When it comes to skincare it can be hard to buy for — especially for those of us with sensitive skin that breaks out when using anything new. However, proper skin care is a must for healthy, glowy skin, but with products loaded with ingredients that are impossible to even pronounce and prices that are higher than a bill we are left wondering… what’s really good for the skin? and are these products really worth the hype? If you want an alternative to the store bought products you’ll be relieved to know that the best skin care could be sitting in your pantry.
Their high levels of fats and vitamins like A, D and E help skin retain moisture and and work as anti-agers. Rub the inside of an avocado peel on your face and leave on for 15 minutes then rinse with warm water.
Ditch the store bought toner and grab some lemon juice. Apply to your face for 15 minutes and rinse off. This will lighten blemishes and scars as well as tighten your skin and give you a youthful glow.
Raw, organic honey is a natural anti-bacterial, so it’s an effective acne treatment, helps unclog pores and is a great cleanser. Apply honey to face allow to sit for 20 minutes, then rinse.
Take some raw oats and mix it with olive oil (whatever oil works for your skin) milk, or even water. Use the paste to exfoliate — great for sensitive skin and leaves the face feeling soft.
Packed with nutrients like magnesium, potassium, vitamins A and E cucumbers are great for your skin. Helps to reduce wrinkles and promotes a glowing complexion, and can treat puffiness around the eyes because of their high water content. Place slices over your eyes while you sit back and relax for 15-20 min.
Its antioxidants and natural acids help strengthen the skin to create a natural barrier against the harmful effects of the sun. Apply to the skin at night for a great overnight moisturizer or to use as a day time moisturize add on top of damp skin so the water can reduce any greasy feeling. Great for removing eye makeup too!
Nutrients like beta-carotene and vitamins C and E that’s is found in Aloe keeps the skin plump. Great to use as a moisturizer leaving no greasy feeling after applied.
A few other great all natural products for your skin is coconut oil–used as a moisturizer or makeup remover, Green Tea— rub used tea bags all over face and allow to sit for 20 minute(also very good for your skin by drinking), and Apple Cider Vinegar— Diluted ACV wash can help minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.