7 Best Skin Whitening Home Remedies: How to Whiten Skin Naturally

skin whitening home remedies

While we all are busy caring for our face, we often fail to notice about our body. The everyday pollution, sun rays, lack of nutritional diet and lack of proper sleep affect our body skin just like it affects our face. Dark patches, pigmentation and dark brown spots start appearing on our skin that gets exposed to the sun and environmental pollution on a regular basis. Thus, this leads to an uneven skin tone which does not look attractive at all.

Sometimes people do have a dark skin tone and they want to lighten it. And that’s when skin whitening home remedies come to the rescue. These home remedies for lighten the skin work wonders by cleansing, detoxifying and whitening the skin. But always remember skin color never defines you, your character does.

I had a Beige skin and I wanted a whitish skin tone. So, I searched about how to whiten skin naturally and tried almost all skin whitening home remedies. I made a list of best of them that actually worked. Here are some easy body glowing fairness recipes just for you.

You can use these home remedies for skin whitening on your body as well as on your face. But do consider your face skin types before using any skin whitening home remedies from this list.

NOTE: If you want to lighten your bikini area, you can try these remedies. These home remedies for skin whitening are purely natural. So, you can safely use them in your bikini area.

Skin Whitening Home Remedies

These skin whitening home remedies can make your skin lighten in just 10 days (time duration also depends on skin type). These skin whitening tips are really helpful. Do try it.

1. Yogurt Body Fairness Cream:

Yogurt Body Glowing Fairness Lotion

The lactic acid present in the yogurt dissolves the impurities that are deeply seated inside the skin. It also removes the excess oil and dead skin cells which helps in brightening the skin. This will give a soft, smooth and fair skin. It helps you in maintaining a fresh shinning skin that looks very attractive. This lotion is suitable for all skin types.

Ingredients for Yogurt body fairness cream:

For this skin whitening recipe, you need

  • 1/4cup of fresh yogurt,
  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil and
  • 1 teaspoon of honey.

How to Apply:

  • Take all these ingredients in a bowl and mix well and
  • store in a clean empty bottle.
  • Apply this lotion 30 minutes before you take bath.
  • Rub the lotion on your hands and feet or on any other dark parts of the skin.

You can keep it in a refrigerator and use it within a week. This is easy homemade skin whitening cream that you can make at home.

Note: Do not use this DIY Fairness Cream on your face unless you have very dry skin as it is very oily.

2. Multani Intense Glow Body and Face Pack:

multani mitti pack for skin whitening

Want an instant skin whitening and glow on your skin? Then this is your ideal solution. This DIY skin lightening body pack rejuvenates your skin with its richness in mineral beauty clay. Multani Mitti is a great cooling agent and has excellent skin toning quality.  It is also known as Fuller’s earth. This pack takes away all the excess oil and dead skin cells and makes the skin all clean.  It also improves the elasticity of the skin and fades away the pigmentations in the body slowly. It is also a full body whitening treatment at home that you can use twice a week.

Ingredients for Multani Mitti Face Pack for Skin Whitening:

For this recipe, you need

  • 4 tablespoons of Multani Mitti,
  • 5 teaspoons of rose water,
  • 2 teaspoons of almond oil.

How to Apply:

  • Mix all ingredients until you get a smooth paste.
  • Apply this all over your body till its almost dry.
  • Rub slowly and gently to rinse the pack.

Always use cool water to wash it off from your body. This is how you can whiten your skin naturally.

Also, Read Best Fruit Face Packs for Anti-Aging to Look Younger and Beautiful

3. Orange Body Glow Scrub:

orange-Natural Skin Lightening Remedies

This body scrub is a great homemade scrub to lighten your skin. It helps you keep your skin clean, soft and glowing. It also smells great. Orange itself is an excellent source of vitamin C and antioxidants and hence gives you amazing results. This helps in cleaning the skin and leaves it all smooth and soft along with a great fragrance.

Ingredients for Orange Body Glow Scrub:

For this recipe, you need

  • 3 tablespoons of dried orange peel powder,
  • 1/4th cup of brown sugar,
  • 2-3 drops of essential oil of your own choice (Preferably rose or lavender)

How to Apply:

  • Take all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well and
  • keep it in a clean dry jar and use it on the wet skin during the shower.
  • Take a generous amount of this orange scrub and
  • scrub it all over your body in a circular motion allowing the sugar granules to remove dirt and dead skin cells.
  • When done rinse off well.

This is also a full body whitening treatment that you can use while taking shower at home.

4. Aloe Vera Body Glowing wash:

aloe-vera-for skin whitening

We all are aware of the benefits of Aloe Vera to our skin. It is a very soothing, cooling and moisturizing agent. It relieves the skin from any type of irritation, brings a glow to the skin and also lightens the skin tone.

Ingredients for Aloe Vera Skin Lightening Body Wash:

For this recipe, you need

  • 1/4 cup of fresh aloe vera gel,
  • 2 teaspoons vitamin E oil,
  • 2 tablespoons any mild shower gel,
  • 2 drops of any citrus essential oil ( preferably orange, grapefruit or lemon)

How to Apply:

  • Mix all the ingredients together
  • keep it in a container.
  • Use this homemade body wash and get a refreshing body with skin lightening effect.
  • You can store it in a cool dry place for 5 days.

This is perfect full body whitening treatment at home. You can use it daily. If you are confused on which home remedy to use for skin whitening and how to lighten the skin, use this one.

Also Read, Best DIY Face Mask by Using Only Two Simple Ingredients

5. Sandalwood Body Fairness Oil:

Sandalwood for skin whitening home remedies

Sandalwood oil is an absolute blessing for the skin. It targets in removing dark spots and pigmentation present on the body. It increases the formation of melanin. This helps in nourishing and softening the skin also makes the skin brighter. Sandalwood is one of the best skin whitening home remedies.

Ingredients for Sandalwood oil for Skin Lightening:

For this recipe, you need

How to Apply:

  • Take the oil in a bowl and heat it till it boils,
  • then remove the oil from the heat and
  • add some sandalwood powder and a pinch of turmeric.
  • Let the oil cool, leave it at the room temperature for some time.
  • Pour the oil into a clean bottle.
  • Do not forget to shake it well before using it.
  • Massage your body with this skin whitening oil.
  • Do this every night for 10 minutes, before you go to sleep.

This is the permanent full body skin whitening treatment that you can make at home.

6. Lemon Skin Whitening Body Pack

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Lemon has the natural bleaching properties. Therefore, lemon can make skin few shades lighter. But remember as it is a bleaching agent the effects are not permanent. You can use it on regular basis at definite time interval.

Ingredients for Lemon Pack for Skin Lightening:

For this recipe, you need

  • 2 tablespoon of fresh lemon juice
  • 4 table spoons of Gram floor (besan)
  • 1 tablespoon of Honey (If skin is dry)
  • Pinch of turmeric
  • Rose water as needed

How to Apply:

  • Mix all the ingredients in a bowl
  • Apply evenly on your body
  • Let it dry
  • Remove it by rubbing. You can take few drops on olive oil in hands and then remove pack by rubbing.
  • Wash you body with water. No need to use soap after it.

7. Potato Skin Whitening Pack for face and body

potato for removing tanning

Along with micronutrient like Vitamin A, C, B, Rion and Phosphorus, Potato also contains Catecholase Enzymes which helps in removing dark spots and acne scars. You may have heard that potato is very beneficial in removing dark circles naturally at home. The potato contains mild bleaching agent which helps in lighten the skin. So, it can b used as a home remedy for skin lightening.

Ingredients for Sandalwood oil for Skin Lightening:

For this recipe, you need

  • 1 Grate Potato
  • Honey

How to Apply:

  • Take the juice of 1 grate potato and mix honey in it.
  • Mix it well
  • Apply evenly on your body or affected part
  • Let it dry
  • Wash with water
  • Use it every other day for better results.

Note: You can also use tomato in place of honey.

Read More: Best Home Remedies for Fair Skin

These are the best solution to your problem of how to whiten body skin fast naturally. These are less expensive skin whitening home remedies but work as a miracle on your skin. These are five easy body glowing fairness recipes which help you to preserve the ‘beautiful you.’ All you need to do is just take care of your skin the same way you take care of your face. And trust me you will have a skin like never before.

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