Skin gets tan when exposed to the UV rays of the sun. Since summer is here, tanning is one of the major problems for our Skin. Even after the application of broad-spectrum sunscreens tends to leave tanning on the Skin. Let’s find out the most effective way to remove skin tan at home with a few natural ingredients.
All you need is:
- Activated Charcoal Powder – 2 tsp
- Multani Mitti -1 tsp
- Grapeseed oil (Optional) – ½ Tsp
- Peppermint essential oil – 2 to 3 drops
- Rosewater (Gulab Jal) – 5ml to 10ml to mix the paste
About the Ingredients:
Activated Charcoal Powder: It is one of the important natural ingredients that is used in skincare. It is a safe ingredient that helps to exfoliate skin and removes skin tan. Activated Charcoal reaches deep into the pore and cleanses extra oil. It deep cleans the buildup that causes blackheads and soothes acne-prone skin. It leaves the skin with a natural glow.
Multani Mitti: It is a mineral-rich natural clay with a lot of healing properties. It is the most widely used ingredient for skin such as reducing pigmentation, reducing oil, fighting acne, and balancing and blighting skin. It heals the damaged skin from sun exposure and provides radiant glowing skin.
Grapeseed Oil: It is anti-inflammatory and has antioxidant properties that lighten scars and boost collagen. Grapeseed oil is a source of vitamin E and has good omega-6 fatty acid that helps to control acne. It protects against radicals caused by UV rays of the Sun and Pollution leading to skin damage. It moisturizes skin and reduces fine lines and wrinkles.
Peppermint Essential Oil: It is one of the key ingredients used for Skin products. It is a highly concentrated oil hence must be used carefully in a defined quantity. Peppermint essential oil when added to Skincare, it leaves skin rejuvenated and refreshed. Its anti-inflammatory properties reduce itchily and redness of the skin. It reduces acne and lesions like papules, pustules, nodules, and cysts.
Rosewater: Rosewater also known as “Gulab Jal” balance the Ph level of the skin. It acts as a skin toner that controls acne and hydrate skin. It soothes skin and restores the skin from puffiness. It contains an oxidant that heals the cuts, scars, and burns. Rosewater gives a glowing effect to the skin.
How to Mix:
All you need to do is take 2 tsp of Activated Charcoal powder in a plastic bowl. Add 1 tsp of Multani Mitti also known as Bentonite clay into the same bowl. Add grapeseed oil or rosehip oil whichever is available, this is completely optional. Moreover, add peppermint essential oil in just 2 to 3 drops, it’s a highly concentrated oil. Then start mixing these ingredients by adding cold rosewater until the paste becomes smooth. Your Glowing Face pack is ready to use.
How to Apply:
Wash your face with a mild cleanser, and pat dry with a soft towel. Once dry, take an application brush and start applying evenly throughout your face and neck. You can also apply it on your hands and feet to remove skin tan from the areas. Make sure you protect your eyes and mouth while application of paste.
Leave it for 15 min and rinse off with lukewarm water. While washing off mildly massage it with a circular motion to remove the tan thoroughly. Your skin will feel smooth and glowing like never before. It is important to apply this mask every 15 days for best results.
Top it up with your favorite moisturizer and don’t forget to level up with sunscreen.
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