Beautiful glowing skin is often seen as a sign of good health and youthfulness. A person skin is often one of the major factors in determining a person’s beauty. It is everyone’s desire to have radiant skin that causes heads to turn.
The skin is an organ like any other organ in the body which should be given necessary care to be at its best. Applying some easy tips and making use of home remedies can enable you to achieve a glowing skin in a natural way and save you from spending thousands on chemical laden cosmetics which end up causing damage to the skin.
Here are some basic tips which if followed consistently will help any skin to glow beautifully:
1. DRINK A LOT OF WATER :
The benefits of water cannot be overemphasized. Water is needed to give adequate moisture to the skin and help it remain healthy. Inadequate water intake could cause the skin to become dry. It is recommended that you have at least 6 to 8 glasses of clean water daily.
2. PROPER DIET:
To have good skin it is essential to eat a balanced diet daily which is filled with fresh fruits and vegetables. As much as possible try to have enough proteins and stay away from sugar laden, junk and over processed foods.
Exercise is good for the health and functioning of the entire body. When you exercise you sweat and this makes the body excrete toxins through the skin thereby leaving it healthy and glowing. Try to exercise at least 3 times a week.
Vitamins are essential for healthy skin and can be gotten from fruits and vegetables. But we are hardly able to get the adequate amount of vitamins needed for the body from the food we consume. Therefore it is advisable to supplement with a good multivitamin daily. A multivitamin containing vitamins such as A, C and E will do as these are very vital to skin health.
Sleep revitalizes the skin. You could sometimes tell a sleep deprived person from their skin especially that around the eyes as it cause dark under eye circles and eye bags. Sleep helps the body fight pathogens and free radicals. You should have at least 8 hours of sleep daily.
NATURAL HOME REMEDIES
Natural remedies are easy to prepare and can be prepared using simple ingredients from your kitchen. The beauty of natural remedies is that most of them are mild on the skin and don’t have side effects.
Take advantage of these simple but effective remedies to bring out a noticeable glow from your skin:
1. CUCUMBER AND MILK CLEANSER :
You can have your own homemade cleanser in a few minutes using cucumber and milk. When applied to the skin cucumber softens and smoothens it also helps to tighten the skin while milk moisturizes it. Make a mixture of cucumber and milk and apply to face using a cotton ball and leave for 15 mins then rinse off for a glowing skin.
2. AVOCADO AND HONEY MASK :
Mash 1 avocado and mix it with 2 tablespoons of honey, apply to skin and leave on for to dry. Avocados contain vitamin E which softens and gives skin a glow while honey absorbs and retains moisture into the skin. Wash off after 30 mins for glowing, supple and moisturized skin instantly.
3. YOGHOURT :
Yoghourt is rich in proteins, lactic acid and enzymes which sooth and cleanse the skin making it soft and smooth. When combined with honey and few drops of lemon it makes a moisturizing and ex-foliating mask. Massage this mixture into face on leave on for 5 mins then wash off. It makes skin smooth and glowing.
4. COCONUT MILK :
Mix 2 tablespoons of freshly prepared coconut milk with 1 teaspoon of sandalwood powder. Apply the mixture over face and allow for 15 mins to dry then wash off with warm water.
5. BANANA :
For an instant glow mix 1 tablespoon of well mashed ripe banana with 1/2 teaspoon of honey. Wash off after 15 mins with lukewarm water. For best results do this once in two days.