When it comes to your skin, you can’t be careful enough. While you have your trusted beauty products at hand, it helps to pay heed to your grandmother’s advice as well. Remember those home remedies that she swore by? They’re your unsung heroes indeed. So read on to get a lowdown on what kitchen ingredients work best for your beauty regimen.
Potato

Potato

This starchy vegetable is packed with minerals like potassium, copper and sulphur which makes it highly effective for cleansing. All you have to do is juice out the potato and add a spoon of baking soda. Add a few drops of water and use it as a scrub for squeaky clean skin!

Papaya

Papaya

Papaya which is full of antioxidants and nutrients is a super-ingredient for your skin. When applied to your skin, it helps reduce blemishes and pigmentation. It is also known to tighten skin. If you have very dry skin, you can make a pack by mashing together papaya and honey. Apply it on your face for 15 minutes and rinse off.

Hazelnut

Hazelnut

These rust-hued nuts are more than just tasty ingredients in your favourite dessert. They are excellent as an exfoliant. On the days when you’re feeling particularly indulgent, you can make a scrub using crushed hazelnuts and coffee. If you have very dry skin, add in a few drops of coconut or olive oil. You will notice that your skin looks brighter and smoother.

Ghee

Ghee

Yes! You heard right. You may have been running away from ghee to keep your weight under control. However, ghee us excellent for dry skin. It contains fatty acids that help moisturise and nourish the skin. Apply this on your skin, twice a week and rinse off with a mild soap. You will notice that your skin looks plumper and healthier.