Bleach your Way to Glowing Skin with these Homemade Remedies

By:Vasudha Bhat, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:Jun 09, 2014

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Homemade bleaches are 100 percent safe and leave no side-effects on the skin. Using home remedies to get rid of unwanted dullness and spots from your face is always a better idea. Chemical-based bleaches can leave rashes and red spots on your skin but, homemade bleaches not only leave your face glowing but also nourish your skin.
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    Homemade Bleaches for Glowing Skin

    Most women fear the intolerable burning sensation caused during bleaching which makes them avoid it most of the times. Usually, bleaches do not have the perfect combination of chemicals which can upon application damage the skin. In such a condition, natural bleaches can prove to be really helpful.

    Let’s know more about them.

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    Dry orange peel in the sun and grind it in a mixer. Once the orange peel has been reduced to powdery form, add some fresh cream to it and make a paste. Apply this paste all over your face and neck and let it dry for 10 minutes.

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    Tomato and Lime Juice

    Add some lime juice to freshly extracted tomato juice and clean your face with it. Repeat this for a few days and you will have glowing skin.

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    Lemon, Cucumber and Wheat

    Grind a cucumber and add lime juice to it. To this paste, add wheat flour and apply it on your face. Let it dry and rinse it after 15 minutes.

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    Turmeric and Lemon

    Add a few drops of lime juice to turmeric powder and make a fine paste. Avoid buying readymade turmeric powder because it may contain chemicals which can be harmful for your skin.

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    White Vinegar

    You might have used this remedy to get rid of pimples but, did you know that white vinegar can act as a substitute for bleaching prodcuts. If your face looks dull due to sunburns, white vinegar which is loaded with vitamin C can be the remedy you were looking for. Pour few drops on a cotton ball and clear your face with it.

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    Grate a cucumber and add some fuller’s earth and sandalwood powder to it. Apply the paste on your face for 5-10 minutes and rinse later with cold water. You will see the results instantly.

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    Papaya contains an enzyme called pepsin which helps clear the face. Rub raw papaya on your face for 15-20 minutes and let it stay for some time.

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    Grate a potato and add some rose water to it to form a paste. If you suffer from oily or dry skin, add some lime juice or honey to the potato. Apply the paste to your face and let it stay for 15 minutes. Finally, rinse with clean water.

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    Milk and Flour

    Take little flour in a bowl add milk to form a thick paste. Apply the paste on all the affected areas and keep it on for 30 minutes. Rinse the dried paste with lukewarm water.

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