How to Get Rid of a Tan Naturally With These Simple Home Remedies

Bonjour everyone! We all know that living in the tropic zone comes with a price; starting from humid, to monsoon, and wet and dry climate. But that’s not enough! Due to change in frequent weather, our skin tends to get dull, and often becomes victims of getting tanned. The skin tone of your hand doesn’t match with your face or body and trust us; we all know the drill about that! We start looking out for various expensive treatments to detan ourselves, and in the process we forget the side effects that come with these treatments. But the good news is you don’t have to wallow in self misery anymore as we bring you some simple and easy remedies to get rid of a tan naturally.

Also read: Best Indoor Tanning Lotions

1. Besan and Turmeric Mask

Turmeric has ample of valuable properties for your skin and besan acts as a scrub. So, the combination of both these ingredients makes this face pack a combo of bleaching and scrub. This pack is just the right thing if you want to get rid of whiteheads and dark spots, freckles, and obviously de-tanning your face as these two elements help you reduce pigmentation and removing of dead skin cells.

Steps to use:-

  • In a bowl, add 2 tablespoon of besan, 1 table spoon of turmeric, milk, cold rose water and a nip of shredded orange peels.
  • Apply it on your face by using a face brush and let it sit for 25-30 minutes.
  • Rinse your face with cold water and pat dry.

2. Buttermilk and Oatmeal Mask


No wonder oatmeal is a healthy way of keeping yourself fit. But it can be even healthier for your skin too. It’s a superb natural exfoliator also. And whereas buttermilk soothes and moisturizes skin and cures blisters. If you want a quick fix for your tan, this is one DIY recipe you need to definitely rely on!. And when it comes to getting a tan for fair skin then you have a ton of really great tanning lotions available for fair skin.

Steps to use:-

  • Blend 2 tablespoon of oatmeal and buttermilk in a glass bowl.
  • Gently apply on tanned areas by using a face brush.
  • Massage well so the pack go deep under into your skin.
  • Wait till it 30 minutes and wash your face with lukewarm water.


3. Honey and Papaya Face Pack


This scrumptious fruit face pack helps in the tan removal because of the essential enzymes present in papaya. The enzyme papain has strong skin lightening properties which helps to remove tan from skin and fades away any visible scars and blemishes. Where, on the other hand, honey moisturizes and softens your skin.

Steps to use:-

  • Cut the papaya into half and take a portion of it.
  • Keep squashing it till it turns into pulp.
  • Now, pour the pulp into a bowl and add a tablespoon of honey.
  • Apply the mask on your face and leave it for 30minutes.
  • Rinse it with normal water.

4. Strawberry and Milk Cream


The mouthwatering combination of strawberry and milk cream does miracle to your skin. They help improving your skin complexion by elimination skin freckles and getting rid of stubborn marks.  Milk cream supplies deep nourishment and moisturize your skin.

Steps to use:-

  • Take handful of strawberries and mash it till it forms into paste.
  • Add 2 table spoon of milk into it and mix well.
  • Apply it directly on your face and leave it for 20 minutes.
  • Wash your face with cold water afterwards.

5. Cucumber, Rose and Lemon Juice Pack


This one homemade natural face pack is one of the most effective remedy for sun tan removal. So, the question is how to remove tan with this? Cucumber and lemon-both are well known for their natural bleaching agents. Lemon juice is instilled with the rich supply of vitamin C and citric acid that helps lightening skin tone. And rose water gives your skin a soothing effect making it look fresh.

Steps to use:-

  • Take a table spoon of cucumber, lemon, and rose water and pour it into a small bowl, mixing all the three liquids together.
  • Now dab a cotton ball into the mixture and apply it on your skin.
  • Let it sit for 25-30 minutes and wash it after with chilled water.

6. Orange and Yogurt Mask


This face pack is incredibly beneficial to get rid of suntan as it produces new skin cells with its source of vitamin C. when you apply orange juice on your face; you’re allowing your skin to improve its natural texture. So all in all, it helps in skin tightening and stops early signs of ageing. Yogurt takes action for making your skin soft and supple.

Steps to use:-

  • Add a spoonful of yogurt into a bowl and pour some orange juice into it.
  • Blend both the ingredients well and apply it on your face.
  • Wash it off after 30 minutes with regular tap water.


7. Aloe Gel


We already know that how aloe vera gel is immeasurably beneficial for our skin, more than ever when you are having sun burns. It adds a protective healing layer on the skin and fades wrinkle and signs of ageing. It also clears your skin from acne problems and refills skin’s natural moisture.

Steps to use:-

  • Scrape out the aloe leaf and put the gel into a bowl.
  • Add a tablespoon of lemon juice with it and apply it on face for 15-20 minutes.
  • Remove it by a cotton ball.

8. Fuller’s Earth (Multani Mitti) Face Pack


Nothing comes closer to fuller’s earth when you’re talking about skin care! The effect of this mud cools and soothes your skin and reduces skin inflammation, burns, acne, rashes and blemishes. It’s a true warrior for your skin to fight any skin problems.

Steps to use:-

  • Mix 2 tablespoon of multani mitti with few drops of rose water.
  • Apply on face and neck with the help of face brush and let it dry for around 30-35 minutes.
  • Clean your face with cold water later.