Tuesday, 24 January 2012


There are many people those who want to get a lighter and improve skin tone because they feel that lighter skin complexion looks more attractive. If you want to get fair complexion then try to make a skin care routine. Before using any skin lightening product, make sure what you want and know about its related side effects. Here are some tips on how to improve our skin tone.

1. Before using skin whitening products, carefully read its label for warnings and directions. Also, keep in mind that skin lightening process may take anywhere from a few weeks to a few months before you notice any results.

2. Use a good quality sunscreen on a regular basis. Sun is responsible for skin darkling, premature aging and many other skin related problems. Before, going out door, do not forget to wear water proof sunscreen with at least a 15 SPF.

3. In order to inhibit the production of melanin, include vitamin C rich food sources in to your diet menu to get 500 mg of vitamin C daily.

4. You can also go for a chemical peel. It is used to remove dead skin cells, age spots, sun damage, discoloration and uneven skin tones.

5. Licorice extract contains glabridin, which is a natural skin whitener. After washing your face, apply a thin layer of licorice extract on your face and after removing the layer with water, moisturize your skin. Use this remedy twice a day.

If you want to lighten your skin naturally then follow these simple tips on how can i lighten my skin tone at home?

a).. After cleaning your face, exfoliate your skin by using a mixture of 2 tablespoons oatmeal + 2 tablespoons brown sugar + 1/4 cup of milk. Use this mixture to scrub your face. After some time, rinse and use a good quality moisturizer.

b).. Now, make a paste by mixing 1 tablespoon each of sandalwood paste, lemon juice, tomato juice, and cucumber juice. Apply this paste on your face and wait until it dries. Rinse and moisturize for a natural glow.

c).. Apply a mixture of lime and tomato juice on your skin for about 15 to 20 minutes and rinse with water.

d).. Make a mixture by mixing lime juice + 3 teaspoons of raw + 1 teaspoon of flour. Apply this mixture on your face, and allow to sit for 10 to 15 minutes before washing the face.

e).. Aloe vera gel is loaded with skin lightening properties. Apply a mixture of aloe vera gel and cucumber juice to your skin.