12 ways to brighten up your skin at home this eid

12 ways you can get glowing skin without Saloon this Eid

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Wondering how to get glowing skin with tough routines of Ramzan plus no more Saloon visits due to Lockdown?

No need to worry about it. Today we are here to help you make your skin glow with items we daily use. It will be quite surprising that how the things we use at home daily can be used to enhance your beauty by staying at home.

 

1 GRAM FLOUR (Basen)

We all know what Basen is as Iftar is incomplete without Pakoras. Basen works as a natural exfoliator and removes dead skin cells and so is ideal ingredient to get glowing skin this Ramadan. It will help to bring a new layer of skin, which is off course healthy and glowing. It would not be wrong saying Basen worked as an agent for glowing skin.

12 ways you can get glowing skin without Saloon this Eid

Basen Mask

The Basen mask can also help in removing unwanted hair from your face. This mask is best for removing oil from the skin.

Ingredients

Basen, Water, (Rose Water and Balai is optional)

Instructions

  • Mix 2 tablespoon of Basen and Water in a bowl (You can add Rosewater instead of plain water)
  • You can add Balai if you don’t have acne issues.
  • Make a thick paste and apply all over your face.
  • Rub your skin in a gentle circular motion before it dries.
  • Wash your face after 15 minutes with water.

Usage

Use this mask twice a week.

2. ROSEWATER (Gulab ka Arq)

We are often surprised to find that How our Nani and Dadi got such perfect skin till now?

The reason is rose water. It is commonly known as ‘Arq-e-Gulab’ or ‘Gulab ka Arq’. Rose Water not only cleansed and refreshes the skin but also serves as a skin toner. It helps in increasing the pH of skin which leads to a lighter tone and glowing skin.

12 ways you can get glowing skin without Saloon this Eid

Ingredients

Rose Water, Cotton Balls, Spray Bottle.

Instructions

  • Put Rose Water in a spray bottle and spray it all over your face and neck.
  • Dip the cotton ball in rose water and apply it all over your face and neck.

Usage

For better results use it twice a day, morning and before bedtime.

3. TOMATOES (Tamatar)

Shocked? Yes, tomatoes are not only full of nutrients but also help in clarifying and lightening the skin/hyperpigmentation. Tomatoes are highly rich in potassium and Vitamin C that helps you get glowing skin and add color to your cheeks. It serves as the best guard from sun burning and delay ageing.

12 ways you can get glowing skin without Saloon this Eid

Tomato Mask

Ingredients

The Tomato

Instructions

  • Apply tomato pulp all over your face.
  • Rinse it with close water so your pores stay close.

Usage

Once a week.

Tomatoes also help in removing blackheads, especially from the nose skin. Here is another usage of Tomato.

Ingredients

Tomato

Instructions

  • Put a slice of tomato in the freezer for 15 to 20 minutes
  • Rub that frozen slice on your nose and other parts of your face gently.
  • Rub for 5 minutes and use a damp towel to clean your face.

Usage

Once a week

4. OATS (Daliya)

Oats are a common item in our kitchens. However, mostly old people of our house take it in breakfast but oats have their own wonders. They are great for removing dead skin and giving the face a natural glow, needless to say, they are also soothing.

12 ways you can get glowing skin without Saloon this Eid

Oats Scrub

You can use oats as a scrub as well as a mask. It helps to exfoliate your face and remove blackheads.

Ingredients

Oats, Water, (Rose Water and Milk are optional)

Instructions

  • Soak half cup of oats in water for 3-4 hours
  • Mix well until it turns to a thick paste.
  • You can add some drops of rose water or milk
  • Apply this paste all over your face and neck and scrub gently.
  • Wash your face after 10 minutes with cold water.

Usage

Once a week.

5. HONEY (Shehad)

This is one of my favorite ingredients because it works excellent whether you use it on the skin or to eat. It protects the skin from pimples because of its antibacterial properties. Moreover, it makes the skin tone lighter and fades the scars and pigmentation due to the bleaching property it contains.

12 ways you can get glowing skin without Saloon this Eid

Honey Mask

This mask will bring out the natural glow on your skin and leaves the skin spotless.

Ingredients

Raw Honey, (Lemon is optional)

Instructions

  • Add 2 tablespoons of honey in a bowl.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of Lemon for better results.
  • Mix it well and apply all over your face.
  • Wash it with water after 15 minutes.

Usage

Use it twice a week.

6. ALOE VERA (Kawar Gandal)

This is a plant and its specialty is it can grow everywhere. You do not need to travel thousands of miles for this plant, just grow it at home. anthraquinone is a compound present in Aloe Vera gel that increases the cell turnover and removes dead cells as well.

Aloe Vera serves as a natural sunblock and reduces hyperpigmentation, which causes the skin to glow brighter.

Aloe Vera Mask

This mask is an excellent rejuvenator for the skin.

Ingredients

Aloe Vera, (Honey is optional)

Instructions

  • Scrap the Aloe Vera gel from the leaf.
  • Mash it well.
  • Add honey if you want.
  • Apply all over the face.
  • Wash it with water after 15 minutes.

Usage

  • Use Aloe Vera gel daily.
  • Use Aloe Vera and honey mask twice a week.

7. MILK (Dudh)

Milk is one of the easiest available ingredients for glowing and nourished skin. Raw milk not only helps in detaining but one of the best remedies for those with dry skin.

Tyrosine is the melanin controlling hormone that darkens the skin. Milk keeps a check on the secretion of this hormone and acts as an unbeatable agent for fair and glowing skin.

12 ways you can get glowing skin without Saloon this Eid

Ingredients

Raw milk and Cotton balls

Instructions

  • Dip cotton balls in milk and pat them all over your face.
  • If you don’t have cotton balls then directly splash milk on your face and pat it with hands gently.

Usage

Use daily in the morning.

8. TURMERIC (Haldi)

Do you ever follow the Totkaz of your granny? If yes, then you’ll know the importance of turmeric in her view. You can find turmeric in your spice cabinet. Curcumin, a powerful antioxidant, and an anti-inflammatory agent are present in turmeric that improved the skin.

Turmeric Mask

This mask lightens the skin tone and leaves it bright.

Ingredients

Turmeric, Water, (Milk, Rose Water, and Ubtan are optional)

Instructions

  • Mix 2 tablespoon of turmeric with water.
  • Add Ubtan, Rose Water, and Milk for better results.
  • Make a thick paste and apply it on the face.
  • Rinse with water after 15 minutes.

Usage

Use it twice a week.

9. POTATO (Alu)

Isn’t it exciting to use your favorite Alu to lighten up your skin? Exactly, The juice from raw potato is full of Vitamin C which has natural bleaching properties. Besides this, the remaining scratch can be used to dull the dark spots and lighten the scars and spots of aging and sunburn.

Potato Mask

Ingredients

Potato, Honey, Water, (Rose Water is optional)

Instructions

  • Grate a raw potato.
  • Add one teaspoon of honey and water in it.
  • You can add rose water instead of plain water.
  • Mix it well and apply it all over your face and neck.
  • Rinse with water after 15 minutes.

Usage

Use it twice a week.

10. COCONUT OIL (Nariyal)

Dry and Dull Skin Problems? No need to worry about this. Grab some coconut oil and then you will surprise to see how fast it nourishes your dead skin and rejuvenates it. Coconut oil has the properties to lock the moisture in your skin and protects it from UV radiation as well.

Ingredients

Virgin Coconut Oil

Instructions

  • Heat-up the 1 tablespoon of coconut oil.
  • Apply it to your face and neck.
  • Massage gently in a circular motion for 5 minutes.
  • Leave it overnight.
  • Rinse your face with warm water in the morning.

Usage

Use daily at night for better results.

11. BAKING SODA (Meetha Soda)

Most of you know about how baking soda cleans the teeth or opens the clogs but now you will know what else it can do. Baking soda exfoliates the dead skin and lightens the spots. It has the antibacterial properties which prevent any sort of infection.

Baking Soda Mask

This mask will neutralize the pH of the skin. You can’t directly apply soda on your skin without mixing it with other ingredients.

Ingredients

Baking Soda, Olive oil, Honey

Instructions

  • Mix 1 teaspoon of baking soda and olive oil in a bowl.
  • Add half teaspoon of raw honey.
  • Mix it well and make a paste.
  • Apply it to your damp face and neck.
  • Massage in circular motions for 10 minutes.
  • Rinse with water thoroughly.

Usage

Use it once a week.

 12. CUCUMBER (Kheera)

All of us saw a girl sitting in a saloon with cucumber on her eyes. Right?

Cucumber helps in cooling the skin and eliminates the swelling and puffing from the face. It can refresh the skin that leads to glowing skin.

Cucumber Mask

Using cucumber is beneficial but adding yogurt in the mask makes it more effective.

Ingredients

Cucumber, Yogurt

Instructions

  • Grate 1 small cucumber and add 2-3 tablespoons of yogurt in it.
  • Mix it well and apply it to your face.
  • Wash with cold water after five minutes.
  • If your skin still oily after wash, use a towel to remove the oil from the face.

Usage

Use it twice a week.

A Complimentary Recipe

Bitter Gourd Juice (Karela)

I still remember my Nani forced me to drink Kareela Juice for healthy skin when I was in my teenage. Bitter ground not only purifies the blood but also prevents the acne and pimples from the face. The juice brings the glow to your skin.

Here is no mask but a recipe for Juice to drink.

Ingredients

  • 2-3 bitter gourds (karela)
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper powder to taste

Recipe

  • Wash and peel bitter grounds and removes the seeds.
  • Cut the clean bitter grounds in small pieces.
  • Put the pieces in a blender along with salt, lemon juice, black pepper, and water, if needed,
  • Drink the juice.

Usage

Use daily. If not, then thrice a week for better results.

Fellas! Now that you have these valuable natural nutrients, you need to use them all and see how your skin comes back to life before Eid.

Is there anything you want to add? Let us know in the comment section below!

 

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