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Bringing you closer to nature while providing you better skin.

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"Spa Stones Means Love Not War And Balance" by Stuart MilesTired of splurging money on expensive creams that just won’t work? Why not switch to natural and chemical-free ingredients you already have in your kitchen? And get that beautiful skin from nature without emptying your wallet.

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Let’s discover how these natural ingredients help fight common skin nuisances.

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Acne

Acne has been most, if not every, teenager’s nightmare. And even beyond the teen years, acne is a problem not many are so lucky to easily manage. Here are some ingredients you might have at home that are know to help with acne problems.

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Basil is famous for Italian dishes like pasta and pizza and has an "Basil" by SOMMAIaroma that will tickle your tastebuds. More importantly, for your skin at least, Basil leaves have antibacterial and antifungal properties. They also help relieve skin inflammation.

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Basil Tea Treatment: Add 2-3 tsp of dried basil leaves into 2 cups boiling water. Simmer for 10-15 minutes. Once cooled, apply the basil tea on the infected area.

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Garlic, which has been used for thousands of years to combat a"Garlic Isolated On White Background" by SOMMAI variety of ailments, is known to be a Wonder Drug. It contains Allicin – responsible for the typical garlic aroma – which is a powerhouse of antibacterial properties.

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Garlic and Tomato Acne Treatment: Combine mashed tomato and crushed cloves of garlic. Spread into your face for 20 minutes and rinse off with lukewarm water.

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It is believed that Egypt is the birthplace of Beer and is where "Cold Beer" by antpkrwomen used it for cosmetic purposes. Studies show that the formation of yeast produces antibacterial properties, which slows down oil production and fights off bacteria in acne.

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Acne-fighting Beer Mask: Mix 2 tbsp of beer with 1 tbsp of honey. Then add 1 egg white, whisk until well combined. Use a cotton ball to apply mixture on your face.

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Everybody loves Coffee. A cup of Joe not only boosts your energy"Coffee Beans" by Suat Eman but also helps in eliminating acne because of anti-inflammatory properties that help eliminate skin redness and inflammation.

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Coffee and Yogurt Mask: Mix ground coffee and yogurt together. Apply mixture to your face and leave for 20 minutes then rinse off.

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Dark Spots

Dark spots are caused by hyperpigmentation stimulated by sun exposure and acne scars. And they aren’t very much a welcome sight on anyone’s face. Just the same, there are a variety of natural ingredients that can help reduce dark spots.

"Red Onions" by antpkr

Onions can bring you to tears, but maybe you can forgive its sharp odor and biting nature once you realize that it has certain skin benefits. Packed with Vitamins A, C, and E as well as antioxidants, onions are perfect for lightening dark discolorations on the skin.

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Onion and Oatmeal Mask: Puree 1 large yellow onion, then add it on cooked oatmeal with 1/2 tsp honey, combine and spread mask on your face and leave it for 10 minutes.

A"Turmeric" by SOMMAI

Turmeric is a yellow powder which is a favorite spice in Asian countries. It is rich in antioxidants and helps even out skin tone. But be careful in using Turmeric as it may stain your skin but only temporarily.

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Turmeric Face Mask:Combine 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, 1/2 tsp lemon juice and 1 tbsp honey. Brush face with the mixture and leave for 10 minutes. Wash off with warm water.

A"Champagne Bottle" by Gualberto107

Champagne contains antioxidants that are 20 to 50 times higher compared to Vitamins C and E. This is due to the Grape seed extract found in this drink and it is no wonder that champagne has been added to many cosmetic products that promise a lighter and more even skin tone.

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Champagne and Aloe Vera Face Pack:Mix 3 tbsp of champagne, 1/2 tbsp of Aloe Vera and 1 tbsp honey.Apply on face and neck and rinse off after 10 minutes.

A"Tamarind With Leaves" by Keerati

Tamarind is a staple ingredient across the world. Its tangy, sharp, and sweet taste gives a dish a depth of flavor. Aside from that, Tamarind is rich in Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA), antioxidants, and Flavonoids. It also has a natural bleaching agent, which makes it one of the best treatment for hyperpigmentation.

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Tamarind Face Mask:Use boiled tamarind pulp and add lemon juice with Honey in equal portions. Once mixed, apply on skin and leave for 20 minutes.

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Fine lines or Wrinkles

Loss of skin’s collagen and elasticity are the main contributors of fine lines and wrinkles. Although we can’t stop skin from aging, there are natural ingredients you can use to slow your skin’s aging process.

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"Japanese Sushi" by tiveryluckyA member of the cabbage family, this green paste is famous with Sushi. If you love Wasabi then you’ll be amazed on what it can do for your skin. Wasabi is packed with potassium, calcium, Vitamin C, and Phytochemicals which strengthens skin’s defense against free radicals.

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Wasabi Facial Oil: Combine 1/4 cup Olive oil and 1/4 cup Sesame oil in a heated saucepan. Once cooled add 1/2 tsp Wasabi paste, then apply on your face for an hour.

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"Yogurt" by Master isolated imagesSour cream is made from fermented milk and contains high amount of Lactic acid, This acid is very beneficial to the skin since it boosts the production of collagen, therefore providing your skin more elasticity that prevents the occurrence of fine lines and wrinkles.

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Sour Cream and Strawberry Mask: Add 5 pcs. mashed strawberries on 1 tbsp sour cream. Apply on face and leave for 20 mins then rinse off.

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"Colorful Jellies" by antpkrThis is somewhat weird but gelatin helps in the reduction of fine lines and wrinkles. It is made up of animal’s bones, cartilage, minerals, and collagen. The mix of protein from animal parts produce elasticity on the skin and promote the renewal of skin cells. That is why gelatin is hailed as a anti wrinkle product by many.

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Gelatin and Cranberry Face Mask: Mix 1 envelope of gelatin with 2 tsp oat powder and 4 tsp lemon juice. Puree Cranberry and add into mixture. Apply the face mask and let it soak for 20 mins.

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Get the perfect skin you’ve always dreamed of with these natural ingredients that’s within your reach!

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