Five Natural Skincare Remedies in Your Kitchen Right Now

Your ticket to flawless skin is likely sitting in your kitchen.

We all want healthy, glowing skin. However, the effects of aging, stresses of everyday life, and poor dietary habits can often get in the way, and keep us from having the skin of our dreams. No matter what age you are, acne is always a threat. And time has a way of breaking down your skin on it’s own.

The good new is, that the skin is an organ, just like anything else. The better you treat it, the healthier it will be. No matter what condition your skin is in, it can be improved. There are medical ways to do this (Retinoid creams are an amazing feat of medical science), but for those who want a more all-natural approach, look no further than your kitchen.

The following everyday items help combat acne, and promote healthy, glowing skin. If you’ve got the winter blues, maybe a lovely evening of all-natural skincare is just what the doctor ordered!

Apple Cider Vinegar- Apple cider vinegar is a well-known anti-septic and anti-inflammatory, and when diluted with water it can kill the bacteria that causes acne and dry up excessive oil.

READ MORE: How to Protect Your Skin this Winter

Turmeric- Is there anything turmeric can’t do? When used for skincare, turmeric reduces inflammation and scarring, and is both antiseptic and antibacterial.

Green Tea- Green tea contains caffeine, which promotes blood flow and healing. When used as a skincare remedy it can help treat oily skin by decreasing the production of sebum.

White Vinegar- White vinegar is acidic, which helps dry out acne blemishes and speed up healing. It is also antiseptic, so it helps get rid of acne-causing bacteria.

Honey- Manuka honey has natural antiseptic abilities, and can help create clear skin by eliminating bacteria that causes acne.

Published by karenmsutton

HSS Orthopaedic surgeon in sports medicine | Mother of 4 amazing children | Team physician for USA Women's Lacrosse | ACL injury expert

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