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Top 15 Natural Home Remedies For Glowing Skin In Summer That Work

Updated: 12/04/2019

Everyone wants to have a beautiful-looking skin. Factors that can negatively affect your skin are stress, lack of sleep, pollution, drinking alcohol, and smoking. Many people turn to beauty care products. However, preservatives and toxins in many of these products can do more harm than good for your skin.  It is worth considering the many natural remedies available to promote healthy, glowing skin. In this post, we will discuss the best natural home remedies for glowing skin for the summer. 

Top 15 Natural Home Remedies For Glowing Skin In Summer That Work

1. Almond Oil With Honey And Lemon Juice

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Lemon juice provides a lot of vitamin C which is important for skin health[1]. Vitamin C, found in lemons, also helps to fight infection and boost the immune system. Honey can be used as a good moisturizer and can help to reduce blemishes on your skin[3]. Plus, with its antibacterial properties, it can help to ward off infection.

Ingredients

  • A half tablespoon of almond oil
  • 1 tbsp. of honey
  • A few drops of lemon juice

What To Do

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  • Mix all the items to create a fine paste.
  • Test the paste on a small area of skin first to check for irritation or reaction. 
  • If no irritation occurs, then proceed with applying it to the desired areas of your skin, particularly around the face and neck.
  • Let it dry and wash off with water.
  • Do this once or twice a day for best results.

2. Aloe Vera

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Aloe vera has antibacterial, astringent, and anti-inflammatory properties[6]. It also has acemannan, a biologically active compound, which may help enhance collagen synthesis[7]. It also can be used to help treat pigmentation disorders and diminish the appearance of stretch marks[8].

  • Take gel of aloe vera.
  • Mix it with an egg white 
  • Mix together well until it becomes a paste.
  • Test the paste on a small area of skin first to check for irritation or reaction. 
  • If no irritation occurs, then proceed with applying it to the desired areas of your skin.
  • Let it dry and apply another coat of it when it becomes dry.
  • After 30 minutes, wash off with water.
  • Repeat two or three times a week for up to 2 months for best results.

3. Orange Juice, Rose Water, And Honey

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Rose water is cleansing and refreshing for the skin. It stimulates blood circulation and helps to brighten skin tone. Moreover, it helps to balance the pH of the skin[9].

The rich content of vitamin C in orange juice helps to clear the complexion and promote a healthy glow[10].

  • Take two tablespoons of orange juice, two teaspoons of honey, two teaspoons of rose water, and a tablespoon of fuller’s earth.
  • Mix them well.
  • Test the paste on a small area of skin first to check for irritation or reaction. 
  • If no irritation occurs, then proceed with applying it to the desired areas of your skin, especially on the face and neck.
  • Use a moist wipe to remove the paste off after 15 minutes.
  • Wash your face completely with water and a gentle soap
  • Follow this twice or three times per week over a period of 4-5 weeks

4. Turmeric Mask

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Turmeric contains curcumin, which offers anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and anti-aging properties to help reduce inflammation on the skin[11]. It also helps to remove harmful free radicals that can damage your skin. Moreover, it enhances the action of collagen, which keeps skin firm and supple[12]

Method 1:

Ingredients

  • A teaspoon of turmeric powder
  • Three teaspoons of lemon juice

What To Do

  • Mix the turmeric powder to lemon juice to make a fine paste.
  • Test the paste on a small area of skin first to check for irritation or reaction. 
  • If no irritation occurs, then proceed with applying it to the desired areas of your skin.
  • Leave it on for about fifteen minutes before washing it off with water.
  • Repeat this two or three times per week over a period of one month

Method 2:

Ingredients

  • Two tablespoons of sunflower seeds
  • A half-cup of milk or non-dairy alternative
  • A pinch of saffron
  • A pinch of turmeric

What To Do

  • Soak the sunflower seeds in milk overnight.
  • The next morning, crush the sunflower seeds to make a paste.
  • Add the turmeric and saffron to the paste
  • Mix together well.
  • Test the paste on a small area of skin first to check for irritation or reaction. 
  • If no irritation occurs, then proceed with applying it to the desired areas of your skin.
  • Wash off with water after 15 – 20 minutes.
  • Repeat two or three times per week over a period of 4 weeks

Method 3:

Ingredients:

  • A teaspoon of turmeric
  • 2 tablespoons of rice powder
  • 2 tablespoons of tomato juice

What To Do

  • Mix everything well to form a fine paste.
  • Test the paste on a small area of skin first to check for irritation or reaction. 
  • If no irritation occurs, then proceed with applying it to the desired areas of your skin, especially on the face.
  • After 30 minutes, wash off with water.
  • Follow this treatment twice or three times per week over a period of 4 weeks

5. Sandalwood And Almond Oil Paste

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Almond oil can help to improve complexion and rejuvenate the skin. These properties may help to decrease the appearance of acne scars[13]. Thise oil is also abundant in vitamin E, which has many benefits for the skin. Topical vitamin E may help to prevent certain types of skin cancer and signs of photoaging[14].

Ingredients

  • Sandalwood paste
  • Almond oil

What To Do

  • Mix sandalwood paste with almond oil well.
  • Test the mixture on a small area of skin first to check for irritation or reaction. 
  • If no irritation occurs, then proceed with applying it to the desired areas of your skin.
  • Wash off after 20 minutes with water.
  • Follow this home treatment two or three times per week over a period of 2 months

6. Almond With Milk

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Raw milk contains skin-friendly ingredients, like saturated fats, calcium, and proteins[15]. Almonds are packed with vitamin E, omega-3 fatty acids, and antioxidants, all of which are known for their anti-inflammatory, skin nourishing and healing properties.

  • Prepare 8 to 10 almonds and a half cup of milk or almond milk.
  • Soak the almonds in the milk overnight.
  • Grind the soaked almonds in the morning.
  • Add more milk if needed.
  • Test the mixture on a small area of skin first to check for irritation or reaction. 
  • If no irritation occurs, then proceed with applying it to the desired areas of your skin.
  • Allow it to sit for about 20 or 30 minutes.
  • Wash off your skin with water.
  • Reapply it twice or three times per week over a period of 1 month
7. Yogurt Mask

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Yogurt possesses lactic acid, an alpha hydroxy acid, which can help to clear away dead skin cells. This helps to promote a natural glow and diminish the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines[16] [17] [18].

Ingredients

  • A cup of plain yogurt
  • A teaspoon of honey

What To Do

  • Mix yogurt and honey well.
  • Test the mixture on a small area of skin first to check for irritation or reaction. 
  • If no irritation occurs, then proceed with applying it to the desired areas of your skin.
  • Wash off the mixture after 15-20 minutes with water
  • Repeat daily for best results.
8. Papaya Mask

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Papaya helps to decrease the appearance of scars, by removing dead skin cells Moreover, it contains papain, which acts as an exfoliator. This gently clears away the dead cells on your face and makes the skin look more radiant and  youthful[19] [20].

Ingredients

  • Two tablespoons of mashed papaya
  • 1 tablespoon of honey

What To Do

  • Mix honey with mashed papaya well
  • Test the mixture on a small area of skin first to check for irritation or reaction. 
  • If no irritation occurs, then proceed with applying it to the desired areas of your skin.
  • Allow it to stay for about 15 minutes.
  • Rinse off with water.
  • Follow this once or twice per week over a period of 1 month
9. Banana

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Banana is rich in minerals such as potassium and vitamins A, B, C, and E, which are useful for nourishing and hydrating the skin. They help to promote a healthy and glowing complexion, and may lighten blemishes.

  • Take a half of a banana and mash it.
  • Add an egg white and a tablespoon of yogurt to it.
  • Mix them well to make a fine paste.
  • Test the paste on a small area of skin first to check for irritation or reaction. 
  • If no irritation occurs, then proceed with applying it to the desired areas of your skin.
  • After fifteen minutes, wash off the paste.
  • Repeat once or twice a week for best results.
10. Tomato Juice, Oatmeal And Yogurt Pack

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Tomatoes possess a powerful antioxidant called lycopene, which can combat the free radicals that contribute to wrinkles and age spots[22] [23]. Tomato juice also acts as a natural astringent to help keep skin firm and remove fine lines. Oatmeal can help remove excess oil on the skin and aid in the treatment of acne[24]. Additionally, its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties are helpful in soothing dry skin and removing dead skin cells[25].

  • Take 1 tablespoon of tomato juice, 2 tablespoons of oatmeal, and 2 tablespoons of yogurt.
  • Mix all the ingredients well to create a fine paste.
  • Test the paste on a small area of skin first to check for irritation or reaction. 
  • If no irritation occurs, then proceed with applying it to the desired areas of your skin.
  • Allow it to sit for about 15 minutes before washing off with water.
  • Pat skin dry by using a clean towel.
  • Apply your moisturizer to the skin.
  • Repeat daily for best results
11. Orange Juice And Turmeric Powder Mask

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The vitamin C in this mask can help to remove dead skin cells and promote a healthy glow[26].

  • Take equal amounts of orange juice and turmeric powder
  • Make a paste by mixing the ingredients well.
  • Test the paste on a small area of skin first to check for irritation or reaction. 
  • If no irritation occurs, then proceed with applying it to the desired areas of your skin while massaging in a circular motion.
  • Leave it on for about 20 minutes before rinsing off with water.
  • Repeat twice per week for up to 2 months for best results.
12. Cucumber, Watermelon, Yogurt And Milk Mask

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This mask can help to remove blemishes and acts as a toner. Cucumber in this mask is cooling for the skin. It is rich in antioxidants, which can help replenish and rejuvenate dull skin[27]. Cucumber can also promote a clear complexion and decrease swelling[28].

Ingredients

  • Two tablespoons of cucumber juice
  • Two tablespoons of watermelon juice
  • A teaspoon of yogurt

What To Do

  • Mix all the ingredients well.
  • Test the mixture on a small area of skin first to check for irritation or reaction. 
  • If no irritation occurs, then proceed with applying it to the desired areas of your skin.
  • After about 20 minutes, wash off with water.
  • Repeat twice per week for up to 2 months for best results.
13. Buttermilk & Flower Blossoms Mask

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Buttermilk is rich in lactic acid and proteins which help remove dead skin cells. The lactic acid and other fatty acids in buttermilk helps to moisturize the skin, keeping the skin smooth and soft, which is vital to promote the healing process[30].

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of buttermilk
  • Three tablespoons of flower blossoms (calendula, lavender, or chamomile)

What To Do

  • Add the flower blossoms to the buttermilk
  • Heat it for about 30 minutes on low heat.
  • Let the mixture cool after removing the heat.
  • Test the mixture on a small area of skin first to check for irritation or reaction. 
  • If no irritation occurs, then proceed with applying it to the desired areas of your skin. 
  • After 20 minutes, wash off with water
  • Repeat two or three times per week for best results.
14. Sunflower Seeds Mask

home remedies for glowing skin

Sunflower seeds are full of nutrients, which help support healthy skin and can be useful in the treatment of various skin diseases[31].

They are also abundant in copper and iron, which help support healthy blood flow

Ingredients

  • Three tablespoons of sunflower seeds
  • Milk or non-dairy milk 
  • Saffron

What To Do

  • Soak the sunflower seeds into milk overnight.
  • In the morning, grind the soaked sunflower seeds to make a paste
  • Add some strands of saffron to the paste.
  • Test the paste on a small area of skin first to check for irritation or reaction. 
  • If no irritation occurs, then proceed with applying it to the desired areas of your skin.
  • Rinse off your skin after 20 minutes with warm water.
  • Repeat daily for up to 1 month for best results.
15. Saffron And Milk Cream Mask

home remedies for glowing skin

Saffron has been used since ancient times to promote clear and glowing skin. The anti-inflammatory components in saffron help the skin to remain healthy while also protecting the skin from sun damage[32] [33].

Ingredients

  • Two tablespoons of milk cream
  • Saffron 
  • Lemon juice (optional)

What To Do

  • Mix saffron and milk cream well.
  • Refrigerate overnight
  • Use your finger to blend the mixture in the morning.
  • Add a few drops of lemon juice (optional)
  • Test the mixture on a small area of skin first to check for irritation or reaction. 
  • If no irritation occurs, then proceed with applying it to the desired areas of your skin. 
  • Leave it on for about 15 minutes.
  • Use water to wash off your skin.
  • Repeat once or twice per week for up to 1 month for best results.

This article is for educational purposes only. Please talk with your doctor before trying any new home remedies.With any new skincare application, be sure to test it on a small area of your skin first to check for irritation or adverse reactions. If your skin becomes irritated, painful, red or swollen, wash off the application and discontinue using it. Contact your doctor immediately if the reaction worsens, or persists for more than 3 days. 

We hope that you’ve found this post to be helpful and informative. Do you know other home remedies for glowing skin for the summer? If yes, then please share with us by leaving them in the comments below.

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