How to Fix Horrific Summer Tan Mistakes

With summer in full swing, we are constantly outside enjoying activities like camping, swimming, hiking and so much more. But while summer is fun it also brings a greater exposure to harmful rays that can result in unattractive sun tans on you legs, face or hands. We have all experienced raccoon eyes from wearing your sunglasses or farmers tans.

In this blog, we are going to look at some simple homemade methods to removing sun tans and reversing damage caused by sun exposure. These recipes use all natural ingredients so you can avoid using chemical based products.

1. Lemon, Cucumber and Rose Water

  • Rose water - 1 tbsp
  • Cucumber Juice- 1 tbsp 
  • Lemon Juice- 1 tbsp
  1. Simply add all three ingredients together
  2. Apply to tan using a sponge or cotton ball
  3. Let sit for 10 minutes and then wash area with cool water

This mask is the most efficient method to getting rid of an unsightly sun tan. Cucumbers and lemons are a natural bleaching agent and will help lighten your skin tone. Lemons contain vitamins C which neutralizes the damage caused by the sun and the rose water soothes rejuvenates the skin. 

2. Tomato Face Mask

  • Tomato pulp - 1 cup
  • Honey- 1 tbsp

  1. Mix the tomato pulp and honey together in a small bowl
  2. Apply mix evenly on your skin
  3. After 10 minutes wash your face or tan area with cold water
  4. Be shocked by the results.

If you don’t have time for this face mask simply slice a tomato and rub it gently on your face applying as much juice as possible. Let it soak into your skin to see an instant effect. Also, this will help protect you from the sun's rays.

3. Anti-Tan Milk and Honey Mask

  • Milk - 4 tbsp
  • Honey- 1 tbsp
  • Lemon Juice- 2 tbsp

  1. Mix ingredients in a small bowl
  2. Use a sponge or cotton ball to apply evenly
  3. Make a thick layer by repeating step 2
  4. Let dry for 10-15 minutes
  5. Wash with cool water

Honey works to retain moisture while the milk and lemon have whitening properties. This is a great way to remove an unwanted tan and improve your complexion from your skin in a natural way.

We here at UnitWise hope you have enjoyed these tips for fixing your summer tan mistakes. Have a safe and wonderful weekend. For more beauty blogs visit and please share your advice on how you fix tan mishaps in the comment section below.


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