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Indian remedies for a better skin tone,make them at home.

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If you have very dry, flaky arms and legs, try this concoction. Mix six-teaspoon petroleum jelly, two-teaspoon glycerine, and two-teaspoon lemon juice. Apply this moisturizing lotion at least twice a week.

Suffering from sunburns? Peel and grate a cucumber. Squeeze the juice. Mix half-a-teaspoon glycerine and half-a-teaspoon rose water. Apply this on sunburns, leave it for some time.

A facemask of egg white and honey gently removes the tan from your face.

Black circles? There’s a way out. Dip wads of cotton in chilled mixture of cucumber and potato juice. Keep this on your eyelids for 15 to 20 minutes and gently wash it off. Apply some baby oil.

If you have cracked heels, melt paraffin wax; mix it with little mustard oil and apply on the affected area. Leave it on overnight. After 10 or 15 days, your heels will become smooth.

Oats, which has high fibre content, is good for your skin too. Try this pack: Mix oats with honey, yogurt and ground almonds. Apply this on your face, leave it for five minutes and wash with lukewarm water.

Cucumber is a natural cleanser. Mix cucumber juice with milk and use it instead of a cleanser.

If you have normal to dry skin, try chocolate mask to make your skin smooth. But if you have oily skin, this is definitely not for you. Take 1/3-cup cocoa, three teaspoons of heavy cream, 1/3-cup ripe papaya, 1/4-cup honey and three teaspoons of oatmeal powder. Mix all together. Smooth on your face. After 10 minutes, wash your face with warm water.

For oily skin, apply a mixture of grapes, lemon and egg white. Leave it for 20 minutes and rinse with warm water. While lemon acts as a natural cleanser, grapes will soften your skin and egg whites will tighten it. Don’t be alarmed if your skin tingles.

For those persisting acne spots, just dab tea tree or lavender oil. They act as natural anti-irritants and will not clog your pores. What’s more they will not dry your skin like acne medication.

Tighten your pores before you apply make-up by rubbing an ice cube all over your face.

Cut the lemon and rub the wedge all over your face. Leave it for about 20 minutes, then rinse off with cold water. This simple and inexpensive way tones your skin and leaves it feeling refreshed. Avoid doing this if you have dry skin.

You can mix one-tablespoon cranberry sauce juice with two tablespoons Vaseline for a delicious home made lip balm.

To reduce puffiness of your eyes, grate a potato; tie in a cloth and place the cloth over your eyes for about 15 minutes.

Mix honey, lemon and vegetable oil for a great home made moisturizer for your dry skin. Apply this concoction for 10 minutes. Of course, the legendary honey and milk concoction, which was supposedly Cleopatra’s beauty secret, will make your skin glow.

For a glowing skin, heat four tablespoons of almond oil, two tablespoons of lanolin, two tablespoons of petroleum jelly and two tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil. Mix all with an eggbeater. Massage into your skin.

Prepare a mask by mixing a slice of pumpkin with egg yolk and milk. Let this mask set on your face for 30 minutes for a glowing skin.

Massage your BODY with a mixture of coconut oil and some of your favourite scented oils like lavender or rosemary. Your skin, besides smelling heavenly, will acquire a silky and supple quality.

Mix half-a-cup honey to your bath water for soft and smooth skin.

Add a small pinch of salt in the water and wash for bright and sparkling eyes.

For a soothing BODY pack, prepare a paste of mint leaves and almonds. Mix it with warm water and apply all over your BODY. Leave it till it dries and rinse with warm water.

Buttermilk dabbed on skin for 15 minutes will soak up oil from your skin without drying it.

Carrot juice applied daily fades blemishes.

For dark underarms and neck apply lemon juice mixed with cucumber juice and a pinch of turmeric daily. Leave this on for 20 minutes.

A mix of crushed mint leaves and oats will reduce pimples. Leave this for 20 minutes and wash it with warm water.

If you have facial hair, try this. Apply a sticky paste of egg white blended with sugar and corn flour. When it dries, gently peel it off. Repeat this three to four times a week.

Thin apple slices rubbed onto oily skin will help in controlling the oily shine.

For rough palms, use a mixture of 100ml glycerin and limejuice.

For supple skin, apply a ripe mashed banana on your face for 20 minutes daily.

Cauliflower juice applied on warts regularly will make them fall.

To lighten the tan, try this natural bleach. Mix orange peels (sun dried and powdered) with milk. Apply this paste for 25 minutes and rinse off.

Exfoliate your skin the natural way. Mix grounded moong dal with a pinch of salt and turmeric powder. Make a paste by adding lime juice. Scrub your face with this paste to remove dead skin cells, cleanse the pores and rejuvenate dull and tired skin.

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