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You have read lot of articles of how to take care of your skin in particular season and what not steps to follow, apply this cream and that cream, scrubbing, face packs, cleansing, etc. so many things  are there out to cover and protect our skin. Why not do some home remedies to keep you in budget and avoid expenses when you can collect things at home and make some scrubs and face pack stuff. Wouldn’t you like that? Yes everyone will agree to save their money on costly products when they can themselves make it at home. Before you do any sort of experiment with your skin always know what type of skin you have. Basically there are four types of skin as follows:

  1. Sensitive skin:

If one has sensitive skin proper care should be taken of it as it is delicate one. You can know when you have sensitive skin when you see lines over forehead, eyes and mouth. In cold and when exposed to air it easily gets rough. You may not notice shine and brightness on skin.

  1. Normal skin:

This type of skin will be soft not dry neither oily. It is one of the good types of skin one has. Every makeup is suited on such face whether it may be summer or winter this skin seems to look good.

  1. Oily skin:

This type of skin will always keep glowing as it secrets oil which mainly appears on nose, cheeks, forehead. Skin is relaxed in winter season as melanin secretion will be less. In summer this type of skin glands are activated that’s why it secrets oil more. This type of skin faces pimple problems.

  1. Dry skin:

This skin is also delicate. Anti-ageing is formed soon on this type of skin. In winter due to lack of moisture skin will be too dry, hard and irritating. They essentially need moisturizer and cold creams.

Fair complexion is always praised in the society so every woman wants to look fair and charming. So to protect you from getting sun burn and tan in sun apply sunscreen lotion which protects skin from harmful rays and prevents it from getting damaged. There are some home based lotions which can be prepared easily.

vLime complexion lotion:

Lime flowers-25gm

Distilled water-250ml

Sodium benzoate- ¼ tsp.

Put lime flowers in boiling water for an hour. Strain and let the mixture cool down. Add sodium benzoate to it. This is to get the good complexion lotion. For better result add equal part of rose water to it. Keep under refrigeration and use it with the help of cotton buds.

vSesame complexion lotion:

Sesame oil-40ml

Olive oil-10ml

Almond oil-40ml

Mix all the oils together and apply it on face and neck. It is an exclusive tonic to protect the skin from scorching heat of sun or is very effective measure to get rid of sun tanning.

Due to stress, heavy work people feel tired especially in summer when you sweat a lot you feel tired due to loss of essential salt from your body. To soothe and get skin relaxed follow the method given below:

vCucumber skin soothing

Cucumber-1 medium size

Lemon- ½

Peel and chop the cucumber and place the slice in a bowl. Squeeze the lemon over cucumber and let them stand for an hour. Then rub the cucumber slices over the face avoiding the area around eyes. Leave it for 30 minutes and wash off with cold water. It is superb for oily skin.

vYoghurt skin soothing:

Cucumber- 1 small


Put the cucumber through a blender and mix it with the yoghurt. Apply the paste on the face and neck. Leave to dry and then wash off with cold water. This is suitable for normal to sensitive skin.

vMake a mixture of almond oil, butter milk and rose water and apply all over the body leave for half an hour. Wipe with a soft cloth and then have bath. This gives shining to your skin.

vMixture of turmeric, wheat flour with water add 2 tsp. of sesame oil make it like a paste and apply all over your body allow to dry for some time. This also gives a better complexion after bath.

vAlmond complexion mask:


Bengal gram flour- 2 tbsp.

Raw milk- to mix

Lemon juice- ½ lemon

Soak almonds overnight. Next day grind them add flour, milk and lemon juice to apply and lightly massage over face, neck, hands allow for 15 minutes and then wash off with cold water.

vBengal gram flour- 2 tbsp.

Moong dal flour- 2 tbsp.

Turmeric- ½ tsp.

Mix all to form a paste and apply over face, neck which gives natural goodness to the skin.

vonce in a week use juice of mint leaves to apply on face which gives shine and avoid pimples.

vMix sandal wood paste with little turmeric and apply to skin which gives a very good soothing effect and shine naturally.  For more scrubs and face pack tune into this article and stay connected. Wait for part 2 will publish soon.