The Most Common Natural Ingredients For Glowing Skin | Glamrs Skin Care Secrets
In the quest of finding products
that will give us that everlasting glow,
we have completely forgotten about the natural ingredients
our grandmothers used
to keep their skin plump and youthful.
So, in memory of that
we’ve come up with some amazing DIYs
using natural and complementary ingredients
for all skin types and concerns.
Milk comes with a variety of benefits
that are not only dietary
but also great for our skin.
Why resort to beauty products
when we can use this super popular,
calcium enriched ingredient topically?
The lactic acid present in milk
gently exfoliates the skin
by swapping out the old dead skin cells for new.
Infusing our skin with milk
will naturally keep our skin soft
and if you use it as a cleanser,
it will help remove all the dirt and impurities
revealing glowing skin.
Enriched with Vitamin A,
milk has the potential to eliminate free radicals
responsible for premature ageing and pigmentation.
It also rejuvenates the skin by improving it’s texture
and moisture levels.
The health and beauty benefits and properties of aloe vera
are well known to all as it has been a staple ingredient
in so many skin products and regimes.
For all those who have oily skin,
aloe vera has been a go-to moisturiser
as it hydrates the skin while keeping it non-greasy.
It’s acne busting properties
also calm down irritated and acne-prone skin.
It’s also typically used on skin inflamed due to UV exposure.
Its antimicrobial properties
also work towards reducing the appearance of stretch marks
over a period of time.
Despite many new ingredients in the market,
aloe vera has stuck around for a reason
and we should continue reaping its benefits.
With pollution having such a negative impact on our skin
on a daily basis,
we’re constantly looking for ways to revive our skin.
Drinking at least 2-3 litres of water on a daily basis
is the key to keep your skin super healthy.
The more hydrated you stay,
the lesser the chances of your skin wrinkling.
Increasing your water intake will help flush out
all the toxins from the body
which leads to reduced puffiness and even complexion.
Another simple solution to great skin
lies in your freezer, Ice.
Skin icing is another technique that enhances
penetration of the products applied onto the face.
Just take an ice-cube and gently go all around
the parts of your face in circular motions.
A dose of chill can help reduce the appearance of pores,
banish under eye bags and sun tan as well.
Follow up with a moisturiser
and sunscreen for best results.
The Greeks have been boosting their skin
with the goodness of yogurt for years now.
So taking some inspiration from them,
eating yogurt regularly
or mixing it with a few complementary ingredients
and applying it on our face works wonders for our skin too.
This all round multi-tasker will help moisturise your skin,
fight acne, reduce sun tan and pigmentation.
It also diminishes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, etc.
Ingredients like oats, cocoa powder, honey,
bentonite clay, fruits, etc.
work in tandem with the properties of yogurt
to make your skin healthier.
Oily skin is something that most women in our country
deal with on a daily basis.
One common ingredient
that you can keep handy is rosewater.
It can be used as a facial mist to rehydrate the face
during the course of the day
or even add it to one of your DIYs
to help fight acne and control sebum production.
The antioxidant, antimicrobial
and anti-inflammatory properties of this concoction
helps balance out the pH levels of your skin
and eases redness.
If you’re suffering from any razor burns
on any part of your body,
you can apply some rose water mixed with aloe vera gel
on the affected area.
All these ingredients are very popular,
available in our kitchen closet at all times
and have been age-old techniques to achieve radiant skin.
You too may follow these tips
and let us know if you found them as effective as we do!
Until next time, stay tuned and stay Glamrs!