Here are 5 great Natural Skin remedies.. not just to eat, but to apply directly to your face. Try leaving these on, while you soak in the bath, and let the hot steam of the bath help work the mask into your skin.
Once you wash off, you will feel 100% more alive.. skin included!
When eating watermelon, consider using the whole melon. Watermelon skin can be used as a facial scrub because the texture is tough but not hard on the skin. You can actually use it to buff away dead skin. With its high water content and its multi-vitamin combination of vitamins A, B6 and C, it will not only hydrate your skin, but also repair and protect your skin too.
For aging skin, mix 1 teaspoon watermelon juice with 1 teaspoon of mashed avocado. The avocado is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which helps plump the skin, as well as vitamin C and vitamin E, which act as antioxidants for a powerful anti-aging combination. Apply to your face and let sit for 20 minutes before rinsing with warm water.
Coconut oil can can be used to prevent skin wrinkles treatment. Virgin coconut oil can help rejuvenate the tender skin round your eyes. For those prone to dry skin round eyes, or dar circles, rub a little coconut oil around your eyes. Coconut oil is a wonderful under eye and eyelid cream. It helps moisturize that paper-thin skin, improving dark circles and keeping wrinkles at bay. Rub a tiny amount around your eyes, focusing on areas that have wrinkles. You only need a pea-sized amount for each eye. Avoid getting the coconut oil in your eyes. It will thinly coat your eyes, making your vision blurry for a little while.
Tomatoes are great for the skin as they have cooling and astringent properties. They are rich in vitamin C making it helpful for acne and brightening dull skin and tomatoes also contain vitamin A which is needed for healthy skin. It’s naturally acidic so it helps balance the skin and get rid of excessive oil. There are also many antioxidants in tomatoes. If you suffer from enlarged pores on the face, here’s how to shrink them. Take a tablespoon of fresh tomato juice. Add two to four drops of fresh lime juice to this. Use a cotton ball to apply this mixture on your face. Massage it in circular motions. Leave it on for about 15 minutes and then wash off with cool water. Regular application will shrink pores greatly.
Olive Oil and Lemon
Olive oil can help provide moisture to the skin. Rich in vitamin C, D, E, antioxidants and iron it can be used to help regenerate skin. While lemon makes skin brighter and more radiant, adding olive oil can help reduce fine lines, especially around the mouth and eyes. Try adding oatmeal and egg whites to help combat a dull pallor, or to help with facial skin tightening.
Tea leaves contain catechins, compounds Aromatic Oil, compound carbohydrates, protein, various amino acids, vitamins and minerals, and pectin, that help to keep skin clean and bright, delay and reduce the appearance of wrinkles on the face, but also can prevent a variety of skin conditions. Crushing tea leaves in a heavy face cream is a mild but effective way to give you a mini facial. By making circling motions with the cream you can polish your skin and make it appear younger and fresher. Simply rinse off thoroughly with tepid water and pat dry very lightly or allow the water to evaporate naturally. You can also use this method on your feet with or without a pumice stone to slough off callused or other rough spots. Use a very thick cream for a “rougher” more effective product.