Recipes for bleaching skin are chemicals-free, natural way to do skin bleaching. A homemade skin bleach produces results that do not damage the skin. Homemade skin whiteners are often used to treat dark spots on face, acne scarring, and other skin discolorations.
The term homemade skin bleach sounds as if there is a strong, caustic chemical effect. Quite the contrary. The bleach that we purchase from markets contains harmful chemicals that destroy skin in the long run. While initially it may seem to work wonders, over time, the skin turns brittle and dry. Read more about the dangers of chemical skin bleaching. As a replacement for chemical skin bleaches, it is useful to go the natural way. These natural recipes for bleaching skin are easy to follow and maintain.
Here are 5 homemade skin lightener recipes:
1. Soak few almond overnight. In the morning, peel the skin from almonds. Make thick paste. To this paste add equal amount of honey. Almonds brings shine to the skin and honey makes it soft and supple. Apply this on your face and shoulder. Keep for 15 - 20 minutes and wash off. Its better not to store this; make it afresh everyday.
2. Buy some sandalwood powder and make paste. To this add equal amounts of lemon juice, cucumber juice and tomato juice. Don’t include the seeds in tomato and cucumber extract. Mix all of these properly to make smooth paste. Apply for 20 minutes and wash off. All these ingredients have skin cleansing properties also.
3. This recipe for bleaching skin contains some chemicals but they are not harmful to large extent. What you do is mix Fullers earth (multani mitti) with little bit of peroxide. Peroxide is easily available on the market and the amount used should be just about enough to make smooth paste. Then add 4-5 drops of ammonia.
Using ammonia is optional. If you do not measure ammonia properly, excess ammonia can burn the skin. Without using ammonia, the bleach paste with fullers earth and peroxide is enough too.
Keep in mind: Prolonged use of high concentrations of hydrogen peroxide on the skin can cause skin irritation, blisters and scarring. Read more about warnings and dangers of inappropriate use of hydrogen peroxide to bleach arm hair
4. Buy milk powder. Mix together lemon juice, honey, and milk powder. Since no water is added, the lemon juice should be sufficient to make the paste. After the paste is made, put the bowl in microwave just for 10-12 seconds. Take it out and stir continuously. This will mix the milk powder perfectly. Apply the paste on your face, shoulders, arms, and neck anytime. Keep for 25-30 minutes and wash the mixture off.
5. Orange peels have skin cleansing properties. What you need to do is save the orange peels. Gather few of them and then place in hot water for few minutes. This procedure will remove whatever pesticide content was left in them. Take out from hot water, dry them completely in sun. After drying, turn them into powder form. To this powder form, add little amount of milk to make smooth paste. You can apply this on face, neck, arms, and shoulders. Keep for up to one hour and rinse off.
Bonus tip: You can crush a few Aspirins, mix them with water and apply the paste on the face. Aspirin contains salicylic acid which cleanses the skin and reduces discoloration. For better results, you can purchase a concentrated peel such as Salicylic Acid 20% Gel Peel, 30ml (Professional).
Remember that do not overuse the natural recipes for bleaching skin and also keep your eyes safe from them. There is no assurance that all these recipes are going to work for everyone. We all have different skin texture and they will adjust to the recipes differently - some might show fast results or some will show no results at all but these are much better and safer than chemical ones!
Skin discoloration makes the skin appear older. Recipes for bleaching skin reduce the discoloration, cleanse the skin, and remove the layer of dead skin by sloughing off the top cell layer of the skin which results in a refreshed, youthful appearance of the skin. Check out more natural anti aging skin care recipes.
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