However, there are some natural home remedies that can help to lighten black skin without the use of chemicals or medical treatments.
Aloesin is a compound that is present in aloe vera plant. Aloesin can inhibit tyrosinase activity thus regulating the production of melanin in your skin. This way you can get fairer skin by using aloe vera gel. As aloe vera also have many additional benefits in the form of its antioxidant properties, it can give you a soft, smooth skin which is light in color.
Rice Flour Scrub
Regular scrubbing ensures removal of dead cells which accumulate on the skin over a period of time and lend it a dull and sallow look. Grind some rice to fine powder and mix in milk cream or curd as per your skin type. Use this as a scrub all over your body once in a week and fall in love with your skin. Make sure to finely grind the powder. Coarse powder will not make a smooth scrub and will fall off your skin quickly, making it messy and ineffective.
Potatoes And Milk
This may seem like an unusual combination but a mask made from potatoes and milk lighten the skin tone fast. Take a freshly peeled potato and grate it. In the grated potato, mix raw milk and half teaspoon finely grounded rice flour.Mix the paste well and apply on your face and neck. Once it dries, massage your face and neck with wet fingers and rinse with plain water. Regular use will not only lighten the skin tone but will also brighten the complexion.
Honey and Almond
Honey and almond work wonderfully for skin whitening if applied together. They moisturize skin as well as remove all sun tan. You can make this mask easily. Just mix 1 tsp of honey, 1 tsp of milk powder, half tsp of almond powder or oil and 1 tsp of honey. Mix them and make a paste. Apply it for 15-20 minutes and then rinse off with normal water.
Gram Flour Face Mask
Gram flour also called chickpea flour, is made from the Garzanbo legume and has been used in India since ages to make skin softer, smoother and lightened. It not only acts as an excellent exfoliant but transfers all its nutrients to your skin to make it glow. When you make face mask using gram flour, you add a host of other ingredients that also whiten your skin. Used regularly, you can get whitened skin easily with this face mask.