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The long-awaited holidays have arrived …… sea, sun, relaxation, fun will accompany us throughout the summer holiday. But before you lie down on the beach or by the pool for get a tan it is good to know some important rules to avoid getting burned and thus damaging the skin. Mother nature offers us many solutions to promotetanning and make it golden and uniform, stimulating skin pigmentation. In this regard, here is chow to get a tan evenly using natural remedies.
How to get a tan, preparing for the sun
Before lying down in the sun it is good to get there ready, preparing the skin with a home scrub in order to eliminate all the residues of dead cells and dry skin. Just mix coarse salt and honey and pass it on the body with an exfoliation glove.
There are also many infusions that favortanning. This is the case, for example, with the seeds of ammi: it is enough to infuse 80 grams of seeds in a liter of boiling water. Take one cup a day for 5 days then repeat the treatment three more times during the summer.
How to get a tan, natural sunscreen
Here's a low-protection DIY sunscreen, about 8:
- Pour 250 grams of corn (or soy) oil with a handful of St. John's wort flowers and a spoonful of Rhamnus frangula bark into a glass container and mix everything
- Close hermetically and leave to macerate in the dark for ten days
- Filter, add 100 grams of avocado oil and mix
Once on the beach you can spread the lotion on your body.
How to maintain a tan with natural methods
After thetanning, it is possible to keep it for a long time thanks to a homemade lotion:
- Pour 100 grams of soybean oil, nut oil and avocado oil into a dark airtight bottle and mix
- Spread on the skin, in small quantities, before and after swimming in the sea
We can also find valid natural allies in nutrition, by choosing foods with a high content of vitamins C, A and E: spinach, apricots, olive oil, tomatoes, peppers, cauliflower, broccoli, citrus fruits, peaches, kiwis and especially carrots. Among these, carrots are the food with the highest presence of vitamin A: they contain 1200 micrograms of Vitamin A or equivalent quantities of carotenes per 100 grams of edible portion.
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