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How to Deal with Uneven Skin Tone?

Skin is that part of body which we cannot hide and imperfections like uneven skin tone therefore become very embarrassing. Uneven skin tone also makes you look older, tired and unhealthy so it is very important to get rid of this to groom your personality. There are a number of cosmetics and commercial products which can be used to deal with uneven skin tone but it is always better to seek help from nature. Natural home remedies are there to help you out. Some of these are also listed below:

  • Lemon juice is a great remedy for uneven skin tone. Take a cotton ball and use it to spread undiluted lemon juice over problematical complexion.  Let it dry. You will feel your skin tight and this remedy will prove very helpful in curing uneven skin tone.
  • Lemon juice in combination with honey is also a popular remedy for uneven skin tone. Make a solution of one part honey and one part lemon and apply it to affected area. This sweet solution will work as a magic for uneven skin tone.
  • Mix dried and grounded orange peels with one cup of yogurt. Apply this mixture gently on your skin and let it to stay on your skin for ten minutes. After that rinse off properly.
  • Yogurt can also be used with lime. Make a paste of yogurt with lime juice and apply it on your face. After leaving it for few minutes, wash your face with a normal cleanser.
  • Harsh skin cleansers, sun warmth and dry skin can also cause irritated and red skin. This inflamed skin can be cured by using olive oil. Omega-3 acids in this oil can relieve skin redness.
  • You can also prepare an oatmeal cleanser as it has skin-calming effects and also contains minerals which prove helpful in relieving redness and inflammation. Grind oatmeal using a coffee grinder and make a paste by adding water in it. It will turn into an exfoliating face scrub. For making a skin-whitening facial mask, you can also mix oatmeal with yogurt.
  • Make a baking soda scrub by mixing 1 teaspoon of baking soda with 1 teaspoon of water. Put on this scrub on face in a circular motion and let it stay for a minute. Finally wash your skin with warm water.

These are some of the most popular home remedies for uneven skin tone. You will definitely find them effective but besides these remedies there are some other things which you can do. Eat healthy and add fruits and vegetables in your diet to keep your skin healthy. Exercise is also good for blood circulation which finally leads to healthy skin.

Getting Rid of Acne Scars

Acne is a problem that is faced by most of the people especially youngsters. Ladies are more conscious about their beauty than men and they undergo a lot of treatments to get rid of acne. Pimples and acne are removed from the skin as a result of these treatments but they leave scars and spots behind them. If you are also suffering from the same problem then you should use some tips and remedies. Here I will give you a list of some home remedies which you can follow to get rid of acne scars:

  • Make a mask of apple and honey and apply it on your face to get rid of acne scars. Don’t you know the method of making the mask? Well!!!!!! I will tell you. After making a fine paste of apple, put four to six drops of honey into that paste and apply this paste on your skin. Rinse it off after fifteen minutes. This paste is quite beneficial as it will not only close your pores but also lighten your complexion and your skin will start looking more glowing than ever before.
  • Acne scars can also be removed with the use of baking soda even in some chemical treatments for acne scars, baking soda is said to be used. If you are also interested in using baking soda for treatment of acne scars then mix baking soda with some drops of water and make a paste. Apply this paste over skin and scrub this paste over scars for one to two minutes. After that, rinse it off.
  • Cucumber juice is also very effective for treatment of acne scars. It is a natural beauty gift for a perfectly glowing skin. Apply cucumber juice daily as it will close your skin pores. It will lighten skin tone and give you a fresh and beautiful look.
  • A paste of honey and milk is also recommended for treating acne scars. So make a paste of honey and milk and apply it over your skin twice a day. You will feel after sometime that acne scars have started fading.
  • Lemon juice is highly suggested for getting rid of dark acne scars as it lightens the spots. Take a cotton ball and pour some drops of lemon on it. Rub your face with this cotton ball and make a habit to do this daily to get a glowing and clear skin.
  • Vitamin C plays an important role in getting clear and vibrant skin. The best sources from which you can get Vitamin C are fruits so try to eat as many fruits as you can because besides making your skin healthy, they will also keep you fit.
  • You can also use tomato face mask to get rid of acne scars. Take a tomato and make two slices of it. Rub your skin with one of the tomato halves. It lightens the acne scars and increase skin elasticity. Wash your face after rubbing for 20 minutes.
  • Egg whites are also good for this purpose. Massage egg white on your face with a cotton ball. Egg whites make scars invisible as they have powerful healing qualities.

Follow these simple and easy home remedies for getting rid of acne scars. All the things mentioned above are available at home at all times so you don’t need to go anywhere to get these things.

Tips for the Treatment of Cracked Heels

Cracked heel is a problem that mostly occurs in winter season. Cracked heels can make you embarrassed at public places. People do a lot of things to hide this problem like they always wear socks and covered shoes. Are you also among those people who can not enjoy wearing revealing shoes? Don’t worry. There are a number of home remedies for cracked heels but firstly you would require knowing causes of cracked heels so that you can treat them properly. Here are some common causes of cracked heels:

  • Cracked heels may be caused by untidy feet.
  • Cracked heels may also be caused by over weight as in that case, they are under more pressure.
  • Using ill-fitted shoes may be a cause of cracked heels.
  • Standing barefooted on hard surface for longer period of time is also a cause of cracked heels.
  • You may also suffer from cracked heels if you have dry skin and you do not moisturize your feet properly.
  • Some problems like diabetes, thyroid disease and eczema can also result in cracked heels.
  • You may have cracked heels if you have deficiency of essential vitamins, minerals and zinc.

Remedies for Cracked Heels

Here are some remedies for cracked heels:

After washing your feet well, apply vegetable oil and let it absorbed in affected area.

You can also apply a mixture of glycerine and rose water for treatment of cracked heels. Apply this mixture to your feet everyday and within days you will feel the difference.

Raw glycerine can also be applied on cracked heels.

Soak your feet in lemon juice for 15 minutes daily to get rid of cracked heels.

Mix lemon juice and Vaseline and make a paste. Apply this on affected area for immediate results.

Melt some paraffin wax and mix it with mustard oil. Apply this paste on affected area in night and rinse properly in morning.

You can soak your feet in warm and salty water to soften your feet. Then you can use a pumice stone to scrub affected area. This process will remove dead cells. After doing this, apply a moisturizing lotion or cream.

Other Tips for Cracked Heels

  • First of all do not walk barefooted on hard floor and always remember to use soft shoes.
  • Always wear shoes with close backs.
  • Buy footwear with a good sole in shoe.
  • Use medicated moisturizing creams having aloe vera.
  • Make a habit of using cotton socks as they prevent skin from becoming dry.

Food Which you Should Eat

You can not only apply different creams and lotions to prevent cracked heels but there are also some foods which you should eat as well. Take foods having vitamin E as it cures this problem. Some foods containing this vitamin are green vegetables, cereals, nuts and wheat germ. Also take foods which contain calcium, iron and zinc. For this, you can take milk, cheese, yogurt, chicken, beans, brown rice and fish etc.

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