The weather for ice cream, slushies, mangoes and iced drinks is here. As much as we love this scorching season of tasty kulfis, we can’t deny that we hate the heat and the sweat it brings with itself. The heat damages your skin, increases acne and enhances wrinkles and fine lines. One of the most important things to do in summer is to upgrade your skincare routine. Even after using a plethora of products, it is important to pamper and nourish your skin regularly. Natural home remedies are effective and budget-friendly. They are not harsh to your skin and can be personalised according to your skin type and needs. With ingredients commonly found in the kitchen, you can prepare a face pack for glowing skin homemade. What are you waiting for? Dive into the below-mentioned tips and home remedies for glowing skin and provide your skin with the utmost care and love it deserves!
Honey Face Mask
Honey is considered one of the best products to treat many facial and hair problems. It deeply moisturises and hydrates the skin, diminishes signs of premature ageing and is an effective pore cleanser and gentle exfoliator. A honey face mask can do wonders for your skin. Honey face pack for glowing skin homemade can be prepared with two simple ingredients – honey and lemon. Mix honey with a few drops of lemon juice and apply it all over your face. Keep it for 15 minutes and rinse it. This remedy will act as an excellent hydrating and exfoliating mask.
A saviour from the heat rays of the sun, coffee protects from harmful UV rays. Coffee has great exfoliating properties and anti-ageing benefits. It soothingly treats acne and enhances blood circulation. Coffee scrub can sway away all facial problems and remove tan from face leaving you with plump skin. Ingredients required to prepare coffee scrub are coffee, coconut oil and sugar. Combine coffee, coconut oil and a few sprinkles of sugar and prepare a ‘not so dry’ and ‘not so wet’ scrub. Rub it over your face and later rinse it. This scrub will make your face smooth and refreshing.
Green Tea Toner
Green tea has the properties to reduce skin inflammation, clear clogged pores, fight premature ageing and treat acne. It is best suited for oily skin as it controls oil. Green tea toner is beneficial for your skin. You can prepare this toner in a few simple steps. Brew a cup of green tea and let it cool. Transfer the solution to a spraying bottle and spray it all over your face. Let it soak into your skin. This green tea toner will soothe and brighten up your skin.
Yoghurt Face Mask
Yoghurt has many beneficial properties including protection from UV rays, brightening of the skin, locking in moisture, increasing elasticity and fighting acne. Yoghurt provides a cooling sensation to the skin, relaxing the muscles. Prepare a mixture of yoghurt and a tablespoon of honey and leave it on your face for 15 minutes, later rinse it off with cold water. This hydrating mask with provide all the necessary nutrients to your skin and is best suited for people with dry skin.
Aloe Vera Gel
Everyone is familiar with the countless advantages of Aloe Vera. Aloe Vera gel helps to soothe sunburn and reduces acne. It lightens the blemishes on the face and moisturises the skin. It also has anti-ageing properties. This is the simplest and the most effective home remedy of all. All you need to do is extract aloe vera gel from the aloe vera plant and store it in a container. Apply it as a moisturiser on your face regularly and you will see the results in a few weeks.