Urban women have being conditioned by marketers to believe that what they rub on their skin is more effective than what they put on their plates. As a result, many women think buying all the “beauty” products that they see in advertisement would help them get smooth and healthy skin. For example, older city women in small cities encourage young ladies that are suffering with acne and skin disease to use skin bleaching cream. The understanding is that, bleaching creams such as tura, top gel, G&G, fair&white, etc fade dark spots and discoloration instantly, as if it is lasts longer!
However, the long term side effects of synthetic bleaching creams include sensitive skin (you get bruises easily), skin cancer (because the dark pigmentation/melanin that protects you from sun is removed hence living you vulnerable) nasty body odor, stretch marks, uneven skin tone, mercury poison damaging your liver and kidney.
Also the main reasons for unhealthy, acne prone skin are faulty diet, lack of oxygen-rich blood flow to the skin and inadequate cleansing.
A healthy diet of essential nutrients and minerals containing liberal quantities of seeds, nuts and grains, vegetables and fruits, supplemented by special protective foods like milk, vegetable oils, yogurt, honey and yeast are necessary for the maintenance of high levels energy, as well as healthy skin. Vitamins A, B and C, along with adequate amounts of protein help in producing beautiful skin, reduce deficiencies in the blood and help keep the body healthy and young.
Herbal Remedies for Skincare
Lime juice for Skin
Add some lime juice in a glass of boiled milk with a teaspoon of glycerin and stir well. This mixture should be applied every night before going to bed for a fresh, healthy and young Looking skin. It also prevents the appearance of acne.
Peach Skin for Skin
Use the inside of the peach gently massages the skin of the face every night before bed. It cleanses the skin and frees the pores allowing the skin to breathe easier. It also has astringent properties that help to strengthen the muscles of the face, so avoid depression.
Anti-wrinkle cure for Skin
A natural anti wrinkle cream can be made through a mixture of egg with a teaspoon of oil. Massage it lightly on the face and neck and let it remain until the skin is dry. Soak a cotton pad in hot water mixed with baking soda, to remove the cream from his face.
Beauty Mask for Skin
Ingredients for Skin Mask
1 tablespoon gram flour
1 / 4 teaspoon orange peel powder
1 tablespoon beaten yogurt
1 teaspoon olive oil
Mix ingredients well and apply the paste to your face and neck. Let stand until the skin starts feeling dry and then rub your face until it shines. Wash your face first with warm water and then cold water. This will remove all the imperfections of the skin to make it look soft and smooth.
Natural cleansing lotion for Skin
Cleanses and purifies the pores of the skin. Mix one teaspoon each of milk and cucumber juice with a teaspoon of lime juice quarter, stir well and apply to face and neck. Wash after fifteen minutes, and the result is a naturally healthy and glowing skin.
Watermelon, mandarin oranges and orange juice treatment for Skin
Citrus fruits contain vitamin C are extremely essential for good looks bright. A simple remedy is to apply freshly squeezed tangerine juice or orange liberally throughout your face and forehead. To treat acne, you can use a paste made from powdered sun dried pips of green oranges at bedtime. Similarly, the juice of watermelon is also useful in removing stains on the skin.
Orange and Carrot tonic for Skincare
Mix two tablespoons of milk and one tablespoon each of chopped carrot and orange juice to a paste of ground blanched almonds and dried and applied throughout the face and neck. Leave about half an hour before washing off. It helps to remove scars and blemishes of the face, prevents acne and makes it soft and smooth.
Tomatoes for Skincare
The tomato paste applied liberally on the face helps to achieve a clear and good looks. The application of a tablespoon of tomato juice and a few drops of lime juice to your face is very effective to reduce enlarged pores. To remove excessive sunburns use two teaspoons of tomato juice and four tablespoons of butter.
Cucumber for Skincare
Apply a grated cucumber over the eyes and face and leave for 20 minutes. It is an excellent tonic for the facial skin. Regular use of cucumber prevents pimples, blackheads, wrinkles, dryness and face. A cucumber lotion of one tablespoon of cucumber juice and milk with a few drops of water is an excellent whitening agent pink skin and leaves the skin glowing.
Apple tonic for Skin treatment
Apple makes an excellent tonic for combating the rigors of oily skin. Mix one tablespoon of apple juice with a quarter teaspoon of lime juice, apply on face and leave on 20 minutes before washing out. It is guaranteed to give you healthy glowing skin free of acne.
Amaranth Juice Skin Cure
The juice of amaranth, applied over the face with a pinch of turmeric powder, bleaches the skin, prevents it from drying and wrinkling, cures pimples and makes a fresh look. If added to milk and lime. You can also use alternatives of amarnath juice.