Skin problems have been an issue of major concern from ages. Many beauty products have been launched in market to deal with acne, dry skin, tanning, blemishes and other such problems. But they have some side-effects as well. Skin tends to lose its natural elasticity and glow. So “herbal care” for skin is highly recommended because they are always free from any side-effects. Following is the list of few easily accessible herbal things which can do miracle to your skin.
They have amazing range of beauty benefits. If mixed with coconut water, it hydrates and brightens up the skin. Rubbing half a lemon on skin bleaches it without any side-effect.
2. Turmeric (Haldi)
Turmeric is effective in treatment of acne scars by applying a paste of turmeric powder, sandalwood powder and lemon juice. If added with Rice powder, Raw Milk, Tomato Juice and applied on face for 30 minutes, it could be effective for wrinkle elimination and brighten up the skin as well.
3. Aloe Vera
A moisturizing pack made with Aloe Vera, oatmeal and olive oil can make your skin smooth and soft. If mixed with few drops of lemon juice, it helps in reduction of acne and brings glow to the skin. Aloe Vera is also helpful in reduction of inflammation.
A honey mask can give a long lasting hydration to the deepest layer of the skin and leaves it soft and smooth. Mix 2 portions of honey with one portion of baking soda and exfoliate on the wet skin. It will remove the dead skin cells and give your skin a radiant glow.
Cucumber juice mixed with lemon juice to be applied as facial mask lets the skin glow by fading scars and pigmentation. Cucumber juice can be used to tighten up the loose skin pores. Grated cucumber if applied all over the face can reduce the appearance of freckles over the time.
6. Rose water
Dirt & Dead Skin can be wiped off by using rose water as cleanser. Equal portions of rose water and lemon juice applied together on face can reduce the blemishes and scars. Dry out a beetroot and grind it to powder and add rosewater. The lip pack is ready to keep your lips naturally pink without using any cosmetics.
7. Sandalwood Powder
Since ancient days in India, Sandalwood has been enhancing the beauty of a lady. Mix Sandalwood Powder and almond powder with milk and apply on face to get a fairer skin. A mask of sandalwood and rose water gives a soothing effect to your skin.
It can be used as cleanser, toner and a wonderful moisturiser. Mix one tablespoon of glycerin with ½ tablespoon of Borax powder and camphor. Apply on face and wash with lukewarm water. Wash with the cold water after some time. This treatment can do wonders in acne removal.
9. Fuller’s Earth (Multani Mitti)
It absorbs excess oil from the skin and improves complexion. Mix equal portions of fuller’s earth, vitamin E oil and lemon juice. Apply this paste on scar and leave it for 20 minutes. Regular use fades off the scar.
Oats boast more than counted benefits on our body. Oats ground powder, mixed with a spoon of milk and ½ teaspoon of honey, when scrubbed on face cleanses the skin from deep inside. Marks are vanished and acnes are reduced.
Let’s stick to the herbal cure for skin problems this summer for its gentle care.