How to Make DIY Lemon Whitening Cream

While you are living in places like UK or Canada where most of the time you have cold weather, you will enjoy walking outdoor in case you find sunny weather. But in Asian countries or in Australia where the weather is sunny and hot for the most part of the year, the sun can damage your skin.


Skin cancer is also a big problem if you don’t care about your skin properly. Moreover, if you work outdoors in the sun, you can get dark spots on your skin or your skin can complexion might darken.

A DIY homemade skin lightening or skin whitening cream can help you in getting a fair and glowing skin. These homemade skin whitening creams and homemade facial moisturizers can be prepared with the ingredients which you already have in your kitchen. If your skin is oily, you can make DIY homemade lemon whitening cream for your skin easily.

DIY Homemade Lemon Whitening Cream

Remember, you can only use this cream if your skin is oily. For better precautions, it is good to consult with your skin specialist as well so that your doctor can examine if your skin type is not allergic for this homemade lemon whitening cream.


  1. Lemon Juice 1 tablespoon (15 ml).
  2. Organic Yogurt 1 cup (250 gm).
  3. Rose Water 2 to 3 drops.

Preparing DIY Lemon Whitening Cream

Take fresh lemon juice and mix it with the 250 gms of organic yogurt which should be unsweetened. Mix both these ingredients in a small bowl and stir them to blend well.

DIY lemon whitening cream

Now add 2 to 3 drops of rose water in the mixture and again mix them well to make a regular mixture.

lemon whitening cream

Now, transfer this mixture into an airtight jar and keep it in the refrigerator so that you can keep the yogurt fresh which is there in the mixture. Because of the yogurt, it is important to keep this mixture in an airtight jar and in a cool place.

Homemade lemon whitening cream

This cream will stay fresh for a couple of weeks and you should apply this cream on your hands, arms face or any other skin area which is exposed in the sun.

Make it sure that you use this cream daily and the best time to apply the cream is the night time before you go to bed. Apply the cream on your skin gently and then sleep. Wash your skin with warm water during the morning before you can start your daily routine work.

Advantages of Lemon Whitening Cream

  • Lemon has Vitamin C which is good for the skin and helps the skin from tanning or darkening.
  • Yogurt has lactic acid which is good for skin lightening.
  • Rose water helps in calming the inflammation in the skin and reduces redness.

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