The importance of a glowing and healthy skin cannot be underrated, it improves your looks, your complexion, and appearance and even the way people respect or rate you.
Your skin which forms part of your immune system and your first line of defense against germs and foreign invaders is a very fragile organ.
You can damage this fragile and important organ by eating unhealthy foods and living an unhealthy lifestyle. These include irregular or less hours of sleep, use of harsh chemicals on your skin, stress, pollution, drinking, smoking, harmful rays, and other unhealthy ways of living make your skin sick and they dull your complexion/appearance.
It might not be possible to completely avoid all of these, but we can reduce some of these and work on ourselves gradually. By doing so, you can slow down the process of aging, you can brighten your complexion and even improve the radiance of your skin.
In this post, we will be taking a look at 6 effective and natural ways to improve your skin’s health and make it glow and radiate. Below are some of them.f
1. Aloe Vera Gel
The gel from fresh aloe vera leaves is one of the best foods for your skin. It is one of the most ultimate solutions for a lot of skin problems.
It nourishes your skin, it makes it glow and give it a bright complexion. Get an aloe vera leave and cut it open using a knife. Use a spoon and scoop out all the gel you can and apply it on your face or other skin parts.
You can also mix this gel with other ingredients like turmeric, milk, or honey and mix very well before applying it on your body. Let it sit for 20 minutes and then you wash it off.
2. Coconut Oil
This is one of the best natural remedy for a dull and dry skin. It hydrates your skin and retains moisture, thereby fighting skin dryness.
It has a lot of vital nutrients which your skin requires and it is a great source of fatty acids. It boosts the antioxidant activity of your skin and it makes you glow naturally.
Use pure virgin coconut oil and apply it as a body cream allover your skin at night when you want to go to bed. You can gently massage specific parts of your body like your face and neck in circular motion after you have applied the oil.
You can do this every night.
Turmeric is a popular spice and wonderful herb used in a lot of natural therapy to heal diseases and infections. It contains a powerful compound called Curcumin which is a powerful antioxidant and a potent fighter against inflammation.
It detoxifies your body of free radicals and toxins which can damage your skin and cause infections and other skin problems like skin cancer.
It improves your production of collagen and keeps your skin soft, supple, and glowing. You can drink turmeric herbal tea daily to benefit from this wonderful effect it has on the skin.
You can also use it to make face mask. Mix turmeric powder and gram flour and add enough milk until it forms a thick paste. You can use clean water in place of milk in case you don’t have or use milk.
Apply this paste on your face, neck and problematic skin parts. Leave this paste on the area for at least 15 minutes before washing it away with clean water. Do these twice weekly.f
This juice of lemon is a potent remedy for dull complexion, spots, age lines and other skin problems and it is an effective skin whitener and it does not have dangerous side effects like hydroquinone.
Juice fresh organic lemons and add some tablespoons of sugar. Mix properly and apply this mixture on your face and scrub your face gently in a circular motion.
Let it sit on your face for 10 minutes and then you wash it off with warm water.
This humble vegetable is packed full with antioxidants and essential nutrients that your skin needs. Cucumber improves your complexion and fight inflammations and swellings.
Get a small cucumber and grate it, add yogurt or honey to it and mix properly. Apply it on your face and wash it off after 10 or 15 minutes. Do this twice weekly and you will tremendous result.
Pawpaw or papaya is one of the most effective and most popular natural whitening agent, this is due to its rich content of the enzyme papain.
This enzyme acts as a mild exfoliator, it helps to gently remove dead cells from the top layer of your skin and other debris and impurities.
It makes you look younger and also gives you a natural glow. It removes dirt and oil and this helps to prevent acne and other breakouts. It makes your skin soft and supple and absorbs excess oil.
You can mix it with honey. Raw honey is a natural absorber and it also helps in hydrating your skin. The combination of papaya and honey will reduce blemishes, spots, signs of aging, and it will also make your skin firm.
Get a ripe papaya and cut it into small pieces, add honey and blend this mixture. You can add fuller’s earth or sandalwood powder to the mixture and apply it all over your face and neck.
Wash it with cold water after 20 minutes. Do this once every week.
The following tips above will help you achieve a naturally glowing skin and a bright complexion. They are far safer than all these chemical-based products and they are very effective.
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