How to Tan Your Skin Naturally
Nowadays you can fulfil your desire to have more tanned skin thanks to the many tanning products available to buy. But if we want to protect the natural condition of our skin and make it look golden and at the same time beautiful and healthy, there are some natural products that we can use, which will become our best allies. Pay close attention to this OneHowTo article on how to tan your skin naturally and you can show off a bright and healthy colour.
Out of the foods that help you tan, carrot stands out for its high beta-carotene content, a pigment that gives colour to the skin and helps it to maintain its colour for longer. This is why carrot-based home remedies are the best option for tanning your skin naturally. We suggest making a self-tanner for which you will need 250ml of carrot, 4 tablespoons of olive oil and 4 tablespoons of lemon juice. Mix all the ingredients in a bowl until you get a smooth paste, and then keep it in a glass jar with an airtight seal. It is better if the jar is made out of dark glass to preserve all the properties of the ingredients. Now your suntan lotion is ready to be applied to your skin.
Another excellent lotion for tanning the skin naturally and also for ensuring that it is well hydrated is one that is made out of carrot and coconut oil. Just mix carrot juice with a few drops of coconut oil until you get a smooth paste. Store the mixture in a glass bottle and apply onto clean skin. You'll see that you get a very flattering golden tone that will keep your skin in good condition thanks to the nourishing properties of the coconut oil.
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Would you like to tan your skin from the inside? Have a carrot juice mixed with a little lemon juice, every day, it is great to prepare your skin and give you the vitamins that can help you get a more attractive tan faster. Wash and chop 4 carrots, blend them in a blender and add in some lemon juice. Blend it again to get an even mixture and that's it! A delicious juice that we can have chilled on hot days.
Besides carrot, another food that is high in beta-carotene to help you get a perfect, healthy and beautiful tan is the tomato. In this case, we recommend making the most of its properties by making a lotion to use on your skin out of the juice of 2 ripe tomatoes, a tablespoon of olive oil and a few drops of lemon juice. When ready, store the mixture in a glass jar that you can take out with you and apply it before sunbathing.
If you want your skin to tan and become more golden in no time, a magnificent home remedy is to make a very stong black tea and spray it onto your skin just before going to the beach or going out into the sun.
These home remedies are perfect to be able to tan your skin naturally and get a more beautiful skin tone but they should never replace sun cream because they don't protect your skin from UV rays. You should then apply sun cream to avoid sunburn and skin damage.
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