Beautiful skin is not the foray of the rich and famous only. One can easily develop a beautiful glowing skin without much use of harmful chemicals that are going to ruin the skin in the long run. There are quite a few natural products that will pamper your skin. You need to make sure that your skin gets the external and internal both nourishments as the glow that is exhibited by the skin is internal. You will find that homemade tips rival the expensive cosmetics that are used from the market.
However before using any home based product on your face and other parts of the body you need to do a analysis of your skin. While doing the analysis one needs to determine the kind of skin one posses. For Example a set of home based remedies will be beneficial for dry skin and another set will be beneficial for oily skin. Its crucial that you make sure which category your skin falls else you may end up harming your skin instead of doing it any good.
According to ayurveda gram flour applied on the face with a tinge of lemon juice to rid the skin off its dryness, pimples and even acne. Gram flour is easy to obtain from the market and one just needs to make a paste and add lemon juice to it so that it can be spread easily on the face smoothly. Once applied it has to be left there for an hour or two. This treatment can be had once a week and after a couple of weeks the good effects will show on your face with a glow and healthy skin. Remember ayurveda effects are slow but last long and don’t have any side effects.
Same is the case with Aloe vera. Aloe vera forms the base of most creams and conditioners available in the market. But if this is applied even in its natural form it will have a magnificent effect on the skin. Cucumber kept on the eyes while sunbathing has a soothing effect on the eyes and will surely leave the skin underlying fresh and ready to face the harsh sunrays once again. Azadirachta indica leaves dipped in water will kill all the germs and viruses present on the skin. Many of the herbal soaps use the ingredients of this tree and have a great effect on the skin of human beings.
Keeping a tab on the kind of skin you have in various phases of the weather change will surely allow you to use home based remedies that can be used to ensure the best maintenance of the skin. Skin is the outermost and the most sensitive part of the body. Taking care of it is of utmost importance and primary responsibility.
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MarinaJanuary 20, 2012 at 8:18 pm
Thank you for this post – I've been using natural (aloe vera, cucumbers, parsley, etc.) for a while and it does make skin look better withour harmful effect from elements of the Periodic Table. I also love your blog for comfort it gives – your photos are masterpieces.
YelenaJanuary 20, 2012 at 8:26 pm
Thank you so much, Marina, I am using natural ingredients for my skin also and it is looks good-)))
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EliotseatsJanuary 20, 2012 at 11:15 pm
Yes, thanks! Very interesting article. I like to go natural when I can.
AnonymousJanuary 21, 2012 at 6:55 am
Terrific article! It's amazing how many items have multiple uses and we've lost that in the last 100 years…I'm glad to see it's coming back
CarolJanuary 25, 2012 at 12:52 pm
Natural products are beneficial for skin. It gives natural glow to skin.
kanikaApril 9, 2012 at 4:52 am
Human body is combination of five elements (Earth, Fire, Air, water and space). All these elements affect people's health especially eye health. These elements have their own function. If there is imbalance of these elements then people suffer health problems like eye problem (cataract, conjunctivitis, glaucoma and Myopia). According to ayurvedic there are many useful herbs which are useful for health treatment.
Matthew GreenJanuary 27, 2013 at 8:26 pm
My daughter has a terrible dermatitis on her right upper arm. What do you think, would it be a good idea to use raw aloe vera on it? I've already been to the determatologist, he prescribed a cream for it, but nothing happens.