We often spend thousands of rupees on beauty products but fail to remember that some of the ingredients found in them can be found in our very own garden. In addition, opting for natural alternatives over synthetic beauty products is beneficial for your skin.
Here are a few herbs that are not only great for your skin but can also be grown in your own gardens!
Chamomile: Alpha-bisabolol found in chamomile is known widely for its skin rejuvenation properties. It also has anti-irritant and anti-inflammatory properties that help brighten and clarify your skin. Apart from drinking chamomile tea, the brew can also be used as a DIY face wash to prevent fine lines and wrinkles. You can also use the tea bags to fight dark circles and under eye puffiness.
Aloe Vera: Packed with Vitamin C and E, Aloe Vera is one the most popular herbs for treating your skin. Its anti-inflammatory properties help fight acne while hydrating and moisturizing your skin.
Mint: The salicylic acid in mint is a natural remedy for pimples and acne. It is also anti-pruritic and is often used to soothe itchy and infected skin. Soaking your feet in boiled mint leaves can also help treat dry and cracked feet.
Rosemary: This multi-purpose herb is useful for many reasons including moisturizing skin, developing collagen which helps your skin become firm and supple.
Thyme: This herb is known to be highly effective at clearing acne and significantly reducing blemishes.
Take advantage of some of the above mentioned beauty products that Mother Nature has to offer and your skin will thank you for it!