Home remedies to exfoliate skin

exfoliation Exfoliation involves the removal of the oldest skin cells and helps to maintain skin healthy.

Exfoliation removes the outer layer of skin to reveal the newer skin beneath, it keeps skin clean and helps reducing acne outbreaks. You can exfoliate your skin by using a natural exfoliant so you can achieve healthy, glowing skin.

Coffee grounds containing caffeine acid has anti- inflammatory and anti-oxidant effects on the skin and stimulates collagen production.

  • mix 1 cup of warm coffee ground with ½ cup of sugar and 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Rub the mixture all over your skin then rinse it off.

Mix 2 tablespoons ground oatmeal with 1 tablespoon baking soda ,add water until a paste forms. Apply over your face gently rubbing in a circular motion then rinse.

Mix papaya and banana in a blender, then add 2 tablespoons of honey. Apply the mixture on the skin, leave it for 15 minutes then rinse with cold water.

Mix 2 tablespoons olive oil with 2 tablespoons sugar till creates a thick paste. Apply over your skin face, leave 10 minutes then wash with water.

Exfoliating keeps the skin soft and glowing and will keep your skin pores from clogging which keeps acne under control.

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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.

 

Olive Oil – Tips And Benefits

olive oil  Olive oil has a long history of being used as a home remedy for skin care. It can be used as cleanser, moisturizer and antibacterial agent for skin, also can help in treating  seborrheic  dermatitis, acne or psoriasis.

Olive oil containing antioxidants as Vitamin A,  Vitamin E , hydroxytyrosol, can prevent free radical damage on skin cells. The olive oil has more natural antioxidants that most beauty products. It can be used in treating aging skin or wrinkles.

Olive oil can be used as eye makeup remover, just few drops of extra virgin olive oil on a cotton pad, can gently remove eye makeup without irritating  the skin around the eyes area. Used frequently, olive oil can soften the skin around the eyes and smooth the wrinkles.

You can exfoliate your face: rub skin with olive oil, then scrub with sugar and rinse.

The olive oil will help clear up your blemishes and leave your skin smooth:

  • mix 1 tablespoon of castor oil( good for pores) with 2 tablespoons of olive oil, massage your face, leave on for 10 minutes, then wash with hot water, you will observe a clean skin, olive oil will help you to remove the impurities of face.

Olive oil as skin moisturizer to face and body ,it will keep your skin smooth and supple.

How About Reducing Cellulite

Cellulite on Legs  Cellulite, at women, is the appearance of dimpling skin, usually called orange peel, it is caused by the fat deposits that are just below skin surface.

It believes that appears because hormonal reasons, poor diet, lifestyle. There are lots of expensive treatments but you can help your body and reduce the cellulite with your own home made treatments:

Rub coconut oil on the affected area and then use a dry brush to massage and smooth the cellulite. This is one of the most effective way to reduce the cellulite.

You can mix olive oil and juniper oil and massage the area every day and you will observe that it will reduce the  cellulite and will gain a firmer skin.

Coffee containing antioxidant and caffeine( caffeine dilates blood vessels, which temporarily tones and tightens tissues) is an excellent way to reduce cellulite:

  • mix 3 tablespoons hot water with 1/4 cup of ground coffee and let 10 minutes to rest till transforms into a paste, then mix with 3 tablespoons of olive oil and apply by massaging with your hands.

The hemp oil seed containing Omega 3 and Omega 6 acids, maintains  the skin beauty, preventing cellulite and wrinkles.

Also eating a healthy low fat foods,  lots of fruits and vegetables and drinking plenty of water will help to reduce the cellulite. Regular exercises help to maintain a healhty weight and muscular tone.