When we see a model or any celebrity on the covers of the magazines they always look flawless. Especially, their skin. So, immediately, almost every one of us desires beautiful, pure and flawless skin like them.
However, achieving the goal of having a perfectly pure and nice skin isn’t that difficult. It is definitely not a mission impossible. You can have even-toned and blemish-free skin with some easy and simple home remedies.
Stylecraze has made a list of 20 easy home remedies to get flawless skin.
Home remedies for flawless and glowing skin
1. Apple cider vinegar
You will need only one teaspoon apple cider vinegar and two teaspoons of rose water as well as a cotton ball.
Start by mixing the vinegar and rose water, after that just dab this on the spots, blemishes, pigmented areas of your face. Finally, let it dry for 10 minutes and rinse it off with water. You should repeat this once every day.
The apple cider vinegar is really good for your skin because it contains acids that exfoliate the dull and pigmented skin cells. Also, it lightens scars and blemishes.
2. Aloe Vera
Cut one leaf from the aloe plant and slice it sideways. Be careful with the thorns on the leaf’s edges. Continue with scooping out the gel inside and transfer it into an air-tight container. Afterwards, apply some of this gel on the face and start massaging. After one hour wash it off with warm water. This remedy can be repeated every day.
The aloe vera gel helps in reducing dark spots and scars. Also, it moisturizes the skin and helps to reduce visible wrinkles.
For this remedy, you will need only one teaspoon of alum powder and a tablespoon of honey. Make the ingredients into a paste and apply it on the face. After ten minutes wash it off with tepid water. Repeat twice a week.
The Alum helps in diminishing fine lines and wrinkles, as well as fighting acne.
4. Coconut oil
Just use a few drops of organic coconut oil to cleanse and massage your skin. Leave it on overnight. You can repeat this every night, before going to bed.
The coconut oil has antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, as well as skin moisturizing properties.
5. Castor Oil
For this remedy you will need:
- 2-3 drops castor oil
- Hot water (in a bowl)
- A big towel
Steam your face by placing it over the bowl. Cover your head with a towel and after three minutes pat the skin dry gently. Afterwards, apply the castor oil and massage it on your skin. Leave it overnight and repeat once every four or five days.
Castor oil helps to restore the natural sebum production, also it improves collagen and elastin production.
6. Rosehip Oil
Pat three to four drops of rosehip oil on your skin after you have cleansed your face. You can repeat this every night before going to bed.
The rosehip oil is a natural moisturizer because it contains a high amount of polyunsaturated fatty acids, as well as vitamins A and E.
7. Almond Oil
Take just two or three drops of almond oil and warm up with your fingertips and massage onto your skin. Leave it overnight. You can apply the almond oil every night before going to bed. It is good for hydrating and rejuvenating.
8. Green tea ice cubes
You will need one green tea bag, a cup of hot water and an ice tray.
Cool down the freshly brewed green tea and pour it into an ice tray and freeze it. After that, swirl the green tea ice cube gently all over your face, let it dry and then rinse your face with water.
Green tea is rich in antioxidants which will help heal all the marks on your skin.
Crush one garlic clove and apply it to the marks on your face.
Then, rinse it off after five minutes and apply a moisturizer. The garlic is good for treating marks and scars because it is a versatile antimicrobial agent that kills the bacteria on your face.
Start with making a thick paste with one or two teaspoons of honey and one teaspoon of cinnamon powder. Then, apply it on the face and leave it for fifteen minutes. Finally, wash it off with water.
The honey’s nutrients and healthy fats help your skin become soft and flawless.
Cinnamon has been known to irritate some skin so make sure you do a patch test first.
11. Best juices for flawless skin
You will need only a half lemon that you will rub on your face. Leave the juice on for five minutes and wash it off with lukewarm water. The lemon has acidic properties that act as a natural bleach for the skin.
You will need: four carrots, 1/2 inch-long piece of ginger and ½ cup of water
Blend the peeled carrot and ginger together with some water to get a thick juice. After that drink this juice at room temperature or after chilling.
These ingredients contain antioxidants, anti-inflammatory compounds, antimicrobial compounds that will rejuvenate your skin and give it a wonderful flawless glow.
For this juice, you will need
- 3 cucumbers
- ½ cup romaine lettuce
- A handful of mint leaves
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- ½ cup water
Blend all of the ingredients together and add lemon juice and water to get a juice-like consistency. You should drink this healthy green juice every day, since the nutrients refresh, restore, and rejuvenate the skin.
Grate half a potato and squeeze out the juice from it. Then apply it on the face and let it dry for 10-12 minutes. Finally, rinse it off with tepid water. The potato is good for reducing sunburn, tan and spots.
Chop and mash one small tomato and apply it on the face. Leave it on for ten minutes and then rinse it off with water. You can repeat this once every day for a week. The tomato has anti-aging properties but it is also helpful for easing sunburn too.
You will need:
- 1 tablespoon tomato pulp
- 1 tablespoon yogurt
- 1-2 teaspoons oatmeal
Start mixing all the ingredients together in order to get a paste. Then, apply it on the face and leave it on for fifteen minutes. Finally, wash it off with cold water. You can repeat this remedy twice a week since it helps to brighten the skin and also reduces dark spots and blemishes.
13. Rice Water
For this remedy, you will need ½ cup raw rice grains and two to three cups water. Start with rinsing the rice with a cup of water.
Throw away this water and soak the rice in the remaining water for up to half an hour. Afterwards, gently rub the rice with your fingers in the water so that the water turns cloudy. Store the water in an airtight bottle and after one day apply a little bit on your face and massage for a few minutes. Rinse it after ten minutes.
14. Rose Water
Mix two tablespoons of rose water and one teaspoon of lemon juice if you have acne prone or oily skin. Leave it for ten minutes before rinsing it off. The rose water is an excellent skin toner.
Add ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder to 1 tablespoon yogurt and mix well. Then apply this on your face and wash it off after fifteen minutes.
The turmeric powder has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that give your skin a natural glow.
16. Ubtan Recipe
For this remedy you need:
- 2 teaspoons gram flour
- 1 teaspoon sandalwood powder
- Milk OR rose water
Mix the gram flour and sandalwood powder with each other and add some milk. Then apply it on the face and leave it to dry. Finally, wash it off with water. The gram flour helps in cleansing and exfoliating the skin.
Simply apply one to two tablespoons of yogurt on your face and leave it on for 10 minutes. Finally, rinse your face with lukewarm water. The yogurt contains lactic acid that unclogs the pores and exfoliates the dead skin cells.
18. Sugar Scrub
You need only one tablespoon white sugar, one tablespoon brown sugar and water.
Start by adding some water to both the sugars in a bowl. Continue by mixing them together and rubbing the mixture gently onto your face for two minutes. Finally, wash it off with lukewarm water. You can use this scrub once every five days.
Mash two to three pieces of ripe papaya, apply it on the face and massage for two minutes. Leave the papaya pulp on for another ten minutes and finally, wash it off with cold water. Do this once a week since the papaya contains skin exfoliating and brightening enzymes.
20. Raw milk
Dip a cotton ball in milk, apply it on your face and let it dry naturally for ten minutes. Then just rinse it off with water. You can repeat this twice a week. The milk helps to remove tan and dull and damaged skin cells.
Tips for flawless skin
1. Eat healthy food
2. Cleanse well and every day
3. Exfoliate your skin
4. Pamper your skin
5. Drink 8-10 glasses water every day
6. Protect your skin from the sun
7. Clean your hair
8. Use natural skin products
9. Use cosmetic products judiciously
10. Get proper sleep
11. Try to avoid stress
* This information is meant to supplement, not replace advice from your doctor or healthcare provider and is not meant to cover all possible uses, precautions, interactions or adverse effects. This information may not fit your specific health circumstances.
* Always perform a patch test first