While some people around the world would give anything to get a little tan on their skin, some people would do anything to remove the ugly tan from their skin.

If you too fall into the latter category, there is no need to worry since there are remedies that you can try at home for tan removal.

Tan does look good but only on pale complexion and also if the tanning is even all through your exposed skin.

Tan however makes you look darker if you already have a dark skin tone and an uneven tan is a beauty nightmare.

Hence if you have an ugly tan, just follow the below mentioned 3 Essential Steps to remove Tan at home for getting back your own natural skin color.

First Essential Step, best and easiest way for removing tan is,

Tomato Juice

The juice of tomato is acidic and hence easily removes tan from the skin. It also soothes a sun burnt skin effectively. Hence the next time you use a tomato for cooking, make sure you use a little on your tanned skin as well.

Second Essential and Effective Step for removing tan as well as getting a healthy glowing skin is by using this pack,

Curd, Honey & Turmeric

The curd would remove the tan, honey would moisturize your skin and the turmeric would enhance your complexion.

Direction to Apply:

  • Take a little curd
  • Add appropriate amount of honey and a few pinches of turmeric
  • Mix it well and apply it on your tanned skin.
  • Leave it on for at least half an hour, till it is completely dry and wash off with normal water.

Try this pack and you would see a noticeable difference within as little as two week’s time.

Third Essential and Effective Step for removing tan as well as getting a healthy glowing skin is by using this pack,

Orange Peel Powder & Milk

Orange peels, dried and grounded make for an excellent scrub and scrubbing is one of the best ways of getting rid of a stubborn tan.

Just make sure you add a little milk to the orange peel powder to make it into a paste.

Apply the paste on to your skin and leave on till it dries completely.

Gently rub it off from the skin once dried and wash off.


  • This pack would also help remove whiteheads and blackheads, leaving your skin soft, smooth and glowing.

You would be able to feel the difference instantaneously.

Try the above remedies and tan will never bother you again.

Advice / Suggestion

  • Just make sure you use a good quality sunscreen before going out into the sun so as to prevent tanning as much as possible.