If you have inherited the dark complexion, we can't change that colour, but can improve the tanning part.
Believe me, if you are happy from inside and taking nutritious, healthy food and daily yoga
or some kind of exercises, it will be automatically reflected on your face. Yes, the colour which is inherited from your parents/ ancestors, cannot be changed, but you can try to get glow on your face!!
Apart from these, you do follow CTMP, i.e., cleansing, toning, moisturising and protection (apply liberally sunscreen with SPF-30 – a thick layer of Bakson's Suncare cream may be, 20-30 minutes before going out daily and repeat it's application after every 3-4hrs.) after washing your face daily; use the products as per your skin type. This will change the skin texture and skin tone.
In case you do have tanning, apply honey with a dash of lime on your face.
Eat right and healthy that too on time, relieve your stress
/ tensions, sleep well, stop smoking
, as this restricts blood flow to your face and leaves you with a greyish complexion. lead a healthy lifestyle!
Apart from this, avoid anger, anxiety
which increases stress hormone in the body and subsequently makes your complexion darker!
(Hormonal imbalances also plays a major role).
If the dull and dark skin
tone is due to any underlying ailment or diseases, need to look into the matter.
-Increase your Vitamin C intake (lemon,orange,gooseberry,etc.Fruits/juices, strawberries, sweet peppers, tomatoes, cantaloupe, and green peas).
- Eat more Vitamin A (nonfat milk, oysters, and egg yolks, carrots, watermelon, papaya, tomatoes, or other dark colored produce) . If you feel your skin is weak or not tight enough, that usually suggests a lack of Vitamin A.
You can also use homoeopathic cream - Medicynth's Whitch Hazel daily at night.
Apply fresh-squeezed lemon juice to your entire face and neck. Leave it on for 10 minutes
and then wash it off with lukewarm water. After this, rub cucumber slices on your skin to soften and moisturize it. Do this daily or every other day.
Another option is squeeze the juice of one-half lemon and mix one to two tablespoons of raw honey in it. Apply it on your face, leave it on for 15 to 20 minutes and then rinse it off.
To exfoliate your skin, mix two teaspoons each of lemon juice and sugar
. Apply the mixture on your face, neck and hands. Scrub in a circular motion and leave it on for 10 minutes. Then rinse it off with lukewarm water. Follow this remedy once a week to enjoy glowing skin.
Mix one tablespoon of turmeric powder with enough pineapple juice to make a paste. Apply the paste to your face and neck. Leave it on until the paste dries completely. Then wash it off with lukewarm water. Follow this remedy two or three times a week to reduce the appearance of spots on skin.