It is a well-known fact that many women are fond of white skin. Most women believe that fair skin makes them look pretty, young, elegant and energetic. In the desire of achieving fair skin, many women opt for skin whitening treatments from dermatologists or buy skin whitening creams from the market. However, there are some natural herbs are available which can be used in home-made face packs to whiten the skin without any side effects the herbs that unleash instant fairness. The following are some of the most common herbs used for skin lightening.
It’s a common believe that chamomile used for hair lightener but it is a skin lightener herb too. This is a natural bleaching agent. Using chamomile tea bags or flowers for a facial steam will lighten the skin. The chamomile flowers can be boiled and after cooling the water, it can be used for washing the skin to have a fair and glowing skin.
Horseradish (Armoracia rusticana)
Horseradish has a natural ingredient which naturally bleaches the skin. Mix horseradish along with rosemary essential oil and lemon juice to make a face mask. Apply it on the face and leave for a few minutes to have a fairer skin.
Red onion contains similar to citric acid, which helps in skin whitening and softening. It helps to remove the dark patches from the skin. Cut the red onion into slices and rub it into your face every day for some time to have a shining and glowing skin.
Lady’s Mantel (alchemilla mollis)
It is one of the best and popular herbs which help in whitening the skin. Apart from skin whitening it has several other health benefits for women. Crush and extract the juice from lady mantel leaves. Apply the juice on the face and keep it for some time. Wash the face with cold water to have a glowing skin.
Aloe Vera removes blemishes and makes the skin glow. It is one of the powerful skin healing herb which has contains of anti-ageing. Regular use of Aloe Vera juice on the skin, removes the blemishes and dark spots from the skin and gives a glowing skin.
This herb is a powerful herb which is used for whitening the skin. It is commonly used in Chinese medicine. Experts believe this herb is 100 times stronger and powerful compared to other fairness herbs. Asian women used this to whiten their skin. But it’s very difficult to find this herb outside China.
Lemon juice contains a lot of vitamin C which is a strong skin bleaching agent. It is very effective for lightening the skin. Cut the lemon into pieces and squeeze it to extract its juice. Apply it on the face with cottons, keep it for a few minutes, and wash it with cold water. Lemon juice can be mixed with milk, honey, curd and papaya to make an effective face pack which helps in achieving fairer skin within lesser time.
Apart from these herbs; combination of Salmon’s Seal, Ground Ivy leaves, and Wild Strawberry have a great result for the skin.