People want to lighten their skin for many reasons. Some of them only want to achieve a lighter color and have a fair skin tone, while others are only interest in solving a skin condition, like hyperpigmentation, dark spots, melasma, aging spots, acne marks, old scars, etc. Today I’m going to show you some skin whitening home remedies that will help you achieve your desired goal.
The reasons are different, but the objective is the same, whitening the skin and diminish the melanin production. Nowadays you can find amazing skin lightening creams that can lighten your skin tone, and help you treating your skin problems. The pharmaceutical industry makes every day more progress, creating excellent products with harmless, safe, and natural ingredients.
It’s important to not forget that even if there are new, expensive and incredible products, capable of treating your skin conditions and give you the healthy skin you dream about, a little bit of patience is crucial to get what you want.
These skin whitening products are good but not magical, it takes time to get the results you so desperately wish. In order to help your skin lightening cream to do their job, you can try some other simple methods. I’m talking about skin whitening home remedies.
Most people don’t know they have in their kitchen, a bunch of natural skin whitening ingredients that can help, not only seasoning their food, but also making them look better.
Not all home remedies for skin whitening work the same for everybody, that is why you have to try several of them to identify which one is better for your skin. These skin whitening home remedies are easy to do and can really whiten your skin if you do it regularly.
Skin whitening home remedies are not time-consuming. I have tried multiples remedies to whiten some areas of my skin at home, and they work excellent combined with a good whitening cream. I have a huge list to share with you, but I’m just going to show you the ones that have worked the best for me.
Best Skin Whitening Home Remedies
#1 – Lemon
Applying lemon juice on your skin a few times a day can brighten your skin, because lemon has bleaching action.
Lemon juice can remove dead skin cells from your epidermis. It can fade dark spots and give you an even skin.
Lemon Remedy #1:
Squeeze a lemon, dip a cotton ball in it and apply it directly in your skin. Repeat several times daily until you get a whitening result in your skin. Never ever go out to the sun with lemon on your skin, or you’ll get the opposite result.
Lemon Remedy #2:
Make a paste using: 1 tsp of milk, 1 tsp of almond oil, 1 tsp of honey and 1 tsp of lemon juice.
Mix all those ingredients and put it on your face for 15 minutes, then rinse it with cold water.
#2 – Yogurt
Plain white yogurt has lactic acid, an ingredient with natural skin lightening effects. You can apply the yogurt directly in your skin, or also add orange peel powder or lemon juice. Leave it on your face for 15 minutes.
Repeat the same treatment every day.
#3 – Almond and Milk
Get 4 almonds and let it soak in a glass of water overnight. Grind up the almonds, make a powder and mix it with milk until you get a paste. Put it on your face and leave it overnight, repeat during 15 days.
#4 – Potato
Potatoes have natural bleaching properties, it can be used in different ways:
1. Place slices of potatoes in your face for 20 minutes, or
2. Blend a potato and apply the paste you get in your face. Leave it for 20 minutes. Great treatment for blemish, scars and dark spots.
#5 – Turmeric mask
Turmeric is known worldwide for its anti-septic, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. It’s an excellent agent getting rid of acne scars and hyperpigmentation. Turmeric can give a fresh and natural glow to your skin.
Get 1 tsp of Turmeric powder, 1 tsp of flour and mix them in milk until you get a paste. Apply it on your skin for about 15-20 minutes then wash it off.
Recommended to use 1 or 2 times in a month.
Have fun! But Remember, Every Excess is Bad
Natural skin whitening remedies are very helpful to restore health in your skin. To get results using only natural whitening remedies you need to be persistent and constant. I think they are great, but they definitely work faster if you also combine them with your best skin whitening cream. Enjoy making your own skin whitening home remedies and flaunting a gorgeous and attractive skin.