To truly feel confident sometimes all you need is a glowing skin.
If you have that perfect glow on your face even in your simplest outfit you can look stunning. But unhealthy habits, hectic lifestyle, pollution and dirt take a toll on your skin and steal away your natural glow.
Here are some fast and effective home remedies to help you get back your lost glow.
Coconut oil is the best moisturizer for your skin. It has innumerable benefits. It can instantly brighten up a dull complexion. Take a few drops of lemon juice and 2 tbsp of cold pressed organic coconut oil and apply it on your face for two minutes. Using a damp cotton ball wipe it off. This recipe will work for all types of skin.
For a glowing skin rose water is excellent. It is good for toning, and rejuvenating the skin. It balances the Ph levels of the skin by detoxifying it.
Fill ice-cold rose water in a spray bottle and splash it on your face. Soak a cotton ball in cool water and wipe off the face after 10 minutes. Your skin will shine as it will be free of dust and dirt.
Mix 1 tbsp of baking soda with 2 tbsp of your regular facial moisturizer. Apply this mixture all over your face and gently massage in a circular motion using a soft makeup sponge for about two minutes. Using cool water wash it off and then apply a moisturizer. Your skin will be silky smooth.
For an instant glow just before a party, take a teaspoon of honey and pour it over an overripe tomato after cutting it in half. Rub the tomato on your face for about 1 minute. After 5 minutes, wash your face with cool water. This is very good for people with oily skin.
If you suffer from dark circles and spots from sun exposure, than the antioxidants and vitamin C in the tomato will work on your skin to lessen such spots and give back a glow to your face.
Add a spoonful of mayonnaise or butter to an egg yolk and whip it smooth. Gently massage it on your face in a circular motion for about two minutes. Using a cotton ball dipped in cold water wipe it off from the face. This will work wonders for dry and lifeless skin.
Mix a tbsp of cold milk and 2 tbsp of ready-made aloe vera gel until it is smooth. Transfer the cream to a container and refrigerate it. When you want a quick glow, wash your face and apply this cold cream on your face and leave it on for five minutes. Using a cotton ball soaked in cold water wipe it off and see your skin glow.
This remedy is perfect if you are looking for instant pampering. Mix multani mitti, rose water and plain water. It should not be too watery or too creamy. Take an ice-cube tray and pour this solution in the tray and freeze it.
Whenever you feel your face is looking dull take a cube and rub it on your face. A thin multani layer will form on the face. Wash it off after 5 minutes using cool water. This will make your skin look smooth and glowing.
To give your skin a youthful glow honey is the best ingredient. Mix a few drops of olive oil and a spoonful of organic honey. Apply the mixture all over your face in an upward circular motion for about five minutes. Wipe it off using a damp cotton ball.
Apply cold milk cream on your face and leave it on for about five minutes. Before rinsing your face with cold water, massage your face using your fingertips. This is very effective for those with extremely dry skin as milk cream is full of vitamins and nutrients.
Mix rose water with papaya pulp and apply it on face and neck. Using cool water wash it off after 5 minutes. Fresh and ripe papaya is a great skin cleaner which can be used on all skin types.
It has Vitamin A, C and is rich in enzymes to nourish and rejuvenate your skin. It will not only give your skin a healthy glow but will also make it look fairer.
The simplest way to get that glow back is by using a steam or hot towel on your face. You can add any essential oil to the water for the maximum benefit. After five minute wash your face using cold water.
The hot steam will open your pores to remove all dust and dirt and the cold water will close all the pores. This is especially beneficial for those with oily skin.