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Lemon: The Star Ingredient You Need To Remove Feet Tan

From potato to cucumber, see what other vegetables can help your feet look fair.
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  • Krati Purwar
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Published -26 May 2022, 16:31 ISTUpdated -26 May 2022, 16:42 IST
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tanning and lemon

In the summer season, it is inevitable to avoid tanning, especially on your feet. When we wear sandals with straps or intricate cuts, our feet get decorated with the design of the footwear. It even becomes embarrassing to walk bare feet.

Hence, this article will share quick and simple home remedies to remove tan from feet. The star ingredient of all the mixtures below is a lemon. We will make different kinds of pastes with lemon to help you get glowing feet. Let’s start!

Why Lemon?

We know that the prices of lemons are hiking. However, its properties are stable. Lemon juice has the goodness of citric acid that actively works on dead skin cells. With skin whitening and bleaching properties, it helps us get rid of the tan, and leaves our skin glowing. 

Lemon And Sugar

lemon and sugar for tanning

The recipe for lemon and sugar paste is an impeccable choice for women who are fond of travelling. You can find these ingredients anytime and anywhere. Moreover, you would not face much of a hassle to prepare the paste even when you are staying at a hotel or hostel.

Mix one tablespoon of sugar and 1/4 tablespoon of lemon juice in a small bowl. Use this mixture as a scrub and rub your feet gently with it. After some time, you can wash your legs with cold water. You can repeat it twice a week. Sugar will act as an exfoliant to remove dead skin cells.

Only Apply Lemon

If lemon is the star ingredient, why use it with anything else? You can simply apply it on your feet to get rid of the tan. It is the simplest home remedy to get glowing feet back. And the best part of this trick is that you can do it anywhere and any time.

All you need is a lemon. Cut it into half and gently rub on the affected area on your feet. After rubbing it for 10 minutes, leave it for drying, and wash your feet with cold water. You will not see results right away; however, the repeated application will quickly make your feet look fair.

You can repeat the process twice a day. It will not only remove the tan but also lighten any blemishes or spots on your feet. Its skin brightening effect makes it an ideal choice for removing tan on any part of the body.

Lemon And Potato

lemon and potato for tanning

It is also another quick recipe to create a paste that will help you make your feet look fair. Potato contains an enzyme that has skin whitening properties. It helps to lighten the skin shade and helps us get rid of darker skin caused by tanning.

Use a juicer to squeeze the juice of a medium potato. Add a tablespoon of lemon (alternatives to lemon) juice in the bowl. Apply the mix on your feet, and let it dry for a few minutes. You can wash your feet with cold or lukewarm water after 15 minutes. Apply this paste to the affected area every day to see results. 

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Lemon, Cucumber And Rose Water 

Rose water helps the skin to soothe after sunburn. On the other hand, cucumber also has cooling effects on the skin, and it is rich in vitamin C. Together with lemon, these ingredients will help you achieve fair feet.

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Mix a tablespoon of rose water, lemon juice and cucumber juice in a small bowl. Apply the mixture to your feet and let it dry for a few minutes. You can wash your feet with lukewarm or cold water. You can apply this mixture every day, and it is quite easy to make even when you are travelling.

Try these homemade remedies to get rid of tan and make your feet fair. Let us know in the Facebook comment section if any of these worked out for you. Stay tuned to HerZindagi for more such stories!

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