Where the modern life has advantages it also has disadvantages too. Tiring day and nights, polluted environment and daily routine products packed with chemicals can cause your health risks including skin damage. Waking up to dull or pigmented skin is one of the worst feelings.
There are various products available in market that claims to solve these issues and sure they does. But again these products are jam-packed with chemicals that can damage your skin further. Therefore, going for natural ways to attain, maintain or treat skin issues is always been one of the best options. Well natural has provided us with uncountable gifts that can help us but let me name few that are always available in your pantry.
Bananas are kind of a fruit whose benefits can be gained throughout the year because of its abundance supply in the market. Being rich with Vitamin C bananas help to improve skin condition and act as an anti-aging device. It gives you the youthful skin and helps in gaining back the lost glow. Bananas healing properties are due to abundance in dietary fibers, vitamin A,K,E and minerals such as potassium and magnesium. You can use banana on your skin by blending it and mixing with honey to apply a layer of it on your skin as a mask.
Fruits are good for skin but orange is phenomenal fruit for your skin. Oranges are low in calories, contains vitamin C, fiber, calcium and natural oils. The natural oils of oranges keep your skin hydrated and moisturized. Whereas, it is a citrus fruit and has antioxidant properties helps to fight radicals and slows down process of premature aging. The citric acid in orange also helps in the process of exfoliation and drying out acne. Not only eating oranges provides these benefits but you can use orange peels in DIY masks to get these benefits. Turn dried orange peels into powder add a pinch of turmeric and 2 spoons of milk into it to form a face pack.
With the summers around the corner the market will be flooded with the aromatic and juicy peaches. More than being just a fruit peach also has a positive impact on our skins by the rich source of minerals and chemical contents that the fruit contains. The two small peaches does act the same purpose that one medium banana can have on your body. You can also consume peach juice to get rid of the dried skin. A combination of the peach juice along with the yogurt works as a moisturizer for the skin. With a massive quantity of Vitamin A, C and K Beta peaches are good for getting healthy skin and helps in removing dark spots and circles. Furthermore to this it also act as a protection shield from the UV rays that causes harm to our skin.
Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil is one of the popular essential oil that is been widely used in facial washes, moisturizers and shampoos. Due to its antiseptic properties tea tree oil can be used to treat acne or fungal issues. You can use it as insect repellents and antiseptic for wounds and minor cuts.
Like banana this fruit is also available throughout the year and is abundance in supply. The lemon juice is yet another drink that adds more to your skin making it even beautiful than it is used to be. A warm glass of water added in a tsp of honey and a dash of lemon juice once drunk in the early morning with an empty stomach works as a skin cleanser, lowering the tone of your skin. The mixture of lemon and honey can also be used as a skin bleacher.
Leafy green vegetables are always known for their health benefits. Spanish and Kale are at the top of the list. Unlike other foods mentioned above are also rich in vitamin C and E which keep your skin healthy and glowing. The thing which makes them different is that they fight against radicals and work as an anti-aging food. Spinach and Kale also contains beta-carotene which is precursor to vitamin A and helps in retaining moisture in your skin. Even better is that these nutrients work together to protect your skin. Spinach also contains folate, thiamin, protein and abundant amount of iron making it among best foods for skin and hair.
Therefore, always add leafy greens into your diet as a salad or smoothie.
Honey boosts your immune system that leads to a healthy body and healthy skin. Honey can be used as a moisturizer as it absorbs moisture from the air and ensures that it is retained in the skin. Other than this honey has antibacterial properties that helps cleansing pores, to treat acne or skin fungal issues.