Some of the reasons for dark skin can be caused by external factors such as direct exposure to sunshine or perhaps too much contact with pollution and other substances roaming around in the air. However, some people might be born with naturally darker skin.
Many people are content and happy with their black skin, which they should. Black skin nowadays has no longer stereotyped as less beautiful than the white skin. They are as beautiful as long as they have healthy skin.
However, there are some people who are just dying to have a brighter skin tone and they would spend much money for this attempt. Be it from buying bleaching crème and lotion or making appointment with reputable dermatologist for skin whitening treatment.
Unfortunately among these people, there are some who don’t have enough money to support their attempt to have whiter skin. Worry no more! In this article we are going to share with you some natural skin lightening for black people that you can try at home.
While it is true that the result will not be as quick and instant as the skin care that are sold out there. But these natural remedies guaranteed to be healthier and safer compared to some chemical based cosmetics that are sold at the counter which can cost you a fortune to buy.
STEPS FOR NATURAL SKIN WHITENING
There are several points that you have to bear in mind when you want to have a lighter skin tone, it means you have to maintain the steps that you want to achieve as below:
Whatever products that you want to try must carry the ability to become natural exfoliator for your skin. It means this ingredient should enhance the removal of your dead skin cells so that it allows your new skin cells to regenerate.
Regeneration of new skin cells is very important to keep your skin brighter and healthier. Some ingredients that can be natural exfoliators to your skin are honey and brown sugar. Brown sugar has abrasive character that can act as natural scrub on your skin to remove the dead skin cells. Yet honey can also give a glowing effect on your skin.
Once your skin is well exfoliated, you can continue to think about moisturizing your skin. This is important due to the new skin cells will need to be nurtured so that they can grow brightly and glowing. Keeping the moisture on the right level can help you to have a whiter skin tone.
Sun flower oil and almond oil can be good to lock the moisture on your skin. It can also affect the texture of your skin. It will keep it subtle and smooth. Drinking enough water will also keep your skin hydrated.
The key to have a whiter looking skin is to keep the skin away from any pollution and dirt that we face every day. Dirt and other germs that lives in the air can linger in your pores ad eventually they can create acne breakout and blemish on your skin. This is why you have to keep your skin cleansed every time.
Washing your face with mild face wash can be a great help for your skin to maintain its cleanliness. Washing it twice a day or even as much as every time you come home from outside can also help as long as you use the right face wash.
INGREDIENTS FOR NATURAL SKIN LIGHTENING
When you have decide to choose using the natural remedies for skin lightening, then all you need to do is look for the ingredients in your kitchen or in the grocery store and a pinch of patience as the result will not be an instant result.
Mix 2 tablespoons of lemon juice with a pinch of brown sugar to create natural scrub for your skin. Once they are all mixed together apply them onto your face or only to the area where you wish your skin to be brighter.
Leave the mixture on your face for about 15 minutes before rinsing it off with warm water followed by cold water. Lemon juice naturally will make your face becomes dry. Thus, never forget to apply your moisturizer after applying this natural bleacher to your face.
Oat meal mixed with lemon can also create face mask that is good for your black skin. 2 tablespoon of both oatmeal and lemon mixed together with 1 tablespoon of olive oil can be good to balance the moisture level of your skin as well as bleaching properties from lemon and oatmeal.
Apply the mixture to your skin per usual and leave them for about 20minutes. As always, rinse it with water after the mixture feels a bit fry on your skin. Pat your face dry with clean towel afterward and repeat this treatment once every two days so that you can enjoy maximum result.
Adding papaya to your lemon and oil mixture can also help your skin to be smoother and lighter in color. This is due to the enzyme papain in papaya can help to break down the protein that you can find on your face so it will be easier for your skin to excrete this compound and then allows skin regeneration to take place.
Add mashed papaya to your lemon and oil mixture and apply it on your face. Leave for about 20 minutes same as the other face mask and rinse it with cold water and dry your face.
It is always good not to be outside while enjoying the lemon based face mask. Otherwise the result can be the other way around. Instead of making your skin tone even and white, it can create black spots on your skin and create discoloration in your skin.
Regardless of which treatment that you choose, make sure that you adjust them should there be any allergic reaction appearing. Consult your dermatologist for further discomfort and other treatments that you want to try in the future.