Skin, the largest organ of the human body often becomes dull, dark, & lifeless due to overexposure to the sun, environmental pollution, poor lifestyle choices and prolonged use of chemical based cosmetic products. You can save yourself some time and money by using natural remedies that will effectively brighten your skin complexion.
Here are top 5 ways to brighten your skin naturally using products that are available in your kitchen:
1 . YOGHURT
-Yoghurt contains lactic acid that has brightening properties.
-Mix 1 tablespoon of yoghurt with one and a half tablespoon of honey. Apply this on your face and neck and wash off after 10 to 15 minutes. Do this daily to improve and brighten your skin tone.
-Add some ground oatmeal and little lemon juice to yoghurt to make a thick paste and apply it as a face mask. This will help your skin feel supple, moisturized and will add glow to your face.
2 . GRAM FLOUR
-Gram flour is one of the best ways to brighten your complexion. Using this remedy every alternate day will help remove excess oil from your face and will brighten it.
-Mix some gram flour with a small amount of water or rosewater to make a paste. Apply it on your face and leave it on until the paste dries. Wash it off with plain water.
– Alternatively, you can also include lemon juice along with water to make a paste.
3 . HONEY
-Honey helps brighten skin and also acts as a moisturizing agent. It has antibacterial properties that can help fade age spots and acne scars.
-Combine 1 spoon each of honey and lemon juice, 1 tablespoon powdered milk, one and a half teaspoon almond oil. Mix well and apply on the face. Leave it on for 10 to 15 minutes and wash it off with cold water.
4 . LEMON
-The citric acid in lemons helps to lighten and bleach the skin. The high amount of Vitamin C encourages new cell growth and brightens the skin tone. Also, lemons have antioxidants which are very good for the skin complexion.
-Mix together 1 teaspoon each of lemon juice, powdered milk, and honey. Apply it on your skin and leave it on for 15 minutes before rinsing it off. Do this every alternate day.
5 . ALOE VERA GEL
-Aloe vera can alleviate hyperpigmentation and restore your skin’s original colour and leave it looking bright and nourished.
-The cooling effect of Aloe vera helps regenerate new cells and rebuilds damaged tissue which is important for a healthy skin.
-It is best to use aloe vera pulp from the plant. Apply the gel thoroughly on your skin. Leave it for about 30 minutes and then wash it off with water. Do this daily for at least 2 weeks.