*Guest Post by Daisy*
The darkening of the skin caused by the hot sun rays, it is also known as sunburns. There are people who willingly tan their skin through sunbathing, especially during the summer when the sun rays are much hot. Other people use chemical products that produce a tanning effect without exposure to the UV rays.
Excessive exposure of skin to the sun can cause the dangerous disease known as skin cancer and accelerate aging of the skin causing wrinkles. It is not easy to bring a dark tanned skin back to normal but with patience and care it can be done.
There are varieties of homemade or natural treatment for sun tan that includes lemon juice, cucumber juice, aloe Vera, raw potato and many others. [Keep Reading]
*This is a guest post from Rowan*
People have been using various natural ingredients to lighten their skin for thousands of years, going back to the Ancient Egyptians.
Some of these homemade remedies work, and produce noticeable results if you’re just looking for a mild change to your skin tone.
You can make your skin lighter without spending a lot of money, or using powerful chemicals, but it won’t happen overnight.
That’s not to say that all homemade remedies are safe, for example in Elizabethan England, women and men used to whiten their skin with Ceruse—a dangerous combination of vinegar and lead. [Keep Reading]
I think that the cooler months are the perfect time to think about whitening my skin. This may have something to do with the fact that I’m from Canada and we rarely see the sun during the long winter months. On the other hand, it could also be that summertime induces the desire for tanned, glowing skin.
For those of you that yearn for lighter skin regardless of the time of year, then you’ll still appreciate this post.
I’m going to share a home remedy for skin whitening that I developed using safe, natural ingredients. But first, I’m going to bust 3 common myths about skin whitening for you. [Keep Reading]
*This is a guest post by Avanti *
Turmeric is a popular spice in India and you won’t find any house without it. It has been used in India for thousands of years and is a major part of Ayurvedic medicine.
It was first used as a dye and then later for its possible medicinal properties. It is believed that a pinch of turmeric in your food everyday prevents various life threatening diseases.
It plays a vital role in almost every Indian cuisine. It has been a proven and time tested home remedy as antiseptic for any small cuts or burns.
It is also a very important part of homemade granny’s beauty solutions. These days its benefit has been very well utilized by the top cosmetics brands that boast of turmeric as one of their key ingredients. [Keep Reading]
I use face masks for several reasons. Sometimes my skin looks dull and lifeless so I use a vitamin C infused recipe to breathe some life back into it.
Other days my skin is in desperate need of an exfoliation so I make a lactic acid rich mask to help promote cellular turnover. Looking to turn back time a little? I’ve got a mask for that too.
With all these different masks you’re probably wondering what on earth I could have come up with this time. Well, since I’m in the business of curing all skin ailments, I’m focusing my efforts on skin lightening.
So far I’ve covered vitamins, food and hand delivered you a fabulous and natural skin lightening cream recipe.
While these are all well and good, sometimes you need a serious overnight soaking to lighten up your skin tone. [Keep Reading]
Scrub a dub time, let’s whiten up this tub! No, I’m not talking about giving your bathtub a good cleaning. I’m thinking more along the lines of a natural skin lightening cream you can use in the bath!
Skin lightening vitamins and foods are all well and good, but it’s time to work on your skin from the outside in. There are several things you can use on your skin to moisturize and whiten. All you have to do is make your own little bath cream. [Keep Reading]
You know what I like best about food? It doesn’t just nourish your body; it influences a whole host of other body issues.
I love that simply by eating the right foods, I can chomp my way to a slimmer, healthier, brighter or lighter self. It’s all in what you eat! And puhleaseee, you know this girls lurvvvsss to get her eat on!
Since I’ve been on a bit of a skin lightening fix lately, I decided to dig a little deeper and find a few of the tastiest foods that lighten your skin. [Keep Reading]
Who doesn’t like a little controversy every now and again? Life gets a little boring if you don’t disagree with someone once in awhile. On that note, I’d like to discuss a skin care practice that tends to put people in a debating mood; skin lightening.
Hands up if you’ve ever seen an Asian woman hiding under an umbrella on a sunny afternoon?
*both hands up*
I see it every day here in Thailand.
However, in North America, these sightings tend to shock most caucasians, causing them to audibly gasp because so many people there covet tanned skin. So what the heck are these Asians doing with an umbrella on a cloudless day? [Keep Reading]
*this is a guest post from Grace*
There are many people who wish to lighten their skin but aren’t quite sure how without ravaging their skin. Some people have said that isn’t possible, however there a few things – 10, to be exact! – you can do to help lighten your skin to the shade you desire.
And best of all, they come from Mother Nature herself! [Keep Reading]
Sun spots, age spots, liver spots, dark spots…spots, spots, spots. It doesn’t matter which name you give them, no amount of makeup coverage will replace the feeling your once naturally healthy looking skin gave you.
There are so many reasons for developing spots and melasmas, but thankfully there are just as many homemade remedies to ditch them. Let’s learn a little bit more about them, shall we?