Ramadan Edition: Home Remedies For Glowing Skin During Raya
The month presents its own set of challenges towards the health of your skin but fret not, you'll thrive and above all glow this Raya Aidilfitri with these home remedies that are ideal applications during Ramadan.
A powder in golden hue for a glowing skin worth a golden bucks. Yes, turmeric works wonders thanks to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It will eradicate free radicals that are harmful to the skin whilst enhancing collagen production to keep your skin supple and glowing.
To work this magic onto your skin; mix 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder onto 4 tablespoons of chickpea flour and add some water or milk to form a paste. Apply it onto your face and neck and leave it for 15 minutes and rinse it off later with plain water. You may opt for this remedy once or twice a week.
2. Green Tea
Green tea has been long known for its detox benefits but it also greatly aids with skin rejuvenation. Green tea leaves are rich in flavonoids, which retains the elasticity of the skin; giving it wonderful glow as well as reversing the signs of aging.
For this, mix 2 teaspoons of freshly boiled green tea with some brown sugar and cream into a bowl. Apply this mixture all over the face and gently scrub in circular motions. Rinse it off with cold water after 10 minutes. You may apply this mixture up to twice a week.
3. Aloe Vera
Nature's best gel. That's the glory this one has found itself over the past several decades. Aloe vera gel is indeed the ultimate solution for skin problems as its nourishing and healing properties rejuvenates the skin to give it a natural glow.
For this, mix 1 tablespoon of aloe vera gel with a pinch of turmeric, 1 teaspoon of honey and 1 teaspoon of milk into a bowl. Apply this mixture on the face and neck evenly. Leave it on for about 20 minutes and rinse it off later with lukewarm water and pat dry. You may apply this mixture up to twice a week.
A delicious sweet treat that works as a charm onto the skin. Honey has antimicrobial and hygroscopic properties that cleans and makes your skin soft. Not forgetting that honey is also rich in antioxidants that's sure to bring out that glow from your skin.
This has to be the most simple remedy as it only requires one ingredient, honey. Simply apply honey evenly over clean and damp skin. Massage it for a couple of minutes and leave it on for another 5 minutes. Wash it off later with lukewarm water.
There you have it ladies and gentleman. Now you can #stayhome try out these remedies and bask in glory with a glowing face with Aidilfitri.