Many years ago royal women wanted to keep their skin white because having tanned skin meant that the person had been working under the sun, something unacceptable for royalty.
They used various tricks and home remedies to lighten their skin, especially buttermilk baths.
There are several natural ingredients that have properties to lighten the skin. Examples are onion juice, cucumber juice, parsley and turmeric.
Here are some recipes for whitening the skin. Do not forget to consult with a dermatologist before using these home remedies. An allergy test should also be done before putting any ingredient on the skin.
To do a test you can put the substance on the bottom of the wrist and leave it for 48 hours. If there is no reaction, it is likely that you do not have an allergy to the ingredient.
Whey to rinse the skin
Apply with a cotton ball and let it act overnight. It can also be added to the water in the tub.
Another recipe to whiten the skin
Put the orange peels to dry in the sun. When they are dry, pepper them and make a powder. Add milk to form a cream and apply it over the area you want to whiten. Let it dry. Wash with warm water. Repeat every day.
Skin lightening cream
Take the egg whites and add fresh lemon juice. Beat it until it is creamy and apply it at night. Before leaving the next day you should wash this mixture well since the lemon with the sun stains the skin. The lemon also serves to awaken the knees.
Wrinkle skin with rice water
Put a handful of rice in three cups of water and set over low heat until it boils. Let cool and apply water with a cotton ball. Let him act all night.
Potato juice for a uniform skin tone
The toy that comes out to the potatoes is very effective to lighten the skin and achieve a uniform tone. Simply cut a potato in half and pass it through the area you want to rinse. Leave on for a few minutes and wash with warm water. Repeat every day.
Elder blossoms to whiten the skin
A small wipe is sewn with the triangle sewing machine but one side is left without sewing. It is filled with all dried elderberry flowers that fit and is used to wash your face. It not only whitens the skin but softens it.
To whiten the skin and remove the tan
Apply 2 tablespoons of yogurt all over face, lie down and wait until dry. Rinse with water. Repeat twice a week.
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How to rinse the skin with parsley
This remedy should not be used if exposed to the sun. Chop a bunch of parsley into small pieces. It is poured into a bowl and boiling water is poured. Let stand for half an hour. Strain, parsley is discarded and the water is allowed to cool. Then apply the water as a lotion two or three times a day. This remedy also serves to remove pimples and pimples.
White skin with sour milk
Sour milk has a high content of lactic acid, which acts as a natural peeling. It can be applied directly on the skin with a cotton. People with very sensitive skin should not use this remedy.
Turmeric (turmeric) for whitening the skin
A very common remedy for skin whitening in India is turmeric (saffron from India). You can make a paste with turmeric and water and put it on the skin. After one hour it washes. It is said that turmeric inhibits the production of melanin, which is what gives the color to the skin. However, it should be taken into account that after putting turmeric the skin is yellowish for several hours.
Whitening skin with soy
Warren Wallo, director of scientific research at Johnson & Johnson says soy contains proteins that inhibit the production of pigment in the skin.
To clarify the skin and give it a uniform tone, you can try this recipe for a natural cleanser.
- 1 cup soy milk
- 1/2 cup oats in grains
- 1 tablespoon honey
Sprinkle all ingredients in a blender at high speed until smooth and creamy. Pour the mixture into a jar that has a tight lid. To use it, massage the skin with the mixture and wash with warm water. Store the mixture in the refrigerator for 2 or 3 weeks.