How To Use Chamomile To Lighten Skin

How To Use Chamomile To Lighten Skin

The properties of chamomile for the skin are well known and appreciated, this being a great product to invigorate and refresh skin and ultimately make it more beautiful. But did you know this therapeutic grass is also a powerful clarifying agent? That is, camomile can help you have a more unified tone and combat the dark marks that obscure your skin and make your skin look off and aged. If you want to know how to use chamomile to lighten skin continue to read this OneHowTo article and see the results of the treatment for yourself.

Steps to follow:

As mentioned, chamomile is an ideal medicinal plant to unify the tone of the skin and combat the browning of areas of both face and body. This is thanks to its properties and so it's ideal if you wish to tackle facial marks or clarify the skin in areas which tend to darken over time, such as armpits, knees or elbows, this can prove helpful. Below you'll find a step by step guide to the procedure you must follow.


The best natural remedy to clarify the skin with chamomile, which will also benefit its health, is making a whitening mask from chamomile and honey. Adding honey is also perfect to soften the skin and allow it to be completely moisturized, making the final result even better. The ingredients that you'll need to make the mask are:

  • 4 spoonfuls of dry chamomile flowers
  • 1 large spoonful of honey
  • 1 cup of water
  • Drops of rose water (optional)

You can add some fuller's earth too, it is effective and natural.


The first step is to pour the cup of water into a saucepan and heat it until it reaches boiling point.

Add the 4 spoonfuls of dry camomile flowers straight away and leave to boil for at least 10 minutes.

Remove the saucepan from the heat to cool off. Afterwards, drain the camomile infusion to dispose of the dry flowers and add the spoonful of honey and drops of rose water to the liquid. Stir all ingredients and your chamomile lightening mask will be ready to be applied.


It is time to apply the chamomile and honey mask on the area you want to clarify. It is important you use this preparation on very clean skin and free of impurities, otherwise you will not get the desired effect. Once you have applied it, leave to act on the skin for 15 minutes and then you can withdraw it with abundant warm water.


In addition to using chamomile to clarify the skin, you should know that it is also an excellent medicinal plant to ensure that facial hair is not visible, as well as to achieve natural golden reflexes in the fair-haired, combat under-eye bags, alleviate tired feet, get rid of acne scars etc. Do You Want to know how you can carry out these beauty treatments at home? Discover how in the following articles.

  • How to make Chamomile Essential oil at home
  • Chamomile oil: properties and uses

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