How is changing weather treating you all?? Well its not treating my skin very well for sure. Winter has my skin de-hydrated and i have switched to home remedy mode for skin care from past few days. So i thought of writing a series of skin care fixes which are commonly found in your kitchen rack. So let me give you gals a quick idea about my skin and if your skin behaves like mine then follow this series for the home remedies i use in my skin care regime.
My skin type
Winters – Combination to Dry
Summers – Combination to Oily
Quite on a sensitive side
Honey – Quick magic ingredient found in kitchen for all your beauty woes
Honey is consists of antioxidants, enzymes, and other nutrients that not only nourishes but also cleanses and hydrates your skin. Its anti bacterial and anti- inflammatory property helps in cleansing the pores and also fades dark spots.
- Hydrating Mask – Honey draws moisture from the air into the skin and ensures it’s retained in the layers where it’s needed most for penetrating, long-lasting hydration. Simply apply raw honey on your face and leave it for 20mins. Wash it with luke warm water. This works like magic and one can see instant results. Skin looks hydrated and toned.
- Cleanser – Honey also has anti-bacterial properties, which when combined with coconut oil, prevents bacterial build up that leads to skin imbalances and breakouts. Thus acts as pore cleanser. Combine Honey with oil that suits your skin and apply it all over your face. Let it sit on your face for 15mins and then either wipe it with warm wash cloth or wash it warm water. You might use a gentle cleanser to make sure the traces of oils are washed incase your skin is sensitive towards oil.
- Fading of scars / dark spots – Anti- inflammatory properties of honey helps in decreasing the appearance of scars or dark spots as it heals and regenerates skin tissues. With help of Q-tip apply it on the scars or dark spots and leave it for 20mins. Rinse your face as instructed above.
This is an amazing – multipurpose ingredient which i swear by and i have tried and tested it for years now. And i can assure it works. So here goes one of my secret weapons to treat all my skin issues.
Keep following this skin care series to find out more such kitchen ingredient which doubles up as skin care treatment.
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