3 Easy Ways to Even Out Your Skin Tone Naturally

even out your skin tone

An uneven skin tone or pigmentation refers to the overproduction of melanin (the pigment responsible for the color of human skin, hair, and eyes.), this surplus of melanin rises to the surface of the skin, causing visible discoloration; patches of skin become darker in color than the normal surrounding skin. Pigmentation can appear anywhere on the body, but most often it is found on the areas of skin exposed to the sun such as the face, the neck, the arms and the back of the hands. The main reasons why an uneven skin tone causes are: sun exposure, pollution, hormones and scaring (which can be caused by acne lesions or skin injury).

A lot do wish for a perfectly toned skin complexion but little is the effort they put in. If you want to know the real secret behind every glowing even skin, the answer is “The Discipline”, and yes no matter how difficult and tiring your long stressful day may have been, you have to stay loyal to your daily skincare routine. You should know dear beauties that you have to keep up with your daily skincare regimen if you truly want to obtain that well-toned healthy-looking skin complexion you’ve always dreamed of. Of course, some natural ingredients can give you the tone-unifying effect you’re looking for but it only works instantly which means for them to have a real impact on your skin complexion, you should give them a try at least every week.

Thus I suggest for you 3 easy natural remedies to even out your skin tone with ingredients that are available not far away just right in your kitchen but they’re definitely worth the try!

The first method is one of the efficient and fastest methods in terms of results which is based on lemon juice, but because many are sensitive to the acidic property of lemon, you may substitute it with the other suggested methods as they perfectly fit any skin type.

Methode 1: Lemon juice + Rice Powder + Honey mask

  • Lemon: is parked with Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) which improves the skin tone.
  • Rice powder: a widely known ingredient that treats blemishes, wrinkles and pigmentation.
  • Honey: listed as an excellent anti-bacterial ingredient (fights against acne and aging signs).

How to

  • In a mixing bowl make a paste of 2 tablespoons of rice powder plus 2 drops of lemon juice.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of raw honey and then blend the mixture until it is all combined.
  • Apply on clean face or pigmented areas on your body (face, neck, armpits…).
  • Leave it for 20 min, and then rinse it off with cool water.
  • Apply your favorite moisturizing cream.

Methode 2: Tomato + Oatmeal mask

  • Tomato: rich in antioxidants and vitamins (cleanses your skin in depth) plus it adds softness to the skin.
  • Oatmeal: contains “ Saponin ” which is a great cleanser for any skin type.

How to

  • You need three tablespoons of Tomato juice (freshly cut).
  • Add 3 tablespoons of oatmeal powder (if you don’t have oatmeal powder, use a spice grinder to make it).
  • Mix the ingredients.
  • Apply on clean face or pigmented areas on your body (face, neck, armpits…).
  • Leave it for 20 min until it dries out, then rinse it off with cool water.
  • Apply your favorite moisturizing cream.

Methode 3: Turmeric Powder + Cucumber Juice + Milk

  • Turmeric: rich in “curcumin” which is responsible for skin lightening plus the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that help in reducing acne.
  • Cucumber juice: highly hydrates and protects the skin from dryness.
  • Milk: the lactic acid in milk helps in reducing pigmentation.

How to

  • You need 1 tablespoon of the golden natural ingredient “Turmeric” + 2 tablespoons of cucumber juice + 1 tablespoon of milk.
  • Make sure to blend very well the past and then apply it on a clean face for 15 min.
  • Rinse with warm water.
  • Apply your favorite moisturizing cream

P.S: The combination of milk and cucumber juice fades away the strong color of turmeric which is a brilliant idea, so no worries for you out there who seem hesitant in using turmeric.

Remember dear readers to apply SPF daily. Sun exposure is the number one cause of pigmentation. Applying a sunscreen or moisturizer with SPF is the easiest way to help prevent new spots.