Best Home Beauty Recipes
Friday, 26 February 2010
Best Home Beauty RecipesTired of all those cosmetics that do you more harm than good? You don’t have to look too far as all you need is right there in your kitchen! Yes, your kitchen can be a rich source of natural beauty recipes that will keep you all glowing and beautiful.

What are you waiting for? Treat your skin with the healing properties of nature, and within a very short time you will see the difference. Why spend a whole lot of money in beauty salons when you have your very own beauty recipes up on your kitchen shelf?


For ages now, turmeric has been considered as one of the best natural beauty recipes. It can be used as a wonderful base for face scrubs or masks and brings about a natural glow to your skin.

If you are looking for a cure for pigmentation, turmeric can be your best solution. By mixing turmeric with cucumber or lemon you have a ready cure for pigmentation.


The freshness of cucumber is something that only few of us can resist. Cucumber is particularly good for your skin during the hot and dry season. Besides the many health benefits of this wonderful fruit, it can also be used for home beauty treatments.

Cucumber can also be used to relieve the eyes from exhaustion. When your eyes look tired and puffy, place a slice of cucumber in each of the eyes and rest for 10-15 minutes. Your eyes will feel refreshed and your face will glow.

Face masks and scrubs made out of cucumber also help in making your skin smooth and supple.


For healthy, youthful looking skin, there are few fruits that can work more magically than papaya. This miracle fruit cleanses your body internally and the result is smooth glowing skin. Always make it a habit to include papaya in your everyday diet for good health and flawless skin.

Papaya pulp and peel can be gently rubbed over your skin to remove dead skin, lighten the complexion and freckles. Papaya also works as an excellent sunscreen that protects your skin from the harmful effects of the sun.


Yoghurt can be used both internally and externally to rejuvenate your skin and free it from blemishes, sunburn, and other skin ailments.  Yoghurt is also great on your teeth and gums, which means a beautiful, glowing smile on your lips.

More and more women around the world are realizing the enormous potential of yoghurt as a natural beauty booster. The enzymes and lactic acid present in yoghurt help your skin to obtain a smooth and glowing texture. Whether you apply yoghurt directly on your skin or consume it internally, you benefit from its cleansing properties. When combines with honey and lemon juice, yoghurt makes an excellent mask for moisturizing the skin.

The secrets to a beautiful you can certainly be found in your kitchen. Most cosmetics that are artificially made can cause harm to your skin. When it comes to lasting beauty, it is best to go the natural way.

Antara Oruganti is a freelance writer.

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