Your skin care gets neglected while meeting the demands of work and family. Your daily schedule is grueling enough to drain you by the end of the day. Hence, it is quite understandable, that you do not get time to look after your skin, the way you should. However, these conditions cast an unhealthy impact on your skin. And with time, you start developing problems like skin darkening, dark spots, dull skin, pimples, sun tan and inflammation. There are several treatments available today, which would most certainly fix these skin troubles. But let’s admit it; the skin treatments at the salon take a toll on your budget, more often than not. Also, you might not have the time to sit through those tedious sessions of treatments.
Why Skin Problems Occur?
- Your water intake is insufficient.
- You are not getting adequate sleep.
- Your diet is lacking in essential nutrients.
- Your skin has got affected by the ultra violet rays of the sun.
- A sedentary lifestyle has made the blood circulation of your body poor.
- You are not cleansing your skin regularly.
Tips To Get Beautiful Skin Naturally
You can prepare wonderful skin treatments at home itself, and these would also be budget friendly. Here are some natural skin care tips – the 10 natural ways to beautify your skin, which are a boon to your skin and cost effective as well.
Get Soft Skin
A velvety and soft skin is what every woman dreams of having. However, it is hard to maintain such type of skin, when you are exposed to dust and varying heat conditions every day. In order to get a supple and smooth skin, take some cucumber juice and mix half a teaspoon of fresh milk cream into it. Apply on a clean skin and spread evenly on the entire surface. Let this mixture stay on your face for 15 minutes. Wash off thoroughly with fresh water and pat dry your skin.
Remove Sun Tan
When you have been in the sun, without wearing sun protection, you are bound to get a tanned or irritated skin. To heal heat induced and sun tanned skin, make prepare this anti-tanning pack at home conveniently. Take 2 tablespoons of gram flour (besan) and mix 1 tea spoon of fresh cream into it. Add a pinch of turmeric and 1 tea spoon sandalwood powder. Mix well. Now add some drops of lemon. Apply this mixture on the affected area and let it dry for 20 minutes. Rinse off with warm water and pat dry.
Or if you think this pack requires too many ingredients, try this quick tip. Take 2 tablespoons of yogurt and squeeze half a lemon into it. Massage this mixture on your skin and leave for 15 minutes. Wash with warm water. Applying these tips for three consecutive days would help you regain your original skin color.
Moisturize Dry Skin
Dry skin looks flaky and undesirable, not to mention the itchiness you experience due to the same. Looking after your diet and eating enough healthy fats is surely the key to get a naturally hydrated skin. However, for external care, you could try this treatment. Take one table spoon of fresh cream and add some turmeric powder into it. Now mix two tea spoons of lemon juice and a few drops of sweet almond oil. Lastly, add one tea spoon of rose water into the entire mixture and beat well. Make sure your face is cleansed properly. Spread this face pack generously on your entire face, hands and neck. Let it stay there for twenty minutes. Wash off with warm water and get an amazingly smooth and naturally moisturized skin.
Be Beautiful Through Exfoliation
Exfoliating your skin is a skin ritual which everyone must follow. It is as crucial to remove dead cells from your skin, as it is to breathe in fresh air. When the pores of the epidermis are clogged with dead cells, the skin is unable to breathe causing breakouts, dull skin and ageing. Prepare the following scrub at home. Take some oatmeal powder and add one tablespoon of skimmed milk into it. Mix well and apply the same on your face, neck and hands. Massage gently with your fingers, in circular motion. Wash off after 15 minutes and do not use soap.
Treat Your Pimples
Pimples are surely an unwelcome sight for you to view in the mirror. Treat your pimples with raw tomato juice. Cut the tomato into two pieces and take one half out of the two. Scrub the piece of tomato gently on your pimples for 5 minutes. Let the juice stay on your face for about 15 minutes. Wash off with plain water and pat dry. You could also use lemon juice and gram flour (besan) for the same. These ingredients control oil secretion from the skin, thereby keeping your skin clean and fresh.
Brighten Up Your Complexion
Who does not like to get a fairer complexion and brighter looking skin? And fairness creams are not a permanent solution to your skin complexion woes. Try using the beautiful looking fruit-strawberries! Crush a few strawberries and mix rose essential oils (few drops) into it. Mix the ingredients well and scrub your skin gently with this for 5 minutes. Wash off with cool water and watch your skin radiate naturally.
Tone Your Skin Naturally
The pores of the skin become large, due to excessive heat and also, with advancing age. Therefore, regular toning is essential to seal the pores of your skin. When the skin pores are tighter, it not only makes you look beautiful, but also slows down ageing effects. After cleaning your skin, apply a natural toner with cotton on your face. Take some unpolished rice and soak them for 3 hours in clean water. Sieve the water and leave out the soaked rice. Store this natural toner in a bottle and use every day. This economical and magically effective toner is extensively used by Chinese women, who are known for their firm, fair and glowing skin.
Soothe Skin Inflammation
Freshly extracted aloe vera gel is an ideal and natural soother to heal skin inflammation. So, if you have been the victim of red and itchy rashes, put some aloe vera gel on the affected area. Let it stay for 15 minutes and wash off with cool water. Rub ice cube on the skin for two minutes and pat dry.
Get Instant Glow
A long and hard day’s work usually makes you dog tired. It is natural for you to fret about getting an instantly glowing skin for the evening party then. Take heart and treat your skin with this natural glow pack. Mash an over ripen banana and mix 1 tea spoon of skimmed milk into it. Now add 2 tea spoons of honey and mix well. Apply on a clean face and spread evenly. Let it stay for 20 minutes and wash off with fresh water. You would be flattered by your sparkling skin!