Friday, February 15, 2008

Natural Methods for Skin Care

Several natural aids have been found useful in promoting healthy and beautiful skin. One of the more important of these aids is the use of lime juice. Lime may be squeezed in a glass of boiled whole milk and a teaspoon of glycerin may be added to it. It should be left for half an hour and then applied on the face, hands and feet before retiring at night. This application every night will help you to look young and beautiful. It will also help cure pimples.

The skin of the peach is useful in improving the complexion. A complexion like peaches is a common expression. The inside of peach peelings should be gently massaged on the face every night for a few minutes. The moisture should not be rubbed off afterwards. This will cleanse the skin thoroughly and free the pores. It also has an astringent action and tightens the muscle of the face slightly, thus preventing sagging tissues.

The juice of orange, also been found valuable for a glowing complexion. The fingers should be dipped in pure orange juice and the same applied liberally over the face, chin, neck, and forehead. Pimples and acne can be cured by anointing the eruptions at bed time with a paste made from the powdered sun dried pips of unripe oranges.

The juice of water melon has been found useful in the removal of blemishes on the skin. A lotion can be prepared by grating and squeezing the juice of a small piece of water melon. This lotion should be applied over the face and neck for fifteen minutes. Then wash with hot water and splash on cold water.

Tomato as an external application is a useful cosmetic. Its pulp should be applied liberally on the face and left on for an hour. Then wash off with warm water. Repeated daily, it will give you a good complexion and remove ugly looking pimples in a short time.

Grated cucumber, applied over the face, eyes and neck for 15 to 20 minutes has been found effective as a beauty aid and is the best tonic for the skin of the face. Its regular prevents pimples, blackheads, wrinkles, and dryness of the face.

The juice of amaranth, applied over the face with a pinch of turmeric powder, bleaches the skin, prevents it from drying and wrinkling, cure pimples and make you look fresh. If milk and lime juice is added to this juice and delicately massaged over the face and neck for half and hour and washed off with lukewarm water each night before going to bed, it acts as an effective skin tonic to increase and retain its beauty.

Application of fresh mint juice over the face every night cures pimples and prevents dryness of the skin. The juice can also be applied over eczema and contact dermatitis with beneficial results.

The seeds of radish contain a bleaching substance and an emulsion of the seeds with water, applied and an emulsion of the seeds with water, applied over the face, will remove blackheads and freckles. It can also be applied with beneficial results in treatment on ring-worm.

A paste of almonds (badam) with mild cream and fresh rosebud paste applied daily over the face is a very effective beauty aid. It softens and bleaches the skin and nourishes it with the choicest skin-food. It regular application prevents early appearances of wrinkles, blackheads, dryness of the skin, pimples and keeps the face fresh.

Another effective natural aid for the beauty of the skin is the application of curd on the face every morning and washing it off after a few minutes with cold water. This will keep the complexion smooth, healthy and fresh. A mixture of curd and lemon juice is ideal for softening hands.

A paste of lentil (masoor dal) and curs, when applied as a mask, cleanses the skin and gives it a glow. When dried, it should be removed with fingertips and washed off with water. Adding a few drops of the juice of margosa (neem) leaves to this paste is very effective in dealing with pimples.

The flour of the unroasted Bengal gram (besan) is a very effective cleansing agent and its regular use, as a cosmetic, bleaches the skin. In allergic skin diseases like eczema, contact dermatitis and scabies, washing with this flour will be useful. The flour can also be used beneficially in the treatment of pimples. The flour should be mixed curd to make a paste. This paste should be applied to the face. It should be washed off after sometime.

The flour of the green gram (mung) is an excellent detergent and can be used as a substitute for soap. It removes the dirt and does not cause any skin irritation. Its application over the face bleaches the color and gives good complexion. Honey, olive oil, and mixture of turmeric and sandalwood (chandan) paste are all very effective in rejuvenating dry, parched skin.


skin care said...

The importance of keeping your skin healthy can't be overemphasized. It's the body's first defense against disease and infection, and it protects your internal organs from injuries. It is, in fact, the largest organ in the body. Skin Care Treatment helps to your body temperature and prevents excess fluid loss, and it also helps your body remove excess water and salt. Most women strive to keep their skin looking youthful.

Laureen said...

This is a simple but effective method of ensuring that your skin is radiant and pore free before a night out. Thanks! baby eczema

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