Simplest tip for daily tan removal

The human body is wrapped in a protective layer of skin that is used to prevent the exposure of the body to various foreign objects. The skin itself is made of a few different layers. The top layer of the skin is permanently exposed to the elements and tends to flake off gradually over a period of time. When this happens, the skin is replaced by the level just under it.

The process of tanning is a natural process that occurs when the skin is exposed to the sun for a considerable period of time. This is different from artificial tans that are sprayed on from cans. The process of sun tanning can cause the skin to appear too dark as well. In this case an individual may seek tan removal. The color of the human skin is determined by the quantity of melanin present in the skin. When the quantity of melanin is increased, the skin is darker. This is why dark skinned people will have lots of melanin in their skins. When an individual spends a sufficient amount of time in the sun, the skin reacts by producing more melanin. This is done to protect the skin from the harmful ultraviolet radiation of the sun. Excessive exposure to the sun can cause skin burn and skin cancer over a period of time.

When it comes to tan removal, there are some tan removal tips that an individual can follow. The first tan removal tip is to wash the skin daily. This promotes the shedding of the top layer of skin which helps the skin grow and regenerate. This process takes a number of days but is most effective when the top layer of the individual’s skin is damaged. Apart from this there are many tan removal home remedies that can be used. For specific dark spots caused by tanning one can use lemon juice. Lemon juice is known for its bleaching capacity and can be used to lighten the skin. The juice from a potato can be used for the same purpose. However, this remedy can be applied over a larger area of skin. It should be noted that any remedy for tan removal can only be used when the skin is healthy. Damaged, dry or broken skin will react poorly to any skin therapy. In fact, the application of skin creams on damaged skin is considered to be dangerous.

answered by G M

Following are some effective home remedies to remove sun tan

  • The use of potato juice is an effective home remedy to rid of tan. Prepare raw potato juice and apply the juice on the affected areas. You may also add 1 tsp of lemon juice to 1 tsp of potato juice. Leave the application for 15 minutes. Repeat this process daily till you get rid of the tan.
  • Squeeze lemon juice in a cup, add some sugar and a few drops of glycerin to it. Use this to scrub the tanned area. Use you the tip of you fingers in a rhythmic and gentle motion. This treatment will not only help you get rid of the tan but soften the skin as well. Mix 1/4 cup of lemon juice to 1/2 cup sugar. Use a loofah and scrub.
  • Use potato peels as they have antioxidant properties that whiten the skin.
  • Apply mashed cucumber on the affected area. It has cooling properties that soothe the skin and lighten it as well.
  • A blend of almond and sandalwood paste is also helps get rid of tans. Sandalwood is known to soothe and lighten the skin.

answered by R

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