Our skin is a very important organ that needs to be taken care of constantly, and it’s not just aesthetics of appearance: the condition of this organ is of great importance for the health of the whole organism. Today we will tell you how to care for your skin.
It is not necessary to go to an expensive beauty salon and spend large sums to buy special cosmetics: you can clean your face at home using natural products.
This procedure is different from the usual daily washing; it will help to restore and rejuvenate your skin. To conduct an effective cleaning of a person at home without much effort, follow our recommendations.
Undress the face
Wash with warm water and soap to remove surface contaminants that get on the skin during the day, and rip out face before applying cleansing masks. This stage is very important for the means that we will use, had the maximum effect.
Pour the water into a saucepan and bring to a boil, then remove from heat and add lavender, chamomile or green tea. Bend over the pan so that the steam reaches your face, and cover yourself with a towel. Stay in this position for two to five minutes: this will be enough to allow the pores to open.
At this stage, we remove the dead cells from the surface of the skin, and also carry out a procedure that promotes the regeneration of cells. Peeling helps to make scars less visible, avoiding peeling to improve blood circulation. This procedure should be carried out only on thoroughly cleaned and steamed skin, do not skip a single step in our instructions. At home, you can prepare various products for peeling.
Mix the ingredients listed below and store them in a clean glass container. This tool can be used once a week.
- ½ cup sea salt
- ½ teaspoon of pure almond extract
- ½ cup coffee beans
- ½ cup cane sugar
- ½ cup almond oil
Mix coconut oil with sugar and extracts so as to obtain a uniform substance, then add cocoa powder.
- ½ cup liquid coconut oil
- 3 tablespoons cocoa powder without sugar
- 1 cup cane sugar
- ½ teaspoon of pure coconut extract
- 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
Avoid mixing water with this mixture. Prepare the product before washing and mix with your fingers before use.
- ½ teaspoon lemon zest
- ½ cup sea salt
- ½ cup almond oil
Apply peeling agents to the entire face with gentle massage movements, using a special sponge. So you remove from the surface of the skin all the dirt and dead cells and then can begin to apply masks from natural products.
The peeling composition can be left on your face for twenty minutes to achieve a better effect, then you should wash your face with warm water again. After this, the most suitable time is to get rid of black spots, without damaging the skin and without causing the development of infections.
Mask for the face
After you thoroughly clean the skin, make a peeling and remove the dirt, you should apply a natural face mask, the composition of which will depend on the type of your skin. There are masks for moisturizing dry skin, for drying oily skin, as well as special compositions for narrowing the pores, reducing wrinkles and removing pigment spots.
After applying the product, you should wait until the compound is completely dry on the face. You can leave the mask for at least twenty to thirty minutes before you wash it off with warm water. Then a promo-pillow.
Below we present a list of recipes for the most simple and effective masks.
Mask against wrinkles. Mix half a cup of cucumber pulp without seeds and raw egg. Keep this mask on your face for at least half an hour.
Mask that normalizes the pH balance. You will need a gelatin package and a cup of tomato pulp. Preheat the gelatin and add the flesh of the tomato so that the mixture is homogeneous. When the product cools down, apply it on your face and leave it for twenty minutes. The flesh of the tomato restores the pH balance, and the gelatin tones the skin.
Moisturizing mask. You will need a puree of half an avocado, two tablespoons of honey and two eggs. Whisk the eggs so that the foam appears and add the other two ingredients. Make sure that the mixture has become homogeneous and put it on your face. Avocados not only moisturizes the skin, but also helps to make scarring and pigment spots less visible. The mask should be kept on the face for at least half an hour.
As you can see, there is nothing difficult in preparing a home face mask. The huge advantage of such compounds in front of special cosmetic means is that the masks are made entirely of natural ingredients and have no contraindications. After them, your skin will be soft and beautiful. To wash off the mask, use warm water, and then lightly move the face with a towel.
Close the pores
Once you have finished cleaning your face, you should perform a procedure to close the pores to avoid contamination. For this, you can wash with cold water with ice. Masks containing tomatoes or cucumbers also contribute to the closure of pores.
Some products that have astringent properties, such as green tea, mint and apple juice, can also be used to complete the facial cleansing procedure. Put one of these products on your face and wait until it dries, then wash with cold water.
Skin care after cleansing
When you finish cleaning your face, in order to keep the effect for a long time, you should moisturize your skin properly, making sure that it is not too dry and that excess fat does not appear. To do this, use a moisturizer that suits you. This will avoid burning, dry skin, tightening and premature aging. Moisturizing is necessary every day, so that the skin is smooth and soft.
At home, you can prepare yourself a moisturizing anti-wrinkle cream for dry skin, which is stored in the refrigerator for up to three months, but we advise you not to store it for so long, because in the first few days after cooking, more useful properties of this remedy are preserved.
You will need the following ingredients:
- 25 grams of cucumber puree
- 25 grams of distilled water
- 25 grams of jojoba oil
- 25 grams of grape seed oil
- 25 grams of rose essential oil
All ingredients should be mixed and beat until a uniform mass is formed. Keep the cream in a glass container, and apply the product immediately after preparation, so that all of its useful properties have served to the health of your skin.
We advise applying the cream after taking a shower, when the skin is well cleaned, and the pores are open. This will help achieve a better result.