Amazing Home Remedies for Glowing Skin

Home remedies for glowing skin – Every woman wishes for a picture perfect, glowing skin.

No matter if you are a student, homemaker, or a working professional, it is essential to have good skin.

Our skin is sensitive, and revealing it to harsh chemicals can be bad for our skin.

The need for homemade beauty remedies rises here as they are convenient to prepare and are a natural alternative to harsh cosmetic products.

We have picked the best solutions to make your skin glow like never before.

So, sit back and relax as we show you some secret remedies to get that picture perfect picture that too with ingredients readily available in homes.

Here are some fantastic 14 home remedies to make your skin glow like never before!

Turmeric Remedy:

Turmeric Remedy


  • Milk/ water/ rose water
  • Four tablespoons of chickpea flour (also known as gram flour)
  • 1/2-1 of teaspoon turmeric powder

Preparation and application:

Mix the turmeric powder and chickpea flour.

Now add milk/water/rose water to form a paste kind of consistency.

Lather the mixture on your face and neck after washing it with your choice of face wash.

Leave the paste on for 10-20 minutes.

Thoroughly rinse with plain cold water.

It is recommended to use this remedy once or twice a week.

How it works:

Turmeric is a rich source of cucurmin which has anti-inflammatory properties and strong antioxidants.

Cucurmin enhances collagen production making your skin supple and glowing.

Additionally, it also eliminates the harmful radicals that can damage your skin.

The chickpea flour is aids in making the skin clear and bright by gently cleaning the skin [1].

Coconut Oil Remedy:

Coconut Oil Remedy


  • Virgin coconut oil

Preparation and application:

Take the oil and warm it and gently massage on the face as well as on the neck in circular motions.

Leave the oil overnight.

If you wish to exfoliate your skin, you may add some sugar to the oil and use it as a scrub.

It is recommended to scrub only once or twice a week.

To make the most out of it, apply coconut oil every night before going to bed [2].

How it works:

This remedy works like magic for women who have dry and dull skin.

Coconut oil contains certain phenolic compounds that add to its antioxidant activity thereby giving you a glowing complexion.

Aloe Vera Remedy [3]:

Aloe Vera Remedy


  • One teaspoon milk
  • One teaspoon honey
  • One tablespoon aloe vera gel
  • A pinch of turmeric

Preparation and application:

Make a mixture of the ingredients mentioned above and apply on the face and neck evenly.

Keep the mixture on for about 15-20 minutes.

Wash it off with lukewarm water and pat dry with a cotton towel.

You should apply this face pack at least twice a week.

How it works

No matter what skin problems you have, aloe vera get is the ultimate solution for them.

The gel gives a natural glow to the skin due to its healing and nourishing properties.

Baking Soda Remedy:

Baking Soda Remedy


  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
  • One teaspoon baking soda
  • One teaspoon extra virgin olive oil

Preparation and application:

Make a mixture of the ingredients in a bowl and apply the paste on a damp face and neck in circular motion.

Leave the paste on for about 15-20 minutes.

Finally, rinse it with cold water and pat dry.

Do moisturize after your face is completely dry.

Apply at least once a week.

How it works:

Baking soda not only exfoliates your dead skin cells but also balances the skin’s pH.

It calms the skin and restores any inflammation that could be present.

Lemon Remedy:

Lemon Remedy


  • Two teaspoons sugar
  • Two teaspoons lemon juice

Preparation and application:

Make a mixture of the components and apply the mixture on the face.

Scrub the paste in a circular motion and leave it on for 8-10 minutes [4].

Now, rinse off the paste with warm water to showcase glowing skin.

Apply this twice a week.

How it works:

The sugar granules assist in getting rid of the dead cells.

Lemon also bleaches, cleanses, and also removes tan [5].

Since ancient times, lemon is known to one of nature’s best skin brightening agents.

Cucumber Remedy:

Cucumber Remedy


  • One small cucumber
  • 2-3 tables spoons yogurt

Preparation and application:

Grate the cucumber and add 2-3 tablespoons of yogurt to it and beat it thoroughly.

Lather it on your face and neck in circular motion.

Leave the paste on for 6-7 minutes until it dries and rinse it with cold water.

Apply this paste once in every two to three days.

How it works:

Cucumber is known for its cooling properties [6].

Cucumber also rejuvenates and refreshes dull skin as it is rich in anti-oxidants.

It also reduces swelling and improves complexion.

Honey Remedy [7]:

Honey Remedy


  • Pure honey

Preparation and application:

On damp skin, evenly apply honey and slowly massage it for a few minutes in circular motions.

Leave it on for another 5 minutes.

Rinse it with lukewarm water.

To get the best results, apply every day.

How it works:

Honey is known to make the skin soft and clean because of its antimicrobial and hygroscopic properties.

Being rich in anti-oxidants, it reduces blemishes and makes the skin soft and healthy.

Green Tea Remedy [8]:

Green Tea Remedy


  • 1 cup water
  • One teaspoon cream
  • Two teaspoons brown sugar
  • One tablespoon green tea leaves

Preparation and Application:

Take the tea leaves and boil them in water.

Remove them from the flame once they impart color.

Let it cool down and transfer two teaspoons in another bowl.

Now add cream and brown sugar and mix them well.

Evenly apply the paste all over the face.

Scrub softly in circular motions and wash it off with cold water after 10 minutes.

Repeat this once or twice a week.

How this works:

Being rich in flavonoids, green tea leaves maintain the collagen production in your skin.

Moreover, it also maintains the elasticity of the skin, reverses the signs of aging and makes your skin glow.

Cod Liver Oil Remedy:

Cod Liver Oil Remedy


  • Cod liver oil capsules

Preparation and application:

Cut the cod liver oil capsules and thoroughly apply the oil present in it on your face and neck [9].

Take your time and massage it for 3-4 minutes.

Leave it on for about 8-10 minutes.

Rinse with water or use a mild cleanser if you think it’s too oily.

Repeat the procedure every day.

How it works:

Cod liver oil is infused with vitamins like A and D, DHA, omega-3 fatty acids and EPA.

These give the face a radiant glow, repair damaged cells and nourish the skin.

Rose Water Remedy:

Rose Water Remedy


  • Rosewater
  • Cotton ball

Preparation and application:

Let the rose water cool down in the fridge for about half an hour [10].

Now, take a cotton ball and dip it in the rose water and apply it nicely on the face and neck.

Apply this every morning and evening and add it to your routine forever.

How it works:

Rose water is a usually used to tone the skin.

It cleanses and rejuvenates the skin.

It brightens and lightens the skin tone by stimulating the blood circulation.

It is also known to balance the pH of the skin.

Orange Juice remedy:

Orange juice Remedy


  • 3-5 oranges
  • Salt as per taste
  • Black pepper powder as per taste

Preparation and application:

Juice the oranges properly and add salt and black pepper as per taste before consuming it [11].

Consume a glass of orange juice every day to get the most of it.

How it works:

Orange juice naturally detoxifies your body.

As it is richly infused with vitamin c, it gives you glowing skin and clears your complexion in no time.

Saffron Remedy:

Saffron Remedy


  • 1-1.5 tablespoon honey
  • A few strands of saffron

Preparation and application:

Take honey and soak the strands of saffron in it for a few minutes [12].

Lather it on your face and neck and wash after 8-10 minutes.

Apply saffron-infused honey two to four times in a week.

How it works:

Since ancient times, saffron has been used to get a naturally glowing skin.

The antioxidants present in it protect the skin from sun damage and also maintain the overall health of the skin [13].

Banana Remedy:

Banana Remedy


  • A ripe banana
  • 2-2.5 teaspoons milk
  • One ice cube

Preparation and application:

Crush the banana in milk and apply it on the face and neck [14].

Leave it on for 10-15 minutes and wash it off with water.

Now, rub an ice cube all over the area for a few seconds.

Apply banana on your face twice or thrice a week.

How this works:

Various vitamins such as A, B, C, and E, and minerals like potassium nourish and keep the skin hydrated.

These properties make the skin soft and glowing and also lightens the blemishes.

Orange Peel Remedy:

Orange Peel Remedy


  • Some pieces of orange peel
  • Two teaspoons rose water

Preparation and application:

Thoroughly grind the orange peel with the rose water to make a paste-like consistency.

Apply all over your face and leave it for 10-15 minutes.

Wash it off with cold water. Use this remedy once every few days.

How it works:

Orange has enormous amounts of vitamin C and citric acid, which rejuvenates the skin and cures acne.

It also firms the skin and gives it a natural glow.

Mee Gurney

Mee Gurney – Contributor Mee is a clinical registered dietitian. She got her bachelor’s degree from University of Massachusetts. Mee completed her dietetic internship from College of Health and Human Development at California State University. She also got the National Board of Nutrition Support Certification (NBNSC) in 2017. Mee runs a successful business and spends time with her two kids. She also enjoys volunteering for local charity groups and raise awareness about nutrition and diet in day-to-day life.

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