“Who Wears Short Shorts?” Natural Remedies for Skin

Draya Michelle(IG)
Draya Michelle walking (IG)

Spring is here, and soon it will be summer with the ongoing beautiful weather, and everyone will be showing skin. But unfortunately, some people are a little insecure about showing off their legs or arms because of their skin issues, such as stretch marks and scars. And they have tried everything prescribed over the counter, but nothing seems to work. Well, maybe they should try natural remedies that are good for the skin and work wonders.

Here are Natural Remedies for the 5 Common Skin Issues:

1. Acne Scar

  • Exfoliate with Coffee Scrub- Coffee grounds and honey
A picture of honey and lemon
A picture of honey and lemon

 

Benefits of Coffee
1. Improve blood circulation
2. Deep exfoliates and smooths skin
3. Also reduces the appearance of cellulite

Benefits of Pure Honey
1. Reduces redness and irritation
2. Makes your skin soft
3. Anti Bacterial

  • Put lemon water on problem areas- Freshly squeezed lemon juice diluted with water, apply with q-tip

Benefits of Lemon
1. Lightens skin

2. Stretch Marks

  • Put shea butter, pure cocoa butter, coconut oil, vitamin E oil, avocado oil, lavender oil, and aloe vera in a pot together, heat it up to everything is completely oil, then let it get cool. Pour into a jar or empty container, then put into the refrigerator to it turns into a solid.

Benefits of Shea Butter- Replaces lost fatty acids

A picture of Cocoa Butter and Shea Butter
A picture of Cocoa Butter and Shea Butter

Benefits of Cocoa Butter- Reduces appearance of scars

Benefits of Coconut Oil- Soothes, heals, and moistures

Benefits of Vitamin E- Powerful antioxidant

Benefits of Avocado Oil- Improves Elasticity

Benefits of Lavender Oil- Prevent and reduces scars

Benefits of Aloe Vera- Regenerates skin tissue

3. Cuts/Scars

  • Apply Lemon Juice with water
    Pure Onion Juice

Benefits of Onions
1. Reduces inflammation in skin

A picture of onion juice
A picture of onion juice

2. Decreases scar sizes

  • Apply raw honey, and leave it on for about 1 hour. Then wash off with warm water
  • Apply vitamin E oil

4. Strawberry Skin

  • Exfoliate with cleansing skin scrub, 2-3 times a week- 2 tbsp of aloe vera gel, 2 or more tbsp of brown sugar, 1-2 tbsp of lemon(juice)

Benefits of Cleansing Scrub- Fights bacteria that causes blemishes, and softens skin

5. Discoloration

  • Exfoliate with baking soda and whole milk- Mix 1 tablespoon of baking soda and enough of whole milk to make a paste.

Benefits of Baking Soda
1.Exfoliates the skin
2. Scrubs away dead cells

  • Apply turmeric, besan, and plain yogurt paste skin, the rinse of with water- eye measure the turmeric, besan, and yogurt; enough to make a paste

Benefits of Turmeric- reduces skin pigmentation and scaly patches

Benefits of Besan- helps to nourishes skin and exfoliate blemishes away

Benefits of Yogurt- Moisturizer and evens skin tone