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Nature’s offering for your skin

Published : 19 Sep 2019 04:16 PM | Updated : 06 Sep 2020 05:38 AM

You don’t always have to stock up or splurge on creams and serums for your beauty treatments. In fact, your kitchen pantry can come to your aid. From turmeric, cucumbers, honey to avocados, here’s how they can give your face its natural glow back The next time you want to give your skin some TLC, look into your kitchen pantry for help. From honey, cucumbers, avocados to turmeric and eggs, each of these ingredients can work wonders on your skin. Read on to find out more about them...


Avocado paste can nourish, moisturise and soothe your skin. Its creamy texture makes it easy to apply and can give you a natural glow.


Turmeric is known to have anti-inflammatory properties, making it a skin essential. That’s also why many use it to make a homemade mask along with sandalwood powder. It helps get rid of marks and other impurities as well.


If you have a lot of dark spots on your face, use a mixture of honey and lime to remove them. This natural sweetener also happens to be one of the most effective ways to get rid of them.


This is the perfect summer ingredient, which has high antioxidant levels, which calm inflammation in the body. Keeping it on your eyes for at least 10 minutes can help reduce puffiness and redness from your eyes, making them feel relaxed, especially after a very long day. It can also help treat blemishes.

Brown sugar

It’s known to be rich in antioxidants, and you can use it to exfoliate your skin and get rid of any impurities. Brown sugar also hydrates the skin, giving you back a natural glow.


They are rich in fatty acids and protein, which can repair tissues and make your skin firm. It can also hydrate it and provide elasticity to it.


Zinc in yoghurt can help soothe sunburns. Also, since yoghurt has antifungal properties it can fight fungal infections. It also has potent antioxidants that prevent free radicals from damaging your skin. You can also use it for exfoliation, to remove the dead skin cells.


Tomatoes have astringent properties, which can help reduce excess sebum on the skin’s surface. As a result this prevents oil build up, which further reduces the chances of you having blackheads and whiteheads.    —Times of India