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Glowing skin is an indicator of good health and vitality. It is very difficult to maintain a glowing complexion nowadays because of air pollution, stressful lifestyles, lack of exercise and intake of processed or fast foods.Say goodbye to all those expensive beauty creams and instant glow face packs and fish in your kitchen cabinet for some garden greens and natural ingredients that will surely help you.
Before following the remedies Drink plenty of water to keep your body well flushed of toxins and wastes.
Include plenty of raw foods like fruits, salads and sprouts in your daily diet.
Make sure to take time to relax as stress can trigger off many skin problems.
Glowing skin is the owner’s pride and neighbour's envy!!!!!!
Follow these home remedies and experience a glowing, hydrated and rejuvenated skin. So, why wait, let mother nature heal and pamper your skin with her gifted treasures.
Instant glow for any occasion:
1.Take 2tbsp oats, 2tbsp yogurt, 1tsp honey and powdered almonds. Mix them together to make a fine paste and apply it on your face for 10 minutes. Rinse with warm water to get an instant sheen.
2.Drinking the juice of watermelon, apple, carrot and lemon helps fight the free radicals that damage the skin and enable you to get a blemish –free and glowing complexion in a month’s time.
3.Add 1 tsp dried curry leaves to fuller’s earth and make a fine paste. Apply it to the face and leave it on until it completely dries. Wash with normal water. This helps deep cleanse the skin and removes all the traces of pollution and dirt. Using this treatment regularly helps the skin get rid of any blemishes and keeps you glowing and dirt free.
4.Coconut is used in a number of spa treatments and scrubs as a skin nourishing agent. According to ancient Egyptian texts, the famous Queen Cleopatra also used coconut oil as a skin toner or applied it to the skin mixed with lemon juice or camphor. Using a combination of coconut and sea salt helps impart a natural glow to the skin with regular use.
5.Make a paste of red sandal wood and apply it on the face every day for glowing skin.
For facial dark spots:
1.Milk is a good natural resource for treating dark facial spots. It contains lactic acid. It can be used either in the form of sour milk or buttermilk that has a gentle peeling effect which lightens skin without irritating it.
2.Apply parsley juice mixed with orange, lemon and red carrot juices on your skin gives a lightening effect that works well with freckles and brown spots.
3.Citrus fruits are a great source of natural vitamin. Fruits like lemons, oranges, and limes are rich in Vitamin C which is also a natural bleaching agent. Lemon is considered as one of the most beneficial for treating facial dark spots, especially for freckles and age spots.
4.Apply some lemon juice directly on the spot, either with your hands or using a cotton ball. The citric acid in the juice would work to bleach the spot, remove dirt and clarify your skin.
5.Dry orange skin powder is applied on the skin with rose water is an effective treatment for removing dark spots.
6.Honey is also a natural resource for treating dark facial spots. It has several skin renewing properties. It can be heated and applied alone or mixed with wheat germ for a more effective lightening effect.
7.Lemon juice is used as an ingredient for various treatments for curing facial dark spots. Take lemon or lime juice with various vegetable and fruit masks such as cucumbers and apricots is found to be very powerful for reducing the dark spots.
8.Make a paste of turmeric powder and orange juice. Scrub it on the area that is widely exposed to sun or cold weather. Leave it for 20 minutes and rinse it with cold water.
9. Make a face mask of curd and cucumber juice and apply it at least once a week.
The use of chemical bleaches makes the skin dry,Try this natural bleach .
Make a paste of the carrot. Squeeze the tomato with your hands and remove the pulp derived. Also squeeze the juice of the lemon, and make a paste of the corriander.Mix all the pastes and pulps.
Start by washing the face using a mild baby soap or cleanser. Tone the face with either readily available toner or use the juice of a cucumber.
If you have extremely sensitive skin, limit in using lemon to only about two or three drops and use a little honey in addition. Mix a little milk in it and see that you get a paste that resembles the consistency of bleach.
Leave this to refrigerate for about fifteen minutes before you apply to the face and neck using either your finger tips, or a brush. Leave on for about fifteen minutes before washing off with water and using mild baby soap if required. This treatment is safe to use as often as once a week.