Having a glowing and fresh skin is a sign of your good health as your diet makes you whatever you are. When talking about the good white skin the most important thing to remember and notice is to stay away from every kind of artificial beauty products as they really have very harmful chemicals present in them which may darken the skin. Some of the products may contain hydroquinone which may have severe side effects for your skin due to its harshness.
So, the best way to choose a skin whitening product is to opt for natural home remedies which are best for skin without any side effects.
Some natural home-based products could be used for skin lightening are as follows:
Honey is the best choice for your skin as it is anti-bacterial, removes dead skin cells, also bleaches the skin and diminish any sort of scars including acne scars.
How to use it?
Honey can be used alone or could be used by mixing it with some other ingredients such as olive oil and lemon. Mix one teaspoon of honey with half tablespoon lemon and half tablespoon olive oil and then apply it to your skin and after 20-25 minutes wash your face with warm water. It is best for dry skin.
Potatoes could also be used for skin lightening because they have a lot of Vitamin C present in them and this vitamin C brightens the skin. It also has bleaching properties and is a good antioxidant.
It can be used in many ways such as:
Boil potatoes and after boiling mash those boiled potatoes and then add some milk to that mashed potatoes. Then apply it to your skin and wash with warm water and you will clearly see the difference.
Lemon is a great bleaching agent because it has an acidic composition which makes it very good choice for skin lightening. It is also rich in Vitamin C so it can be readily used for skin lightning fast without too much waiting. It also controls sebum production.
It can be used as:
Mix 2 teaspoons of lemon juice with dry milk then add one tablespoon of honey and mix it to form a thick paste that could be used as a mask. Then apply It over your skin and leave it for 45-60 minutes and after that wash with lukewarm water.
Kojic acid is present in mushrooms and some types of fungus. It acts on melanin in the deeper skin layer and through its acting on the deeper skin layer it reduces the production of melanin in the deeper skin layer, and this act on deeper skin layer ultimately results in skin brightening and removing all the impurities of the skin.
It could be used as:
- Wash your face with soap.
- After that apply kojic acid by mixing it with your daily routine lotion or cream.
- Add one teaspoon of kojic acid in your cream and then apply it over your face. You should do it twice a week to get the desired results.