Home Remedies For Naturally Gorgeous And Clear Skin

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Honey and Cinnamon

Face mask

This is a great facial mask that can be concocted using just two ingredients.  The mask is effective in fighting acne, as both honey and cinnamon have antimicrobial properties.

These are the two ingredients:

2 tablespoon honey

1 teaspoon cinnamon

Rinse your face and pat dry it. Mix the honey and cinnamon together until they form a paste.  Apply this paste to your face and leave it on for around 10 – 15 minutes.  Rinse your face completely and pat dry.

 

Apple Cider

Vinegar Toner

This is another anti-acne remedy that can kill the trouble-making bacteria.  It is great for use as an astringent, which can dry up the excess oil on your skin.  It is alkaline in nature and balances the PH level of your skin, which make it harder for bacteria to thrive. You will need unfiltered apple cider vinegar and fresh water. Wash your face and pat dry. Take one part vinegar and dilute with three parts water to make the solution. Using cotton ball, to apply this solution directly to your acne and blemishes. Leave on for around 10 minutes.  Wash your face and pat dry. Reapply this solution several times during the day wash your face thoroughly after each application.

Make it a point to use a good moisturizer after, if you feel your skin becoming drier than usual.  You may want to consider using coconut oil due to its antimicrobial, anti-fungal, and antibacterial properties which go a long way in preventing breakouts.

7 Detox Smoothies With Added Health Benefits

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Smoothies are a great way to boost your fruits and veggies daily intake.  It makes a delicious quick breakfast, a nice refreshing snack, a wonderful healthy dessert or a super post-training drink.  Not only the flavor combinations are infinite, you can prepare different recipes to benefit from specific health components from its ingredients.  One other great thing about smoothies is that to the opposite of simple juices, it keeps all the natural fiber, which help cleansing the digestive tract.  The powerful detox foods that go into it help your liver to detox naturally, and they can help you stay healthy and look great.

 

Flat Tummy

Rich in digestion supporting ingredients, this smoothie will help prevent bloating and digestive stress that can sabotage your tummy flattening efforts.

  • 3/4 c. papaya
  • 3/4c. sliced peaches
  • 1/2 pear, sliced
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger
  • 2 mint leaves
  • Water to thin

 

Skin Saver

Antioxidants in berries are known to help to fight wrinkles and other skin ageing signs.  Berries are also a great way to control blood sugar that can sabotage your complexion.  This smoothie also contains Omega 3, to fight inflammation, as well as vitamins E and C, both renown to help the skin.

  • 3/4 c blueberries
  • 3/4 c pitted cherries
  • 5   strawberries
  • 1/4 avocado, peeled and pitted
  • 2 tsp wheat germ (optional)
  • 2 tsp ground flax seed
  • Water, to thin

 

Peanut Butter Energy Booster

This protein-rich and minerals-filled smoothie will give you long-lasting energy.  Cinnamon will help to control your blood sugar so your energy level won’t crash too quickly.

  • 1 big banana
  • 1 scoop of natural hemp protein powder
  • 2 tsp of natural peanut butter
  • 1 handful of fresh baby spinach
  • 1/2 tsp of cinnamon
  • Water, to thin

 

Bone Lover

This vitamin-rich green smoothie contains calcium, magnesium and other bone building minerals to keep your bone strong and healthy.

  • 2 bananas
  • 1 handful of chard leaves
  • 1 handful of kale leaves
  • 1 tsp of green matcha powder
  • 1/2 cup of homemade almond milk

 

Immune System Booster

Rich in vitamin A, C and zinc, this smoothie can increase the production of white blood cells and antibodies to get your body ready to resist this season’s infections.

  • 1/2 c. mango cubes
  • 1/2 c. cantaloupe cubes
  • 1/2 c. fresh pineapple cubes
  • 1/4 c. chopped pumpkin seeds
  • Water, to thin

 

Natural Skin Tanner

Studies have proven that a beta-carotene rich diet can make your complexion glow, and that particular skin tone is usually considered healthier than a regular skin tan. This smoothie can help you get that healthy glow without risking your skin lying under the sun.

  • 1/2 cup of cantaloupe cubes
  • 1/2 cup of papaya
  • Juice of 1 orange
  • 1/2 cup of carrot juice (or water)
  • 1 small knob of fresh ginger

 

Antioxidant Power

Feel the power of this detox foods-rich smoothie.  Very rich in antioxidants, this smoothie will help to support your liver to detox naturally and help your body stay healthy and young longer.

  • 1/3 cup of blueberries
  • 1/3 cup of raspberries
  • 1/3 cup of pomegranate kernels
  • 1/4 cup of beet juice (optional)
  • 1 banana
  • Water to thin

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