Whether young, old, men or women, we all strive for a flawless, healthy and radiant skin. But with age, our skin gets damaged and we all can see it. The appearance of age spots, discoloration, saggy skin, fine lines, spots or wrinkles starts making our skin appear lifeless and dull.
There can be several causes to poor skin quality starting from high UV, improper skin care, pollution, dehydration, unhealthy diet, stress, alcohol, smoking, up to inadequate sleep. Furthermore, many health conditions and medications will certainly impact your skin’s quality.
However, we are giving you these 10 simple homemade remedies that will change everything. With some work and lifestyle changes, you will rejuvenate and revitalize your skin.
Here are the top 10 home remedies for skin rejuvenation:
1. Lemon Juice
Lemon juice rejuvenates the skin by reducing age spots and other signs of aging. Lemon Juice contains a lot of vitamin C which is considered to be a strong antioxidant, and as we know antioxidant help in the protection of the skin from free radical damage. Additionally, the bleaching properties help improve your overall skin complexion.
Add a couple of drops of honey on 1 half of the lemon and rub it gently on your face using upward strokes. Wait for 10 minutes and then wash off your face. You can do this once or twice a week.
Squeeze the lemon juice from 1 lemon and apply it directly on your skin. Leave it for about 15 minutes, and then wash it off with cold water. You can do this on a daily basis.
Or you can make a paste for yourself by mixing 1 teaspoon both of lemon juice and egg whites, along with half teaspoon of milk cream. Apply the paste on your face and wait for 15 minutes, then wash it off with cold water. Repeat once or twice per week
As we know cucumber contains a high level of water which can be highly useful for hydrating and nourishing your skin. Its astringent and soothing properties benefit acne-prone and sunburned skin and help rejuvenate your skin. In addition, the antioxidant property in cucumber helps maintain clear and glowing skin.
Make yourself a face mask by mixing 2 teaspoons of grated cucumber and ½ cup of yogurt and apply it on your face and neck. After 20 minutes, wash it off with warm water. Use the mask twice a week.
Take equal amounts of watermelon pulp and grated cucumber, add a few drops of lemon juice and mix it all together. Apply it on your face and allow it to dry. Wash it off with lukewarm water. This can be done few times a week.
Papaya is rich in vitamins A, C and E, and has antioxidant properties that help in rejuvenating skin. It helps keep the skin soft, smooth and moisturized. In addition, the alpha hydroxy acids in papaya help exfoliate the skin. It is also beneficial in treating acne, dark spots, blemishes and other similar problems.
Mix 2 tablespoons of mashed ripe papaya, 1 tablespoon of honey and ½ teaspoon of fresh lemon juice. Apply this on your face and after 15 minutes wash it off with warm water. Use this face mask weekly to enjoy beautiful skin.
Banana is excellent for rejuvenating your skin, especially dry skin, because of its moisturizing properties. It helps with fine lines, wrinkles and other signs of aging.
Make yourself a paste using the following ingredients.
1 mashed banana.
2 tablespoons of milk cream
1 tablespoon of organic honey
1 tablespoon of oat flour
Apply the paste on your face and after 30 minutes rinse it off with lukewarm water.
Alternatively, mash a medium-size banana and mix it with 2 teaspoons of organic honey and a few drops of olive oil. Apply it on your face and wash it off after 20 minutes.
Do either of these procedures once or twice a week to enjoy radiant skin.
Yogurt is one of the best products for your skin. The yogurt contains lactic acid that works as a natural cleanser, moisturizer and exfoliating agent. It can help replenish the lost glow and radiance of your skin.
Prepare a mixture with 2 teaspoons of plain yogurt and ½ teaspoon each of turmeric powder and gram flour. Apply this paste on your face and neck. Allow it to dry, and then wash it off with cold water. Use this face mask once or twice a week.
An alternative option is to simply mix 2 teaspoons honey in 2 tablespoons of yogurt. Apply it to your face, wait 15 minutes and then wash it off with cold water. Use this remedy few times a week.
6. Orange Peel
Orange peel contains vitamin C, citric acid and other antioxidants which are useful in reducing blemishes and maintain healthy skin. The peels help cleanse, exfoliate and tighten the skin.
Dry the peels from few oranges under the sun for few days and then grind them into a fine powder. Take 1 teaspoon of the orange peel powder, 2 teaspoons of gram flour and water and make a paste. Apply the paste on your hands, neck and face and wash it off after 15 minutes with warm water. Use it on a weekly basis.
Avocado is helpful in rejuvenating dull-looking skin. It works as a skin moisturizer and helps treat dry skin, UV damage, scars and age spots. Additionally, the omega-3 fatty acids in avocado maintain your skin’s elasticity and firmness.
To make a paste, you will need 1 tablespoon of avocado pulp, 1 tablespoon of honey and 3 tablespoons of fresh cream. Mix it all together and blend it to make a paste. Apply it on your skin and leave it on for 30 minutes. Wash it off with lukewarm water. Use it a couple of times per week.
You can keep your skin moisturized and radiant by massaging it with avocado oil before taking a bath.
8. Green Tea
Green tea face masks are also useful for skin rejuvenation. Being rich in antioxidants it is beneficial to healthy skin and prevents aging of the skin. Green tea acts as a natural UV protector, thus preventing from UV exposure damage.
Add ½ teaspoon lemon juice and a little turmeric powder to 2 tablespoons of brewed and cooled green tea. Apply it on your face and neck and leave it on for 15 to 20 minutes before washing it off.
Another option is to mix 2 teaspoons honey in 2 tablespoons of brewed and cooled green tea. Apply it on your skin, allow it to dry for 15 minutes and then wash it off.
Tomato is an excellent source of lycopene an anti-aging antioxidant, thus being useful in skin rejuvenation. Lycopene helps greatly in protection from harmful UV rays. Additionally, the vitamin C in tomatoes helps in collagen production and protection from damage done by free radicals.
To make a paste mix 3 tablespoons of tomato juice, 2 tablespoons of milk cream and 1 tablespoon of lemon juice. Apply the paste on your skin and let it sit for 15 minutes, and then rinse it off with cold water. Use it twice a week.
You can also use fresh tomato puree to treat pimples and blemishes. Apply it to the affected area, leave it on for at least 20 minutes, and then wash it off.
Oatmeal works as a natural skin cleanser. It removes excess oil, dirt and impurities that are directly responsible for many skin problems. Furthermore, oatmeal protects the skin from UV damage.
Mix together 1 tablespoon of ground oatmeal, ½ teaspoon of honey and 1 teaspoon of water to make a paste. Gently rub it into your skin in circular motions and allow it to sit for 10 minutes after that rinse it off. Use it weekly to exfoliate your skin.