5 Kitchen Ingredients You Can Use to Make Your Skin Glow in Summers
Cucumber acts as a natural toner for your skin
Tomatoes can help in improving your skin tone
Being acidic in nature, lemon is great for exfoliation
Summers are known to be not-so-good for our skin. The blazing sun often leaves our skin tanned and may even cause dullness. You can try and hide from the sun but you can’t totally shun it. The good news is that you can get your glow back with the use of few simple kitchen ingredients. These can not only hydrate, rejuvenate and protect your skin but can also help in dealing with summer woes like sun tan, acne and redness. Try these five all-natural solutions for a change.
Cucumber is great to retain your summer glow. It acts as a natural toner for your skin due to its cooling properties. It can help to improve dull and greasy complexion. Cucumber is also great for dry skin due to its hydrating properties. Just rub few chilled slices of cucumber over your face gently and let your skin soak in the juice before you wash it off. Do this as often as you can to keep your skin protected against the heat.
Not only can eating tomatoes give you an attractive glow (thanks to ts antioxidants), but applying it also can help in improving your skin tone and treating sun tan. You can apply them as it or blend some with fuller’s earth (multani mitti) to make a face pack. Multani mitti lends it cooling properties along with the nourishment of tomatoes.
Lemons are full of Vitamin C which is a wonder nutrient to gives a natural glow to your skin. Being acidic in nature, lemon is also great for exfoliation. It can help in removing all the dirt and dead skin cells that accumulate on the surface of the skin. You can make a quick lemon scrub at home. Cut the lime into half and dip it into a bowl of brown sugar. Now, rub this lime all over your face, neck and cheeks gently like a scrub. Later, wash off and apply some aloe vera to soothe your skin. Lemon will brighten your skin naturally.