Ever wondered how those who practise K-beauty routines have clear and even-toned skin? The reason behind this is that K-beauty routines place a high emphasis on using sunscreen religiously and have skin brightening ingredients in almost all of their skincare staples. But that’s not all. From massaging techniques that physically exfoliate your skin to products and DIY recipes that help de-tan the skin, you can find many gems in K-beauty rituals.
In summer, tanning is inevitable so come the hot months and we are on a hunt to find ways to de-tan our skin. From endless serums and coarse scrubs, we have tried it all. We all have our obsessions with DIY remedies, but this time let’s give it a Korean spin. K-beauty hacks are a hype, and it’s for all the right reasons, this summer try some K-beauty skin care hacks to de-tan your skin at home and get glowing, The summer sun can be quite harsh and brutal on our skin and hence, its best to practice these home remedies in time to get rid of tanning. These Korean beauty skincare hacks are what we need to bid adieu to tanned skin from summer days.
Sunny days comes with it’s own share of troubles – from excessive sweating to tanning, every person has to suffer the pressure of heat. But we are not asking you to hate sun, don’t we all love it when it shines bright? All you have to do is take the right care of your skin and then you can get back to loving summers like before.
It is a known fact that Koreans know how to take best care of their skin, and if some of us even follow a segment of their beauty hacks, we’ll have a different skin altogether. If you hate how the sun acts on your skin, leaving it all tanned and dark, then you have to to try these easy Korean beauty hacks to de-tan your skin naturally!
For today, we are looking at three of their most effective K-beauty hacks to de-tan your skin this summer. Check them out below.
- DIY Rice water face mist
Rice water is a popular ingredient in many k-beauty products and remedies and is desired for its skin brightening and anti-ageing properties that always gives clear skin and youthful glow.. Some of the compounds found in rice water are known to lighten pigment and help de-tan your skin. Regular use is also associated with protecting your skin from further sun damage and darkening.
If you love rice in any form, you’d love this hack. Fermented rice is the magical ingredient you need for this amazing hack.
How to use it:
The best way to use it is as a homemade DIY spray. Extract rice water by either boiling or soaking clean rice in water for 30 minutes. Pour the water in an opaque spray bottle (to avoid sun exposure), add some fresh aloe vera juice in it and shake it up. Mist tanned areas of your face and body a few times a day for best results.
Just let the water rest in the bottle for 3-4 days and use it to spray all over your face. Well, you’d be surprised at the result.
2. Green tea rinse
Rich in catechins, which are potent antioxidants, and phenolic acid, a refreshing cup of green tea can double up as a de-tanning remedy with little to no effort. Green tea also has an anti-inflammatory effect, cooling down your skin and boosting cell renewal to help manage the side effects of tanning. When used consistently, this remedy can help clear out your skin effectively.
We all love a detoxifying cup of green tea. Well, if it is effective in detoxifying the body, even out the skin tone like never before. Imagine what good it can do to the skin.
How to use it:
The best part about a green tea rinse is that it is easy to do. Brew a nice fresh cup of green tea and let it cool down. Use it as a rinse at the start of your skincare routine, leave for 2-3 minutes, and wash off with water. This remedy is not just easy but is super effective as well. Green tea rinse can help de-tan your body as well!
3.Yogurt Face Mask
Well, we are pretty much aware about the moisturising content that is present in yogurt. It acts as a natural moisturiser on the skin and hence is a great ingredient for summers. But what makes it a staple in most Korean kitchens is its probiotic content and hence, is a preferred ingredient when it comes to their skincare regimen. Yogurt is also a natural skin brightening agent and helps in getting rid of dead skin cells.
While you cannot go around slathering yoghurt all over your body, it can be a good daily remedy for removing tan from your face.
How to use:
For this natural remedy mix yoghurt, lemon juice and honey in a glass bowl. Apply the mixture all over your face for 25-30 minutes before stepping into a shower. Wash off with lukewarm water and follow up with a good soothing moisturiser.