It is nothing new to mention that beauty can extend beyond age when good care is taken, both of the outside and the inside of the body, so some beauty secrets can be essential to start looking better.

Have you always wondered about the secret behind shiny locks or the cure for dark circles? We have rounded up some of the most popular treatments and remedies that can last your beauty.

1. Turmeric

Turmeric possesses anti-inflammatory and antibiotic properties and can also be used to brighten and brighten the skin.

For a brightening face mask, mix turmeric with flour, honey, and milk to create a paste. Add yogurt to fight acne. 

Apply the paste on your face and leave it on for 15-20 minutes. Later you should wash your face with warm water.

You can also prepare a home remedy, known as Golden Milk (or  Haldi doodh  ) is the best natural antibiotic and  stimulating  immunity. Use it for headaches, sore throats, colds, and coughs. 

Mix one cup of milk with ¾ teaspoon of turmeric, 1 teaspoon of honey, and ¼ teaspoon of black pepper. Bring the ingredients to a boil on a stove and simmer for a bit before enjoying it as a hot drink.

2. Neem

Known for its miraculous skin-healing properties, neem is the key to treating acne, flushing toxins from the body, and controlling dandruff .

For acne, boil the leaves until they turn green. Chill, strain and store in a bottle to use as a daily facial toner.

For hair loss, dry scalp and dandruff you can boil the leaves in a mixture of honey and water. Let cool, strain and apply to scalp before shampooing.

3. Honey and lemon

The natural whitening effects of honey and lemon make this mask one of the best ways to achieve clearer, more luminous skin , or to remove an unwanted tan.

Mix two tablespoons of fresh lemon juice with one tablespoon of honey and massage your face for a few minutes. Leave it on until it dries and then rinse it off with lukewarm water. For best results, repeat the process daily.

4. Amla, almond and coconut oil

While coconut oil conditions hair, leaving it thicker and smoother, as well as stimulating growth, almond oil contains omega-3s, protein, and vitamin E to combat dandruff and treat dry scalp. Amla oil combats hair loss, stimulates growth and prevents premature graying.

Apply one or all of the oils to your hair, massaging it into the scalp. Leave on overnight and wash in the morning.

5. Henna

Swap your brand name chemical hair dye for this ingredient for a healthier, natural alternative. Henna can be used on all hair types or texture, is safe, and contains no chemicals.

Henna hair dye reduces hair loss, treats split ends, and maintains hair’s natural moisture and shine. It’s an all-in-one hair color and treatment!

6. Multani Mitti

Multani mitti (or Fuller’s Earth) has a range of incredible skincare benefits including fighting acne, removing blemishes and dark circles, and reducing inflammation.

For acne and pigmentation, mix it with rose water to create a paste and apply to your face. Let it dry before washing it.

To get rid of dark circles, mix multani mitti with half a grated potato, lemon juice and a teaspoon of fresh cream. Apply the paste to the area under the eyes and leave for 20 minutes.

7. Tulsi

Tulsi leaves can be used to whiten teeth or as a nourishing acne treatment. Blend the leaves with milk to create a paste and apply it to your face to treat acne.

Alternatively, dry the leaves and sprinkle, adding orange peel to form a paste. This paste can be applied to teeth to whiten and remove stains.

8. Kojic acid

Kojic acid is made from Japanese sake or rice wine, and over the centuries it has proven to be an excellent skin whitening agent. By inhibiting the production of melanin in the skin, over time you will begin to see a clearer complexion with this lightening active ingredient.

You can buy the powder in its natural form or use products such as soaps and creams that contain kojic acid to help lighten the skin.

9. Coconut oil

The coconut oil has a variety of benefits for the skin and hair. Use as a moisturizer for dry skin or dab onto a cotton ball to remove makeup. The oil not only removes makeup but also nourishes the eyebrow and eyelash follicles, stimulating growth and thickness.

Its antibacterial properties make it an excellent anti-blemish remedy and, when applied to the face, it penetrates deep into the skin to hydrate, nourish and stimulate collagen.

Lastly, coconut oil is primarily used as a hair mask, where it turns dry, lifeless hair into shiny, voluminous locks.

By Dr. Eric Jackson

Dr. Eric Jackson provides primary Internal Medicine care for men and women and treats patients with bone and mineral diseases, diabetes, heart conditions, and other chronic illnesses.He is a Washington University Bone Health Program physician and is a certified Bone Densitometrist. Dr. Avery is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

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