Getting tan takes a lot of work to achieve; all the more to keep it. It’s not surprising to find that a lot of individuals want to do their best in keeping a great tan.
However, certain individuals can be dissuaded and want to get rid of their tan in the long run. There’s a lot of ways to remove one’s tan. Some of the common ways require bleaching but there are also some natural means to removing a tan.
One method that has been incorporated in the removal of a tan is using mango pulp. Normally, you’re bound to use up some lemons to removing a tan. However, juicing a lot of lemons or using a bunch of lemons merely to get your tan removed can be quite costly. For this case, using mango pulp is going to help you out since a lot of pulp can go a long way.
Mango is an acidic fruit and contains a lot of pulp. Since this is a much bigger fruit, you can guarantee to save up on the usage compared to cutting lemons up for removing a tan. Due to the acidic nature of the mango, your tan will be easily removed through timely applications of the mango pulp. There are many ways to applying mango pulp to remove one’s tan. Here are some methods you can follow to de-tanning yourself:
- Use half a teaspoon of mango pulp, some milk, and add a little honey to help lessen the abrasive nature of the acid. Use this mixture onto your face and rub along in a circular motion. This not only helps get rid of your tan but aid in sorting out the blackheads and removing dead skin. For your body, use around three tablespoons of mango pulp and a cup of milk with some honey. Scrub as intended and let it sit for a bit before rinsing with cool water.
- Another method to do this would be to use ripe mango pulp and mix it with some milk powder and apply it to tanned skin. You can even throw in some honey to the mixture. The coarse nature of the milk powder helps in scrubbing but make sure to do it gently and in a circular motion. Harshly scrubbing the mixture on your skin can lead to sensitive skin which you want to avoid.
- You can also make use of the mango skin by drying it out in the sun and making a powder out of it. Mix it with some yogurt and apply it to the skin to lighten it while also keeping it nourished.