DIY solutions for a beautiful skin? Oh yes! you’ve got that right. A flawless, blemish-free and glowing skin that makes people want to look twice to see if it’s a well-blended foundation you have on, only to discover you are just wearing your skin?
The most affordable and effective home-made recipes for a beautiful skin
When it comes to the beautiful skin we all crave for, you would be surprised at what you can achieve with ingredients in the vicinity of your home. You don’t have to have a weekly schedule to the spa or spend money unnecessarily on expensive products. We are going to show you how you can have this with affordable yet effective homemade recipes.
Let’s get GLOWING
It may be hard to believe you can get your glow with simple ingredients in your house. Well after extensive research on what makes our skin glow we are brought back to the fact for the best ingredients for a skin that radiate can be found in your kitchen!
You will need:
- A bowl
- A tablespoon
A compound in tomatoes known as lycopene has anti-aging and acidic properties which help tackle blemishes and allows that glow to come out of the skin. Honey is believed to have skin lightening and brightening properties. We will find out more about the essential properties of honey in our next recipe below.
- Juice half of a tomato
- Mix this juice with honey in a bowl to form a paste
- The volume of honey you need really depends on the consistency of paste you desire
- Apply the paste over your face overnight
- Wash the paste off your face with warm water the following morning to expose you new glowing skin
A flawless skin acne and blemish-free skin
Unfortunately, some of us have oily skin which makes us more susceptible to problems like acne due to excessive buildup of oil on our face. Beauty secrets in the home to help you fight these spots exist. This apple cider vinegar recipe is sure to help fight the breakout and scars of acne prone skin.
You will need:
- A spoon
- A bowl
- Apple cider vinegar
- Cooled green tea
- Raw honey
Honey promotes regeneration of skin cells, hydrates and preserves moisture in the skin. Its antiseptic and antibacterial nature make it highly effective for acne prone skin. Inflammation caused by acne and pimples reduced by the anti-inflammatory property of honey.
The antioxidants in green tea fight free radicals which causes aging and makes the skin look dull. Apple cider contains alpha hydroxyl acids that help unclog skin pores and dissolve dead skin cells. This vinegar regularizes the natural pH of the skin and reduces the size of pores. Sugar exfoliates the skin and removes dead cell to bring out a brighter and smoother complexion.
In a bowl, add the following and mix well:
- One teaspoon of cider vinegar.
- Two teaspoons of green tea.
- Five teaspoons of sugar.
- One teaspoon of honey.
- The quantity of sugar can be increased for a thicker consistency.
- Spread the mask evenly over your face whilst massaging in a circular motion to exfoliate and increase blood flow.
- Leave this mask on for 10 minutes and then rinse with warm water.
Wash your face before applying these masks. The added advantage of washing your face before is that pores are opened and the mask is able to penetrate into your skin better. Enjoy your new beautiful skin as you make this a weekly habit.