Top 10 Remedies For Tanned Hands & Feet
UV Sun rays increases to production of melanin pigment responsible to
give your skin dark
One should never neglect the skin of
hands and feet because just like face and neck they also encounter
direct sun exposure.
Cucumber & Milk: Cucumber has got cooling effect that can soothe the
skin and help in curing suntan. Also the Vitamin C present in cucumber will help
in keeping the
well moisturized. Take a cucumber and cut it into two halves. Grate half the
cucumber and keep it in a bowl. To this, add 2 tbsp milk or milk powder and few
drops of lemon juice. Mix well. Apply and let it stay till it dries. Wash with
normal water. Apply this weekly to get the best results.
Almond & oil: Almonds are also very good at removing tan from the
hands. Take 5 to 10 fresh and green almonds and grind them. Mix this paste with
5 drops of sandalwood oil. Apply this paste on the affected area. If fresh
almonds arenít available, buy almonds and soak them overnight. Now grind them
next morning and follow the same procedure as you did for the fresh
Raw Potato: Cut a raw potato into half and rub its moist, exposed
flesh on the affected areas. Let it dry and rinse off. Do this daily to see
results. Or apply the liquid paste of raw grinded potato generously all over
the affected skin area. Allow it to dry for around half an hour and then clean
the skin with plain cold water.
Gram flour: This is very useful in treating sun tan. You can use the gram flour
powder available in market or make a paste of whole green gram. Mix the gram
flour in water and run it all over the affected skin area. Wait for twenty
minutes before washing your skin with normal water. For better result, you can
use rose water instead of plain water.
Turmeric is a natural skin care product that is capable of curing
common skin problems. Take turmeric and mix it with lemon juice.
Stir well. Now add 1 tbsp of raw milk to it. Apply this on your hands
and let it stay there till it gets dried up. Thereafter, wash it with
cold water to see the visible results.
Papaya & Honey: The enzymes in papaya are known for skin renewal,
whitening, exfoliation and restoration.
Honey helps in moisturizing and softening the skin. For this treatment take
Ĺ cup of ripe papaya pulp and mash it well, add a table spoon of honey to it and
mix well. Apply on clean hand and feet. Allow to dry for 30 minutes. Rinse off
Aloe Vera, Masoor Daal (Red Lentil) and Tomato: Masoor daal
helps in clearing even the extreme of tanning. This, in association with
aloe vera gel and tomatoes acts as a complete skin rejuvenator. Soak a
table spoon of masoor daal in water for 20 minutes and then make a rough
paste. Mix this paste with fresh aloe vera gel and 1 table spoon tomato
massage on hand and feet. Keep for 20 minutes and rinse off with
Dry Orange Peel & Milk:
Being a citrus fruit Orange is abundantly
rich in Vitamin C. This is one of the essential skin Vitamins as it slows
ageing, removes tan and improves skin tone. Using orange peels, you can make
various face packs that can also be used for mild exfoliation. These face
packs/scrubs are very natural, devoid of all the chemicals and are rarely prone
to cause skin irritations. Grind dried orange peel to make a powder. Now make a
thick paste with some milk and apply to clean hands and feet. Let it dry for 20
min and wash off.
Water and Sandalwood powder: Loaded with medicinal properties,
sandalwood makes a cheap yet effective tan removal product when combined
with the goodness of coconut water. Mix a tbsp of sandalwood powder with
coconut water. You can add a few drops of almond extract too. Together
they will not just rejuvenate and cleanse your skin, but also soothe
your sunburns and remove tan naturally. Hence this is one of the best
home remedies for removing tan.
Juice: This remedy is the easiest of all and can be applied anywhere and
everywhere. Just take lemon juice and apply it directly on your hands. Let it
stay for 15 minutes. Now wash it off with cold water. Lemon juice contains
citric acid which effectively lightens the skin and fades away tan. However,
this treatment can be a bit drying for your skin, so donít forget to moisturize
Follow any of these simple home remedies for removing tan from hands and feet.
But it is also very important to take
care of your skin so that it is safe from the sunís harmful rays.
Dated 15 May 2015