Doesn’t everyone want the most beautiful skin? Also shouldn’t everyone treat their skin like gold every day? But the real question is, why don’t we? Now the answer to that question is not easy, because it depends on the person, and the life they live. Not everyone has a natural glow to them, and some have to work really hard to even stop getting blemishes. Even then it may be noticeable that their skin is not perfect. The one thing we can do as humans though is treat our skin the best we could. To help you out with how you can start, or even continue taking care of your skin in the best way, here are some suggestions.
To start off, chemicals are not always the best option for every type of skin, and here is why:
- Harsh on skin internally
- Dry the skin out, a little or even a lot!
- Bad smell
- Might even make things worse
- Your skin may react negatively to the chemicals
Who doesn’t love some fun in the sun? The rays of the sun can be harsh over time, but when you take the right actions while soaking up the rays, such as sun lotion, your skin will be thanking you.
- The sun may give you a nice tan
- Make skin soft to the touch
- Help your skin from breaking out
- Not show as many wrinkles if any
YOU PUT WHAT IN A FACE MASK/SCRUB?
Here are a few types of foods from home that have made their way into a face mask or scrubs, that you may try at home to see if they work for you, to give you that happy skin glow.
- Egg white
- Beer (believe it or not)
- Cold Clamshells
- Wax treatment
- Tropical Mask Mash – one banana with one tablespoon of organic honey and mix that until a smooth paste forms, and allow the mask on for 10 to 20 minutes. Then wash well with warm water and then cold.
- Chai Mask – for a delicious smelling facial mask, that also gently exfoliates skin. In a small bowl or container, mix one tablespoon of any type of honey and one and a half teaspoon each of cinnamon and nutmeg. Then what you want to do is rub that mix on to the surface of your face and let it sit in for a good 25 minutes. Then to remove the mask, you would want to use a warm wash rag and rinse with cold water. This is good for a person with oily or normal skin.
- Guacamole Mask – for extra dry skin, mash half of a ripe avocado with two tablespoons of any type of honest and gently apply mask to your face. Then let the mask sit for about 25 minutes and then after letting it sit for that time rinse with a warm wash rag and then cold water. This mask is meant for more along the lines of skin that tends to be dry.
- Cool Cucumber Mask – this one is especially great for oily, flaky, or inflamed skin. Blend 1/2 of a cucumber with one tablespoon of any type of honey and one teaspoon of bentonite or kaolin clay. Apply to the surface of your face and neck and leave on for about 20 to 25 minutes. Remove with a washcloth and warm water then rinse face and neck with cold water. This mask in general is good for all skin types, especially cooling for acne prone skin or someone who may sweat a lot.
DO IT YOURSELF MASKS
Brighten – What you want to do is, cut a slice of ripe papaya and remove the seeds and pulp. The rub the inside of the papaya peel on your freshly cleansed face. With this mask you can focus on the lines around the mouth, eyes, crow’s feet, thinning temples, neck and hands. From there let it dry for about 15 to 20 minutes, then rinse with a warm wash rag, and then with cold water. You can use this mask more then twice a week for better results. If you haven’t got the patience to do it this way, you can try one of these 3 best lightening creams to achieve positive results much faster.
Exfoliate – In this scrub you are going to want to combine 1 tablespoon of honey and one tablespoon of olive oil. The to the side you want a plain packet of oatmeal. While cooking the oatmeal, use less water so it will be nice and think for a good mask. After heating up the oatmeal add the honey, and olive oil mixture to the mix, and apply to clean face. You want to start rubbing in gently and in small circles over your skin, while avoiding the eye area. After letting the mask sit for a good 15 to 20 minutes you can wash it off with a warm wash rag, then cold water. You can apply the mask as many times in a week as you would like, but you may not see a different change until the 2nd or even 3rd time using the mask.
Now, before I leave you with all this great knowledge of skin mask, and scrubs, a few times in the article you have read that I have stated to wash with a wash rag then rinse with cold water. The reason for that being, after doing all these tricks to your skin, that combination of water open and closes your pores in the best way.