The skin is exposed every day to damaging external factors, which over time encourage the appearance of spots, dryness, blemishes, wrinkles, acne scars, etc. that result in fatigued and darkened skin. There are many cosmetics that have been specially created to combat this problem, but there are also certain natural products that can be combined together to achieve effective skin brightening effects. Discover in this OneHowTo article how to make homemade masks to lighten skin.
Lemon and oatmeal mask. Lemon is a very powerful natural ingredient to lighten skin. If you notice that your skin looks dull and unhealthy, do not hesitate to try this homemade mask.
To make it, chop fresh lemon peel into cubes and place in a bowl. Then, add the juice of half a lemon and two tablespoons of oatmeal. Apply the mixture on the area of skin you want to clarify and leave it on for 15 minutes. It is best to apply the mask at night, because exposure to the sun after using this mask could cause stains to appear on the skin.
Papaya, carrot and honey mask. Papaya is another ingredient perfect for softening the skin and giving it a more even tone. You can make this homemade mask by mashing papaya and adding a well cooked grated carrot and a tablespoon of honey. Stir the mixture well and apply the resulting paste to the skin, leaving it to work for 30 minutes. Your skin will feel renewed and look bright.
Chamomile and honey mask. In addition to the soothing properties of chamomile, you can also use it to lighten skin. It is very good for treating skin irritations such as acne, eczema, etc. If you want to make this homemade mask, brew some chamomile tea, add honey, and if you like, a little rose water. Now just apply it to the area you want to brighten and remove after about 15 minutes.
In this OneHowTo article we show you how to use Chamomile to lighten skin in detail.
Yogurt and lemon mask. This is another great homemade lemon-based mask to lighten skin, made with yogurt. These two ingredients are perfect for improving dark spots and shrinking pores. Make this homemade mask by mixing two tablespoons of plain yogurt and lemon juice. When you have a uniform mixture, apply it on the area you want to clarify and leave to work on your skin for about 45 minutes.
Milk, lemon and honey mask. This preparation is perfect to cleanse your skin, lighten it and hiding blemishes. You only need to mix a spoonful of powdered milk, a spoonful of lemon juice and another of honey. Apply on the area and leave to stand for 20 minutes and rinse with lukewarm or cold water after this time has passed.
If the area of your skin you want to lighten is the upper lip or mustache area, you should take into account there are some specific home remedies for this area. For example, you can make a lightening cream mixing glycerin and lemon, as this last option is a natural lightener.
But if you don't have glycerin, you can lighten your upper lip shadow with natural yogurt and lemon juice, leaving the mixture react on the area for half an hour. In this article we give you more tricks on how to get rid of a female mustache or upper lip shadow.
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- We recommend that you apply a homemade mask to lighten the skin once a week.