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Fair Complexion Tips

Batul Nafisa Baxamusa
Fair complexion is every woman's dream and those with fair complexion look for some tips to maintain their it. The following BeautiSecrets article covers some fair complexion tips that prove to be useful for all women.
You will find that the human skin complexion ranges from dark to pinkish white. The natural color and appearance of one's skin is called complexion.
The skin complexion depends on the melanin content in your skin. It is seen that people living in sunny places have darker skin shade and people in cooler areas have fairer or brownish skin shade. Yet, many people wish to have a flawless and fair complexion.
Skin tone always depends on the genetic background of an individual. Even then, people keep looking for ways to make their skin tone lighter. One can try to become fairer with cosmetic surgeries and treatments, but these are really expensive and  have high chances of side effects.

Natural Tips for Fair Complexion

Many times, skin gets tanned due to high exposure to the UV rays which makes your skin look dull, lifeless and dark. You can apply some simple homemade face packs to help remove the sun tan.
Try the following natural face masks as a 'de-tan' home treatments to have a healthy and lighter complexion for your skin.

Tips: #1

Soak 4 almonds overnight and make a fine paste of the almonds by mixing them with milk. This paste should be applied to the face and neck before going to bed and wash off the mask in the morning.Follow the procedure for 15 consecutive days after which it must be applied twice a week.

Tips: #2

Mix small amounts of lemon juice and honey together and apply it on your face and the whole body if needed.
Leave the mixture on the face undisturbed for 15 minutes after which you can wash off the mask.

Tips: #3

Mix 1 tbsp milk powder, 1 tbsp honey, 1 tbsp lemon juice and 1/2 tbsp almond oil in a bowl.

This mixture should be applied on the face and washed off after 10 - 15 minutes. This will not only bring a shine to the skin, but will also remove the set in tan.

Tips: #4

If you have dry skin, apply a mixture of equal amounts of cucumber juice and honey on the face. Leave the mixture undisturbed for 15 minutes and wash it off. Regular application of this mixture will help cure your dry skin and also will give you a lighter complexion.

Tips: #5

Apply a paste of some amount of Gram flour, 2 tsp milk and 3 - 4 drops of lime juice on your face and neck for 15 minutes and wash it off with water. Repeat this procedure for 15 days and you will notice a lighter complexion within a few days. After 15 days of this remedy, repeat it after every 2 weeks.

Tips: #6

Apply a mixture of grated tomato with  3 - 4 drops of lime juice in it on your face and neck for 15 minutes for 15 continuous days. Wash the pack with cold water. You will notice your complexion getting lighter with regular application.

Tips: #7

Mix turmeric powder with raw milk or rose water. Apply this mixture on your face everyday to maintain a fair complexion.

Tips: #8

Mix raw oatmeal, yogurt and tomato puree together. Apply the pack on the face and allow it to dry for 15 to 20 minutes. Then gently scrub off the paste and rinse it with cold water. You will get a naturally cleaned and scrubbed complexion.

Tips: #9

Make a paste by mixing papaya, honey, milk, and milk powder. Apply the pack on your face and leave for a few minutes, then wash off.

Tips # 10

Mix 4 parts of milk, 1 part of honey and 2 parts of lemon juice. Apply the mixture on the tanned areas for 15 minutes. Wash with cold water when the pack turns dry. This acts as a natural bleach and will give you a fair complexion.
These are some natural tips for a lighter complexion. Protect your skin from the harmful UV rays by applying sunscreens with Sun Protection Factor (SPF) 15 and higher. Eat lots of fruits and vegetables as they provide necessary vitamins and antioxidants helping your skin to look younger. Complexion doesn't matter, what matters is the health of your skin.