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Top 7 Beauty Tips For Fairer Complexion

Last Updated on Feb 18, 2016
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Beauty Tips for Fair Skin

Each individual desires a skin that is fair and free of aberrations. Getting an even skin tone and a fairer complexion can be a tricky task owing to different skin types and nature. Busy schedules make it difficult to maintain regular skin care that most of us turn towards synthetic alternatives of cosmetic products to get lighter skin tone. Cosmetics and makeup products are easy options for instant fairness but for a long lasting inner skin glow and fair complexion, none is better than natural products.


These simple, easy and readily available natural homemade masks and packs are great for getting fairer complexion.

1. Apple and Milk Whitening Mask: Apple has some of the most skin uplifting compounds that increase skin elasticity and improve color. The miraculous compounds alpha hydroxy acids present in an apple brighten skin tone and renew skin cells. Milk is a natural fairness toner and cleanser. It makes skin glowing and tight.

Apple and milk together as a mask are very effective in improving complexion.

Steps to follow:

  • Peel off the apple skin and soak slices in raw, chilled milk for 20 to 30 minutes
  • Crush or blend it to smooth paste
  • Chill the paste in the freezer for about 15 minutes
  • Mix a teaspoon of fresh lemon juice
  • Apply all over face and neck
  • Rinse with cool water after 15 minutes

2. Tomato Juice Cleanser: Tomatoes contain citric acid and other skin brightening agents. It noticeably reduces melanin production lightening skin tone. Also tomato juice is a natural cleanser that removes oil and dirt and protects skin from damaging UV rays.

Steps to follow:

  • Mash a tomato into a fine paste
  • Add a teaspoon of baking soda and a teaspoon of honey
  • Apply this paste gently all over the face and neck
  • Wait until dry
  • Rinse off with water
Tomato Juice Cleanser Removes Dirt from Skin

3. Turmeric and Curd Face Pack: Turmeric and curd both are natural antiseptics that keep microbial infections at bay. Turmeric prevents skin aging and cleanses the skin, while lactic acid in curd lightens skin color and nourishes skin. Together a pack made of curd and turmeric show considerable whitening of skin making it supple and fair.


Steps to follow:

  • Mix a teaspoon of turmeric to one tablespoonful of fresh thick curd
  • Add rose water or honey as preferred
  • Chill in the freezer for 10 minutes
  • Apply on the face and the neck with a slight rubbing action
  • Let it dry and then wash off

4. Almond and Milk Fairness Pack: Almond is a natural skin bleaching agent that clears off blemishes and reduces skin pigmentation. Almond nut paste and almond oil both impart glowing radiance to the skin in no time at all.

Steps to follow:

  • Soak 6 to 7 almonds in milk overnight
  • Make a smooth paste and add few drops of rose water
  • Apply on face and neck
  • Let it sit until dry
  • Wash off with cool water and pat dry
Almond and Milk Reduce Skin Pigmentation

5. Rice Powder Cream Pack: Rice powder is a wonder agent that lightens skin tone, reduces dullness and blemishes and conditions skin. Rice powder pack in milk and fruits like apple and banana or a light scrub with oatmeal can bring amazing effects on skin color and texture.

Steps to follow:

  • Mix 1 teaspoon of rice powder with enough milk to make a fine smooth paste
  • Mash a banana or grate few apple slices in it
  • 1 teaspoon of oatmeal can be added to make a scrub
  • Apply this pack all over the face and neck and let it sit
  • Wash off after 15 minutes

6. Strawberry Exfoliating Scrub: Strawberry provides instant fairness and imparts lasting glow to skin. It is one of the best fruits to exfoliate and lighten complexion.

Steps to follow:

  • Mash few strawberries into a smooth paste
  • Mix a teaspoon of honey and brown sugar
  • Scrub gently over face and neck for few minutes
  • Rinse with gentle rubbing action
Strawberry Helps Lighten Complexion

7. Lemon Juice, Glycerin and Honey Moisturizer: Lemon is highly rich in vitamin C and other essential nutrients. It contains antioxidants that prevent skin damage and citric acid lightens complexion. Glycerin and honey are great moisturizers for skin that provide required hydration to the skin. A face mask combining these three ingredients is an ideal remedy for fair and glowing skin.

Steps to follow:

  • Mix 1 teaspoon of lemon juice with half teaspoon honey and 2 teaspoons of glycerin
  • Add few drops of rose water
  • Apply this as a night moisturizer before bed and do not wash
  • Wake up to fairer glowing skin

Skin Care Tips

  • Follow cleansing, toning and moisturizing regime each day in morning and before bed
  • Eat plenty of fruits, green veggies and drink lots of fluids
  • Exfoliate skin with a natural scrub and then apply a mask at least once a week
  • Use aloe vera as a natural moisturizer everyday to keep skin hydrated
  • Apply sunscreen 15 minutes before going out in sun
Use Enough Sunscreen

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rimii, Pakistan

hlo, i am 20 yrs old nd my face skin is clean but my complexion z dull. hw cn i make my complexion fair. i cnt use creams cz it dznt suits on me. i want homade treatment for me... thnx me sonia

pooja29, India

Mam,I am 26 yrs old girl....and my hair is almost white...I am very tensed..Bcoz of my hair..so tell me some home remedy...gv me the ans asap.....pooja


Sir/madam, I am 20 years old guy. I am worried about my skin complexion. My skin is oily and light dark i want to instantly fair and lighten skin. Please suggest homemade pack for young generation and gives a youthful glow to skin.

oro18, India

maam am 18 and my skin is oily and whitish colour i want to fair my complexion in 2 or 3 weeks plz suggest me how can i

pernia, Belgium

i am 21 and a student too so i don't spend much time on my skin care, my complexion is a bit dark i want to be fair plzz help me !

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