Skin lightening serums can be used to lighten the complexion of the skin and achieve even skin tone. The skin’s uppermost layer is covered with dead cells that firstly give it a darker tone and also make it difficult for serums to reach to the layers deep down. Serums should be applied after cleansing so that the pores are open and they will absorb the nutrients and penetrate deep down to nourish the skin. Age spots, freckles, blemishes and uneven dark tone of the skin ca all be controlled with the use of the right serums.
Here Are 6 DIY Simple Skin Lightening Serums
1. Chamomile Face Serum
Chamomile flowers are great elements for skin products. They can lighten the skin, keep it blemish free and controls the instance of breakouts. Take a few chamomile flowers and boil them in a pan of distilled water for 10 minutes on medium to low flame. Cool, strain and add some honey and lime juice. Empty the contents into a glass jar and store in a cool place. Apply this serum every alternate day on the face and the neck , before going to bed. In a months time, the results will be visible with marks, blemishes and dark tones all fade away.
2. Rose Water Serum
take a cup of lemon juice and add some rose water to it. Apply this serum on the face and neck before going to bed and leave overnight. The skin healing and repairing process is accelerated at night and hence, the body works better to achieve this goal. This regime can be followed every night. Lemon should never be applied and stepped out in the sun.
3. Almond Oil Serum
Sweet almond oil can be used to lighten the skin and sandalwood oil also improves skin complexion. These ingredients can be combined to make a lightening serum for the skin that removes acne marks and pigmentation marks. Take an oz. of almond essential oil, 7-8 drops of sandalwood essential oil and 3 drops of lemon essential oil. Take a bottle with a dropper and gently add these ingredients into it. Roll slowly to mix the three oils. Apply this serum on the face before going to bed every night. Do not apply this serum before going outdoors in the sun due to its lemon constituents.
4. Olive Oil Serum
This serum combines numerous essential oils in an olive oil base and is great for people with sensitive skin. It repairs old marks, fights bacterial growth, and brightens the complexion with regular use. Mix together 2 drops margosa oil, 2 drops lavender oil, 3 drops tea tree oil, 2 drops honey and 5 tabs of olive oil. Keep this serum in an airtight container and apply this serum on the areas of dark spots 1-2 times a week.
5. Essential Oils Anti-Scarring Serum
This serum heals, moisturises and gently removes stubborn marks from the face to lighten complexion. Combine 1 oz. of rose hip oil and argan oil in a dark glass bottle with a dropper. Add 2 drops of each, frankincense oil, myrrh oil, neroli oil, carrot seed oil, rose oil, sandalwood oil and a drop of patchouli oil, in the glass container. Shake the bottle gently to mix all the oils and apply to the face after cleansing. This is an extremely anti-aging, moisturising and toning serum that lightens the skin tone considerably with regular use.
6. Glycerin Serum
Take 1 oz. of glycerin and mix 3 tab honey,3 tabs wheatgerm oil/olive oil/almond oil, 5 drops of lemon juice and a few drops of rose water. Apply this serum regularly at night to keep dark spots, wrinkles, blemishes, and scar marks away. It ligthens the skin tone and also fights the signs of aging that could be the reason of skin darkening. The skin sparkles with radiance and if applied regularly in winters, protects the layers of the skin from dryness and weather woes.
7. Egg Yolk Buttermilk Serum
Fluff 2 egg yolks and add 3 tabs of buttermilk to it. Apply this paste with a cotton ball all over the face and rinse of with warm water after 10 minutes. This is a cleansing serum that deals with blackheads and scars, tigthens the skin and improves the complexion. Apply this once a week.