In todayâs world of pollution, stress and irregular eating habits our skin, being the barometer of health, shows and feels the effects most.
Working woman who are always out and about may find it difficult to take care of their skin regularly.
Sadly, what the myriad advertisements that we are bombarded with fail to mention is that these âmiracleâ products contain numerous chemicals which have been shown to be toxic. The Environmental Working Group has a wonderful database of cosmetics and skin care products so you can find out exactly what is in your favourite face cream and whether or not it is safe.
Having said all that isnât it better if we just spend some little time at home and try out some homemade beauty products? Let us see some of them which are of real help to us. Quite often nature holds the keys to the bulk of our health and beauty quandaries.
Eggs are great products for your skin as well as your hair. The egg white is one of the richest sources of collagen for your skin and you can watch as it tightens and lifts, right before your eyes!
Additionally, the yolk acts as a great conditioner for hair.
To use: Take a raw egg and detach the egg yolk from the white. Apply the egg white on your face using a pastry brush. Let it dry for some time and then gently cleanse it with warm water.
Lightly beat the yolk and apply to wet hair and comb through. Leave on for 20 minutes as a smoothing protein pack for your hair.
Bananas and papaya are rich in skin-smoothing minerals. Often we recommend using skins for nails and wounds. This is because of all the wonderful minerals which help repair and rebuild cells.
To use: Mash a banana, mix with a little raw milk or kefir (or oat milk if prone to eczema) and make a paste out of it.
Apply that paste all over your face evenly in circular motions. Leave the paste on for 15 minutes and then wash it off.
The same technique can be followed with a ripe papaya. Your skin will glow!
Applying yogurt in the skin helps to get rid of dark circles and dry patches.
It has great anti-oxidant properties that help in moisturizing the skin and restores the delicate pH balance. Full of healthful probiotics, raw yogurt ensures you line the skin with beneficial flora to keep balance and fight off infections of the skin.
It is easy to use and effective. Yogurt can be applied directly on the skin daily or weekly for best results.
As all might know, honey does wonders for skin as well as hair. Honey has been used by the royal family for ages for nourishing as well as moisturizing the skin. Honey is also used in medicines and creams as a powerful healing agent.
Honey helps to heal damaged and broken skin. It can be used directly on the skin or mixed with half lemon or water or milk and then put on the skin.
Leave it on for 15 â 20 minutes and wash it off. You might like to try mixing honey with oatmeal and oat milk into a paste for a wonderfully soothing face pack â great for eczema and rosacea.
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After grinding your coffee beans, mix the ground beans with one egg white and then rub them evenly over your face.
Let the mask stay on your face for about 10-15 minutes and then wash it off with lukewarm water.
The beans help to invigorate the skin leaving it enlivened and fresh.
By mixing Â½ cup of coconut milk and a couple of tablespoons of pure coconut oil in a blender, until a paste is formed, you are making a wonderfully therapeutic skin treatment. Coconut oil is nourishing, healing and anti-microbial. For best results, use cold coconut milk.
These are some of the anti-aging skin care home remedies that would help you to have smooth, supple and glowing skin. These ingredients are easily available without any kind of side effects. So, every time you want to rejuvenate your skin, perhaps try one of these options. They are safe, natural, healthy and provide great results.
About the Author:
The above article is written by Anegelina (AJ) who specializes with skin care products and runs her own small salon. She loves to advise people with beauty and health care tips via her articles.
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