How to Remove Tanning from Feet

How to remove tanning from feet

Summer days are the most torture days for the face and body. We all suffer from tanning and sunburn these days and it’s quite a big issue. The hot sun during the summer makes our skin dark. The problem of tanning is mostly faced by teenagers and working women who stay out in the sun for any reason.

Tanning is usually noticed in areas that are open to the sun like the face, hands, feet, and forehead. But the main part of our body, which continuously bears the torture throughout the day is our ‘Feet’. We always take care of our face and hands from the sun but hardly take care of our feet. But it also gets tanned.

Having nice and fair feet is a dream of every girl. So, it’s time to care for our feet too. And here are some home remedies for removing tan from feet very easily. Remember, it requires patience as our feet are the most ignored part of the body for a long time.

Tanning of the feet can be a common problem due to exposure to the sun or wearing open-toed footwear. Here are some ways to remove tanning from feet at home:

Home Remedies to Remove Tanning from Feet

Here are some home remedies that you can use to remove tanning from your feet. By using these home remedies for tanned feet, you can get fair and beautiful feet.

If you want to remove tanning from your face, read this article.

1. Lemon Juice

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Lemon is great for curing skin tan. It has its own skin-bleaching agent. As well this is the easiest method. You can use some fresh lemon.

How to use lemon to remove tanning from feet:

  • Take a ¾ tablespoon of lemon juice.
  • Apply it to the affected area,
  • Leave it for at least 10-15 min or until it’s fully dry.
  • Wash your feet with lukewarm water.

Apart from the above-mentioned method, you can use lemon in another way to remove tanning from your feet. Mix one drop of honey with the same amount of lemon juice. Apply it to the effective area. Let it dry before washing it off with lukewarm water. Honey is very good for softening the skin.

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2. Tomato

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Tomatoes are considered as a natural bleach for the skin which is also known for lightening the darkness, hence tomato juice is greatly suggested to remove tan from feet and legs. It is simple to use.

How to remove tanning for feet with Tomato:

  • Take a tomato,
  • cut it in half and
  • rub it on the tanned area.
  • After 15 minutes wash the area thoroughly.

You can also try tomato scrub which does not only remove the tan but is also very effective when it comes to removing dead skin cells. Mix some sugar with tomato juice and rub it on the area. Leave it for half an hour then wash it off.

3. Yogurt

How to remove tanning from feet

Yogurt is essential for minimizing sun tan as it cools the skin as well as reduces redness and tightens the pores.

How to use yogurt to remove tanning from feet:

  • Take a cup of yogurt and mix it well.
  • Apply it to the effective area.
  • Leave it on for 30-45 minutes and then
  • rinse it with lukewarm water.

For better results, mix some drops of lemon juice with yogurt and layer it on the area. After half an hour, wash the area with water.

4. Apple Cider Vinegar

Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

This ingredient is having many beauty benefits and can also be used to remove the tan from the feet and legs gently. Before taking shower to apply some apple cider vinegar to the tanned area. Leave it for 20 minutes. After that wash it and complete the shower. You can also use some scrubbing agent with apple ccider vinegar.

Use of Apple Cider Vinegar in removing tanning from foot:

  • Make some dust with one or two almonds and
  • mix this almond dust with apple cider vinegar.
  • Use this mixture to scrub the tanned area and
  • leave it to dry.
  • After 20-25 minutes wash the area gently.

Also Read, Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

5. Potatoes

potato for removing tanning

Potato has its bleaching agent in it with rich in vitamin C, which helps to reduce skin tan from all your body including your feet and legs. It also helps in soothing the sunburn.

How to use a potato to remove tanning from feet:

  • Peel the skin of two potatoes and cut them into chunks and
  • make a paste by blending.
  • Apply this paste generously all over the tanned area.
  • Let it dry for about 30 minutes and
  • then wash it off with cold water.

6. Bleaching Powder


It helps to fade away the severe cases of tanned skin and helps in reduction of sunburn.

How to remove tanning from foot by using bleaching powder:

  • Mix two teaspoon bleaching powder with one teaspoon lemon juice.
  • After mixing apply it on the affective tanned area of your feet.
  • After 20-25 minutes wash the area with normal water and then do the bath.
  • Use this remedy for at least 3 weeks for getting a better result.

Another method you can use is, mix one tablespoon of bleaching powder with normal water. Dip your tanned feet in this water 15 minutes. Wash the area like the same way.

Read more, Simple and Best Home Remedies for Fair Skin

These are the best way to how to remove tanning from feet. Try out these home remedies to remove tanning from feet.

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“Prevention is better than Cure” So, do not forget to cover your feet when you are going out. That is the best way to prevent the tan. Always start with scrubbing follow with a pack. Take care of your feet and pamper them once every week to maintain fair and well-maintained feet. These home remedies will give you very effective care for your feet. You will get a fairer and smoother foot. Take every step to preserve the ‘beautiful you’!

Stay beautiful, stay happy!!

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