Nowadays, skincare tips and tricks are all over the internet. From pumpkin facials to coconut cleansing, lemon scrubs, and so much more … it can get overwhelming for you and your skin! So how about trying some old recipes that have worked for decades and some new ones that have become so popular, because it truly works?
Here are 8 of the best skin care tips to give you that young-looking natural glow:
• Lemon, Vaseline, and Sweet Almond Oil Makeup Remover
• Lemon and Baking Soda Exfoliating Paste
• Water and Baking Soda Scrub
• Lemon and Milk Curd as an Antibacterial Drink
• Lemon and Egg White Anti-Aging Face Mask
• Avocado, Greek Yogurt, and Wheatgrass Mask
• Jojoba Oil and Zinc Oxide
Cleansing and Exfoliating
This is an important part of having beautiful skin. You can slather your face with as much moisturizing products as you like, but if you have dirty clogged pores, you will most likely be adding spots and damage to your skin.
Got lemons? Here are 3 great ways you can use them to cleanse and exfoliate your skin:
Lemon, Vaseline, and Sweet Almond Oil Makeup Remover
Before you begin a facial cleanse or skin care regime of any kind, you should always make sure you remove your makeup with a proper makeup remover. Having the correct ingredients always helps. Having natural ingredients makes it even better, especially for your skin’s overall health.
• 1/2 teaspoon lemon
• 1 tablespoon Vaseline
• 1 tablespoon sweet almond oil
Lemon and Baking Soda Exfoliating Paste
Get deep down into your pores with this fantastic exfoliating recipe.
• 1 teaspoon lemon
• 1 teaspoon baking soda
• tepid water
Water and Baking Soda Scrub
Don’t have lemons? That’s ok! Water and baking soda works just as well for a nice facial scrub! This alone will cleanse and smooth your skin. It may be a little rough, depending on your skin’s health and sensitivity level. So remember to use your favorite moisturizer.
• 1 small glass of water
• 2 teaspoons of baking soda
Lemon and Milk Curd as an Antibacterial Drink
A lot of skin problems starts internally. Here’s a drink that will help kill bacteria as well as chances of most skin infections.
• 1 lemon
• 2-8 oz bottles of milk
Lemon and Egg White Anti-Aging Face Mask
Lemons aren’t just great for cleansing. It has a great deal of Vitamin C, which is an important element to having healthy skin. Here’s an easy recipe for to help rejuvenate those weak skin cells.
• 1 egg (only for egg white)
• 1 teaspoon lemon
Avocado, Greek Yogurt, and Wheatgrass Mask
Avocados are packed full of vitamins your skin needs to give it that special glow. It has Vitamins C, E, and antioxidant carotenoids, which helps protect it from damaging radicals, while giving it the elasticity and thickness it needs.
• 1 avocado
• 1 oz Greek yogurt
• 1/2 oz juiced wheatgrass
1. Mix it together to turn into creamy mask
2. Apply mask generously on face
3. Lay down, close your eyes, and wait at least 15 to 20 minutes as it dries
4. Rinse off with slightly warm water (not hot)
Best Sunscreen for Face
Jojoba Oil and Zinc Oxide
Jojoba oil and zinc oxide is a great recipe for the best sunscreen for the face. Jojoba oil gets absorbed into the skin very easily, but also prevents the skin from producing more oil. Sounds impossible due to its oily nature? Give it a try and let us know!
• 4 oz jojoba oil
• 1 oz zinc oxide
All of the natural concoctions above are very effective, but involves the added ingredient of patience. However, if you’re willing to pay to find out if something truly does work, you can enhance the results for any of these ingredients with the added help of light therapy.
Light therapy works on rejuvenating and regenerating damaged cells all on its own. However, when combined with treatments, such as the anti-aging masks mentioned above or the exfoliating scrubs using lemons, the effects can be seen much sooner than expected.