There are plenty of commercial skin bleaches and whitening creams on the market for achieving a lighter shade of skin; natural remedies are also plentiful and are less harsh. Many cultures employ the use of skin-lightening agents such as lemon juice to achieve a fairer shade, or even to diminish the look of age spots or redness and blotches.
Combine the ingredients in the mixing bowl, and mix them into a paste with the spoon. Add some water if necessary to make the paste into the consistency of pancake batter.
Apply the paste to your arms and legs so that all of your skin is covered.
Wash the paste off with warm water after 15 to 20 minutes.
Repeat daily until the desired color is attained. Afterward, repeating weekly will maintain lighter coloring.