The conventional skin care products and invasive beautifying techniques may improve your skin but the good they bring is less than the harm they cause. For most people, it is not easy to switch from conventional products to the natural remedies. What you really need to know about this is that natural DIY skin perfecting shields that have no side effects and are very effective in enhancing your skin. Another important thing is that you won’t have to spend a lot of money, move around in search of specific brands or lay down on the surgical table if you choose you use the natural products to adorn yourself. Read below how you can prepare skin perfecting shields all by yourself at home.
- Wrinkle fighting salad
Fruit salads are not only nutritious and delicious but also healthful for your skin. This DIY skin perfecting shield that we call ‘wrinkle fighting salad’ contains blueberries, strawberries, kiwi, and orange juice and pomegranate seeds. Simply combine ½ cup fresh strawberries, ½ cup fresh blueberries, ½ cup pomegranate seeds and 1 kiwi. Now pour half a cup of orange juice on this. You can sprinkle a handful of chopped walnuts over it for additional flavor. Eat this salad in the morning every day. This tasty salad is loaded with anti-oxidants that will prevent wrinkles and also protect your skin from sun damage.
- Acne Treatment
There are myriads of anti-acne creams in the market. Why would to like to expose your skin to chemicals when you can treat acne with all-natural ingredients? All you need to have is yeast, lemon juice and water. You have these ingredients in your kitchen right now. Isn’t it? Just mix these3 ingredients and make a paste. Apply this paste directly on the blemish and leave for about 10 minutes. Yeast has anti-bacterial effect and lemon juice helps dry the blemish. This natural blend is really effective and will make you forget the commercial products.
- Acne preventing toner
This DIY skin perfecting shield is useful for people facing acne. It only requires basil leaves and water. Basil is a natural anti-septic and it also enhances the circulation of blood in skin. In order to prepare the basil toner, crush up 3 table spoons of dried basil leaves and mix them into a cup of boiling water. Allow the mixture to cool and then strain out the leaves. Use a cotton ball to spread this on your face. Use this toner daily before cleansing. Basil helps eradicate acne-causing bacteria and thus prevents acne.
- Natural lip balm
This lip balm is very effective in preventing and treating chapped lips. You can prepare this using only 3 simple ingredients; peppermint oil, olive oil and beeswax pellets. Put 1 table spoon of beeswax and 2 tablespoons of almond oil in a glass jar and cover it with a lid. The jar should be heated indirectly so put it in pot containing water and start heating the pot. Continue heating until wax is melted. Then remove jar from the pot and stir the mixture. Now put about 8 drops of peppermint oil in it. Too much of peppermint oil can burn your lips so do not exceed to 8 drops. You can add lipstick shavings of your desired color in order to give color to your lip balm. Pour the prepared mixture in a suitable container and allow it to stand.
- Lemon-agave age spot fighter
This one is especially for hands; it removes dead skin cells and makes skin soft and beautiful. In order to make this skin perfecting scrub simply blend together ½ cup cooked rice, 1 tablespoon lemon juice and 1 tablespoon agave nectar. Apply this mixture on your hands and massage gently for 1 to 2 minutes.
- Facial scrub
Almonds and sugar are the chief ingredients of this facial scrub. It ensures a smoother and brighter skin. Mix together ½ cup of ground almonds, 1 cup white sugar, ½ cup brown sugar and 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Apply it evenly on your face in circular motion. Leave it on for some time and then wash with warm water, followed by cold water. You can place this scrub in refrigerator for future use. The almond-sugar scrub exfoliates the skin giving your face a fresh and appealing look.
- Coconut oil
Coconut oil has miraculous effects for human health. It is commonly known as an amazing tonic for your hair but for your skin, it is equally beneficial particularly smoothening it, balancing its tone and give it a natural shine. It provides the best skin protecting shield to you against sun’s harmful rays.
- Avocado-Honey moisturizer
Avocado-Honey moisturizer helps retain natural moisture in the skin and acts as temporary filler for wrinkles. This means that it is anti-aging in action. This is one of the easiest DIY skin perfecting shields to make. Blend 3 tablespoons of fresh cream, 1 tablespoon honey and ¼ avocados to make a smooth paste. Apply this paste on skin and leave for at least one hour.
- Honey lip scrub
The honey lip scrub exfoliates lips and gives them a fresher and brighter look. In order to prepare honey lip scrub; mix together 1 tablespoon honey, 1 tablespoon Vaseline and 2 tablespoons ofsugar. You can also add flavor of your choice like chocolate or maple syrup. Apply it on lips and gently massage for 2 to 3 minutes.
- Coffee lip exfoliator
In order to prepare this lip perfecting shield you require kosher salt, fresh coffee grounds and moisturizing lotion. Take ¼ teaspoon of coffee grounds, ½ teaspoon moisturizing lotion and ¼ teaspoon of kosher salt. Mix all ingredients in a small bowl. Apply it to the entire lip area and massage for about 5 minutes.
The above natural DIY skin perfecting shields must have made the idea of everyday skin care much easier for you. Just apply a little bit of creativity and you can develop amazing skin care products all by yourself. Isn’t it amazing to know that you already have all the ingredients needed to perfect your skin? Use natural and safe ingredients in order to beautify yourself. Your skin is delicate and it deserves care. Don’t harm it using synthetic chemicals that can ruin its glow.