Home Remedies To Remove Tan from Face

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Vacation is best, until you realize your skin has turned into two shades darker due to suntan!

There is a lot of difference between a healthy and the excessive tan resulting. The former gives you a Greek goddess look, while the latter makes your skin dull, dark, and unappealing. This article will help you to get rid of the unwanted tan from your Face with home remedies. Read on!

There are a lot of products available in the market that promise to remove tan from your skin in the most natural and effective way. The truth is, these products, no matter what they claim, are loaded with harmful chemicals. These chemicals or ingredients can cause allergies on the skin that has been exposed too much to the sun.

Don’t worry, because there are effective methods to get rid of tanned face . With the right skin care approach, you no longer have to worry about stepping out on the beach.So let’s look at all the causes and Homemade treatment for tanning.

Causes of Tanning

The ultraviolet frequencies responsible for tan are often divided into two Wavelengths : 

  • UV A ( 320 to 400 nm)
  • UV B ( 280 to 320 nm ) 
  •  UV A  is present throughout the day, and throughout the year, then UV B .UV A causes the release of existing melanin from the melanocytes to combine with oxygen (oxidize) to create the actual tan color in the body . which further dark and causes tanning .


Lightening Actives:

Lightening actives are chemical ingredients that promote skin lightening through fighting tan. Licorice, niacinamide, vitamin C, and Kojic acid are some of the lightening actives that are very effective tan removal ingredients. So,what exactly are they? 

. Vitamin C

 Vitamin C works as a tyrosinase inhibitor, thereby helps in reducing melanin and tanning.

. Kojic Acid

Kojic acid is obtain from a mushroom-like fungus produced during fermentation. It prohibits the production of melanin and penetrates the upper layers of the skin, causing a lightening effect on body.

. Licorice

Licorice root consists of glabridin and liquiritin, which helps with tanning issues of skin

. Niacinamide

Niacinamide, or vitamin B3. It can be used to remove tan and lighten the skin. It is effective because it decreases the amount of melanin transferred by pigment-producing cells (melanocytes) to the surface by more than half.

HomeMade Treatment

1. Orange and Milk facepack


  1. Orange (lemon) both are citrus fruit,which helps in lighten skin and give natural glow.

  2.  It makes your skin soft, smooth and evens out the complexions.
  3. It is rich in vitamin c, which brightens your skin and helps in removal of tan.

  4. It also helps in removing acne.

  5. Skin Glowing Properties.


* 1 tbsp Orange peel powder or ( lemon peel powder)

* 1 tbsp Raw milk

How to use it

1. Make a smooth paste with Raw milk and peel powder of your choice.

2. Add more peel powder if needed .

3. once ready, apply it on your face with the help of your fingers.

4. Let it dry for 10-15 min , then wash it with normal water.


Use this face pack twice a week. And see results .

2. Banana pack


1.Skin Moisturizer

2.Lightens Dark Spots

3.ant-aging effects

4. oil control


* 1 tsp milk 

* 1 tsp lemon juice

* 1/2 banana

How to use it

1. Mash the banana properly.

2. Add milk and lemon juice to it and mix it so no lumps will remain in it.

3. Apply on tanned area and leave it for 10-15 min.

4. Than wash it with lukewarm water.


Use it once or twice a week .

3. Besan pack


1. Help in Removing Face Hair

2. Acne fighter

3. Cure dry skin problem

4. Helps in Reducing oil


1. 2-3 tbsp Besan ( gram flour )

2. 1 tsp olive oil

3. 1 tsp lemon juice

4. A pinch of turmeric powder 

how to use it

1.  Add besan ,olive oil , lemon juice and turmeric into a bowl .

2. And mix it well so no lumps remain in it.

3. Apply on tanned area and leave it for 10-12 min.

4. Than wash it with lukewarm water.


Use it once or twice in a week. To get better results .

4. yogurt / curd


1. Yogurt is also called as curd by many of you. It is very beneficial for our face as it also fights with acne/ pimples.

2. Reduces dark circles

3. Moisturizes skin, and much more but the most important right now is Removing Tan.

This is because it contains Vitamin B5 which brightens the dull skin and also reduces the dark spots, and it also helps in regulating oil production. It also contains Vitamin B12 which helps in lightening the skin discoloration.


1. 2 tsp yogurt

2. 1 tsp Honey

How to use it

  1. Take 2 teaspoons of plain yogurt.
  2. Add 1 teaspoon of honey in it and mix them well.
  3. Now, apply this on your face like a mask, now leave it for at least 15 minutes.
  4. Then, wash it off with cold water.


Use it twice a week . you will notice the before-after impact.

5.multani mitti pack for face


1. Remove excess oil from face.

2. Helps in deep cleaning of skin.

3. Brightens complexion.

4. Helps in Tanning and in pigmentation.


1. 2 tbsp multani mitti

2. 1 tbsp tomato juice

3. 1/2 tsp sandalwood powder

4. Rose water

how to use it

1. Mix all the ingredients and make sure their should not be any lumps.

2. And make a medium consistency .

3. If needed add more rose water .

4. Apply it on face and leave for 10-15 min.

5. Wash with Normal water.


Use it once a week . You will notice before- after impact within 1 month.


1. avoid steeping out from house during peak time

While in morning sunshine can give you a dose of vitamin D and avoid stepping out between 10 am to 4 pm it is the time when sun rays are strongest .This play a major role in tanning and sunburn,  during summer months. If  its necessary to step out than , wear a light fabric like rayon  that will keep you cool and it also minimize the impact of the sun.

2. sunglasses,scarf and hat to cover

The area around your eyes, neck and T-zone is very  sensitive part of your skin to the sun and needs utmost protection. A scarf,hat and sunglasses that offer 100% protection against UV rays it work best. So make sure you wear them even if you’re stepping out  from house after 4pm as even the slightest of rays can harm your skin.



3. sPF is necessary

If you’re living in a country like India;  you have to become BFFs with your SPF sunscreen .Our favourite is Lakme Sun Expert Ultra Matte Gel .It  gives us:-

  • Shields skin against UVA and UVB rays
  • Prevents sunburn, dark spots, and premature aging
  • Moisturize the skin and makes it glow
  • Prevents tan lines
  • Lightens the skin tone on regular use

 We rely on the Vaseline Sun + Pollution Protection SPF 30 Body Lotion, It gives us :-

  • Pollution Protection Formula shields your skin from harmful pollutants
  • SPF 30 PA+++ for superior protection against UVA & UVB rays.
  • Up to 30X Sun Protection. For all skin types
  • Contains Vitamin B3 known to inhibit melanin transfer for radiant looking skin.
  • Non-Greasy Body Lotion.
  • Smart pump quick-lock technology unlocks and locks with no mess

For our body and face as it works very well  as a skin protectant  all times. Another word of advice; Don`t forget to follow  the same routine throughout the year for many people as it is a myth that you only require protectant in the summers that not true at all.


Apply Sunscreen 30 min before going out of house . It take time to work on our skin so give them sometime. , our sunscreen is not going to last more than a few hours. Make sure you reapply it s to ensure utmost protection for your skin. 

These Home Remedies will helps you in de-tanning your face and make your face bright .so give it a try and share your expeirence with us in comments section. And also tell about which pack make you brighter .

Thank you…

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