Top 5 Home Remedies to Treat Dull Skin

Home Remedies for Dull Skin
Having dull skin could make you look old and tired, even if you have enough rest. Dull skin also does not reflect light as it would naturally do with healthy skin. Some of the common causes of having dull skin are unhealthy consumption of food, regular use of harsh cosmetics, aging, dirty environment and weather. If you suffer from dull skin with uneven skin tone and sun damage, there is hope. These home remedies for dull skin which you can easily practice at home will help restore your lost beauty.

5 Best Home Remedies for Dull Skin

1. Lemon

slice of lemon
Lemon is a sunny fruit which provides beauty benefits. It is a cost effective home remedy to apply to your skincare regimen to have a clear, brighter skin and with a more even skin tone. Lemons with their natural vitamin C will serve as a bleaching agent that can lead to a brighter complexion. But before applying lemon as treatment, you should try a patch test first on your arm as it might cause some irritations.

Mix 1tsp of water and 1tsp of lemon in a bowl. Apply it for around 10 minutes on areas with dull skin to help lighten.

For a DIY honey lemon mask, squeeze a ½ lemon into a bowl and add 2 tbsps of honey, then mix until a liquid syrupy consistency is achieved. Apply the mask on a clean face, while avoiding the eye. Leave it for around 15 minutes and rinse off. Read more

2. Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera
Use Aloe Vera gel to get rid of age spots, pigmentation and pimple marks. Simply create a mixture of Aloe Vera gel & rose water. Then apply it on the face and leave it for approximately 15 to 20 minutes. But before rinsing off the mask, you should gently massage it for few more minutes.

You can also drink Aloe Vera juice on empty stomach to get rid of toxic materials from your body with its antiseptic and antibacterial properties. Read more

Here is a video to show you how to extract Aloe Vera gel from the plant

3. Almond

Almond oil contains antioxidants, healthy fats and essential minerals. It is also rich in vitamins A, B and E, in which most of the big brand skincare products have these vitamins. Because of its high nutrient-contents almond oil is not just used a skin care, but also as a treatment for some skin disorders.

Take 5 almonds, 1tsp of milk, a bit of lemon juice and gram flour. Crush the almonds finely and mix it well with all the ingredients to create a uniform paste. Apply the paste or mask by gently massaging it onto your face (do not rub too hard) for around 2 minutes, avoiding the eye area. Leave it on the face for around 30 minutes and rinse off. Read more

4. Butter

bread and butter
Butter is rich in fatty acids that can provide your skin extra nourishment and helps eliminate dryness, especially on winter. Butter also contains vitamin A and other minerals that will help further enhance your dry skin’s texture.

Take 1tsp of butter and ½ tsp of milk cream. Mix it well until you achieve a paste of smooth constituency. Apply in on the face for around 20 minutes and rinse off. Read more

5. Brown Sugar

Brown sugar contains glycolic acid which helps fight bacteria to keep the skin healthy and vivacious. It also helps break down glue-bonded skin cells that supports cell turnover to offer you fresher looking skin. Read more

Exfoliate dead skin cell with brown sugar and almond oil.

Having dull skin could also be the result of your lifestyle and diet. For better chances of achieving and maintaining healthy looking skin. It is recommended that you do regular exercise, daily moisturizing, and have a healthier diet.

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