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Having a naturally glowing skin is the dream of every girl. Glowing skin enhances beauty and adds charisma. This is the reason why many girls shell huge money on beauty treatments to achieve flawless and radiant skin. What they don’t understand is that these treatments only offer a temporary solution and sometimes not even that. In order to get that lasting glow it is necessary to inculcate some lifestyle changes and cleanse your skin regularly with natural ingredients rather than strong chemical products. Here are some home remedies that can give you a soft and glowing skin: 

Milk

Milk works wonders when it comes to getting rid of that excessive oil and dirt. Just soak cotton in milk and rub it on your face to do away with all the impurities. Fresh cream extracted from milk is all the more helpful in attaining that natural glow. Just apply it for 10-15 minutes and massage it thoroughly to get a soft, supple and radiant skin. It is best to inculcate this into your night time skin care routine.

Papaya

Take a ripe papaya and mash it well. Gently massage the pulp on your face and neck. Let it stay for 10-15 minutes before washing it with cold water. Those with dry skin can add fuller’s earth powder to it and make a smooth paste. Apply it evenly on your face and neck and let it dry. Wipe off with a wet cloth to get a soft and glowing skin. Papaya nourishes the skin. It removes dead skin cells and reduces blemishes.

Aloe Vera

Cut the Aloe Vera leaf to extract its gel. Apply the gel on your face and let it sit for around 15 minutes. Massage gently and wash with cold water. Aloe Vera offers a soothing effect. It rejuvenates and nourishes the skin. You may add some milk and honey to it to enhance the effect. Apply this pack twice a week to get that natural glow.

Honey

Honey is one of the best ingredients if you are aiming to achieve a glowing skin. Besides, it is extremely easy to use. All you need to do is take one teaspoon of honey and spread it evenly on your face. Massage it well and leave it on for 10 minutes. Wash off with cold water thereafter to get a soft and radiant skin. Apply it two-three times a week. It is also suggested to have a spoon full of honey everyday and see how your skin changes for good.

Turmeric and Gram Flour

Mix half a teaspoon of turmeric powder with around 3 tablespoons of gram flour. Add some milk or rose water and mix it well to form a smooth paste. Apply it evenly on your face and neck. Rinse with water as it begins to dry. This will cleanse your skin and leave it supple and radiant. Apply it once or twice a week.

Olive Oil

Olive oil is known to nourish skin, nails and hair like no other kitchen ingredient. Take few drops of olive oil and gently massage it on your face and neck for around five minutes. Soak a towel in warm water, drain the excess water and keep it on your face for a minute. Wipe your face and pat it dry. Do this each night and see the difference within few weeks. Olive oil is rich in anti-ageing antioxidants and restores the natural pH balance of the skin making it look healthy and glowing.

Lemon

Lemon is one of the best kitchen ingredients for de-tanning. It removes skin tan and renders a healthy and glowing skin. Just cut lemon into half and rub lemon juice on your skin. Let it sit for around 15 minutes and wash off. You may even mix lemon and honey to form a paste. Apply the same to your face and wash after 10-15 minutes.

Banana

Mash a ripe banana to make a smooth paste. Massage it on your face and neck. Vitamins and potassium present in this healthful fruit renders a clear and radiant appeal. This is especially good for those with dry skin.

Potato

Grate a raw potato and apply it on your face to get rid of dark spots and dull skin. Adding some honey and lemon juice to it can amp the effect. Mix all these ingredients thoroughly and apply evenly on your face and neck. Both lemon and potato have astringent qualities that open the clogged pores, rejuvenate the skin and lighten the skin tone. Honey, on the other hand, moisturizes the skin and leaves it soft and supple.

Cucumber

Grate cucumber and apply it on your skin. Also cover your eyes with cucumber slices. Let it sit for few minutes before you wash it. It renders a cooling and soothing effect and lightens the skin tone. It also helps get rid of dark circles and puffy eyes. It is even better to mix crushed cucumber with yogurt and apply it. This helps in tan removal and refreshes the skin.

So, pick the ingredients that are easily available in your kitchen and apply them regularly to get a glowing skin.