Summers are back, and all you would be worrying about is sticky skin and tanned feet. Sun tanning is a common problem these days for college students and teenagers who stay a lot in the sun. Our body needs protection from the sun rays, and our leg and feet are the most tanned as sunlight directly falls onto them. It is hard to remove the tan, and as a preventive measure, we must take care of our body by applying sunscreens.
But, we got some simple home remedies that will help you remove the tan faster. Other than being embarrassed with your tanned feet and legs start trying these easy to go home remedies and get tan free. So here are some that you must try:
- Yoghurt and Tomato foot mask
Tomatoes considered as natural bleach that helps to lighten the darkness and tomato juice is mostly suggested as a remedy to remove tan. All you need to do is take some yoghurt in a bowl then cut a tomato and dip it in the bowl. Now consider that dipped tomato to scrub your feet. Scrub all over your feet for a few minutes. Now make a foot mask adding sandalwood powder to the tomatoes pulp. Mix it well. Apply this mask over your feet and tan prone areas and let it dry. Wash it off the mask when it completely dries. His mask would help you cleanse your skin and increases blood circulation.
- Apple Cider Vinegar with Salt
Vinegar has ingredients that have loads of beauty benefits. It helps in removing tan. You have to use rock salt in this remedy. Take a half tablespoon of apple cider vinegar and one teaspoon rock salt. Mix it. Into a tub of lukewarm water pour this mixture and soak your feet. Soak your feet for about 10 minutes. After the soaking process, scrub your feet with a soft bristled brush. Wash it off once done.
- Multani Mitti Mask
Fuller’s earth is one of the natural ingredients that we are using since ages for tan removal and heat protection. All you have to do is take one tablespoon Multani mitti and add enough rose water that mixes well with it making a thick paste. Apply this paste all over your feet and let it dry. Before washing it off, gently scrub your feet and remove it once it is dry and then wash it.
- Cucumber and Lemon Juice
Take a cucumber and cut in half and crush it. After crushing extract the juice out it. Take four tablespoons of cucumber juice and add some lemon juice to it. Now apply the liquid on your feet. You can use the brush for applying liquid and let it set for some time. Wash it off with cold water.
- Sandalwood Powder and Lemon Juice
Sandalwood powder is that one ingredient that has many medicinal qualities and also beauty benefits. The powder helps you in healing tanning, and it even lightens the skin tone, if applied regularly. Prepare this pack by adding three spoons of sandalwood powder with lemon juice and mix it well by adding little rose water. Make a thick paste. Apply this foot mask for about 20 minutes and then wash it off.
- Baking Soda
You can use baking soda too for tan removal. Take some baking soda and add few drops of water and mix it well making a thick paste. It helps in the exfoliating skin. Rub it gently on your feet and then leave it for fifteen minutes and then wash it off.
Hope these remedies would help you protect yourself from tanning. Regularly use these remedies for better results.