Home beauty remedies and recipes have been followed for over centuries. Some of the remarkable remedies are revealed just out of necessity. Over a period of time, home remedies have verified to have effective and naturally healthy looking skin. Making home based beauty products doesn’t cost you fortunes unlike the over-the-counter preparations.
Before your start with any of the home remedies it is important to know your skin type.
- Oily skin has shiny surface, noticeable pores. It is more prone to acne breakouts.
- Dry skin mainly feels stiff, somewhat rough. It tends to flake and chap.
- Combination skin is mainly oily at the T-zone, i.e. the forehead, nose and chin and is drier on the cheek parts.
- Sensitive skin is delicate, thin and gets irritated very easily. It is red and blotchy.
Also remember if you are allergic to some thing or sensitive to some ingredients like lemons, glycerin, strawberries and eggs. Also check it with your doctor if you don’t have a clear idea about using certain ingredients.
Here are some tips to achieve smooth skin:
ü Crush bananas with milk and apply it to your face. Rinse it off after 20 minutes. It will make your skin supple and smooth.
ü Mix an egg white with honey properly and apply on your face. It will make your skin not only smooth but also reduce wrinkles.
ü Mix turmeric powder and milk. Apply this mixture on your face. It gets rid of the tan and reduces facial hair. Use a good scrub and wash it off with cold water. You can also keep this mixture on your face overnight.
ü Blend oatmeal with tomato and curd. Keep this mixture on your face 20 minutes and later on cleanse it off using cold water. This mixture removes tan and also lightens your skin.
ü Scrub a raw slice of potato on your face. It helps to reduces blemishes and other scars on your face. Keeping a slice on your potato on your eyes reduces dark circles also.
ü Cucumber juice functions as a superb astringent. If you apply cucumber juice on your face, it helps to tighten the skin pores. Rinse off your face with water after 15 minutes.
ü Apply turmeric powder mixed with limejuice to get rid of sun tan. Limejuice is excellent natural bleach.
ü Dried out orange peels blended with curd helps to reduce scars and blemishes. Keep it for 15 minutes and wash with cold water.
ü Honey brings glow to your skin. It also makes your skin soft and smooth and reduces wrinkles.
ü Applying citrus and sandalwood face packs works excellently on oily skin.
ü Rub cubes of ice on face to tighten your pores and increase circulation of the blood.
These are simple home remedies that help your skin and slows the aging process as well.