Ancient secrets to smoother skin

Don’t you think that nothing works better than dadimaakanuska (grandmother’s tips)? They have some secrets to keep their skin brighten and without patches, and here we are. At the age of 25, we almost struggle to fight the appearing fine lines and dark spots.

Although we shout out loud for natural-based products, we end up applying makeup to hide all our flaws. To fight this, we need to take a stand and protect our skin from harmful environmental pollutants. Here are some secrets to smooth skin that is from an ancient book.

Use honey and an olive oil face mask for your face and neck. Prepare a face mask by taking ¼ cup of honey and thoroughly mix it with warm water to make it spreadable. Then mix ¼ cup of olive oil with it. Apply the paste to your face and neck and leave it for 10-15 minutes before removing it. [Benefits: Honey and olive oil have antibacterial and healing properties. It also improves skin elasticity, provides a smooth texture and produces glowing skin.]

Use salt-olive oil scrub to exfoliate your elbows and knees. Take an equal amount of Epsom salt (magnesium sulphate) and virgin olive oil to prepare a scrub. Rub it on your knees and elbows to remove the dead skin cells from the surface of the skin. [Benefits: It soothes and softens dry, rough skin.]

Use coconut oil for soft and shiny hair. Massage your scalp with virgin coconut oil and run a comb through the length of the hair. Leave it for a while and let the scalp absorb the benefits of the oil, and rinse it clean. [Benefits: Coconut oil moisturises your scalp and leaves you with shiny, strong hair.]

Use olive oil as a body moisturiser. Replace your chemical moisturiser with virgin olive oil to massage your skin for deep nourishment. [Benefits: It is a rich source of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and amino acids. Olive oil locks the skin moisture restores skin elasticity and keeps your skin hydrated. It provides you with young and refreshed skin.]

Use Tea tree oil to fight unwanted breakouts. Use it as a serum (twice a day is recommended) after cleansing your face with your choice of face wash. [Benefits: It has antibacterial and antimicrobial properties, which help you treat unwanted scars and acne breakouts.]

Use avocado oil as a natural moisturiser. Apply it to your skin after wash. [Benefits: It reduces skin pores and relieves inflammation. Avocado oil doesn’t clog your pores; hence your skin looks brighter and healthier.]

Replace your regular skincare routine with these secret skincare regimes to see the difference.

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