Often you have to make rounds of the drugstores and visit the dermatologists to get that beautiful skin. It feels that it’s a never-ending race that keeps you going through these stores and doctors and take up those painful needles on your face, get yourself that costly laser treatments that are just weighing down your pocket. In this haste of achieving what you dream of, it always happens that one tends to overlook the simple, easy and casually available options that are around you and will always be around. Yes, your kitchen with just regular grocery, fruits and vegetables are all equipped to make you look very beautiful without stepping a foot out of your door.
Kitchen The Wonderland:
Kitchen has things full of goodness and worth for the skin like olive oil, sugar and table salt. Then there are vegetables like potatoes, tomatoes, cucumbers and also not to forget fruits that are rich in antioxidants like kiwis, grapes, berries, and cantaloupes. Other kitchen products like eggs, honey, and few herbs just work as wonderfully. Some of the kitchen products have medicinal properties and are known for its effectiveness worldwide.
Olive oil: The best anti-aging agent, olive oil when massaged on to your body, face and neck will firm up your skin and make it supple. Try it to believe it
Sugar and table salt or sea salts: Refined or crushed sugar or salt with some with some olive oil will be a nice homemade scrub and can be used efficiently to exfoliate the dry, chapped lips to get those baby lips.
Potato, tomatoes, and cucumber: Potatoes, when grated and applied to the skin on the face and neck, will vanish that tan you have, making your skin look evener. Tomatoes are a natural bleaching agent that will ensure beautiful fair skin and cucumbers are known for its cooling properties universally. If you had a stressful day, or your eyes need some pampering, just grab that cucumber from the refrigerator and put the slices on your eyes. It really feels like heaven.
Kiwis, grapes, and berries: Fruits are better when eaten then putting it on your skin. The results are also worked much faster if at least three portions of your daily diet routine comprise of various fruits and vegetables. These fruits are rich in anti-oxidants that combat the free radicals from the body and slow down the aging process.
Eggs and honey: The eggs and honey often used in the skin firming and tightening masks. Their unique quality of giving that tightened skin with radiance and glow make them favorites for the masks and face packs.
So, the list can be longer, but the above ingredients are sure just a few common kitchen and household things that can really make you look beautiful.
Besides these, the humble vinegar is a good hair shiner when diluted with water. The green tea when sipped along twice or thrice in a day’s time takes away your age as it has anti-oxidants. The ripe banana can work wonders for the skin suppleness. Just apply mashed papaya on the face and neck and rinse off after 10-15 minutes. Your skin will not only feel soft, but it will gain its suppleness back over a period.
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