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5 Effective Home Remedies For Glowing Skin That Really Work

November 14, 2017 at 13:27
5 Effective Home Remedies For Glowing Skin That Really Work

There are so many home remedies to get a glowing skin. No need for all those creams that never work.

It’s every woman’s dream to get a picture perfect, glowing skin. Guys are these days not left out of the equation either, at least for photogenic reasons.

Whether you are a student, homemaker, or a working professional, it is very important to have good skin.

Our skin is fragile, and exposing it to harmful chemicals is always a huge risk to take. Stressful lifestyles, hectic work schedules, inadequate sleep, lack of nutritional diet, pollution, harmful sun rays (UVA/UVB), excessive smoking, and drinking alcohol are the major factors which make your skin dull and dry.

All of these are part and parcel of your life and you cannot run away from them. However, you can surely prevent them. Of course, you cannot hold on to your age, but you can surely slow down the loss of glow and radiance from your skin.

This is where homemade beauty recipes come in handy as they are a natural alternative to cosmetic products.

It is important to note however that, the home remedies come in different types, and so are our skin types.

Particular attention, must therefore be paid to the specific type of skin to match the best home remedy you need. We have broken down these solutions to keep your skin glowing into home remedies and diet that you need to follow.

So sit back, relax, and read on to discover the secret to achieve that picture perfect skin.

5 Home Remedies For Glowing Skin;

1.Coconut Oil Remedy For Glowing Skin

You Will Need

Virgin coconut oil

What You Have To Do

*Lightly warm up the oil and apply on the face and neck.

*Massage for a few minutes in gentle circular motions.

*Leave the oil on overnight.

You can add some sugar to the oil and use it as a scrub to exfoliate your skin once or twice a week.

How Often You Should Do This

Use coconut oil every night before going to bed.

Why This Works

This remedy works best for dry and dull skin. Coconut oil locks the moisture in the skin and also nourishes it with essential fatty acids. Its phenolic compounds contribute to its antioxidant activity and give you glowing skin.

2. Baking Soda For Glowing Skin

You Will Need

a)1 teaspoon baking soda

b)1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil

c)1/2 teaspoon honey

What You Have To Do

1. Mix all the ingredients in a bowl.

2. Apply the mixture on damp face and neck using circular motions.

3. Leave it on for 10 minutes.

4. Rinse with cool water and pat dry. Moisturize as usual.

How Often You Should Do This

Apply this face pack once a week.

Why This Works

Baking soda exfoliates dead skin cells and also neutralizes the skin’s pH. It soothes the skin and heals any inflammation that may be present as well.

3.Papaya Home Remedy For Glowing Skin

You Will Need

A few pieces of ripe papaya

a)1 teaspoon sandalwood powder or Fuller’s earth (multani mitti)

b)1 teaspoon honey

c)What You Have To Do

1. Take a ripe papaya and cut it into small pieces.

2. Add the sandalwood powder or Fuller’s earth and honey to it.

3. Mix all of them to get a paste-like consistency.

4. Apply it all over your face and neck.

5. Keep it on for 20 minutes and then rinse with cool water.

How Often You Should Do This

Do this once every week.

Why This Works

Ripe papaya contains papain, an enzyme that acts as a mild exfoliator. This gently removes the top layer of dead cells on the face and makes your skin radiant and younger looking. It also clears the dirt and oil that can lead to acne and breakouts on the face. Multani mitti absorbs the excess oil from the skin and makes it soft and supple. Honey is a natural moisturizer and will hydrate the skin. It also reduces the blemishes on the skin. This pack acts as a skin firming and anti-aging face pack.

4.Carrot Juice Recipe For Glowing Skin

You Will Need

a)4-6 carrots

b)A small piece of peeled ginger

c)Water

What You Have To Do

1. Cut the ginger and carrot into pieces and extract their juice.

2. Add some water to dilute the juice to the required consistency.

3. Drink this juice, preferably in the mornings.

How Often You Should Do This

Drink carrot juice every alternate day.

Why This Works

The antioxidants present in carrots will cleanse the body of free radicals, and this will start reflecting on your skin. Carrots are rich in beta-carotene and vitamin A, which will not only improve the skin’s texture and health but also improve your eyesight

5.Banana For Glowing Skin

You Will Need

a)A ripe banana

b)2 teaspoons milk

c)An ice cube

What You Have To Do

1. Mash the banana in the milk and apply it on the face and neck.

2. Leave it on for 15 minutes.

3. Rinse with water. Rub an ice cube all over the area for a few seconds.

How Often You Should Do This

Apply banana on your face once or twice a week.

Why This Works

Vitamins A, B, C, and E, and minerals such as potassium nourish and hydrate the skin. They make the skin soft and glowing and also lighten blemishes.

Please do not forget that not all the remedies here work on every skin type.

You therefore must know the type of skin you have in order to choose the best out of these remedies that can work effectively for you.

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Peter
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This is amazing

Irene
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Home remedy works miracles

Yvonne
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Girls this is what we need

Esther
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I prefer this to creams

Rosalia
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I need to try one of this

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Peace Agyare is an entrepreneur and a graduate from The Institute of Business Management and Journalism-Kumasi(Ghana). She holds an HND in communication and is currently working at Ghafla Ghana