Skin Whitening Home Remedies
There is a zillion of folk recipes for masks from natural products, which have an express whitening effect and help to solve the problem of excessive pigmentation of facial skin, as well as simply to improve its color. And most importantly, they are absolutely harmless and available. So if you want to know how to lighten skin naturally, here are some face-whitening tips for you.
- Remember, they can bring the desired result, if you use them IN AUTUMN AND WINTER PERIOD, when solar activity is not so high, and BEFORE GOING TO BED.
- Be sure to use cream suitable to your skin type after them.
- They CANNOT be applied to the delicate skin around the eyelids and lips. (Often, these masks are applied on a layer of gauze fabric, so previously cut out holes for eyes and mouth).
Recipes for Skin Whitening Treatment
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Cucumbers can largely even out the complexion and make it a little lighter. Moreover, they perfectly moisturize the skin.
Therefore, the cucumber whitening mask is ideal for dry skin type. Just chop a cucumber and mix it with a little nourishing cream. Apply the resulting mixture on a previously cleansed skin, and in a quarter of an hour wash your face with water at room temperature.
In order to whiten the oily skin, chop a fresh cucumber, fill it with a small amount of vodka and leave for twenty-four hours. Then abundantly moisten a piece of gauze fabric in this extract and apply onto thoroughly cleansed skin for a quarter of an hour. You can achieve tangible results after 10 treatments already; in some cases, depending on the skin individual characteristics, their number increases to 30 times.
For oily skin type, you can prepare a skin whitening lotion. Just slice the cucumber in rounds and fill it with vodka (1/2 cup). After seven days, the lotion is ready.
The mask of cottage cheese is particularly suitable for dry and normal skin. Mix cottage cheese (1 tablespoon) with egg yolk and a couple of drops of hydrogen peroxide, which also whitens the skin perfectly. Apply it on your cleansed face for 10-15 minutes and wash it off with water at room temperature.
Mix cottage cheese (1 tablespoon) with 1/2 teaspoon of heavy cream, the same amount of lemon juice and honey. This mask is also applied on previously cleansed skin for 15-20 minutes.
* If you have sensitive skin, check first on a small area just above the wrist, how it will react to honey.
You can prepare an excellent whitening mask of honey, which is particularly suitable for oily skin type. Mix freshly-squeezed juice of one medium lemon with 50 g of honey and soak a piece of gauze fabric with this compound. It is applied to thoroughly cleansed skin for a quarter of an hour.
Grind an average-size bunch of parsley leaves, stew it with hot boiled water (1 cup) and hold in a water bath for approximately 10 minutes. When the decoction has cooled down, soak a piece of gauze fabric in it and place it on your cleansed skin, again and again lowering it into the decoction for it to be wet all the time.
In order to hide unwanted pigmentation, you can use parsley root.
Stew two tablespoons of minced root in a cup of hot boiled water and keep it in a water bath for 20 minutes. When the decoction has cooled down, strain it and add 1 tablespoon of lemon juice. Use this substance as a lotion every day before going to bed.
* The parsley root can be replaced with chopped fresh leaves of dandelion.
CURRANT AND WILD STRAWBERRY
The masks of squashed berries (currant and wild strawberry) have a good whitening effect.
Chop cabbage leaves, mash them a little bit to release the juice, and then add 1/4 cup of kefir.