9 Tips With Home Remedies For Glowing Skin
A glowing skin, free of all impurities, acne, marks and dark spots is not a myth. With proper care and determination, one can achieve perfection in his/her skin tone. While there are a number of products available in market to treat skin problems, there are a number of home remedies too which you can choose over market commodities to get naturally glowing skin.
Here are some tips to follow to have a natural glowing skin!
Cleanse your face daily
It is very important to cleanse your face thoroughly in order to have a smooth and healthy skin. Clean and healthy skin will naturally look radiant.
Exfoliate your skin twice or thrice a week
Exfoliation will help in removing dead cells accumulated on your skin. It will also ensure deep cleansing of pores where dirt particles reside.
There are number of natural ingredients to exfoliate your skin, for eg- rice flour and sooji acts as a good scrub. You can also dry orange peels, grind them and use its powder as a natural scrub to get soft, smooth and radiant skin.
Protect your skin from sun exposure
Sun exposure can harm your skin and make it look dull and dark. Protect your skin from sun exposure properly. Apply sun screen of SPF 30 for healthy glowing skin.
You can also apply ice over your face and body after returning home. This will lighten your skin tone and increase blood circulation.
Fight signs of ageing and pay special attention to some areas
As one enters late twenties, signs of ageing start to appear- the skin under the eyes becomes puffy and wrinkles start to appear on hands, face and neck.
Cucumber juice and tea bags are good to reduce puffiness and tighten skin. It will help in reducing wrinkles to a great extent. Once can also massage face, neck and hands with baby oil or olive oil for younger looking skin.
Maintain a balanced diet
Good eating habits and healthy diet reflects directly on your skin. A person with proper diet will have glowing skin on the other hand a person with foul eating habits will look dull and inactive.
Do’s & Don’ts of Eating Habits
|Keep check on your diet||Do not over eat|
|Go for fresh fruits and leafy vegetables||Avoid spicy, oily and junk food|
|Drinks 8-10 glasses of water daily||Avoid drinking and smoking|
|Include roughage and cereals in your diet||Do not starve yourself|
Follow daily make up removal routine
Always remember to clean our face before going to bed. All the oil, grease and make up will make your skin dull and lifeless if you do not clean it every night before going to sleep. You can use raw milk as a cleanser and rose water or tomato paste as natural toners for cleaning.
Take proper sleep
Our body repairs damaged cells while we are asleep. Also, it is during this time our cells are replenished. Therefore, to have a lively, glowing and healthy skin, one must take 7-8 hours’ sleep daily. You will feel refreshed and it will definitely show on your face.
Exercise well and maintain good health
Physical activities like exercising, dancing, Zumba, yoga, jogging, etc. keep both our body and skin healthy. Such activities add a natural glow to skin. They remove impurities within and improve internal processes such as digestion and blood circulation, which are necessary for natural glowing skin.
Lastly, homemade face packs and scrubs
|Oatmeal & Cinnamon Scrub
(Rich in anti-oxidants and proteins, good for replenishing cells, good for all skin types)
|2 tsp of oatmeal + ½ tsp cinnamon powder
Mix with 1-2 tsp milk and make fine paste
Apply and scrub in circular motion
Rinse after 15 minutes
|Green Tea Scrub
(Rich in flavonoids, maintains skin’s elasticity, imparts natural glow, keeps skin young)
· Boil few tea leaves till it imparts colour
· Let it cool and mix two tea spoons of boiled tea with brown sugar
· Add cream and make fine paste
· Apply on face in circular motion
· Rinse after 10 minutes