Gone are the days when glowing skin was only a woman’s priority! These days everyone wants soft, smooth and of course flawless and glowing skin. Every one of us is overwhelmed with hectic schedules, irregular diet, inadequate sleep and pollution, making it difficult if not impossible to achieve a flawless, perfect looking and glowing skin.
There are tons of skin and beauty care products on the market, but nothing is better and healthier than natural products. So get into your kitchen today and create some simple, easy-to-use home remedies to give you glowing skin!
- Turmeric (Skin Type – Dry and Oily)
Blessed with antibacterial properties, turmeric is a divine spice that will never let you down. Turmeric is a powerful antioxidant that helps you achieve an amazing glow. It contains curcumin, which has anti-inflammatory properties and helps reduce swelling. Apart from giving your skin a glowing complexion, turmeric also rejuvenates the skin and removes dull skin.
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Turmeric not only kills skin-damaging free radicals, but also boosts collagen production, which helps keep skin supple and fresh.
How to use turmeric on your skin?
Mix half a teaspoon of turmeric powder with one cup of gram flour (chickpea flour). Add enough milk/water and mix well to form a smooth paste. Now add few drops of rose water and mix again. Apply this paste on your face and neck and leave it until it dries. Then rinse with cold water.
- Honey (Skin type – Oily, acne-prone, combination)
Honey is a great moisturizer and helps keep the skin well hydrated. The anti-bacterial properties of honey not only prevent infections but also help in getting rid of freckles and pimples at home. Honey makes the skin blemish free. It is rich in whitening properties and helps in removing pigmentation and scars.
How to use honey on your skin?
You can apply honey to your face and neck, but make sure your skin is clean and moisturized. Massage for a few minutes and allow it to absorb into the skin. Now rinse with warm water.
- Olive oil (Skin type – Dry)
Olive oil acts as an antioxidant for the skin. It helps prevent premature aging of the skin. Applying olive oil to your skin after exposure to the sun can fight cancer-causing cells. Olive oil repairs skin damage. Not only is it great for the skin, it also gives a beautiful glow.
How to use olive oil on your skin
Every night before going to bed, take a few drops of olive oil and apply it on your face and neck. Massage upwards for two to three minutes. Now dip the towel in warm water, squeeze out the excess water and keep it on your face and neck for about a minute. Dip the towel again in warm water and use it to gently wipe away excess oil from the face and neck. Now dry the face and neck area with another clean towel. You should also include this step in your monsoon skin care routine.
- Orange juice (Skin type – All)
Oranges are rich in vitamin C, which aids in detoxification. Drinking a glass of orange juice every day helps to clear the skin tone and rejuvenate the skin in no time. Oranges contain vitamin C and citric acid, which help clear acne and tighten the skin.