Home Remedies for Skin Whitening


Looking for ingredients that can actually whiten your skin? Here is everything you are looking for in skin whitening. Rejuvenate and brighten your skin by using simple ingredients at your home. Get fair and bright skin in no time.

Top 10 Home Remedies for Skin Whitening


potato: remedies for skin whitening

Potatoes greatly help in whitening and tightening your skin. Potato also works wonders in removing your dead skin.

How to use:

Take a half potato. Grate and squeeze it using a cotton cloth. Apply potato juice instantly to your face (before turning out its color black) and massage for a minute. Leave your face for 15 minutes as it is now and then rinse with fresh tap water. For the final step, spray rose water on your face for an extra glowing effect.


Potato is known to be the best natural ingredient for bleaching properties. Potato juice when gets absorbed into your skin, not only lightens one’s dark complexion but also lightens blemishes and the color of dark thickens hair too when used on regular basis.

*Do this remedy daily for skin whitening in no time.


Sandalwood powder

sandal powder: remedies for skin whitening

Fedele sandalwood powder contains very effective skin-lightening agents that gradually help in skin whitening.

How to use:

Take one tablespoon of sandalwood powder. Add almond powder in the same quantity. Now make a paste by adding some milk. Apply this awesome mixture to your face and let it sit for about 20 minutes. Then wash your face with fresh water.


Sandalwood contains natural healing and skin-whitening properties. It not only helps in skin whitening but also works wonders in reducing sun tan, pigmentation, and early signs of aging. It nourishes your skin deeply and makes it look glowy, fair, and young.


Cucumber: remedies for skin whitening

Here is a special summer homemade remedy for healthy and naturally fresh skin.

How to use:


Peel a cucumber. Mash it in the grinder. Add some fresh aloe vera gel to make a proper paste. Apply this paste to your face, neck, and also on your hands. Leave this mixture on your skin for about 20 minutes and get your desired skin in a few weeks.

Do this remedy twice a week.


Cucumber is rich in components that help in reducing pigmentation, making skin white and naturally fresh.

Fuller’s Earth/ Multani Mitti

mask: remedies for skin whitening

Fuller’s earth aka Multani mitti is known to be the best ingredient for making skin fair and lightening blemishes. It gives incredible results when used on regular basis.

How to use:

Make a mixture of clay and rose water. Apply it to your face with the help of a brush or you can apply using your fingers only. Leave it until dry and then wash it off with fresh tap water.


Do this remedy twice a week and get white and bright skin in a few weeks.


Fuller’s earth is used to remove dust and impurities from the face. It cleanses your skin deeply and makes it so smooth and supple one can’t remain touching it. The clay sucks excessive oil from the skin thus giving the powdery smooth and fair skin everyone desires(especially in summer).

Lemon and Honey

skin whitening lemon & honey

Lemon, is no doubt a great source of vitamin C which is necessary for naturally healthy and fresh skin. Lemon when gets combined with honey, gives an extra bright and fair look in no time.

How to use:

Take one tablespoon of honey. Add a few drops of lemon juice Apply it on your face gently with the help of your fingers. Let it on your face for 15-20 minutes and then gently wipe up this mask with a cloth soaked in lukewarm water (cloth should be screwed well).

Do this remedy thrice a week to brighten your skin plus, lighten facial hair.



This mixture is not only a natural skin whitener but also a natural face bleach as the natural properties of these ingredients strongly work in lightening facial hair color rather than even can stop hair growth if used properly and regularly. So within this amazing plus point, this natural home remedy suits best every type of skin problem. (Highly recommended remedy)


Yogurt is a complete meal for your skin. It is full of benefits whether to eat it or apply it to your skin externally.

How to use:

Take one tablespoon of yogurt. Massage it on your face and neck for two minutes and leave for about 15 minutes. Wash your face with fresh water.

Do this remedy daily to get naturally bright skin. (To enhance the result, you can also add a pinch of turmeric powder)



Yogurt contains calcium, vitamin B5, vitamin B12, and lactic acid. All these supplements not only help in whitening skin but also, gives you a Korean glass look. Everybody indeed loves to have glass-like shiny skin. You can maintain a perfect young look using this quite simple home remedy.


Tomato can be directly applied to the skin (if your skin isn’t sensitive) or it can be used with multi ingredients to enhance skin complexion to fair and bright.

How to use tomato for skin whitening

Cut a tomato into two pieces. Squeeze all of its juice. Apply tomato juice directly on your face with the help of your fingers otherwise, add 2-3 drops of lemon juice and apply (do it only if you’ve oily skin otherwise skip the lemon and add some yogurt to avoid dryness)


Due to the presence of vitamin C and natural bleaching properties tomato greatly helps in lightening your skin color and restoring the real freshness of your skin.

Gram flour

Gram flour is old but the most effective remedy for a lot of your skin problems. Here is its application method for skin whitening.


How to use gram flour for skin whitening

Take one tablespoon of gram flour. Add some rose water or simply fresh water to make a paste-like consistency. Apply this to your face and neck thoroughly. You can also apply this paste to your hands to match their color tone to your face. Leave this mask for 10-15 minutes and then wash off with normal tap water.


Gram flour is a great exfoliator for your skin. It brightens up your skin naturally. It is the best summer skin whitening remedy for oily skin.


Milk’s color is white. What proof do you want anymore? Lol. Milk gives incredibly impressive results to your skin.

How to use:

Take a cotton ball. Dip it into some fresh milk (milk should be at a moderate temperature). Now simply dap it to your face and neck nicely. You should also apply this to your hands to feel a complete skin-whitening look.


Wash your skin after the complete absorption of milk into the skin. It would take about 10-12 minutes.

Do this remedy daily to get white and glowy skin. This is the best home remedy for skin whitening (especially for dry skin).


No doubt, eating fruits keep us healthy all the way. Delicious papaya not only boosts our immunity but also, helps provide a fair look when used externally as a skin mask.

How to use:

Take a slice of papaya. Mash it very well with the help of a fork. Now apply it directly to your skin (you can also add turmeric to enhance the results).

Do this home remedy thrice a week.



Just as gram flour, papaya also possesses exfoliating properties which remove dead skin cells and makes your skin look fair and lovely.

Additional tips to get pure white skin in no time

Take a balanced diet. If you want naturally bright skin at home. You need to work on your body internally and externally.

• Drink more water

• Eat more seasonal fruits and vegetables

• Avoid too much junk food

• Do exercise daily (It extremely helps you get glowing skin naturally because sweating after doing exercise excretes bad bacteria from the body which eventually helps in getting brighter skin)

• Eat soaked almonds on empty stomach daily


• Try to spend some weeks in an extreme natural environment. This also helps to make your skin fresh and glowy.


Why spend a lot on expensive skin treatments when you can get your desired skin at home. Skin whitening creams are available everywhere but the charm you get using home remedies can never be beaten in permanent results. People are getting aware of the fact today that using home remedies is more satisfactory than doing expensive risky skin treatments.

Suggested: Here is research that shows a fall in the tendency of doing skin treatments in Great Britain https://www.statista.com/statistics/521894/otc-skin-treatment-sales-growth-great-britain/

Skin whitening using home remedies means No Risk, No Budget Disturbance, No Tension, So what are you waiting for girls? Go, Grab your fav.. ingredient, and get white and bright skin naturally at your home.

By Azka Noor

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