15 Of The Best Kept Secrets For Naturally Beautiful Skin

Peppermint

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7. Lemongrass

Besides smelling fantastic, lemongrass is a terrific addition to any skincare product that is designed to treat oily skin or acne. Lemongrass is an astringent herb, which temporarily constricts the skin, minimizes pores, and limits the secretion of oil/ Lemongrass also has anti-bacterial and anti-microbial compounds, which can help to prevent skin infections. You can infuse lemongrass leaves by adding them to boiling water and making a steam for your face, which will open the pores, remove blackheads, and clear up acne.

 

8. Peppermint

In one study, performed in 2011, scientists found that when peppermint oil was applied to the skin, it left a feeling of freshness and cleanliness behind. Peppermint is known for its cooling and refreshing compounds but not many know that peppermint can rejuvenate the skin, improve skin elasticity, close enlarged pores, reduce swelling, and stimulate the skin while lessening redness and irritation.

 

9. Horsetail

This is an important herb for those who want younger looking skin. This herb has super healing properties and since it is also an astringent, it can firm and tighten the skin. Horsetail is great for the treatment of acne swell since it helps to remove excess oil. This herb has high levels of silica, which is a constituent of collagen. It’s collagen that keeps the skin supple and youthful looking, so this is a super important herb to help loose or rough skin, wrinkles, or premature aging. Horsetail binds blood vessels together, so your skin will have a more even texture.

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