During summer the heat and warmth of the sun and hot winds tend to damage the skin. The harsh weather makes the skin rough and dull, and causes the pores to be clogged with sweat dust and dirt. Special attention should be given to the skin to keep it healthy and glowing during summer.
Natural remedies to get a glowing skin in summer
Apply a mixture of honey and lemon juice in equal amounts on the face and leave it for 20 minutes. It is a very effective and simple remedy for tan removal.
Cucumber juice will also help to reduce the effect of harsh sun rays. It also helps in removing pimples, blackheads and other stains of the skin and makes the skin soft.
A paste made out of gram flour, milk and a few drops of lime juice should be applied on the face… Leave it for 30 minutes before washing.
A paste of turmeric powder, wheat flour and sesame oil helps in removing unwanted hair on the skin.Orange juice helps in giving a smooth and soft skin.
A mixture of cabbage juice and honey, if applied regularly on the face, helps to get rid of wrinkles.
A paste of raw carrots will help to give a glowing skin.
Regular application of mint juice on the face will help to remove stains.
Steps to keep the skin glowing in the summer
Exfoliate Exfoliation is the process of removing dead skin cells that accumulate on the outer layer of the skin. The dead cells can be scrubbed off with the help of a homemade scrub that can be made by making a paste of oats, milk and besan.
Cleansing of the face must be done twice a day with the help of a good cleansing agent. Raw milk applied on the face is a very good cleanser. Plain yogurt and honey used as cleanser can also moisturize the skin. Apply this cleanser and leave them for 10 minutes before washing them with cold water.
Moisturize A soft, smooth skin is often a result of moisturizing it with a water based moisturizer. Moisturizing should be done immediately after washing when the skin is still damp.
Moisturizing at night is more beneficial to make the skin glow.
Steaming helps to open the clogged pores and clear the skin by removing the dirt accumulated on the skin. Once a week of steaming therapy will help the skin to become soft and clear.
Toning helps to remove the dirt toxins, moisturizes the skin, clears the skin and refreshes it. A natural toner can be prepared by mixing equal parts of glycerin and rose water. This toner applied regularly at night helps to reduce pimples, blackheads and tan marks on the skin.
Tan Removal of tan helps to give a healthy and glowing skin.
A homemade mask for removing of tan can be prepared by making a paste of 2-3 almonds little lime juice and some milk. Apply this pack at night and wash it in the morning with lukewarm water.