Do you often wish to flaunt a fair and flawless complexion, but you want to avoid using facial creams and chemical-laden concoctions? Now, amid this global pandemic, stay-at-home has bestowed upon you a great opportunity to stay glowing during quarantine and make the utmost use of your time.
Your skin longs for nothing but natural, herbal homemade remedies. Everyone wants glowing skin but with numerous sources talking about it, it just gets overwhelming. Of course, every complexion is flamboyant in it’s own way, be it dusky or fair. These magic spells can help you get rid of troublesome tanning and pique pigmentation.
Milk – A Muse for Your Skin
Milk is our underrated hero when it comes to skin benefits. It does not only act as a potent cleanser but also provides your skin the luminosity it requires. All you need to do is take some milk in small bowl and add 1 teaspoon of honey. Mix it well and apply all over your skin in gentle circular motions. It would be cherry on a cake if you use full fat milk to nourish and rejuvenate your skin to fairness.
Twinkle Twinkle Tomatoes Star
Tomatoes contain lycopene, which blesses you free from the scorching sun and it’s stubborn tanning. You can use any type of tomatoes and blush your cheeks to smile. Tomatoes are considered to be the best natural therapy not only to adorn you with fairness but they also help to reduce acne as well. Your efforts include taking out the pulp of the tomato and mixing it with lemon juice. Apply this mixture on your face and rinse it off after about 20 minutes. Take a napkin and gently wipe your face. Take your finger, place it on your glowing cheeks and say thanks to our little red hero.
Tune in with the Beats of Turmeric
Turmeric can never disappoint you! Be it for fairness or used as an aid, it always has your back. It is a proven formula to brighten up and depigment your skin. This magic spell requires a few ingredients: turmeric powder, gram flour and some milk for the garnish. Mix about 3 teaspoons of gram flour with one teaspoon of turmeric and add milk until you get a thick paste. Gel your face completely with this mixture and rinse it off after 10 minutes. Clean it up with a napkin and say thanks to your truly-turmeric.
Your Main Squeeze – Lemon-Aid
Dark spots and blemishes are unwanted and uninvited guests. But lemon got your back! You need to do nothing, just cut the lemon in two and simply rub it on your face. Rinse it off after 10-15 minutes and that’s it, you are legit done! But hold on, don’t let your happiness fade away by stepping out in sun immediately. Protect your skin and long live lemon!
Cool as a Cucumber
Making a generous use of cucumber for your beauty routine never turns out to be of vain. It is adorned with some of the best soothing properties and above all it contains the same Ph level as your skin. Isn’t that great? Apply its juice on your face and make it your best summer skincare by placing two slices on your eyes for a total spa feel. Cucumber aids in replenishing your skin’s protective and natural acid mantle, promising a glowing boon to your skin. Beauty, courtesy of cucumber.
Potatoes are A-Peeling
One of the most sacrosanct ingredients for glowing, radiant skin is the one vegetable you love your heart out – the versatile potato. The juice that pours out from raw potatoes serves as a rich source of Vitamin C and it is blessed with mild bleaching properties. So, just squeeze out potato juice and apply it on your face gently. You can make use of potato peels in making vegetable oil – going all sustainable. Also, the starch a potato contains is ideal for snatching dark spots from your skin caused by scorching heat or aging. PS: Your Potential Potato!
Is your Google search still flooded with natural, sustainable ways to get fair skin? You probably don’t need them now. Stop wasting your time with at-home skincare hacks that don’t work. It’s time to rifle through your kitchen and concoct your very own skin illuminating potions that will unleash your natural luster.
Khushi Thakkar is a professional Content Writer at WebRatna LLP and freelancer. A caffeinated lifeform drives her. She cooks up stories coalescing fiction and reality. She believes words and pets can do glimmering wonders in one’s life. Dancing, painting, medalist at Vedic Math, she has it all in her veins. Life mantra: “Till death do we art.”