Everyone would like to say “My face is my fortune” like the Pretty Maid of the popular nursery rhyme. Earlier, it was considered that a flawless complexion was the prerogative of a fortunate few. Not so today! There are several thousands of products in the market that claim to create a younger and more beautiful you. Many of them do bring about an aesthetic change to your looks. Yet, there is nothing to beat the fact that home remedies for a glowing skin work well and are harmless.
Three Steps for Glowing Skin
For older people the cleanser should have more moisture content
Cleansers meant for sensitive skin are suitable for those who are prone to allergic breakouts
Those with acne prone skin should use cleansers that are especially formulated to fight acne
Toning the Skin Shrinks Pores
There are several toners and you should carefully choose what suits your skin- whether you want an anti aging formula or a toner formulated to fight acne.
To protect the skin from harmful UV rays (the SPF should be at least 15 for good results), to keep the skin smooth and even and to retain its moisture and prevent drying up. Moisturizer should be applied both in the morning and in the night on a clean dry skin for best results.
While this skin care regime should be followed for maintaining a healthy skin, there are several home remedies that can help you skin glow. The tips are easy to follow and the results remarkable.
Daily mask for a glowing skin
A simple and very effective formula to fight problems of oily skin: In a tablespoon of warm milk squeeze a freshly cut lemon until the milk curdles. Apply this milk to your face and keep it on for 15 to 20 minutes before washing it off. Do this every day for best results
Other Home Remedies for Glowing Skin
Apply a mixture of honey and milk on your face for 20 minutes, for a naturally glowing skin.
Carrot Juice: The juice of a carrot applied regularly works wonders on blemishes. Rubbing a potato peel on your face is effective against blemishes too.
Cucumber Juice: Placing thin cotton pads (dipped in cold juice of the cucumber) on closed eyes will take care of dark circles around the eyes and also refresh the eyes. A mixture cucumber juice and milk makes a great cleanser.
Orange Peel: Mash orange peel with milk to prepare natural bleach.
Sandalwood Paste: Pure sandalwood paste is a natural skin conditioner. Apply it for few hours twice a week for a glowing skin.
Yoghurt: Mix yoghurt with finely ground rice flour to make a paste. Use it as a face pack. This removes the excess oil from the skin.
Papaya and Banana: Papaya paste and banana paste make excellent face packs too.
Honey and Eggs: Prepare a face mask out off honey and eggs to combat undue tanning
Diet for Glowing Skin: Diets rich in fluids, fruits, and vegetables that are rich in anti oxidants will keep your skin looking young glowing naturally.
Adequate Sleep: Having a full sleep of 7-8 hours is necessary for glowing skin. Sleep deprivation may lead to stress thereby accelerating the wrinkle formation.
A glowing skin is an asset coveted by all women. It is easy to achieve a great complexion today with all the resources and knowledge available. There is a three step regime to keep the skin well conditioned, cleansing, toning and moisturizing. There are several home remedies to have a glowing skin.