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Skin Whitening Tips

Rashida Khilawala
I am sure you have heard of skin whitening tips before. Nevertheless, this article provides you with some effective tips that certainly work.
Thanks to fairytale and novels, fair-skinned beauties are the dream. Each one wants to have fair, flawless skin and get swooned by a prince. Why not? Seems like a good plan, very flattering and romantic, don't you think?

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The market is flooded with products, which assure to make you fairer and whiter. You could try any of those. Also, there are plenty of natural ways to become fairer. Therefore, some natural skin whitening tips are mentioned in the article.

Apply Sunscreen

Sunscreen is a secret ingredient to become fairer. The sun's UV rays affect our skin causing sunburn, even when we are indoors. More so, there are several constituents in our surroundings that cause the melanin rate to increase. Sunscreen creams help reduce the effect of the UV rays, and stop the increasing melanin rate.
After regular use over a period of time, it starts reducing the melanin as well. Melanin are the skin-darkening cells. Thus, it gives rise to a whiter complexion.


Moisturizing is also a very important method for a fair look. Drying often results in skin darkening. More so, it tends to get tanned faster. Therefore, keeping your skin moisturized at all times is a sure fire way to making it fairer.
Make sure that all your exposed body parts are kept moisturized. This also helps in keeping your skin supple and smooth. I would call it, touchable!


Tomato has bleaching effects. It is a natural lightener. Rubbing it on your face and body is one of the best way to bleach without any harmful chemicals. It gives the best effects when the tomato is cold.
Cut it in half, and rub the internal part of the tomato on your body. Rub it for around 10 minutes, and then, leave it on for around 20 to 25 minutes. Then, wash it off with cold water. You might feel a tinge of dryness, so it is better to apply a moisturizer after that.

Wheat Flour

Wheat flour is a great secret to a fair and soft body. Mix wheat flour with water, making it a thin paste. Rub it on to the exposed parts. Make sure that you have applied it evenly. Leave it on for around 15 to 20 minutes.
While washing it off, rub it like a scrub. Dab dry your face to avoid too much friction. Regular wheat flour treatment, say, once a week, is a great way to have soft, supple, and fair skin.

Papaya Extract

Papaya extract is great for the body, face, and hair. Consuming it everyday is great for the eyes, skin, hair, and the digestive system. Applying it as a pack works well for a white complexion.
Mash the papaya, cool it, and apply it. Leave it on for around 20 minutes. Lounge around while you wait. Wash it off after the stipulated time. Dry your face lightly. You will notice your skin tone to be fairer, along with a soft glow as well.

Bonus Note

There are many lifestyle changes that can help you make your skin a shade fairer, if not more. Reduce coffee intake. Coffee is responsible for increasing the body toxin level as well as the heat. This leads to increase melanin count, hence, the dark tinge.
Reducing coffee intake will lead to a slow and steady whitening process. To increase the speed, ensure that you drink 4 to 5 liters of water on a daily basis. This will help flush out the toxins from the body faster.
Many more home remedies, like splashing the face with rose water on a daily basis, lemon scrubs, orange peel scrub, etc., can be tried out. However, you need to be very patient with them, since they are natural, and will take some time to implement.
You can also opt for the hordes of fairness creams that are available in the market. They work as well. Make sure you wash your face regularly, this will help avoid pore clotting.
Disclaimer: This Story is for informative purposes only, and should not be used as a replacement for expert medical advice.