How To Whiten Your Skin By Raiding Your Kitchen

Porcelain skin has always been the stuff of dreams for everyone out there with a vanity bone in the body (we actually all do). Some care about the wellness of their skin more than others, and the ones who do usually spare no expense on facial products… but to what end?

There will come a point in time where the mixing of various skincare products takes its toll on your wallet… and your skin. It is usually highly recommended to stick to one range of facial products, to avoid risk of skin complications.

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Instead of spending your time and money, and piling on the various facial products you own at the risk of harming your skin, here are some simple and homemade concoctions that you can cook up at home to achieve fair, flawless skin. Your wallet and your skin will thank you, trust me!

1. Potato Juice

What you need:

- 1 potato

How To Prepare It:

1. Peel the potato and cut it into inch-sized pieces
2. Place potato pieces on areas you want to lighten for juice to enter skin
3. Leave on for 20 minutes, wash off with water

Another way to prepare this is to grate the potato, drain out the juice, and apply onto face with the help of a cotton pad.

Frequency of Application:

3 times a week, before bedtime.

2. Papaya and Honey Mask

What You Need:

- ½ cup of papaya pieces
- 1 teaspoon of honey

How to prepare it:

1. Mash papaya pieces to create a smooth, thick paste.
2. Add tablespoon of honey into the mix and blend thoroughly.
3. Apply the paste onto your face and keep it on for 20 minutes.
4. Wash off paste with warm water.
5. Rinse again thoroughly with cold water this time and dry your skin.

Frequency of Application:

Recommended to be done every alternate day, before bed.

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3. Blueberry Skin Brightening Mask

What You Need:

- A handful of fresh blueberries
- ½ cup of plain yogurt

How To Prepare It:

1. Crush blueberries and blend paste with yogurt
2. Blend well, and apply mask to face.
3. Leave it on for 15 minutes, rinse off.

Frequency of application:

Twice a week before bedtime.

4. Baking Soda Scrub

What You Need:

- 1-2 tablespoons of baking soda
- Water

How To Prepare It:

1. Mix the baking soda in the water to make a paste
2. Apply paste onto areas you want to lighten and scrub for 5 minutes
3. Wash off with water

Frequency of application:

Recommended to be applied every day for a week, before bedtime

Caution: Do not use if you have sensitive skin.

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5. Rice Flour And Milk Face Pack

What You Need:

- ½ cup raw rice
- 3- 4 tablespoons milk

How To Prepare It:

1. Grind the raw rice to achieve powdery residue. Mix powder with milk to create a viscous paste.
2. Apply paste onto skin and leave it on for 20-30 minutes
3. Wash off with warm water.

Frequency Of Application

2 to 3 times a week.

Also recommended if you're looking for a little extra:

- Special Effects Whitening and Brightening Cream
- White Plasma Whitening and Illuminating Serum
- Porcelain Skin Program