How to Get Fair Skin – Tips for Glowing Skin
By: Aditi Mehta
Although a whole lot of us believe that fairer skin is the criteria of becoming a good looking person, it is nothing but a misconception, and a colonial hangover from pre-British days. Modern definition of beauty has proved that skin tone has nothing to do with looking good, but a good and glowing complexion is definitely a plus to your personality.
Commercial products, such as fairness creams and lotions, often contain mercury, which helps in temporary reduction of the melanin, a chemical that darkens the skin. But long term of use these creams and lotions can result in mercury-poisoning with severe health hazards.
However, nature has blesses us with few ways of taking care our skin and maintain a glowing look. A most commonly used natural skin brightener is lemon. Make lemon your best friend, if you desire for a brighter and glowing skin. Lemon is a one man army for skin brightening. It can be used in a simple manner or can be used in various other solutions and mixtures.
- Squeeze few drops of lemon. Apply them on your face for maximum 20 minutes. Follow this procedure every day. After a month see a remarkable difference in your skin. If you have sensitive skin, do not keep it on your face for more than 10 minutes. This procedure works best for oily skin and also to cure acne.
- Make a solution of glycerin and lemon drops. Take few drops of lemon and glycerin in a proportion equal to 3:1 ratio respectively. Mix both of them. Apply on your face for 15- 20 minutes using a cotton ball or finger tip. Glycerin gives a healthy glow to your face.
- Make a solution of honey and lemon drops. Take few drops of lemon and pour few drops of honey into it. Mix both of them. Apply on your face for 15- 20 minutes using a cotton ball or finger tip. Honey gives a healthy glow to your face. To get a bright look on your face apply only few drops of honey on a daily basis.