Bleach can lighten and brighten your complexion while hiding unwanted facial hair but you do not have to rely on chemical bleaches anymore. Stay tuned to find some awesome natural ingredients for skin lightening!


Yoghurt, a byproduct of milk, contains a large amount of lactic acid that has bleaching properties and nourishing nutrients. It is refreshing for the skin and replenish it from inside out. Apart from this, yogurt exfoliates your skin lightly, helps you get rid of dead cells and makes way for new skin cells to generate. To reap benefits of yoghurt, you can massage some on your skin for a few minutes and then leave it on for a few more minutes. Rinse it off and notice the difference in your complexion.


Lemon is a miracle for your skin. It acts as a natural astringent and bleach, hence it whitens and brightens your complexion. Apart from this, it is extremely beneficial for acne prone skin; it also removes tanning, reduces facial hair, cures uneven pigmentation, helps with dark circles and diminishes blemishes and freckles.


Turmeric has been used in skincare products since time memorial and has been mentioned in Ayurveda for skin care recipes innumerable times. Apart from acting as a natural bleach and hair reducing agent, it evens out your skin tone by regularizing the melanin content in your skin. It also helps against inflammation due to its anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties.


Raw potato slice and its juice can be used as a natural bleach, owing to catecholase, an enzyme found in potatoes. You just have to cut a potato in multiple slices and rub them on your skin for 7-10 minutes every day to get optimum results. Alternatively, you can use potato juice as a toner.

Orange peel mask/scrub

Since oranges are essentially rich in Vitamin C, they offer some great bleaching potential and are frequently used for skin lightening and brightening. Apart from using orange peels as scrub and mask, you can incorporate more oranges in your diet to ensure a better complexion, even skin tone and lighter skin.

Chickpea flour

Gram flour helps you get rid of excessive hair, makes their appearance lighter and keeps your skin healthy. You can use it as a light exfoliator by mixing it with yoghurt or as a face mask by mixing it with honey and milk. Either way, it gives great results and leaves your skin smooth and hair-free if used on a regular basis.


Honey is an excellent natural bleach. It is great for all skin types, hence works for oily as well as dry skin. It offers anti-bacterial properties that fight inflammation and infections. Hence, it lightens the skin tone while boosting the health of your skin.

Aloe vera gel

Aloe vera gel helps in tackling hyperpigmentation and tanning and restores your skin’s original color. Also, it has a gentle cooling effect on the skin and helps in calming down any redness, itching or burning sensation.


Papaya is rich in beta-carotene and has powerful enzymes which are beneficial for your skin. It also slows down the formation of fine lines and wrinkles. Papaya delivers some serious skin-lightening properties and can reduce the appearance of blemishes and acne scars easily.


If you apply cucumber juice regularly, it will lighten your skin tone considerably and improve your skin’s texture, feel and tone too. It is one of the best remedies to lighten and brighten your skin without causing any harm. It is one of the mildest skincare ingredients available out there.


Due to the presence of lactic acid, when applied topically with a cotton swab or mixed with your favourite mud packs, milk acts like a natural bleach. Hence, it gives your skin a healthy and warm glow from within.

That’s all for today, girls. Hope this helps.