I'm a unmarried lady looking black in color, I need to become fair and glowing of my body

Most people want a skin complexion that is fair in color. Unfortunately, skin color is determined by hereditary, and not by choice. You can definitely lighten your skin tone, and achieve a flawless skin complexion by using some simple home remedies. Along with using home remedies it would be very useful if you also take care to maintain your skin and personal hygiene. Following these simple steps will help you lighten your skin tone and get soft glowing skin.

The skin and hair reflects the over all health of the body. Therefore, a healthy diet and an active lifestyle are very essential factors that influence a person’s skin complexion. Eating vegetables, Fruits, nuts and seeds will ensure that your body receives all the vitamins and minerals it requires in order to function smoothly. Olive oil is very helpful in attaining healthy skin. You can apply olive oil on your body topically, as well as include it in your diet as salad dressing or for cooking food.

Avoid red meats and foods rich in saturated fats as this will help in the process of attaining a flawless skin complexion. Alternately, you can eat foods rich in omega 3 fatty acids, as they contain unsaturated fatty acids that are beneficial in maintaining skin and hair texture. Fish like salmon, mackerel, herring and sardines are rich sources of omega 3 fatty acids. Vegetarians can obtain their share of omega 3 fatty acids from milk and other dairy products.

You will also need to take good care of your skin externally, as your diet will only ensure that your skin gets all the required nutrients, in order for it to stay healthy. The following are some easy ways in which you can take care of your skin:

  • Always keep your skin protected form the harmful UV rays of the sun. The body produces more amounts of a pigment called melanin when exposed to the sun. The melanin converts the rays of the sun into harmless heat, and gets oxidized in the process. This makes the skin look darker in shade and also leads to common condition known as sun tan. You can protect your skin from the sun by applying a sun screen lotion. Additionally, always wash your skin after coming indoors. This will help your skin stay clean of the dirt and grime that sticks to its pores.
  • You can apply aloe vera juice on your skin before going to bed. Aloe vera is a natural skin moisturizer and will help keep your skin soft and glowing. You can also use olive oil in order to achieve similar results.
  • Exfoliating your skin twice a week will help you lighten your skin tone effectively. Take two tomatoes and blend them into a pulp. Add 250 grams of unflavored yogurt to the tomato pulp. A pinch of turmeric and 2 teaspoons of honey mixed to the tomatoes and yogurt will complete your paste. Apply this paste on your entire body, keeping it on for 15 minutes. After the stipulated time, scrub the paste off using a loofa and wash your skin with water after that. Tomato is a natural bleaching agent; yogurt will help keep your skin moisturized. Turmeric has natural skin healing properties that will help cleanse your skin and provide it with a gentle glow. Honey has anti bacterial properties that will help get rid of bacteria from the surface of the skin. This will help your skin look lighter than before.

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