Use Aloe Vera To Transform Red Irritated Skin Into Soft Healthy Skin: If your skin is red and irritated, you’ll want to soothe it right away. Prolonged inflammation of your skin can cause your skin to break down collagen. Or, if you just want smooth, vibrant skin, you can also use this skin soother. Aloe Vera gel has antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and healing properties, and it penetrates the skin easily to provide nourishment.
It’s terrific for soothing skin that’s been overexposed to the sun, as well as for treating minor cuts and scrapes, eczema, and acne. In most stores, the aloe you’ll find contains preservatives, fillers, and artificial ingredients. Look for pure aloe from your local health food store. Or buy an aloe plant and simply slice open a leaf, extracting and saving the gel.
Super Moisturize Skin Naturally With Hyaluronic Acid
When we travel, are stressed, or experience extreme weather conditions, our skin can appear shriveled and dull. And, as we age, our skin becomes less resistant and may appear unhealthy. Sodium Hyaluronate (Hyaluronic acid) is a wonderful hydrophilic ingredient. Which means it readily binds to water and gives super moisturizing properties.
Hyaluronic acid is found throughout the body, but it especially concentrated on the skin. Because of its high water-binding capacity, it acts as a hydrating agent and space filler. It supports collagen and elastin, by keeping them nourished and moist. Reduces the appearance of wrinkles while keeping the skin soft, smooth and supple. You can find Hyaluronic acid in some natural skincare products.
Get An Instant, Youthful Skin Lift Using Antioxidant-Rich Natural Actives
Avoid the neurotoxin Botox and other more invasive procedures and look to nature instead. Antioxidant-rich and hydrating natural actives can lift and protect the skin naturally. And, one of the ingredients in quality organic skincare serums is Pullulan, which has an instant lifting effect, naturally!
It is a polysaccharide produced from starch by cultivating the yeast, Aureobasidiumpullulans. It provides an antioxidant effect as well as an instant lifting effect that helps improve the overall texture and appearance of the skin. Long-term use of Pullulan will help strengthen the integrity of the skin.
Brighten Dull Skin Using Green Tea As A Toner
White and green teas applied topically on the skin have anti-inflammatory, brightening, evening, cleansing and hydrating properties. They’re ideal for use as a skin brightening tea toner. You can make a tea toner with one or both of these teas by steeping the teas for 5 minutes. Allowing them to cool to room temperature. Then, either pat onto your face, apply with cotton pads or pour into a spray bottle and spritz onto clean skin.
Eliminate Pimples For Clear Skin With Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil is well-known for its antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. And research shows it can help reduce mild to moderate acne breakouts. Be sure to use diluted tree oil because the undiluted variety can burn and irritate the skin when applied directly.
Just add 1 to 2 drops to a single application of your cleanser, serum or moisturizer. You want about a 5% dilution, which means 5 drops of tea tree oil per 1 teaspoon of carrier oil or cream. You can apply this 2 – 3 times daily.
Use Chamomile Tea Ice Cubes To Freshen Up Tired-Looking Skin
Brew a strong pot of chamomile tea (about 1.5 cups water with 1 teabag). Allow to cool 10 minutes or more and then pour into ice tray and place in the freezer. Once frozen, wrap the tea cube in a thin cloth or washcloth and apply to pimples, puffy under-eye skin, sun-kissed skin, or irritated skin for a quick skin toner picks up. You only need to apply for a few seconds to a minute per area.
Clean Facial Pores With Honey, Turmeric, And Yogurt For A Smoother Complexion
Combine the healing, clarifying, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial effects of honey with pore cleansing. And sebum balancing effects of turmeric and pH enhancing and lactic acid effects of yogurt into this pore cleanser… Mix together 1 Tablespoon plain yogurt, 1 Tablespoon raw honey and 1 teaspoon turmeric powder into a paste. Apply to face and neck and leave for about 10 to 15 minutes. Then wash with cool water, pat your skin dry and apply your favorite serum and moisturizer.
Make A Natural Beauty Mask To Restore And Hydrate Tired Dull Skin
Oats have moisturizing, anti-inflammatory, and healing properties. Avocado is hydrating and nourishing, with naturally occurring vitamins A and E. And, Yogurt contains nutrients, enzymes and active cultures that help reduce inflammation. And balance the pH of your skin for a healthy skin microbiome.
In a bowl, blend together 1/4 cup oat flour (ground uncooked oats). 2 Tablespoons unsweetened yogurt and ¼ of an avocado. Mix well and then apply enough to cover your clean, dry face.
Leave on face for 10 to 20 minutes and then remove with a warm, wet washcloth, and then rinse face with water and pat dry. Use the mask once per day as needed. 🙂 🙂