10 Natural Ingredients That Really Whiten/lighten Your Skin Tone/complexion

Fair skin is considered to be an epitome of beauty as fairness gives a dazzling sheen and charm to your skin. But not everyone is born with naturally fair skin but the desire of getting fairer and lighter skin induces men and women to try a host of methods to get desired results. The cosmetic marked is bombarded with array of fairness treatments which claim to to deliver fast results. But alternative to these chemical laden products are natural remedies which are both safe and effective.
10 natural ingredients that really whiten/lighten your skin tone/complexion
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Fair complexion can up your beauty quotient several nothces higher that is why fair skin is always desired by girls and boys alike. Mother nature has gifted us with several natural ingredients that work wonders in whitening your skin tone and removing tan naturally. You can make a lot of homemade facial masks with these ingredients which are really effetive and pocket frientdly. Here is presenting the best 10 natural ingredients that really lighten your skin tone and make your skin fairer and spotless. Before you go through these remedies, it is requisite that you must slather your face with SPF 30 when you step outdoors

and use sunscreen with  SPF 15 even if you stay indoors. Using any fairness tip without use of sunscreen is a big sin you can commit to your skin. 

1.Fuller's earth/ multani mitti

  Multani mitti is a magical clay which is a boon to your skin and hair both. You can make a host of skin fairness masks with multani mitti. It tightens your skin and deep cleanses your skin to reveal a fairer and lighter skin tone that is why mud bath has become popular in spas also. Here are some homemade facial masks with multani mitti which you can prepare at home.

You can mix 4 spoons of multani mitti with 2 spoons of honey, 2 spoons of papaya pulp and milk and apply on face for 20 minutes.  20 minutes later, wash off with cold water. This mask tightens the skin as well as improves your complexion.  This mask rejuvenates your skin to bring out youthful glow on the skin.

 You can make a body wrap at home with 8 spoons of multani mitti,  2 spoons of turmeric powder and  4 spoons of orange peel powder and wrap your body in this skin pampering mud mask to enjoy the bliss of spa at home. 20 minutes later, wash off this scrub to reveal a fresher skin.  Multani mitti is a natural cleanser that lets your skin to breathe, thus, resulting in problem free and spotless skin.

 You can blend aloe vera gel extracted out of fresh aloe plant with 2 spoons of multani mitti and  1 egg white to slather on exposed part of your body. This masks soothes that sunburn and lightens the skin tone. Not only this, this beauty tip helps to clear discoloration of skin and dark patches to make your complexion even toned.

Mix 2 spoons of multani mitti with one spoon of honey and smear on your skin and let it stay on your face for 20 minutes, then wash off with lukewarm water. Use this recipe daily to get fairer skin tone naturally.

2.Sunflower oil

Sunflower oil is rich in vitamin E which is an elixir for skin.  Rich in skin friendly vitamins and fatty acids, sunflower oil aids in lightening your skin tone as well as keeping your skin healthy and glowing. Here is how you can use sunflower oil for lightening and brightening your skin tone.

Massage your skin with sunflower oil or mix this oil with your regular massage cream and  massage your skin well for 15 minutes before you take steam. This home remedy works excellently to clear deep seated dirt and dead cells, thereby, revealing lighter skin tone.


Mix coconut oil with sunflower oil and vitamin E oil and massage your skin with this preparation and  wash off after 30 minutes with lukewarm water. Check out 100 fairness tips

3.Almond(badaam) powder

Almond powder is a skin lightening which is full of vitamin E and good fats that lighten your skin. Let us see how some almonds face mask can whiten your skin color and make it fairer.

 Mix some barley flour with 2 spoons of almond powder and mix this with raw milk and slather this mask on your skin for 20 minutes. 20 minutes later, massage for 5 minutes before removing this mask.

 Blend  2 spoons of curd,  2 spoons of barley flour,  2 spoons of crushed marigold flower and 2-  3 spoons of almonds powder to make a herbal face mask which works well for lightening and nourishing your skin tone. In addition, this mask gives a velvety texture to your skin making it dewy and baby soft.

Soak up 6 almonds and 2 spoons of massor daal(red lentil) in water overnight and blend them in a grinder with raw milk and use this preparation as fairness mask. Use this fairness face mask daily and you will see positive results in one week.

4.  Turmeric/haldi

Turmeric is an powerful skin lightening agent that is used for skin lightening purposes since ages. Turmeric is used for healing and curing pimple, rashes and other skin inflammations too. Here is how you can use turmeric in your beauty rituals.

Mix 2 spoons of sandalwood powder with half spoon of turmeric powder and rose water and apply this preparation on your skin and let this mask to dry completely and then wash off completely. This recipe is an age-old remedy to lighten your skin that works really to make your skin fairer and pimple-free.

 Make a skin lightening/whitening facial mask with 2 spoons of gram flour,  2 pinches of turmeric,  2 spoons of lemon juice, few drops of ,mustard oil and 3 spoons of thick curd and apply on your face and neck. Keep it on your skin for 20 minutes. Use this natural remedy daily before taking shower to make your complexion fair, smooth and radiant.

Mix  2 spoons of milk cream  with one mashed banana, a pinch of turmeric and keep this on your skin for 30 minutes and then scrub off gently to remove the mask. This fairness scrub makes your skin free of blackheads, whiteheads as well as whitens your skin.

One spoon of turmeric, half spoon of lemon juice and one spoon of honey makes for an  amazing facial mask for making your skin fairer and flawless.

5. Bottle gourd juice

 Rich in vitamins,

potassium, iron, bottle gourd is always ignored in beauty uses but it has umpteen benefits for skin.  It is a cooling and soothing agent that helps soothing and healing sunburnt skin.

Bottle gourd juice is an amazing skin lightening agent that can be mixed with several skin lightening agent to enhance its efficacy.

Mix rose petals with bottle gourd juice and apply this mix on all exposed parts of your body to remove tanning and dark patches on the skin.

Mix aloe vera juice and bottle gourd juice in equal amount and dab on your skin for 15 minutes.

Mix coconut milk with bottle gourd juice, almond oil and gram flour and and massage this exfoliating scrub on your face and whole body before taking bath.

6. Chirongi/sunflower seeds

Chirongi is very helpful remedy in making your skin tone white and even toned. Let us see how we can prepare some skin whitening masks with chirongi.

Soak up 3 spoons of chirongi and few strands of saffron in raw milk for 2 hours and then grind this to fine paste and apply this mix on your cleansed skin for 20 minutes. This beauty tip is best for dark skinned people. On continuous usage of this recipe, this mask can make even dark-skinned people fairer.

Make a fairness scrub with 2 spoons of chirongi powder, one spoon of almond oil and 2 spoons of banana puree and massage on your skin for 5 minutes and then let the mask stay for 10 minutes. You can use this fairness scrub on small babies too to improve their complexion and skin texture.

Chirongi, barley flour and curd mix makes for a good whitening mask for your skin.

7. Potato

Not many people know that potato is very useful for making your face white and spotless. But potato is a very powerful skin bleaching agent which can get you rid of dark spots and pigmentation marks on the skin.

Mix potato juice and lemon juice in equal amount and dab on your face.

Potato and tomato juice mixed togehter works really well in fading away dark spots and lightening your skin tone.

Scrub a slice of potato on your face to bleach and even out your skin.

 8. Liquorice/mulethi

Liquorice is a  medicinal herb which can improve your complexion dramatically.

Mix togehter paste of a tomato, 2 spoons of rose water, 2 spoons of liquorice root powder to make a homemade fairness facial mask. Apply this on your face for 20 minutes. This mask is so potent that it can make your skin tone lighter in just 3 days. Try it! It works!

Combine 2 spoons of cucumber juice, one spoon of honey, 2 spoons of raw milk and 3 spoons of liquorice powder to make a face mask. Apply this on face and remove this mask with help of a cotton pad.

9. Honey

Honey is natural moisturiser which gives softness and youthful charm to your skin. Rich source of anti-oxidants and essential nutrients, honey heals and repairs your skin. In addition, it makes your skin gorgeously fair and glowing. Here are some honey skin -bleaching facial masks with honey.

Mix one spoon of honey with 2 spoons of curd and apply on face to lighten it and remove all sorts of blemishes.

Mix lemon juice and honey in equal amount and apply this on your clean face for 15 minutes. This recipe bleaches your skin and facial hair naturally.

Paste of a tomato and one spoon of honey is the best beauty tip to become fairer day by day. Use this beauty recipe continuously for 15 day and you will be fairer like never before.

10. Papaya

Papaya is a skin lightening fruit which is full of papain, an enzyme that works wonders in lightening your skin tone and facial marks.

Scrub a slice of papaya on your face to bleach it.

Papaya pulp and honey mixture is a very good fairness mask for all skin types.

 You can do fairness fruit facial at home with 4 spoons of papaya pulp and 3 spoons of banana pulp and 3 strands of saffron. Blend these ingredients in a grinder and your fruit facial mask is ready to use.

By now, you are aware of the best 10 natural ingredients that work really to whiten your skin. Why are your waiting then? Use any of these beauty tips in your beauty care regimen and get set to become fairer and smoother with every usage.

Check out How to make fairness cream at home

The market is flooded with lots of fairness treatments such fairness creams, serums, bleaching creams which can lighten your skin in a short span of time, but these are only short term fixes. If you want to get healthy and fair complexion, then you need to follow a skin care regimen religiously. We can not change the natural colour or natural melanin amount of the skin but we can really remove the tan and dullness caused by prolonged exposure to harmful sun rays with some home remedies.

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