Diwali’s around the corner and you have less than a week to prep your skin to get that natural and radiant glow for skin. All parlours appointment are full and who wishes to spend every day that will burn hole in their pockets. Not to worry we have some DIY skin care options made up of ingredients which are easily available in your kitchen and does wonders to your skin.
It is important to close your open pores as dust or oil can settle inside your pores resulting in breakouts and other skin problems. Toner helps to cleanse the skin and shrink the appearance of pores. TIP: Tone the skin after cleansing and before moisturizing.
Rose water And Aloe Vera gel:
Take a small aloe vera leaf from the plant. Wash it off and scrape clear gel from it, Wash off fresh rose petals from the flower and mix it in blender .That’s it!!! Your toner is ready. Strain the toner in a jar or a spray bottle and it is ready to use.
Green Tea And apple cider Vinegar:
Simply pour 3/4 cup green tea which is strongly brewed and apple cider vinegar together into a glass jar or spray bottle.That simple!!Use a cotton ball to apply. Apply your moisturizer after using this toner.
BLACK HEAD REMOVAL:
Tired of persistence blackhead on your nose. No worries we got it girl or in many cases even boys!
Gelatin and Milk :
Take 1 tbsp. unflavoured gelatin powder, add the 1 1/2 tbsp. milk to the powder (any milk) and blend it well after that heat the gelatin mixture for 10 seconds(not more than 10 sec.) then dip two fingers in a bowl and coat your nose with the mixture. Let it dry for 15-20 minutes, pull it off and whoosh your nose is soft and clean.
Egg White And Lemon:
Add on egg white and 1/2 lemon juice and whisk them together wholly until the mixture becomes bubbly. Apply it on your nose and leave it for 15 minutes, let it do its magic while its setting and wash face with warm water.
Honey and Raw Milk:
For making this mixture you will need 1 tablespoon raw honey and 2 tablespoons of milk. Mix them well together. Applying on your nose. Rest it for 10-15 minutes, it will deep clean your blackhead.
Scrubs are your best friend when your skin fights with dullness and impurities. Scrubs helps in clearing away the dead cells and softening and brightening your skin.
Green Tea, Honey and Sugar Scrub
Ferment green tea, pour it in a bowl and keep it aside .Once cooled, Pour two tablespoon of sugar, and add a tablespoon of honey to the scrub. Apply and Rub the scrub all over your face. Scrub it for nice 5-8 minutes .After that use a wet cloth to clean the scrub and at the end splash cold water. Wolla !!Your skin is soft.
Coffee and Aloe Vera Scrub:
Mix ¼ cup coffee grounds and 3 tablespoons of aloe vera gel as simple as that. Apply the mixture all your face and massage for good 10 minutes, then leave it on for 10 minutes and Wash it off. You will see visible result.
Take 1 tablespoon of rice flour and add a pinch of baking soda in a bowl and mix it well. Then add a tea spoon of honey to the mixture. Make thick paste and apply on your face. Massage for one minute with upwards circular stroke. After that wash it with cold water. Use this scrub twice a week for evident results.
Due to Sun damage, pollution and stressed life our skin becomes dull and lacklustre and we surely don’t love such skin. Face packs penetrates deep within and glow your skin leaving it fresh. Here are few face pack to give oomph to your skin.
Turmeric and besan face mask:
Mix all the ingredients together in a mixing bowl and form a thick paste. See to it that there are no lumps then apply this paste to your face and neck. Let it dry completely and wash it off. Remember to apply moisturiser afterwards.
Papaya and honey face mask:
Mash 8-10 piece of papaya. Then add 1 tsp. of milk and 1 tbsp. of honey. Mix them together to form a smooth paste. Apply it on your face and neck. Let it dry for 20 minutes and rinse it with lukewarm water. You will see the difference in your skin instantly.
Gram flour and curd face pack:
These two magical ingredients once blend will do wonders to your skin. All you need is two tablespoons of besan, one tablespoon of curd, one teaspoon of honey and pinch of turmeric. Mix them and make a smooth paste. Apply evenly on you face, leave it about 5-7 minutes and wash it off with cold water. Later Pat dry your face.
Due to changing weather our lips get dry, chapped, and flaky. Sometimes it starts to peel too. Here comes natural lips scrub to your rescue. Lips scrub helps to remove off dead, chapped skin.
Sugar and Honey Lip Scrub:
Mix honey and sugar and if needed lukewarm water to this mixture. Scrub the mixture on your lips for three-four minutes and then wipe with tissue. After that wash it with water and don’t forget to apply lip balm later on. You will promptly see the difference on your lips.
Cinnamon Lip Scrub:
Combine 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon powder,1/2 tablespoon raw honey and 1/2 tablespoon olive oil well .Now take a toothbrush and dip it in mixture, Gently scrub your lips for 3-4 minutes using toothbrush, then Rinse with lukewarm water. Your lips will look more rosy, healthy and plump after application.
Bonus tip: Applying or drinking aloe Vera does wonder to your skin and body respectively .Apply it on your skin solely or mix it in any DIY’S or drink it up.
Now after preparing you skin at home especially using natural and safe ingredients you are ready to glow and rock Diwali this year.