Let’s face it, achieving clear skin is something absolutely everyone wants, however not everybody is born with what I like to call, clear skin luck.
There are also other huge factors that can make your skin not very appealing, including stress, lack of sleep, poor nutrition and pollution. If you enjoy spending hours and hours under the sun, that can also take a toll on the texture and quality of your skin. You may also want to lay low on your smoking and drinking.
If you are guilty of some of the above factors that can harm your skin, you are not alone. That’s why we bring you easy home remedies to improve the overall health and appearance of your skin.
#1 Tomatoes + Rose Water
Tomatoes have antioxidant properties that keep the skin youthful and also help in lightening spots and blemishes on the skin. Follow the steps below:
-Make a pulp of the tomato and mix it with two teaspoons of rose water.
-Apply this mixture on your face and keep it on for 10 minutes.
-Wash your face with cool water and pat dry with a soft towel.
Turmeric happens to be a natural antiseptic and is widely used to treat minor cuts and wounds. It also has skin lightening properties due to which it can get rid of those spots and blemishes. Follow the steps below:
-Mix two tablespoons of turmeric with water to make a thick paste.
-Apply this paste over your face.
-Let it stay on for about five minutes. Then, rinse your face with cold water.
Oatmeal isn’t only a healthy breakfast. Oatmeal soothes the skin and exfoliates the dead skin cells. It also moisturizes the skin, thus keeping it at its optimum health. It also has anti-inflammatory and antioxidants that benefits the skin. Follow the steps below:
-Mix all the ingredients to form a thick paste. Add a little water if required.
-Apply this mask on the face and neck, and leave it on for 15 minutes.
-Rinse with lukewarm water.
#4 Green Juice
This green juice or smoothie is full of vitamins and minerals, which are very healthy for the body and skin. It acts as a beauty detox. Follow the steps below:
-Grind 1 cucumber, a handful of kale, 5-6 celery stalks, 1/2 green apple, a handful of cilantro leaves, juice of one lemon with a little water to make the healthy green juice.
-Drink this juice preferably in the mornings.
#5 Green Tea Extract
Daily consumption of green tea is recommended by doctors for a healthy body and also for healthy and clear skin. Green tea is full of antioxidants that will nourish, heal, and detoxify your body. Follow the steps below:
-Steep the green tea bag in the hot water for a few minutes.
-Remove the tea bag and add honey and lemon juice to suit your taste.
-Sip this herbal tea while it is warm.
Chamomile is an anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and mild astringent, according to a review published in the Molecular Medicine Reports. It’s especially used to treat inflammations of the skin. Follow the steps below:
-Drink one or two cups of chamomile tea in a day.
Honey contains vitamins and minerals that nourish the skin. It also contains antioxidants, called flavonoids, which give you youthful and glowing skin. Its cleansing properties will keep the skin pores clean. Follow the steps below:
-On a clean and dry face, apply a thin layer on the skin.
-Let it sit for about 15 minutes.
-Then, rinse with lukewarm water.