A person’s appearance is very important — it’s the first thing we pay attention to when we meet someone new. But lots of us have facial flaws. For example, according to US statistics, 60 million people suffer from acne.
Many people suffer from various problems associated with the skin on their face. Sometimes it’s enough just to change your nutrition and lifestyle. But what if that doesn’t work?
Since there is no exclusive solution to solve all facial problems, Bright Side has collected a selection of useful tips for each individual issue.
Bananas are known for their health properties. The fruit can be used externally to smooth wrinkles. For this, you need to make banana puree and mix it with a teaspoon of honey. You can also add yogurt or orange juice.
Apply the mixture on the face and leave it for 15-20 minutes. Then rinse it off with water and use a moisturizing cream.
In addition to cleaning your teeth, toothpaste is suitable for soothing irritations. You just need to apply it to the skin.
Before using toothpaste for irritations, it’s better to check your reaction to it. Apply some paste on a healthy skin patch and wait a bit. You can use this method if there is no negative reaction.
Use potatoes to get rid of pimples. Apply the potato juice on the pimples and leave until it dries. After that, wash your face with water. This will help to dry pimples.
Avocado has a soothing, mitigating, and moisturizing effect on the skin. Therefore, it’s great for getting rid of dryness. Cut the avocado pulp and stir it into the cream. Apply it to the skin and leave for 15-20 minutes.
After that, wash the mask off.
If you have oily skin, a tomato will help to improve its condition. It’s necessary to mix tomato with sugar (1 teaspoon) and apply it to the skin. Leave the mixture on for about 5 minutes and then remove it. This will make your skin feel less oily.
You can use milk to make your eyebrows thicker. Just gently rub them with a cotton pad dipped in the milk. Rinse your eyebrows off with water after 15 minutes.
Green tea will help you in the fight against acne. Brew strong tea and wait until it cools. Moisten the cotton pad in the brew and wipe the face. After the tea absorbs in, wash the skin.
If you have scars from acne, then you can use lemon juice. Dilute the lemon juice with water and moisten the scars. Leave it for 15 minutes and moisturize the skin after removing the mixture. Consult a doctor if you have deep scars.
You can use apple cider vinegar in order to reduce the pores on the face. Mix it with water in a ratio of 1:1 and apply it to the skin. Leave it for 5 minutes, and then rinse the face with water. Use a moisturizing cream to prevent dryness.
A double chin
There are many exercises to help get rid of a double chin. The use of chewing gum is the simplest one. Just take a piece of gum and chew it for some time. This activates and strengthens the chin muscles.
Dark circles under the eyes
Almond oil is good for getting rid of dark circles under the eyes. Gently apply a few drops on the eyelid in massaging motions in the evening. Wash it off during morning cleansing.
Hair on the face
To remove hair from your face, you can prepare a special mixture. Mix an egg white with ½ tbsp cornstarch and 1 tbsp sugar into a homogeneous paste. Apply the mixture on the area with unwanted hair and leave it on for about 5 minutes.
When it completely dries, tear the paste off gently and quickly. All the hair will stick to the paste.
The omitted face
The face should be tightened to look good. Besides surgical intervention, you can improve the face’s shape with the help of exercises that you can find here. The muscles are elastic and can change, leaving the face looking fresh and healthy.
What other methods for solving such problems do you know? Write us in the comments!
Illustrated by Yekaterina Ragozina for BrightSide.me