Do you often find yourself worried about blemishes on your skin? How about those sneaky pimples? Or your dull complexion? Having flawless skin is what every woman strives to achieve. Because our face is what everyone looks at when they first meet us our goal is always to somehow have perfect glowing skin. There are numerous skin whitening products out in the market claiming to make you ‘beautiful’ overnight. Trust us when we say that not only are they a scam but they are filled with chemicals that will harm your skin in the long run.
There are several homemade remedies that yield just as good results. But the trick with them is consistency. You can’t expect overnight results. So if you’re ready to make a commitment for the sake of glowing and healthy-looking skin, here are our top 5 tips for which you’ll have to look no further than your kitchen!
Lemon should be your go-to ingredient for clear skin because using it is completely fuss free. Just squeeze a lemon and apply that juice all over your face and neck. Leave it on for about 10 minutes then wash it off with lukewarm water. Afterwards you could rub a cucumber on your face which will act as a natural moisturizer. Follow this routine daily or every other day. If you’re looking to exfoliate your skin, mix two teaspoons each of lemon and sugar. Rub this on your skin in a circular motion and leave it on for about 10 minutes then wash it off. This remedy works just fine once a week.
Lemons naturally have bleaching properties that will lighten your skin tone with time. Furthermore, the Vitamin C content will help reduce your dark spots while the Citric Acid helps remove dead cells to unveil healthy skin.
The best beauty tip one can ever give you is to keep your skin moisturized and hydrated. Honey is the perfect natural ingredient for this purpose owing to its moisturizing properties. However, for this remedy to work you need to make sure you have raw honey. Not the one you get in jars at your local supermarket. Raw honey can easily be bought from smaller grocery shops on demand.
Once you have access to raw honey, take 1 tablespoon of it and apply it directly onto your skin. Let it dry naturally and then wash it off with warm water. Do this daily or every other day and you’ll find that your skin will feel incredibly moisturized and soft.
However, if you happen to have a little time on your hand then this following remedy also works wonders. Mix 2 teaspoons of milk, one teaspoon honey, and one tea spoon gram flour. Make this into a paste and apply it onto your skin. Leave it for 20 minutes then rinse with warm water. This mask yields great results even if applied once every week.
Turmeric is found in every Pakistani household. While you’re putting it in your everyday meals why not set some aside for your beauty regimen? Turmeric is a great antiseptic and its skin lightening properties will not only remove your scars but also make your lifeless skin glow.
Mix one tablespoon of gram flour and one teaspoon of turmeric. Then add just enough water or milk to make a thick paste. Apply it on your face and neck and leave it on until it dries then remove it with lukewarm water. Follow this remedy once a week for great results.
Aloe Vera has multiple benefits. Its anti-bacterial property helps ward off bacteria that cause acne and also helps sooth inflamed skin. It also helps rejuvenate the skin by moisturizing and stimulate growth of new cells. In order to benefit from nature of miracle that is Aloe Vera ask your gardener to plant one in your garden or just get one in a small pot. In order to get a healthy glow on your skin, cut a leaf of Aloe and extract all the gel. Then use a cotton ball to rub it all over your face and let it dry. Wash off with lukewarm water and repeat multiple times a week.
Baking Soda is a versatile ingredient that helps lighten scars, exfoliate your skin, and balance the pH levels of your skin.
In order to exfoliate your skin mix equal parts of baking soda and lemon juice. You can alternate lemon juice with water or raw honey as well. Rub this mixture on your skin and gently exfoliate. Rinse with warm water and then splash your face with cold water to close your pores. Follow this remedy once a week.
So, there you have it! For best results pair these remedies with a regular in-take of water, keep your diet nutritious, and avoid the harsh UV rays of the sun. Natural remedies usually do not have side effects but please take proper precautions before using any new substance on your skin.
Good luck trying these remedies. Do tell us if they yield good results for you!