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10 Natural Ways to Get Gorgeous Skin Without Spending a Penny

Ritika Bhateja Influencer

Every woman desires skin like a diva but not all are blessed with skin so gorgeous. And so, enter in the picture chemical peels, surgical face-lifts, Botox, or expensive hopes-in-a-jar. But what we tend to forget is to look around us because by simply using some household remedies we can get a beautiful and flawless skin.

10 Natural Ways To Get Gorgeous Skin

Just by using the simple products available in the kitchen of every household, the texture of your skin can be improved.

Follow these simple steps to get your desired skin tone and texture.

1. Keep Yourself Hydrated

Now last but the least is an oldie. We have been always told in order to keep our skin bright and vibrant water level in the body should be maintained. At least 6-8 glasses of water should be taken in order to get rid of the toxins. Lesser the toxins and chemicals in the body the better it is.

2. Let Coffee Do The Trick

Coffee present in the kitchen of every household works wonder for our skin making it smoother and shinier. A handful of coffee (organic is preferable) works as an amazing facial exfoliate and body scrub. It helps remove dead skin cells also the caffeine present tightens and firm pores.

For problems like dry skin add 1-2 tbs of extra virgin olive oil.

3. Wonders Of Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera gel is the definitive solution for all skin related problems. The nourishing and healing properties of Aloe Vera revitalize the skin thereby, giving it a more natural glow. Take 1 tbs of Aloe Vera gel, add a pinch of turmeric, 1 teaspoon of honey and 1 teaspoon of milk to it. Apply this mixture on the face and neck evenly. Leave it until dry. Rinse with lukewarm water and pat dry.

girl applying aloe vera paste on her face to get Gorgeous Skin

 4. Witness The Magic Of Fruits

There are lots of fruits and vegetables that can be applied on the skin that help in keeping the skin healthy. For instance, scrape off the inner peel of banana and apply it on your face, leave it for 15 minutes and then rinse off.

Other fruits and vegetables that can be peeled off and used (inner and fleshy part) are:

  • Pineapple – instantly brightens the skin,
  • Citrus Fruits(Oranges, Lemons)- known for their astringent properties,
  • Potatoes – helps in reducing puffiness

5. Take Regular Massages

Massaging regularly helps increase blood circulation which further improves the firmness of your skin. It also helps reduce the wrinkle formation. However, we should follow the right procedure while massaging for best results.

  • Start from the chin area,
  • Then move upwards towards your cheeks, eye area
  • And then the forehead.

take regular massages

6. Working Out Is The Mantra

Exercising is the key to the healthy skin and body.  Unfortunately, these days our routine has become such that the physical work and walks have been taken over by long hours of sitting behind laptop screens and TVs. A tad bit of working out is much needed to keep our body in shape and moving.

Working out also helps the blood transport vital nutrients to the cells in the body, and also helps remove toxins from the body.

7. Power Of Steam

One of the oldest remedies in order to get rid of any skin problems is steaming. Be it acne or anything else weekly steam helps enhance blood circulation and flush the toxins out.

What you need is a pot, stove and a towel. Heat water in a pot and once it done, put it on table. Drape the towel over your head like a tent and lean over the steaming pot. Hold the position for 5-8 minutes and then wash off your face with cool water to close the pores. (You can also add herbs like lavender, chamomile, etc if you like)

8. Take Cooler Showers

Water, too hot, whisks away the moisture from our skin making it too dry or cracked. So, in order to keep the moisture intact, we should avoid taking long hot water showers.

9. Wash Your Makeup Tools

The celebrity makeup artists that give tips on beauty and makeup, strictly suggest that the makeup brushes that we use regularly should be washed at least once a week, or else the bacteria accumulates on them. When we use the dirty brushes on our face, the bacteria react on our skin clogging the pores, outbreaks on skin etc.

So, in order to keep your skin healthy and vibrant, make it a habit to wash your tools with mild shampoo and warm water.

Wash your make up brushes regularly

10. Reduce The Intake Of Sweets

Sugar intake should be reduced as sugar and other carbohydrates like white bread; white rice, and etcetera can speed up the zit formation in the body which leads to skin aging.

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7 Signature Beauty Secrets from Priyanka Chopra & Kadarshian’s Make-Up Artist

Priyanka Chopra Make Up Artist Reveals Her Beauty Tips

One of the most-sought after men in the Celebrity Make-up Industry, Mario Dedivanovic holds his signature tutorial every few months in various parts of the world, where he details about the latest trends and shares fascinating beauty tips.

Recently, he held his Master class in New York where hundreds of make-up artists and beauty enthusiasts gathered to learn amazing beauty techniques he uses on celebrity clients such as Chrissy Teigen, Kardashians, and Priyanka Chopra.

In that 5-hour session, Dedivanovic demonstrated the ultimate levels of perfectionism. We present before you our hot picks from his session – Tips and tricks to ranging from perfecting eyelashes to applying layers of eyeliner.

Here’s your take away from his session:

  1. BeautyBlender is not an applicator, it is a BLENDER

Dedivanovic likes the BeautyBlender, it is like an extension of his hand. “The BeautyBlender really presses make-up into the skin, making it one with the skin. It also absorbs the top layer, taking off excess make-up, so it looks more natural,” said Dedivanovic. He gently bounces it on the face to blend products from foundation and concealer, to contour.

  1. Emollient is good

Dedivanovic prefers to very emollient moisturizers, as it gives bandwidth to use enough setting powder without it looking powdery. “The moisturizer will absorb powder and your make-up will look natural, even if there’s a lot of it,” said Dedivanovic. It works the same for oily skin too.

  1. Cream foundation over any other

Mario Dedivanovic prefers cream foundations more than liquid ones and is a big-time fan of cream foundations. He says, “I love creams, as you can go so natural with them by blending them out, or get full coverage”. Further, the moisturizing nature of cream foundation ensures that your skin doesn’t look cakey, even if you apply more setting powder!

  1. Lines are a Big No!

With Instagram’s trending beauty effects, everyone knows what a cut crease is, but Dedivanovic considers them a Big No. “I love soft and ‘blown-out’ makeup. It has a sexy, romantic feel,” said Dedivanovic. His favorite is a glowing, dewy face, with colors seamlessly melting into each other.

  1. Revamp your Waterline Shade

In Dedivanovic’s world, there’s no space for black or brown kohl. His signature is a golden bronze shade on the inside of the eye. He deepened the bronzed smoky eye he created for the model by using a shimmery bronze pencil in the waterline. “It’s very captivating,” said Dedivanovic.

  1. Master the Art of Painting the Brush

“The amount of pressure you use while applying products will ensure how the make-up looks. Start soft and then intensify if you need more. It’s easier to build than to take away,” said Dedivanovic. For instance, his brushstrokes were feather-light, barely touching the skin as he deepened the shading in the eye crease of the model.

  1. Get that liner right

Dedivanovic prefers matt liquid liners over shiny ones. He normally does three to five layers of eyeliner. He says, “Eye shadows absorb liner, making it look grey after a while. I layer several times so it never gets dull”.  He started with defining the lash line with a waterproof black liner pencil, lifting the lid gently with his finger, working the pencil into the roots. The second coating was of crème gel black eyeliner with an eyeliner brush, followed by a coat of M.A.C Liquid Eye Liner in Boot Black which is a blendable matt black shade.