Peels will have to count as one of the more conventional procedures that will make you drive to your doctor’s office every now and then. Long before there were lasers and radio frequency therapy, peels were the only skin treatments available to women and men who desired a fairer complexion and baby soft skin. There are chemical peels that can be bought right off the counter but, for safer and faster results, it is always best to get these treatments from your skincare specialist because peels also carry the risk of permanently damaging your skin, including burning it or causing hyper-pigmentation. So here are the top tried and tested DIY’s for skin peeling, that are cost effective, super easy and do not have any side effects.
CUCUMBER & LIME PEEL OFF MASK
To make this skin whitening mask, mix some lime juice and cucumber juice together. Add gelatin powder to it and microwave it for 20-25 seconds until the gelatin is completely dissolved. Cool it down. With a brush, apply this mask on the face and wait till it dries. Peel it off in the upward direction.
This mask will gently sweep away all the impurities and dead skin cells and give us fresh and clean skin. The natural bleaching properties of lime juice brightens the skin tone while cucumber helps a great deal to whiten the complexion.
ALOE VERA & GREEN TEA PEEL OFF MASK
Steep a green tea bag in 1/4th cup of boiling water. Add in 2-3 tbsp of aloe vera gel and 2 tbsp of gelatin powder to it. Keep on stirring until the gelatin powder is completely dissolved. Apply this mask on the face with the help of a brush. Once the mask is completely dry, peel it off gently and wash the face.
This is a great peel off mask to get rid of tanned skin. Aloe vera soothes the skin and removes skin pigmentation. This peel off mask removes the dead skin cells and gets rid of skin discoloration.
ROSE WATER & ORANGE PEEL OFF MASK
Mix grated orange peels with the required amount of rose water. Wash your face and pat dry with soft cloth. Apply the mask and leave it to dry naturally for 15-20 minutes. Rinse it off with water.
Rosewater is packed with cleansing and anti-inflammatory properties. Known for its hydrating ability, rose water can help reduce hyperpigmentation.
Peels can hurt and the stronger ones even take several days to heal. That pain though masks the real benefits your skin enjoys with every treatment and that includes getting flooded with vitamins and minerals that improve its overall health and beauty. Peels can help heal inflamed skin. If you have hypersensitive skin do not think for a second that peels are not for you. AHAs can be naturally derived too from fruits and dairy, while salicylic acid and BHA, can be derived from willow bark, in case you feel that chemical peels are too harsh for your skin. So, if you feel pressured to have whiter skin, don’t just got these expensive treatments. Try these DIY’s and you’re good to go!