An at-home spa can be a great way to relax on weekends. And since alpha hydroxyl is all the rage in beauty products why not whip a few fruit masks at home to tap into the exfoliating properties of fruit acids? These fruit masks recommended by cosmetologist Nandita Das are excellent to remove tan and gently exfoliate the skin. Watermelon and cucumber mask Watermelon hydrates the skin and works towards keeping the skin soft and supple. Cucumber has bleaching properties and helps in lightening tan. Steps to use: Combine watermelon pulp with cucumber juice and apply it on your face.