Everyone likes to charm with the healthy and good looking skin. But in this pollution surrounded world it is truly a risky job to maintain the great skin at all the times. People buy more and more products to make their skin radiant and beautiful, but these products work only for a short period of time. Home remedies can do wonders for the skin. These natural remedies can return your lost charm and glow, that too, instantly. So, don’t waste hours in salon, just give these home remedies a try:


Take rice and make a fine powder in the grinder. The powder should feel like a smooth white scrubber. Mix enough milk in it to form a paste. Apply it on your moisten face and scrub your skin for 15-20 minutes. The paste will fall automatically while you rub your face. Let the whole scrub fall, and then, wash your face with cold water. Rice will exfoliate the skin and remove the dead cells. It will improve the blood circulation. As a result, you will get the smooth and glowing skin in minutes. DIY rice water toner for clear skin >>


Oatmeal helps you to remove the dirt which goes into the skin pores. Soap usually fails to remove this dirt. Mix oatmeal with a little turmeric and few drops of lemon. Quantity of turmeric powder should be very less. Now, make a thick paste of it. Apply it to your skin and leave it for a few minutes so that it gets a little dry. Take off the mask by washing it with lukewarm water.


Banana is rich in vitamins and irons. Banana is good for your skin and your health too. Take a medium sized banana and smash it into paste, add this paste around two to three table spoons of vegetable oil. Mix of them properly and apply over your face with the finger tips. Let it sit for 20 to 30 minutes and then rinse off with plain water. Using this pack twice in a week can give you a better glowing skin. Do go for a too ripe banana because it won’t stick to the face properly. Simply make it, dab it and find the results.


Papaya, which contains papain, can beat even the best of brands when it comes to a glowing skin. Papain structures its way through skin pores and offers the benefits of deep exfoliation. Take half a bowl of papaya pulp (mashed) and add half tsp sandalwood powder to it. Add a few drops of rose water and beat well. Add about 1/4th tsp aloe vera gel to the mixture and mix well. Apply on the face and neck, and leave to dry for 30 minutes. Wash with tap water. Papaya and sandalwood work to remove dead skin from the epidermis. This brings your fresh and glowing skin to surface.


Attending the La Tomatina festival every month could have made it easy to get a fair skin. Tomato is also a skin lightening agent. It also absorbs all the oil of your face and treat the open pores of your face.  Make tomato pulp in the required quantity and apply it to your skin. Leave it for some time so that it dries. Rinse it off with water. Tomato gives your skin a pinkish glow. 3 amazing face masks using tomato >>


Potato also works as a natural bleaching agent and hence can be used for skin lightening.  Squeeze the juice of a potato in a bowl. Apply it to your face. Keep it for some time and wash off with cold water. This is a slow and gradual process. The results will be visible to you after a while.


  • It is very important that you drink 10-12 glasses of water daily, as it helps to flush out the toxins out of your system and keep your skin glowing.
  • Adopt a balanced diet which should include lots of fresh fruits, green leafy vegetables, cereals and nuts. This would give a healthy, youthful and a glowing skin.
  • You should strictly avoid junk, processes and deeply fried food as it leads to several skin problems like pimples, acne, blackheads, pre mature ageing, breakouts etc.