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Tuesday, 5 November 2013

What is Skin Bleaching or Skin lightening? and homemade Bleach

What is Skin Bleaching or Skin lightening?

Bleach is used to treat age spots, freckles, stretch marks, hypo-pigmentation, hyper-pigmentation, acne scars, and any other blemishes that leave uneven spots or patches. Skin bleaching is used from years to years to get fair and white complexion. It’s very important to choose quality products for skin when you care going to buy any product firstly check from which country this product is. Buy only products of those countries which have high quality standards like US.  

How Skin bleach or skin lightening products works?

Darker-skinned people have high concentrations of melanin than light-skinned people. There are a few chemicals that prevent melanin production which causes skin lightening reduction and low production of melanin is main reason in skin lightening but how safe they are is up for debate.

Is bleaching Safe for me?

Well answer depends on your skin condition like if you have fair and healthy skin you never need it. There are many different products available in market that claim to be able to safely bleach your skin white, but lots of have dangerous active ingredients, or ingredients that do not work at all. The brand you choose for bleaching is very important .in case you have dark and damaged skin then its right to use bleach cream because it can help you to change your facial condition.
Bleaching may create many problems for those how have sensitive skin so they must test on small part of body before full skin application but don’t buy any product containing mercury for skin whitening

What Ingredients we look for before buy any bleach

Lactic acid or alpha hydroxy acid, kojic acid, natural fruits extracts (like bearberry extract, liqourice extract, green tea extract, and cucumber extract) Hydroquinone 2 %, vitamin c, vitamin A or tretoinin

Ingredients to Avoid in a Whitening Cream

You should never cream that contains mercury as an active ingredient. Mercury is banned in products sold in the US but can be contained in some lightening creams outside the US. Basically mercury is a known inhibitor of melanin, but overuse of mercury can cause mercury poisoning.

Homemade skin bleaches:-

Here are some recipes of natural Bleach

Flour Bleach:-

Mix 2 tsp lemon juice and 1 tsp oil (olive oil, extra virgin coconut oil           and almond oil are all good choices). Add a teaspoon of flour to make a paste. Leave the mask on for 10 minutes and then rinse off with lukewarm water.

Lemon Bleach:-

Mix 1 tbsp lemon juice, 1 tbsp honey and a pinch of baking soda to make a paste. Apply for 10 minutes and then rinse off with lukewarm water.

Turmeric and honey:-

Many Pakistani and Indian women use turmeric and honey to lighten the skin and brighten the complexion.

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