Home Remedies And Tricks To Get Glowing Skin In Summer

Home Remedies For Glowing skin

We all desire to have glowing and radiant skin, with or without the help of makeup. Some of us may run to cosmetologists or dermatologists for the same, spend a lot of money, but in the end may or may not receive that desired result. Did you know, there are tips for glowing skin in summer using natural remedies? These are remedies that can be easily conjured at home and can be put together using ingredients from our kitchen. What you would notice by using these tips for glowing skin in summer, is that your skin would start showing a radiant shine. We’ll show you how to take good care of it while the summers are on with the home remedies for glowing skin in summer.

20 home remedies and 10 tricks to get glowing skin in summer

It is now time for some pampering and good old DIY home remedies for you to use. Please read on and be well-informed.

1. cucumber face mask:

Cucumber is a natural coolant and also helps soothe the skin. The dull dehydrated skin would be revitalised.

Aloe vera would provide the skin with plenty of antioxidants and nutrients, which will further refresh the skin and make it radiant.

For this pack, you would need

  • A full cucumber
  • A tablespoon of aloe vera gel.

Directions

  1. Blend the two ingredients in a mixer for two minutes until you get a paste.
  1. Apply this pack on the face for ten to twenty minutes and wait for it to dry.
  1. Rinse off with cold water, pat dry and moisturize.
  1. This pack is suitable for all skin types and should be used once every three days.

2. egg face pack:

An egg is full of proteins, and the white of an egg is perfect to help rejuvenate and hydrate dry skin, tone the skin and also help cleanse the skin as well. Gram flour is an exfoliator, while lime juice helps lighten, brighten and nourish the skin with the vitamin C content in it.

For this pack, you would need

  • White of one egg
  • A tablespoon of lime juice
  • A tablespoon of gram flour.

Directions

  1. Make a paste by mixing all the three of these ingredients together
  1. Apply the pack on the face directly.
  1. Wait for ten minutes or until the pack dries on the face.
  1. Wash off with cold water and then pat dry.
  1. The last rinse should always be with rosewater to ward off the egg smell and to provide the skin with antioxidants (Optional).
  1. This is a pack best for dry to normal skin, and can be used once every three to four days.

3. Besan Face Pack:

In Ayurveda, Besan is used a lot to help with cleansing of the skin and the removal of impurities, which clog the pores. Besan also has the power to vacuum suck out the dead skin cells which hide between the follicles on the skin and the pores.

For this pack, you would need

  • Two to three tablespoons of besan
  • A tabelspoon of milk
  • A few drops of lemon juice.
  • You may also add a pinch of haldi or turmeric if need be.

Directions

  1. In a bowl, mix all the mentioned ingredients and form a smooth paste.
  1. If you are sensitive to dairy products, instead of using milk you can use rosewater.
  1. Apply the mixture on the face and wait for it to dry; for around ten to twenty minutes.
  1. Once the pack dries, go ahead and wash your face gently with cold water.
  1. This is a pack which is best for normal to oily skin, and can be used twice a week.

 

Home Remedies For Glowing Skin

4. Almond face pack:

Almonds have plenty of vitamin E in it, and they naturally bleach the skin and bring down the occurrence of dark spots, blemishes and dull or tan on the skin as well.
Milk has lactic acid and mallic acid in it which helps peel off the superficial layers of the skin and removes the dead skin cells too.

For this pack, you would need

  • 10 pieces of almond
  • 2 tablespoons of milk

Directions

  1. Soak the almonds in water all night long, and the next morning, grind them into a paste, with milk.
  1. Give it fifteen minutes and then wash the face off with cold water.
  1. Apply this mixture on the face and the neck and wait for it to dry.
  1. Pat dry and moisturize your skin thereafter.
  1. This is a pack which is best used for normal to oily skin, and should be used once a week.

5. Rose face pack:

Roses have plenty of antioxidants in them, which help refresh the skin and rejuvenate it too. It also helps increase elastin production of the skin

The complexion of the skin also is improved.

Sandalwood powder is used as an additive here, to help as an anti-blemish and an anti-dark spot agent.

For this pack, you would need

  • 2 tablespoons of milk
  • 2 tablespoons of sandalwood powder
  • A cup of rose petals.

Directions

  1. Blend them all together in a mixer and form a paste.
  1. Apply this pack on the face and dry it up for twenty minutes.
  1. Once the pack is dry, you then need to rinse the pack off with cold water.
  1. Pat dry and moisturize.
  1. This is a pack good for normal to dry skin, and should be used at least twice in a week.

6. Tomato face pack:

Tomatoes are a blessing to have when you have super oily or combination skin. What we do here is to add sugar granules so that spot corrections can happen and exfoliation too.

Tomato has mild acids in it which helps balance the pH of the skin mantle.

For this pack, you would need

  • A tablespoon of sugar
  • A small tomato

Directions

  1. In a mixer, blend the sugar and the tomato together and form a coarse paste.
  1. Apply the paste on your face and the neck as a pack and wait for ten minutes.
  1. Wet your fingers after that and massage the face with upward motions. Wash off the pack in another ten minutes.
  1. This is a pack which should be washed off with cold water only.
  1. Do not use this pack more than once a week.

7. Oatmeal face pack:

When it comes to having good skin and proper skincare, you can blindly depend on oats for the same. They are the most natural exfoliating agents you could find around, and they have a lot of antioxidants as well as hydrating properties too.

For this pack, you would need

  • 2 tablespoons of oatmeal
  • 1 teaspoon of sandalwood powder
  • Rose water.

Directions

  1. Mix all the three ingredients into a paste and apply this mixture on the face.
  1. Wait for ten to fifteen minutes and then gently with cold water massage the face in upward motions.
  1. With more cold water, scrub off the pack and wash off the face.
  1. This is a pack which should be done just once a week.
  1. Never ever scrub your face more than twice a week, or the skin will thin and turn sensitive.

8. Banana face pack:

For more antioxidants to enter your skin and to make your skin glow, you can use banana and honey. Honey is a natural hydrating agent and an antiseptic, while banana has plenty of minerals and nutrients in it.

We add yogurt to this pack because it has lactic acid in it which helps remove the superficial layer of the skin and the dead skin cells.

For this pack, you would need

  • 1/2 a banana
  • 1/2 a tablespoon of honey.
  • 1 teaspoon of yogurt
  • A few drops of rose water

Directions

  1. You would need to mix them all in a blender and form a gooey paste.
  1. Apply this pack on the face for ten to fifteen minutes, and wait.
  1.  Let it dry and then wash off with lukewarm water.
  1. Pat dry and then moisturize the skin.
  1. This is a pack which should be used at least twice a week.

9. Red clay face pack:

There is a lot of iron oxide in red clay which is good for the skin. Red clay helps vacuum off all the dirt, grime and dead skin cells along with impurities from your face.

We add turmeric and honey to the pack, which helps bring a glow to the skin thanks to the activity by antioxidants in it.

Orange peels can help bleach the skin, and also helps work as an exfoliating agent.

For this pack, you would need

  • 1 tablespoon of red clay powder
  • 1/2 a teaspoon of orange peel powder
  • A pinch of turmeric
  • A few drops of rose water
  • ½ a teaspoon honey

Directions

  1. Give the pack a good mix to form a paste.
  1. Apply the pack on the face for ten to fifteen minutes and wait for it to dry.
  1. When the drying period is over, apply warm water to wash the face with.
  1. Then rinse off the face entirely with cold water, pat dry and moisturize.
  1. This is a pack best suited for normal to oily skin, and should be used twice a week.

10. Papaya face pack:

There is papain in papaya which is amazing for the skin. Papain helps penetrate deep into the dermal layers of the skin and refresh it to make it radiant and glowy. It also helps with deep exfoliation too

For this pack, you would need

  • A quart bowl of papaya
  • 1/2 a teaspoon of sandalwood powder
  • ½ a teaspoon of aloe vera gel
  • Few drops of rose water.

Directions

  1. In a mixie, blend all the ingredients to form a smooth paste.
  1. Apply this pack on the face and wait for twenty minutes.
  1. Then gently wash your face off with cold water, pat dry and moisturize.
  1. This is a pack best for oily and combination skin, and should be used twice a week.

11. Rice flour, tea and honey:

Rice flour is a natural exfoliator and a natural bleaching agent for the skin.

Tea has antioxidants in it which helps fight the onslaught of free. This is a pack helps remove the dead skin cells and brightens the face as well.

For this pack, you would need

  • 1/2 a tablespoon of tea water
  • 1/2 a tablespoon of honey
  • 2-3 tablespoons of rice flour.

Directions

  1. Mix them well to form a coarse paste.
  1. Apply this pack by dabbing it onto the face and massaging the face gently.
  1. Wait for fifteen to twenty minutes and then remove the pack from the face by wetting the face first and scrubbing off the face gently using upward circular motions.
  1. This pack is best used for normal to dry skin, and should be used just once a week.

12. Haldi face pack:

Haldi has been used for many millenia to bring an instant glow to the face. This is a remedy for all skin types to use. You will need to add some lemon juice which is a natural bleaching agent and a skin lightening.

For this pack, you would need

  • ½ teaspoon of Turmeric powder
  • A few drops of lemon juice
  • A teaspoon of milk
  • ½ a teaspoon of gram flour

Directions

  1. Mix all the ingredients in a bowl to form a paste, and then gently apply the pack on the face.
  1. Wait for fifteen minutes and let the pack dry.
  1. Gently wash off the pack after fifteen minutes with cold water.
  1. Pat dry and moisturize the skin.
  1. This is a pack that can be used thrice a week.
Haldi face pack

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13. Honey and milk face pack:

Lemon juice in this pack is a natural lightening and a brightening agent, and it corrects the dark spots on the face. Honey is a natural humectant and an antiseptic which helps hydrate the skin and keeps it supple and glowing.

For this pack, you would need

  • 2 teaspoons of milk powder
  • A few drops of lemon juice
  • ½ a teaspoon honey

Directions

  1. Mix all the ingredients instantly to form a paste.
  1. Apply this pack on the face and wait for ten to fifteen minutes.
  1. Wait and then gently wash the face off with cold water.
  1. This is a pack best used for normal to dry skin.
  1. Use this pack at least twice a week for the best results to attain.

14. Oatmeal and yogurt face pack:

Yogurt has mild acids in it which helps superficially cleanse the skin and removes the dead skin cells on the layer of the skin. Tomato juice has plenty of antioxidants and acids in it which helps brighten the skin

For this pack, you would need

  • 1 tomato
  • A teaspoon of yogurt
  • ½ teaspoon of oats

Directions

  1. Blend one tomato along with yogurt and oatmeal for a minute.
  1. Form a coarse paste and apply this on the face.
  1. Wait for ten to twenty minutes, and then gently use upward circular motions to scrub the pack off with cold water.
  1. The final rinse should be with plain cold water.
  1. Pat dry and moisturize.
  1. This is a pack which is best used for normal to oily skin.
  1. This pack should be used once a week.

15. Potato pulp natural face pack:

There is a lot of vitamin C in potatoes which helps rejuvenate and maintain the health of the skin. Potatoes also are known to naturally lighten and brighten the skin, and that is why we shall use potato to help maintain the glow on our skin.

For this pack, you would need

  • 1 large raw potato
  • Few drops of lemon juice (optional)

Directions

  1. Take a large raw potato and grate it well.
  1. Apply the pulp and the juice of the potato onto the face and the neck.
  1. Wait for it to dry completely and then rinse the face.
  1. If you want, you can add a dash of lime juice to this to enhance the natural bleaching and whitening effects.
  1. This is a pack which should be washed off with cold water.
  1. Use this pack daily to find the best results.

16. Sweet almond oil face pack:

Sweet almond oil has antioxidants and vitamin E in it which helps tone the skin, fights the onslaught of free radicals and also helps bring a glow to the skin.

For this pack, you would need

  • 1/ teaspoon sweet almond oil
  • Steam (Optional)

Directions

  1. Massage the sweet almond oil on the skin, in gentle upward circular motions.
  1. You can even go ahead and steam the face with a warm towel after applying the oil, which is optional.
  1. Wash your skin off with lukewarm water and then pat dry.
  1. Moisturize if need be and relax.
  1. This is an oil pack which can be done almost daily.
  1. This pack is for all skin types.

17. Mint leaves face pack:

Mint is stimulating and refreshing, which is why it brings a very healthy glow to the skin. It also helps treat dark circles and dark spots; helps remove the tan and sun burn too. And mint has astringent properties which is good to tone the skin and to purify it as well.

For this pack, you would need

  • A hand full of mint leaves

Directions

  1. Take a bowl of mint leaves and crush it in a blender until it forms a paste.
  1. Apply this raw paste on the face directly and wait for ten minutes.
  1. Wash off gently with cold water and this will clean the clogged pores out.
  1. This is a pack which should be used thrice a week and is best used for oily to combination skin.
Mint leaves face pack

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18. Milk and saffron face pack:

Saffron is an antiseptic and is best to use for acne prone and dry skin, it helps whiten the skin, heal the acne and also brings a glow to the skin.

For this pack, you would need

  • A tablespoon of milk
  • A pinch of saffron

Directions

  1. Mix a tablespoon of milk with a pinch of saffron, and form a paste.
  1. Apply this pack on the face and massage it into the skin using your fingers.
  1. Do this for two minutes and then let it dry for another ten minutes.
  1. Wash off with cold water and then pat dry the skin.
  1. This is a pack that should be used twice a week, and is best for dry to normal skin.

19. Strawberries and honey face pack:

Strawberries have plenty of nutrients to nourish the skin, plenty of hydrating effects to make the skin radiant and plump, and plenty of antioxidants in them which can help fight the onslaught of free radicals.

For this pack, you would need

  • A cup of strawberries
  • A tablespoon of honey

Directions

  1. Mash a cup of strawberries and form a paste, and to this you shall add a tablespoon of honey.
  1. Apply the pack on the skin and wait for ten to fifteen minutes.
  1. Wait for it to dry and then gently wash the face by massaging the skin upwards in circular motions, with normal plain water.
  1. This is a daily beauty regime that can be used for all skin types.
Strawberries and honey face pack

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20. Aloe vera gel pack:

Aloe vera not only hydrates and soothes or calms the skin, but also brings evenness to the skin tone.

For this pack, you would need

  • Aloe Vera gel

Directions

  1. First wash your face with normal water and then dab it dry.
  1. Then apply the gel of aloe vera, once in the morning and once at night.
  1. Do this every day and let the aloe vera soak into the skin.
  1. You don’t need to wait for it to dry and then wash off.
  1. This is a pack which can be used for all skin types, and should be used twice every day.

We thus have given you the many recipes on how to glow skin naturally in summer, now we will take a look at tricks on how to glow face in summer and natural ways to get glowing skin as well. Please read on and be well-informed.

10 tricks on how to get glowing skin this summer

1. Drink a lot of water

You need to understand that drinking a lot of water helps flush out all the toxins and impurities from the body.

You can even have coconut water or juices if you want, green tea or lassi as well, and this helps keep the body cool and calm.

Drink at least eight litres of water per day, which helps hydrate the inside of the body and the cells. When the internals are hydrated well, the externals are kept flushed and radiant too.

2. Check your diet

It is true when we say we are what we eat. It is important to stay away from junk foods, sugar and salty snacks as much as possible; they only dehydrate the skin further.

What you should include in your diet are foods with high water content all through the summer months.

Have plenty of fruits and veggies with high water content, such as cucumbers and oranges, watermelon and lettuce, green leafy veggies too.

Consume less of meats while the summers are on, since it only raises the temperature of the body and does not digest easily.

3. Apply sunscreen everyday

No matter what time of the day it is, you must use sunscreen whether you are at home or going out.

Sunscreen with SPF above 30 is a must to use at least twenty minutes before you head out for work. They help prevent the UVA and the UVB rays from attacking the skin, and prevents darkening and skin damage, protecting you from the harmful effects of the UV rays of the sun. Every two to three hours, sunscreen should be applied.

4. Always exfoliate your skin

At least once a week you should exfoliate your skin. With exfoliation, the dead skin cells are removed which are accumulated on the skin. You can use an exfoliating mask, a sponge or a massager which will help remove the dead skin cells from the skin. Do it at least once a week and watch how your skin glows.

5. Cleansing twice a day is a must

Whether you use makeup on a daily basis or not, it is important for you to cleanse your skin with a cleansing cream or milk, or with just plain water and a face wash, twice a day. If you have acne prone skin, always use a cleanser which is rich in aloe vera or cucumber.

6. Always moisturize your skin

Irrespective of what the weather may be like outside, it is important that you always moisturize your skin. An oil based moisturizer should be avoided while the summer months are on, hence choose only a water based moisturizer. When moisturizing your skin, it would be best to use the tips of your finger to help penetrate the product deep into the skin. At night too you should moisturize your skin, since it helps as a defence while cell rejuvenation happens while you sleep.

7. Steam your face

Once a week, you must steam your face to help the pores open up so that all the dirt which has gathered in the pores can be removed. Do not overdo with the steaming, or else the skin may sag. If you do not have a steamer at home, you can take a hot towel and gently wipe the face for five minutes. This too will help open up the pores and flush the dirt out. The skin would get softer and flushed with a radiant touch.

8. Tone the skin well

After you cleanse the skin, it is important for the skin to be toned. This helps remove the remnants of cleanser and also helps balance the pH levels of the skin too. Toners also help remove the excess toxins and makeup as well, and refreshes the entire skin too.

9. Use an anti-tan mask once a week

An anti-tan mask is good to use once a week and you don’t have to spend a bomb buying the commercial ones. Homemade recipes as mentioned above is more than enough.

10. Don’t forget to exercise

When you exercise, you get to sweat. When you sweat, you are allowing the body to flush out the toxins naturally. This helps keep the internals clean and you get to drink more water.

We thus come to the end of the 20 home remedies and 10 tricks to get glowing skin in summer. Do write in with your comments and suggestions on the various 20 home remedies and 10 tricks to get glowing skin in summer we gave. We are eager to hear you out.

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