Don’t we all strive for a healthy, glowing and a younger looking skin? A happy skin which reflects a healthy body and mind. We all do, don’t we? To achieve that, most of us try a hundred products to find the one. But, unfortunately not all of them help and show the expected results. However, the ones that do, somehow disappoint after a while. Therefore, before you head out to buy a few more products for yourself, why not just give these natural home remedies a try, because they are worth it.
Rice Milk Cleanser
The next time you boil rice, do not make the mistake of tossing the water into the sink. Because, that rice water is said to be rich in minerals and vitamins which are fantastic for the skin as well as hair treatment. Originally, rice was used as a traditional ingredient in Japanese skin care due to the abundance of vitamin E in it. It not just only helps to exfoliate, but also smoothens the skin. However, add retinol and calcium to the mix, rice milk becomes a better choice to reap benefits. It only takes ¼C of brown rice flour and 2-3 tbsp of unsweetened organic rice milk to make a smooth paste for the application. Apply this mixture onto the skin, message with it in a circular motion and then rinse with lukewarm water.
Basic Oatmeal Scrub
Oats are not just only good for breakfast, but are also great for exfoliating the skin. It is because of its grainy texture that easily and effectively absorbs and simultaneously removes the dirt and the impurities from the skin. With the right ingredient the oatmeal scrub not just only help to treat many conditions, rejuvenate the skin, but also soothe the dry and itchy skin. Unlike the harsh chemical skin peels, this natural skin care ingredient is very gentle and perfectly suitable for sensitive skin. Just add 2 tbsp ground oatmeal to 1 tsp of baking soda along with a few drops of water and mix well. Apply this mixture, then gently rub it on the face and rinse well with water.
Flaxseed Oil – The All Rounder
Flaxseed and the flaxseed oil have been widely known for the health benefits for years now. But, little do people know about how it can help to nourish their skin and make it glow. It is mainly due to the high inflammatory index of the flax seeds that help to reduce the skin irritation, redness and inflammation of any kind. It also acts as the perfect moisturizer for the skin, which benefits from both within and outside. Whereas, the essential fatty acids present in it is what smoothens the skin’s appearance while making it super soft. All you need to do is take a drop of the flaxseed oil and massage it onto the face, to get younger looking skin.
Lemon The Age Spot Fighter
Lemon is one of the best remedies that lightens naturally not only the brown age spots, but also the dark neck and underarms. This is all possible because of the beaching property of the lemon. It contains citric acid that helps in safely removing the dead skin cell, revealing the fresh layer of skin beneath. That is what ultimately makes the skin lighter by diminishing the brown spots on the skin and also the blackheads, acne and discoloration. To reap its benefits, cut the lemon into slices and rub it on the brown spots. Leave it on for 10-15 minutes and then wash it with water. Make sure not to go outside in the sun after applying the juice, it can make the skin darker than before. Also, be careful if you have a sensitive skin. Before applying it, dilute it with water or rose water to prevent itching, irritation and redness on the skin.
Egg-Orange Skin Firming & Tightening Mask
Eggs are rich in protein, which is great for nourishing the body, but also the skin. They are a perfect solution for treating acne, fine lines along with the wrinkles and dull skin. All you need to do is combine 1 egg white with 3 tbsp of fresh orange juice, to apply a layer of the mixture with the help of a brush. After 5 minutes, apply another layer of the mixture and leave it to dry completely. Remove the mask with a damp cotton pad in an upward direction. It will not just only remove the oil from the pores, but also the other debris that cause breakouts along with blackheads and whiteheads while making the skin tight. Thus, leaving a healthy glow on the face by diminishing the look of fine lines instantly. It can be considered as equivalently efficient as one of the best anti aging treatment for women of all ages available in the market today.
Under Eye Cucumber-Curd Pack
Cucumber has been known to reduce puffiness and dark circles under the eyes for years now. But, besides that it also has a soothing effect to keep the skin naturally healthy and young. It is one of the best and the most wonderful natural eye pad you can find for yourself. And, when combined with the curd it can work wonders. Curd has an excellent property of exfoliating the dead cells of the skin because of the lactic acid, it contains. It is also known to effectively treat acne, soothe sunburn and fade blemishes & pigmentation in addition. To prepare this skin rejuvenating face mask, mix ½ C curd with 2tsp of grated cucumber and apply it to the skin. After 20 minutes, rinse it with lukewarm water.
The topical application of these masks can surely help prevent the skin from turning dull with time, just like the Lifecell cream for women does along with the anti aging properties. However, with the home remedies, it becomes equally important to strengthen the skin from within as well. Therefore, make sure to provide your body with the right nutrition. Your skin is the largest organ in the body, whatever you put inside the body, all of it shows on the skin. So, choose wisely and go for the foods that are rich in antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and omega 3 fatty acids. They will protect your skin for the years to come!
Source: Natural News