De-Tan Service: Home Remedies, Steps & Benefits

Summer and tanning go hand in hand! We can’t do much about the summer sun but we can definitely look after the tanning part, right? So here we are at your rescue to shower you with all the knowledge about de-tan so that you can bid goodbye to sun-damaged skin ASAP and get back the healthy glow.

What is de-tanning?

Removing off your stubborn tan caused by harmful UVA/UVB rays is de-tanning. Before we go through the procedure of de-tan service, we must know what causes de-tan. Due to over-exposure to pollution and radiation, the UV rays affect the skin severely. It causes damage to your skin cells and speeds up premature ageing of the skin. Your skin becomes dull and dehydrated with severe sunburn, which may lead to skin cancer also at the worst instances.

A De-tan service can remove the tanned skin cells and help to get your healthy, glowing, hydrated skin back.

Treatments to get rid of suntan

Get rid of suntan
Get rid of suntan

Well, there are various in-house treatments, professional services and home remedies available to remove suntan.

  1. Laser treatment
  2. Chemical peels
  3. Microdermabrasion
  4. Yes Madam De-tan service
  5. Home remedies

A proper skincare regime helps you to get rid of the stubborn tan and get your healthy skin back.

8 DIY home remedies for de-tan removal

Other than a lot of scientific treatments, your kitchen has several natural ingredients which can do wonders for the skin. Before eating some yummy fruits and vegetables you just need to know which one is going to take the tan away.

1. Mango

The antioxidants and Vitamin C present in mango helps in de-tanning. The exfoliating properties of the king of fruits help to keep your skin hydrated. Vitamin-A and beta-carotene supply nourishment and repair the damaged skin due to over-exposure to the direct Sun. Studies have also reported that mango extracts act as a shield and protect you from harmful ultraviolet rays.

2. Tomato

It contains a nutrient called lycopene which acts as a shield against UV rays. It also helps in removing dead skin and prevents the skin look mature. Using tomato in various ways on the skin gives you, acne/pimple-free, oil-free, young-looking skin. It removes the tan from the skin giving you a clear and bright complexion.

3. Potato

Potato is rich in the nutrients like vitamin C, B1, B3, B6 carbohydrates, and other minerals like phosphorus, magnesium, and potassium. It contains an enzyme called catecholate which helps in removing sun tan giving a natural glow on your face. Potato also reduces dark spots, acne spots, scars, and blemishes removing the fine lines, wrinkles, and dullness from the skin. It keeps the skin, clear, young, and fresh giving you an absolutely radiant glow.

4. Lime-sugar-honey scrub

This combination controls the excess oil from your skin removing the tanned and dead skin away and making your skin look brighter. Lime is a natural bleaching agent which is an absolute remedy for tanned skin cells. Sugar is great at exfoliating and helps to hydrate your skin and keeps the moisture within. Honey cleanses the pores as it contains antioxidants, antiseptic, and anti-bacterial properties. It helps to remove all the dirt from the pores of the skin. Also honey is an excellent natural moisturizer during the dry season.

5. Papaya

This effective glow-getter is an absolute remedy for your tanned skin. According to The Fit Indian, ” The enzyme papain present in papaya has potent skin-lightening properties that help in removing suntan and reduce the visibility of scars and blemishes. The other enzymes in papaya are known for skin renewal, exfoliation, and restoration.”

Papaya for de-tan
Papaya for de-tan

6. Fresh coconut water 

Coconut water is rich in potassium and the best electrolyte that is found in nature. To treat suntan, hyperpigmentation, and dark spots coconut water is an absolute go-to ingredient. Due to antibacterial and antifungal properties along with rich Vitamin C content Coconut water acts as the solution for all problems.

7. Aloe-Vera

Having packed with vitamins C and E, minerals, and beta-carotene, along with antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, it effectively treats your suntan.

It helps soothe and heal sunburn and forms a protective layer on the skin for a moisturizing effect. 

8. Yogurt face pack

Zinc in yogurt helps you to get tan-free skin due to its inflammatory properties. Applying to the affected areas will help to cool down, and take away the tanning ensuring you have healthy skin.

There are many methods to try at home, but the beauty market is equally worried about your skin and has come up with various tan removal face-packs and a bunch of de-tan services.

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Steps of de-tan service

A de-tan service can rejuvenate your skin by hydrating it and making it appear younger. As it removes superficial tan, it makes your skin brighter and glowing.

Let’s look into the steps involved in a de-tan service and what benefits they reap-

1. Cleansing

To start with, deep cleansing is a must, as it removes excess oil, sebum, dirt, makeup, pollutants, and impurities from the skin. Cleansing removes sweat and dead skin to maintain your skin hygiene. Proper cleansing allows your skin to soak up more hydration and all the required nutrition provided in your skin through various skincare products.

2. Scrubbing

Scrubbing is required to exfoliate the skin. Exfoliation helps in removing the dead skin cells from your skin. Getting your skin exfoliated in the correct way gives you smooth skin. The process itself boosts blood circulation and unclogs the pores leading to better absorption of the skincare products.

3. Tan pack

The tan pack is applied like a mask and kept for 10-15 mins. This pack removes the tan and brightens the complexion. It also lightens up the dark spots and heals the scars and blemishes giving you an even and radiant skin tone.

Benefits of de-tan service

Some other benefits you avail yourself from the de-tanning process include:

1. Even-toned skin

We have always wanted our skin to be healthy, hydrated, and even-toned. The de-tanning session helps you to remove the uneven, dull & dead skin minimizing the pores and evening out the fine lines. 

2. Bye-bye to skin eruption

Summers come with perspiration and the oily skin starts releasing more oil blocking the pores of the skin. This results in skin eruption. The blisters leave a black mark on the skin. De-tanning helps to remove the blemishes and dark patches from your skin. Deep cleansing included in this process helps you to get rid of the excess oil from your skin, bidding farewell to skin eruptions.

3. Rejuvenation of skin cells

Once the tanned and dead cells are removed, the skin cells are rejuvenated and you get a younger-looking glow. Also, when detan service is performed by Yes Madam’s professionals at home, you enjoy a deep relaxing massage, which helps stimulate blood circulation to get a glowing radiant effect on your skin.

De-tan service
Rejuvenation of skin cells

How often should you get a de-tan treatment?

The frequency of getting de-tan service depends on how often you are directly exposed to the sun. A de-tan service can be carried out twice a month to maintain even-toned and glowing skin. Keep in mind that you must wear sunscreen of at least SPF 30 every day to protect your skin from sun damage and tanning. Knowing all about de-tan, don’t delay more in getting one now from Yes Madam, a platform of salon services at home.

De tan before and after

A de tan session helps wipe off UV damage and toxins and reduces dark circles. The radiance via the De-tan session is out of words. You should plan a de-tan session every 15 days. To know the actual difference between de tan before and after must check this.

De tan before and after
De tan before and after


What is the use of a D-Tan face pack?

There is a bag full of benefits from D-Tan as it helps to nourish, hydrate, whiten and brighten your skin and give a fresh look, and helps to get rid of tanning.

Which D-tan Pack is best?

These are the top 2 D-Tan face packs:-
BELLA VITA ORGANIC Detan Face Brightening Pack
D-tan by Yes Madam

How often should you Detan?

2 to 3 times a week

Does de tan work?

Yes, it helps you to improve your skin tone.

Can we use D tan on hand?

Yes, but don’t use it often as it can irritate your skin.

D tan pack benefits – How durable are they?

Doubtlessly, we can say that a de tan pack offers impressive benefits. And yes, they last but only for 7 or 10 days. You can’t expect it to last for a month.

How do de-tan your face naturally at home?

Pick any home remedy from this blog, and you are ready to de-tan your face naturally at home. Or you can also book Yes Madam’s de tan services to de-tan your face at home.

Does tomato remove tan?

Tomato is the powerhouse of bleaching ingredients, which assist in eliminating the tanned layer. Moreover, applying tomato pulp to your face helps you in revealing radiant and glowing skin. Not quickly as lemon does, but safe for sensitive skin.

What’s the D tan pack price in a parlour?

The D Tan pack price starts from Rs. 300/- in a parlour. You do not need a parlour visit for De-tanning, Yes Madam will get it straight to your home.

Should I use potatoes for tan removal?

Hard to believe but using potatoes for tan removal is impressive. Potato has an enzyme named catecholase, which helps you get a vibrant glow. Put raw potato slices or juice on your tanned skin and leave it there for 10 to 15 minutes. Then you can rinse it off.

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