“You look so tired!” Have you been hearing this a lot lately from your friends, colleagues and everybody else you meet? Your tired skin is giving away too many secrets. Life has been particularly hectic for you recently and you haven’t been able to take much of a breather, let alone pamper your skin. Now your skin looks dry, parched and there isn’t any glow on your face. Instead of wallowing in self-pity, what you should be doing is giving your skin a lot of tender loving care. After all, your skin deserves to be pampered and rejuvenated every now and then, right? So here is how you can look fresh and glowing again. It isn’t very difficult, just a little effort and you will be sorted.
If you look fatigued and look like you could do with a few hours of sleep, that means you are bone-tired and making a few lifestyle changes is the need of the hour. Yes, it is not always what you apply on your face but also how you lead your life. If you go for a party, return late, forget to remove your makeup, get only a couple of hours sleep, and get up early in the morning, you cannot expect to look all fresh and dewy, do you? It’s the very reason you need to follow certain norms to look fresh as a daisy and appear all bright-eyed and bushy-tailed.
Most people complain that they don’t have enough time to pamper their skin and they are so caught up with their lives that they keep postponing that customary visit to the neighborhood salon too. The end result is tired skin, and no amount of make-up can hide the fatigue lines. And we know that you are in no mood to invest a huge amount of money in skin treatments. Well, don’t worry! There are some amazing face packs for your skin, and what’s more is that they can be made from easily available ingredients in your kitchen. It’s the least you can do regularly to refresh the largest external organ of your body, that’s right, your skin!
Do you wish sometimes that your skin felt a little less tired and jaded like you haven’t slept a wink or have traveled miles without stopping for rest and repose? This glowing skin mask for dull tired skin can give your skin a fresh lease of life. The vitamin A in banana and essential enzymes found in honey can act as a shield against environmental pollution, giving you fresh brightened up skin.
Blend half a banana and add to it a teaspoon of honey. As soon as it dries, wash your skin with warm water and then cold water. Pat dry. Not only will the dryness disappear but your skin will feel fresh and revitalized.
Sometimes it helps when you skip your brown brew to cut short on caffeine, but what happens when you utilize the very same for your pack? You get fantastic results! This is truly a pick-me-up pack. This is full of anti-oxidants and just right for your tired and listless skin.
Make a paste of one tablespoon of honey; five teaspoons of coffee and one teaspoon of olive oil and apply on your face and neck. After 30 minutes, wash off the facial mask and you will see lovely glowing and refreshed skin. Do this twice a week for best results.
Curd or yogurt is known for its varied usage in skin treatment. In fact, it can even be said that curd is a very skin-friendly food. Blend it with fresh cream, raw milk, turmeric powder and a few drops of lemon juice and your skin will never be the same again.
Combine plain curd, raw milk or fresh cream, rose water, turmeric powder and add few drops of lemon juice. Blend this natural face mask on your skin and let it stay for 10-15 min. Then gently scrub the mask off with water and give it an extra dose of freshness by applying rose water on your skin for instant revitalization.
Saffron is a wonderful ingredient which has been used from times immemorial by queens and princesses to look beautiful and glowing on all occasions. It’s the best-kept secret of women who did not have to depend on chemical laden creams to pamper their skin. Fresh and natural ingredients were all they required to take care of their skin. Coconut milk is rich in essential oils, so it helps replenish your skin’s lost oils, which make your face looks dry and haggard.
Add a pinch of saffron to coconut milk and let it boil it for 5 minutes. When it cools down and thickens, apply it as a refreshing homemade face pack.
Potato juice is supposed to be very rejuvenating if you use it mindfully. The mild bleaching effect of lemon and the moisturizing effect of curd comes together to make a really potent pack. In fact, if you want to attend a party anytime soon, make sure you add this pick-me-up pack to your beauty regime. You will feel fresh and your skin will certainly thank you for it.
Dead sea salt scrub has numerous benefits. It has got loads of minerals which help nourish the body. A scrub made of dead sea salt, olive oil or coconut oil should be a winner.
Mix a small palmful of dead sea salt with several drops of olive oil or virgin coconut oil and a few shavings of fresh ginger root. Ginger gives a warm energy below the skin, which activates blood circulation and boosts lifeless, tired skin. It can be particularly useful for those winter months when your skin looks parched and tired.
Blend 2 tablespoons of clay powder with 1 tablespoon of finely chopped fresh mint leaves. Add just enough water (or rose water) to make a smooth paste which can be applied evenly.
Apply on face and relax. You will have to wait for the clay mint mask to dry completely, which is about 15-20 minutes. Wash it off using a clean warm wet washcloth and warm water. Round off by splashing cold water to invigorate tired skin.
The more fruit you eat, the better your skin will be, and additionally also the more fruit you apply on the skin the better your skin will look. An apple with curd and honey keeps all tiredness at bay. Yes, it does sound improbable, but try it to get amazing benefits.
Grate half an apple into a bowl, mix a teaspoon of honey and a teaspoon of curd, till you get the right consistency. Apply it on your face and keep it there till it dries up completely. Wash off with cold water to reveal clean, refreshed skin.
A healthy dose of these vitamins and minerals can revive your skin and make it glow with its innate luminosity.
So it’s no longer necessary to flaunt a tired skin face, you now know exactly what to do to revive your skin. Eating nutritious food, sleeping right and exercising are the three rules which you must follow at any cost, if you want to have radiant, beautiful skin. Start taking care of your skin today so that you can enjoy healthy, fresh and gorgeous skin for years together.