Skincare is an important part of our self-care regime as skin is the first and foremost noticeable attribute of a person. Attractive and glowing skin boosts our self-confidence while also being indicative of our skin being healthy. Ayurveda, the age-old life science dictates practices and methods to acquire glowing skin, while also improving your skin health with effective treatments to many of the common skin problems.
Here are 7 Ayurvedic ways to take care of your skin:-
• Raw milk to cleanse
Raw milk is an excellent cleanser and helps remove dirt and impurities from the pores to leave your skin glowing. Dip a cotton ball in the milk and gently clean your face with it. The fats and lactic acid in the milk also contain moisturizing and softening properties. Adding milk to your bath is also an effective way to soothe and nourish your skin.
• Sandalwood, turmeric and milk to cure acne
A thick paste made from sandalwood powder, turmeric and milk is all what you need to fight the most common of the skin problems, acne and pimple. Apply the paste on your face and neck to feel the difference in skin texture.
• Aloe Vera for inflammation
Massaging your face with the gel from aloe vera leaves helps reduce the swelling and redness caused by acne and pimples, thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties. It also makes the skin smooth, supple and younger looking. Drinking aloe vera juice is also great to enhance the vitality of the skin.
• Honey for fine lines and wrinkles
The nectar is not only sweet to taste, but also possess amazing skincare benefits. Applying honey on your face and neck can avoid fine line and wrinkles and will make your skin soft, supple and moisturized.
• Oils to moisturize
Coconut oil being beneficial for lustrous hair is a well-known fact, but its effects in skincare is not explored by many. Massaging it on your face and body deeply moisturizes the skin and leaves it radiant. Olive oil is also considered as an effective moisturizer and helps prevent fine lines and wrinkles.
• Neem to purify
Neem’s anti-bacterial and analgesic properties benefits your skin in many ways even when used in different forms. Applying neem oil on face removes blackheads, a paste of neem leaves and turmeric gives flawless skin and a concoction of neem leaves and water helps clear acne, scars and pigmentation.
• Potato for pigmentation
Potato is a natural skin lightener and rubbing a slice of it daily on your skin will lighten your complexion and gets rid of dark spots and blemishes for spotless, glowing skin.