Overexposure to sun, stress, poor lifestyle choices, smoking and prolonged usage of cosmetic products that has harsh chemicals can cause the skin to become dark and dull. Many people work very hard in achieving a flawless and fair skin using different varieties of whitening creams the market can provide which are not just expensive but also have harmful effects that can damage the skin. So get insights on how to lighten skin fast, naturally, permanently and by use of home remedies.Limit your exposure to sunlight
One of the most important tip in getting a lighter skin is to avoid too much sunlight exposure. Even when you are using the best skin lightening supplements, when you expose your skin to UVA and UVB radiations from the sun, it triggers the production of melanin a substance that darkens the skin. Though we can't stay indoors all day to avoid sun rays, the best way to avoid sun rays from touching our skin is by wearing sunscreens every time we are outdoor. Putting on a hat and long sleeved clothing is highly recommended while walking on the sun. Use of lemon juice
Lemmon has been found to be a natural exfoliator and helps greatly in lightening the skin. When sliced in too, rub the juicy side on the face avoiding the eyes. The acids that re found in the lemon encourages exfoliation by sloughing away the outer layers of the d*ad cells, thus improving the production of the new cells.
Lemmon juice can lighten the skin naturally as it contains citric and ascorbic acid that are good sources of vitamin C, both having skin lightening properties.
The procedure for using lemon is as stated .
Cut the lemon into two halves and rub gently on the face. Rinse your face with warm water after 20 minutes. this process should be repeated only few times a week to avoid skin irritation. .
Lemon can also be used with yogurt and applied on the face once a day for about 20 minutes, this works well as a mild bleaching agent..
With egg whites, mix equal parts of lemon juice and the egg white then heat mildly till the mixture thickens and allowed to cool by keeping in a refrigerator. Apply mixture on the face and neck for 15 minutes and rinse with warm water. Repeat procedure daily and a difference would be seen in your skin as your skin lightens. .
You can also mix one teaspoon of lemon juice with some honey, honey has a soothing and antibacterial property that effectively gives the skin a lightening solution. Massage gently unto the skin for about 20 minutes and wash off the mixture.Using oranges
Orange contains vitamin C the most important ingredient in respect to skin care, as it gives that bleaching property that can help lighten the skin tone. Regular consumption of oranges can improve the skin tone of the body and also suppleness. Oranges can be used in two ways;.
Peel orange bark and grind to powder. A tablespoon of the powdered peels is mixed with a tablespoon of yoghurt to make a paste. Apply the paste on skin and leave for 20 minutes. Rinse off the paste with plenty of water. This paste greatly helps to lighten spots and other marks on the face. This process should be carried out at least once a week for better results..
With powdered turmeric, two tablespoon of orange juice is combined with a pinch of powdered turmeric and the mixture is applied on the face before going to bed. The mixture can also be applied on the hands and the leg but should be washed off after 30 minutes daily before going to bed.Making use of honey
Honey is an important component in bleaching the skin and at the same time serving as a moisturizing agent. Uneven skin tone is due to the drying up of the skin. Honey also has antibacterial properties which helps in fading ageing spots and acne scars.
Honey should be applied on your face, leaving it on for a few minutes and washing eventually with warm water. This remedy helps remove d*ad cells of the skin thus making the skin appear brighter and fresher than before than before, these process should be repeated once in a day.
One teaspoon of honey when mixed with lemon juice and a tablespoon of powdered milk and almond oil can also help lighten the skin. The mixture should be applied gently on the skin and left for about 15 minutes and then was with plenty of cold water. This should be done once in a month.Making use of milk
Milk is a good skin lightening agent. Milk contains lactic acid that helps diminish the skin pigmentation thus giving you a brighter complexion.
Procedure for using milk:.
Soak a slice of lemon in milk for about 20 minutes and then rub the milk on your skin then leave it overnight and wash skin thoroughly in the morning. .
Alternatively, pour the milk into a bowl(preferably goat or butter milk as it contains extra contents that makes the skin to look supple and very smooth). Soak a soft cloth in the milk, squeeze and buff the milk on your face with the soft cloth. Rinse off after 20 minutes, reapply and leave overnight. Your skin should lighten up after some weeks if repeated regularly. Aloe Vera gel
Aloe Vera helps alleviates the pigmentation by restoring the original color of the skin. The cooling effect of aloe Vera also helps to regenerate new cells and build damaged tissues that paly important role in keeping the skin healthy.
Procedure for using aloe Vera:.
Cut the outer layer of the aloe Vera by squeezing out the jelly like substance.
Apply the gel thoroughly on your skin.
Leave it on your skin for about 30 minutes and then wash off with cold water .
Repeat process at least twice daily for two weeks. Making use of yogurt
Yogurt is a by-product of milk and it has many nutrients that are good for the skin. Yogurt contains lactic acid which possess bleaching properties.
Gently rub the yogurt on the surface of your skin and leave for at least 10 minutes and then wash. You can repeat once in a month as you notice changes in your skin.
As you consider lightening your skin carry out these natural remedies but note that as you carry them out you are getting rid of your melanin pigments permanently so carry out consultation with dermatologists buh I would suggest that even dark skins are beautiful too.