There are thousands of skin care products that promise to give you beautiful skin. But instead of wasting money and relying to these products you should try these awesome home remedies. Skin care doesn’t have to be expensive. Follow these tips and get the glow!


1. Honey

Honey is a real super-food and full of antioxidants. It works as a natural bleacher, which makes your skin glowing and radiant instantly. Take 1 tablespoon of honey. Mix it with a sprinkle of water and apply it on your face like a mask. Leave it on for 15-20 minutes and then wash your face with cold water. After that treatment your skin will be smooth and nourished.


2. Ice Cubes

Do you have large pores? A simple ice cube can do real wonders for your skin. The queen of Russia Ekaterina II was known for rubbing her face, neck and décolletage with an ice cube every morning to preserve her beauty and refresh her complexion. Ice Cubes are great for blood circulation and can minimize large pores. If you are going to a party or a special occasion, rub an ice cube before putting on the make-up. This will help the make-up to last longer, and it won’t smudge.


3. Aloe Vera

Many people keep aloe vera plants at home and use the thick, clear gel inside the leaves to treat skin disorders, wounds, sunburn, and dermatitis. Regularly applying aloe vera gel to your face can help make your complexion clearer and smoother and reduce inflammation.


4. Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is often praised for its many health benefits and its versatility in cooking and baking, but it has a big place outside of the kitchen as well. Coconut provides plenty of health benefits, also for your skin. It is naturally antibacterial, antifungal, moisturizing and great for atopic dermatitis. Use it as a daily-moisturizer, cleanser, or make up remover.

Note: use a high quality virgin coconut oil. Refined coconut oils (Satzzeichen?)


5. Oats

Oatmeal is not only good for breakfast, but it also works as a great scrubber and gives your skin the shine and smoothness. The little grains can effectively absorb and remove the dirt and impurities from your skin surface. Take ½ cup of oats and pour a little warm water in it. Leave it for 5 minutes. Apply it on your face and gently rub and massage in a circular motion with your fingers. Then, wash it off with cold water. This will make your skin smooth and fair.


6. Sugar

Take some brown sugar. Add lemon juice and a few drops of olive oil to it. Mix it well and use it as a face scrubber. Olive oil will moisten your skin, sugar will remove dead cells, and lemon juice will naturally bleach your skin.


7. Turmeric

Especially in India, turmeric is an essential part of any beauty treatment. When applied to the skin as a face mask, it can help in treating acne, eczema, or rosacea. The anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties that turmeric possesses are both important in treating these skin conditions. Applying a facial mask can reduce inflammation, tiny pimples, and redness.

To make a basic turmeric mask, combine some honey, water, yogurt, or milk with a few tablespoons of turmeric in a bowl. Mix this until it forms a smooth paste and apply on freshly washed skin. Leave this mask on for at least 20 minutes before washing off.


8. Potato

Potatoes seem like an unusual ingredient to make a face mask, but do not underestimate this mineral-rich vegetable. Potatoes are a rich source of iron, vitamin C, and riboflavin. The juice of raw potatoes can clear up under eye circles and reduce puffiness around the eyes.

Take a slice of a peeled potato and rub it on your face. Potato works as a natural bleacher which will lighten and brighten the skin in seconds.


9. Cucumber

As cucumber and the skin share the same level of hydrogen, it can help you in treating so many skin problems. Due to its cooling effect it can be termed as a magic wand for all your skin problems. The cleaning and cleansing property helps your skin tremendously making it soft and radiant. The skin of a cucumber is rich in fiber and contains a variety of beneficial minerals including silica, potassium, and magnesium. Furthermore cucumber’s high water content makes it naturally hydrating—a must for glowing skin.