Spotless, Glowing and Even tone is every girls dream. We always try to incorporate various facial treatments, remedies and creams to keep it clear and glowing. But some times we forget to protect it. I am sure most of girls will agree with this. No many how many hours we spend in pampering our skin, 5 minutes of sun exposure can destroy it. Harmful UVA & UVB sun rays can give you dull, tanned and lifeless skin. To get back your lost complexion can be also hectic task sometimes. Hence it is always advisable to use sunscreen after every 3 hours whether your are going out or at home. Whether its summer or cloudy monsoon. We must use the sunscreen regularly to keep it glowing.
There are many scrubs and packs available in the market you might have come across who claim to clear the tan. We always prefer those since it is time saving and those are readily available. But i am sure we can devote at least one hour in week to pamper our skin. Here We are showing you a 4 step anti tan facial which you can do at your home with the ingredients which are easily available in your kitchen. So lets get started.
There Are Four Steps Involved In This Facial Treatment. Lets Get To Know Each Of It.
This is the first step in any facial treatment. As this is a home remedy we are going to use all natural ingredients. For Cleansing, we are going to use two ingredients. Gram flour and Milk. Gram flour is being used as a body cleanser since ages. It is an excellent cleanser and it exfoliates the skin very well. While Milk contains lactic acid which is very beneficial when it comes to treating tanned skin. Mix both the ingredients well to form a paste. Wet your face and Start massaging with this mixture in circular motion. Massage it for 5 to 7 minutes. Wash off afterwards with cold water and pat dry. This mixture cleanses your skin effectively.Now lets move to the second step.
This would be the second step in Facial. Scrubbing helps to exfoliate the dead skin cells and promotes fresh and healthy skin. Exfoliation is very necessary when treating the tanned skin. For Scrubbing, We are going to use the mixture of Coffee, Sugar and Lime Juice. Mix all the ingredients well to get a thick paste like a scrub. Now Moisten your face with water and start scrubbing in circular motion with this mixture. Scrub gently since it contains sugar granules. Keep Scrubbing for 8 to 10 minutes. Wash off with cold water. Sugar and Coffee are known as great exfoliators while lime juice contains vitamin C which helps to lighten up the skin tone. It helps to remove the dead skin cell and give a brighter skin.
This is the third step in Facial. Here we are going to prepare a home made nourishing massage cream. For that we would be using Fresh Aloe Vera Gel. You can also use the ready made gel. Take 1 tablespoon of Aloe Vera gel and add half a teaspoon of Green Tea leaves. Mix it well and apply it on your face. Start massaging in upward direction. Massage for Five minutes and then wipe of with wet cotton. Aloe Vera is beneficial in tan removal treatment. It helps to sooth the skin. Green tea contains anti oxidants which fights against the sun damage.
4. Face Pack
This would be the Last step. Your skin must have already rejuvenated by using three steps. Fourth step would be to use a face pack. You can use any face pack . But since we are targeting the tanned skin here, we would use the ingredients which will provide maximum benefits in terms of tan removal. Here we are going to use two fruits which works best on tanned skin. Papaya and Grapes. Mash papaya pulp and Grapes to make a thick puree. Apply this paste on your face with the help of a brush. Keep it for 20 minutes and wash off with water. Papaya contains enzymes which exfoliates the skin and lightens the skin tone while grapes contain anti oxidant properties which helps to remove all the impurities from the skin and heals it. It also contains Vitamin C which promotes collagen production and gives you firm and smooth skin.
You should notice visible difference in your skin in the first treatment itself. Since all the ingredients are natural , the results would be slower but it would be for a longer period. The whole process takes approximate one hour. Follow this remedy twice a week for faster result.