Chamomile – benefits for skin

chamomile Chamomile is frequently added to skin cosmetics to serve as an emollient and for it’s anti- inflammatory effects. Chemical components of chamomile extract have demonstrated anti-inflammatory, antigenotoxic and anticancer properties.

Alpha- bisabolol , a compound in chamomile reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and accelerates the healing process of the skin.

  • apply a cooled  cup of chamomile tea as a face wash and you will observe a healthy skin.

Use chamomile as an astringent and moisturizer for skin. Excess of oil in the sebaceous glands of skin can cause acne and blocked pores. Apply cooled chamomile tea with a cotton ball on affected skin area and leave it, it helps to treat existing acne and blackheads and your open pores will be cleaned.

Add fresh flower heads to a cool bath and your sunburns and itchy skin will be relieved.

Chamomile herb has anti-inflammatory effects that may help eczema and other minor skin problems.

Chamomile containing flavonoids, treats dermatitis related inflammations by preventing the release of histamire – a chemical that cause swelling, itching and redness.

The chemical content of plant helps you in obtaining a smooth and relaxed skin, especially if you have a sensitive type of skin.

Be careful . before using, you should try your skin for a chamomile allergy.


Natural remedies for sunburns

natural_sunburn_treatment_lgA sunburn is a form of radiation burn that affects skin(a living tissue), that results from an overexposure to UV (ultraviolet) radiations commonly from the sun.

Here are few simple remedies for treating sunburns:

You can use yogurt on your burned skin to help to cool and heal. Let the yogurt stay on the skin untill it warms then rinse.

Aloe Vera is one of the best way for treating sunburns. Aloe Vera has anti-inflamatory effects on burn, also helps to heal wounds.Rub aloe vera gel on affected skin area and leave on the skin. Reapply as necessary.

  • mix few drops of aloe vera gel with 1 teaspoon of cocnut oil and frew drops peppermint oil.Apply on sunburns, leave it for few minutes then rinse.

Apple cider vinegar is known to ease the pain of a sunburn when applied on skin. Apply to the skin as a compress(combine vinegar with water).

Cucumbers are rich in antioxidants and have analgesic properties. Make a paste of chilled cucumbers, apply the paste to sunburned skin to help soothe sunburn pain and inflammation naturally.

Rub cocnut oil onto affected skin area, it will cool down your skin.

Don’t forget to use sunscreen, drink plenty of water and eat fresh fruits and vegetables.

Home remedies for freckles

freckles Freckles can be found on anyone skin and are triggered by exposure to sunlight. The exposure to UV B rays activates melanocytes, which can cause freckles to become darker and more visible.

There are home remedies which are simple to use and can give good results but these remedies must be used regularly to be effective.

Eggplant can be used to remove freckles. Slice an eggplant into thick pieces, rub gently the eggplant slices on freckles and leave them  on the skin for 15 minutes then rinse. You can use this remedy daily, after a week you will notice a big improvement of your skin, the freckles will become lightener in time.

Lemon juice has lightening properties and is effective to treat freckles. Apply lemon juice with a cotton ball on your freckles, leave it for 15 minutes, then rinse. Don’t forget that lemon juice makes your skin photosensitive, so “ hide” from sun few hours after doing this.

Wash your face with sour milk. Lactic acid will help gently for your skin peeling.

Horseradish can help in lighten the freckles. Mix a grated horseradish with lemon juice, blend them till becomes a paste, apply the mixture over affected skin, let it dry, then wash with cold water.

Papaya with it’s enzyme called papaian, can help you to get rid of freckles. Apply papaya juice on the freckles ,leave it for 10 minutes then rinse. Papaya juice will help you to remove freckles, skin blemishes and your skin will be smooth and soft.

Eat fresh vegetables and fruits and don’t forget to use a good quality sunscreen that offers a high level of “sun protection factor”.


Natural remedies for age spots

age spots  Age spots(liver spots) appear on the face, hands or neck of people over age 40. Age spots and brown spots are blemishes on the skin associated with aging, are a result of free radicals damage within the body and sunrays exposure.

Here are few natural remedies that can help your age spots disappear.

Avocado containing phytochemicals and linoleic acid can be a natural cure for age spots. Phytochemicals can keep away the troubles created by Uv rays and linoleic acid helps your skin tissue to stay firm. Rub gently fresh avocado on age spots, leave for 15 minutes then rinse.

Aloe Vera contains chemicals that can help to remove dead skin cells and help the growth of new healthy cells. Apply fresh aloe vera on your age spots once a day. With regular use aloe vera will lighten and dimish your age spots.

Lemon juice with it’s antioxidant properties can be used to remove brown spots. Apply lemon juice directly on the affected area, leave it 20 minutes, then rinse ( apply 3 times a week).

  • mix 2 teaspoons of honey with 2 teaspoons of lemon juice, apply the mixture on the spots, leave it for 25 minutes, then rinse(lemon juice dries the skin but honey will moisturize your skin).

Lemon juice contains citric acid which remove dead skin cells , also lightens age spots and removes the darker layers of skin.

Hydrogen peroxide is exceptionally to cure age spots. Apply hydrogen peroxide on the spots and leave there during the night, in time you will see the expected results.

Apply pineapple juice on your brown spots with a cotton ball, leave few minutes then rinse, your  skin texture will be improved.

Remember trying to remove age spots with home remedies takes time and patience, you may notice results after several week of “treatment”

Apple cider vinegar benefits

apple-cider-vinegar Apple cider vinegar is a natural remedy that can be used for health of your skin and hair. Apple cider vinegar is a fermented product made from crushed, organic apples. Apple cider vinegar is high in phosphorus, magnesium ,potassium, calcium, antioxidants, acetic acid, also contains lactic, citric and malic acids(AHA’s).

Apple cider vinegar can help restore your skin’s natural ph balance, also help reduce red marks and blemishes, and soften skin.

A natural remedy for acne, apple cider vinegar can be used to reduce infection and dry out inflammation.

  • mix 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar with ½ glass of water and apply on your acne with a cotton ball daily (twice a day in the morning and evening).

Applying apple cider vinegar on the skin can help reduce or minimize the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.

Mix 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar with 1 tablespoon of lavender oil and 1 tablespoon of rosemary oil, apply on your skin face, leave it for 15 minutes then rinse with water, you will observe a smooth, clear skin.

Apple cider vinegar is an excellent toner for skin, mix equal water with apple cider vinegar, sprinkle over your skin and you skin will be much tonified.

Also apple cider vinegar can be used as remedy for dandruff, weight loss, candida, sunburns.

Helpful remedies for acne scars (2)

acne scars2  Few days ago i wrote about few  natural remedies which are effective in treating acne scars. Because is a common problem I’ve thought that I could continue about this issue, natural remedies that have been extremely effective in treating acne scars for many people.

Apple cider vinegar is an efficient  remedy for getting rid of acne scars. Our skin needs to keep an proper PH in order to stay healthy  and free of bacterial infections. Apple cider vinegar helps your skin health because stabilizes the skin ph and helps your skin to heal itself.

  • dilute apple cider vinegar with water, then apply with a cotton ball on your acne scars, leave it for 30 minutes then rinse with cold water. You can apply daily ,in the morning and evening until you have the expected results.

Sandalwood is a natural remedy used for acne scars removal. Sandalwood’ s main component beta – santalol has antibacterial properties, due to this antibacterial activity can be used to clear skin and treat acne scars .

  • mix sandalwood with rosewater, apply the paste on your acne scars affected area and leave it as much as possible(at least an hour), then wash with water.

Fenugreek is an effective remedy in treating acne scars. You can boil fenugreek seeds in water and apply the solution after it cools down on acne scars.

The best thing to help your skin to resurface is encourage new skin to appear , so exfoliate your skin 2- 3 times a week.

Under Eye Wrinkles – Home Remedies

under eye wrinkles Under eye wrinkles and sagging skin around eyes, a common problem, can appear early, as the age of 25 in some people .

Both men and women are looking the best treatment on” how to get rid of under eye wrinkles”. There are many natural remedies that can dimish fine lines, wrinkles, and help to keep skin supple and moisturized.

One of the best natural remedy for under eye wrinkles, bags under eyes and dark eye circles is pineapple juice. Pineapple juice is a natural from Alpha Hydroxy Acid(AHA), which helps you to smooth fine lines and wrinkles.

  • apply pineapple juice under eyes and leave it for 20 minutes, then rinse. Pineapple contain an enzyme called bromelain, that helps you to get rid of dead skin cells and dirt.

Grape seed oil, full of antioxidants, like proanthocyanidis, helps you to reduce under eye wrinkles. Apply grape oil on the eye wrinkles, it will rejuvenate the skin and combat wrinkles.

Mix a teaspoon of brown sugar with 3 teaspoons of warm milk, let it cool, apply the mixture on the fine lines under your eyes and you will see an improvement in minimizing the wrinkles under eyes and clean skin surface.

Lemon juice with it’s properties will help you reducing wrinkles around eyes. Apply few drops of lemon juice on a cotton ball and apply around your eyes, daily in the morning and night.

Mix 2 slices of cucumber, a capsule of Vitamin E, 2 teaspoons yogurt and 1 teaspoon of lemon juice, apply around the eyes and leave it for few minutes. It will smooth your skin and reduce fine lines and wrinkles.

Don’t forget to be patient while trying these eye wrinkles home remedies because it will take time to acquire the desired results.