It is said that ‘Beauty is only skin deep’ and with all the world’s access to the latest skin care, anti-ageing and acne products, we fail to realize that there are natural face remedies that do just as well and are good for the skin.
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Natural skin care ingredients range from eggs, avocado, sugar, olive oil, cucumber, green tea, cinnamon and the famous honey and as our bodies thank us, these items have age old benefits to improve the skin.
Eggs are great protein sources; they contain vitamins A, potassium, folic acid, choline and biotin. It is also known to improve the skin texture and tone. An application to the face as a mask prevents dirt accumulating and acne breakouts – as well it brings about a unique glow.
Avocado fights wrinkles, has anti-ageing properties, repairs sun damage, is rich in vitamin A and glutamine which removes dead skin cells and protects the skin from the environment. It also has properties to protect from sunburn, softens skin and promotes shiny hair.
Sugar is a natural exfoliate. It works best to soften wrinkles and prevents the appearance of ageing. Mixing a tbsp sugar to water and applying it to the face or using it in tomato as a scrub has guaranteed benefits for your skin.
Olive oil has anti-ageing properties; it moisturizes and has an anti-inflammatory agent among other great benefits. Daily application to your skin with collaborations of honey does wonders.
Cucumber is known to remove dark circles around the eye but it is also a good facial mask as it hinders the ageing process, hydrates the skin and soothes sunburn.
Lemon is a natural bleaching agent and it assists in the clearing of acne scars from the face. Applying to the face nightly will not only leave your face dazzling and toned, but decrease the appearance of acne scars.
Green tea Other than it having anti-inflammatory properties, it gives the skin a healthy glow. Mixing with mayonnaise and applying to the face for about thirty minutes will leave your face silky smooth.
Cinnamon is a great exfoliate as is sugar. It contains antimicrobial, antioxidants and antiviral properties. It is used to cure the common cold, and also used to cure the toughest of acne. Naturally. A mixture with honey and warmed for thirty seconds will be the greatest procedure you did for your face. (image credit: wellnesswa.com)
Honey has some serious antiseptic and antibacterial properties among other numerous benefits. This inexpensive natural product fights the ageing process, prevents skin damage and moisturizes. This age old remedy at most anything, deals with skin care and is proven excellent.
The skin is the largest organ of the body and we need to ensure that we care it properly – prevent wrinkles, scars, sages, and more serious skin diseases. It is a very good decision to begin using natural products to aid in the retardation of the ageing process and to remove scars and acne, without any side effects of burn in the pocket. (image credit: showupfitness.com)
By: Alexandra Daley