I have tan on my behind neck and forearm. Half of arm is fair. But the other half due to half sleeve clothes is dark. I want to even the tone. If not fully then at least to some extent. I apply nivea body lotion daily for uv protection.
Due to sun exposure, the colour of your exposed body skin gets darker as compared to the covered areas.Certain dietary modifications also helps in reducing sun tan..You should consume carrots.eggs,mangoes,cheese,spinach,tomatoes,apricot,plums and peaches,tender coconut,buttermilk.The food rich in antioxidants will add a natural glow to your skin and the free radicals available in these fight against the harmful sun rays. You may also go for peels and skin polishing to reduce tan.
If you wd like to go for a more natural approach, you can try rubbing the slices of lemons, potato, tomatoes, cucumber which are also found to be beneficial in clearing the complexion.You may use suncross lotion in the morning.
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