Tan removal at home

Summer is at its peak and it’s already soaring hot in Chennai 😦 Yet one more month to suffer 😦  Although I like summers more compared to winter, it comes with its own problem – TAN 

This post is about easy home remedy to remove the tan and it works wonders to your skin. The best part is it can be applied all over your body , its natural and cheap

The wonderful ingredient is ripe tomatoes (get the local variety for more effect)

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Please check whether you are allergic to enzymes in tomato by doing a patch test. Also avoid it after your facial, waxing or threading at least give 3 days break.

How to:

Slice the tomato in half and rub it in circular fashion on your face and neck . Leave it for 15 minutes and wash it with cold water

If you want to apply to your whole body, grind it and apply the pulp mixture. Do it in bathroom to avoid mess

Benefits of Tomato :

  1. Tomatoes contain a high level of lycopene, which is a substance that is used in some of the facial cleansers .
  2. Tomatoes helps in reducing pore size
  3. Tomatoes contain a great deal of Vitamin A and Vitamin C.
  4. Tomatoes are rich in beta carotene
  5. Tomatoes serve as astringent 
Good Luck !

 

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DIY: Effective Sunburn treatment @ home

Summer has already started in Chennai and you will start feeling dehydrated within sometime of sun exposure. You have to soak yourself in a tub of sunscreen and stay hydrated to escape from sun 😦 However you can’t escape from sunburn irrespective of any caution you take. Obviously you can’t lock yourself at home /office.This DIY will be helpful and handy . Its über effective and you can do it at home. Its natural and it doesn’t put a hole in your budget

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Ingredients :

  1. Cucumber Juice
  2. Honey

Preparation:
Grate cucumber or grind cucumber pieces. Strain them to take our cucumber juice.Mix cucumber juice and honey in ratio of 2:1

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How to apply:
Wash your face and pat dry. Now apply this mixture and leave it for 20 minutes. Wash off and apply moisturizer if needed
You can apply this for your whole body as well

I don’t want to waste the cucumber. I’ll grind them in fine paste and mix with honey. I’ll apply them after bath. You will delighted with instant cooling effect you get for summer and it works 🙂 Always use them as fresh batch .

What are you waiting for? Go try it 🙂