7 Simple and natural ways to get glowing skin

“Beauty is not about the makeup you wear, Its about the glow from inside”

Hours of makeup might get you that glowing skin but after removing the makeup?  Getting that naturally glowing skin is what we have always dreamt of. It is not very difficult as we think so. Simple steps will ensure that you will get that glowing skin without makeup.

TIP 1: Water is as essential as the air you breathe

Drink a lot of water, at least 6-8 ounces of water. Water cleanses your body toxins and flushes out from your body. Listen to what your body wants. Often we get confused with thirst and hunger. Body signs for thirsty is misunderstood with hunger. Drink water half an hour before and after your meals.

Drink herbal tea instead of caffeine. Also, the most healthy option is to take in ginger and honey in hot water in between your workouts.

Your everyday routine for morning and night should be like cleanse with milk and wash your face with cold water. Cold water ensures that opened pores(during cleansing) are closed.

Take bath in cold water than hot water. As hot water tends to dry your skin more than cold water. This is also applicable for hair washes as well. Frizzy hair can be controlled with a cold water bath.

Tip2: Sweat it out
Yes, you heard it right. Sweat it out as much as you can, until your body says,” ENOUGH”. That much of workout is necessary. It can be anything. Depending on your age and stamina, define the type of workout. Push yourself and workout until your body cannot do further.

Yoga is the best practice which enables you to maintain your body posture and meditation helps to relieve stress and slow down the ageing process.

Tip 3: Cucumber for hydration
Cucumber is hydrating in nature and it removes dead skin and gives a natural glow to the skin. Cut few pieces of cucumber and rub over your face.

Face mask- Grind cucumber, add lemon juice and honey and apply it to your face. Leave it for 15-20 min and wash your face with cold water.

Cucumber is made up of 96% water and hence helps in hydration.Taking in a portion of it in our daily diet, keeps you hydrated throughout the day. It has ascorbic acid(vitamin C) and caffeic acid which helps to reduce skin irritations and swelling.

Tip 4: Carrot Juice for that natural glow
To get that healthy glow in your skin, it is essential to take in good food. Fruits are extremely rich in vitamins and minerals. Always include a large portion of fruits in your everyday meal.

Carrot juice is natural sunblock.The beta-carotenoids in carrots help reduce sunburn and also increase the skin’s resistance to sun damage.

Instead of using a number of commercial products, you can get rid of that stubborn acne by going the natural way. Just include carrot juice in your everyday schedule and see the difference. Since it is high in essential vitamins, carrot juice helps prevent acne by detoxifying your body.

Carrot juice can actually slow down the ageing process. Beta-carotene is converted into vitamin A in the body. It reduces cell degeneration and thus slows down ageing. It largely improves the amount of collagen in the skin which keeps it firm and healthy. This helps in maintaining elasticity and reduces the visible signs of ageing like sagging skin and wrinkles.

Tip 5: Go nuts over coconuts
Coconut water contains anti-microbial properties because of the presence of lauric acid that helps to protect against skin infections. It also contains protein like cytokines that helps in cell growth and cell activation.

They regulate signals in response to inflammation caused by acne and also have an anti-ageing effect on the skin. Both external and internal use can improve wrinkles, fine lines and dark spots.

Also, it is good for your liver, which means it helps in cleansing the toxins from your body.

Tip 6: No Caffeine
Caffeine causes dehydration which leads to premature ageing and inflammation (redness). Because of dehydration, the skin becomes dry and flaky. Dry skin looks worn and sometimes patchy and prolonged dryness leads to the formation of lines and wrinkles.

Dehydration leads to a situation where there is not enough water to flush toxins from the surface of the skin. This, in turn, leads to acne formation.

Tip 7: Fruits and veggies to take right way,  to glow your skin instantly
Fruits and vegetables are rich in vitamins and minerals which instantly helps in providing nutrients to your skin and helps to get a natural glow.

  • First of all, Have food on time. When you starve for food, first your skin shows that to the world. SO always have food on time. Avoid too much of salt at dinner time as it causes puffing.
  •  Beets for pinky blush: Beetroot has lots of vitamins and minerals. Beets juice helps to purify the blood and remove toxins. This keeps the skin healthy. Keep in mind to take any kind of vegetable juice every morning. This not only keeps skin healthy but also keeps your body fit.
  • Strawberry helps to get rid of dead skin and boosts up collagen production. Vitamin C in strawberries helps to minimize fine lines and wrinkles. It also lightens the skin because of the presence of omega3 fatty acids.
  • Lemon: rich in vitamin C, vitamin B and Phosphorus which helps to give your skin a healthy glow. Natural acid present in lemon helps to remove dead skin cells and lighten age spots.

Get that glamours glow in your skin for this valentines day with all the above natural techniques.

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