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5 Ways to Get Rid of Sun Tan

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The sun is the Supreme Being that we all love, don’t we? It gave birth to live on earth and we are ever grateful to it. But hey! It can be a little harsh on our skin and stubborn too when it comes to tanning. Sun tan is a result of prolonged sun exposure and despite our obsession with a variety of sunscreens, tanning is something that becomes unavoidable after a certain amount of time.

Thankfully, nature is quite kind to its creations and we have a list of home remedies that can actually help remove that suntan. Here are 5 ways you can remove tanning from your face and body

Get Rid of Sun Tan

A mixture of turmeric powder and lime

Both of these have acidic and healing properties. Make a mixture of these two and apply it to the sun-tanned areas. Keep it for 20 minutes and then rinse it off. Follow the process at least for a week and you can see the difference yourself. Since lime is quite acidic, make sure you dilute it a bit with water.



Cut slices of raw potato and rub it in your tanned areas and place it there for a while. Repeat the process every day to see impressive results. Potatoes help peel your skin naturally to let new skin blossom and also helps in lightening skin tones.

Tomato and lime juice

This is the best treatment to even your skin tone and also heal tanning from sun exposure. The two ingredients have natural healing properties and on being applied daily, you can see a positive difference in less than a fortnight.

Rosewater and lemon

This can be done as an overnight treatment for tan removal. Add one table spoon of lemon juice to five table spoons of rose water and apply it to your problem areas and leave it over night. Wash it off the next morning and you will have a glowing, healthy looking skin. Rose water also helps in removing blemishes from your skin.

Milk, gram flour and lime

Add one tbsp of gram flour to 2 teaspoons of milk. Add a few drops of lime juice. Apply this combination to your problem areas and keep it for around 15-20 minutes. Rinse it off with cold water and your tan will be visibly lesser.

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