Home Remedies for Skin Whitening


Skin whitening is a very rare ailment where the skin loses its pigmentation and starts becoming pale. Apart from this some people in the fashion world are willingly getting the skin whitening done so that they look fair on screen. One of the famous celebrities who had skin whitening was Michael Jackson. Skin whitening will help your skin to glow and also remove the tan on your body. It has become a controversial topic off late because of the various skin problems the skin whitening products are effecting in. 

To avoid such side effects while using skin whitening products you can go for natural ways of skin whitening. There are many home remedies which will help you in increasing the fairness of your skin. By natural remedies you tend to avoid all the skin ailments which develop due to artificial remedies. It’s either way not advisable to use lot of chemicals on the skin as they may ruin your skin texture over a period of time. 

Home Remedies for Skin Whitening

Over the period of time to avoid cosmetics, there have been lots of researches on using natural supplements for skin whitening. The following home remedies can be used for skin whitening.

• One of the most popular home remedy is cucumber juice. Grind unpeeled cucumber and get the sufficient quantity of juice. Depending on the amount of juice required you can add the number of cucumber in the grinder. After you get the juice apply the juice on your clean skin in the night. Ideally you can leave the juice over night and wash it while you take your bath in the morning. This process will remove the tan and the dark tone of your skin.

• Potato is one of the best bleaching products which is available naturally. Make a paste of potato’s and apply the paste on the areas where you want to lighten your skin. Wash it after 1 mins of application. This will leave your skin much fairer and also protects the texture of your skin. Instead of using the paste you can also cut the potato in slices and apply them on the areas which you want to whiten.

• Mint leaves are also very good skin whiteners. Grind few fresh mint leave and make a paste of them. Leave the paste on the affected areas and later wash it after 20 mins. Repeat this process for some time and you will notice your skin will be much fairer after few times you do it.  This is one of the best remedy one can take up.

• Orange peel is also a very good home remedy for increasing the fairness of your skin. Dry some skin peels for some time in the sun and make powder of the dried peels. After that make a paste of the powder by mixing either milk or curd. Apply it on your face to lighten the skin color. You can also apply the paste on neck and hands.

• Lime is the best natural supplement which can be used for any purpose. It is also known for its bleaching ability which will help you in skin whitening. Mix lime with little turmeric powder and apply it on your skin. It’s a good home remedy for skin whitening.

• Sandalwood mixed with honey or milk is a very good whitening agent. Because of its cooling properties it will help you reduce your skin tone. 

• Make a face pack with tomato puree and few drops of lime juice. Use the face pack daily and in 15 days you will be able to see a drastic difference in your skin tone.