All types of skin have its own beauty whether it is brown or white though fair complexion is a dream almost for everyone. Perhaps for this reason Snow White is such a favorite character whose skin was as white as snow. You can not change your skin tone hundred percent.
What you can do is you can make your skin 2-3 shade fairer by taking proper care of your skin. To enhance the fairness of skin what you need is to protect your skin from scorching heat and to maintain the health and radiance of the skin. Our skin becomes dark because of the presence of melanin.
Vegetables and Fruits
There are few vegetables and fruits which can make your skin fairer. Mixture of cucumber and lemon juice is very effective to make your skin fair. Grate one cucumber and strain the juice. Squeeze one lemon in it. Mix well and preserve them in a glass container inside the refrigerator. Lemon juice is a natural acid, so it is better to use glass container to preserve them. Lemon juice may start chemical reaction with other metal. Ripe papaya is also good to make your skin fair. Mash one papaya and apply it over your face and neck. Papaya also has anti aging effect. So it keeps your skin smooth and flawless and prevent wrinkles.
Grind carrot and apply that paste over your skin. Carrot helps to enhance the brightness of the skin. Potato is excellent to remove any kind of skin blemish. Grate one potato and take only the milky white juice of potato. It is cool by nature. Potato juice helps to remove any types of scar marks. Green coconut water is also excellent to remove any type of mark whether it is the black spot caused by acne, pimples, chicken pox and any other dark circles. Apply coconut water regularly and you will soon get a spotless fair skin.
Turmeric and Sandalwood
Turmeric and sandalwood paste helps to make your skin fair. Take turmeric paste and sandalwood paste into 1:1 ratio. Apply that paste on your face, neck and hand, and body part which remain exposed maximum time. Keep it for half an hour and use soap to remove turmeric completely. Do not go outside in the sun with turmeric because it may bring reverse action. Turmeric in presence of sun rays may make your skin black. Getting fairer skin is not at all a tough job. Follow those tips religiously and you will get at least 2-3 shade fairer complexion within very short period.
Almond is an excellent product to make your skin fair. You can use almond in various ways to take care of your skin. Soak almond overnight in milk. Next morning grind it into fine paste. Add milk, gram flour and lime juice with almond paste. Mix them well. Apply the paste over your skin and leave it for an hour. This pack will help you to make your skin fair. Almond oil is also very effective to make your skin fair. Take equal amount of honey, almond oil, milk powder and lemon juice. Mix them into fine paste. Apply this pack on your skin and leave it for half an hour to make your skin fair. Regular use of this pack really makes your skin fair.
Yogurt is an excellent thing to make you fair. Being acidic it effectively removes your sun burn in a few days. It can also clean your skin completely. So use thick yogurt to clean your skin everyday. Take two table spoon of thick yogurt. Mix a table spoon of lentil powder or rice powder to make it thicker and sticky. Apply this mixture over your whole body. Wait for 10-15 minutes.
Then massage it into roundabout way. In this way all the dirt and grease that were accumulated on your skin, will be removed. Use the pack regularly to make your skin tone light. You will no more need soap, body wash or face wash for cleaning purpose. Sometimes the smell of yogurt becomes disturbing to some people. Use sandalwood essential oil, jasmine oil or other fragrance of your choice to hide the smell.
Oats are very effective to make your skin fair. Take two table spoons of oats, lemon juice of a half lemon and milk. Soak the oats into milk to make them soft. Then mix the lemon juice. Mix everything and apply that on your skin. You will get the instant result if your skin gets black due to swimming. We all know that some chemicals such as chlorine are mixed in the pool water to disinsectify it. These chemicals make your skin black when it comes in contact of sunlight.
Saffron is an excellent thing to make your skin fair. Soak saffron in the milk overnight. Next day, strain the saffron color liquid. Massage it all over your body. Regular use of saffron really makes your skin fair. To get the better result you may add sandalwood paste and almond paste in this saffron mixed milk. Take some almond oil and olive oil into 1:2 ratio and soak some saffron in it. Wait for a week and then start using it. It is very effective to clean your skin.
To keep your skin fairer, what you have to do is to keep your skin away from the direct sunlight or heat. The scorching heat of sun makes our skin tan and black. Same thing happens when we cook or do something in front of burning oven for a long time. So apply your sun guard lotion when you are out in the sun. Do not go anywhere without applying sunscreen lotion. This lotion not only helps you to protect your skin from the ultra violet rays of the sun, it also keeps your skin fair preventing the burn caused by the direct sunlight.
Do not go in front of your burning oven in bare skin. Apply calamine lotion or any types of moisturizer on your face and neck before starting your cooking. If your skin gets sun burn, remove it immediately by applying diluted lemon juice or curd.Lemon juice and curd removes sunburn very effectively because these two things are acidic and are a natural product.
Lemon is known to be a superior bleaching agent and scrubbing about half a lemon on your face regularly will help lighten your skin tone. This is one of the simplest yet effective home remedies for fair skin.