How To Get Glowing Skin?

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beautiful woman soaked in citrus infused water for glowing skin

Any type of makeup adheres best on healthy skin.  Glowing skin is sign of healthy skin.  As we age, environmental issues like UV rays and pollution, personal habits like hectic and stressful lifestyle, lack of sleep, smoking and drinking are factors that can lead to dull and tired skin.

Aging is a natural process, even though we can stop aging, we can take steps to slow down aging.  Homemade recipes are fresh and natural, without harsh chemicals and preservatives from commercial products.

Get Beautiful Glowing Skin

Coconut Oil

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coconut oil

Coconut contains healthy essential fatty oils and helps to lock the moisture in the skin.  Applying coconut oil also acts as a barrier and helps to protect your skin against harmful UV rays.

Coconut oil application works best for dry and dull skin.  If you are exposed to the outdoors for most hours during your work, try applying a layer of coconut oil.  You will see the difference within a week.

Use organic virgin coconut oil.  Warm up the coconut oil slightly till it becomes liquid form.  Apply the oil in gentle, circular motion so the skin can absorb the oil.  This formula is gentle on the skin and can be applied daily.

Olive Oil

Olive oil contains flavonoids and polyphenols to protect the skin against free radicals and prevent damage to the skin. 

Simply apply the olive oil onto your face and massage it gently in circular motion.  Once you have completed the massage, wipe away excess oil with a warm face towel.

You may do this every night and you will notice brighter and smoother skin after a few applications.

Baking Soda

Baking soda acts as a wonderful exfoliate. Let’s explore why it’s good to stock up baking soda at home. Baking soda when diluted with water, makes a great paste to help dry out the pimple. In addition, baking soda has great anti-bacterial properties to help prevent any further breakout in future.

Cleanse your face and apply the baking soda paste to the trouble spot like blackhead, whitehead or acne. You may wash off the paste once it dries up. Use a cold towel to cover your face to close back the opened pores. Apply a layer of gel moisturizer and you are done.

Aloe Vera

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aloe-vera

Aloe vera has natural healing properties, and can be used to treat cold sores, burns and acne. Getting fresh aloe vera is pretty easy. You can choose to buy them from the supermarkets, or simply plant a pot of aloe vera at home. To use, snip an aloe leaf, slice it into half and apply the aloe gel directly on your face.

Aloe is great for wrinkled skin or blemish skin. After application, you will notice that your skin is more supple and less sensitive. Use this weekly for glowing skin.

Citrus

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Citrus fruits are packed with Vitamin C and helps to heal marks and blemishes. In addition, it can also help to slow down wrinkles and lines formation. You can always incorporate citrus by drinking infused citrus water to detox your body and get glowing skin.

Cucumber

Cucumber is filled with more than 90% water and is great for healing and soothing sun-damaged skin. Cucumber extracts can also be used to tone and moisturize skin.

If you like to make a DIY cucumber toner to refresh you face, try this simple recipe.

Wash and peel an organic cucumber, remove the seeds and dice the cucumber into small cubes.

Next put the cucumber into the blender, blend it until it becomes a liquid paste.

Pour the mixture through a cheesecloth to sieve away the impurities, and you will be left with cucumber essence.

Transfer the cucumber essence into a sterilized spray bottle and keep this toner in the fridge. Mist it whenever you need it.

This is a natural homemade toner, without any preservatives. Do not use the toner for more than 3 to 4 days for brighter,, glowing skin.

Honey

Honey is widely used in many skincare products mainly for it’s anti-bacterial properties. Honey is an inexpensive skin food and can heal skin diseases like eczema, and soothe red and inflamed skin conditions. Honey has amazing healing properties, and can hydrate skin from deep within.

Honey also has exfoliating properties. When you apply honey with lemon pulps on your face, honey helps to remove the dead skin cells on your face, while the lemon pulps are bursting with Vitamin C to reduce spots and blemishes. Using this formula once a week can help your skin lighten scars, keeping it soft and glowing.

Turmeric

Since anciet times, women have used turmeric to restore glow and improve uneven skin tone conditions. Most Indian families have turmeric in the kitchen cabinet as turmeric is frequently added to curries to give it that bright yellow-orange hues.

Turmeric contains a curcuminoid pigments to protect the skin from free radical damage. This helps to slow down and prevent aging and fights the formation of fine lines and wrinkles.

Simply mix 1 cup of yogurt, dash of lemon juice with turmeric. Use the paste once a week, leaving it on the face for about 10 minutes each time. Rinse off with warm water, pat dry. Apply your toner and moisturizer. You will get supple glowing skin.

Milk

Milk contains Vitamin A, D and lactic acid. These are great ingredients for the face. Lactic acid is also known as Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA). An ingredient commonly used in commercial skincare products as it can remove dead skin cells and promote new cell growth.

AHA is especially important for anti-ageing skincare series. Vitamin D deficiency cause acne-prone skin. Therefore, using milk to treat acne-prone skin type is beneficial. Milk has a smooth consistency and your face will feel smooth and supple after washing your face with milk.

Banana

Yoghurt

We hope you have enjoyed our post on How To Get Glowing Skin. You may also like to read our Top 5 Easy Homemade Mask Recipes

You can easily find these ingredients from the general supermarkets like NTUC Fairprice, Giant, Cold Storage and Sheng Siong. Simply order these natural ingredients online and it will be delivered to your home very soon.

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