How to take care of your skin naturally?

How to take care of your skin naturally?
Beauty & Care Skin Care

Skin Care is a real concern of every individual. Whether the weather is hot or cold, dry or with moisture, skin getting its own issues. Cosmetic is not the only way to overcome skin problems. In fact the lesser the cosmetics, the lesser the problems. Here are some of the natural ways to get that glowing nice skin without any issues:

Ensure you wash your face at least twice a day: Use a nice facewash without much fragrances. Find something which is made more of natural things and uses less of chemicals. Chemicals can lead to severe skin problems at a later stage.

How to make natural face packs?

Natural Skin Packs

1- Mix honey with lemon juice and apply it on your skin. Leave it for 15-20 minutes and then wash with luke warm water.

2- Mix little curd, turmeric, few lemon drops, gram flour and apply it on your face. Let it become dry then wash with luke warm water.

3- If you don’t want to spend so much time mixing things. Just use lemon and rub in on your skin. Leave it for 10 minutes then wash with luke warm water. If you feel your skin is dry after this, rub little cucumber and wash.

4- For natural moisturisation of your skin, apply honey let it dry and then wash with luke warm water.

5- The best skin care can be achieved by using Aloe Vera. Cut a piece of fresh aloe vera, remove the gel by peeling of the green portion, apply it on your skin. Let it dry and then wash. Aloe vera does not suit everyone, so avoid in case you feel it does not suit your skin type.

6- Scrubbing plays an important role to remove dead skin and keep the skin clear. The natural ways to make your scrub at home are: lemon juice with sugar, ripe banana pulp with sugar, tomato pulp with oats. Use these different mixtures at different times on your skin, rub in circular motion and then wash your face.

7- Cucumber juice on your skin can also do wonders. For dark circles, keep cucumber slices on your eyes and leave it for some minutes. This can-do wonders.

How do you keep your skin healthy?

Avoid Stress

Skin care is not only related to keeping your skin clean but also keeping your entire internal system healthy. Some of the ways by which we can keep our skin healthy are:

1- Avoid Stress: Stress brings in a lot of problems including skin problems. Keep yourself happy and avoid stress as much as you can.

2- Eat Healthy: Healthy eating shows up on your face. Eating lot of vegetables and fruits will show up on your face and same is with the junk. The more junk you eat, the more will be the skin problems. If you like to snack often, change with healthy ways of snacking than junk.

3- Get enough sleep: For a healthy skin and no dark circles, it is important that you atleast sleep for 8 hrs during night. Staying up late in the night for many days and not getting enough sleep can result in poor skin quality and dark circles.

4- Cover your face during pollution: Pollution can lead to acne, blackheads, whiteheads and lot of similar problems. Avoiding pollution is another difficult thing to do these days, so you can overcome this issue by keeping your face covered when in pollution. Wash face as soon as you can.

5- Avoid strong sun–rays: Use sun-screen lotion when out in sun. Cover your face with a scarf for additional protection.

6- Avoid lot of spicy food: Everyone has cravings for spicy food but too much of spicy food can cause pimples. Spicy food can cause stomach troubles and that shows up on your skin.

7- Avoid bad habits like smoking and alcohol: Too much of alcohol and regular smoking habit also shows up on your skin. Avoid as much as you can.

8- Drink lot of water: The best way to get clear and glowing skin is drinking a lot of water. You should aim at drinking 8-10 glasses of water every day. Water helps you remove unwanted acids from your body which purifies it and provides glowing and clear skin.
How do you take care of pimples?

Avoid Pimples

Pimples is what we don’t want at all but still comes some time or the other. Every person faces pimples at some point in their life. Getting rid of pimples needs little bit of determination. Here are a few tips:

1- Drink a lot of water: Once again drinking plenty of water can wash away toxic substances from your body.

2- Wash your face at least 3-4 times a day: If you face pimples, it is important to keep your face clean and pay more attention to it. To do this you need to ensure that you are atleast washing your face minimum 3-4 times a day.

3- Avoid spicy food: Spicy food as said can lead to stomach problems which can turn into pimples. Avoid or eat less of spicy food.

4- Eat healthy food: Healthy eating is important for healthy skin. So, eat healthy food.

5- Don’t try to remove pimples by popping them out: Popping pimples out can lead marks and can cause more pimples. Take proper treatment and don’t remove them by hands.

6- Consult a doctor if it’s a severe problem: If pimples are a severe problem that you face, you should consult a skin specialist. Getting to the root cause of the problem is important to overcome it.

7- Don’t take medication on your own: Medication should never be taken on your own. It is always recommended to consult your doctor.

8- Consult a skin specialist for the face wash and cremes you should use: Person who faces a lot of skin issues like pimples etc., should be consulting a doctor for a recommended face wash and cremes that they should use. They are sometimes medicated things which are recommended for people with such problems.

9- Don’t buy cosmetics over the counter: Don’t use too much of cosmetics on your face if you are facing a problem like pimples. Cosmetic can worsen the situation.

10- Don’t use old cosmetic: If you like to use makeup on your skin, ensure that you are regularly changing your makeup and not using things which have already expired. It is important to throw away old makeup and only use fresh stock.

What is sensitive skin?

Sensitive Skin

A sensitive skin is the one which gets a lot of skin reactions like pimples, bumps, redness, itchiness etc. People with sensitive skin feel they cannot use anything on their skin so easily as others. Using anything new on their skin leave them with skin reactions. They need to test everything before they apply it to their skin. If you feel you have a sensitive skin, you need to consult a dermatologist. A dermatologist can test your skin to evaluate if it’s a normal or sensitive skin.

What are the precautions of sensitive skin?

Here are some of the precautions you should take if you feel you have a sensitive skin:

1- Use perfume-free products.
2- Use mild soap.
3- Keep your skin clean.
4- Don’t use too much of cosmetics.
5- Always remove make up before going to bed.
6- Keep your skin moisturised.
7- Avoid touching your skin too often.
8- Use chemical free products.
9- Maintain hygiene.
10- Inform your beautician that you have a sensitive skin before taking any skin care treatments.
11- Consult a doctor if sensitivity is too much.

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