Homemade remedies for maintaining healthy skin

A healthy and flawless skin is attractive for all. Everyone wants to have a beautiful and healthy skin. But to maintain a healthy skin is not so easy. You have to protect your skin from sun tanning, dust, pollution, acne, etc. In the present market, there are thousands of skin care products available. But they have certain chemicals for giving a rapid result which can be harmful for your skin in the future. Here are some homemade easy but effective methods to maintain a completely healthy skin.

Baking Soda

Balance of pH levels of the skin is very important to maintain clear skin. Baking soda is very effective in balancing the pH level, having antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties in it. It mostly helps to get rid of acne, pimples and dark spots by removing dust, dirt and dead skin cells.  Take one teaspoon of baking soda with one teaspoon of water or lemon juice and make a smooth paste. After cleansing your face, use this paste gently on the skin. After a couple of minutes, rinse your face with lukewarm water. Follow this remedy two or three times a week for getting a flawless and healthy skin.

You can also use baking soda with honey to massage your skin. After massaging for one or two minutes, rinse it thoroughly with warm water. It will definitely help you to maintain a healthy and beautiful skin.


Turmeric is the best antiseptic for every skin problems and skin lightening agent. It helps to minimize scars. Turmeric can alleviate allergic, infectious, and inflammatory skin disorder that makes your skin look dull and lifeless. Take one tablespoon of turmeric powder and mix it with enough pineapple juice to make a smooth paste. Apply this paste on your face and neck. Leave it on until the turmeric paste dries completely. Wash it off with lukewarm water. Repeat it 2 – 3 times a week to reduce the appearance of spots on the skin.

Gram flour

Gram flour acts as a scrub to your skin to get glowing skin. Prepare a paste by taking equal amounts of turmeric powder and gram flour with the required amount of raw milk. Mix them well to form a thick, fine paste. Apply this paste on your face and leave it until it dries. Wash it off with lukewarm water. Gently massage your skin in circular motion to remove the paste slowly. Wash it off with water. Repeat it once a week to lighten your skin and it helps to remove scars too.


Lemon is one of the best useful things to get a clear skin. Lemon contains citric acid, which keeps the skin clear by removing dead cells and increases the renewal process of cell. Lemon can also be used as a bleaching for a better skin complexion. There are several uses with lemon for maintaining healthy skin.

Take fresh-squeezed lemon juice in a pot and apply it to your entire face and neck and leave it for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes, wash it off with warm water and rub some cucumber slices on the face for moisture and softness of the skin. Repeat this method daily can help you to get a beautiful skin.

Another option is application of some fresh lime juice with raw honey on your face for 15 to 20 minutes and then rinses it off. It is also an effective way to get a clear skin.


Sugar acts as a good cleanser for the skin. Take same quantities of white and brown sugar. Mix them with a little amount of water. Massage this mixture gently on the face for some minutes. Let it dry for some time. Wash it off with lukewarm water. It will make your skin glowing and youthful.


Honey keeps your skin well moisturized. Honey acts a great moisturizer and has antibacterial properties. It helps to fight against infections. Take some raw honey and apply it directly on your skin. Let it dry naturally. Rinse it off with lukewarm water. Water content in honey will moisturize the skin to make it soft and supple. Repeat it once in a day or alternate days for best results.

Raw potato

In our kitchen, potato is the most used vegetables. But it has some certain quality which can be useful for a natural flawless skin. Take some raw potatoes and mash it. Blend juice out of the mashed potatoes. Apply this juice on the face and let it dry. Then, wash your face with lukewarm water. It is very much useful to make the skin glow, removes scars, and reduces sunburn as well as a tan. It works as natural bleach for our face.


Oats can be used to work as a natural scrubber to give your skin a presentable look. Mix ½ cup of oats with little warm water and leave it for 5 minutes. When it becomes a thick paste, apply it on your face and gently massage it on your face for 15 minutes. Then, wash off with cold water. This will make your skin more shiny and smooth.

Milk and honey

This face pack helps to keep your skin clear and glowing. Mix two teaspoons of milk and one teaspoon of honey into it. Then add one teaspoon of gram flour and mix them well. Apply this on your face and leave it for about 20 minutes. Rinse it off with warm water. Repeat it once a week to get a radiant skin.

Rice flour

Rice flour can be used for removal of blackheads, cleansing the skin. It can be used as a scrubber for your face. Take clean rice and make a plain powder by blending it. Then, mix milk into that powder and prepare a thick paste. Apply this paste on face, neck and gently scrub it on round motion for 15 minutes. After your face gets dried, wash it with cold water. It will help to remove dead skin cells and give a better looking healthy skin.

Fruit pack

Fruit pack involves a variety of fresh fruits like papaya, cucumber and avocado. Take all these fruits and mix them all together with 2 tablespoons of cream and make a smooth paste. Then apply it on the face and neck. Leave it on the face for 20 minutes to dry. Then rinse thoroughly with lukewarm water. The fresh fruit pack will give a natural looking glow to your skin.

Get the healthy skin with natural homemade remedies.


Cucumber has hydrating, astringent, and nourishing properties. This helps to improve your skin by repairing damaged skin cells. It removes dead skin cells and gives a beautiful glowing skin. Take a cucumber and cut into thick slice. Rub with a slice on your face before going to bed. Wash your face before applying it. Leave it overnight and rinse it off with warm water. Repeat it daily to get fresh, glowing skin.

Vitamin C

Vitamin C is good for the skin. It enhances the complexion, turns dull skin into a glowing skin. Vitamin C produces collagen, increases brightness, keeps away age spots, and also protects the skin from UV rays of the sun. Fruits rich in Vitamin C are black currants, Oranges, guavas, grapes, kiwi, strawberries, gooseberry, lemons, papaya and sweet potatoes. It strengthens the capillaries of the skin and in turn passes the nutrients into the skin cells and tissues. You can also drink fruit juices with fruits containing Vitamin C. Try to drink fresh and avoid sugar into it. You can also apply lemon juice on the face and massage with fruit extracts on the skin.


Soak a few almonds in water overnight, peel the skin in the morning and grind it to a fine paste. To this paste, add 1 teaspoon of gram flour, 1 tsp milk and 4 drops of lemon juice and mix well. Massage your skin with this paste for about 5-10 minutes and wash off with cold water. The eating of overnight soaked almonds also gives you a fine skin tone. Try to use almond oil to massage your skin.

Orange juice

Take 2 tablespoon orange juice, add 2 teaspoon honey, 2 teaspoon rosewater and 1 tablespoon fullers’ earth, make a fine mixture of it and apply to the skin and face. After 15 minutes, wipe your face with a clean towel or a moist tissue and then wash with cold water.

Aloe vera and egg white

Peel the gel from an aloe vera leaf, add 2 spoons of milk and 1 egg white. Whip the mixture well and apply it to the face and neck. After it dries, apply another coat of the mixture. Repeat the same procedure for 30 minutes. Wash your face with cold water and pat dry.

You can also practice using aloe vera gel on the skin daily, especially in the morning to get a healthy and beautiful soft glowing skin. And you can use egg white alone to tighten the skin and with the regular use of egg white as a mask you can see the pores are closed and the skin is tightened. This is a very effective part of maintaining a healthy skin.