How to Get a Fair and Healthy Complexion
Posted Date: 23-Aug-2010
Tips to get a fair and healthy complexion in the natural way.
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Everybody wants fair and clear complexion. The demand of fair complexion can be guessed from the demand of skin beauty products available in the market. Many kinds of face whitening creams are available in the market. These creams can provide fairness for a temporary period only. Many of them are really effective, but the ultimate result is not as satisfactory. The reason behind this is the artificial things used in these creams, which quicken the process of skin whitening, but their long term effect is damaging to the skin. After a few years, the skin looks dull and lifeless. A common bleaching ingredient is used in these creams, which actually provides the instant fairness.
Nature has a lot many herbs and precious things which can also provide you a very quick fairness and their result is also long-lasting. Let us check out some natural methods to get a clear and healthy complexion:
Lemon is a natural bleacher. If you want to make your skin one tone lighter, there is no comparison to the lemon. Its vitamin 'c' content is nectar for the skin. Squeeze out the juice of a fresh lemon and mix it with your face pack. While going out in the sun, apply some lemon juice on to your skin and it will save your skin from the sun tan. So easy!
Put a few drops of lemon juice in two spoons of fresh milk and apply it on the face. Wash the face after half an hour. The skin will be supple and fairer in a few days.
Some people are allergic to lemon juice and can't bear it on the skin. They should better avoid it.
Like lemon, honey is also a natural bleacher. Apply some pure honey daily on the face and wash the face with cold water after half an hour. You will not stop touching your own skin again and again.
Dry out the skin of the orange. Grind it to make the fine powder. Make the paste by mixing one spoon of powder with the fresh milk. Apply it daily on your face. You will notice the difference in your skin tone within a week.
Like orange, make the powder of the pomegranate skin. Mix it with milk and apply this pack twice in a week. It helps to reduce the melanin present in the skin.
Mix a tbsp of gram flour, a pinch of turmeric and a pinch of fruit salt. Make a thick paste by adding milk. Apply it once a week. Gram flour has been used for fairness since the ancient times.
Those, who have oily skin, may be allergic to gram flour. They should use fuller's earth instead of gram flour.
Carrot is full of vitamin 'A'. Its antioxidant properties create a natural fairness from inside. Eat it as well as apply carrot juice with cotton all over the face before sleeping. There is an alternative way too. Freeze the carrot juice in an ice-tray. Take out a cube daily and rub it gently all over the face. Your skin will feel fresh and full of glow.
Grate the apple and squeeze out its juice. Apply it on the face on alternative day. The enzymes of apple go deep into the skin and provide a healthy glow.
All these natural methods can be tried to get a healthy and glowing complexion. These are really very effective and with no side effects. Drink a lot of water and juices. Always save your skin from the sun rays. Use sunscreen before going out in the sun. Apply a thin layer of lemon juice before applying any sunscreen as told above. Just a little effort on your part will show you the desired result in a very short period.
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