5 Natural tips for glowing skin

Written by Dr. Veena Madhankumar and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team

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Problems in our skin can be a result of several factors like unhealthy lifestyle, stress, age, alcohol, smoking, unhealthy food habits and even hormonal imbalance. There are several natural ways in which you can keep your skin rejuvenated and cleansed.

Here are a list of top remedies that can help your skin.

 
 

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1.Olive oil

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Olive oil has several different applications when it comes to protecting your skin. It can be used as a base for your face pack or even a moisturizer for your face and skin. Olive oil can make sure your skin is hydrated, prevent it from dryness and moisturize it as well. Its properties can even out your skin tone and fade away blemishes as well. Apply a thin layer of olive oil over your skin as a night cream and notice the freshness in the morning. It can also be used as a makeup remover since it has the ability to quickly break down lipstick and mascara. It gives your skin a healthy glow by removing all the gunk from it.

2.Milk and besan

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Containing a lot of lactic acid in its basic composition milk can help in nourishing your skin and making it soft. Besan’s properties can help in sucking away dirt from your pores and give you a clear complexion. Take raw milk or cream and mix it with besan to make a paste. It is better to make the paste in a runny consistency. Massage the paste on your skin thoroughly to remove all the dirt, oil and skin pollutants.

 
 

3.Tomato

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Slicing a tomato and rubbing it on your skin can effectively remove dullness from your skin and clear out the tanning. The enzymes in tomatoes reduce the size of your pores and lighten the dark spots on your skin. It can cleanse your skin and remove the build-up of dead skin cells.

4.Potatoes

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Potato juice can work like magic for your skin. Squeeze out the extract from potato and make a paste out of it. Apply the paste on your face and leave it on for the entire night. Do it regularly and you will notice a glow in your face. Potato juice has specific enzymes in them that can fight acne, keep your skin hydrated and prevent dullness. It is also helpful in fighting against tanning and pigmentation.

5.Papaya

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Being rich in alpha-hydroxy acids papaya can exfoliate your skin and remove the build-up of dead skin cells. Papaya can fight effectively against blackspots and blemishes. The papine in papaya is an enzyme that can remove excess pigmentation from your skin and make it flawless. Mash the papaya completely and make a thick paste out of it. Apply it on your face and let it dry for 20 minutes. Rinse off with cold water for better results.

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