There are various Artificial chemical laden synthetic beauty products in the market in today's time for Skincare. These products cause more harm than benefit and have long term side effects that are not printed on them. Herbs on the other hand are natural and have no side effects. Herbs that are good for skin can help in getting a natural glow and a smooth beautiful skin. These natural herbs can relieve us from skin problems like acne, blemishes, skin eruptions etc.
Saffron or 'Kesar' has been a well know beauty ingredient for centuries. Saffron is regarded has very beneficial for skin. Though it is quite expensive , it has great purifying and anti bacterial properties. It helps in adding glow to the skin, lightens skin tone , removes tan and cure blemishes.If buying saffron is too expensive , try some of the herbal creams and lotions in the market with saffron as an ingredient.
2. Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera is well known for providing relief for a number of skin conditions, including dry skin and acute acne.The ancient Egyptians called Aloe Vera as the ‘plant of immortality’ and used it in many skin remedies because of its healing properties. It’s considered as a miracle plant and it possesses great moisturizing properties, so it’s really beneficial for dry skin. Aloe Vera also treats skin aging, sun burn, acne, pimples, skin-tan, cosmetic ailments, hair and scalp problems. Aloe Vera helps to get rid of dead skin cells and replaces it with new ones, providing a radiant glow to the skin and also removes tan.
Neem is a natural cleanser that flushes out toxins from the body and thus helps clear the skin from pimples and skin eruptions. The neem juice extracted from grinding fresh Neem leaves and the paste should be applied on the skin . Neem leaves are also a wonderful blood purifier. Neem also has natural antiseptic properties .
Turmeric or 'haldi', is one of the most widely used spices. Not only it is used to add color and taste to our food but also as a great herbal cosmetic. Turmeric makes the skin soft and glowing and helps to remove blemishes. It is effective in the treatment of acne due to its antiseptic and antibacterial properties that fight pimples and breakouts to provide a youthful glow to your skin. Turmeric is beneficial for oily skin , soothes burns and treats stretch marks.
Sandalwood is believed to be anti-toxic and rejuvenating properties.Sandalwood acts as a wonderful cleansing agent and removes all the dirt from the skin pores thereby preventing acne.
It helps clear blemishes easily from the skin. Applying sandalwood powder mixed with coconut oil gives a softening effect on your skin.Applying paste of sandalwood powder also helps make complexion clearer.
6. Rose Petals
Rose petals are rich in vitamin C which help in naturally rejuvenating the skin . Apart from being a good moisturizer, rose petals contain antibacterial properties that help to dry the acne. Roses exert a stunning effect on your lips. They not only lend a pinkish hue to your lips but also make them soft as they moisturize the skin and enhance color. Moreover, rose petals exfoliate your lips and make them look fuller.
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