5 Simple and Best Home Remedies for Fair Skin

Home Remedies for Fair Skin

All of us want glowing and flawless skin. These days there are many instant fairness creams that lighten up your complexion for the time being. But the problem with these creams is that they use chemicals that might cause damage to your skin in the future. Also, when you will stop using these creams, the effect will also be diminished. If you want glowing, beautiful and fair skin, it is best if you go for home remedies that will have much better effects than the instant beauty creams.

Our skin produces a pigment known as melanin that gives the skin its color. The sun rays cause an increase in melanin production hence causing the skin to get tanned. But if you wish to get rid of the suntans you can adopt these ways of getting fair skin naturally at home and see the difference in no time.

Home remedies to get fair skin

A disciplined skin care routine is very important for a health fair looking skin. Here are a few skin care remedies that would help you get the complexion you have always dreamt of.

  • Lemon
  • Milk
  • Egg pack
  • Tomato
  • Turmeric

Here is the complete guide of how to use these products to get fair skin. These home remedies for fair skin have best results and these are tested. We also mentioned the caution with the products.

Use of Lemon to Lighten Skin

How to use: You would need fresh lemon juice. Apply the fresh lime juice to the affected areas. Then leave it for duration of 10 mins and then wash it off with cold water. For best results repeat this every alternate day.

Benefit: Lemon works wonders for skin lightening due to its skin bleaching properties. Lemon also helps in reducing dark spots and blemishes from the skin.

Caution: Do not expose yourself to the sun if trying out the lemon remedy for fair skin. Be sure if lemon suits your skin as lemon can also cause irritation to sensitive skins. People having sensitive skin should dilute lemon juice with some water before bringing it into contact with the skin.

Use of Milk for Fair Skin

milk for fair skin

How to apply: Take 1 tablespoon of milk and 1 tablespoon of honey. Mix both and make a smooth paste and apply it all over your face and then massage gently in a circular way then let bit dry on the face for 15mins and then rinse with water.

Make sure you use low-fat milk if you have oily skin and full cream milk if you have very dry skin. You can also use milk powder in place of milk. You can repeat this remedy every day.

Benefit: As the enzymes present in milk lighten up your complexion and makes the skin tone a lot more even. Milk also helps you in Keep your skin well nourished.

Use of Egg White for Fair Skin

Use of Egg White for Fair Skin

How to apply: All that you would need for this face pack is an egg. Wisk an egg white until it gets fluffy now apply it on your face and waits till it dries. Rinse it off with cold water. If you hate the smell of egg, you can make a little change. Add few drops of lemon juice or lavender essential oil to it to lessen the smell of the egg. You can try applying this face pack twice in a week.


The egg white helps in making your skin glow and the yolk makes the skin all soft and smooth.

We have also written about DIY face mask made by using only 2 simple ingredients that are easily available at home.

Tomato for fairness

tomato for face fairness

How to apply: Here you would need 1-2 tomatoes and 2 tablespoons of lemon juice. Take the tomatoes and blend it in a blender with few drops of lemon juice. Blend properly to make a smooth paste. Now apply this paste on your face and keep it for 20minutes. And then wash it off with cold water.  Apply this mask daily before taking bath.


As tomato contains Lycopene it helps in reducing pigmentation very quickly and is a very good choice for getting a glowing skin. This face pack helps in reducing the tan, lightning the skin tone and also it removes dead skin cells.

Turmeric for skin fairness

turmeric for skin fairness

How to apply: Take one teaspoon of turmeric powder, 3-4 spoons of lime juice and mix it well. Apply this paste to the areas that are affected and leave for 15 minutes and then rinse of with water.  You can apply this mask 2-3 time in a week. Turmeric is used in Indian Ayurved for fair skin from ancient times.

In India, people make a pack of turmeric, oil and wheat flour and a little bit of water. They call it Ubtan. This is the best homemade fairness recipe of Indians. You can use this on daily basis.


Turmeric is an ingredient that has been used for a long time and is still considered as one of the best ingredients to get a fair glowing skin. It also helps in maintaining the skin elasticity. People having sensitive skin can make a little of water with this pack.

Read more: Best fruit face packs for anti aging.

These are few of home remedies for fair skin naturally at home but make sure you know which ingredient suits your skin and which doesn’t. If you are unsure about any ingredient then do a patch test on your arms to get an idea if it suits you.

There are home remedies for fair skin that will help you in having a glowing, fair skin but do not forget to eat right and maintain a proper healthy diet. Many people have a fetish for fair skin but remember that a healthy glowing skin is the most in vogue and happy girls are the prettiest!

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  • Hey Debarati, nice post, I really like to read your post and I found so useful. These are really effective remedies, thank you so much for introducing with me. I have a problem with my skin that it is getting dry and dull. I am really worrying for my skin. Your remedies will really work for me. But for dryness what should I do, Please guide.

  • These are such creative home remedies! I always found lemon so useful for my skin. Thanks for all other remedies that I can use for my skin. This is really a wonderfully written blog for skin care remedies I must say!

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