Following are the Herbal ways for lightening the skin:
Make sandalwood paste and mix with rose water and apply it on the face daily.
Turmeric powder could also be mixed with sandal wood paste and can be applied on face daily.
Apply the seeds of grapes on face and neck.
Make a paste of grinded almonds and rose water to make a fine paste and apply it on face and neck. This brings glow on the face.
Make a mixture of grinded cucumber and mix it with coconut water and then apply on face.
Soak four of almonds overnight. Grind them after removing their skin till they become fine.
Add 1½ teaspoon of gram flour or besan, 1 teaspoon of fresh milk and four drops of lime juice. Make a paste and apply it on the face. Massage gently the face after 15 minutes till the paste comes off. Rinse with warm water and then followed by cold splashes.
Soak raw potato slices in cold water for 10 minutes. Rub these slices over face, neck