Pampering your skin is essential. Follow the simple Mantra – “Health is more than Wealth” and make a point to take out sometime to pamper your skin and feel rejuvenated.
Beauty is never defined by fair complexion but by healthy and glowing skin. There are many expensive chemicals containing cosmetics available in the market. But these cost-effective home remedies for skin-whitening can replace them and help in glowing and hydrating your skin.
Check the ingredients
Always check the ingredients before purchasing the face wash. Use Antibacterial face wash before applying anything on the skin.
For oily skin
Wash your face 2-3 times a day. Do not over wash as it stimulates the oil glands to produce excess oil instead of removing it.
Exfoliate your face
Exfoliate your face 2-3 times a week. This helps in removing dead skin. Combination of natural ingredients like sugar and olive oil is the best home exfoliator. Apply the mixture on the skin and rub it in circular motion. Rinse with cold water.
Drink minimum of 8-10 glasses of water everyday as it helps to flush out the unwanted toxins from the body. This effectively removes wrinkles and fine lines and gives a youthful glow.
Sun tan removal
If your skin is exposed to sun for a longer time you should wash and moisturize your face. Apply potato juice which helps in removing tan and helps in whitening the skin. Rinse it after 15-20 minutes.
Use Sunscreen Lotion
Use sunscreen lotion or sunblock that offers protection from UVA and UVB rays. Choose lotions that has higher SPF.
Consumption of milk on a daily basis helps to improve skin tone. Dairy products should be consumed in adequate quantity.
Diet should include soybean, tofu, red and yellow vegetables, leafy vegetables and fruits.
Use of natural cleanser
Use natural cleanser to get rid of dust and dirt from the surface of the skin.
Exercise maintains skin elasticity. It helps to cure skins problems like rosacea or psoriasis. It increases blood circulation which makes the skin look healthy.
Routine for homemade face packs
Due to hectic work schedules, you must make a routine for applying homemade face pack once a week.
Facial skin is delicate and sensitive. Few basic tips for lightening your skin tone are:
- Drink 1 glass of hot milk at night before bed.
- Every morning on empty stomach, drink 1 glass of warm water with 1 tablespoon of honey and 2 tablespoons of lemon juice.
- Boil water and let it cool. Add 5-6 mint leaves in it. Drink this throughout the day.
- Drink 8-10 glasses of water daily.