Your skin gets dull, and your beauty seems to fade as time goes by, due to different factors such as diet, lifestyle, pollution, etc. It is difficult to maintain a healthy looking skin under such harsh conditions, and you may find yourself stressing but stress is just another factor that adds to dull skin. Lack of sleep also contributes, especially to under eye bags – this is the swelling under your eyes that you just can’t hide. Or so it seems… This article brings you 7 tips and tricks that will help you get rid of dull skin naturally.
We hear of many creams and miracle masks that claim to give you that flawless, radiant skin that you always dream of. They probably do the job, given the price attached to them, but there are other ways to get a flawless skin without breaking the bank. As mentioned above, poor lifestyle choices and unbalanced diet contribute to the dull skin so reversing these should give you a better-looking skin, right?
One of the famous treatments for a fresh and youthful skin is…you guessed it, Botox! This is a medical procedure that is performed by paralyzing muscles for a certain period in order to treat some muscular conditions and also get rid of wrinkles cosmetically. More than 6 million Botox treatments are administered yearly, and this makes Botox the most famous treatment used in cosmetic surgery. Although this seems to be helping millions of people, it can also harm them when an infection called Botulism occurs.
There are, fortunately, natural and inexpensive ways to get rid of your skin problems, even those embarrassing neck and chest wrinkles that strive to reveal your age! These are products that you probably already have in your house so you can get started right away on your journey to beautiful, healthy, glowing skin.
1. When life gives you lemons, use them to cleanse your skin
As you may be aware, lemons are packed with vitamin C. This is not just good for when you have the flu but the antioxidant in lemons helps prevent early aging. Lemons also contain properties that promote skin whitening thus fighting dull skin. So drink a glass of lemon juice in the morning for detoxing and take the peels of your used lemon to rub on your face and neck in order to remove dark spots.
2. Sugar paste
Mix 1 tablespoon of white sugar and another of brown sugar with a bit of water to form a rough paste. Gently massage your face with it and wash it off using lukewarm water. Sugar contains properties that help exfoliate your skin and get rid of dead cells to prevent dull skin.
3. Balanced diet
This means stick to your green and leafy veggies and eat more raw veg such as carrots, cucumbers etc. daily in order to have a healthy skin. Also add fruits to your diet and keep yourself hydrated.
4. Keep your face clean
Simply wash your face when come home to remove dust from outside and also keep you skin free of germs. Washing your face three times a day is recommended.
5. Go natural
The skin on your neck and chest also needs the TLC you give your face. In addition to that, you should wear clothes that are made from natural materials and fabrics.
6. Turn to the grapevine
Grapes contain cleansing properties which are excellent for purifying a dull skin. Cut a grape in half and apply its pulp on your face and neck.
7. Egg white
This is great for tightening the skin and removing wrinkles. Beat an egg white and apply it on your face. Ensure that you use an upward motion to apply it and wait for it to dry then wash off with cold water.
We are all faced with the challenge of wanting to have that perfect, flawless skin, but with the expensive products out there that ultimately damage the skin with their high chemical content, it is best to use home remedies that can also give you a beautiful skin. These home remedies work best if you use them routinely so don’t be afraid to follow them daily.
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Sophie Addison is a popular blogger and skincare expert. She is very passionate about writing on skincare and beauty. She has posted articles on tips for fine lines and wrinkles, joint pain treatment, weight loss and fitness news. Apart from work she likes gardening and listening music. You can also contact her on Facebook, and Pinterest.
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