Skincare at home- 5 Easy steps

“Beauty begins the moment you decide to take care of yourself.”

In a world full of fake filters and photoshop, you may think that your skin is healthy and flawless. But do you know that your skin cells are shedding throughout the day? Making it look less and radiant and duller as you age. That’s why dermatologists today guide us to introduce quality skincare in our lifestyle. Good skincare slows down the harmful effects of time and the environment. An effective skincare routine helps remove dead skin cells from our body and replace them with new and young cells.

“It’s better to feel good than to look good.”

Not only skincare is about appearance and beauty but it also plays a major role in our general health and happiness. If you want to maintain beautiful skin throughout your life then starting from now you will have to make smart decisions and maintain a healthy and well-balanced diet. 

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”

Even if it seems that you have a perfect and glowing appearance today. There is no guarantee that your future skin will have no threat to possess any imperfections or flaws. Neglecting your skincare now will only promote lifelong impacts in the long run. Down the road, it’s just you and your skin. So you might as well start taking care of it now. Beautiful skin requires commitment. Spare some time for your skin daily and boost your confidence by adopting a proper skincare routine.

” It is confidence in our bodies that allows us to keep looking for new adventures.”

We understand that maintaining healthy skin is not an easy job. And following an effective skincare routine requires a lot of effort. 

Skincare is expensive. Hence using effective home remedies is one of the most budget-friendly ways of getting healthy and perfect skin. 

Here are five easy tips to help you slow down the premature signs of aging and give you clear and flawless skin.

1:- Prepare yourself a rice ginger body scrub

“Say goodbye to those expensive skin-lightening creams.”

Ginger has long been considered to be an all-natural, anti-aging ingredient. It has marvelous skin rejuvenation properties that not only promote hair growth but also reduces pigmentation and scars. Giving your skin a more radiant and refreshing look. The rice grains have natural sunscreen and antioxidant properties while helping prevent wrinkling of the skin.

Mix half a cup of blended rice, coconut milk, and ginger paste. Use your hands to rub the mixture in a circular motion. Leave it for 5-10 minutes and apply later for smooth and hydrated skin.

2:- Aloe vera face mask for a soothing skin

“Kill two birds with one stone.”

Using aloe vera in a face mask not only helps soothe irritated skin but also gives you healthy and flawless skin.

Aloe vera gel has cooling properties and is among one of the most suggested natural home remedy ingredients for sensitive and oily skin. Due to its healing properties, aloe vera is a skincare must-have. It moisturizes dry skin, fights acne, eliminates dead skin cells, and helps remove dark circles and puffiness.

Mix half a tablespoon of almond milk with four tablespoons of aloe vera gel. Apply the mixture on your face and leave it for 15-20 minutes. Wash with warm water and pat your face dry with a soft towel for soothing skin.

3:- Cucumber eye mask for healthy eyes

“Stay cool as a cucumber even in the toughest of situations.”

Cucumbers have the ability to reduce swelling and puffiness of the eyes. Apart from soothing and calming the skin, it also provides a healthy base for hydration. The cooling effect of cucumber gives your skin a young and refreshed look. Placing cucumber on the eyelids is considered to be a popular part of many relaxation routines.

Take a cold cucumber and remove both ends. Cut two equal slices each one centimeter in thickness. Lie down in a comfortable position. And place a slice of cucumber on each eye for a relaxing experience. 

4:- Baking soda foot soak

“Give yourself a treat by getting fresh feet.” 

Baking soda is famous for removing dead skin cells off the feet. A popular home remedy that helps in eliminating bad foot odor and roughness of the skin. Get yourself a relaxing and invigorating foot soak with baking soda.

Add 3 tablespoons of baking soda to warm water, then stir the mixture until the powder dissolves. Sit back and soak your feet for 20-30 minutes. Take them out and pat them dry with a towel for soft and smooth feet.

5:- Almond oil face massage

“Feed your skin with almond oil.”

Almond oil is a very effective anti-oxidant and nourishing agent which improves complexion and skin tone. It reduces acne, scars, and wrinkles. Almond oil is a popular skincare product because it acts as a moisturizer (hydrating the skin) and emollient(smooths the skin). Give your face a good almond face massage for flawless skin.

Apply 4-5 drops of almond oil over your face and gently massage it using your fingers. After about 10 minutes use a wet towel to take it off. Rinse your face with warm water to get clear and glowing skin.

” Invest in your skin, it’s going to represent you for a very long time.”

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