Wondering how to get glowing skin overnight?
Here are some of the best at-home remedies for radiant skin.
Is your Google search history overflowing with variations of the same query – How can I achieve glowing skin? Come autumn, most people begin to stock up their creams, moisturizers, and other tried and true skin products.
That is because around this time of the year, the skin starts to lose elasticity and feel leathery, especially for those who have naturally dry skin. And for others who have not implemented a proper skincare regimen, they will start to notice dull, patchy and discolored skin. With people that have oily and combination skin types, the skin begins to appear more dewy and glowing. But remember, even these skin types cant evade the tightening and stretching of the skin and will require a lot of nourishment.
Instead of reaching for harmful, harsh creams and serums, it's time to rifle through your pantry and concoct your very own skin brightening potion that will reveal you're natural shine. Here are seven at-home remedies for glowing skin.
Honey, which is known as an antibacterial agent, is perfect for all skin types. For combination to dry skin types, use one teaspoon of honey and massage on the skin daily. Keep on the skin for roughly 10 minutes and then wash. Once you pat dry, you should notice your skin feeling noticeably softer but also glowing. You should only use raw honey to reap maximum benefits. Organic raw honey is readily available in stores.
Raw figs are used often to create nourishing face masks and for a good reason. Not only are these treats tasty and nutritious, but studies have shown that they have the potential to treat a range of medical concerns, from diabetes to eczema.
This method takes two figs and mashes them. Mix in with a little milk, gently rub on the face for up to two minutes, then wash clean. This remedy can help remove toxins on your skin and help you get that shine from within. The mildly abrasive nature of figs helps keep the skin healthy.
Full of healthy fats, vitamins, and antioxidants, this fruit with aphrodisiac properties is a holy grail product for dry skin. Mash an avocado and apply it onto clean skin, slowly massaging it into the skin. Leave it on for at least 15 minutes before you wash it off. And, if you're not a fan of putting this mash on your face, actually ingesting avocados is another way to help your skin glow. Avocado toast anyone?
Who knew that the humble banana could offer so many beauty and health benefits? It's rich in powerful antioxidants, phytochemicals, and moisture making it a perfect match for those with oily skin. Mash a ripe banana and massage the surface with the pulp. Even the driest of skins will be thankful for this regimen.
Not only are olives an excellent source of vitamins, but they also act as an antioxidant, which is a substance that prevents oxidation. So, when used on the face, this can prevent premature aging. It is also packed with the hydrating ingredient squalene, making it fantastic for hair and skin health along with nails.
To use, mash three to four olives, apply to the skin, and then let dry for a few minutes. Rinse off and then pat dry. Trying this at least once a week can help restore the skin's natural pH.
What makes this plant so amazing is that it can be grown virtually everywhere - think gardens, pots, terraces, backyards, etc. It is, as we all know, an excellent rejuvenator for undernourished skin. But, not just in the summer, it can also help in the winter with harsh wind burns. Remove the gel from the leaf, mash it and then massage onto the skin's surface. Leave it on for 10 minutes, wash the skin with cold water and then pat dry. Your skin will be rejuvenated naturally.
Another humble fruit that has long been hailed as a beauty treatment for centuries, the Papaya can reduce under-eye circles, treat acne, remove dead skin cells and even reduce wrinkles. And, thanks to the presence of vitamin A and papain enzyme, it's also very nourishing.
Take one mashed Papaya and massage it onto the skin for up to five minutes. Wash the skin with milk, followed by water and see how soft your skin feels in minutes.
Whether you are a fan of pure almond oil or almond paste, both are excellent sources of Vitamin E. For those with dehydrated skin, massage one teaspoon of almond oil onto the face. Then make a paste of almonds mixed with a dash of milk for consistency and scrub it gently onto the skin. Rinse the face with milk and then water. Not only will this help patchy skin but will give the skin a youthful texture, something we are all in constant search of.
An essential part of glowing skin is all about preventing hyperpigmentation, which is why lemon gets one of the top spots on this list. Lemon contains a rich amount of Vitamin C, which has been clinically proven to interrupt the action of the enzyme Tyrosinase, which in turn stimulates the melanin production of our skin.