The first step to appearing pretty is having beautiful skin. There doesn’t exist any magic eraser that can remove acne, pimples, etc., and give you clearer skin instantly. We all wish to have flawless skin. Some skin issues could be genetic, but most of them arise due to improper skincare.
There are always rigorous steps you can seek through medication. But if you wish to go gentle on your skin, you can try homemade hacks to get clearer and glowing skin. These hacks may take a longer time to show the result but they are effective and inexpensive.
To get softer, smoother, clearer, and glowing skin you can implement some of the at-home treatments listed below.
Turmeric is widely known for its antibacterial properties and well as richness in antioxidants. It also contains an anti-inflammatory agent that aids in curbing pimples and puffiness. To make this face pack, you need turmeric, chickpea flour, honey, and milk. Apply this paste to your face, keep it as it is for an hour or so and then wash it off to get radiant, smooth, and clear skin. Honey and milk in the face pack also help moisturize the skin.
- Aloe vera
Aloe vera is the king of all skincare practices. It has been used by people for thousands of years to get smooth skin due to its healing properties. It contains antioxidants and vitamins that help you get glowing skin as well as give relief during skin irritation. Aloe vera is an age-old remedy for pimples, acne, and dry skin. You can scrape the gel from the leaves of the aloe vera plant and apply it directly to your face (or other skin parts), leave it be for an hour or so, and then wash it off with water to witness its results.
Rosewater is known as a natural skin toner. It aids in cleansing, toning, and moisturizing the skin. It removes the dirt and impurities from the skin and leaves with a refreshing feel. The added advantage of rose water is its mesmerizing scent. You can buy rose water or make it on your own and store it in a spray bottle. Use rosewater to wash your face. You can also spray it on your face and instantly get a refreshed feeling.
- Orange peel
Orange is a citrus fruit packed with vitamin C. This helps in detoxifying your skin. You need to dry the orange peels, powder them, and then mix them in rosewater. Once the paste is formed, apply it to your skin. Keep it be for a few minutes and then wash it off. This helps you to remove toxins from your skin and eventually rejuvenate them. This also prohibits melanin formation which leads to glowing skin. Even the consumption of oranges has many benefits to the skin.
Cucumber has a cooling effect on the skin which makes us feel very refreshed once it is applied. This vegetable has the same pH level as human skin, thus helping in rejuvenation by replacing the skin’s protective layer. It also aids in getting rid of puffiness or swelling in the skin. To get its results effectively, grind the cucumber to paste and then add yogurt to it. Apply this mixture to your skin and then rinse it off with water after 10-15 minutes. This treatment also helps in getting rid of dull skin and darkness.
Coffee scrub is widely used for exfoliating skin. It has been trending quite recently. It is very rich in antioxidants which help in getting rid of impurities from the skin that has the potential to damage the skin. You can make a coffee mask by adding honey to coffee grounds. Apply the mixture to your face and neck and then rinse it off after some time. Coffee helps in exfoliating whereas honey adds in the moisture giving you clear and glowing skin.
As tasty as avocados are, they are also rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents. This helps in rejuvenating skin, especially dry skin or chapped skin by helping the skin to lock the moisture. For making the avocado mask, you need to mash the avocado and then add avocado oil until it forms a paste. Apply this mixture to the face and neck, leave it for about 15 minutes, and then rinse it with lukewarm water. Now you have glowing skin that is hydrated and damage-free.
- Steam facials
Steam facial benefits in the way that it opens up pores in the skin letting it breathe properly and getting rid of all the impurities. Taking a steam bath is one way to go about it. It nourishes your skin and you feel refreshed. You can alternate between cold water and hot water giving helping the skin cells a proper exercise. This helps in tightening the skin giving it a younger look. You will achieve glowing skin at the end of it.
- Healthy diet
All beauty hacks will be in vain if it is not supplemented by the correct diet. Certain food items help in keeping your skin young and glowing. Among them are consumption of leafy vegetables. They are rich in antioxidants aiding in skin rejuvenation. These vegetables also slow down the aging of the skin making you look younger, wrinkle-free, and toned. Thus it is advisable to add green leafy vegetables to your diet.
- Organic makeup
If you wish for an instant result, then you have to rely on makeup products. These products are filled with chemicals that could be harmful to your skin in the longer run. Therefore, while choosing what product to use for your sensitive skin, see to it that they are organic and have as less chemicals in them as possible. Along with such products, it is advisable to use at-home moisturizing solutions to soothe your skin.