Remember a time when your girlfriend complimented your face? She said it was glowing and flawless. You did not have a proper face regimen then. Yet, it was perfect. That was waaaay back in high school. Then life got hectic. Sleep became inadequate. Age caught up.

Letโ€™s face it, as the years go by, our skin loses elasticity. We lose that dewy, glowy complexion that is every womanโ€™s dream. It exudes good vibes. Oozes possibilities. Puts a spring in your step.

The good news is that you can recover that glow! Pamper your skin with these effective tips guaranteed to give you that dewy, smooth complexion.

  1. Steam up!

Facial steaming is amazingly beneficial to your skin.

It powerfully removes toxins, makeup and dirt clogged inside pores. Steaming opens up your pores and releases trapped toxins. Do you find yourself battling acne, blackheads or whiteheads? Consider this effectual approach. Steaming eradicates sebum build up responsible for those unsightly pimples.

In addition, steaming increases your circulation and promotes oxygen delivery to skin cells. The outcome; a supple, glowing face ๐Ÿ™‚

All you need is a pot of hot water and a towel. Ensure your face is makeup-free. Position your face at a comfortable distance and cover your entire head with a towel. Ensure to trap all the steam to reap the full benefits of the session.

Do this for 10 minutes. Finish off with a cold water rinse.

If you have any existing skin conditions, consult your dermatologist before embarking on facial steam.

  1. Exfoliate Regularly

Your skin renews itself every two to three weeks.

Exfoliating is perfect at sloughing off dead skin naturally. The result; a smoother, radiant, age-defying complexion.

Excess oil, dirt and makeup clog your pores and lead to breakouts. Exfoliating is your ideal antidote. Sloughing off dead skin allows makeup to seep in sleekly.

Homemade exfoliating scrubs are safe, cheap and yield excellent results. Examples include:

  1. A) Honey and oatmeal
  2. B) Granulated sugar and olive oil
  3. C) Baking soda and water scrub

Be gentle with your face ๐Ÿ˜‰

  1. Consider Facial Masks

Facial masks revitalize and nourish your face. Homemade masks provide essential antioxidants and hydrating compounds, yet remain very light on the pocket. Some masks contain anti-bacterial properties, which destroy acne-causing bacteria. Examples include:

  1. A) Mint and yoghurt
  2. B) Aloe vera gel
  3. C) Cucumber

Facial masks are also great at promoting clear blemish free skin due to their lightening agents. These lightening components work well to combat dark spots, pigmentation and blemishes to reveal glowing skin. They include:

  1. A) Turmeric and yoghurt
  2. B) Lemon and honey
  3. C) Oatmeal and turmeric


Pamper your skin by incorporating these amazingly cheap yet effective routines into your skin care regimen. They are a sure-fire way to keep your skin glowing and smooth.

Complement these by hydrating well. Water, not wine ๐Ÿ˜‰ Load up on your fruits and veggies. Get some exercise to get those endorphins flowing. And to trim your waistline of course!