Tomato juice is great for skin. They have astringent properties that cool the sun burn, irritated skin. They are rich in vitamin C and thus also remove acne, dark spots and balances the skin’s pH by getting rid of excess oil. These Top 5 tested and easy methods on how to remove tan using tomato will clear your skin for good and keeps it glowing and smooth
1. Tomato Face wash
If you are just in from a hot summer day, Cleansing your face with tomato juice helps to reduce the redness caused by sun burn and also removes the tan effectively from your face, hands and legs.
To make a tomato face wash, all you need is..
Juice of a fresh Tomato
How to Remove Tan Using Tomato face wash
Remove all the seeds from the tomato juice using a strainer, if any. Add 2 tablespoons of fresh tomato juice in a small bowl and add 1 teaspoon of rose water and 2 teaspoons of fresh Cucumber water.
Wash your face with just water (follow my Just water cleansing method) Mix them well and apply this solution on to your face and massage for a good 2 minutes and let it dry before washing with cold water.
Pat dry and apply an Organic Aloe Vera juice to moisturize the skin and make it supple. Applying Aloe Vera gel after spending your tie in a hot summer day will let your skin cool and makes its soft and supple.
2. Tomato Face pack
If you have little more time and love pampering your skin like me, a face pack after a hot sunny day is a best fit for you. A mud face pack using either bentonite clay or Multani Mitti (Fuller’s Earth) and tomato juice will remove the dirt and grim from your pores and minimizes the pore size as well.
To make a tomato face pack, all you need is…
Bentonite Clay/ Fuller’s Earth
Fresh Tomato juice
How to remove tan using Tomato face pack
Take 1 full tablespoon of bentonite clay and mix it with fresh tomato juice until it forms a smooth paste without any clumps. Now add 1 teaspoon of fresh buttermilk to it and mix it well.
Remove your makeup, if any and cleanse your face thoroughly without using Soap or face washes. Now spray a little rose water on to your face and now apply the face pack all over your face and neck evenly.
After 15 minutes, wash off with just Cold water, do not use soap. Apply a mild moisturizer like Aloe Vera gel to reduce the dryness caused from a mud face pack.
The bentonite clay is very effective to remove the sun tan and the tomato juice helps in cleansing the pores thoroughly to remove the bacteria and dirt from pollution. It also prevents from acne and pimples. The buttermilk in the face pack will act as a mild exfoliater and thus helps to remove tan more easily.
3. Tomato Scrub
Scrub have a lot of benefiting properties. It not only removes tan, but also dead skin, impurities and the buildup on the face which was left over after washing the face.
A good scrub after thoroughly cleansing your face will ensure that your skin is impurities free. It makes your skin clear and radiant, thus achieves even skin tone.
To make a Tomato scrub, All you need is..
Fresh tomato pulp
How to remove tan using Tomato Scrub
Peel the skin and Make a fine paste of one fresh tomato. Take one full tablespoon of tomato pulp and add one tablespoon of fine Rice flour in it Mix them well and add 1 teaspoon of Curd or yogurt in it. Mix all the ingredients well till they form a nice creamy consistency scrub.
Apply the scrub all over your well cleansed face and scrub your face in upward direction from chin to forehead. Don’t be harsh while scrubbing. Use gentle stokes in circular motions and scrub for not more than 3 minutes. Wait for 2 minutes and wash off with cold water.
Over scrubbing will only cause your skin to becomes more sensitive. It will also strip away natural oils from the face and make it dry.
4. Tomato Mask
Tomato mask is nothing but a simple face mask made by infusing a small face shaped mask in a tomato juice solution and then draping the same on to your face for a couple of minutes.
This is on of the most effective and simple way to take care of your skin. Mask have a greater possibility of enhancing the properties and get the most out of the ingredients unlike face packs or scrubs.
To make a mask, we need the solution to be ready to infuse the mask in it before using. So, to prepare the solution all we need is..
Take one tablespoon of fresh tomato juice and one teaspoon of Lemon juice in a small round plate. Mix them well and add a teaspoon of Honey in it. Keep this solution aside until you are ready with the face shaped mask, which I am gonna tell you how to prepare one at your home.
How to remove tan using Tomato Face mask
To prepare a face shaped mask, all you need is a wet facial wipe. Take one wet facial wipe and wash it thoroughly to remove the infused solution which is already in it. Now, Slowly stretch the cloth using both the hands to expand the cloth, so that it fits your entire face. Drape the cloth on to your face and mark your eyes, nose and mouth area. Remove the cloth from your face and cut the marking appropriately. Voila.! Your face mask is ready. Well, almost.!
Now put the face mask into the solution (that you have just prepared) for 2 minutes and then drape it on to your face for 5 minutes.Lay down and relax while the mask works wonders on your face.
5. Tomato Rub
Tomato rub is hardly takes 1 minute of your time. All you need one fresh tomato, pinch of turmeric and a teaspoon of rice flour.
Mix the dry ingredients i.e., a pinch of turmeric and a teaspoon of rice flour on a small plate. Now cut a fresh tomato into half and press the open side of the tomato on to the mixture of dry ingredients.
Rub the tomato all over your face, hands and legs for a good 3 minutes.
Wash off with cold water.
Do this immediate once you are in the home from a hot sunny day. This way the tan can be removed more effectively.