Skin Care Tips

Tips for skin care

For healthy silky glowing looking skin try these skin care tips below.

Facial skin care home-made treatments

To remove tan form your face (and pigmentation spots to some degree) mix up a mask of egg white and honey. This gentle mask will remove the tan gently.

Repeat a few times.

Instead of a cleanser one could use a mixture made up with cucumber juice and milk (cucumber is a natural cleanser). Mix the curd and cucumber juice and apply it on the face. It will refresh the skin, cleanse and nourish it. Apply the mixture of coconut water and thick pineapple juice to nourish, moisturize your skin and make it look healthy.

For oily skin, apply following mixture: grapes, lemon and egg white. Leave it for 20 minutes and wash off with warm water. While lemon acts as a natural cleanser, grapes will soften your skin and egg whites will tighten it. Don’t be alarmed if your skin will start to tingles a little.

For oily skin a mixture of oatmeal and egg white will improve the condition of your skin. Apply it on the neck and face.

Thin apple slices rubbed onto oily skin will help with controlling that oily shine.

Another yet recipe for oily skin: 1/3-cup of cocoa, three teaspoons of heavy cream, 1/3-cup of ripe papaya, 1/4-cup of honey and three teaspoons of oatmeal powder. Mix it all together. Apply on your face. After 10-15 minutes, wash your face with warm water.

Cut the lemon and rub the wedge all over your face. Leave it for about 20 minutes then rinse off with cold water. This will refresh your face. For subtler version, keep dipping the lemon wedge into yogurt before applying it to the face. Avoid doing this if you have dry skin.

For dry skin, following mixture is recommended: honey, lemon and vegetable oil .This mixture is a good moisturizer for dry skin. Apply this mask for 10 minutes and then rinse it off.

For dry skin, make a paste with egg yolk, olive oil and lemon juice. Apply it on the neck and face, wash it off after 10 minutes.

For all types of skin: mix oats with honey, yogurt and ground almonds. Apply this in your face, leave it for five minutes and wash with warm water. Your skin will take full advantage of this nourishing, rejuvenating mask paste.

Apply the mixture of honey and milk on the face. This will make your skin glow.

Make a paste of red sandal wood and apply it on the face every day for glowing skin

Mix a slice of pumpkin with egg yolk and milk. Let the paste mask work on your face for 30 minutes and after that remove it gently with warm water. An excellent recipe for a glowing skin.

For supple, elastic skin, apply a ripe smashed banana on your face for 20 minutes daily.

To revitalize your skin, feed it needed vitamins (including Vitamin C), make it look radiant apply:

A mixture of tomato juice and honey on the face and neck, wash it after 15 minutes;

Or a mixture of two teaspoons of tomato juice with 4 teaspoons of curd applied on the face and neck;

Or a paste , made of yeast (just a pinch ) and 2 teaspoons of cabbage juice mixed and applied accordingly

Or a mask of 1 table spoon of barley powder with half teaspoon of lime juice and 1 teaspoon of honey, applied on the face and washed after 20 minutes

Or pineapple juice and carrot juice mixed together and applied onto the face (treatment time -15 minutes)

Carrot juice applied daily fades blemishes.

For a fair skin, try this natural bleach: mix orange peels (sun dried and powdered) with milk. Apply this paste for 25 minutes and wash off.

Make a paste with red sandal powder and coconut milk and apply on the face for soft skin.

Apply the mixture of raw turmeric and cream of milk on the face and wash it after 20 minutes. It will make your skin fair.

To remove wrinkles on the face, apply a mixture of sandalwood powder, rosewater and glycerin. Wash with cold water after 20-25 minutes.

Body skin care home-made treatments

Mix half-a-cup of honey into your bath water for soft and smooth skin.

For a soothing body ointment, prepare a paste of mint leaves and almonds. Mix it with warm water and apply all over your body. Leave it to dry then rinse it with warm water.

Buttermilk dabbed onto skin for 15 minutes will soak up oil from your skin without drying it.

For dark underarms and neck apply lemon juice mixed with cucumber juice and a pinch of turmeric daily. Leave the treatment on for 20 minutes at a time.

For removing facial hair apply a sticky paste of egg white blended with sugar and corn flour. When the paste dries, gently peel it off. Repeat this three to four times a week.

Cauliflower juice applied on warts regularly will make them fall.

To Treat Black Spots or Black Heads

Make a paste of saffron and add some honey, apply it on the face to remove black spots.

To get rid of black spots one could apply a paste of turmeric and basil paste

Make a mixture of 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice and glycerin and apply it on the spots

Apply the paste of turmeric and curry leaves on the face and wash it after 15 minutes.

Paste with mehndi and oil applied onto the black spots area is another option

Apply a mixture of mehndi and turmeric. For a piece of turmeric, 2-3 leaves of mehndi are normally used

Grind dried basil leaf, neem and mint (100 gm each) together. Add some turmeric powder and rose water mixing it into the paste. Apply it on the spots.

Grind betel leaf and add a little coconut oil and apply it on the spots

To Treat Blemishes, Pimples

Apply a mixture of turmeric and neem on the area of concern .

A mixture of crushed mint leaves and oats will reduce pimples and blemishes. Leave the mixture for approximately 20 minutes to work and wash it off with warm water.

Mix thick curd, turmeric and two drops of oil. Apply on the face.

Take the juice of a crushed garlic and apply it on the face daily to reduce pimples.

Make a paste with sandal wood and turmeric and apply it on the affected area.