Human body uses nutrients absorbed not only through food, but also through the skin. It is medically understood that what goes on your skin absorbs into your bloodstream and is carried through your body. We are all aware of benefits of eating healthy. But let’s not forget that skin is an organ which is alive, growing and changing every second of every day.
By choosing to organic with your skincare, you are choosing products whose ingredients work with the sophisticated natural systems of your skin. And given the right nutrients, your skin can care for and mend itself.
Let’s explore the beauty secrets of few of the very common spices we all use almost every day!
Cinnamon might be unassuming but it delivers fantastically when it comes to speeding blood circulation which makes your skin breathe thereby removing acne. It’s also packed with antioxidants — substances that fight skin damage. The beauty uses of cinnamon also include making a blush at home, and a foundation tint.
Add cinnamon to a lip scrub or lip balm (if you are making it at home) and apply it on your lips. The spicy effect of cinnamon will push blood to your lips and hence give them a rosy and natural look.
Your hair follicle needs nutrients to produce thick, healthy hair. Often due to stress and insufficient nutrition, we face the problem of hair thinning. Since garlic has high amount of amino acid, it helps restore and re-energise hair follicles thereby giving you healthy and strong hair. The Vitamin C and strong sequence of disulfide in garlic further promotes hair growth.
Garlic hair mask could be prepared by combining ¼ tsp of garlic powder with 2 ounces of olive oil, heat the mixture for 30sec and massage scalp and rinse out after 20mins.
Ginger Tea is best for sore throat, cold and cough but it’s a reservoir of beauty benefits too. One of the tips for glowing skin is ginger. When applied to face, it can give a great amount of shine, glow and natural radiance to your face and yet save you the cost of expensive creams and lotions.
Apply the juice of fresh ginger piece on your face and let it stay on for 10mins. Initially, it might give you a feeling of slight irritation but over a period the burning sensation will lessen out.
Pepper is a hot remedy to get clear skin (and there is no second meaning here). When you mix it with other ingredients and apply it on your skin, you are on your way to loosening skin pores and removing acne and blackheads. That is why pepper is so popular in getting blemish-free skin.
Mix 1 tsp yogurt with 1 tbsp. black pepper and apply the mixture on your face. After a couple of minutes, rinse it off to see the desire results.
One can as well prepare a body warming scrub by mixing salt, pepper and olive oil to exfoliate dead skin.
Turmeric also known as haldi, has main ingredient-curcumin that has an instrumental role to play in fighting inflammation. With the benefits of turmeric, you can say goodbye to skin hazards such as acne, wrinkles, fine lines and instead get brightened skin tone. No wonder why, the Hindu marriage has a ceremony devoted to turmeric to impart beauty on the bride’s face. This is one of the homemade beauty tips for glowing skin.
Turmeric with honey and mix it to make it a thick paste. Apply it on your skin and let it stay for 20 minutes.
Fennel is a great anti-inflammatory spice and used for reducing skin sensitivity. Being antiseptic in nature, fennel seed is great for oily and acne prone skin types because it can remove the dirt and bacteria often causing oil buildup and breakouts. It contains vitamins A, C, and E, which is an awesome combination for dark spots and wrinkles.
Crush fennel seeds and combine with boiling water to make a rinse that will help reduce dandruff and strengthen hair strands.
Blend 1tbs of fennel seeds, 2tbs of oatmeal. Add ¼ cup of boiled water. Keep the mask on for 5 minutes and rinse well with lukewarm water.
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