could be genetical or one can also become fairer by taking some simple home remedies. You need not visit a beauty parlor and spend out extra money to become fair, now it’s just matter of some care and that’s all.

Sun tan and pollution:

We often hear some people saying, don’t go out in sun, you will become dark. The reason behind this is the presence of the element melanin in our skin. As large amounts of melanin is released, the skin turns dark given melanin turns dark in color.

Some beauty tips for fair skin:

If you are seriously looking forward to maintain a healthy skin and to regain the lost fairness, then you don’t have to worry. You don’t even need to visit the beauty parlors and spend lots of money over beauty treatments. Below you shall find some simple beauty tips to maintain fair skin

1. Apply coconut water to get fair skin at home:

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This home remedy helps in lightening the scar of chicken pox also.

2. Honey and Cinnamon:

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Take a half spoon of honey with a pinch of cinnamon and apply it on your skin gently .It can help you get fair skin.

3. Cucumber:

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Cucumber is also a vegetable that’s cooked in all houses. Being a low cost vegetable, cucumber is best advised to apply to skin to get fairness. Cucumber contains the elements that help reduce the melanin and fades the tan and that is why it is highly recommended to go with cucumber although it might consume some time. One can even crush the cucumber into paste and apply it on face or even make juice of cucumber. Apply cucumber juice with lemon juice to fade the darkness of your skin. This remedy is very useful for making your oily skin fair.

4. Yogurt:

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Dinner is said to be incomplete without curd especially when it comes to southern part of India. Such a food can bring fairness if applied on skin. Sounds weird? But it’s a true fact. Apply plain curd on your skin to get fair and soft skin. Curd is an excellent source of zinc and lactic acid is also present in it, both help in fading dark skin tone. Curd is a good home cure for getting fair skin.

5. Lemon and tomato:

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Take 4-5 drops of lemon juice and add a smashed tomato to it, and apply this mixture on your skin to get fair skin.

6. Lemon juice, Milk powder, almond oil :

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Mix 1 spoon of milk powder, 1 spoon of lemon juice and 1 spoon of almond oil. Apply this on your skin; leave it undisturbed on for 15 minutes. This home remedy shows best results in getting fair skin at home.

7. Almonds:

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Soak up almonds in the raw milk at night, and grind it to apply on your skin. It is an excellent remedy in giving you fairer skin tone.

8. Multani mitti:

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Apply fuller's earth (multanimitti) with sandal wood paste to get fair and glowing skin at home.

9. Sandalwood and almond oil:

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Apply sandalwood paste mixed with almond oil to get fair skin. This home remedy is a good facial for getting fair skin.

10. Turmeric powder:

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If you are residing in India, you must be aware of the effects of turmeric. The fact is, in Hindu families women use turmeric to paint their feet and this is said to be holy. Studies have proven that women who use turmeric frequently got fair complexion. As turmeric is not costly, it’s the best thing you can try out. Apply turmeric on your face, hands and feet regularly in the morning and before going to bed.

11. Potato:

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Potato cannot be as effective as other tips in bringing complexion but it can be a great remedy to remove black scars on your face. Suppose you got a burn on your face, which has left a black mark, then potato should be the first preference to remove that mark .Squeeze a juice of potato, and apply this on your skin. It bleaches your face. Your skin will get fair gradually after using this home remedy.

12. Almond or olive oil with saffron:

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Massage your skin with almond oil or olive oil to get fair skin, you may add a pinch of saffron to get best results. You can use this remedy for small babies at home.

13. Papaya, honey, milk and milk powder:
Papaya, milk, milk powder and honey

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Mix papaya, honey, milk and milk powder then apply this mixture on your skin to get fairer face quickly. This remedy is best for oily skin.

14. Tomatoes:

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Are you aware of La Tomatina festival? If you don’t know, then let me inform you that’s it is a unique festival that takes place at a village, which is located about 30 kilometers from Mediterranean. In this festival, people throw tomatoes at each other. But people who received tomatoes on their faces, instead of feeling hurt, they felt refreshed. Apparently it was reported that these people used tomatoes regularly for feeling refreshed. After some days, people who used tomatoes regularly for refreshment noticed that their complexion became fairer. Since then tomatoes have been used and recommended as one of the most efficient beauty tips.
Use tomato mashed tomato pulp on your skin to give a pinkish glow to your skin. Tomato is very good component for giving you fair skin tone. This remedy of tomato also absorbs extra oil of your face to treat open pores of your face.

15. Lemon Juice:

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Lemon juice can work wonders on your skin. You can apply it any time but try do it as often as possible in a day for instant results. Lemon might leave you itching sensation for some time but that is natural. So, do not treat it as a side effect. One lemon is sufficient for one time. Repeat this for at least three to six weeks before you check your skin tone in mirror only for changes in complexion of your skin.

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