3 ways to brighten your complexion (without spending a penny)

We've rounded up three easy ways to brighten your complexion, without spending a penny.

We all want clear, fresh, healthy looking skin; it's a given. But a bright complexion doesn't come cheap - or so we're told by advertising, right? Well, not necessarily. There are ways you can improve the appearance of your skin for free. And aside from costing nothing at all, they're easy to add into your daily routine too.

  • Facial Massage

A regular facial massage routine can work wonders when it comes to brightening your complexion as it aids circulation and blood flow to skin. Facial massage also helps to drain toxins and improve elasticity in skin, too. You can easily incorporate it into your skin care routine in the evening. Or alternatively, do it front of the TV like makeup maestro Lisa Eldridge does! (Check out her routine here for more tips).


  • Deep Sleep

"Get more sleep" is easier said than done in today's busy world. But nothing shows signs of tiredness as quickly as our complexion. A few rough nights and it's like we've aged ten years. On the flip side, when we have a chance to sleep well, it's like someone's turned back the clock.

Quality zzz's are important when it comes to repairing and maintaining our bodies as well our skin. In sleep cycles, deep sleep is when our bodies repair themselves so try to relax and get to bed early. Your skin will thank you for it.

  • Water

Yes, we know, this is an obvious one! But staying hydrated is the first step to a brighter, fresher complexion. If plain ol' water is a bit too boring, try adding a slice of lemon. The citrus flavour is refreshing, but you'll also have the added benefit of Vitamin C (which naturally brightens skin) and potassium too.

Do you have any other home remedies for flawless skin?

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