If you’ve been searching ‘glowing skin tips’ the secret lies right in your kitchen! You can wake up to great skin every morning with some easily available ingredients. Use any one (or all) of these 10 magic ingredients and get glowing skin with home remedies that are easy to make.
In this post you will learn:
- How to use tea tree oil for acne?
- A list of cocoa butter uses for glowing skin
- How to get glowing skin using milk?
- How to make overnight face masks with aloe vera?
- How to make DIY charcoal hair masks?
- Why is lemon good for glowing skin?
Glowing Skin Tip #1: Tea Tree Oil
The tea tree plant is used in a variety of hair and skin conditions. Its antibacterial and anti-allergic properties make it effective against acne, boils, and other skin infections. As an antiseptic it also help fight fight mouth, throat, and ear infections.
Drops of tea tree essential oil is commonly combined with lemon, lavender, aloe vera, witch hazel, and carrier oils like coconut, olive, and almond, to prepare a variety of beauty remedies for the skin and scalp, to make tea tree oil face masks, spot treatments for acne, and more.
Tea tree oil is a powerful anti-acne remedy. Read our post on how to use TEA TREE OIL FOR ACNE.
Glowing Skin Tip #2: Cocoa Butter
What makes cocoa butter an effective remedy against dry skin, especially during the winter, are its natural saturated fats and antioxidants that help in softening and healing the skin.
You can use cocoa butter by itself and mix it with shea butter, brown sugar, coconut oil, almond oil, jojoba oil and lavender essential oil to create face and body creams, body butter, lip balms, scrubs and more.
If you have dry skin or hair, make cocoa butter your go-to remedy. Read our post on COCOA BUTTER USES FOR SKIN & HAIR.
Glowing Skin Tip #3: Activated Charcoal
The key to clean and clear skin is to rid it off impurities. Activated charcoal has been treated to increase its adsorbing qualities, to attract dirt, toxins, and oil, from deep within the skin. Activated charcoal is combined with other skin-clearing ingredients like tea tree oil, lemon juice and more, to treat acne, control oil, whiten teeth, boost hair growth, and treat scalp conditions.
Is your skin oily? Try some of these DIY CHARCOAL MASKS in our post on charcoal remedies.
Glowing Skin Tip #4: Lavender Oil
It’s hard to get over that divine smell, but when you do, you start to appreciate the healing properties of lavender oil for skin problems. Similar to tea tree oil, lavender essential oil’s anti-inflammatory properties make it an strong remedy for dandruff, itchy scalp, acne, and skin conditions.
Lavender essential oil is often mixed with aloe vera gel, jojoba oil, tea tree oil, oatmeal, and other natural ingredients to make hair masks and scalp remedies.
Is thinning hair your particular problem? Read our post to learn how to use LAVENDER OIL FOR HAIR GROWTH & MORE.
Glowing Skin Tip #5: Aloe Vera Gel
Whatever be the problem – pimples, rashes, sunburn, or dry skin – aloe vera is the single solution for most skin problems. Split open a fresh leaf with a knife, to collect the inner gel-like pulp. Add a few drops of lemon juice and apply it all over your face. Some might experience a mild tingling sensations especially over pimples. Keep the pack on overnight, and wash it off in the morning.
Oily skin needs an extra dose of care. Read our post on OILY SKIN CARE ROUTINE to learn more.
Glowing Skin Tip #6: Rose Water
Rose water or gulab jal makes for good skin toner. All you have to do is dab your face with a rose-water soaked cotton ball after using a face wash. If you have oily skin, you can add rose water to two tablespoons of fuller’s earth (multani mitti) to make an oil-clearing face pack. You can even use a rose water spritzer to cleanse and refresh your face all through the day.
Read our post and find out more about the BENEFITS OF ROSE WATER that will change your life.
Glowing Skin Tip #7: Milk & Cream
Besides being a whitening agent for the skin, milk is an effective moisturizer for dry skin types. All you have to do is soak a cotton ball in milk and dab it all over your face and neck. Those with excessively dry skin can use the collected cream on the top for deeper moisturization. Leave on overnight, and it off with warm water in the morning. Oily skin types, though, will find milk too greasy and should refrain from using it. It could clog the pores and cause breakouts.
You can do a complete FACE CLEANUP AT HOME using natural ingredients! Read our post to learn how!
Glowing Skin Tip #8: Natural Honey
Honey is another great moisturiser for all skin types. However, since honey doesn’t dry, it can’t be left overnight. Apply a generous amount of honey onto your face and wait for a little over half an hour and wash it off before you take off to sleep. The cleansing qualities of honey can work wonders and help you get that glowing skin.
Vitamin E is the key ingredient many glowing skin diets. Read our post on the BENEFITS OF VITAMIN E FOR SKIN AND HAIR.
Glowing Skin Tip #9. Lemon Juice
When life gives you lemons, make a magical overnight pack with it! Lemon juice is versatile which means you can pair it with milk, aloe vera gel, honey or rose water to make an overnight pack that suits your skin.
Looking for the best glowing skin face mask? Read our guide to choosing the BEST FACE MASK FOR YOUR SKIN TYPE.
Glowing Skin Tip #10: Coconut Oil
Natural coconut oil is a great moisturiser for the skin, especially during dry winter months. Add a few drops of tea tree, lavender, lemongrass, german chamomile, or patchouli essential oils to virgin coconut oil and apply overnight. Oily skin types can mix add lime, lemon, orange, or cypress essential oils with virgin coconut oil to make a remedy for oil-control.
Whether you avail salon services at home or not, these tips will surely help you get a beautiful, glowing skin.