The skin complexion of humans is largely affected by melanin—the pigment that is produced by the skin cells ‘Melanocytes’. Having a clear skin means there’s a less amount of melanin present in our skin and this is what all fairness promising products target. Here, we will share with you 7 home remedies serving the purpose.

Remember! A disciplined approach towards a skin care regime can give you a healthy and glowing complexion you always desired. These remedies will help you remove sun tan and pigmentation caused by overexposure to sun or stress.

Honey trick: Honey, if used with agents like lemon and cinnamon can do wonders to your skin. Mix equal quantities of honey, lemon juice and apply on to your skin. In another remedy, mix a tiny amount of cinnamon with about half a teaspoon of honey and apply it on your face. Leave these mixtures on your skin for 10-15 minutes, and then rinse with water.honey

Potato: The potato juice works as a bleaching agent. Peel off the skin of a potato and grate it. Collect the juice and apply on to your skin, leave it for 10-15 minutes and then wash off with water. For dry skin, add 2-3 drops of honey to this juice.

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Tomato: Apply the pulp of a mashed tomato on your skin; leave it for 10-15 minutes and then wash off with water. Combining it with lemon also adds to the results. Take a ripe tomato, mash it and add a few drops of lemon juice to it. Apply it to your skin, let it sit for 15 minutes, then wash it off with water.

Saffron with olive oil: A tiny amount of saffron mixed with olive oil is a great natural remedy to make your skin fair.

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Almond oil, lemon juice, and milk: Mix a spoonful each of almond oil, lemon juice, and milk powder. Apply the mask on your skin and let it sit for about 15 minutes, and then wash it off with water.

Papaya and Honey: For an oily skin, apply a mixture of papaya, honey, and milk to your face. Leave it for 15 minutes and then wash it off with water.

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Curd magic: Mix two tablespoons of curd with one tablespoon of honey. Apply on your face daily. Leave it for 10-15 minutes, then wash it off with water.