Fair complexion camouflage many flaws of our features. Skin whitening becoming a mania in Asian women as they have complexion bit darker then the European ones. For this reason the prices of skin whitening creams are raising to sky. The increased prices are also due to the raise prices of organic material used in the synthesis of such creams. So these skin whitening creams are beyond the reach of many of us. We have to live with our dark complexion and with the complex of this.
But not to be panic we have certain skin whitening lotions which are simple in preparation and more confident in use:
- LEMON AND HONEY LOTION: Lemon is one of the nature blessings due to skin care benefits hidden in it; the lemon has astringent and bleaching properties. To prepare the skin whitening lotion take lemon juice one tablespoon, add in to it one table spoon of honey, one tablespoon of milk powder , and half tablespoon of almond powder. Mix all ingredients and apply it on the skin for about 15 -20 minutes. After this rinse off the skin with cold water. Use it regularly and see the beautiful change in complexion.
- ORANGE PEELS MASK: Take the orange peels and dry them. Grind them to make the fine powder. Now take half tablespoon of this powder and add in it half table spoon of curd. Apply it on the skin especially at any dark spots or dark blotches. Let the mixture to stay on the skin for about minimum fifteen minutes then wash off with cold water with gentle rubbing.
- MINT AND ROSE WATER LOTION: Make the extract from the mint leaves or crush the leaves to form smooth paste and add in it the rose water. Let the paste to apply on face for about 10 to 15 minutes and cleanse with cold water. This paste will give you soothing and refreshing effects and surely remove any dark spots from the skin. It will lighten the dark complexion when regularly applied on skin.
- POTATO SLICES: The potato slices are also applied on the skin by just rubbing the skin with slices. The extract of potato is also used to make she skin refreshing.
- LIME JUICE: Lime juice is another natural and gentle skin bleaching agent. It may be applied at the skin by mixing the few drops of turmeric extract in it. Lime juice and grated potatoes is also act natural skin lightener. Apply it on the skin for about 10 minutes and then wash off the skin. If it is applied continuously for three weeks the nice results of skin whitening are seen.
- MILK AND LIME JUICE: Take one tablespoon of gram flour, one tablespoon of raw milk and in it two or three drops of lime juice. Apply the mixture on face every day for almost four weeks and the best result is seen after fewer applications.