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

Symptoms to look for:
• Darkening of the affected skin
• Presence of blisters in severe cases

• Sun exposure facilitates production of vitamin D
• Excessive sun exposure can cause:
o Sunburn
o Skin cancer
o Weak immune system
• Exposure to the sun damages melanin leading to brief skin darkening

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

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