Here is a skin care regimen over 30 days with ingredients from the kitchen shelf:
For your daily care routine, cleanse your skin twice a day, morning and night. For dry skin, take half-cup of cold milk and add five drops of coconut oil. Cleanse the skin with it, using cotton wool. Keep left-over mixture in the fridge. For oily skin, mix rose water, cucumber juice and lemon juice in equal quantities. Wipe the face with it, using cotton wool.
After cleansing, wipe this skin with chilled rose water and cotton wool. Pat the skin briskly.
Nourish your skin daily, at anytime: Mix honey with one teaspoon orange juice and apply on the face, to make it soft and smooth. Wash it off after 20 minutes. It suits all skin types.
Apply Scrub every 4th and 9th day with 3 teaspoons coarsely crushed sesame seeds (til), one teaspoon each curd, honey and rose water or egg white. Apply on the face and rub gently with small circular movements. Wash off with plenty of plain water.
Apply Face Mask every 3rd and 10th Day by mixing together 3 teaspoons oats with egg white and one teaspoon each ground almonds, honey and curd. For dry skin, use egg yolk. Other ingredients like ripe papaya pulp or orange juice may also be added to face packs. Apply on face, avoiding lips and area around eyes. Moisten with milk and wash off with water after 30 minutes.
Include fresh fruits, raw salads, leafy green vegetables, sprouts, soya bean and yogurt in your diet. Drink 6 to 8 glasses of water daily. Add the juice of a lemon to a glass of warm water and have it first thing in the morning. Include Pranayam in your exercise schedule.