Skin, the largest organ in the body, is constantly renewing and repairing itself by expelling and replacing skin dead cells. So understanding how the skin works and how you should take care of it is essential to exuding a radiant and youthful YOU.
Facial skin remains the number one priority for most people, especially woman, with Dry skin and Wrinkles topping the list. Considering the amount of direct exposure to the elements, rejuvenating your facial skin will help bring back your charming aura.
What are some natural skin care alternatives to help moisten the skin and keep it radiant? Store bought cosmetics can be expensive and contain harmful chemicals and additives giving short term benefits but long term woes. Here are some home remedies that are gentle on your skin and inexpensive to use.
Natural Skin Care Alternatives to Common Skin Ailments
Dry, Chapped Skin
Immersing yourself for 20 mins., in a Salt bath with six pounds of bath salt added to the warm bath can relieve dry, itchy skin. After bathing, massage with some almond or olive oil to help hold in the moisture.
Home humidifiers are excellent to reduce the moisture loss in homes with central heating or where dry heat is prevalent.
Sleep helps the skin to repair cells. Try a warm bath, before going to bed, and some calm soulful music for that eternal sleep.
Avoid soaps and body washes that can leave your skin devoid of moisture. Try “Tea Tree and Vitamin E Face and Body Wash” a natural skincare remedy for a variety of skin types and ailments.
Virgin coconut oil or butter and honey, is also used as a natural moisturizer for the skin.
Aloe Vera gel can soothe the effects of long time exposure to the sun, sunburns and skin peeling. A gentle rub with this wonder gel restores the skin with its cooling and healing effects.
For people who can’t avoid being in the sun for extended periods, sipping green tea can help subdue the impact on exposed skin. The abundance in antioxidants in Green Tea helps prevent wrinkles.
Evening Primrose Oil can help to strengthen skin cells and increase moisture.
Vitamin E is essential to moisten, reinvigorate the skin and strengthen the collagen below the skin. A diet of Eggs and Almonds enriches your skin with this magical vitamin.
You can also make a quick facial mask, whipping one egg white with one ground almond. Wait till the mixture dries, then remove gently with cool water and voila.
Is saggy wrinkled skin below the eyes bothering you? Egg whites to the rescue again. Applying it on the affected area tightens the skin, visibly reducing wrinkles.
Importance of a healthy wholesome Diet, with water rich foods, complimented with regular exercise can never be ignored.