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The term skin whitening means lightening of pigment of skin by different methods. Skin whitening refers to cosmetic methods applied to whiten the skin.

Skin is darkened due to enzymes in the skin pigment cells. Women, especially Asian women, have always tried to get clearer and fairer skin.

Flawless and clear skin helps get better appearance and boosts confidence. Skin pigment, melanin, is reduced by different methods to make the skin tone lighter during skin whitening procedure.

Skin gets dark due to formation of dark spots. These dark spots are formed by increase and built up of melanin. Production of melanin is increased due to sun exposure and skin become dark. Other reason for getting dark complexion is age; skin gets hyper pigmentation with increasing age. Melanin gets accumulated in the skin of arms, legs, back etc.

It is said that beauty is not in getting fairer skin but you should have smooth texture of skin irrespective of skin color. But skin whitening is beneficial for the people who need to have fairer skin due to professional reasons.

Also, it is helpful for the people who get dark skin color due to some medical reasons and they want their original skin tone. Skin whitening agents are help to improve texture of skin. It alters skin texture to brighter and translucent form from the rough and blemished one.

Some effective Home treatments for Skin Whitening:

Besides all the chemical based cosmetic products for skin whitening, you can also use some home remedies for this purpose. If used regularly, you will see positive results.

Apply a paste of turmeric powder and lime juice to reduce tan with their natural bleaching abilities.

Another remedy is to prepare a mixture of 1 tsp milk powder, 1 tsp lemon juice, 1 tsp honey and ½ tsp almond oil.

Apply it daily for 10-15 and rinse it off with lukewarm water.

Rubbing of raw potato over the blemishes and tan gives positive results because of its bleaching qualities.

Take 4 blanched almonds and grind them with milk. Apply it over your skin overnight and wash with cold water. Within 15 days, you will see the change.

Apart from these home remedies, you should take wholesome diet which includes all the essential nutrients like vitamins and minerals required for glowing healthy skin.

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  1. HAY Bongo Urembo tunashukuru kwa mambo mazuri unayotuletea kwenye blog yako ili kutuepusha na mabalaa ya chemicals za mkorogo. LA MUHIMU tutafsrie baadhi ya vitu maana siyo wote wenye uelewa wa hivi vitu eg turmeric powder,ndo unga wa dengu au... almond tupe kwa majina yetu ya kibongo.U R GREAT

  2. Hi bongo urembo! Mpo juu kama sijui nini niseme... Thanks a million coz nimejifunza mambo mengi n I pray that GOD BLESS U ABUNDANTLY 2kumbukeni na sie wenye dreadloks...

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  4. hi bongo urembo napenda kukushukuru kwa maswala ya urembo twaelemika sana shukrani dadaa.Mombasa kenya

  5. It is all about how the people from different country gives importance to the skin to look beautiful according to the skin complexion.

    Skin Whitening



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