You may have heard of that “pregnancy glow”? Well, what if we can have that glow all the time, not just if we are pregnant? Natural glowing skin is something we all strive to have and I am here to tell you it is possible!
The best part of getting that natural glow is it is all natural! Straight from the roots of the earth.
Check out these 5 special herbs that you might not have known have positive effects on our skin!
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How to get glowing skin
Time and time again women and men have faced acne, dark spot, and discoloration on their skin and have yet to find a cheap option to clear that.
Well, I am here to tell you that you don’t need to spend a fortune on brand-name skincare products, like the derma glow skin cream.
It is actually quite simple – with the addition of these herbs to your skincare routine, you should have that glowy look in no time.
Jenna’s Pro Tip: I would strongly suggest you drink ample amounts of water daily in order to replenish your skin and hydrate it.
According to the MayoClinic, “The U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine determined that an adequate daily fluid intake is: About 15.5 cups (3.7 liters) of fluids a day for men. About 11.5 cups (2.7 liters) of fluids a day for women.”
How to make your skin glow naturally at home
There are tons of home remedies you can try to make your skin glow and I would definitely recommend dabbling in some of those!
However, if you are here to get straight to the point, science has proven these herbs to work for a variety of problem areas on the skin – whether that be acne, dark spots, wrinkles, etc.
Now, who doesn’t want their skin glowing? Check out these special herbs that will brighten your skin for little to no cost at all!
Rosemary Skin Benefits
Rosemary oil can help reduce cellulite, remove under-eye bags, fight acne and tighten skin tone.
Check out all the benefits that rosemary offers.
How to make your own rosemary oil:
Fresh Rosemary Oil
- Three or four sprigs of fresh rosemary
- Two cups (475 ml) of oil (olive oil, jojoba oil, or sweet almond oil)
Thyme Skin Benefits
The oil from Thyme leaves acts as a natural antibacterial substance that can be used to rid acne and other bacteria on the skin.
Thyme oil can be the best serum for glowing skin.
Learn more about what Thyme oil can do for your skin.
How to make DIY Thyme oil:
Basil Skin Benefits
Mashed basil leaves can act as a moisturizer for dry and rough skin. It is also used as a shield from UV sunlight and a wrinkle reducer.
Here are 5 benefits of basil for skin care.
How to make basil plant-based moisturizer:
Basil Anti-Aging Face Cream
- 1/3 cup (4 g) fresh basil leaves and stems (lightly packed)
- 1/3 cup (80 ml) witch hazel
- distilled water
- 7 g hemp seed oil (or your favorite oil)
- 10 g avocado, mango or shea butter
- 8 g Emulsifying Wax NF
- preservative of choice (*see step 5 below)
Chamomile Skin Benefits
This flower contains powerful antioxidants that can help reduce signs of aging by protecting the skin from free radicals.
It is said that chamomile is used is one of the best face masks for glowing skin!
Healthline documents all the benefits that chamomile has to help your skin have a youthful glow.
10 Unbelievable Benefits of Chamomile
Dandelion Skin Benefits
The latex sap that exudes from the flower stem acts as a treatment for warts, age spots, bug bites, pimples, and other small imperfections on the skin.
Check out the video below for how you can use dandelion leaves and roots for beauty and health benefits!
How to harvest, prepare, and use dandelion leaf and root for beauty and health
Learn more about the potential skin benefits that dandelion has.
Learn how to make your skin glow naturally using these 5 herbs
Glowy and dewy skin can be easily achievable if you know what to use and how to use them.
Following these 5 herbs: Rosemary, Thyme, Basil, Chamomile, and Dandelion can help you achieve that natural glow.
Have you tried any of these herbs in your skincare routine before? Drop a comment and tell us about it. We would love to hear from you!
Until next time…