This DIY Face Mask Will Help You Get Rid of a Tan, Real Fast

Say hello to clearer, brighter skin in under 30 mins.

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Summer days are full of light and sunshine and we tend to spend ours out in the open. Unfortunately, be it outdoor activities or your daily commute, the harsh summer sun can tend to wreak on your skin. A great sunscreen and floppy hat may offer you some protection, but more often you end up with a darker, uneven skin tone.

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Well, we now have a solution to those summer skin woes, and it can be found in your kitchen closet. This simple and effective DIY face mask is the perfect way to brighten your skin, remove stubborn tan and instantly restore your natural skin tone and even take it a few shades lighter.

All you need is :

Lemon juice, 2 tablespoons of icing sugar , 1 tablespoon of aloe gel , and half a tea spoon of baking soda.

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Mix thoroughly into a paste and apply to clean skin, leaving on for half an hour.

Rinse with cold water and remember to use a good sunscreen after that.

Voila, your skin will instantly feel lighter and smoother. The citric acid and vitamin C in lemon lightens and brightens the skin, where the icing sugar exfoliates the skin and helps in cell renewal. Aloe gel provides moisture and multiple beauty benefits, while baking soda maintains PH balance. What a multi-tasker, isn't it?

Applied for a few days, this pack could magically and naturally transform your skin tone without having to splurge on expensive beauty products amd salons.

So slather on and beat the summer heat by staying gorgeous!

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