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.

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”

Natural Remedies For Skin Blemishes

blemishes  Facial blemishes are dark patches or marks on the face due to any skin condition( acne, whiteheads, blackheads, age spots) that tend to clog the pores of the skin.

Here are some natural remedies that you can use at home:

Mix aloe vera with few (2-3) Vitamin E capsules and apply the mixture on the skin face, leave it for 10 minutes, then rinse. This will remove blemishes on your face and makes your skin soft and supple.

Lemon is one of the best remedy that can be used for skin. Apply lemon juice on the blemish prone area , then wash with cold water. Also you can mix lemon juice and turmenic powder, apply on the skin face , leave it for 20 minutes then rinse.

With this combination of Vitamin C and Alpha Hidroxy  Acid (AHA), lemon juice can help you to get rid of blemishes.

Mix rose water, yogurt and powder of orange peel that have been dried. Apply the mixture on skin face, leave it few minutes then rinse. This is a good removal of blemishes.

Boil chamomile in water, add few drops of lemon juice, leave it till is cold, then wash your face, it is an efficient cure for blemishes.

Mint leaves can help you to heal blemishes. Make a paste of mint leaves and few drops of water, apply on your blemishes, leave it for 10 minutes then wash with cold water.

Helpful remedies for acne scars

aloe-vera-acne scars  Struggling with acne is hard enough, it can leave behind deep marks and scars you don’t want on your skin face. There are many natural remedies that have been prove to be extremely effective. Let’s getting start getting read few of them.

Aloe vera  is a natural remedy often used to cure acne scars.Aloe vera is famous in it’s ability to help heal scars and wounds. It is very useful helping to heal acne scars.

  • apply the juice on skin face and leave it at least 15 minutes before going to bed.

Olive oil, full of antioxidants as Vitamin A, Vitamin E, hydroxytyrosol, improves the condition of your skin and reduces acne scars. Massage the affected area of your skin every day with olive oil. You will observe that your skin is more soften and the prominence of your acne scars is reduced.

Lemon juice improves the appearance of dark acne and blemishes by lightening them. Apply the juice directly on your acne scars using a cotton ball. Lemon juice contains citric acid, lactic and glycol acid, common found Alpha Hydroxy Acids or AHA’ s.  Lemon juice  helps in healing acne scars ,also helps in lightening the skin tone.

  • mix 1 tablespoon of brewed green tea  with 1tablespoon of lemon juice, 1 tablespoon of witch hazel and ¼ cup of baking soda. Apply the mixture 2 times a day, you will see a difference, your skin texture will be improved.

Good to know, not to expect overnight results, though it takes time, but your acne scar will be  naturally cured.

 

Advices for oily skin

Oily-Skin  Oily skin is a common problem, caused by over active sebaceous glands, that produces a substance called sebum. When the skin produces excessive sebum,  it becomes  heavy and thick in texture. The oilier the skin is, the dirtier the skin feels and looks, to prevent this feeling it’s important to keep the skin clean.

Managing oily skin can be challenging for many people. Here are some suggestions so you can take care of your oily skin:

Make scrubs : you can mix oatmeal with aloe vera, rub gently over your skin, leave on 20 minutes, then wash carefully.

Citrus oils like lemons, grapefruit , orange can help oily skin. You can refresh your face with a mixture of lemon juice and cucumber juice, apply to skin, leave on few minutes then wash it.

Tomatoes containing antioxidants, vitamin C and A, have astringent properties and are helpful for oily skin and acne:

  • mix tomatoes  juice with honey, the apply over your face, leave on 15 minutes , then wash with cold water (cold water closes skin pores).

Use aloe vera, to remove some of the oil from your skin. If your pores are clogged, you can use aloe vera to clean them out.

Sage and peppermint have astringent properties. Mix sage and pepermint in a cup, fill it with boiling water, leave it for 20 minutes, strain and let it cool before applying over face, is an excellent toner.

Clay masks (as bentonite) reduce greasiness of skin , also clean your skin from impurities:

  • mix 1 teaspoon of facial clay with lemon juice, apply over face, leave on for 10- 15 minutes then rinse it off.

Also eat fresh fruits and vegetables as much as possible and avoid unhealthy fats and replace them with healthy fats from nuts, seeds.