Your skin tells a story – how about how old you are, how well you take care of yourself, what you eat and how much you drink. Our body’s largest organ, it absorbs everything you put on it as well. As time marches ahead, the first thing that shows visible damage is our skin. Chemical based products, pollution, lack of time is making it increasingly difficult to tend to our skins. To have a clear and flawless skin, it is quite essential to take proper care of your health.
Unpleasant blemishes can appear anywhere on the body in the form of skin discoloration or dark spots, but the ones on the face are most disappointing, aren’t they? And, if you don’t know how to get rid of that embarrassing blemish, we have got you covered. Here are 5 organic things you can do about it.
Most of you must have read about aloe vera’s magical properties that cure acne, but not many people know that it contains polysaccharides that encourage the growth of new skin cells and help heal blemishes and scars. It has various anti-inflammatory properties and antioxidants that help in rejuvenating the skin. You can buy aloe vera gel that are available in stores, but make sure it is organic. If you have aloe vera plant at your place, then you can pluck the fresh leaf and squeeze the gel out of it.
Egg whites have created quite a stir in the health and fitness circuit with its high-quality protein content, turns out, that egg whites could be your skin companion this season too. Egg white contains natural enzymes that help in evening out the skin and lighten the darkest blemishes and scars.
Honey has been a skin care staple since time immemorial. The emollient agents present in honey helps in hydrating the skin. It has antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties that helps in removing dead skin cells and lightening the scars.
Baking soda has various anti-inflammatory properties that help in shedding dead cells from the skin. To make its face pack, you would require 1 teaspoon of baking soda and one teaspoon of organic olive oil.
No prizes for guessing that lemon juice works as a natural bleaching agent for the skin and also lightens the scars and blemishes.
How to apply: Apply the juice of half a lemon to the affected area and let it dry for ten minutes. Repeat this every day for fifteen days and you will not regret the effort you put in.