Gone are the days when a glowing skin was only a woman’s top priority! These days everyone yearns for a soft, smoother, and of course, blemish-free glowing skin. And with each of us engulfed in hectic schedules, irregular eating habits, inadequate sleep, and pollution, achieving a flawless and picture-perfect, glowing skin has become difficult if not an impossible task.
While there are scores of skin and beauty care products available in the market, nothing beats the goodness and wholesomeness of natural products. So, walk into your kitchen today and create some of these handy and easy to implement home remedies that promise to give you glowing skin!
Blessed with anti-bacterial properties, Turmeric is one divine spice that will never let you down. Mix about half a teaspoon of turmeric powder with a cup of gram flour (chickpea flour). Add enough milk/water and mix well to form a smooth paste. Now, add a few drops of rose water and mix again. Apply this paste on your face and neck and leave on till it dries. Then, rinse with cool water. Turmeric not only eliminates free radicals that damage the skin but also enhances collagen production that helps keeps the skin supple and fresh.
Honey is a great moisturizer and helps to keep the skin well-hydrated. You can directly apply honey on your face and neck area but ensure that your skin is clean and damp. Massage for a few minutes, allowing it to get absorbed by the skin. Now, wash off with lukewarm water. Honey’s anti-bacterial properties help to ward off infections and also reduce blemishes.
Olive oil is known to repair skin damage. It’s not only great for the skin but also gives it a nice shiny glow! Every night before hitting the bed, take a few drops of olive oil and apply all over your face and neck. Massage in an upward direction for about two to three minutes. Now, dip a towel in warm water, squeeze off the excess water and place on your face and neck for about a minute. Dip the towel again in warm water and use it to gently wipe off the excess oil on the face and neck. Now, with another clean towel dry off the face and neck area.
Oranges are known to be brimming with Vitamin C and help in detoxification. A glassful of orange juice daily helps to clean the complexion and rejuvenate the skin in no time! So, make it a regular practice to squeeze a few oranges each morning. Add a pinch of salt and some black pepper to this freshly made juice and gulp it down along with other regular breakfast items. Alternatively, you can also take a few pieces of orange peel and grind it with a few drops of rose water to make a smooth paste. Apply this paste all over your face and rise after 15 minutes with cool water. Thanks to its Vitamin C and citric acid content, orange also helps to control acne and gives firmness to the skin.
So, which remedy are you trying out today!