Today’s post is about seven very easy and completely natural ways in which you can make your skin look more radiant and bright. As we know, bright and radiant skin is a sign of vitality and health. In this day and age, there are many causes of dull skin. Environmental pollution, dryness, oiliness, sun damage, stress, etc. At some point or the other in our lives, it is likely for us to be plagued with dull skin that just won’t look bright and radiant, no matter how many skincare products we use or how much makeup (or highlighter) we use. Here are some natural remedies that can help you achieve brighter, healthier looking skin.
A lot of girls totally stop using chemical-loaded products and start swearing by natural remedies around their wedding and we all know how much they glow on the D-day. Using natural kitchen ingredients can not only work wonders for your skin and lend it radiance and youthfulness, but it is also a superbly cost-effective way to get your beauty routine in order. If your skin has started to look dull or lifeless, then you must try one of these remedies and you’re sure to see a remarkable difference.
1. Whole (full cream) milk:
Whole milk or full fat milk is a miracle ingredient that makes your skin glow. Milk contains lactic acid, which is a natural exfoliator that lifts dead skin and removes impurities. The cream content in the milk leaves your skin feel soft, plump and moisturized.
2. Aloe vera gel:
Aloe Vera is known to be a healing potion for the skin. In addition to healing cuts, wounds, burns and scars, aloe vera gel is also great for treating skin with hyperpigmentation. Dark spots and dullness that are caused by hyperpigmentation can be treated with aloe vera gel.
Among its many other health benefits, papaya is known for its numerous skin benefits. It is known to regenerate skin cells, rejuvenate the skin and leave it looking considerably brighter. Topical application of papaya in face masks is a great option.
4. Lemon and Honey:
Lemon has natural astringent properties that work on dark spots and dullness and improve the brightness of your skin. Honey has moisturizing and soothing properties. Together, these two ingredients work superbly to enhance the texture and radiance of your skin.
5. Lemon and Yogurt:
A combination of lemon juice and yogurt applied as a face mask can work as a miracle for your skin. Yogurt contains lactic acid, which is great for dull and dehydrated skin. Lemon juice has natural bleaching properties.
6. Lemon and lukewarm water:
A combination of lemon juice and lukewarm water makes for an excellent toner for your skin. This doesn’t even need to be rinsed off and can used during the day underneath or makeup or at night underneath your night cream. This will work to reduce pigmentation, dark spots, blemishes, etc.
The topical application of tomato is known to work as well as any over-the-counter skin brightening cream (if not much more effectively!). Tomato helps balance the pH level of your skin. It also has the properties of a natural astringent, which helps improve the texture and brightness of your skin.
8. Saffron Yogurt Face Pack: Soak kesar overnight in curd/yogurt. Take 2 spoons of curd and ten kesar leaves/strands. Keep in the fridge and mix it all up the next morning. Also, add one tsp of besan or chickpea flour in the morning and apply on the. Keep for 20 minutes and rinse off.
9. Almond and Milk Face Pack: This face pack clears tan and removes dullness of skin. Take three almonds, two to three strands of saffron, raw milk, and 1 tsp of besan. Mix everything well and apply on the face and neck area. Wash off after 20 minutes.
10. Deep Moisturizing Face Scrub with Red Lentil and Coffee: This brightening mask is for all skin types. Take plain yogurt and red Lentil paste in 2:1 ratio and mix them smoothly. Next add 1tbs of raw honey to it and combine them nicely. Now add 1 small spoon of coffee with the mixture and mix them properly. Apply this scrub on all over your face and neck. Massage it gently for 5-10min and leave it as a mask for 5min then rinse it off normally. Or you can rinse it after exfoliate your skin
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