3 Effective Home Remedies to Remove Sun Tan

My daughter loves going for a swim and goes to the swimming pool every weekend. We decided not to put her into a formal swimming class and just allow her to enjoy splashing in the water and let her decide how she wanted to go further. She has learnt to float by herself and looks forward to her swim time every weekend.

This however has given rise to other problems. Every time she comes back from a swim, she has horrible sun tan. My mother is visiting us at the moment and she reminded me of this amazing home remedy that she used to make for us every now and then, specially after Holi celebration. I tried it and it does wonders. The best part is it is is really quick to make and can be used for children as well as adults. You might also remember it from your childhood.

Remedy #1

Besan and Yogurt Remedy/ Ubtan for removing Sun Tan

The best part about this remedy is that all the ingredients are natural and easily available in every kitchen pantry. You can use this ubtan every week whether there is a sun tan or not and it will keep you skin clean, soft, supple & healthy.


1 tablespoon besan or gram flour

1 tablespoon homemade dahi or curd (preferably sour)

1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder or haldi powder

1 teaspoon mustard oil

1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice

How to:

Take a big bowl and add besan to it.

Add curd, mustard oil, turmeric powder and lemon juice.

Mix everything well and make a smooth paste.

Your ubtan or  detan paste is ready.

Now apply this ubtan on tanned skin while gently massaging it on skin. Do this for 4-5 minutes.

After massaging the ubtan, leave it on for 5 minutes to dry.

After it has dried, gently massage and remove it gradually.

Once done, wash off with cool or lukewarm water or take a bath.

That’s it, you will see an instant difference in your skin.


Remedy #2

Tomato juice & Yogurt Remedy for Removing Sun Tan

Make a thick paste of tomato juice and thick dahi.

Apply it where ever you see tanning.

Leave it to dry and wash off when dried.

You will see difference within a few applications.



Remedy #3

Potato juice Remedy for Removing Sun Tan

Thickly grate a potato and keep in a bowl.

Gently rub the grated potato on face n other areas.

Wait for 10 min and then wash it with water.

You can see the difference after 2-3 days.

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2 Replies to “3 Effective Home Remedies to Remove Sun Tan”

  1. Richa Choudhary says:

    this is a great remedy.i use it for my self but was not sure if i can use it on my son. but after your post i feel it is safe to use for kids too. thanks for sharing.


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