Amazing Beauty Benefits Of Garlic

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Updated: Friday, September 21, 2012, 10:05 [IST]
 
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To get a clear and flawless skin, we keep trying many products at home. Be it an artificial face pack or a homemade mask, all attempts to get the desired complexion and skin are done on a regular basis. Why spend money on artificial beauty products that are expensive and ineffective too! If you look inside your kitchen cabinet, you can find out many ingredients that have beauty benefits. From fruits to spices to vegetables, all nature's gifts have their own contribution towards the skin.

Garlic is a special ingredient that inspite of having various health benefits has many beauty benefits too. If you include this in your diet and beauty regime, you will have a healthy body, glowing skin and strong black hair. Here are few beauty benefits of garlic. Try them to get a glowing and flawless skin.

Amazing Beauty Benefits Of Garlic

Cures acne: One of the beauty benefits of garlic is, it cures acne. When you apply garlic juice on the acne or pimple, you see it diminishing. Just mash few garlic pods and make a paste out of it. Apply it on the pimple at few intervals throughout the day to get rid of pimples easily. You can also add few drops of white vinegar.

Softens skin: Allicin (a compound in garlic) helps soften the skin and makes it smooth. If you add few garlic pods in your face mask, you can get soft baby like skin naturally.

Fights ageing: Why waste money on expensive anti-ageing creams when you can use garlic. This homemade beauty product is very effective to help you get rid of fine lines on your face. The anti-ageing properties of garlic makes it an essential beauty product that keeps wrinkles at bay! Add few drops of garlic juice to your face pack and apply once in a week.

Blackheads: Suffering from blackheads or whiteheads? Just include this magical food in your beauty regime. Garlic benefits the skin as it removes blackheads and whiteheads. Add few mashed garlic pods or garlic juice in your scrub and apply on the affected areas.

Reduces inflammation and cures scars: If you have moles or scars on your skin, rub garlic on the affected skin. You will get a clear and flawless skin naturally. The anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties of garlic are good to reduce skin inflammation and scars.

Removes stretch marks: All moms wish to get rid of stretch marks completely. Even after applying creams or going for beauty treatment, the stubborn marks hardly disappear. Try garlic! It is effective and helps reduce stretch marks that look ugly.

These are few beauty benefits of garlic and its juice. The magical food is also good for your hair and heart. So, do not forget to include this ingredient. However, do not apply garlic on a regular basis. Although it has skin benefits, excessive appliance can be harmful for the skin.

Topics: skin care, facial
Story first published:  Thursday, September 20, 2012, 14:02 [IST]
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