Being out in the sun usually gives you a darker tone. This isn’t surprising as we know, from experience, that the sun causes our skin to darken to a degree. If you’re not one to put on some sunscreen while being out, you might have a nasty set of sunburn from such excursion. Truth to be told, our skin going dark is an effect where the topmost layer of skin cells has been damaged. While we gratify tanning due to how wonderful it would look on us, it’s not actually a healthy result especially if done through sunbathing.

Getting rid of your tan can be quite difficult, especially a sun tan. Despite that, it’s not impossible as there are these steps to sort this dilemma. For this case, since your skin is already damage due to sun exposure, it’s best to rely on some natural means to try to take better care of your skin.

  • Lemon juice has been known to do a lot of bleaching due to its high acid properties. As a whitening agent, you’ll want to cut into slices and apply to your skin. Let it sit before washing. Another method would be to mix it with some cucumber and turmeric to form a paste. Apply to skin and let it sit, then rinse thoroughly.

 

  • Oatmeal and buttermilk are also a great pair for getting rid of your suntan. Oatmeal is a great cleansing agent while milk helps in lightening the tone of your skin. You can mix three tablespoons of buttermilk to oatmeal. Rub it in a circular motion and rinse afterwards.

 

  • Why not try out aloe vera, tomato juice and red lentils to sort out your sun tan problem? Despite knowing of aloe vera being a moisturizing agent, it’s a great remedy to removing sun tan. Make use of the pulpy content of the aloe vera, mix in some fresh tomato juice and red lentil powder. Apply unto your skin in a circular motion and rinse with lukewarm water.

 

Another way to get your tan without having to get your skin damaged from too much sun exposure would be to make use of self tanners. Self tanners such as Thermalabs are ideal since they don’t expose your skin to UV rays. Another factor would be, Thermalabs self tanners are created with organic ingredients thus you not only enjoy a great tan but also take great care of your skin.