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4 Simple Ways To Use Cilantro For Your Skincare Regime

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USES OF CILANTRO

Cilantro is also widely known as coriander leaves. Cilantro is rich in Vitamin C, an anti-oxidant that fights off damage causing free radicals. This prevents the oxidation of oil produced by the skin, thereby is tremendously useful in treating blackheads. Since Vitamin C is also a collagen booster, cilantro can be used to revive aging skin and the anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties of cilantro make it a good remedy for acne. There are numerous natural methods to keep one’s skin healthy and glowing.

4 SIMPLE WAYS TO USE CILANTRO FOR YOUR SKIN CARE REGIME

  1. SKIN REJUVENATOR

Since Vitamin C is a key nutrient for skin rejuvenation, cilantro is the right ingredient to be used to achieve radiant and glowing skin. Vitamin C helps in fighting off free radicals that cause skin damage. This cilantro-rice face mask is effective in achieving a rejuvenated, radiant and youthful skin.  The ingredients are as follows:

  • 2 – 3 sprigs of finely chopped fresh coriander leaves
  • Pure aloe vera gel – 2 tablespoons
  • Yogurt – 2 tablespoons
  • Fresh coconut milk – 1 tablespoon
  • Rice Powder – 1 tablespoon
  • Any cosmetic clay of your choice such as white kaolin or bentonite – 2 tablespoons

The directions are as follows:

  • Put all the ingredients in a bowl and mix till you get a smooth paste
  • Apply an uniform layer of this mask on your skin
  • Leave it for 15 to 20 minutes till the mask is almost but not completely dry
  • Rinse the mask with lukewarm water and pat dry
  1. BLACKHEAD BUSTER 

Blackheads are caused due to the oxidation of the oil produced by the skin. The anti-oxidant properties of Vitamin C in cilantro prevent the process of oxidation and thus this face mask is a natural remedy to treat blackheads. The ingredients are:

  • Fresh cilantro juice – 1 teaspoon
  • Fresh lime juice – 1 teaspoon

The directions of applying this face mask are:

  • Put the ingredients in a bowl and mix it well.
  • Apply this solution on the skin parts that are most affected by blackheads
  • Leave it on for an hour till this solution dries up
  • Rinse off with lukewarm water and pat dry 
  1. ACNE FIGHTER 

Since cilantro has anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties, it can fight acne causing microbes, soothe inflamed areas of the skin and remove excess oil from the skin. The following face mask will reduce your acne and prevent future breakouts. The ingredients are:

  • Fresh cilantro – a handful
  • Lemongrass – 1 teaspoon
  • Chamomile – 1 teaspoon

The directions of applying this face mask are:

  • Put all the ingredients in a bowl. Add 1 cup of boiling water and let it rest for 1 hour.
  • Blend the contents of the bowl for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Apply an even layer of the mixture on your skin and leave it on for 20 minutes.
  • Rinse off with lukewarm water and pat dry.
  1. FACE LIFTER

Aging makes our skin to lose its ability to produce collagen, thereby resulting in sagging and wrinkled skin. The Vitamin C rich cilantro stimulates fibroblasts, cells in your skin that are responsible for producing collagen. The cilantro, egg white, oats face mask makes your skin firmer and bouncier. The ingredients are as follows:

  • Fresh cilantro – 2 to 3 sprigs
  • Egg whites – 2
  • Oats – ½ cup

The directions of applying this face mask are:

  • Put all ingredients in a blender and blend it till you get a smooth paste
  • Apply an even layer of this paste on your skin and leave it on for 10 to 15 minutes till it dries up.
  • Rinse off with lukewarm water and pat dry.
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