5 Easy Home Remedies For Glowing Skin
Every woman desires a naturally gorgeous complexion. However, skin is fragile and easily damaged by overexposure to harmful sun rays (UVA/UVB) and harsh chemicals. A stressful lifestyle also tends to take a toll on our skin. While the market is filled with miracle creams that promise amazing results, nothing beats home-made beauty recipes that use natural ingredients and are free of any potential radical chemicals that might advertently harm the skin. Following are five simple home remedies for clear glowing skin:
Lemon and sugar
Lemon is one of the best natural ingredients for a clearer skin. Lemon juice is full of citric acid that helps keep the skin clear by removing dead cells, plus its Vitamin C content is ideal to combat those stubborn dark spots. It is also one of nature’s best skin brightening agents and helps remove sun tan. Mix two teaspoons of lemon juice with two teaspoons of sugar and apply the mixture on your face. Scrub in a circular motion and leave it on for 10 minutes. Rinse off with warm water to reveal glowing skin.
Cucumber and Yoghurt
Cucumber is an excellent cooling agent for the skin, especially after being exposed to the hot sun. It also contains antioxidants that help replenish and rejuvenate dull skin. Take a small cucumber and grate it, add three tablespoons of yogurt. Beat the two ingredients and apply the mixture on the face and neck. Leave it on until dry. Wash the face with cool water to reveal clearer skin.
Aloe Vera gel is ideal for undernourished skin. The plant’s nourishing and healing properties help rejuvenate the skin and give it a natural glow. Scrape out the gel from the leaf and apply on the face and neck. Massage it well and leave it on for ten minutes. Wash off with cold water and pat the face dry. Apply twice a week for maximum effect.
Almond and Milk
Almonds are an excellent source of Vitamin E, which is highly beneficial for the skin. While, milk is the ultimate natural moisturizer that helps soften and nourish the skin. These two ingredients are ideal to combat dehydrated, dry skin and patchy. Take ten almonds and crush them into a paste like mixture, add milk and scrub gently onto the skin. Wash the mixture off with milk and then water. Pat the face dry and be amazed with a youthful glow.
Baking Soda and Honey
Baking soda helps soothe the skin, it is also ideal for reducing any inflammation. Honey is also very good for the skin. Mix one teaspoon baking soda with half teaspoon of honey. Add one teaspoon of extra virgin oil and blend the ingredients in a bowl into a paste like mixture. Apply the paste on damp face using circular motions. Leave it on for ten minutes and rinse with cool water.