Healthy skin is an essential part of health and natural
of Unhealthy Skin:
Very often, our skin looks
superficially clean; but they really are not. Dirt and dust particles can hide
in the pores of the skin and clog sweat and sebaceous glands. Proper cleansing
not only removes all the dust, dirt and make-up, which accumulate during the
day, but also stops the oil-secreting sebaceous glands from getting clogged.
Refined foods like white flour, sugar and products made with them, tea, coffee,
and soft drinks deplete energy, bring about wrinkles, unattractive skin and
Natural Aids for Beautiful Skin.
Several natural aids have been found useful in promoting healthy and beautiful
is an important natural aid for healthy skin.
1. Lime Juice Formula
Squeeze lime into a bowl. Add a glass of boiled whole milk and a teaspoon of
glycerin to it. Stir well and let it stay for half an hour. Apply this mixture
on the face, hands and feet before going to bed at night. This treatment every
night will help you to look young and beautiful. It will also help cure pimples.
For very oily skin
Squeeze lemon juice in a bowl of
iced water. Splash this over the face, massage for five minutes and then wash
off with water.
To improve a dry and rough skin
Take an egg yolk and mix
in a few drops of lime and olive oil. Spread on the face and leave it till the
skin feels dry. Wash off with ordinary water and splash on cold water.
4. To improve a dull and greasy
Mix half teaspoon of lime juice with one teaspoon of cucumber juice and a few
drops of rose water. Apply on the face and neck and leave on for 15 minutes.
Remove with water.
5. To relieve tired eyes.
Take four tablespoons each of lime juice and iced water. Saturate cotton pads in
this water and place over your closed eyelids for 10 minutes.
6. To remove freckles.
Blanch and grind two almonds. Mix it with white of an egg to which half teaspoon
of lime juice has been added. Spread on the face and leave it on till the skin
feels dry. Then, wash off first with warm water and then with cold water.
The skin of the peach is useful in
improving the complexion.
Gently massage the inside of peach peelings on the face every night for a few
minutes. Don't rub off the moisture afterwards. This will cleanse the skin
thoroughly and free the pores. It also has an astringent action and tightens the
muscle of the face slightly, thus preventing sagging tissues.
Mix a teaspoon of olive oil with an egg. Smoothen the face and neck with it.
Let it remain till the skin gets dry.
To remove the cream:
Add a teaspoon of soda bicarbonate to hot water. Stir. Dip a piece of
cotton-wool to this mixture and use it to remove the cream.