There is always a way to be a better person, and that can start by taking care of yourself to the fullest. We will tell you how to have beautiful fair skin and more, using economical and natural ingredients at home.
You will be shocked about how recycling organic waste is easy to have the best skincare for men and women.
⦁ Banana Peels
You might’ve heard about the benefits of rubbing banana peels on your face, but did you know that it is also good for teeth?
Yes, teeth! Banana peels don’t only clear your face off acne spots and pimples, but it also gives you pearly-whites. How? You might ask. Well, let me tell you all about it.
Banana peels contain antioxidants that stimulate collagen production and promote skin repair. It works as a moisturizer for dry skin, and it gives you youthful, fresh skin.
So right after a healthy banana smoothie, think about using those banana peels as a natural face mask. You can do it only by rubbing the peels on your face (on your whole face or by placing it under your eyes as dry skin patches). Leave it for about 5 to 10 minutes, then rinse it off with warm water.
⦁ Green Tea Bags
Is green tea good for the skin? Yes!
Since they are rich in anti-inflammatory and antioxidant, green tea bags are amazing to prevent wrinkles and fine lines. They heal sun-damaged skin, redness, and swelling.
Once you prepare your tea, soak the used green tea bags and put them in the freezer until they cool down. Once ready, apply them under your eyes to reduce under-eye puffiness, swelling, and dark circle. You can do this every day for about a month for astonishing results.
If you want to apply it on your whole face, use this method:
Make a paste out of a teabag by soaking it then removing the leaves out. In a bowl, mix a teaspoon of green tea leaves with a teaspoon of baking soda and a teaspoon of pure honey. Apply the paste on clean skin and leave it for about 15 minutes. Rinse it with warm water.
⦁ Coffee Grounds
We know about the benefits of using coffee grounds in the garden when it comes to fertilizing plants; however, bear in mind that it is also good for the skin.
Instead of throwing your used coffee grounds, use them as an exfoliator. They are the best natural alternative for a natural exfoliating scrub that removes dead skin from both your face and body.
Coffee grounds can also be used as a chemical-free hair dye. It has been proven to be an effective dye for grey hair. And while you’re giving your hair a new dye, you are also scrubbing the dead skin off your scalp and nourishing it to stimulate hair growth and promote hair thickness.
⦁ Potato Peels
Say bye-bye to skincare products because potato peels are here to:
- Reduce acne.
- Treat dark spots.
- Get rid of under-eye puffiness.
- Buzz off dark circles.
- Darken grey hair.
Potatoes have something called catecholase: a copper-protein enzyme that makes the skin lighter and brighter. It is the best natural solution for getting rid of dark spots under the skin and acne. Besides, potato peels contain starches that work as a natural, chemical-free hair dye. It not only helps you color your grey hair, but it promotes hair growth and reduces hair loss.
To dye your hair with potato peels, do the following:
Boil your peels for about 30 minutes, then using a cheesecloth, separate the peels from the water. Add some drops of your favorite essential oil to the water and mix. Make sure that your hair is clean and well-brushed before applying the rinse. Part your hair and start applying. Apply the rinse all over your hair, massage your scalp on the way for stimulation, and then finally rinse it off with cold water.
⦁ Carrot Peel Scrub
Carrots are rich in vitamins A, C, and a lot of antioxidants. The most important health benefits of carrots for the skin include: healing the skin by building new healthy tissue and giving it a glowy young look. It also helps healing acne scars, blemishes, and it prevents wrinkling.
For a carrot peel face mask, you will need to ground your carrot peels—mix one tablespoon of it with one tablespoon of brown sugar, and one teaspoon of almond oil. Gently exfoliate your face for 1 to 2 minutes, then wash it off with warm water.
You can also extract the blended carrot peels to use the carrot juice on the skin directly. Carrot juice benefits will maintain your skin elasticity and shininess. It is also a great choice for sensitive skin as it is safe for all types of skin.