Having good skin does not mean spending money on expensive brands. Effective products can be found right in your own kitchen (or supermarket!). 100% natural 100% effective. Trust that these ingredients will make your skin glow, firm, tight, supple, and smooth! Ito na lang ha, YAKULT FOR YOUR FACE?! Click the image to go their separate posts.
ACV – Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar can do wonders for your skin. For an all-natural astringent, apply a washcloth soaked in diluted apple cider vinegar to your face. Afterward, the protective acidic layer will make your skin feel smoother, absorb excess oil and reduce fine lines. This works by restoring the proper pH levels to your skin, and beta-carotene helps to counter future skin damage. Plus, a dab of diluted apple cider vinegar left overnight on age spots, pimples or acne scars will help reduce their appearance.
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
If you’re taking an all-natural approach to medicine, you can whip up this DIY recipe for a Neosporin knockoff. It includes antibacterial olive oil along with lavender, calendula, and tea tree oil to ward off germs and scarring.
Coconut oil has antifungal and antibacterial properties. Gargling for 20 minutes with a spoonful of oil (aka oil pulling) can help clear up germs in the mouth, leading to fresher breath, whiter teeth, and healthier gums.
Sea salt is packed with healthy skin-friendly minerals like magnesium, calcium, and potassium, which is exactly what makes it so beneficial to various skin conditions. It absorbs the toxins in the body and on the skin, including acne-causing bacteria, and works to treat infections and encourage the healing process. Salt’s natural moisture-reducing abilities can also help to regulate the overproduction of oil that leads to clogged pores.
Kikaysikat Tip For those who cannot find the mung bean flour, I order mine at Sasa.com or Bobodave.com Or if you cannot buy online, I just drink some yakult and then the left over poured on a cotton pad.. and used as a liquid mask instead 😉 Yey yakult face mask!
Turmeric is effective in the treatment of acne due to its antiseptic and antibacterial properties which fight pimples and breakouts to provide a youthful glow to your skin. Turmeric face mask not only helps to clear acne scars and inflammation but also reduces oil secretion by sebaceous glands. You can prepare a face pack by mixing turmeric powder and sandalwood powder and adding lemon juice to the mixture. Apply it on your face for 10 minutes and rinse off with lukewarm water. For acne scars, apply a mixture of turmeric and plain water on the marks for 15 minutes.
CARROT BENEFITS FOR SKIN AND BEAUTY
The key again is the beta-carotene, which is converted to vitamin A in the body. Vitamin A, in various forms like retinoids and tretinoin, is already included in many topical oily skin products. But you can naturally boost the skin’s vitamin A content by eating the carrots, as well.
DIY: RICE WATER TONER
Rice water also has moisturising, antioxidant, and healing properties that help to improve circulation, prevent or fade age related spots, and ease inflammation to give you healthy, better moisturised and clear skin. As long as it’s left on the skin, rice water is even believed to offer mild protection from the sun. It can also help shrink pores.
LIGHTEN DARK UNDERARMS WITH LEMONS
Lemons provide guaranteed results of lightening the discoloration under the arms. Let us see some of the characteristics of lemon that helps to get rid of dark underarms.
- Lemons have natural bleaching (skin lightening) properties which lighten the dark skin.
- The anti-bacterial and anti-septic properties exfoliate skin and remove dead skin under arms.
- The citric acid present in lemons kill bacteria and odor.
Sorting out your blogs..this looks interesting. Have you tried any of these besides the Yakult mask? I want to try first the Turmeric and DIY Rice water. Hope it does work. Haven’t tried any of these even before.
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