The summers is already in its full swing and its getting difficult to bear the sun day by day Sunburn is a very common phenomenon in this season. Sunburn refers to browning of the skin due to exposure from the sun. Here are few remedies for all those people who cannot sit home this summer and also want to get rid of the sunburn.

Potatoes

Potatoes is loaded with vitamin , minerals , proteins and fibers. Rubbing a slice of potato on the tanned areas at night before sleeping and washing it with water after 15-20 minutes serves as an excellent remedy for tan. Also mixing lemon juice with potatoes also helps to reduce the effect of tan

Papaya and Honey face-pack 

 

This yummy fruit face-pack contains enzymes of papaya which have a potential skin lightening properties. Not only tan it also helps in removal of scars and blemishes. Mix 2 cubes of papaya with one teaspoon of honey and apply before bathing to see its effect within 15 days of application

Aloe Vera

Aloe vera plant

Aloe vera is a universal savior. The aloe Vera gel contains protein and amino acids  along with Vitamin A, B, C, E. Its nutrients allow  skin to detoxify the skin. It helps to exfoliate the skin and redeem its glow. Applying aloe Vera gel at night  after a face wash before going to bed helps to lighten skin within a week.

Gram-flour 

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A mixture of gram flour mixed with yoghurt and cucumber juice is a very effective remedy for removing tan. This mixture should be applied on face until it’s dry and then should be washed with water to get effective results as it  exfoliates the skin naturally, helps to reduce sunburns, reverses tanning, treats open pores, reduces dark circles and rejuvenates skin.

Sandalwood

A paste of sandalwood mixed with rose water is also used to remove suntan. Sandalwood has natural astringent and is anti inflammatory in nature. Not only this, it has a soothing effect on skin. Sandalwood helps to reduce acne, blackheads and rashes. It also has germicidal properties and acts as an antiseptic and disinfectant. Mix  two teaspoons of sandalwood with rose water and apply before going to be to get best results.