How-to: Make a fake tan removal scrub

How-to: Make a fake tan removal scrub

If you’ve ever self-tanned, you’ve had a fake tan fail at some point. It’s almost always right before a big night out, and it usually involves orange palms or streaky legs. F-A-I-L.

Don’t stress. All your need to fix your faux glow mishap is a homemade scrub of lemon and sugar.

So, why lemon and sugar? Well, lemon juice is naturally acidic and acts like a mild form of bleach, making it perfect for lifting away stubborn fake tan formulas. Sugar is an excellent exfoliant, so it’s very effective when mixed with lemon.

Ready to make your scrub? Check out the video above for the recipe and you’ll have the perfect tan in next to no time! Oh, and while you’re at it, homeheaven has shared their de-lish lemon, gin and ginger cocktail with us – may we suggest you sip on it while you get ready for your next girls night out?

If you don’t feel like watching the video, the recipe is below.


1 cup sugar
1/3 cup lemon juice

Step 1. 
Mix ingredients together and massage into skin to remove fake tan.

Step 2. Rinse off with warm water.

Click HERE for homeheaven’s delicious lemon, gin and ginger cocktail!

Have you ever had a fake tan fail? Will you be try this scrub the next time you have a self-tan emergency?

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