Essential oils for skin whitening

A bright glowing skin is something that everyone wants. However, there are so many factors which can ruin its condition, causing the skin to go dark and dull. It’s very common to opt for products available in the market or rely on the face mask, however, the true hero when it comes to skin brightening is essential oils.

In today’s article, we will be sharing some homemade recipe using essential oil which will brighten the skin while improving the blood circulation.

Remedy #1 Lavender Essential Oil  

Lavender oil contains properties which help in brightening the skin while fading dark spots.

It is also known to reduce skin inflammation which can cause acne and acne scars.

If you have hyperpigmentation or redness, using lavender oil helps in reducing them and turning the face spotless.

Things you will need to make this mask:

  • 3 drops lavender essential oil
  • 2 tablespoons bentonite clay
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1.5 tablespoon water
  1. Take a clean glass bowl, add lavender oil, bentonite oil, apple cider vinegar and water in it.
  2. Mix all the ingredients really well.
  3. Cleanse your face and pat the skin dry.
  4. Apply this paste onto your face and let it sit for 10-12 minutes.
  5. Use a warm cloth to wipe the mask off and rinse to remove any residue.
  6. Use this mask thrice every week for best results.

Remedy #2 Lemon Essential Oil  

Lemon contains bleaching properties which help in fading the dark spots as well as other marks.

Its acidic nature contributes to reducing pigmentation while working on exfoliating the skin.

Things you will need to make this mask:

  • 30 drops of lemon essential oil
  • 30 drops of tea tree oil
  • 20 drops of lavender oil
  • 2 Tsp of yoghurt and
  • 3 Tsp of honey
  1. Take a bowl, add lemon oil, tea tree oil, lavender oil, yoghurt and honey in it.
  2. Mix all the ingredients really well.
  3. Cleanse your face using a mild cleanser and pat the skin dry.
  4. Scoop this mask and apply it onto your face.
  5. Let it sit for 15 minutes and use warm water to rinse the mask off.
  6. Pat the skin dry and finish by applying a light moisturizer.
  7. Use this remedy twice every week for best results.

Remedy #3 Tea tree Oil

Tea tree oil helps in clearing the skin and removing impurities and oiliness which makes the skin appear dark.

Things you will need to make this mask:

  • 2 teaspoons of tea tree oil
  • 1 tablespoon of honey and
  • 1 tablespoon of yoghurt
  1. Take a bowl, add tea tree oil, honey and yoghurt in it.
  2. Mix all the ingredients really well to make a mixture.
  3. Cleanse your face using a mild cleanser and pat the skin dry.
  4. Apply this mixture onto your face and massage in a circular motion for 1-2 minutes.
  5. Let it sit for 15-20 minutes and use lukewarm water to rinse it off.
  6. Pat the skin dry and finish by applying a light moisturizer over it.
  7. Use this remedy every alternate day for best results.

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