Who does not want a fairer looking skin? And those, who are not by birth blessed with a fair complexion, will strive to get that fair complexion. The never decreasing demand for all those fairness products is the example of our desire to attain fair complexion. In order to add on to what you are doing to maintain and gain a fairer looking skin, here are some tips that can help you;
The sun makes your skin darker. Even when your suntan fades, your skin becomes darker and ruddier over time, not to mention burned, damaged, blotchy, and susceptible to skin cancer.
Choose a wide-brimmed one in the summer months to keep the sun off your face and a baseball cap with a long brim in the fall and winter months. Even indirect sun exposure is detrimental to fair skin.
Each day before leaving home and exposing to Sun, use Sun Screen lotion. Make sure it has a UV factor of 30+.
Use a light makeup base one shade lighter than your natural color, then dust on translucent powder to keep skin fair and radiant. Don’t slather on the makeup or your skin won’t look natural or fair. In the summer, choose a makeup base with sunscreen for extra protection to ensure fair skin.
Cleanse your skin regularly and gently with facial cleanser, and follow with a light moisturizer to keep skin hydrated.
Depending upon the time factor you can also try these homemade remedies to improve the complexion of your skin and simultaneously make your skin look healthier.
Apply a mixture of lemon juice and honey. Leave it for 20 minutes. Then wash it off. If you have dry skin: Apply a mixture of equal amounts of cucumber juice and honey on the face and full body for 15 minutes. Then wash it off.
Mix a teaspoon of oatmeal powder, a pinch of turmeric and a few drops of lemon to make a thick paste. Apply to face and leave it to dry. Wash off mask with water.
Mash ripe bananas and smear it on the face once a week. Wash it off after 3-4 minutes..
Apply slices of raw potato to the face. Let the juice sit for 10 minutes, then wash off with cool water.
Apply a mixture of 1 tbsp of honey and 1/2 tbsp of lemon juice on your face. Leave it to dry for 15-30 minutes. Then rub it off using a very small quantity of water.
Rub the inner part of the skin of a papaya on your face. Let it dry. Then, wash your face with cold water and wipe dry. This will give your skin a nice glow.