Top 15 Natural Skin Detanning Masks That Work!

The weather is always in opposition to that bright skin that everyone loves. Changes in the anatomy of the body are also a cause of skin tanning. To detan your skin naturally, we have carefully selected this 15 methods that you can use to achieve excellent results. They are all natural remedies.

1. Ingredients

  • 50 gm chana dal
  • 10 gm fenugreek seeds
  • 2-3 pieces of turmeric


Expertly grind all the ingredients together to form a powdery paste. You will need only a little of this powder on your skin for maximum effects with some milk cream. Use it to wash your face always instead of water. Store this powder in a container in a cool dry place.

2. Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons of gram flour
  • 1 tablespoon of turmeric
  • 2-3 tablespoons of water


Mix all the three ingredients to form a thick paste. Smear it on your face and spare about 10 minutes to rub it expertly on your skin in a circular motion. The mix easily dries in air, so keep wetting it as you rub it on your face. Wash off with water. You will see results over time.

3. Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon of oats (grounded)
  • 2 teaspoons of corn flour
  • 1 teaspoon of milk


Mix all the three ingredients together perfectly well until it forms a paste. Apply same on your body and scrub it gently on your body. Allow for some time for effects and then rinse off in water and pat your body dry.

4. Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp gram flour
  • 1 tsp fresh cream
  • 2 tsp water
  • A pinch of salt


Ensure a proper mix of all the ingredients. Next, apply it on your skin. Leave for about 10 minutes on your body. Now rinse off with tepid water. That is all. This is our best bet for you if you have a sensitive skin.

5. Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp gram flour
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tsp lemon peel powder
  • The juice of half a lemon
  • Milk to make a smooth paste


Gather all the above listed ingredients and make sure you get them mixed together properly. Now apply them on your skin. This time around, leave it on the skin until it dries off. Then you can rinse with tepid water. Your skin will be healed and that much sought after glow will return.

6. Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons of besan
  • 1 slice of cucumber
  • 2 slices of tomato
  • A pinch of turmeric
  • ½ teaspoon malai / curd (curd if your skin is oily and milk cream if you have dry skin)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey


Make a paste out of cucumber and tomato-ensure a proper mix of the two. Then add every other ingredient listed above. Apply this very potent mixture on your face and neck. Leave it to dry; there are no allergic reactions on your skin. Rinse in cold water.

7. Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons of besan
  • 1 tablespoon of malai (fresh cream)
  • 1 teaspoon of milk
  • 1 teaspoon of honey
  • A pinch of turmeric


This method also works for all manner of skin types. Get a proper mix of the ingredients given above. Apply it evenly on your face by gently massaging it into your skin. Leave for 5 minutes and then wash off in cold water.

8. Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons of gram flour
  • 2 teaspoons of sandalwood powder
  • 1 teaspoon of milk
  • a pinch of turmeric powder


Turmeric has been known for its natural healing abilities. Get a proper mix of all the ingredients until it forms a fine paste. Apply on your face. Leave it to dry. Then rinse off in cold water. You will get results if you exercise patience.

9. Ingredients

  • 1 tomato (ripe)
  • 1 tablespoon besan
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


Remove the pulp out of the tomato and you are done. Now gather all the ingredients into a simple paste. The formula is ready. Apply it to your face and leave for about 20-30 minutes-enough time to dry on your face. Rinse off with cold water.

10. Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons of besan (gram flour)
  • 4 tablespoons of rosewater


Mix until you achieve the desired paste. Apply it on your face and neck and leave it on for 15-20 minutes maximum for it to dry on your skin. Wash off with cool water in a circular motion. You will definitely get the much sought after glow on your skin.

Having gone through the 10 above that involves some ingredients; we can assure you that there are some single natural elements through which you can achieve excellent results. Five of them are considered below to complete our list of 15. Enjoy.

11. Fresh Tomato Juice

tomato juice for skin detanningRaw tomato is packed with ingredients that are capable to reverse the tanning in your skin. It helps in improving skin pigmentation leading to that bright and beautiful skin of your fantasy.

Rub the juice delicately on your face. Allow for effects and rise in cold water. That will be all.

12. Papaya Mask

This is one of the most effective and beneficial fruits that we have around today. It ranks high among the top single ingredients to fight tanned skin.

Crush the papaya and apply the pulp to your face. Leave it for about 30 minutes for desired effects; then rinse off with water. Apply 3-4 times a week for excellent results.

13. Potato Mask

Potato is also a very effective remedy in the reversal of a skin that has been tanned. It has rich properties that can make your dull skin revert to that bright color that you will be forever proud of.

Mix potato juice with glycerin and apply it over the tanned patches on your skin. Try this remedy and you will be proud of your skin.

14. Turmeric and Milk

This is another powerful means to reverse the skin that is burnt. Mix Turmeric and Milk into a paste and apply this mixture onto your skin. Be consistent in its use on your skin. In no time, you will have a nice story to tell about your skin.

15. Vicks Vapor Rub

This is an unconventional method; however it is worth starting with. The curative powers in Vicks Vapor Rub have been effective over the last couple of years. If you give it a trial, results will reflect on your skin.


Any of the 15 methods mentioned above will work for you. What you need is patience; results will follow.

3 thoughts on “Top 15 Natural Skin Detanning Masks That Work!

  • April 26, 2017 at 1:54 pm

    Nice Article at the right time!!! De-Tanning the skin is good for this summer, the procedure who have mentioned is good you can get all ingredients at home itself. You may also check this video for for de-tanning your skin.

    • April 29, 2017 at 12:09 pm

      Dear Wilson

      We appreciate your feedback and thank you for sharing the relevant video URL.

  • June 20, 2019 at 12:32 pm

    These all are amazing homemade masks which work effectively to get rid of tanned skin. I have used tomato and it helps to removes the dark and patchy skin. Thanks a lot for sharing these great remedies.


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