Herbs For A Glowing Skin

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Updated: Tuesday, July 10, 2012, 16:56 [IST]
 
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Everyone of us desire for a soft and glowing skin. Chemicals present in cosmetics can damage and irritate your skin. So, why not go for a natural skin care instead. Lets get back to nature and its basics for a glowing skin. There are some herbs that are widely used in cosmetic products. So, lets not compromise on sensitivity and follow herbal skin care regime to keep your skin healthy in the natural way.

Here is a list of few herbs for a complete natural skin care regime.

Herbs For A Glowing Skin

Chamomile- It is one of the best of natural skin care herbs suitable for every skin type. It accelerates the healing process of the skin with the help of an element present in it called alpha-bisabolol. Applying chamomile on the skin reduces fine wrinkles. It has anti-irritant and anti-inflammatory properties.

Take a cup of cooled chamomile tea and wash your face with it. You may also use some chamomile tea bags to scrub your face.

Calendula- Calendula is widely known for its skin rejuvenation and natural skin care properties. It is extremely rich in antioxidants known as flavonoids that can treat sunburns and irritated skin in a very effective way. It also has antibacterial features that can even heal skin sores. Calendula when applied on skin increases blood flow. nothing works as a better skin healer treatment than this.

Apply a paste of calendula on your skin once in three days. You will notice that this natural skin care ingredient makes your skin soft and glowing than ever before.

Turmeric- Turmeric has been used by people since ages for its beauty and health benefits. It not only makes your skin soft and smooth but also improves complexion. Turmeric paste is also used on wounds as it has healing properties.

Make a paste of turmeric and apply it onto your skin on every alternative day for a healthy natural skin. You may even boil some turmeric with mustard oil and let it cool. Massage the oil on your skin regularly before bath. This herbal method benefits your skin greatly.

Lemongrass- Extensively used for aroma therapy treatments, this herb has powerful astringent qualities. This effective herb dries out the excessive oil on skin and cures pimples. Lemongrass also has anti-bacterial and antiseptic qualities; ingredients to get glowing skin naturally.

Apply lemongrass oil on your skin to get the maximum benefits. It not only helps you get a glowing and flawless skin, but also reduces the visible signs of aging.

Use these herbs to make your skin all the more healthy and beautiful.

Story first published:  Monday, July 9, 2012, 17:54 [IST]
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