Who doesn’t want to look good or grab all the limelight with a glowing skin? Be it a man or a woman, these days everyone seems to be very finicky about the skin quality. Well, we all know that green plants diminish that but with planting certain plants in your home you can enjoy a healthy skin.
We have carefully researched and found seven (7) plants that you can utilise to achieve the glow your skin yearns.
Aloe vera: Aloe Vera contains more than 75 nutrients and 200 other ingredients, including 20 minerals, 18 amino acids and 12 vitamins. Its juice and gel are successfully used in cosmetic products with anti-inflammatory, soothing, toning, moisturizing and skin-protective effect: face and body creams, hair care products and natural deodorants.
Turmeric: Thanks to its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial benefits, turmeric can work wonders on condition-riddled skin. It can also help reduce redness from blemishes and calm skin conditions like eczema and rosacea. Turmeric is excellent for acne because it is a natural antiseptic and helps to keep bacteria from spreading.
Rose: Many see it only to be a beautiful flower available in a large variety of species, they are also a valuable natural cosmetic ingredient. Especially rose oil is high in vitamin C, with extremely hydrating properties.
Tomato: The antioxidants in tomato, especially lycopene, fight cellular damage and skin inflammation. Tomatoes work wonderfully well as an astringent and improve facial texture. They remove excess oils from your skin and keep your face fresh for longer. The vitamin C in tomatoes also brightens your skin tone.
Lavender: Lavender oil is used to moisturize skin. Asides having a pleasant smell, suitable for many scented products such as perfumes, bath and body care products; lavender also has good antiseptic properties.
Basil: Basil is used as an herb, as a medicinal plant, but also it is used as a cosmetic ingredient. It is used mainly in acne treatments, hair care products, perfumes and several cream and body care products.
Apple: It might be your favourite fruit, but did you know that the peel of an apple is rich in vitamins and minerals? It contains polyphenols, an antioxidant that helps protects against ultraviolet radiation and leads to younger looking skin. Apple peels are also rich in vitamin C, which prevents premature aging, and enhances skin glow.
We will stop here, but know this, there are so many plants that are really essential to the care for your skin and they are sometimes around you, in fact you should start planting them. So instead of battling with skin blemishes and possibly spending so much on skin care products, you can just go the natural way… Do it yourself!
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