Layla Mandi

Natural tips for glowing skin

Press Release   •   Feb 18, 2011 18:38 GMT

Skin is a major organ of evacuation. So taking care of the skin helps you to have a velvety soft skin. The old saying goes like this “Prevention is better than cure”. It is wise to take care of your skin rather than treating it once a problem occurs. All you have to do is to lead a healthy life style which will emphatically reflect on your skin. Keep your skin clean. A clean skin is a healthy skin. The most common problem among teens is acne. Here we have given some tips to Take Care of your Skin the Natural Way.

  • Eat a healthy diet which should include lots of fruits, vegetables in the form of salads and fresh juices. Try to avoid sugar intake, instead use Honey for juices.

  • Avoid eating both junk and fried Items which are not only bad for your skin but also for  your health. Instead of maida and white bread take brown bread, whole grains and oat bran. Use brown rice instead of white.

  • Drink 2-3 glasses of warm water in the early morning, which will prevent constipation and therefore will have an effect on your skin or you can  take a glass of warm lemon juice with a tsp of honey.

  • Wash your face often to remove the dirt accumulated on your skin due to pollution. Also wash it after you wake up and before going to sleep. Don’t use the soap frequently, instead you can use flour of green gram or besan mixed with a little water to cleanse your face.

  • While going out in the sun, use an umbrella or wear sunglasses. It protects your skin from the harmful effects of the sun.

  • Have bath twice a day to keep your skin clean. It also helps to keep yourself cool.
  • Powder of orange peels mixed with rose water can be used to exfoliate your skin.
  • Steam your face once in a week to remove dirt from your face. Add few drops of either the eucalyptus oil or neem leaves to the water. After steaming, splash cold water on your face and pat dry. This is an effective remedy for blackheads also.

  • Steaming with juice of one lemon added to the water is also effective for blackheads and whiteheads. Make a paste of egg white and honey and apply it on the face and wash it off with warm water after 15 minutes. This cures blackheads.

  • Mixture of rose water, sandalwood paste and fuller’s earth can be used as a face pack for oily skin. Rose water cleanses and tones the skin. Sandalwood paste has cooling properties and fuller’s earth will remove the dirt and excess oil from the skin.

  • Mashed papaya applied on the face clears marks on your skin and the skin will look bright.
  • Avoid taking tea or coffee, instead replace it with green tea or buttermilk. Keep your hair clean from dandruff. If you have dandruff then you will get pimples.

  • Carrots, oranges, beetroots does wonders to your skin.
  • Cucumbers work as astringents and cools the skin. It also lightens the skin tone. You can add a little cucumber juice to your face pack. It is  also an anti tan pack. It lightens freckles, smooths wrinkles and is a natural bleach.

We can assure that, if you follow at least some of these tips, you will surely get a soft and velvety skin. Each skin type is different, so you can find out what suits your skin best and follow it. All the best and have a wonderful skin. Refer One Pure Beauty for more details .