Ever wondered why all the leading Bollywood beauties seem to have flawless skin and lustrous hair? It’s not the expensive products that make them look like a million bucks. Instead, they rely on home-made must haves and age-old pick-me-up methods. Follow these beauty secrets of Bollywood actresses to look as fabulous as them.
1. Deepika Padukone – Massages face with baby oil
Why you should too – Baby oil is an elixir for your skin. It’s a 100% mineral oil, that won’t clog your pores. In fact, it is one of the best ways to cleanse your skin. Massage it gently on your face for 5 minutes. You will be surprised at how much dirt and makeup comes off. Wipe it with a warm cloth and follow up with a mild face wash.
2. Jacqueline Fernandes – Drinks a spoonful apple cider vinegar every day
Why you should too – Apple cider vinegar is known for balancing your skin’s pH level and is recommended as a skin tonic. It also soothes acne.
3. Sonakshi Sinha – Uses only milk to clean face
Why you should too – Milk has a unique ability to remove oil-soluble impurities on your face. Massage it on your face for 5 minutes and remove it with a wet cotton pad. Regular use can also reduce tanning, dark spots and patches. It’s not recommended for acne prone skin.
4. Priyanka Chopra – Oils her hair every night
Why you should too – Many of us have forgotten the goodness of oiling hair regularly. While we love grandma’s special ‘champi‘ every weekend, massaging a little coconut oil in your hair every day has a lot of benefits. It prevents premature greying and is the best remedy for dry, damaged hair.
5. Nargis Fakhri – Rubs ice on face
Why you should too – This simple trick can tighten your pores and prevent acne.
6. Shilpa Shetty – Drinks aloe vera juice daily
Why you should too – Aloe vera juice counters the acidic pH in your body created by consuming aerated drinks and fried food. It also detoxifies your entire body and reduces acne flare-ups.
7. Anushka Sharma – Uses homemade neem face pack
Why you should too – Neem has anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties that fight acne. It also clears pigmentation on the skin. Make a pack with dried neem leaves, yoghurt, milk and rose water and use religiously for a clear, glowing skin.