BeautyHow to brighten your dull skin naturally with these remedies

How to brighten your dull skin naturally with these remedies

If you have dull skin, there are some useful home remedies to brighten it naturally. We explain some of the best natural tips ideal for lighting up dull faces.

A dull skin is a skin that looks not very radiant, it has a lack of luminosity, of shine. The pace of life we ​​lead, stress, lack of rest, pollution, exposure to the sun without due care, the passing of the years, the characteristics of our skin, the presence of spots, acne, or other imperfections, are some factors that can predispose us to our skin gradually turning off.

Perhaps you can ask yourself the following question: what happens to our skin so that it loses luminosity? The skin looks dull and loses its natural light when the deeper layers of the skin lose clarity and as a consequence stop reflecting light, making the skin dull, without luminosity.

If we ever notice that this happens to us, we should not throw in the towel and get down to work, look for the appropriate remedies, hydrate and properly care for our skin with natural advice and healthy lifestyle habits.

Remember, a luminous complexion is a clean, healthy, and cared for complexion, which at the same time transmits light and health.

Natural tips for glowing skin

  • Get plenty of rest. The lack of rest reflects tiredness, and contributes to turning off the luminosity of the face, especially when we do not rest enough or sleep little.
  • Daily skin cleansing. It is essential to do it every day. The skin must be clean of all kinds of impurities, even if you do not wear makeup. In addition to daily cleansing of the face, it is important to exfoliate twice a week for combination and oily skin, and once a week for delicate skin, when the skin has traces of impurities or dead cells it looks dull and dull.
  • Take care of your diet. It is vital to help to have a luminous and healthy skin it must be healthy and balanced, rich in vegetables, fruits, and fresh vegetables. Avoid the consumption of processed foods, rich in saturated fats, avoid fried foods and opt for other healthier ways of cooking such as steamed, baked, grilled, boiled. Avoid the consumption of alcohol and tobacco. Stay well hydrated, drinking between 1.5 and 2 liters of water. Drink fruit, vegetable and vegetable juices.
  • Move. Avoid a sedentary lifestyle, walk moderately at least 30 minutes a day.
  • Use of natural creams. Use moisturizing creams with vitamin C during the day, vitamin C provides energy and vitality to the skin and nourishing creams containing retinol at night.

By following these healthy lifestyle habits, we will contribute greatly to taking care of our skin from the inside and, above all, to keeping our skin radiant, healthy and luminous.

Natural remedies for dull skin

Below we present some natural remedies to return the luminosity to our face or to prevent it from losing it.

They are simple, homemade remedies, with which we will open the pores to begin the treatment, an exfoliant to remove dead cells and impurities, a mask that will give us luminosity, a homemade lotion to reduce stains.

Vapors with vinegar

Vapors are a good remedy to begin with by opening the pores and then proceeding to cleanse the skin.

To make vases with vinegar, in addition to vinegar, we need to make an infusion with the following medicinal plants, thyme, rosemary and lavender.


  • 200 ml. From mineral water.
  • 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar.
  • A teaspoon of thyme.
  • A teaspoon of rosemary.
  • A teaspoon of lavender.


In a saucepan or heater, we put the water to boil and once it starts to boil we add the vinegar and the medicinal plants.

We keep the boil for 2 minutes.

We remove the infusion from the heat, cover it, cover our heads with a towel, bend over, uncover the infusion and let the steam act on our skin.

Homemade repairing oatmeal and lavender scrub

Both oatmeal and lavender have excellent properties for the skin, which will help our skin stay bright and radiant.

To prepare this scrub we only need a teaspoon of oatmeal and a drop of lavender essential oil and a little water to help mix well and achieve a cream.

  1. Then we apply the exfoliating cream on the skin of the face, spreading it well with circular movements.
  2. Let the exfoliating cream work for about 10 minutes.
  3. We wash the face with plenty of warm water and dry it with a soft towel without rubbing.
  4. Drying must be done by gently patting with the towel.
  5. Ideal mask that will give us luminosity
  6. This mask is ideal to give the skin of the face the lost luminosity and also to add shine.


  • 5 drops of sandalwood essential oil.
  • 5 drops of sweet almond oil.
  • 2 tablespoons of natural yogurt.


  1. In a small container we put the two tablespoons of natural yogurt and add the oils.
  2. Mix to integrate well.
  3. Next, we apply the mask on previously cleansed skin.
  4. Let the mask act for 15 minutes.
  5. Rinse the skin with lukewarm water and gently pat dry.

Toner or lotion to fade blemished skin

  1. This home remedy to prepare this lotion will help us to significantly reduce skin blemishes.
  2. To prepare this lotion we only need lemon essential oil and rosehip essential oil.
  3. In a small container we put 50 drops of lemon essential oil and 30 drops of rosehip essential oil.
  4. We mix and apply it on the skin where we have the spots and that we have previously cleaned.
  5. We will only apply this toner at night since lemon is photosensitizing and exposing ourselves to the sun during the day could stain our skin even more.

As you can see and as we indicated at the beginning of this post, there can be several reasons why the facial skin dulls, we must choose the most appropriate remedy for our case, if we have a lack of hydration, cleaning or exfoliation, or if we have blemished skin.


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