7 AMAZING HOMEMADE EXFOLIATING HAND SCRUB TO REMOVE TAN INSTANTLY

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    Removing tan from your hands is now easier with our top natural homemade exfoliating hand scrub.

    A tan is a tan is a tan. Your hands are one of the affected areas, (if not properly cared for) by the harmful UV rays that result in dark spots on your finger, uneven skin tone, and tanned skin. People tan from UVA rays. It goes deeper into the epidermis where they activate melanocytes to produce melanin, a pigment that gives color to your skin. 

    Taking care of your hands requires you nothing but a little amount of time with a simple technique known as exfoliating. There are many ingredients in your kitchen with which you can scrub your hands to remove tan. Keep reading to know more about the homemade ingredients for your hands you can use as exfoliating hand scrub to get beautiful hands

    7 BEST HOMEMADE EXFOLIATING HAND SCRUB

    1. ORANGE PEEL SCRUB

    Ever wondered why orange peel is a great exfoliating agent for your skin? Well, they are a great source of vitamin c which restrains melanin, generated by your skin’s pigment cells which help in reducing dark spots and hyperpigmentation.

    Due to its natural bleaching properties, it also helps in lightening your skin tone. Using orange peel scrub on your skin gives your skin a natural glow by removing dead skin cells from the top layer of your skin. Orange peel scrub removes tan naturally by protecting your skin against harmful UVB radiation. The best time to apply orange peel scrub is nighttime as it contains vitamin c which is sensitive to the sunlight. 

    To prepare orange peel scrub follow the below method

    ORANGE PEEL AND YOGURT PACK FOR TAN REMOVAL

    INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED

    1 tablespoon orange peel powder

    2 tablespoon yogurt

    STEPS TO FOLLOW

    1. Mix 1 tablespoon of orange peel powder with 2 tablespoons yogurt.

    2. Apply the paste to your hands and let it stay for 20 minutes.

    3. Massage the scrub and wash it off later.

    2. SEA SALT SCRUB

    Sea salt is formed by the desertion of seawater and it is considered one of the best scrubs for your skin. It removes all the dirt and dead skin cells leaving behind softer and smoother skin. It works great for your tanned skin by giving your skin a beaming glow. The mineral present in sea salt can also treat your psoriases and other skin allergies. 

    Philip Tanswell, MD, and managing director at The Cornish Sea Salt Company says, “Natural sea salts contain several electrolytes that are essential for healthy cell activity”. He further explains, “These salts are easily absorbed through the cell wall of our skin and stimulate anti-inflammatory reactions and replenish lost minerals lost during our normal daily routines. Cosmetically, this reduces swelling and reduces wrinkles and other signs of aging.” 

    SEA SALT SCRUB WITH COCONUT OIL FOR UNEVEN SKIN TONE

    INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED

    1 tablespoon sea salt

    1 tablespoon coconut oil

    STEPS TO FOLLOW

    1. Mix both the ingredients together in a bowl.

    2. After taking a shower, Scrub your hands with this mixture for 5 to 10 minutes.

    3. Let it stay for another 10 minutes.

    4. Rinse it off using warm water followed by a moisturizer. 

    You can also make yourself a toner by mixing one teaspoon of sea salt powder with some water. Spray it on your hands and lightly spread the water. Use it twice a week.

    3. EPSOM SALT SCRUB

    Epsom salt is naturally derived from epsomite. Due to its crystalline structure, it exfoliates your skin deeply thus removing all the dead skin cells resulting in clear and fresh skin. People with dry and rough skin can now use it to make their skin soft and supple. 

    EPSOM SALT SCRUB FOR GLOWING SKIN

    INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED

    1 tablespoon Epsom salt

    1 tablespoon honey 

    1 tablespoon olive oil

    STEPS TO FOLLOW

    1. Mix all the ingredients in a bowl.

    2. Apply on your wet skin and massage for 5 minutes.

    3. Let it sit for 10 to 15 minutes and rinse it off with warm water. 

    4. SUGAR SCRUB

    Sugar not only puts sweetness to your food but is also an amazing exfoliating scrub to use on your skin. It revitalizes your skin by going in deep and cleaning your pores. With its amazing anti-aging properties, it maintains collagen production in your skin prevent wrinkle formation and maintains elasticity.

    Sugar is a natural humectant that attracts moisture from its surroundings making your skin stay hydrated. Using sugar as a scrub will boost up blood circulation resulting in even skin tone. Moreover, it scraps away all the dead skin cells and dirt from your skin leaving behind softer skin. 

    SUGAR SCRUB AND LEMON JUICE TO REMOVE TAN NATURALLY

    INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED

    1 cup sugar

    ½ cup lemon juice

    STEPS TO FOLLOW

    1. Prepare the mixture and rub it gently on your hands in circular motions. 

    2. Keep it for a few minutes.

    3. Wipe it off using a clean piece of cloth and rinse your hands.

    5. COFFEE SCRUB

    Coffee is a rich source of nutrients and antioxidants your body and skin need. It is a great exfoliating agent that removes every dead skin cells exposing healthy skin while also helping other products sink in deeply. During the day your hands are caught with germs and bacteria, all you need is coffee which contains antimicrobial properties that can protect your skin against those germs. Polyphenols can be found in coffee which helps your skin guard against UV rays. 

    COFFEE SCRUB FOR DARK SPOTS

    INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED

    2 tablespoon fresh coffee grounds

    1 tablespoon brown sugar

     Lemon juice as required

    STEPS TO FOLLOW

    1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl.

    2. Massage gently on both of your hands and let it stay for a few minutes.

    3. Wipe away the excess and wash off your hands.

    6. ALMOND SCRUB

    Almonds are loaded with vitamin E, an antioxidant that works wonders for removing skin tan. It (vitamin E) reduces the signs of aging, at the same time protects your skin against free radicals caused by harmful UV radiations. Almonds contain 25% of riboflavin (vitamin B) which improves your skin tone with a radiant glow. While on the other hand almonds contain 6% of niacin (niacinamide) which prevents skin cancer also treats hyperpigmentation, promotes skin elasticity, decreases redness and blotchiness, and acts as an antioxidant, fighting free radicals and hydrating skin

    Lastly, Linoleic acid can also be found in almonds which maintain your skin barrier to keep water in, which promotes hydration, and also moisturizes your skin deeply.  

    ALMOND SCRUB FOR TANNED SKIN

    INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED 

    Egg white

    2 tablespoon Almond powder

    Lemon juice

    STEPS TO FOLLOW

    1. Mix 2 tablespoons of almond powder and some lemon juice in one egg white. 

    2. Apply it on your hands and leave it for 10 to 20 minutes.

    3. Once it dries, rinse it off with warm water and moisturize your hands.

    7. BAKING SODA SCRUB

    Baking soda also known as Sodium bicarbonate, is a salt composed of sodium cation and a bicarbonate anion. The fact that it is mildly abrasive can help your skin get rid of all the dead skin formed on the top layer of your skin. It contains antiseptic properties that decrease the chance of getting any skin or skin infections.

    You can also mix baking powder with certain juices that will add an instant glow to your face as it lifts the collagen levels in your skin and buffs away all the impurities. Along with that, baking soda is a powerful ingredient to get rid of dark spots and uneven skin tone due to its bleaching properties. 

    BAKING SODA AND LEMON JUICE TO REMOVE TAN

    INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED

    1 teaspoon for each hand of baking soda 

    Some lemon juice

    STEPS YOU NEED TO FOLLOW

    1. Combine 1 teaspoon of baking soda with some lemon juice until you get a thick paste.

    2. Apply it on your hands and rub it gently for 3 to 5 minutes.

    3. Keep it on for additional 5 minutes.

    4. Now wash it off and massage your hands with a moisturizer.

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