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  • Writer's pictureDr. Karuturi Subrahmanyam

What are the ways to improve Skin glow?


Many people want to have a healthy and radiant skin, but it can be hard to achieve this because of different factors like pollution, stress, poor diet, lack of sleep, and aging. There are many skincare products and treatments that you can buy, but they can be costly, ineffective, or even harmful for your skin. Luckily, there are some natural home remedies that you can use to improve your skin glow without spending a lot of money or risking your health. Here are some of them:

  • Coconut oil: Coconut oil is a natural moisturizer that can nourish and hydrate your skin. It also has properties that can protect your skin from damage and infections. You can use coconut oil for glowing skin by massaging a small amount of it onto your face after cleansing. Let it soak in for a few minutes before washing off with your normal cleanser.

  • Aloe vera: Aloe vera is a plant that has been used for a long time for its benefits for the skin. It has vitamins and antioxidants that can improve your skin elasticity, heal wounds, reduce inflammation, and moisturize your skin. You can use aloe vera for glowing skin by applying some fresh gel from the plant or a product that contains it onto your face after washing. Leave it on for 15 to 20 minutes before rinsing off with water.

  • Honey: Honey is a natural substance that can draw moisture from the air and keep it in your skin. It also has properties that can prevent and treat acne, eczema, psoriasis, and other skin problems. You can use honey for glowing skin by applying some raw or organic honey onto your face as a mask or a spot treatment. Leave it on for 10 to 15 minutes before washing off with warm water.

  • Olive oil: Olive oil is another natural oil that can moisturize and nourish your skin. It also has antioxidants, vitamins A, D, E and K that can repair skin damage, protect from UV rays, and improve skin glow. You can use olive oil for glowing skin by massaging a few drops of it onto your face before bedtime. You can also mix it with some lemon juice or sugar for extra benefits.

  • Orange juice: Orange juice is rich in vitamin C, which is an important nutrient for collagen production and skin health. Vitamin C can also brighten dark spots, improve elasticity and firmness, and enhance moisturization. You can use orange juice for glowing skin by applying some diluted juice onto your face using a cotton ball or a spray bottle. Let it dry for 10 minutes before rinsing off with water.

  • Milk: Milk is a dairy product that has tyrosine, lactic acid, vitamins D and A that can benefit your skin in different ways. Tyrosine can control melanin production and reduce dark spots. Lactic acid can remove dead skin cells and improve facial tone. Vitamins D and A can promote cell renewal and prevent premature aging. You can use milk for glowing skin by soaking a cotton pad in some cold milk and applying it onto your face. Leave it on for 15 minutes before washing off with water.

  • Besan: Besan or gram flour is a common ingredient in Indian cuisine that can also be used as a natural cleanser and exfoliator for your skin. It can remove dirt, oil, and impurities from your pores and make your skin smooth and soft. You can use besan for glowing skin by mixing some besan with water or milk to make a paste. Apply it onto your face as a mask or a scrub. Leave it on until it dries before scrubbing off with water.

  • Cucumber: Cucumber is a vegetable that has high water content and antioxidants that can hydrate, soothe, and refresh your skin. It can also balance your skin pH, reduce puffiness, curb irritation, and tighten your pores. You can use cucumber for glowing skin by slicing some cucumber and placing them over your eyes and face. Relax for 15 to 20 minutes before removing them.

  • Papaya: Papaya is a fruit that has papain, chymopapain, vitamins and other nutrients that can benefit your skin in different ways. Papain and chymopapain are enzymes that can break down proteins and exfoliate your skin. They can also reduce wrinkles, acne, and scars. Vitamins and minerals can nourish, hydrate, and protect your skin from damage. You can use papaya for glowing skin by mashing some ripe papaya and applying it onto your face as a mask. Leave it on for 15 to 20 minutes before washing off with water.


These are some of the natural home remedies that you can use to improve your skin glow. However, remember that these remedies are not replacements for professional medical advice or treatment. If you have any skin problem or allergy, talk to your doctor before using any of these remedies. Also, be consistent and patient with these remedies as they may take some time to show results. Along with these remedies, you should also follow a healthy lifestyle that includes drinking enough water, eating a balanced diet, sleeping well, managing stress, and avoiding smoking and alcohol. By doing so, you can achieve a healthy and glowing skin that shows your inner beauty.


Dr. Karuturi Subrahmanyam, MD, FRCP (London), FACP (USA)

Internal Medicine Specialist


Kify Hospital

Danavaipeta

Rajahmundry

Phone : 85000 23456

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