How to lighten skin tone at home

Whitening masks are a great way to achieve a healthy complexion. Such procedures help to get rid of the freckles, pigment spots and dark circles under the eyes. But it is not necessary to buy an expensive cosmetic product. You can make a quality face mask at home.

The positive effect of the mask on skin

Whitening masks include components that can change the cellular structure of the dermis and regulate the content of pigments in it. High-quality skin lightening masks have several effects:

  • lighten dark pigment spots and well-marked freckles;
  • remove traces and scars left by acne;
  • even out the skin relief;
  • nourish, soften and moisturize;
  • improve the overall condition of the epidermis.

Homemade recipes

Mask with lemon

  1. The classic variant: take the juice of just squeezed one lemon and gently moisturize skin with a cotton pad. In this case, you do not need to wash off the lemon juice. Then, after a quarter of an hour, apply a moisturizer.
  2. Lemon-honey mask is designed to whiten dry skin. Mix the juice of one lemon with two tablespoons of honey. It is a great remedy for both the face and body.
  3. Tomato lightening mask with lemon: only 5 drops of lemon juice is needed per grated tomato.

Face mask with parsley infusion

Finely chop 25 grams of parsley (take only the leaves), pour a glass of boiling water, hold the mixture in a water bath for 10 minutes. Then another 5 minutes under the lid and strain. Moisten gauze or a cotton handkerchief in the received structure and put a mask on the face.

Cabbage mask to even out complexion

You will need 25 grams of yoghurt and fresh white cabbage leaves. Finely chop the cabbage and mix with yoghurt. You can wash off the mask 10 minutes after application.

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