Skin is the largest and one of the most intriguing organs of the body, accounting for 16 per cent of body weight. The Skin is composed of cells, sweat pores, and sebaceous glands. Natural homemade recipes for your skin are simple to make and cost-effective. Virgin coconut oil/butter makes for a good moisturizer by providing a protective layer that locks in natural moisture. Coconut oil solidifies at temperatures below 78 degrees Fahrenheit. Almond oil soothes and lubricates the skin. Apricot oil protects and softens the skin. Banana peel contains a substance that is highly effective at destroying warts. Tea’s tannic acid absorbs oils that lead to blemishes. Saturate a tea bag in warm water and press on the affected area for about 5 minutes. Add 1 quart whole milk and 3 tablespoons of lemon juice to a very warm bath. Baking soda acts as a deodorizer and soothes the skin. Avoid excessive amounts of caffeine or alcohol.
Drinking plenty of water, eating raw fruits and vegetables, and getting plenty of rest are one of the best ways to achieving healthy and radiant skin. Add pulp-free aloe vera juice to water in a spray bottle and spritz arms, legs, back and face. Mix 1 part vodka with 9 parts strong chamomile or mint tea. A paste made from one teaspoon each of sandalwood powder and turmeric mixed with milk, is very good. A paste of nutmeg and water is also beneficial. Half a cup of Aloe Vera pulp can be taken internally or applied externally to the skin. Dosage: Twice a day. Before going to bed, was the face thoroughly and then apply a paste of 1 Tsp. coriander juice mixed with a pinch of turmeric powder. Grind five almonds and mix with 1 teaspoon of fresh cream and a few drops of lemon juice. Apply this paste to the face and neck. Leave on for about fifteen minutes. Water Apply to the face or discolored skin.
Oily skin avoid skincare products that leave your skin feeling taut and dehydrated. Make a paste from basil (tulsi) leaves and water to use on the affected skin. A paste of fresh fenugreek leaves, applied and washed off with warm water before going to bed prevents pimples. Warm 3 cups whole milk. In another bowl, mix 1/2 cup coarse salt and 1/3 cup olive oil. Soak feet in milk for 10 minutes, then rinse. Scrub feet with salt-oil mixture. Rinse and apply a moisturizer and thick socks to seal in the softness. For normal skin Always use a mild, oil-based moisturizer under makeup to help retain surface moisture. Avoid direct heat on the face-including that from blow dryers. Dry skin needs plenty of thorough but gentle cleansing, regular stimulation with massage and generous quantities of oil and moisture. It also needs extra careful protection.
Home Remedies Skin Care Tips
1. At night, to keep your skin’s normal moisture- balance apply a thin film of home-made moisturizer.
2. Avoid direct heat on the face-including that from blow dryers.
3. Always use a mild, oil-based moisturizer under makeup to help retain surface moisture.
4. Use hot water when washing the face.
5. Make a puree of fresh tomatoes, apply to the skin.
6. Mix one tablespoon youghurt with fuller’s earth and apply.
7. Avoid heavy cleansing creams.
8. Avoid the use of harsh soaps or cleansers.
9. Use a pure soap with no artificial additives.
10. Take plenty of leafy green vegetables and fresh fruits.