Skin lightening tips are the way to go when you're looking for a natural solution and not for extreme products like at home skin bleaching creams. Discover the best skin lightening solutions, including a few recipes for a homemade whitening body scrub.

Lemon juice, tomato puree and apple cider vinegar are traditional skin lightening remedies, along with cucumber juice. If you want to even out your skin tone after a tan or simply need a bit skin lightening on your face, these are great solutions when you want a treatment for your entire body.

Homemade Whitening Body Scrub Recipes

Lemon and Brown Sugar Whitening Scrub

Combine the bleaching properties of lemon with the exfoliating power of brown sugar and you've got a great homemade whitening body scrub that will help you get rid of dead skin cells that may contribute to its color.

Brown Sugar For Body Scrub

For this homemade whitening body scrub, you'll need:

2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice

1 cup brown sugar

1/4 cup olive oil

Mix the ingredients in a jar and use it up to three times a week as a full body scrub for fast results. Keep refrigerated.

Tomato and Oats Whitening Body Scrub

A truly effective homemade whitening body scrub, this mixture of oats, tomatoes and lime juice features three powerful ingredients.

1/2 cup oats

1/2 cup tomato puree

1 tablespoon yogurt

2 teaspoons honey

2 teaspoons lime juice

Mix the ingredients and only add the yogurt and honey when everything else is blended well. Let it sit on your skin for 10 minutes before scrubbing it off with a loofah.

Light Skin After Body Scrub

Orange Peel and Yogurt Whitening Body Scrub

You'll need to grind dried orange peel until you get a powder for one of the best body whitening tips and mix 1 tablespoon or yogurt with 1 tablespoon of the orange peel powder.

Apply with your fingers and let it sit on your skin for up to 20 minutes before rinsing.

Lemon, Cucumber and Gram Flour Whitening Body Scrub

Another great recipe from the many body whitening tips at your disposal, this at home skin bleaching is very popular in countries like India.

Use the juice from a full lemon and mix it with half of a medium sized cucumber in the blender. Add a little gram flour and blend, repeat the process until your get a thin paste. Apply it gently on all the areas you like and let it sit for 15 minutes before washing it off with warm water.

You might also like:
Homemade Lip Scrubs
Miraculous Ingredients in Skin Care

Photos: Thinkstock