Natural Ways to Lighten Your Skin

Aug 16, 2019 Kayode Oseh

Dark skinned is beauty when maintained and well groomed - it is the most beautiful skin type anyone can ever have at the same time the worse if not well taken care of. Dark color in skin actually signifies that the skin is rich in melanin - the pigment that helps absorb dangerous ultraviolet radiation from sunlight and neutralize it effect. Without this pigment, most people would suffer from skin cancer most especially those that live in the region of the earth where sunlight is concentrated e.g, Africa. While melanin have a very positive impact on the skin, excess of it can actually alter the beauty of the skin.

Most people spend a lot of money trying to lighten up their skin in order to make it glow and beautiful but however, there may be no need for that. Just read on to discover the natural ways of fulfilling this dream without having to spend much, all you may just need majorly is Tomato.

Tomato

.    Blend or grate 1 tomato to fine paste.
   Apply this mixture over the skin.
.    Let it rest for 20 minutes and rinse it off with water.
.    Or consuming raw tomato juice daily in the morning also helps to achieve fairer and even skin tone.
   Repeat this process daily.

Tomato with Lemon Juice

In this combination, both tomato and lemons have natural bleaching properties that lighten the skin effectively.

.   Mix few drops of fresh lemon juice in 1 tablespoon tomato juice.
.    Apply the mixture over the skin and let it rest for 15 minutes.
   Rinse with lukewarm water followed by cold water.
.    Follow this process 3 times a week.

Tomato with Avocado

.    Blend 1 tomato and 1 avocado pulp to make a thick paste.
   Apply this mixture over the skin and let it rest for 20 minutes.
   Wash it off with lukewarm water followed by cold water.
.    If followed regularly, you achieve desired results.

Tomato with Sugar

This combination makes an amazing scrub which exfoliates the accumulated dead skin and makes skin soft and supple.

   Blend 1 tomato to a fine paste.
.    Add 2 tablespoons sugar to the tomato paste and stir well.
   Gently scrub this mixture over the skin for 10 minutes.
   Let the mixture rest for 15 minutes.
   Rinse with lukewarm water followed by cold water.
.    Repeat this process 3 times a week.

Tomato with Yogurt and Oatmeal

.    Mix 1 tablespoon each of tomato juice, yogurt and oatmeal to make fine paste.
   Apply an even coat of mixture on the skin.
.    After 20 minutes, rinse it off with cold water.
.    Or you can exclude oatmeal and follow the remaining process.
.    To achieve quick results, follow this process 2 – 3 times a week.

Tomato with Honey

   Blend 1/2 tomato to get a smooth puree.
   Add 1 tablespoon honey to the mixture and stir well.
.    Allow it rest for 15 minutes.
   Wash it off with lukewarm water followed by cold water.
   For better results, repeat the process 3 times a week.

Tomato with Cucumber

Both tomato and cucumber have astringent properties which tighten the large open pores, hydrate and lighten the skin.

.    Blend 1/2 ripe tomato and 1/4 peeled cucumber.
.    Apply this mixture over the skin.
   After 15 minutes, rinse it off with cold water.
.    Or you add 1 teaspoon of turmeric or honey or orange juice to the mixture and follow the same process.
   Following this process 2 – 3 times a week will lighten the skin quickly.

Tomato with Olive Oil

   Mix 4 tablespoons tomato juice and 1 teaspoon olive oil.
   Apply this mixture over the skin and let it rest for 15 minutes.
.    Rinse it off with lukewarm water followed by cold water.
   To achieve quick results, repeat this process 3 times a week.

Tomato with Potato

.    Mix 2 tablespoons each of tomato and potato juice.
.    Apply this mixture over the skin.
.    Let it rest for 15 minutes and rinse it off with cold water.
.    Or Add 1 teaspoon honey to the mixture and follow the same process.
.    Repeat this process daily.

Tomato with Orange Lentil and Aloe Vera

Tomato contains astringent properties which tone and whitens the skin, orange lentil clears excess oil from the skin and aloe vera hydrates the skin.

.    Soak orange lentil over night and blend it to fine paste in the morning. Or alternatively you can use store brought orange lentil powder.
   Scoop out gel from aloe vera.
.    Grate 1/2 tomato to a smooth paste.
.    Mix orange lentil (powder or paste), aloe vera gel and tomato pulp and stir together.
   Apply this paste over the dark skin.
   Let it rest for 10 – 15 minutes and rinse it off with cold water.
   Continue using this method 3 times a week to achieve the results.
   For added benefits add little coconut oil to the mixture.

Tomato with Papaya

This combination provides instant glow and radiance to the skin.

   Combine 2 tablespoons each of papaya and tomato juice.
.    Apply this mixture over the skin and let it rest for 20 minutes.
.    Wash it off with lukewarm water followed by cold water.
   To observe results quickly, follow the process 3 times a week.

Tomato with Coconut Oil and Turmeric

   Mix equal quantities of tomato pulp, coconut oil and turmeric.
   Using fingers gently massage this mixture over the skin.
.    After 10 minutes, let it rest for 15 minutes.
.    Rinse it off with lukewarm water followed by cold water.
.    Use this process daily before going to bed.

Tomato with Milk

The nutrients present in milk and vitamins present in tomato will nourish and lighten the skin.

   Mix 1/2 cup each of tomato juice and milk.
   Apply this mixture over the skin.
   After 20 minutes, rinse it off with cold water.
.    Or you can also use milk powder instead of milk and follow the same process.
.    Continue using this process daily to achieve desired results.

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