Hectic work schedules, stressful lifestyles, lack of adequate sleep, lack of nutritional diet, pollution, harmful sun rays (UVA/UVB), excessive smoking, and drinking of alcohol are the major factors that can lead to a dull and dry skin. Sometimes, we can't totally stay away from all these factors, but we can take advantage of the natural products we have. These natural products are effective and also not harmful in any way. They are as follows:
• Coconut oil
Coconut oil helps to soften the skin, protects the skin from microbial infection, repairs skin, delays aging and gives the skin a healthy glow. For an effective result, use the oil every night before going to bed.
• Aloe vera
Aloe vera is a natural product which has anti-bacteria properties that can help reduce the bacteria infection of acne. It is also rich in moisturization; therefore, the gel can retain the skin's natural moisture a lot longer. It can also help to remove stretch mark.
Cucumber antioxidants replenish and rejuvenate dull skin. It also helps to improve complexion and reduces swelling. To get a glowing skin, grate the cucumber and add 2-3 tablespoon of yogurt also mix it properly. Apply it on your face and neck. After five minutes, you can wash it off with cold water.
Honey is a natural product that has so many benefits for the skin. It has antiseptic benefits and also fights away acne causing germs, it also helps to soften the skin and acts as an anti-aging agent. Honey helps to protect the skin from harmful sun rays and enable the skin's ability to rejuvenate.
Make sure you apply honey on a clean and damp skin and massage it on your skin. Wash it off with lukewarm water after five minutes. You can continue to use it on a daily basis till you get your perfect result.
• Ripe papaya
Ripe papaya contains some healthy enzymes which are known as papain. This enzyme helps to remove the top layer of dead cells on the face and makes your skin look radiant and also glow. It clears the dirt that can lead to acne. To achieve a glowing skin result, mash ripe papaya into a smooth texture, also add honey and lemon juice. Leave it on your face for 15 minutes and wash it off gently with warm water. Finally, rinse it off with cold water.