When it comes to facial complexions, you would naturally want yours to be fair, radiant and flawless. And while that may sound like a tall order, the truth is that you can easily go about achieving the same, as long as you utilize a few home remedies regularly. This should also help clear facial blemishes if any, and they should help you improve your complexion. Check out the various home-based remedies for immediate effect. If you have already tried several skin creams in the recent past, then you would be glad to try out the various homemade remedies listed here,
Milk: Of the various organic substances, this happens to rank right at the top and with good reason. Milk regulates and restricts Tyrosine, a melanin-controlling hormone which is directly responsible for your skin darkening. And that is why Milk often ranks at the top when it comes to fairness agents. Just wash your face, apply raw milk and let it sit awhile, after which, you can wash it off. The improvements to your complexion would be immediately noticeable after two or three applications.
Honey: Natural, organic honey is a great anti-bacterial agent; regular application of honey on your face should help prevent zits, acne and other facial blemishes. But what makes honey outstanding is that it comes loaded with bleaching properties which should result in a fair complexion as well.
Gram flour (Besan): Gram flour (besan) is a natural exfoliator and as such, all you need to do is mix some water with gram flour (besan). Mix it up into a paste and apply the same to your face. Let it remain until it hardens into a mask. Wash your face after a half-a-hour and you should have a clear, radiant complexion.
Turmeric (Haldi): Turmeric (haldi) comes loaded with various medicinal properties and chief amongst them happens to be the fact that it is an anti-bacterial agent which is why it continues to be predominantly used in most herbal medicines to this day. It is a powerful antioxidant and also contains an anti-inflammatory agent called curcumin as well. Just take some turmeric, mix some water with it, make it into a paste and apply it directly to your face. Leave it on for a while and then wash your face thoroughly; it should help brighten up your complexion as well as reduce the incidence of zits, pimples and other facial blemishes.
Lemon: When it comes to maintaining a flawless complexion, you may want to prevent hyperpigmentation which is why Lemon ranks among the top ten when it comes to home remedies for a flawless complexion. Lemon happens to be rich in Vitamin C, which interrupts the action of the melanin hormone tyrosine. Just rub some lemon juice on your face and wash it after a while. This should leave your skin refreshed with your complexion, radiant. At the end of a long day, all it took was a lemon and 15 minutes for you to maintain your skin’s healthy glow.
Yoghurt (Curd): It is no open secret that yoghurt comes with many medicinal properties and often figures prominently in most diet plans. Yoghurt is great for reducing your extra calories, but more importantly, it can help nourish your skin and revitalize it as well. It contains lactic acid, which has natural bleaching properties and it should also help remove the dead skin cells from your face as well. Just take some yoghurt and apply it to your facial area. Wash it after a half-hour or so, and you should be left with a healthy glow and a radiant complexion to boot.
Cucumber: Cucumber is widely known for its skin regenerative properties, and it comes with the same pH balance as your skin. So using slices of cucumber, cucumber peels or even cucumber juice on your face should help you replenish your skin and rejuvenate it at the same time. This should enable you to maintain that radiant and healthy glow to your skin with ease. All you need is a single, cucumber and a knife to slice it with. You can use the peels and the slices directly on the skin, and the same goes for the juice, which you can combine with lemon and honey for a powerful face mask, which should result in a glowing, radiant complexion.
Potato: Potato today happens to be one of the more popular vegetables, and with good reason. But did you know that Potato and to be more specific potato juice happens to be rich in Vitamin C and that it can help lighten up your complexion as well as remove dark marks from the same, quite easily? That happens to be the truth; all you need to do is to slice up a few potatoes and use a processor to squeeze some juice out of them. Once you have the desired amount, you can then apply the same to your face and wash it off, after half an hour or so. This should result in your complexion improving for the better.
Aloe vera: Aloe vera is widely known for having several medicinal properties, with chief among them being its anti-bacterial properties. Just take an aloe vera leaf, extract the gel and apply the same to your face. Make sure that you let it stay on for at least a half-hour that should be enough time for Anthraquinone to react with your skin cells. And your skin should be refreshed and revitalized, as a result.
Papaya: Papaya comes loaded with propane which is a skin-lightening agent. So, it is essential that you take some papaya juice, and massage the same into your skin. You can wash it off, after a while and this should result in your skin complexion becoming lighter. Do remember that one application may not do the trick and you may have to go in for regular and periodic applications for there to be noticeable changes.
These are some of the home remedies that you may want to try out right away. Most of these remedies require no additional prep work on your part and all the ingredients can be sourced locally with ease.