Natural Ways to Treat Sun Damaged Skin
Whether you got too much sun last weekend, have darker pigment areas like spots or freckles or just want a lovely and radiant complexion, you may have looked into your options for treating sun damaged skin with products or with natural remedies. Skin brightener products have only been on the market for a few years, yet are becoming increasingly popular as women are able to treat their sun damaged skin themselves without heading off to a dermatologist. While these brighteners, for the most part, work very well indeed, some of them have unwanted side effects and some can be very expensive, so some women may be looking for natural skin brighteners that are either very affordable or are far less risky when it comes to side effects.
One of the best natural skin brighteners is anything with vitamin C. Vitamin C has been used for centuries as an old fashioned remedy for dark spots and uneven complexion. The actual juice from fruits like oranges and lemons can be rubbed on the skin and left on for ten to fifteen minutes, and once it’s rinsed off, it will leave behind a lighter skin and it will also remove the excess oils from your face and so can also improve problems like acne.
One very old fashioned recipe that is used for natural skin brighteners involves using oatmeal and an herb called Tansy. Simply chop up the herb portion of tansy and let it steep in hot water for ten minutes. Strain the herb out of the juice, and add oatmeal to the juice until it is the consistency of a thick paste. Apply the paste to your face and let it dry completely. Flake off and remove when it is dry and you will probably notice that your face is noticeably whiter. This process can be used for a period of a week or so, and while it can be a little taxing, is one of the most effective skin whitening home remedies out there.
If this is too much trouble for you, there are a multitude of great skin brightener products on the market today, and you can also get brighteners that can help treat your wrinkles and your complexion as well. Many of the brighteners also contain moisturizers and sunblock and so can help prevent you from getting any more sun damage to your skin so you can look beautiful.