Everday commute, outdoor activities, on field job etc. are a part of our everyday life. Thus, during all these activities our skin becomes the worst victim. Moreover, harsh sunlight and UV rays damage the skin to a great extent, making it dark and dull. Thus, skin tanning is one of the most common problems in a tropical climate. Ultra Violet rays impact the skin, that eventually leads to the increase in production of Melanin. Melanin is a brown pigment which leads to the tanning of the skin. However, there is a simple solution to this. A DIY face mask that will help you to get rid of the tan. [Also read: How is papaya beneficial for skin and hair]
Ingredients for the mask
- Lemon juice
- Two tablespoons of icing sugar
- One tablespoon of aloe vera gel
- Baking soda half tea spoon
All you need to do is mix all the ingredients well. You will eventually get a thick paste. This is paste is the face mask. Apply the mask on your face for half an hour. Clean the mask by using cold water. It is important to apply an effective sunscreen afterwards.
Just after first application, you will be able to see the difference. Your skin will appear lighter and smoother. [Also read: How to give yourself manicure at home]
How does it work?
The lemon is a rich source of citric acid and vitamin C. It helps to lighten the skin, and remove the dirt and dead cells. The icing sugar helps with the renewal of the skin cells. It even helps the skin to appear brighter. Besides this, aloe vera gel has wonderful effects on the skin. It provides moisture to the skin and makes the skin healthy. The baking soda does wonder to restore the pH balance of the skin.
Thus, by applying this mask for few days, you will see the change. It will help to reduce the tanning as well as provide the skin with a natural glow. All these ingredients are natural, therefore they don’t leave any negative effect. [Also read: How To Lighten Dark Upper Lip Area]