Flawless skin is every woman’s dream. Most women spend tones of money to achieve this but what they don’t know is that achieving flawless skin is just within their reach. Flawless skin is not only achieved with store-bought products. They are good but sometimes they don’t give the best result. Problem like bleaching instead of lightening is a common issue with store-bought products. A better alternative is homemade ingredients right inside your home. Some of the pros are:
- They are readily available
- They are inexpensive
- They give fast results
- They are very mild on the skin and hardly gives negative effects.
- They help produce feelings of relaxation and serenity, similar to that of spa treatment but in the comfort of your own home
They are a healthier option if you ask me. From homemade skincare masks to anti-ageing skincare including scrubs, soaks and more, your face, body and even feet.
Here are homemade ingredients to try at home to get your skin all flawless.
This homemade ingredient is a natural toner and skin lightener. Cucumber water is used as a soothing astringent lotion to cleanse the skin and is a wonderful sunburn soother. You can grate the cucumber and massage it on your skin to fade freckles, smooth wrinkles, bleach the skin and soften your hands. Cucumber sliced, cut and refrigerated, are very good eye soothers and can be placed on the eyes after a long day. Grated cucumber and lemon juice mixed with two teaspoons of fuller’s earth can make a wonderful skin soother and flawless.
We cannot overemphasize the benefits of honey for a flawless skin. Honey is a panacea for any skin type. Not only does it lock in moisture, but it also does so while regulating the skin’s natural hydration capacity and without clogging pores. This sweet stuff is naturally antibacterial and antifungal, and its ability to repair skin makes it a go-to beauty ingredient for a flawless skin.
3. Baking Powder:
It basically absorbs anything it comes in contact with—which is why it does such a great job in making the fridge smell fresh. That applies to beauty uses as well. It helps to gently exfoliate, ease skin irritation, and absorb oil and dirt from your pores. Add baking powder to your bath to soothe sunburns, itchy rashes, and inflammation. This inexpensive easily found ingredient also helps remove product and dirt accumulation on your skin and hair.
Its bleaching effect and sweet smell are highly underestimated for a flawless skin. Lemons have a natural bleaching effect on the skin. A teaspoon of sugar and a lemon halves rubbed on dark knuckles can lighten the area with a noticeable difference after a few rubs. Also lemon is a wonderful natural hair conditioner. In a glass of strained tea water, add the juice of 1 lemon and use it as an after shampoo. Rinse to add bounce and shine to dull looking hair.
This homemade ingredient is an everyday food item. The use of eggs on the skin and hair is very wide. If you have fine lines setting around your eyes, nourish them away with the white of an egg. You can do this by applying egg white around the area. Leave this till its completely dry and wash off with ice water. Do this every two days, you will find the fine lines reducing within the first month. Egg naturally tightens the skin. Mixed with milk and applied to the face and scrubbed off, it leaves the skin flawless and toned. This recipe also helps reduce blemishes. Eggs are a wonderful hair conditioner too. Whip 2 eggs with a tsp each of amla, shikakai and reetha powder and apply it to your scalp like a hair pack. Shampoo after half an hour. Henna mixed with egg also conditions your hair and adds volume, bounce and shine.
6. Raw potato
This is a very good ingredient on the skin is an excellent remedy to remove blemishes. Raw cold potato slices not only soothe the eyes but also help reduce dark circles. Because potato has a high content of starch, it is an excellent skin tightener and the juice of raw potato rubbed and left on to dry skin acts as a toner that makes the skin flawless.. You can grate raw potato; mix with lemon juice, oatmeal, fuller earth and milk to make an excellent cleansing mask.
A common salad dressing. It is made from simple everyday ingredients like egg, oil and lemon juice to form a powerful nourishing pack for dry dull skin. Smear mayonnaise over your face for 10 minutes and wash off to see smooth soft skin. It makes a fabulous hair nourisher for dry and frizzy hair. Massage a sufficient amount all over your scalp and hair and leave on like a hair nourishing pack for 20 minutes. If your hair is frizzy and dry, try this to reveal hair as soft as silk and with a gleam like a sunbeam
8. Aloe Vera
It contains a plethora of amino acids, minerals, and vitamins that benefit your skin and hair. Aloe’s cooling effects make it a tried-and-true remedy for sunburns, but it’s also great for moisturizing skin, soothing itchy scalps, calming inflamed acne, and lightening skin discolouration.
9. Apple Cedar Vinegar
ACV is an all-purpose beauty ingredient, full of natural hydroxy acids that gently exfoliate your skin. Applying organic ACV also delivers beneficial enzymes, proteins, and good bacteria to the skin. A natural antiseptic, It also helps to balance pH levels, making it an effective natural remedy for acne, dandruff, and other skin and hair issues.
Now that you have known these homemade ingredients, Try them out and see how your skin become flawless over time.