Skin care is all about clear, glowing and absolutely beautiful skin. Many women, especially the ones which are not lucky enough to have clear and beautiful skin, consider clear skin to be an impossible feat to achieve. But having clear skin is nothing difficult if you have some time at hand every day to tend to your skin and also some control on what you eat. All women go after the false promises of skin care hubs that not only charge a heavy fee on their treatment methods, but also want you to invest a major chunk of your time for the innumerable sittings they demand for that perfect looking skin! The end result?
It’s not always very encouraging. Many women who undertake these treatment options do not reveal it to anyone as they do not want others to know that they have been cheated beyond imagination. Clear skin can be attained at the comforts of your home. When you have the luxury of tending to your skin right at home, why go after creams and clinics who are just not interested in you, but your wallet? Take a look at these treatment options and be enlightened by the various remedies on display!
Home Remedies For Clear Skin
At some point of our lives we have to deal with acne, pimples, dark spots, warts and tans. All these leave their permanent scars on various parts of our body, giving our skin a patchy and dull appearance. Exfoliating your skin is the best way to keep your skin clear of all these spots.
A number of natural products can be used for exfoliation. Lemon comes first in the list, being the easiest to get hold of. Lemon juice can be applied on the skin for about 20 minutes every day and washed off after that. Lemon will remove the top layers of skin and lightens your skin with its bleaching action, leaving it bright and wonderfully clear.
A nourishing scrub will take care of your blemishes and dark spots and also leave your skin well hydrated and clear. For making a scrub, squeeze the juice of one lemon and add one tablespoon honey and two tablespoons of almonds that are ground to a paste. Mix well and rub this mildly abrasive scrub on to your skin. Massage in circular motion to remove the dead skin cells on top and allow it to remain on the skin for imparting its nourishing action. Now you can clean the face with warm water. You skin would have become noticeably fresh, supple and clear with this treatment.
Apple Cider Vinegar
The acidic properties of Apple Cider Vinegar can be used for treating damaged skin and also for removing a number of skin conditions ad blemished that could have made your skin dull and lifeless. Apple cider vinegar protects the skin from free radical damage due to its antioxidant qualities. Dilute with water and rub on your skin to clear dead cells and revitalise your skin. Consume 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar along with water to keep a host of skin diseases and problems at bay and leave it beautifully clear.
Salt is a mild antiseptic, antibacterial and cleanser and can help in keeping your skin clear of all infections. But salt can dry your skin as well. To make salt a bit more forthcoming towards your skin, add olive oil to salt and rub on to your face. This can remove the dead cells on the skin as well along with its cleansing action and leave your skin clean and clear.
Yeast in a fungi, but don’t be worried that it will exert a fungal infection on your skin while you use it. Applying yeast can help you keep the skin clear. Mix it with milk which is also a bleaching and moisturising agent and apply on the spots and blemishes that have invaded your skin. Leave it for a few hours and remove it with lukewarm water.
Tea Tree Oil
For treating scars left behind by acnes and pimples, tea tree oil is a good remedy. Tea tree oil can be diluted with water and applied on the scars on your face for removing them completely. Doing this every day will remove all the blemishes and make your skin clear.
Egg White Mask
Skin that is oily will have a number of outbreaks to deal with. If you have oily skin, you have to be careful of acne which can leave scars and spots on your skin. Egg white masks help in removing the excess oil from your skin and allow you to have a clear and smooth skin with every application. Carefully separate egg white from the yolk and beat it to make it soft. Apply on the face, leaving the eye and the mouth area. Allow it to dry and wash off afterwards. This will also leave your skin wonderfully toned.
Steaming is the most basic form of skin care, but one of the best treatments for all breakouts. Steaming your face can also prevent outbreaks as regular steaming will remove all the pores open and thoroughly cleaned, without leaving any chance for clogged pores and resultant breakouts like blackheads, pimples and acne formations. Steaming can be done by adding lemon juice and other herbs like rosemary etc. to give it the effect of an aromatherapy.
Honey And Oatmeal
One of the best home remedies for attaining a fresh and clear looking skin, devoid of blemishes, a mixture of honey and oatmeal can be used every day on your face for about 15 minutes and washed off. Honey cleanses and moisturises your skin and oatmeal is a gentle exfoliating and nourishing agent which will leave your skin soft, smooth and clear!