Do you feel disheartened when you wake up and look at your face in the mirror? If yes, then we can suppose that you’re having what we call a dull skin. There’s this thing about dull skin, that no matter how much you splurge on skincare products, your skin remains intact. No improvement is seen even after 100th use of that high end moisturizer. Even the monthly facial is not working on your skin. But do you know that you can make your skin glow with the things available at your home. And the surprise is, you can do that in just few seconds! So there you go girl!
1. Lime Juice in Cold Water
Just give your face a splash of energy. Fill a bowl with cold water and add 2 tbsp. of lemon juice. Splash this water on your face. It will instantly refresh your face and sweep away the dullness.
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2. Drink 2 Glasses of Water
As soon as you get out of your bed, drink 2-3 glasses of water. Rehydrate your body as it has been on a water fasting for 8 hours. The water re-energize your body and add the subtle glow to your skin.
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3. Do Some Face Yoga
Yoga enhances the blood circulation in your body. Face yoga improves the blood circulation to your face, boosts up collagen production and tightens up your skin. Indulge in at least 10 minutes of face yoga. Start off with puffy cheeks, smiling fish and tongue stretching facial exercise. You can finish off your face yoga with laughter therapy. This will recharge your mind and body.
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4. Lemongrass Exfoliating Scrub
You can prepare this scrub by mixing 1/4th cup of lemon grass powder with 2 tbsp. of sugar. Add 4 tbsp. of honey. Prepare this mixture and store it in a plastic bottle. Wet your face and softly rub this mixture on your face. Wash it with cold water. It will clean away the toxins and the dead skin cells.
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5. Papaya Pulp Massage
Mash some papaya with your hands. Massage this pulp on your face with upward gentle movements. You can add cold milk if you have dry skin. If you have oily skin, add rose water. Leave it for 5 minutes. Rinse it with cold water. This will boost your facial glow and the elasticity of your skin.
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6. Apply Plenty of Moisturizer
Moisturize your skin three times a day. In the morning, evening and before going to bed. Use a moisturizer that suits your skin. If you have dry skin, stick to oil-based moisturizer. Use water-based moisturizer if you have oily skin.
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7. Soak Your Makeup Sponge with Some Milk
If you have dry skin and the foundation makes your skin even drier. Then soak your makeup sponge in some milk. Squeeze it to remove the excess milk. Dab this sponge on your face. This will make you skin feeling soft and supple and hence prepared for the foundation. If you have oily skin, you can replace the milk with rose water.
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8. DIY Facial Mist
Facial mist imparts an instant glow to your face. And do you know that you can make it at your home? Brew a green tea in a cup of hot water. Allow the water to cool down. Add 4 tbsp. of rose water and few drops of vitamin E oil. Mix the ingredients thoroughly. Store this in a spray bottle and keep it in a refrigerator for future use. You can carry this bottle in your purse when you’re travelling.
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9. Drink a Glass of Aloe Vera Juice Daily
Aloe Vera is a blessing in disguise for dull skin people. Drinking a glass of aloe vera juice will keep your skin hydrated, moisturized and radiant. You can prepare an aloe vera drink at home. Take a glass full of cool water and add 4 tbsp. of aloe vera gel. Add 2 tbsp. of honey. Stir this concoction well and drink it up.
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10. Other Important Tips for Healthy Glow
Always use cold water to wash your skin. Rub an ice cube after washing your face. Eat fruits that are rich in vitamin C and antioxidants. Never ever mortgage your sleep for anything. Sleep for at least 7 hour. Use only herbal products for your skin, as they are 100% safe for your skin.