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Best Natural Tanning Oils to Enhance Your Tan

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Let’s face it, most of us wants a beautiful tan. Summer time is sunbathing time and exposing your skin to the sun is good because it is a source of vitamin D. However, overexposure to the sun’s harmful rays damages your skin. Don’t fret. With the introduction of self-tanners, you can still get that nice tan even with minimal exposure to the sun. Here are some of the best natural self-tanning oils with their equivalent SPF (Sun Protection Factor) that you can use and is readily available. 

Coconut Oil

SPF 2-8. Coconut oil is rich in fatty acid and is good for those who have sensitive skin. 

Wheat Germ Oil

SPF 20. Wheat germ oil is rich in vitamins A, D and E which helps smoothen your skin and free from wrinkles. 

Olive Oil

SPF 2-10. Rich in vitamin E which helps your skin moisturized and feel softer. 

Avocado Oil

SPF 4-15: Avocado oil contains rich fatty acids which helps keep dry skin moisturized. 

Sesame Oil

sesame seeds in sack and bottle of oil on rustic tableSPF 4-6. Sesame oil is rich in vitamins D, E and B complex. It is an effective skin moisturizer and also makes your skin softer. 

Lavender Oil

SPF 6. Lavender oil helps keep the skin from aging. It has anti-bacterial properties which helps heal wounds specially damages skin due the harmful UV rays of the sun. 

Hazelnut Oil

SPF 15. Hazelnut oil contains rich fatty acids and vitamin E. Both helps moisturize your skin and keep it soft and smooth.

Create a mixture of these oils using coconut oil as your base (about 70-80% of the total volume). Remember, always exfoliate or do some body scrub at least 12-24hrs before applying these home-made natural tanning oils to remove dead skin cells to make them more effective. Also, most of these tanning oils are mild sun-protectants so you might want to try several mixtures first to find out which will best work for your skin type.

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Herbal Beauty Tips for Glowing Skin

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Everyone wants a glowing skin. Women and even men wants to have one. Different cosmetic products are purchased from the market every day. However, not everyone knows that the secret to a perfect glowing skin is to have a healthy skin. Here are some cheap herbal solutions that are not only healthy but are also commonly available.

Tomato Juice

A mix of tomato and lemon juice helps maintain a healthy glowing skin.

Honey and Cabbage Juice

Applying a mixture of cabbage juice and honey helps prevent face wrinkles.

Egg Whites and Honey

Portrait of a happy caucasian woman using natural secrets to doApply and leave a mixture of Honey and egg whites on your face for about 15 minutes then wash. Honey helps in having a glowing skin and egg whites helps tightening the skin.

Honey and Lemon

Mix 1 tablespoon of honey and 1 tablespoon of lemon juice. Apply on your face and leave it for about 15 minutes. Wash thoroughly with water. Both honey and lemon works as a natural bleacher.

Oats

Take ½ cup of oats and add warm water. Leave it for about 5 minutes to form a thick paste. Gently rub on your face for about 15 minutes then wash thoroughly. This will help in making your skin smooth and fair.

Cinnamon Powder and Honey

Mix a little of cinnamon powder with honey, apply on your skin and leave it overnight. This mixture is good in treating pimples naturally and also helps remove pimple scars.

Coconut Oil

Apply some coconut oil on your skin. This will not only help remove your tan but also moisturize your skin. Apply on a daily basis.

Potato

Soak a slice of unpeeled potato in water for about 5 minutes. Potato works as a natural bleacher which will lighten and brighten your skin instantly.

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Natural Ways to Keep Your Skin Moisturized

Natural Ways to Keep Your Skin Moisturized

Always moisturize your skin to keep it healthy. Here are natural ways to keep your skin moisturized.

Natural Oils

If you are looking for natural oil products that can help keep your skin looking young and healthy, you can go for grapeseed, almond, and jojoba oil. These are organic and have the same moisturizing benefits that top brands have. These protect your skin against cold weather conditions, keeping it from getting dry. You can find bottles of these in many health food stores. These are affordable are safe to use.

Olive Oil 

Olive, Olive Oil, Cooking Oil.

Apart from being a kitchen ingredient, you can also use olive oil to smoothen your skin. These can also sooth swollen skin and rashes. If you are on a budget then this is a great choice.

Shea Butter 

Many beauty products like body washes, baths soaks, and hand lotions have shea butter as part of their ingredients. Shea butter is a fat extracted from the nut of the shea tree found in Africa. People who live there use this as a way to treat dry and sore skin. These have Vitamin A, which is good in treating dry skin. Try to find a product that only has shea butter as its main ingredient or only uses herbs as additives.

Edible Remedies 

You can drink honey or consume milk-based products such as cream and yogurt, which are good in keeping your skin moisturized. Honey can help keep your skin young and healthy when added to tea. You can also apply it on your skin and face and leave it like that for 10 minutes to achieve the same effect. You can also mix these with avocado or oatmeal to make your own solution to your dry skin.

Water 

Drinking at least eight glass of water in a day can help keep your skin from drying. By making this a habit, you can keep your skin young and healthy.

Buttermilk

Buttermilk contains lactic acid, which helps moisturize your skin. This helps break dead skin cells, replacing it with fresh skin cells. What you only need to do is to wet a face cloth in cold buttermilk and lay it on dry skin for five minutes. After five minutes, rinse gently to keep some of the acid on your skin, which will help keep it moisturized.

Avocados 

The oil found in avocados helps keep your skin lubricated. In addition, the skin easily absorbs the oil that avocados come with, which helps heal your skin. These are also high on fat and Vitamins A, D, and E, which helps keep your skin young. You just have to apply some mashed avocado on dry skin and leave it like that for ten to fifteen minutes before rinsing it.

By using natural moisturizers, you can keep yourself healthy and free from the harmful effects of chemicals.