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Dark hands and feet are quite embarrassing specially if your have fairer skin on all other body parts. Sun tanning, excessive dryness, continuous ignorance, and poor skin care routines are some common causes behind dark hands and feet. However, here we have some best natural tips to whiten your dark hands and feet. Let's have a look on them and get the maximum benefits from natural ingredients.

Natural Beauty Tips for Fairer Hands and Feet


1. Lemon and Salt

Skin exfoliation at least once per week is essential to get brighter, lighter and glowing complexion. Exfoliation not only remove dark dead skin cells but also promote the growth of new healthy cells. You can make your own exfoliating scrub by mixing salt and lemon juice. Alternatively you can sprinkle some salt on freshly cut half lemon and scrub your hands and feet at least for 3-5 minutes. Leave for 10 minutes and finally wash off with fresh water.

2. Milk Powder, Honey and Lemon Juice

Take one table spoon of milk powder, honey and lemon juice. Mix them and apply on hands and feet.Leave this for 20 minutes and then wash off.

3. Orange Peel and Milk

Grind the dry orange peel and make smooth powder. Now add some milk to make a thick paste and apply the paste on your clean hands and feet. This is very effective natural tip for dark skin on hands and feet and give you fair skin within few days.

4. Oatmeal, Curd and Tomato Juice

Sometimes excessive sun tanning may also result in darkening of hands and feet, to cure this problem you can apply a paste of oatmeal, curd, and fresh tomato juice on your dark hands and feet. Leave this paste on at least for 15 minutes and then remove this mixture with fresh water.

5. Sandalwood Powder, Cucumber, Tomato and Lemon Juice

Take half teaspoon of sandalwood powder, 1 teaspoon of cucumber pulp, half teaspoon of tomato juice and 1 teaspoon of lemon juice. Mix all the natural ingredients to make a paste and apply this paste on your clean skin. After 15-20 minutes remove it with fresh water. Regular application of this paste will make your dark hands and feet fair.

6. Gram flour, Turmeric and Milk

Make a paste by mixing 2 tablespoon gram flour(besan), 1 tablespoon of turmeric powder(haldi) and enough milk to make a thick paste and apply on your hands and feet. After 15-20 minutes rinse off with fresh water. Regular application of this paste will show you excellent result within few days.

7. Lemon Juice, Cucumber and Turmeric Powder

To whiten your dark hands and feet make a paste by mixing one teaspoon of lemon juice, one teaspoon of cucumber juice, and a pinch of turmeric powder. Apply this mixture on your clean hands and feet and leave it for 15-20 minutes and then wash it off with fresh water.

8. Lemon and Glycerin

Lemon is a natural skin bleaching agent and considered very effective in lightening dark skin tone. You can also apply a mixture on lemon juice and glycerine to lighten your dark hands and feet. Mix equal quantities of lemon juice and glycerine and massage your hands and feet with this mixture at least for 5 minutes. Leave the mixture for 10 minutes and finally wash off with fresh water.

9. Honey, Curd and Tomato

A mixture of honey, curd and tomato juice is also very effective in whitening dark hands and feet. Take 1 tablespoon of curd, 1 teaspoon honey, 1 tablespoon of tomato juice, 1 tablespoon of rose water and 1 tablespoon of lemon juice. Mix all the ingredients and apply on your clean hands and feet. Massage for 3-5 minutes and let the ingredients absorb into skin. Finally wash off after 20-30 minutes. This is one of the best home remedy for soft, smooth and fair hands and feet.
 
10. Honey, Milk Powder and Papaya

A mixture of honey, milk powder and papaya has been shown excellent results in removing dark skin on hands and feet. Take one teaspoon of honey,  1 tablespoon of papaya pulp and 1 tablespoon of milk powder. Mix them well to make a thick paste and massage your hands and feet with this paste for 5 minutes. Let it stay for 15 minutes and then rinse off.

Important Tips to Prevent Darkening Of Hands and Feet

(i) Sun Tanning is one of the main reason for darkening of hands and feet. Just like your face, before going out in sun don't forget to apply good sunscreen on your hands and feet as well.

(ii) Wearing a pair of gloves while driving is also a great idea. It helps protect your hands from harmful effects of ultra violet sun rays.

(iii) If you regularly use shoes, make sure the socks and shoes are clean. Unclean shoes and socks not only store dirt but also store bacteria. Wearing these shoes all day will end up in dirty, smelly and unhealthy feet.

(iv) Skin Moisturization is also important to prevent darkening of skin due to excessive dryness. Two thirds a cup of rosewater and a third cup of glycerin are a great mixture for natural skin moisturizer. Once it is ready, give it a good shake and store in a cool dry place to use as desired. Don't forget to apply a good moisturizer on your hands and feet specially after taking shower and before going to bed.