26. Trying Raw Potato
The potato juice has mild bleaching properties that can lighten skin naturally, due to the high amount of vitamin C found in it. Here are step by step instructions to use raw potato for getting the lighter skin.
- You cut a raw potato into 2 halves and then you rub the exposed flesh from potato over the skin where you wish to lighten.
- Next, you repeat this way frequently to see a significant result.
Other fruit and vegetables you can use to replace for potatoes are tomatoes and cucumbers that contain the high quantities of vitamin C.
27. Trying Papaya
One of other easy tips on how to get lighter skin is using papaya. This fruit is often used in many beauty treatments for lightening the skin complexion. The natural bleaching properties of papaya will make the skin be glowing and healthy. Papaya also works as a great and natural skin whitener. Further, it consists of skin lightening compounds such as vitamin C, papain and alpha hydroxy acids. These compounds reduce pigmentation, lighten skin tone, maintain skin’s pH balance and improve skin firmness and texture. Here are 3 ways to use papaya for getting the lighter skin.
Option 1: Eat papaya as a fruit. Papaya has the cleansing properties that help you in cleansing the skin of impurities, which may be causing it to be darker.
Option 2: you rub the internal part of the papaya skin over your face. Then you let it dry. Next, you wash your face off with the cold water & pat it dry. You should do this way daily till you see a significant result.
- You mash a ripe papaya
- Then you mix it with 1 cup of the freshly squeezed lemon juice.
- You massage this mixture throughout your face & neck.
- Then you leave it on there for about 30 to 45 minutes before you wash it off with the cold water.
- You do this way about 2 to 3 times a week until you see a visible change in the skin tone.
Combining natural home remedies with practicing good skin care also is one of the best plans on how to get lighter skin. Keep reading to know more!
III. Practicing Good Skin Care
1. Quit Smoking
Quit smoking is one of the easiest tips on how to get lighter skin fast and naturally. Smoking can make your skin to be more sallow (it also can cause wrinkles) so if you desire to protect the health of your skin, quitting smoking is the first thing you need to do.