If you have found yourself envying the glowing complexion of celebrities and desire to achieve the same look on your face as well, then stop looking around on the racks of beauty salons and cosmetic stores and try out these simple but effective natural remedies.
Going a long way in treating the skin conditions such as blemishes, freckles, acnes and dark spots, these easily available kitchen ingredients will serve to become your mantra for a younger and fresher looking skin-and obviously lots of compliments s well.
Natural Facial Care for Your Skin
Banana And Milk
Take a ripe banana and mash it in a glass bowl with a spoon. Mix a small quantity of cold milk and form a paste. This concoction can be left on the face for 15-20 minutes and washed off with cool running water.
This simple remedy not only helps in bringing the glow back to the skin , but also makes it look and feel much younger.
Honey, Walnut Powder And Lemon Juice
Take a teaspoon of walnut powder and mix in a few drops of fresh lemon juice and half a teaspoon of honey. Make a fine paste and scrub it in gentle circular motion over the face. The exfoliating properties of this mixture, helps in the removal of dead skin and flaky skin and unclogging the pores. Regular use of this remedy, at least twice a week, helps in making the skin glow –naturally.
Orange Juice And Turmeric
The signs of tanning on the skin and other blemishes and dark spots can be easily removed through the application of fresh turmeric and orange juice.
Take a small piece of turmeric and peel it. You can crush it in a small mortar with a pestle or grind it to a fine paste. Add a few spoons of fresh orange juice and apply on the face. Allow to dry and then wash off with cold water.
Cucumber Juice And Curd
A natural face mask can be prepared by mixing cucumber juice and a teaspoon of curd. Apply and leave on the face for 15-20 minutes and then wash off. Ripe papaya is also an excellent agent for removing acne and black heads and can be used as a face mask on the skin for best results.
If you are fond of eating mangoes or oranges, then remember to preserve their skin and dry them under the sun. Once ready, grind the peels to make a fine powder and store.
This can be mixed with a teaspoon of milk and a few drops of honey and applied on the skin as a useful face mask. Once dry, the gooey mixture can be scrubbed to exfoliate the skin further. Wash off and pat dry to reveal a fresh and clean skin.
Almond And Honey
Take four tablespoon of crushed almond powder, a tablespoon of jojoba oil and 4 tablespoons of honey. You may also add a few drops of peppermint essential oil for a cooling effect. Take a glass jar and add the honey and almond flour and mix well.
Add the rest of the ingredients and allow it to mix properly, so as to generate a clear and consistent mixture. This can be used to massage the skin and the area under the eyes. After the massage, use a soft face towel to wipe off the residue and wash off with cold water. Follow up with rose water or any other natural tonic.