A certain dermatologist revealed that ninety percent of the patients who visit her clinic each day are looking for different methods to lighten their skin. The irony is that even those who already have fair skin also go to the dermatologist for the said purpose. How much more those who have dark skin?
The reality is that there are actually a large number of options on how to effectively lighten a dark skin. However, the safest is the option that makes use of the natural resources and can be found and done at home.
1. Milk and Almond
This mask made of milk and almond is viewed as the easiest and most economical among the skin whitening home remedies. Start by immersing 4 almonds in water overnight. After that, drain the fluid once you are ready to create the mask. Smash the soaked almonds. In order to generate a fine paste, mix the milk with the ground almonds. Apply the almond and milk paste throughout your neck and facial area. Keep it on for the whole night. In the morning, wash it off using cold water. Use this mask regularly for fifteen days straight. Then, you can lessen it to only two times per week after. You may apply this simultaneously with another product during the day.
2. Tomato, Yogurt and Oatmeal
Combine all these three ingredients to be able to produce a thin paste. Rub this remedy throughout your skin. Let it stay for about twenty minutes prior to washing it off using cold water. This skin lightening mask can be used on a daily basis. This can also be applied alternately with some other whitening face masks right up until the preferred skin tone is attained.
3. Yogurt and Orange Peels
Make sure that the orange peels to be used in this skin whitening home remedy is dried already. To do this, you must first remove the peelings of the fresh oranges. Allow them to dry under direct sunlight. When the orange peels are already dried up, grind them thoroughly and combine them with yogurt. Apply the mask onto the skin and leave it on for a quarter of an hour. Rinse it off. Just like the other skin lightening home remedies, you can use this everyday or alternately with other products until you reach the skin tone you want. An additional advantage one can obtain from this remedy is that it aids in minimizing blemishes and scars.
4. Honey, Lemon, Milk and Almond Oil
To make this skin whitening mask, mix one teaspoon of powdered milk, one teaspoon honey and one teaspoon lemon juice with one half teaspoon almond oil. After that very easy step, you need to rub this whitening mask throughout your whole skin, face and dark areas. Allow it to rest on your skin for around ten to fifteen minutes. Rinse it off with cold water. As usual, you may apply this mask alone everyday or you can use it at the same time with another skin brightening masks until the ideal complexion is attained.
Lemon juice has been well-known for its ability to naturally bleach. However, the American Chronicles cautions the utilization of this ingredient because it could make the epidermis sensitive to the sunlight.