AYURVEDIC REMEDIES FOR CLEAR SKIN

Clear skin is something we all desire. Not everybody is blessed with clear skin, thanks to the hormones and genes! Acne is a very common problem and teenagers suffer the most from it due to increased hormone levels in the body. Too much stress, unhealthy eating habits and a hectic lifestyles can also cause acne and make your skin dull with dark spots and scars. To make your skin appear clear, you need to deal with all the skin problems like acne, blemishes, cyctic acne, blackheads, white heads, dark spots and scars left behind from the acne etc.

AYURVEDIC REMEDIES FOR CLEAR SKINAyurveda is long known and followed and here are some effective ayurvedic remedies for clear skin:

TURMERIC

You need 2 tablespoons of turmeric powder and 2 tablespoons of gram flour. Keep adding water little by little until you get a spreadable paste consistency. Apply this paste on your cleansed skin evenly and let it dry. Spray some rose water on the face and scrub away the mask gently. Finish off with wiping face using rose water.

ALOE VERA

You need 2-3 tablespoons of aloe vera gel and 1 teaspoon of bitter gourd juice. Mix these 2 ingredients in a bowl until there are no lumps left. The gel should be free of clumps and should be easy to spread. Apply this on the face and leave it overnight. Wash off in the morning and you will see a noticeable difference in the facial skin.

CUCUMBER

Cucumber gives your face a cooling effect that reduces inflammation and also helps clear the pores. Mix 5 tablespoons of cucumber juice and juice of 1 lemon in a bowl and apply this solution to your skin. Wash off after 30 minutes. You can use this as a toner, a facial mist and night treatment as well.

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COCONUT OIL

Pure, raw and organic coconut oil can do wonders for your skin. You just need 1 tablespoon of coconut oil and 1 drop of tea tree oil. Apply this on the face and massage for few minutes. Wipe off with a damp wash cloth and do not wash your face. If you have very oily skin, you may use a mild cleanser or aloe vera gel to get rid of the oily feel.

BAKING SODA

All you need is 2 tablespoons of baking soda and 1 tablespoon of cinnamon powder. Mix these two ingredients properly, add enough water and apply it on your face. Let it sit for 15 minutes and wash it off using gentle massaging movements.

FULLERS EARTH/MULTANI MITTI

You need 3 tablespoons of fuller’s earth, 3 tablespoons of sandalwood powder and enough rose water or plain water to make a paste. Apply this mud pack on the face and let it sit for 15 minutes. Wash off using water and you are done.