Get radiantly glowing healthy skin by following this basic step-by-step at-home facial treatment..
Step One : Cleansing
Remove makeup,if you have anything on. you can do that using olive oil.Just soak a cotton pad in olive oil and gently wipe off the makeup. Now wash your face with a mild facial cleanser.
Step Two : Exfoliating
Exfoliation is the process of removing dead skin cells from epidermis which reveals fresh skin cells and restore glow of skin. Scrubbing is the way use to exfoliate skin cells.Try this simple Tomato scrub.
TOMATO SCRUB:Slice a tomato dip it in sugar(Salt if you have oily skin) evenly coating it and gently scrub it on your face with circular motions.Exfoliate it around the nose area and the forehead.Once you have evenly covered your face with the tomato scrub, wait 10 minutes before rinsing it off
Step Three : Toning
Toning is not only refreshing but also important for restoring skin’s optimal pH (5.5) after cleansing strips it of some of its essential acids.you can make your own Green Tea Toner for recipe see below. Wet a cotton pad with the liquid, then sweep it upward along your neck, jawline, and face and allow it to dry.
GREEN TEA TONER: Pour 2 cups of water into a small saucepan.Bring the water to a simmer over medium heat,add 1/2 cup green tea leaves to the water. Allow the leaves to simmer for 5 to 10 minutes.Remove the saucepan from the heat and pour the water through a colander. Keep the liquids and discard the used green tea leaves.Allow the liquid to cool completely.Wet a cotton ball with the liquid and rub it over your face and neck. Wash your face and allow it to dry before applying the green tea. Store any unused liquid in an air-tight container.
Repeat rubbing your face with the green tea sunscreen every morning.
Step Four : Steaming
Steaming your face at least once a week is a necessity, especially if you are looking for a purified, detoxified skin.A good steam facial can open up your pores and let out impurities.You can use a steamer OR Take a bowl with hot water, lean your head towards the bowl and cover the head with a towel. you can also add a few drops of Lavender essential oil in the hot water.
Step Five: Apply a Mask
Whatever your skin type, a mask can work wonders at drawing out impurities, minimizing pores temporarily, sloughing off dead skin, and moisturizing.Mask should be chosen according to your skin type. Here are some masks for different types of skin.
Oily Skin: Banana Honey Mask
Dry Skin: Oatmeal,Yogurt and Honey Mask
Mature skin : Grape Facial
Step Six : Moisturize
Skin moisturizing helps maintain skin’s softness.No matter your skin type or the season of the year, it’s very important.Put a generous amount of your favorite moisturizer in your palms, then rub them together to warm it up. Then take your time massaging the cream into your face.