Well, we all love summers. The idea of going out for vacations, do outdoor activities or just having fun with friends on trips seems like the best thing to do in the summers. But summers bring along with it something that none of us want – A Tan.  A Sunkissed tan look makes you look hot but tan can damage your skin as well.

Though sun proves to be beneficial in every possible way, providing us sunlight, warmth, vitamin D most importantly but at the same time, it brings skin problems. Sun tanning can damage the skin to a large extent making it hard for skin to cope up.

Why do we get Sun Tan?

Sun Tan is the result of excessive exposure to Ultraviolet Radiation of the sun which increases the melanin content of the skin making it darker in color. Excessive exposure to the sun can also lead to sunburns which leave red spots on the body.


 Spending much time in the sun means sunburns and tans and sometimes you can’t help it. There are many products available in the market to remove sun tan but most of them might contain chemicals that may make things worse. So, instead, try out some natural home remedies.

Don’t worry!!!

Here are few Best home remedies that will help you get rid of that nasty tan from your skin which is quick, super easy to make and affordable at the same time. You just need to turn up to your kitchen for ingredients and you are sorted….

1.Gram Flour and Turmeric Pack:

Gram flour and turmeric pack is an easy, quick and most effective pack used to remove tan. This amazing pack also has exfoliating properties that remove dead skin cells Where:

1.Gram flour will remove dead skin cells and impurities from your skin while turmeric helps the skin to attain a glow that was lost after the tan.

2. Milk overall helps in getting rid of the tan.


  1. Mix 2 tablespoons of gram flour with a pinch of turmeric powder.
  2. Add milk to the mixture so that it becomes a smooth paste.
  3. Now, apply this face pack to your face and neck and let it dry.
  4. Once it is dry, sprinkle some water onto face and gently remove the pack.

2.Honey and Papaya Pack:

For Dry Skin-

The second most used face pack for sun-tan is Honey and papaya face pack as they both are well known for their hydrating properties where Honey can nourish the skin to a great extent as it provides moisture to the skin and makes it soft whereas enzymes present in papaya pulp unclog the pores and deep cleanse the skin. This combination of papaya and honey can do wonders for most people who have dry skin.


  1. Mash half a cup of papaya and add a tablespoon of honey to it.
  2. Mix all the ingredients until a thick consistency is attained. Apply this mixture on your face and tanned body parts like arms, legs, neck, etc.
  3. Rinse it off with cold water after 15 minutes.

Repeat this procedure every alternate day to see the difference.

 For Oily Skin –

Papaya and Orange Face Pack :

Orange is a natural astringent that reduces oil on the skin. The combination of papaya and orange face pack is perfect for oily skin.


  1. Add half a cup of papaya and add 3 tablespoons of orange juice to it.
  2. Mix it well and apply it on your face.
  3. Rinse it off with cold water after 15 minutes.

Get more tips on the usage of sunscreen