Natural Ayurvedic Home Remedies for Removing Skin Tan

Removing Skin Tan
  • Tan refers to the skin darkening due to exposure to the UV radiation of the sun
  • In many regions, tanning is often done intentionally by sun bathing or other artificial methods
  • Sun exposure facilitates production of vitamin D
  • Excessive sun exposure can cause:
    • Sunburn
    • Skin cancer
    • Weak immune system
  • Exposure to the sun damages melanin leading to brief skin darkening
  • Darkening of the affected skin
  • Presence of blisters in severe cases
Simple techniques
  1. Natural home remedy using tomatoes and lemon juice

    1. Crush 2 washed tomatoes into a puree
    2. Add 4 tbsp lemon juice
    3. Mix well
    4. Apply on the tanned skin
    5. Leave it for 20 min
    6. Wash off with cold water
    7. Do this for 15 days
  2. Natural home remedy using lemon juice and turmeric powder

    1. Take 6 tbsp lemon juice
    2. Add 2 tsp turmeric powder
    3. Mix well to make paste
    4. Apply on the tanned skin
    5. Leave it for 30 min
    6. Wash off with water
  • Rub potato slice on tanned skin for 5-10 min

These remedies are based on the principles of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of healing, and are completely natural, non-invasive, and can be prepared at home. Consult your doctor if the symptoms persist. Refer to the terms of use.

Dr. B.N. Sinha

Ayurveda Expert,

Dr. B.N. Sinha has been a practitioner and an avid patron of Ayurveda for 20 years now. He specializes in lifestyle disorders and chronic disease management. Due to his keen focus on spreading awareness about his discipline, Dr. Sinha has played a pivotal role in several educational institutions. He retired as Dean, University of Delhi, Principal A & U Tibbia College, New Delhi.

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