Every human being, who has a fair skin, desires to have a whiter skin. And to get that he or she can sacrifices everything to achieve it. There are certain ways to make the skin whiter. There are lot of creams, treatments and lotions that make the skin whiter. These are available not only for people who have a dark complexion but also for people whose complexion gets dark by sun tan and pollution.
A person looks darker because of a substance, melanin that is formed in the person, who has a darker complexion. The person who has a whiter or fair skin has a minimum amount of melanin. Fair complexioned people have the most possibility of getting a darker complexion due to ultraviolet rays of the sun because the melanin sucks the UV rays and stop them to pierce the skin to make it darker. Skin whitening creams has ingredients of bleach, aloe Vera, extracts of lemon and all those which help to make it white.
There are certain home remedies available that can help in making the whiter complexion. These also include homemade packs. Few of them are given below:
1. Keep the peel of the orange under the sun. Once they are dried grind them to get it in a powder form, add uncooked milk to it and prepare a paste to apply on the skin regularly. Wash off with lukewarm water after it gets dry.
2. Add lemon juice, tomato juice and cucumber juice to a sandalwood powder. Prepare a paste and apply it on the skin, remain till it gets dry and you would observe a bright, light and toned skin after sometime. It is a good home remedy for skin lightening.
3. Gram flour helps in whitening the skin. Add a pinch of turmeric powder, few drops of lemon, and few drops of milk cream to two spoonfuls of gram flour. Make a paste and apply it. Let it get dry and then scrub it. Apply this paste regularly to achieve results.
4. Soak the almonds in the water for the whole night. Remove the outer cover of almonds the next morning. Prepare a paste adding honey to it and apply on the face, after it gets dry, scrub it. This home remedy helps in making the skin whiter and glowing.
5. Potatoes have the properties of bleach. Its juice helps in making the skin white and even toned. This paste must be applied daily to get a whiter skin. It also aids in reducing pigmentation. This home remedy reduces blemish and other unwanted marks.
6. Add oatmeal and tomato juice in the curd. Make a paste and apply it to the body. Maintain it for around half an hour, and then rinse it off with cold water. It is helpful in eliminating tan and makes the skin lighter.
7. Prepare a paste of fresh ground mint leaves and apply it on the face and keep the paste for thirty minutes. Wash it off with cold water after it gets dried. Carry on with this home remedy for skin whitening a couple of weeks to get a glowing complexion.