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Skin Whitening - Home remedies

Peaches n Cream complexion has always been the dream of millions of women. To achieve that perfectly flawless complexion, women have tried and since have been trying out different products. But, as always, either due to heredity or the natural causes of exposure to sunlight, pollution, we all are prone to the most common skin problems of ageing of the skin, darkening of the skin, pigmentation, etc. Skin whitening has always been on the 'most wanted' list on a woman's agenda. We will now look into some simple home remedies for skin whitening.

Take one teaspoon of milk powder, one teaspoon of lemon juice, one teaspoon of honey, and half a teaspoon of almond oil. Mix all the ingredients into a paste and apply on the face. Wash with cold water after it dries completely. This removes the tan and gives a glow to the skin.

Mix lime juice to turmeric powder to make a paste and apply on the face. This acts as natural bleach. Turmeric is very good for the skin especially when you get sunburn.

Make a paste of four almonds (soaked overnight) and milk/honey. Apply on the face and leave it overnight. Wash off with cold water in the morning. Follow this routine for at least 15 days, to get the best result.

Grate tomato and mix it with two to three drops of lime juice. Apply this to the face for a span of 20 minutes and wash it off. Do this for a minimum of two to three weeks to get good results.

Gram flour is a natural whitening agent. Add a pinch of turmeric powder to two tablespoons of gram flour. Mix it with a few drops of lemon juice and a few drops of fresh milk cream to form a paste. Apply to the face and scrub it off when it dries. This too can be followed daily for the best results.

Potato is a natural bleaching agent. Extract potato juice and apply it to get an even skin tone. This also helps in reducing skin pigmentation and blemishes. If possible, use this daily to retain the fairness and glow.

Bear in mind that to attain a beautiful complexion, a balanced diet of fresh green vegetables and fruits and lots of water is to be complemented along with the above home remedies. Remember that skin does not change overnight, results take time to happen.