There have been many articles floating around the internet about Knee Brighteners. A great article that explains it well can be found here . If you have ever wanted to make a DIY knee brightener, this is the time. I have listed all of the materials you will need and their effectiveness.
A knee brightener is a way to make your knees look smooth and vibrant. The product can be made at home without too much difficulty and will require a few basic materials. Once the supplies have been gathered, they are layered on top of the skin using the application method described in this article.
The urge to lighten my knees is something that I developed after I realized what a difference a sharp pair of knees can make. You may think it to be a funny or crazy idea but if you take the time to truly evaluate the results, you might just be as impressed as I was.
A Knee Brightener is a great way to highlight your knees, especially when wearing shorts. In this article, I will explain in detail how you can create your own custom knee brightener.
First, put some honey into the bowl and mix well. The mixture has to be well-mixed and have the consistency of toothpaste. When you dip your finger into the mixture, the honey should not drip off; rather, it should be sticky but runny.
Honey, a natural skin-soother and moisturizer, can be used to extract dirt and impurities from your pores. It can help remove scars on your skin and make your knees radiant again. This remedy requires the use of raw honey which can be massaged over the scarred knees.
Honey can be used to smooth skin and keep it soft. The current treatment for wrinkles, honey is loaded with anti-aging properties that works around the clock to counteract facial lines or fine lines.
Turmeric is a versatile spice that can be used to make everything from curry powder to lotion. Turmeric is used for skin bleaching, to lighten the complexion as well. Turmeric is also great for exfoliating the skin, reducing inflammation and inhibiting bacterial and viral growth.
Add half a tea spoon of turmeric to the honey in the bowl. Mix it well until the turmeric dissolves completely. The best part is that you can add any other ingredients that you like such as cinnamon, lemon, cardamom powder or orange.
Adding some natural ingredients to honey especially turmeric and applying it regularly on the knees can reduce the chances of getting stains and also preventing from tanning that area.
Mix the honey and turmeric to make a paste. Turmeric brightens your skin because of its ability to inhibit tyrosinase (an enzyme necessary for melanin production) and is also high in vitamin C. Honey is a natural humectant and can hold more moisture than water, making it an ideal ingredient in any DIY beauty product.
Turmeric gives the paste a yellow coloring, while the honey ensures that it is a manageable consistency. However, the concentration of the turmeric in this formula should be only in a moderate level. I did a little research and found that the recommended usage is two hundred milligrams per day, maximum. So fifty milligrams for a single application is going to just be enough to give you the effects and that also means that you do not want to go any higher than that number even if it does seem like your knees are getting better.
This homemade brightener is an all-purpose skin softener that brightens your knees, elbows and other rough spots. Mixing turmeric and honey makes a paste will help eliminate the dark patches and restore youthful radiance to your skin.
Using your finger, apply the mixture to your skin and let it set for at least 15 minutes. You can also use any clean applicator that you have if you would want to keep your fingers from getting messy.
Applying turmeric paste and honey on your knees will not only help to lighten the skin but also reduce knee pain. The method of applying this mixture is same as you apply any face mask.
There are many explanations of this knee-brightening remedy floating around on the web and in books. Some call for turmeric (the compound that gives the spice its bright yellow color) mixed with honey and applied to the knees, others call for turmeric powder mixed into lemon juice and some have you apply a paste of milk and turmeric. Whichever method you try, make sure to leave your paste on your skin for 15 minutes before rinsing off with warm water.
After you have followed the above directions, then you should rinse off the knee with water and pat dry with a soft towel. You can leave your knee out in the sun for some time if you wish to be able to see an even better glow upon your skin.
It is very important to wash the mixture thoroughly after applying it to the knees in order to avoid stains on your clothing later. The best technique is to wipe it with a cloth and then wash it off.
Not only will your knees have a silky gold glow, but they will also appear slimmer. Remember to moisturize your skin with a moisturizing lotion.
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I hope you find this tutorial helpful. Feel free to keep in touch or ask questions. Good luck and have fun!