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Essential Oils to Fade Suntan



THE QUESTION

Hi, Can you give me a recipe for removing tan caused by sun exposure (hands and feet) using essential oils?


THE ANSWER

The only essential oil I know of that removes darkness on skin is Lemon essential oil. Lemon juice also works, but no natural remedies for darkened skin work very quickly.

Here's what I would do if I were you: every morning and night I would rub my hands and feet with pure lemon juice, then rinse it off with water.

At night I would rub in a simple body oil recipe: 1/4 cup aromatherapy carrier oil with 10 drops Lemon essential oil. Only do this at night though, because Lemon essential oil can increase your risk of sunburn.

I hope that helps - good luck!

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aloe gel NEW
by: Nagasri

How about adding lemon essential oil to aloe vera gel since both have skin lightening properties and well absorbed into skin .. does this sound cool ?!?!

Good idea NEW
by: Nagasri

wow that is a nice idea. Waiting for more recipes !!!

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