August 13, 2018 04:39 PM | by Jasmine Kamal
3 Natural Ways to Get Rid of the Summer Tan and Patchiness in Time for Eid
During the summer we all seek to spend as much time as possible by the beach. We even do all we can to get that gorgeous glowing summer tan. However, after a while the effects of sun damage starts appearing and it's not as beautiful as it first was. Patchiness and uneven skin texture and tone is not something you want to be sporting during Eid Al-Adha celebrations.
There are natural remedies to help brighten and enhance the summer tan patchiness. You can try out these remedies if you want to restrain from buying beauty products to save up for Eid clothes shopping.
1. Potato and Lemon Juice Mask
Potatoes are known for their richness of vitamins, most importantly vitamin C, which is really good for brightening and giving the skin a nice glow while moisturizing as well. Using both lemon and potato together is a good way to get rid of the summer tan.
Combining the juice of one potato with 1 Tbsp of lemon juice, use a cotton ball to apply and pat it on your face. Leave it on for 30-40 min until it dries and then rinse your face with cold water. If you want fast results do this mask everyday if you can.
2. Banana and Honey Mask
This is considered a fast way to instantly brighten your face and the sun affected outer layer of the skin. It's also really good for people with oily skin.
All you need to do is mash one banana with 1 Tbsp of honey and 1 tsp of lemon juice. Apply the mask to your face for 20 minutes. Use a muslin cloth soaked in warm water to remove the mask. You can do this mask 3 times a week.
3. Flour Masks
Flour contains a lot of skin benefits, it helps greatly in brightening the skin and hydrating it giving it a lit-from-within glow.
Mix 2 Tbsp of flour with a few drops of water until it becomes a thick paste like consistency. Apply the clay-like mask on your skin for 15 minutes then wash your face with lukewarm water.
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