How To Brighten Dark Hands And Feet With Natural Ingredients


How To Brighten Dark Hands And Feet With Natural Ingredients

Hello Everyone,

Basically, most people don’t focus on the beauty of their feet and hand because they pay attention mainly on their face. As we know, our feet and hands are usually exposed to the sun so they are likely to get darker than other areas of the body. Darkened skin can be caused by dirt, exposure to harmful chemicals and pollution.  Dark feet and hands do not look so good. They can make us feel embarrassed at times. Thankfully, there are a variety of natural ways to lighten dark hands and feet. Let’s check them out!

  1. Use Turmeric

You can naturally enjoy fairer hands and feet with turmeric. Generally, turmeric contains a potent antioxidant named curcumin, which helps to reduce the production of melanin in the skin and eliminates discoloration. Apart from that, it is useful in maintaining an even skin tone. Know here how to brighten dark hands and feet with this spice.

Process 1:

Make a fine paste by mixing 2 teaspoons of turmeric powder and 2 teaspoons of olive oil. Then apply this resultant paste on the hands and feet. Leave it on for ten minutes and afterward wash it off. To notice results, follow this process thrice weekly.

How To Brighten Dark Hands And Feet With Natural Ingredients

Process 2:

Create a paste by mixing turmeric powder (2 teaspoons) with enough cold milk. Later apply the paste on your hands & feet. Rinse it off after twenty minutes with lukewarm water. Try following this simple process once or twice every day to get excellent results.

Process 3:

Mix turmeric powder (1 teaspoon), lemon juice (2 teaspoons) and gram flour (4 teaspoons) to create a paste. Add some rose water to this paste if needed. Thereafter, apply this mask on your feet and hands and let it dry completely. Scrub off this dried mask and rinse with lukewarm water. This skin mask can be used once weekly.

  1. Sandalwood Remedy

Sandalwood can improve the skin complexion and treat hyper pigmentation at the same time. Along with that, it can also help to remove brown spots and sun spots. Last but not least, sandalwood can treat blemishes on your hands & feet. Below are two processes to use sandalwood.

Process 1:

First of all, mix sandalwood powder (1 tablespoon) and almond powder (1 tablespoon). Later add enough rose water, plain water or milk to it to make a paste. Afterward, begin applying this paste on your hands & feet and let the application dry totally. Finally, use lukewarm water to rinse the area. This skin-lightening mask can be used twice or thrice weekly.

How To Brighten Dark Hands And Feet With Natural Ingredients

Process 2:

Take the juice of a lemon and add it into sandalwood powder (1 tablespoon). Mix thoroughly and if this paste is too thick, you can add some rose water. Afterward, start applying this smooth paste on your hands & feet and rinse after 15 to 20 minutes with cool water. Try this process daily for quick results.

  1. Use Yogurt

Lactic acid present in yogurt makes it a great bleaching agent, which lightens the skin color. Besides, the lactic acid can alleviate scaly, dry or darkened skin by removing the dead skin cells. Apart from that, yogurt keeps the skin glowing & soft thanks to its proteins and vitamin C.

Process 1:

Take some plain yogurt and smear it on your hands & feet. Slightly massage for several minutes and afterward, rinse it off after ten minutes with plain yogurt. This simple remedy can be used once or twice every day to improve the skin tone.

How To Brighten Dark Hands And Feet With Natural Ingredients

Process 2:

First of all, blend yogurt and rose water in equal amounts and later mix in 1 tsp of vegetable glycerin. Then, use this mixture to massage your hands & feet. Leave it on all night and the next morning, use cool water to rinse the application off. For visible results, repeat once every day prior to going to bed.

  1. Lemon Remedy

Lemons contain acidic agent, which functions as a natural bleaching property. So, it can lighten and brighten the skin of the hands & feet. Besides, lemons also helps to improve overall skin tone and eliminate dead skin cells since it composes of vitamin C.

Process 1:

Take some sugar and sprinkle it on a halved lemon piece. Then, scrub your skin with it to remove dirt & dead skin cells. Rinse it off after ten minutes. Follow the process once weekly.

Process 2:

Alternatively, mix lemon juice and honey in equal amounts. Then, apply this solution on your hands & feet. Let it settle for fifteen minutes before rinsing with water. This remedy can be followed twice daily.

How To Brighten Dark Hands And Feet With Natural Ingredients

Note: Remember to apply a good moisturizer after using lemon remedies so that your skin does not get dry. Avoid direct sunlight for a minimum of 1-2 hours.

  1. Use Cucumber

Cucumbers contain skin-lightening properties which help to eliminate an unpleasant discoloration or tan. Its vitamin A controls the melanin production of the skin, thereby improving skin tone. Apart from that, cucumber is high in water so that it keeps the skin hydrated.

Process 1:

Take fresh cucumber slices and rub on your hands & feet for five minutes. Wait for fifteen minutes and thereafter rinse the areas using water. This process can be followed 2 or 3 times every day.

How To Brighten Dark Hands And Feet With Natural Ingredients

Process 2:

Mix lemon juice and cucumber juice in equal amounts at first and later massage it onto the affected areas. Afterward, rinse it off after 10 to 15 minutes with cold water. To notice the effective results, repeat twice every day.

  1. Orange Peel Remedy

Oranges are packed with vitamin C, which acts as a natural bleaching property. Thus, they help to treat hyper pigmentation. Additionally, orange peel contains citric acid that functions as an exfoliating property to remove dead skin cells.

Process 1:

Create a paste by mixing orange peel powder (2 tablespoons) with enough milk or yogurt. Next, apply this paste on your darkened skin areas and keep the application on for twenty minutes. After that, scrub off this paste gently in circular motions with wet fingers. This skin lightening pack can be used once or twice weekly.

How To Brighten Dark Hands And Feet With Natural Ingredients

Process 2:

Create a thick paste by mixing orange peel powder (2 tablespoons) with enough rose water. Later add some honey and 1 tsp of turmeric powder to this paste and mix them well. Thereafter, apply this resulting paste on your affected areas and leave the paste on for 15-20 minutes. Scrub off this paste gently with your wet hands and rinse with cold water. This remedy should be repeated twice or thrice weekly.

  1. Aloe Vera Remedy

Aloe vera is generally an ideal ingredient in skin care products. Aloe vera contains deep skin-moisturizing effects, which help to add a natural glow to the hands & feet. It can restore the original skin tone and treat hyper pigmentation, thus lightening the tanned skin on the hands & feet.

Process 1:

Take a leaf of fresh aloe vera and extract its gel. After that, rub this gel on your hands & feet for five minutes. Rinse it off after 30 minutes with plain yogurt. This process can be repeated twice daily to brighten the skin color.

Process 2:

Mix aloe vera gel (2 tablespoons) and almond oil (a few drops). Then, apply this combination on the hands & feet and gently massage it. Leave it on for fifteen to twenty minutes before rinsing the skin with water. This treatment can be used twice every day.

How To Brighten Dark Hands And Feet With Natural Ingredients

  1. Use Tomatoes

Tomatoes can help to lighten the skin on the hands & feet because they contain components with bleaching agents. They can fight against sun damage thanks to their lycopene. Besides, they eliminate dead skin cells, thus leaving you with glowing and soft skin.

Process 1:

Mix 1 part of fresh tomato juice and 2 part of buttermilk together. Then, apply this mixture on the skin with a cotton ball. Take a shower after an hour. This remedy can be used once every day.

Process 2:

You can rub a small tomato piece directly on your hands & feet for 2-3 minutes. Let the juice dry and rinse your skin by using water. This process can be followed every day before taking a shower.

Process 3:

Mix lemon juice and tomato juice in equal amounts. Afterward, apply this juice mixture on your skin and after 10 to 15 minutes, you rinse it off. Follow the process 1 or 2 times every day.

How To Brighten Dark Hands And Feet With Natural Ingredients

  1. Papaya Remedy

Papaya can promote skin renewal because it possesses an enzyme called papain. Being loaded with vitamins A, C & E, this fruit also promotes glowing and healthy skin. For this remedy, you take ½ papaya and chop it into chunks. Later pun these chunks into a blender and add tsp of lemon juice and 1 tbsp of honey to it. Blend these ingredients to attain a smooth paste. Afterward, apply this paste on the hands & feet and finally, rinse it off after 20-30 minutes. Try this process twice or thrice weekly to brighten the skin naturally.

How To Brighten Dark Hands And Feet With Natural Ingredients

In fact, here are several home remedies that can help you to attain fairer hands and legs. All the ingredients in them are straight out of your kitchen and don’t have any side effects. Try them and share your feedback with us.

Guest Post by Marry Smith

Author Bio:

This guest post is by Marry Smith, a blogger with many years of experience on searching the best natural home remedies for beauty and health issues

5 thoughts on “How To Brighten Dark Hands And Feet With Natural Ingredients

  1. Aarti

    Great post. Will definitely try them out.

  2. Some really cool tips! Thanks for sharing. 😊

  3. tomatoes and yogurt are holy grail! love your tips and tricks!

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