Best Home Remedies for Skin Whitening


Best Home Remedies for Skin Whitening

Nowadays, a trend has been developed among teenagers and women to have a lighter complexion. While experiencing different remedies you might get imbalanced skin tones such as fairer complexion on face but darker on the neck. While others may face a sunburn on their sensitive skins. As it makes your skin turn darker and dry and so does the chemical products to natural human skin. Lets talk about the best home remedies for skin whitening. 

There are hundreds of skin whitening creams available in the market and various parlors. You might have even tried them as you can get them at an affordable price. But instead of doing any good to your skin they are all mere chemical products that induce chemical reactions in your skin and showing side effects afterward. The side effects may include acne, dullness, uneven skin tone etc.

Whatever you are experiencing with your skin, natural home remedies turn out to be the solution to deal with it all. They may give mild response but are incredible to your skin. With time they will lighten your skin too and you can easily manage them at home as things required are easily available at home. At least if they are not doing any good they won’t harm your skin as well. These remedies also work great when it comes to sunburn and help to give more of a natural tone.

Instant Home Remedies for Skin Whitening


Dried Orange peels and Yogurt:


Peel an orange off and dry its leaves in hot sun until they become crisp. Grind the leaves to make it a powder. Mix a tablespoon of this powder with a tablespoon of yogurt to make a paste. Apply this paste on your skin for at least 20 minutes thrice a week. It will give a fresh and lighter tone to your skin.


The magic of tomato, oatmeal and, yogurt:


This home remedy is not only great but applicable for all skin types. Mix a tablespoon of oatmeal with a tablespoon of yogurt and tomato juice. Mix it well until you get a thick paste. Apply it on your face for at least 30 minutes just like other face masks. Wash your face with lukewarm water and apply a mild moisturizer afterward.


Milk, Lemon Juice, and Honey


Milk, lemon juice, and honey are incredible when together with any home remedy. You can see the magic happening to your skin too. Mix a tablespoon of lemon juice and milk in a bowl. Make sure you use only fresh lemons for this remedy. Then add a tablespoon of honey to it. Honey acts counter to lemon juice and balances its drying property by its moisturizing action. Leave the paste for 20 minutes on your face and then wash it.

Only Yogurt



Being yummy and good for digestion, yogurt is a natural moisturizer and a bleaching agent too. the lactic acid present in the yogurt gives it this quality. If you do not find anything else in the home, simply apply fresh yogurt on your face and let it settle. After 20 mins, you can wash it off and enjoy your fresh, smooth skin. well, an addition of honey and lemon makes it more effective.




None other than lemon can be a better bleaching agent. Cut small pieces of lemon and apply it directly on the skin. Rub its small pieces in circular motion on your skin and let the juice settle on your skin for at least 30 minutes. Afterward, wash it off with lukewarm water. But one thing to ponder, lemon can really dry out the skin too. For those, whose skin is dry can apply it by mixing it with honey to counter the effects. They can also use a good face moisturizer too.


Gram Flour


This home remedy is best for lightening the skin tone and avoiding the blackheads as well. It also helps to remove the excess oil from the skin and only maintain the minimum required amount for keeping the skin fresh and moist. Take two tablespoons of gram flour and add some fresh rose water to make a thick paste to apply on the skin. apply it on your face and leave it for 30 mins. Then wash it off with water. It is recommended that you apply it at least thrice a week for considerable results.


Tomato Juice


Don’t take tomatoes for granted as they can be a real skin whitener and moisturizer as well. They make your skin glow and give it a fresh look then you can ever imagine from only applying a tomato paste or juice on your face. You can either consume a tomato on daily basis or make a paste out of it mixing with yogurt. Apply it on face just like a face mask. You can apply it after every two days to experience its magic.




Another great skin whitening agent to discover so far. Eating a papaya daily can also give you a lighter skin tone with a freshness on your face. Or you can make a paste by crushing one slice of papaya. Add some lemon juice to make it more effective. Apply this mask for only 20 minutes and check out the glow by yourself.


Turmeric, Sandalwood, and Milk:


Another widely used home remedy all over the world due to its immense effect on the skin. Take two tablespoons of sandalwood powder, a teaspoon of turmeric powder and some milk to make a paste of these two powders. Apply for at least 20 mins before rinsing it off. All its ingredients are highly recommended for removing all the dirt out of skin.


Almond and Milk


Grind some almonds until they turn into powder. Mix it with some milk to make a paste and apply it to your skin on daily basis to see the whitening effects of almond and milk.  

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