There are a number of women today who find it quite difficult to commit to a beauty product. If they go with the cheaper ones, its efficiency is quite off. The most effective beauty products are usually the ones that are very expensive. What’s more, beauty companies release different beauty products one after another. Sometimes in sets – one in the morning, one in the evening and another to go with something to protect when you leave home. This equals to a budget nightmare.
But why go splurge all your money on all those beauty products when you can just go to your kitchen? Did you know that your home has one or two raw ingredient that you can use to get that beauty you desire. Just check out the ingredients at the back of the beauty product’s label and you will see some of them can be found in your kitchen.
Another factor to get clear skin is your daily skin care routine. Lifestyle also plays a huge role in the effect of your skin. The ones that affect the texture and quality of the skin are lack of sleep, stress, pollution, poor nutrition, drinking alcohol, excessive smoking and too much exposure from the sun’s UV rays. Forget those products that will only drive you insane of its price tag. Try out these simple home remedies that will make your skin clear and glow beautifully.
Turmeric has skin-lightening and antiseptic agents that will aid in minimizing common skin marks such as scars. This ingredient can also help in alleviate infectious, inflammatory and allergic skin reactions that makes your skin lifeless and dull.
To make a skin application using turmeric, mix 1 tbsp turmeric powder and an ample amount of pineapple juice in order to make a paste consistency. Use the paste on your neck and face. Leave the mixture on your face until it completely dries up. Wash it off with water. Include this into your daily skin care routine up until you notice the reduction of dark spots on your skin.
Another mixture of turmeric is by mixing equal amounts of gram flour and turmeric powder with a bit of milk or water. Its application is similar to how turmeric and pineapple juice mix is done. However, this remedy is only to be applied once each week in order to lighten the tone of your skin and even remove its scars.
Lemon is widely accepted as one of the most amazing ingredients to use in enhancing clearer skin. Its component, the citric acid, aids in removing the skin’s dead cells. Another component, the vitamin C, aids in reducing dark spots through increasing its renewal process of the cells. This ingredient also comes with bleaching properties that helps the overall complexion of your skin.
Just buy a couple of lemons, squeeze its juice out and apply it to your neck and face. Leave the juice on for about ten minutes and wash it with water. Rub slices of cucumber onto the skin in order to moisturize and soften it. You can do this every other day or daily.
You can also mix the juice of half a lemon with 2 tbsp raw honey. Apply it on the face, leaving it on for about twenty minutes and then wash it off with water.
For skin exfoliation, mix 2 teaspoon lemon juice and sugar. Apply it on your neck, face and hands. Scrub the mixture in circular motion then leave it for ten minutes. Rinse the mixture with lukewarm water. Do this remedy once every week and enjoy your glowing skin.
Aside its use for enhancing the look of your hair, aloe vera can also provide a lot of benefits to your skin. Its antibacterial properties will aid in killing the bacteria that’s responsible for acne. Its anti-inflammatory properties will also help get rid of irritated skin while its astringent properties heals up the scars. This ingredient also helps in moisturizing your skin and aids in stimulating skin cell production. All you need to do is just take out the gel directly from the leaf of the aloe vera. Apply the gel by cotton ball onto your face and leave it on to dry for thirty minutes. Wash it off with water. You can do this remedy every day or a couple of times each week.
Honey is another ingredient enjoyed by many, especially in the beauty scene. It helps keeping the skin moisturized. It is known to be the best moisturizing ingredient among raw ingredients. It also comes with antibacterial components that protects your skin against infection.
You just need to apply the raw honey directly to the skin. Leave it off to dry and rinse with water. It will leave your skin smooth and supple. To get the best results, apply it once each day. Another way is to mix 2 teaspoons milk, one teaspoon honey and one teaspoon gram flour. Apply the mixture onto your face and leave it on for twenty minutes. Rinse off with water. Apply this mixture once every week.
This ingredient balances the pH levels of your skin, which is an important factor to aid in retaining clear skin. Its anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties also aids in dealing dark spots, pimples and acne. It can also be used as an exfoliating agent that will keep your skin free from dirt, dead skin cells and impurities.
Mix a teaspoon baking soda with either a teaspoon of lemon juice or water to create a paste. Wash your face with water and apply the past gently onto skin to begin exfoliation. Rinse off mixture with water and pat skin with towel to dry. Use this method for at least 2 or 3 times per week.
As an alternative procedure from above, mix a teaspoon of raw honey and a teaspoon of baking soda. Apply it on damp skin and massage skin with mixture for a minute. Wash with water. Your last step is to splash on an ample amount of water onto your face in order to close its pores. Apply this mixture once every week.
You don’t have to deal with every ingredient in order to achieve clear skin. Just pick one that is already within your reach and see if you can get the results that you want. If you ever have any allergic reaction to some of these ingredients, which rarely happens, discontinue its use and find an alternative by switching to other raw ingredients listed above.