While some women want their skin to be golden brown or tan in color, there are women who want otherwise. Instead, they want to have a light and radiant skin. Both skin colors are popular to most women and that is why tanning lotions are also as popular as whitening lotions when they are being sold in beauty stores. But with respect to these two products, it is quite difficult to find a skin lightening lotion that is effective since a lot of products out there do not really show great results even if used for many weeks or months. Thus it is indeed difficult to find skin lightening lotions in the market.
But did you know that you don’t really have to spend that much money when it comes to skin lightening products because right at your very own home, you can find some ingredients that you could use to lighten up your skin!
Almonds and Milk
This must be the easiest and cost-effective way of lightening your skin. Soak around four pieces of almonds overnight and the next morning, throw away the water then grind the almonds. Mix this with milk which will eventually create a fine paste that you may apply on your skin. Leave it there overnight and rinse it the next day with the use of cold water. Do this for 15 days and you will be able to see noticeable results!
Raw Milk, Lime Juice, Turmeric and Chickpea Flour
By mixing all of these (2 tbs raw milk, 2-3 drops of lime juice, a pinch of turmeric and 1 tbsp of chickpea flour), you can create a paste than you can apply to your skin for only 15 minutes! However, you must do this daily for 4 weeks and only once a week after that for best results.
Dried Orange Peels and Yogurt
Many have suggested that the family of lemons and lime do help a lot on lightening the skin. Even their peelings could also help! You can manually dry the orange peels under the sun, grind them afterwards and mix it with yogurt. Apply it on your skin for 15 minutes daily for best results. With the orange peels on the ingredients, this can also help in reducing skin blemishes in the long run.
Milk, Honey and Lemon Juice
Once again, the power of lemons is here. It has been found out in researches that lemon have bleaching properties and that is why it is being used in many home remedy bleaching products. By mixing 1 tbsp of powdered milk, honey and lemon juice and apply it on your skin daily until desired effects are visible.
Oatmeal, Yogurt and Tomato Juice
Oatmeal has probably been one of the common masks that are being used to lighten the skin. You can mix all the three together to create a past and put it on your skin for 20 minutes daily. According to researches, this has been considered to be one of the most effective skin lightening home remedies there is!