Beauty holds great importance in everybody’s life. People, men and women alike, go to great lengths to take care of their skin, hair and looks to look presentable at all times. To cash-in our love for beautiful skin, many cosmetic companies have come up with a wide range of products ranging from face washes, face packs and masks to cater to our varied skin needs. These products are usually chemical concoctions and may produce different effects on different skin types. The best way to keep your skin protected from such chemical reactions is to use skin care products made at home with a homemade facial.
Homemade masks and face packs are the best way to care for your skin as these are usually made out of vegetable and plant extracts or peels or of mild ingredients such as milk, honey or curd, which not only nourish and rejuvenate your skin but also protect it from unwanted chemical reactions. Moreover, by switching over to homemade remedies for skin care you not only avoid harmful chemicals such as ammonia, but also save a significant amount of money.
Studies have shown that most commercial skin care products available in the market today, use, to a certain extent, chemicals that are harmful to the skin and can cause severe allergies and reactions, and in some cases even dermatitis. If this information appalls you, it is time you say goodbye to all those expensive skin care products that come tinned up in fancy containers and say hello to the natural way of beauty.
Discover the goodness of fruits and vegetables and ingredients that are easily available in your kitchen. You will be surprised to know that even the most innocuous looking vegetable in your refrigerator is a warrior when it comes to fighting skin problems.
Did you know that lemon, egg whites and almonds work wonders on oily skin? In case, you are someone with dry skin, you should check out what banana, cucumber, mint, milk and honey can do for your skin. And if you are looking for a remedy for dull, lifeless skin, tomatoes, potatoes, lemons etc can revive your skin magically!
Neem face pack for oily skin: Dry a few neem leaves in the sunlight and powder them. Mix this powder with rose water and apply it on your skin. Wash off after 5 to 10 minutes.
Lemon scrub for tanned skin: Rub a piece of lemon on your skin daily. Lemon is a natural bleaching agent and is effective in reducing tanning, blemishes and dark patches.
Aloe Vera and Glycerin for dry skin: Mix aloe vera and glycerin and apply on your face. Wash off after some time and see how your skin turns soft and supple.
So go check out your refrigerator drawer today to pick out ingredients and whip up a face pack or mask to pamper your skin naturally!