7 Insanely Simple Hacks for INSTANT Glowing Skin!

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Achieving that luminous skin is easier said than done. And between hectic work hours, round-the-clock stress and windpipe-chocking pollution, is it really a wonder your skin is 24x7 lifeless and tired? What you need are hacks for glowing skin.

beauty hacks

We know, yes we know, time is a luxury and most of us don't seem to have it. That's where these tricks come in. They require literally just five minutes of your time and show results almost instantly.

However, before we further explore these ingenious hacks for glowing skin, you need to do some background work!

And with the background work, we mean tweaking your everyday habits to reap long-term skin benefits.

Quit smoking, as it can make your skin age twice as faster. Chug down that H2O, as it flushes out the toxins from your body, making your skin glow. Avoid touching your face, unless you want to transfer bacteria from your hands to face.

And of course, the most important, apply sunscreen every single day! Yes, do remember this point clearly.

So, here are 7 insanely simple hacks for an instant glowing skin, take a look!

Acne Wiping Spray

sea salt

Mix a tablespoon of sea salt to a cup of warm water. Transfer the solution to a spray bottle. Shake it well and spritz it on the problem area. Let it get soaked naturally into the skin. It will help heal, repair and dry out the acne.

Caution: Avoid this trick for clear and radiant skin, if you have dry skin.

Illuminating Cheeks With Lip Balm

lip balm

Want to add an instant shine to your lack-lustre skin? Here is a little trick for quick glowing skin, you will thank us for.

Take your regular tinted lip balm, wipe a thin coat onto your cheeks in an upward stroke. It will give your cheeks that titillating sheen and add a bit of colour. If the lip balm becomes too much, dab on a little face powder with a brush.

Witch Hazel For Under-eye Bags

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Nothing can kill your look the way under-eye bags do. Here is what you can do to treat that. Take witch hazel in a cotton pad, apply it gently on the area under your eyes. It will not just reduce the fluids under your eyes and remove eye bags, but also help brighten them.

The Dewy Look Trick


Forget applying foundation the old way, here is a new way that guarantees that dewy glowing skin. Dip a brush coated with foundation with a few drops of facial oil. Apply it to your skin, as you apply your regular foundation. It will give your skin an enviable glow, plus it will look like you have applied no makeup!

Revive Dull Skin With Rose Water

rose water

Here is a little pick-me-up for your tired and dull skin at the end of the day. Fill an ice tray with rose water, pop it into the refrigerator to solidify. Once frozen, gently rub it over your skin. It will relax the tired muscles, boost blood circulation, close pores AND tone your skin. Use this homemade remedy for glowing skin every day!

Stand Upside Down

stand upside down

No, we mean literally. Lie horizontally on your bed, with your head hanging out. Maintain the position for 3 to 5 minutes, as long as your comfortable. Then, return. This little trick will send the blood gushing to your face and scalp, giving you an instant glow. Bonus point: It also improves your hair growth!

Instant Tan Remover


Yet another tip on how to get radiant skin instantly. Peel, grate and extract the juice of 1 potato. Mix it with a tablespoon of honey, and apply an even coat to your face and neck. Let it sit till your skin starts to stretch, then rinse it clean with plain water. Bleaching properties and humectant will naturally lighten your skin tone, without making it dry.

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Story first published: Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 12:00 [IST]
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