Everyone loves to pamper their skin and take care of it, unfortunately, sometimes this organ does not collaborate as much as one would like. He is not the only one to blame, however, because we do him a thousand and one bad treatments: excessive exposure to the sun (knowing that UV rays can be the cause of serious problems), cosmetic products and unsuitable soaps, artificial care etc.
There is a multitude of treatments on sale to maintain the skin but home-made remedies are natural, effective and more economical. Therefore, if you suffer from dark spots on the skin of your face, try this recipe:
- 2 tablespoons of coconut oil
- A few drops of natural glycerin
- 2 tablespoons milk powder
- A little lemon juice
Put all the ingredients in a glass bowl and mix them with a wooden spatula until you get a fine dough.
Wash your face with neutral soap and gently dry it by tapping with a cotton towel. Then spread the mixture on your skin and keep it all night. When you wake up, rinse your face with cold water and moisturize with your usual cream or oil. Apply this mask twice a week and you will have positive results quickly.
Benefits of each ingredient:
Benefits of coconut oil
Coconut oil has many properties that can be used in everyday life. It has antiseptic and whitening properties. It treats fungi with the lauric acid it contains and acts as a powerful antimicrobial. It is especially the ally of shock to fade even eliminate the spots on the skin. Coconut oil is very rich in vitamin A and E, essential to protect the skin against the aggressions of the sun and to overcome cutaneous imperfections.
Benefits of glycerin
Glycerin is in the form of a transparent and viscous liquid. Discovered at the end of the 19th century, it was made from fat and was used for making candles. Today, glycerin comes from vegetable oils and contains 95% triglycerides. It is an indispensable element in the manufacture of different skin care products. It is part of the composition of many soaps, lotions and creams because it keeps the softness and flexibility of the face and body.
Glycerin contains innumerable moisturizing properties and is highly recommended for dry skin. It is a powerful antibacterial, more and more used in the care against eczema or dermatitis (inflammation of the skin). Glycerin also has anti-aging properties; it delays the arrival of wrinkles thanks to its surfactant action that smooths the skin, making sure to keep a permanent level of hydration.
Benefits of milk powder
Milk powder is mild and has purifying effects. The lactic acid it contains helps eliminate dead skin cells (by cleaning up impurities and fighting excess oil), making it clean and soft. Milk also has a whitening effect. By using it as a mask, it gives radiance to the skin. The complexion becomes unified and without spots. Milk has other virtues on the skin like tightening pores.
Benefits of lemon juice
Lemon is rich in vitamin C, known for its deep cleansing, good-looking and anti-wrinkle effects. Thanks to its astringent properties, it eliminates the excess fat accumulated in the skin. It treats oily skin and naturally whitens the skin by lightening the complexion as it goes.
However, because of its abrasive action, it should not be used more than twice a week and never expose to the sun after applying it. Preferably, use the lemon at night because it is photosensitizing.