Honey is chock full of health benefits and is a great amazing beauty tip for clear skin. Applying a little bit of honey every day on your face is a great way to achieving healthy, glowing skin. The absorbent qualities of honey suck out the impurities from the skin pores and help thoroughly cleanse your skin. The antiseptic properties of honey soothe skin and prevent acne. The antibacterial properties of honey calm skin inflammation and defend skin damage caused due to bacterial infections. Honey is also a great relief for dry skin as it has amazing moisturizing properties.
BB Pro Tip: Apply a thin layer of honey on your face once a day and leave it on for 30 minutes. Wash your face, as usual, using cold water and a mild cleanser.
This is a homemade beauty tip we can’t but recommend enough. Aloe vera is not known as the miracle plant for anything. The white, goopy gel of this plant is not just any other plant extract; it is actually brimming with amazing health and beauty benefits. The antibacterial properties of this gel curb bacterial infection and help prevent acne, making it an effective remedy for acne. It also dries out pimples and reduces skin redness. Being highly moisturizing, aloe vera gel helps prevent skin dryness and aids the skin in moisture retention.
BB Pro Tip: Scrape out the gel from the leaf, and massage it evenly on to your face. Leave the gel on for 15 minutes and wash it off with cold water. Follow this up with a hydrating moisturizer such as the Lakmé Peach Milk Soft Creme Moisturizer to help your skin seal in all the benefits of aloe vera.
Regular exfoliation enhances the appearance of your skin and makes it look fresher and healthier. For those of you who love coffee, a DIY coffee scrub is all the weekly nourishment your skin needs. The anti-inflammatory properties in coffee reduce redness, inflammation and breakouts. It is rich in antioxidants, making coffee an amazing homemade tip to get glowing skin. Coffee scrub is also an effective remedy to treat sunburn, freckles, fine lines and wrinkles.
BB Pro Tip: In a mixing bowl, mix freshly ground coffee beans, some coconut oil and brown sugar to a consistency you prefer. Massage onto your face in gentle, circular motions, and rinse with warm water. Remember to always moisturize after using an exfoliator.
Cucumber is filled to the brim with antioxidants, nutrients as well as beta- carotene, vitamin C and manganese making it an amazing homemade remedy for dull skin. It helps relieve congestion and de-puff tired eyes. It delivers an instant hydrating feeling to your eyes to make them appear brighter and lifted. It is also a great natural way to reduce dark circles from under the eyes.
BB Pro Tip: Simply apply grated cucumber to your dark circles and remove it after 10 minutes. Or refrigerate a cucumber for 30 minutes, remove it, cut it into thin slices and apply a slice on each eye. Let it rest for eight to 10 minutes, remove the slices and rinse it off with cold water.
Lemongrass essential oil
Lemongrass essential oil has amazing antifungal and antibacterial properties that help detoxify the skin and give it a beautiful glow. It is also a great way to protect the skin from infections. The antioxidants help your body fight off free radicals that damage cells.
BB Pro Tip: Choose a base oil of your choice. You can pick from coconut oil, argan oil jojoba oil or sweet almond oil. Add a few drops of the lemongrass essential oil to the carrier oil, mix well and store it in a glass bottle. Use it twice daily as a natural toner for glowing skin.