The growing pollution and increasing pace of life have had a major impact on our health especially our skin. Our skin is very delicate therefore can be damaged but the pollutants quite easily thereby causing premature wrinkles, stains, blemishes etc. and other skin issues like stretch marks, burns etc. have also increased in the past decade. When our skin is marred by such issues we feel embarrassed thereby we lose our self-confidence.
There are many creams and treatments that have been introduced to the market to treat these skin issues but most of them have done more harm than good. Factory made creams, treatments etc. contain chemicals that may treat the skin issue at the present but later on you will be able to see and feel the harmful effects of those chemicals on your skin. Hence it is better to use creams and treatments that are homemade therefore contain the least of chemical avoiding any future harm chemicals. So here I present you a few treatments for you wrinkles, blemishes, stretch marks, burns and other skin issues
Aloe Vera and coconut mixture
Aloe Vera is boon to your skin as it sooths burns, treat stretch marks, blemishes, wrinkles etc. rehydrates the skin making it soft and calms any allergic reaction you are having. It is best to use fresh Aloe Vera as the treatment will be more effective. Coconut is an ingredient that is commonly used in many Indian kitchens but we don’t know the many benefits it has to our skin. Coconut rehydrates your skin and provides it with a natural yet unique lustre. The necessary ingredients for this mixture are
- Organic Coconut, 113g (in solid form)
- Aloe Vera gel, 113g (fresher the better)
- Essential oils, 3-5 drops
– Lavender oil or vanilla oil (based on your preference)
Mix the Aloe Vera gel and coconut oil in a bowl and mix it thoroughly for about 5 minutes till you get a consistent and bright mass. After it is mixed thoroughly add the essential oil of your choice and then transfer the mixture into an air tight glass jar. This jar has to be stored at room temperature at all times.
This mixture has to be applied after a hot shower, when your pores are open and cleaned therefor you can skin can absorb the mixture better. The mixture has to be applied in circular motion on the needed area and do so with a generous amount of the mixture. Within a month you can see the successful effects that this 100 % natural mixture has on various skin issues like wrinkles, blemishes, stretch marks, burns etc.
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The Almond cure
Almond contains the anti-oxidant Vitamin E, vitamins and proteins that help rehydrate and soften your skin as well as cure any skin issues like burns, wrinkles, blemishes etc. Rose water has anti-inflammatory properties and can help maintain your skin’s pH balance therefore it helps soothe irritated skin and makes it smooth. The ingredients for this cure are
- 4 tbsp Almond paste (Soak the almonds, remove their skin and then mash them into a smooth paste)
- 2 tbsp rose water
Mix the above ingredients to a smooth paste (quantity can be changed according to your use). Then apply the paste on the needed area of your skin and let it remain there for at least 20 minutes before washing it off with lukewarm water. This cure has to be followed at least 5 times a week to gain successful results.
Honey and Aloe Vera blend
Honey is filled with antioxidants that slows down aging, boosts skin complexion and also is natural antibacterial cure therefore cure many skin issues like blemishes, acne etc. Aloe Vera rehydrates your skin and also sooth burns and other skin issues. Whereas Oats are a great scrub that removes all the dirt from your pores. The necessary ingredients for this treatment are
- 2 tbsp honey (organic is best)
- 1 tbsp Dry oats (powdered)
- 1 tbsp Aloe Vera gel
Mix all the above ingredients thoroughly in bowl (the quantity of the ingredients can be altered based on how much you need), a fine yet grainy paste is formed. This paste is to be applied on the needed area of the skin in circular motions so that it penetrates your skin thoroughly. Let this paste remain for at least 30 minutes before you wash it off with lukewarm water. This blend will scrub the dirt from your skin as well as cure any skin issues you are having.
Sugar and Almond oil mixture
Almond oil contains the antioxidant vitamin E and various other properties that help in curing various skin issues. Sugar and lemon juice help scrub the skin and prevent the growth of bacteria thereby avoiding skin issues like acne, blemishes etc. The necessary ingredients for this mixture are
- 2 tbsp raw sugar
- 1 tbsp almond oil
- ½ tbsp. lemon juice
Mix all the above ingredients to form a coarse paste and then apply it on your skin in gentle circular motion with only medium pressure this will ensure that the cure has reached the inner layer of the skin. Let this mixture stay on for at least 10 minutes before you wash it off with a hot shower. This treatment has to be practices daily at least for a month to cure all the skin issues. I suggest that you use moisturizer after the shower as you pores will be open and clean.
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Cucumber and tomato cure
Cucumber helps soften and lighten the skin by rehydrating it; it also helps in reducing water retention as it contains ascorbic acid and caffeicacid. Tomato neutralises and cools the skin giving you a blemish free and soft skin. The necessary ingredients for this cure are
- 2 tbsp cucumber juice
- 2 tbsp tomato pulp
The above ingredients must be mixed thoroughly to form a semi thick paste that is easy to apply. The paste then has to be applied on the skin in smooth circular motions (somewhat like a massage) and let it remain for at least 15 minutes before you wash it off with cool water. The cure must be used at least 5 times a week without fail for all your skin issues to disappear.
Many of us use aspirin for headache but we don’t know the many other benefits it can provide. Aspirin cleans clogged skin pores, removes dead skin cells, slows down aging, reduces wrinkles and with its anti-inflammatory properties it also reduces puffiness. The necessary ingredients for this cure are
- 5 to 6 aspirin tablets
- Little water (as needed)
- 1 tsp honey (organic)
- Few drops of Essential oils like olive oil, jojoba oil. Or almond oil (optional)
Firstly prepare a paste of the aspirin tablets with the water and then add the honey, if you want the essential oils can be added also. Mix the paste that is formed thoroughly as to avoid any lumps. Apply this paste on the needed area of your skin and let it remain there for at least 15 minutes before washing it off with warm water. The cure must be used daily and within a month you can see all you skin issues disappearing.
Green tea mask
Green tea contains high amounts of enzymes, amino acids, antioxidants, phytochemicals and many more feature that are a boon to your skin. This mask has a texture of a scrub therefore exfoliates your skin also. The necessary ingredients of this mask are
- Green tea powder (approximately powder from two green tea bags)
- Little water
- 1 tbsp honey (organic)
Mix all the above mentioned ingredients to form a coarse paste and apply it on the necessary region of the skin in circular motion like that of a massage. Let this mixture stay on for at least 20 minutes before you wash it odd with lukewarm water. This cure must be followed daily to gain successful results. Not only skin issues like acne, blemishes, pimples etc. will disappear but also you will notice your tan fading.
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Sandalwood work for any skin kind, it helps lighten the skin tone as well as soften your skin greatly. This mask also contain rose water or raw milk that has to decided based on your skin type, for dry skin use rose water and for oily skin use raw milk. The necessary ingredients for this mask are
- Sandalwood powder (as needed)
- pinch of turmeric
- Rose water/ raw milk (as needed)
Mix the above ingredients to form a thick paste that is to be applied on your skin. Let this paste stay on for an hour before you wash it off with cool water. This mask has to be used weekly four times for positive results.
Right Diet and water consumption
These treatments/ cures are just tips to enhance the ever present beauty that can be found in every person in this world.