Turmeric has been coming down to us from ages. In Indian marriages the brides are often massaged with turmeric paste so that they look bright and beautiful on the wedding day. Turmeric has strong disposition of anti oxidants and anti inflammatory properties that helps in illuminating skin as well as eliminating pimples and acne. Acne and other kinds of eruptions might be the reason of the dull look as it overshadows your real glow. The best way to use turmeric is to mix two teaspoon of turmeric powder with a teaspoon of chickpea flour and add a little milk to form a smooth paste, make sure the milk is raw. When the paste is ready, apply on skin and let it dry. Wash with water or you may also wipe off the turmeric paste first and then wash with water. Apply toner and a cream that suits you. Do this twice a day and the result would be visible.
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Yogurt is known to have pro-biotic property, calcium as well as protein. Yogurt includes lactic acid, an alpha hydroxy acid that have been proven by dermatologist to work wonders for attaining glowing skin. Yogurt is easily available in the departmental shops or you can even prepare it at home. It is instructed that you pick the basic yogurt and not the flavored one as the added flavor might not suit your skin. Take two teaspoon of it and apply on skin using fingers. Wait for it to dry and then wash it off with water. It moisturizes the skin which helps to bring the glow back. This glow can be achieved due to the nutritive value present in the curd. This can be done twice a week.
Sugar and herbal face wash
It is very important that we fight sun burn as it is the prime reason of losing the true skin tone. There is nothing called fair skin and dark skin, it is the natural glow that should be visible on your skin and sun burn or tanning prevents that. It not only dulls the skin but forms a layer of dead skin that results in many other skin problems. So, it is very important that we get rid of the dead skin by scrubbing.
Scrubbing can be done every alternate day if the skin is highly tanned, and then you can reduce it to twice a week when the tan is lightened. Take a face wash that is herbal in base or any face wash that suits your skin and mix it with a teaspoon of sugar and form the lather. Scrub for about a minute with brisk movement and then wash it off. Do it once daily but make sure sugar granules are not very coarse as it might hurt the skin.
Being antibacterial and having anti oxidants, raw honey is a very good way of pampering your skin as it brings back the glow and keeps it moisturized. Using honey for skin is very handy. Just pour out a small amount of honey that you think would be enough to make a layer over skin. Spread the layer with fingers to make it thin. After it dries, wash it off with water. Do it twice a week but if the party is at short notice use every alternate day before going to bed and apply toner and a healing night cream or a moisturizer after washing off.
Take ripe papaya and mash with mortar and pestle or grind in the blender to form a paste and add one teaspoon of raw milk to it. Use it on your skin for glowing skin as it works faster and will make you party ready with around four applications. The best effect of papaya is that it makes the skin hydrated and removes the flaky skin that so over shadows the glowing epidermis.