Over time, the skin can become dry, dull, and rough on the surface. This can make the complexion appear sallow, and can cause you to appear older than your age. Luckily, there are a few home remedies that can help you achieve radiant, glowing skin.
Egg whites con firm the skin and tighten pores, giving the appearance of a smoother, softer complexion. Whip two egg whites together, apply to the face and let dry, then wash off with water.
Baking soda is alkaline and can remove dead skin cells without damaging the skin. Massage a baking soda paste, made from 1 tbsp. of baking soda and a drizzle of water, onto the skin for 30 seconds, then rinse off with water.
Lemon juice is highly acidic, and can help increase cell turnover on the skin, which can reveal a fresh, youthful complexion. Apply undiluted lemon juice onto the face after washing.
Oatmeal, when applied to the skin in a mask, has a string anti-inflammatory effect on the skin. Mix 1/2 cup of oatmeal with one cup of hot water, let cool, then apply to the skin After 10 minutes, rinse off with water.
Steaming the face help allow the pores to release impurities, aiding in maintaining a blemish-free complexion. Fill a bowl with hot water, and lean 12 inches over the bowl with a towel over the head for 15 minutes.
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