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How To Get Glowing Skin: 14 Effective Natural Remedies For Clear Skin





Every woman craves for flawless and clear skin. This means needing less makeup and skincare products.

The best way to treat your skin is to use natural remedies as they are safe, with no side effects, and don’t burn a hole in your pocket. Below is a list of natural remedies that will help you to get the clear skin you crave for.

#1. Detox Water.


• In an empty glass jar, drop slices of cucumber and lemon and add some mint leaves

• Pour water over them and put the pitcher in the refrigerate

• Keep sipping this water throughout the day

You can do this every day for a long-lasting clear skin

Why it Works?

Cucumber helps rejuvenate the skin. Lemon and mint restore the balance in your digestive and clear any internal infections.

#2. Coconut Oil.


• Lightly warm up coconut oil

• Cleanse your face and pat it dry

• Massage your skin for a minute or two

• Let the oil soak in for a couple of minutes

• Wipe away the excess with a cotton ball

You can repeat this every day

Why it Works?

Coconut oil is, not only, an excellent natural moisturizer for your skin, but its antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties will also keep the skin clean and infection-free which help to maintain a healthy and flawless skin.

#3. Apple Cider Vinegar.


• Mix one part of vinegar and one part of water

• Soak a cotton ball in the mix and apply on the skin

• Let it sit over a night

• Wash the area as usual in the morning

Do this twice a week before going to bed

Caution: if you have sensitive skin, add aloe vera gel to counter the acidity of the vinegar.

Why it Works?

The acids present in ACV exfoliate dull and dead skin cells and reveals a fresh and healthy skin. It also lightens the scars and blemishes and prevents your pores from getting infected and inflamed. Its astringent properties tone your skin and improve your complexion.

#4. Green Tea ice cubes.


• Steep the tea bag in hot water for a few minutes

• Let it cool down

• Pour the cool tea into an ice tray and freeze it

• Apply the ice cube all over your face

• Let it dry and then wash your face as usual
   
You can repeat this every day.

You can also drink green tea for a clear skin

Why it Works?

Green tea is rich in antioxidants that nourish and detoxifies your skin. It also heals marks and scars on your skin.

#5. Lemon.




• Take one half of a lemon and rub it onto your skin in a circular motion for few minutes

• Wash your face clean with water

You can repeat this every day

Why it Works?

Lemon juice is rich in vitamin C, which helps in skin lightening and healing scars.

#6. Honey.


• Apply a thin layer of honey on your face

• Let it sit for few minutes

• Rinse your face with lukewarm water

You can repeat this once or twice a week

Why it Works?

Honey is rich in vitamins and minerals that nourish the skin. It also contains antioxidants, that give you youthful and flawless skin.

#7. Olive Oil.




• Gently massage your face with few drops of olive oil

• Let it sit for few minutes

• Wipe it off using a washcloth dipped in warm water

You can repeat this every night before going to bed.

Why it Works?

Olive oil is rich in vitamin E that hydrates the skin and restores its freshness and elasticity.

#8. Potato.


• Cut a potato into round slices

• Rub a slice onto your face in circular motions for few minutes

• wash it off with cold water

You can repeat this every day for best results.

Why it Works?

The natural enzymes that are present in potato have bleaching properties that can help you get clear, flawless skin. It also helps in reducing sunburn, tan, and spots.

#9. Turmeric.


• Mix 2 tablespoons of turmeric powder with water to make a thick paste

• Apply the paste on your face and let it sit for five minutes

• Rinse your face with cold water

You can repeat this treatment twice a week.

Why it Works?
Turmeric is a natural antioxidant and anti-inflammatory that is widely used to treat minor cuts and wounds. It also has skin lightening properties that can get rid of scars, marks, and other spots from your facial skin.

#10. Almond Oil.


• Massage your face with few drops of almond oil

• Leave the oil overnight

• Wash your face as usual in the morning

Do this on a daily basis.

Why it Works?

Almond oil helps to keep your skin hydrated. It also rejuvenates your skin and reduces any scars or marks.

#11. Garlic.




• Crush one garlic clove and apply it on the marks and scars on your skin

• Let it sit for five minutes then rinse it off

• Pat dry and apply a moisturizer

You can repeat this every day for best results.

Why it Works?

Garlic is an antimicrobial agent that kills the bacteria on your face which can, effectively, treat scars, acne, and other marks on the face. It also contains certain exfoliating acids that are excellent for lightening scars and marks.

#12. Rice Water.


• Soak half a cup of raw rice grains in 2 to 3 cups of water

• Let it sit until the water turns cloudy

• Strain the rice and store the water in a bottle.

• Massage your face with some of this water for a few minutes

• Rinse your face with cold water

You can repeat this every day.

Why it Works?

Rice water is rich in vitamins and minerals that rejuvenate the skin and tighten it. It also helps to exfoliate the skin and remove dead cells.

#13. Raw Milk.


• Dip a cotton ball in 2 tablespoons of raw milk

• Let it dry naturally, then rinse it off

You can repeat this twice or thrice a week

Why it Works?

Raw milk helps exfoliate the skin and remove dull and damaged skin cells easily. It also moisturizes the skin and keeps it supple.

Caution: People with an allergy to milk should avoid this remedy.

#14. Egg Whites.




• Whip an egg white in a bow to make a froth

• Let it sit for few minutes then apply 3 to 4 layers of in on your face

• Let it stay for 15 minutes and rinse with warm water

You can repeat this once a week

Why it works?

Egg white is rich in proteins that rejuvenate the skin and tighten it. It also nourishes your skin effectively and adds radiance.

Additional Tips.


1. Drink Water.


Drinking enough water will flush out all the toxins and help maintain your skin hydrated. This will help you get clear, glowing skin.

2. Eat A Balanced Diet.


A balanced diet is important to get flawless skin. Start with include fresh fruits and green leafy vegetables in your diet.

3. Clean Makeup Brushes.




Clean your makeup brushes at least once every two weeks. Bacteria grow in moist areas, and brushes that come in regular contact with creamy makeup products are potential growing grounds for bacteria. Wash the brushes with warm water and antibacterial soap or solution and let them dry overnight.

4. Remove Makeup.


Your skin regenerates and repairs itself while you’re sleeping. Not removing makeup from your skin before sleeping will get your pores clogged and your skin will be prone to breakouts.

5. Protect Your Skin From The Sun.


Protecting your skin is as important as treating it. Use a sunscreen with a minimum SPF of 20 whenever you’re outside to protect your skin from the harmful UV rays.

6. Avoid Touching Your Face.


Our hands constantly pick up germs that get transferred to your face when you touch it. This can cause infection and breakouts. Thus, try to touch your face less and when you have to touch it, always wash your hands thoroughly before.

7. Exercise.


Exercise helps detoxify the skin and make it flawless by flushing out toxins from your body in a natural way. Also, avoid wearing makeup during exercise to prevent your pores from clogging and always wash your face before and after you exercise for best results.

With the help of these home remedies, you can get clear and flawless skin naturally at home, without burning a hole in your pocket. Apart from these effective natural remedies, we have also listed some tips that you can add to your daily lifestyle. This will make sure you achieve the skin you have been craving for. Just remember that maintenance is key. Spare some ‘me time’ for your daily skin regimen to keep your skin flawless.


If you know other home remedies that work, please leave it in the comments below.

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