Getting rid of the self tanner streaks and stains

You applied self-tanner for better but it turned out gross. You are going berserk seeing patches of tanned and untanned skin on your body. The fake tan is making your elbows and knees appear a lot darker than the overall skin on your body. Well, here we are with a slew of ideal solutions that will help you get rid of the streaks and stains the fake tan has left on your body.


Woman take bubble bath

Very effective but expensive solution to remove fake tan stains off your body is to bathe in vodka. It takes away all the stains and streaks’ leaving your skin normal as it was. To save some money, you can use some alcohol based tanner that also effectively removes fake tan. Raw vinegar is yet another cheap and best solution you can try.

Baby oil

Woman pouring oil from bottle onto palm

If you desire a soft and a smooth fake tan removal, there is nothing better than using baby oil. Take a hot shower and then massage your entire body with baby oil. Let it seep in, do this a few times and you will be happy getting back the same old, patch less and soft skin.

Hydrogen peroxide

woman in bikini

You might know that hydrogen peroxide has a special usage in a number of beauty treatments including manicure, pedicure, hair lightening, and in removal of self-tan. Simply rub some of it on the areas you wish to lighten, and leave it as it is for some time. In the end, remove the solution with a dry cloth or wash it off.

Baking soda and lemon juice

Lemon juice is an effective remedy

Both baking soda and lemon juice are lightening agents. You mix them to form a paste, and there you have a natural self-tan removal formula. Apply it all over, leave it for some time and then wash. You will instantly feel the difference in your skin tone.

For too dark self tan

Coconut oil and fresh coconut on white background

If by mistake you managed to color your skin in a too dark self-tan, you must try this formula. Massage you entire body with any essential oil such as coconut oil, let it be there for half an hour. Now soak yourself in a hot tub for some time. Come out of it and use a flannel to rub oil off your body, which takes away the dark self-tan as well.

Knowing how to remove fake tan is even more beneficial than knowing how to apply it. This is because fake tan streaks and stains keep happening, so you should know how to get rid of them efficiently.

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