Our skin is delicate and fragile, and exposing your skin to harmful chemicals and UA & UV rays can deeply damage your skin. Disturbed lifestyle, unlimited stress, hectic work schedules, insufficient sleep, pollution, alcohol, and so on are the major factors which damage your skin and make it dull & dry. This is where home remedies come to rescue you as they are a natural alternative to cosmetic products and offer ample skin benefits. So, indulge in these 7 effective home remedies and attain the lost glow of your skin.
Drinking lemon water can be really good for your skin as well as for your body. Start your day with a warm glass of water and squeeze a half lemon in it. The vitamin C & other antioxidants in lemon help in combating free-radical damage. Also, lemon water terminates toxins from the blood, which helps in keeping the skin glowy, acne free, reducing blemishes & wrinkles, and other skin problems. Consume this empty stomach on a daily basis and notice a major difference in your skin.
Coconut oil contains ample benefits and treats conditions such as psoriasis, dermatitis, and eczema due to its high anti-inflammatory as well as antimicrobial properties. It can also help in protecting the skin against the unwanted tan. Simply apply some coconut oil on your face, arms and legs before going to sleep and massage gently. Wash off thoroughly in the morning. Repeat this procedure on a daily basis for a soft and smooth skin. Mix 1 cup of raw, extra-virgin coconut oil in hot bathwater for a relaxing and soothing bath, soak in it for 15 minutes and pat dry afterward.
Rose water works as the best toner for every skin type. Regular use of rose water as a toner can help in preventing wrinkles, tightening pores and adds glow. Spray some rose water on your face before going to bed and massage gently. It also removes makeup without any hassle. Just dab a cotton ball in rose water and remove your makeup gently. You can also add 10-15 drops of rose water to your bath for a divine experience. It will soften your skin and add freshness to it.
Indulge and increase your intake of seasonal fruits. The intake of seasonal fruits will reduce inflammation and give your skin a natural glow. You can also scoop out the pulp and apply it on your face to soothe the skin and get the plump on your skin.
Olive oil deeply nourishes your skin and leaves it soft and plumpy. You can massage with olive oil on your skin for 5 minutes in a circular motion and wash off your face with lukewarm water. Moisturize as usual.
Honey works as an excellent moisturizer and leaves your skin soft & luscious. Add 1-2 tablespoons of honey in your bathing water and soak yourself in it for 10-15 minutes. Pat dry afterward and notice amazing results.
Oatmeal is great for exfoliating and attaining smooth glowy skin. You can either prepare an oatmeal mask by adding honey in a spoonful of oatmeal. Apply that on your face and allow it to sit for at least 15 minutes. Wash off with cold water afterward. You can also exfoliate your face by adding a few drops of water in oats allowing it soak the water. Form a paste and start exfoliating. Massage your face with it for 5-10 minutes, wash off afterward. Moisturize as usual.