How to Reduce Redness Naturally

Redness on the skin of your body is a phenomenon in which blood vessels under the skin get red and swells. It may cause itching or inflammation to your skin, this condition can give you a tingly feeling and make you scratch your skin by fingernails to comfort yourself but you may further affect it badly. Redness on skin may come to surface by anxiety or tension, eating spicy food or if the skin comes across rashes, acne or sunburn. Visiting a dermatologist or taking medicines are a way of reducing them. But you can cure them by yourself by following the simple set of tips illustrated below:

Watch Before You Eat:
The most important thing is to modify what you eat. One of the main causes of redness is that ingestion of food sometimes leads to burning making your blood to thump faster than usual resulting in soreness or swelling on your face. Avoid eating refined carbohydrates, processed or preserved foods, artificially colored products or peppery or highly spiced foods. Try alternating use of pepper by salt or garlic powder to spice up your food. Revolutionize your regular meals by including vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts lean white meat that have special nutrients which help in reducing redness. Avoid intake of caffeine, alcohol and sugar as they can cause inflammation.

Freshen Up Yourself:
When your body starts to redden up, directly run to take a bath of chilled water. This will help in reducing redness and soothing your swelled nerves and give a calming effect to your blood vessels. Redness may happen due to different moods such as nervousness, thrilled, excited or stressed moods. When bathing, remember to keep it pretty short so that you don’t catch a cold because of staying for long under icy water.

Cold Bandage:
Redness may occur when you have burst your zit or by an insect bite. To reduce redness, use ice packs on to the affected red area of your body. You can prepare an ice pack by yourself at home by filling up a plastic bottle with water and refrigerating it for few hours. You must keep an emergency ice pack in your freezer all the time. An alternative method is to put ice cubes in a ziplock bag and wrap them with a towel before using them. These practices will help in lowering the temperature of your body in turn making your redness go away.

Don’t Rub:
You should never wipe or rub your face, but rather gently pat it. Rubbing or wiping puts more pressure to the blood vessels beneath your skin and reddens it. To avoid it, lessen the pressure by patting your face with a soft towel gently.

Refrain Direct Exposure to Sun Radiations:
Sun emits radiations such as UVA or UVB which produces adverse effects on your skin and damage its cells and may cause redness too. To keep your skin protected wear sunscreen before heading outside, even in non-summer months, or cloudy evenings. Wear sunglasses, protective clothing and a brimmed hat to avoid sunlight direct contact. Sunscreen has special ingredient, which is zinc oxide, which forms a protective layer over your skin and shields your skin from being damaged.

Hydrate Your Skin:
If you have dry or scaly skin then you must apply moisturizers onto your skin to keep it nourished and provide with a refreshed look. Use organic or natural moisturizers during the day. It restores the dead cells and makes them soft and smooth.

Rejuvenate your Skin with Rose Water:
To lighten up redness, spray pure rose water over the reddish parts. It will soothing your swelled nerves and will calm your blood vessels as well.

Frequently get Facials:
To reduce soreness or swelling, on a regular basis get a facial. It will help in toning down your skin a bit. Different facial masks can be prepared at home which include oatmeal, cucumber or cold milk. These ingredients have the ability to fight against inflammation.

Other Natural Ways:
Meditation, regular exercise, recreation, healthy relationships and supplements help I soothing your redness. To hide it, you can also use mineral make-up.


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