Instead of buying expensive cosmetic products, why not try these natural treatments at home to get rid of suntan? A mixture of lemon juice, rose water and cucumber juice works wonders on your face. Lemon juice helps remove the tan and cucumber and rose water are natural cooling agents. Apply a paste of raw milk, turmeric and some lemon juice on your face as well as the affected areas and let it dry. Wash it off with water. Prepare a mixture of oats and buttermilk and use it to exfoliate the skin.
Mix gram flour and lime juice with some curd, and apply it on the affected area on a regular basis to get best results against tanning. Apply some fresh lemon juice on the elbows, knees or patchy areas, and keep it on for at least 15 minutes to work on the tan. Regular use of fresh coconut water on the hands and face can be very effective in getting rid of a tan. It will also make the skin healthy, supple and soft. Apply a paste of turmeric powder and lime juice thrice a week. This will lighten the skin colour considerably and remove the tan. Soak almonds overnight and grind them into a fine paste the next morning. Add equal quantity of milk cream to make a paste and apply on the affected area. Apply a paste of oatmeal, yogurt, a few drops of lime and tomato juice. Wash it off with cold water after half an hour to get glowing skin. Mash papaya to a pulp and massage the sun-tanned area with it. Papaya is excellent for the skin and also has anti-aging properties. Applying multani mitti on the face helps reduce tanning considerably.