There are thousands of DIY guides online for homemade skin care recipes. Not every recipe out there will really work on your skin, but one thing to note is that some natural ingredients be beneficial for your facial treatments! Of course, before you make any facial mask, always run the recipe by your dermatologist and make sure to test the mixture on a small patch of your skin first.
It seems that everyone is chatting about red wine’s secret health qualities. Red wine contains an antioxidant called resveratrol that replenishes your cells after exposure to the sun. Resveratrol is a natural carbolic acid that plants release in response to injury, and for this reason, it is used in many skin restoration products.
Raw honey is an ancient skincare treatment because of its antiseptic properties and its ability to create a breathable, skin-like protective layer over your skin. It can be used to treat eczema or as a supplement to your acne treatment. The antioxidants boost your complexion by moisturizing and rejuvenating your skin, and mixed with baking soda, honey can be a great natural exfoliator.
Teas are full of rich antioxidants that can help calm down swelling or puffy eyes. White tea strains have the highest levels of antioxidants and caffeine. If you love using cucumber slices in your facial treatment, tea bags can help supplement this routine. To use tea as a facial treatment, you can use steeped tea bags to de-puff your eyes.
One of the easiest facial treatments to find in your kitchen, olive oil is gentle on the skin and sooths irritation. You can massage olive oil on sensitive or wrinkly parts of the face, and it can actually help to moisturize and restore your face’s oil balance. Mix olive oil with organic white or brown sugar for a classic sugar scrub.