A radiant skin is often related to an individual’s self-esteem. There is no denying fact that first impression lasts forever, at least to most of the people. Wearing an even skin tone is a gateway to the entire well being and to develop a striking personality. With a healthier looking skin, one can face daily challenges with increased confidence and positivity.
Sadly, our fragile skin is affected by a number of factors like stressful lifestyles, inadequate sleep, lack of nutritional diet, pollution, harmful sun rays (UVA/UVB), excessive smoking and drinking etc. But most of these are a part and parcel of our life. However, it is possible to revitalize the affected skin and slow down the loss of glow and radiance from our skin.
Sometimes this increased urge for looking good, has made women settle for temporary makeup solutions to raise their beauty standards. A lot of cosmetic companies have come up with expensive products promising to do miracles on the unhealthy skin. Unfortunately, attaining an even skin tone is no magic. It requires pampering and nourishing your skin with natural ingredients.
Ancient Indian practices are mainly based on healing from inside out. But our tradition is also rich in beauty rituals and self-nurturing practices that focus more on the outer appearance. This article is all about nourishing self-care practices that help you attain a beautiful, even skin tone. Go ahead and find your own adventure, selecting the method that suits you the best.
Exfoliation does a great job in the unveling new skin and brightens your face to make you look younger. One easy method of exfoliating skin is using sugar and coconut oil. Prepare your natural scrub by mixing 2-3 tablespoons of coconut oil with 1 teaspoon of sugar. Dab it on moist face and gently rub in circular motion. Rinse with warm water to discover the magic of natural exfoliation.
Neem leaves are rich in antioxidants that prevent pigmentation, darkness and acne scarring. Pick 2-3 handfuls of fresh neem leaves and grind with minimum water. Make small balls out of the paste and sundry them. You can store it in an airtight container for future use.
When required, drop 2-3balls of neem paste in a bowl and mix it with rose water. Use the mixture on your face with clean fingers and give a soothing massage. Let it stay for 20 minutes or until it is dry. Wash off with cold water to find an even skin. Treat yourself to the rejuvenating neem balls regularly to attain an even skin tone.
People with sensitive skin can very well go for this option. Pick a large cucumber and grind it to make a coarse paste. Fill the ice cube trays with the paste and refrigerate it until it solidifies. Enjoy a cool facial anytime by rubbing the cucumber ice cubes on the face.
Cucumber works a lot in shrinking the pores, lightening the dark circles and leaving out a brighter skin tone. There can’t be a better ingredient to embrace your sun exposure and tanned skin.
Lemons! Natural skin lightening methods will never be complete without applying lemon. Homemade lemon zest powder and raw milk can instantly reduce uneven pigmentation caused due to excessive melanin production.
All that is required is grate the lemon peel and sundry until there is no moisture left. When needed, mix the dried lemon zest with raw milk and use it to massage your face. Let the pack dry on the face for a while wash it off with cold water. Lemon zest cleans the pores and raw milk moisturizes the skin.
Steaming is one of the proven methods to clean clogged skin pores. Use a green tea bag into the steaming pot and have a steam facial for 10-15 minutes. Use rose water for toning.
Ultimately, what brings a glow to the skin is the glow from within. Consuming a lot of fruits rich in vitamin C can fight aging, tissue damage and drying. Indian amla is an excellent source of Vitamin C. Its benefits are not just about rendering a healthy skin. It strengthens the hair follicles, gums and improves the overall immune power. Drink a plenty of water as it is the best and easiest medicine to stay beautiful.
Though the above-said methods do wonders in achieving an even skin tone, it is extremely important to believe that beauty lies within and everyone is born beautiful. Be happy to stay beautiful.