Sometimes the BEST skincare products are not found on the dressing table…but in the KITCHEN!
We are not even kidding. Read on the find out more.
We do believe in natural and we do believe that there are better ways to nourish your skin and hair than spending a fortune on products full of chemicals. Don’t you agree?!?!? Afterall, natural has been the go to for centuries and it’s no surprise.
Here are the top two kitchen ingredients you need to steal from your kitchen and add to your beauty routine pronto.
Turmeric is truly a miracle! Its the most effective nutritional supplement, also an amazing herb with medicinal properties which is used to reverse the effect of hyper-pigmentation (an issue women of all ages face).
Turmeric has skin-lighting properties, it also reduces inflammation and facial redness and speeds up skin healing. With antioxidant properties turmeric has been used for skin rejuvenation, to reduce face lines and wrinkles. It restores the natural glow of the skin along with treating uneven skin tone. Turmeric is effective in fighting against acne, and contains anti-oxidants that protect skin from radical damage.
Do we need to say more?!
Honey also contains a hell of lot of medicinal and nutritional properties. Honey is used as a treatment to unclog pores simultaneously delivering moisture to dehydrated skin. (Unbelievable! right?) It is extremely moisturising and soothing so it promotes glowing skin. It is also amongst the antioxidants that help slow down the aging process.
Here is how to put these two bad boys to good use!
DIY For Dry Skin
- Honey (1 teaspoon)
Apply a thin layer of honey on face in circular motion. Leave it for 30 minutes. Rinse off with warm water. We bet you will feel soft and radiant skin. Do it thrice a week for consistent results.
DIY For Bright Glowing Skin
Turmeric restores the natural glow and makes your skin look brighter.
- Honey (1 teaspoon)
- Milk (1 teaspoon)
- Turmeric powder (1/4 teaspoon)
Mix the following ingredients to make a quick face pack and leave it on for 20 minutes. Upon rinsing it off. You wouldn’t recognize yourself! Use this face pack thrice a week for best results.
DIY For Acne
Turmeric is extremely effective to fight against acne as it contains anti-bacterial properties. It destroys acne-causing bacteria and also removes the excessive oil from skin.
- Turmeric (1/2 Teaspoon)
- Sandalwood (2 Teaspoons)
- Milk (for making the paste)
Mix these ingredients and use milk to make a paste and apply it all over the face and neck and leave it to dry. Use the face pack a few times a week to get visible results.
Have a magic DIY of your own? Let us know in the comments below!