Gram flour is another ingredient used to lighten skin complexion; it has various nutrients that help keep the skin healthy. Make a thick paste by mixing some gram flour with some rose water or just water; apply it on your skin; leave it till the past dries; then rinse it off with water. Use this remedy every other day to remove the excess oil from your skin while keeping the natural moisture.
Honey acts as a moisturizing agent while helping bleach the skin. Honey has antibacterial properties that help fade acne scars and age spots. Apply pure honey on your face for a few minutes; then wash it off with lukewarm water. This simple procedure helps remove dead skin and make your skin look fresher and brighter. It is good to do this once daily.
For a skin- lightening mask, mix one teaspoon of lemon juice, one teaspoon of honey and another of powdered milk and half teaspoon of almond oil. Apply it gently on your skin for 15 minutes; then wash off with cold water and try this every other day.
Lemons act as a natural bleaching agent for the skin due to its acidic property. Its high content of vitamin C promotes new cell growth. Additionally, the antioxidants in lemons are very good for your complexion.
Apply a piece of cotton dipped in fresh lemon juice on your face directly and leave the juice on your skin for an hour; then wash it off. Doing this once daily will prevent development of scars on your face and can surely lighten your complexion.
Another remedy to do once daily is to mix one teaspoon of turmeric powder with three teaspoons of lemon juice, and apply it on your skin for half an hour; then wash it off with water. When applying lemon remedies on your skin make sure there are no open wounds because the acidic nature of lemon can cause pain to wounds.