HI guys! Today I want to share with you quick tips to get clear skin using home products. None of us are born with perfect skin, but with a little loving care you can improve its texture. It’s important to take care of your skin not only to look good but to give you extra confidence in your everyday life. It is important to also remember that factors such as stress, lack of sleep, and poor nutrition take a toll on the quality and texture of your skin. Some every day products can be seen on my previous blog Favorite Skin Care Products Enjoy!
The citric acid present in the lemon helps keep the skin clear by removing dead cells, its vitamin C also helps reduce dark spots! The lemon is known for healing acne and removing blackheads by cutting a lemon in half and adding a few drops of honey to it, then applying it to the affected area. After 10 minutes you can rinse off with cold water.
This plant has many benefits for the skin. It contains vitamins, minerals, amino acids and antioxidants that work wonders! Helping to soothe skin, and help heal scars. It’s a great moisturizer and stimulates new skin cell growth. Aloe Vera can be used very easily and its very economical. Check out other ways aloe Vera is great for your skin here!
Ways to apply to skin:
- Extract the gel from an ale Vera leaf
- Apply the gel on your face using a cotton ball
- Allow it to dry on its own. Usually about an hour and a half, then rinse with warm water
- Follow this daily or several times per week.
Cucumbers contain hydrating properties that are very good for the skin. They can improve the appearance of your skin by repairing damaged cells, removing dead skin, and adding a fresh glow. This is also a simple mask you can do at home, following these simple steps:
- Cut the cucumber into thick slices, and rub them thoroughly all over your face
- Leave on overnight
- Rinse with warm water in the morning. Doing this daily before going to bed. (:
Honey is also a great moisturizer and has properties that will ward off infection. Great for preventing/ treating acne. Honey contains superior antibacterial, probiotic, and healing properties and is super nourishing and hydrating. Keep in mind Raw honey should be used for any type of skin mask that you use. An easy mask to use is to apply raw honey directly on your skin. Let it dry naturally and then rinse of with lukewarm water. For more mask ideas check out this link!
Finally, I want to talk about how much drinking water can benefit your skin appearance. Your body is roughly 60% water. That it is why it is so important to keep yourself hydrated. If you have a hard time finding the time to drink water check out my latest blog with some tips on when and why to consume water !
I loved these mask because they are totally easy to make and use and also very unexpansive to get! It is always important to take time to take care of your skin. Maybe 10 years from now you will be very happy that you started taking care of your skin as soon as you noticed a flaw.