Skin care

25 Herbal Skin Care Therapy Tip

Tip 1:   Homemade Skin Care Therapy

Herbal skin care treatments are offered at numerous luxury spas. This type of treatment makes use of herbs as an all-natural skin care regimen. You can do the same herbal treatment at just a fraction of the cost at the spa. Create a relaxing herbal bath in your own bathtub with herbs like lavender, chamomile and roses. In a teapot, brew the herbs and allow infusing for thirty minutes. Strain the herb water into your bath tub and have a good time.

Tip 2:  Sorting Through the Horde

Buying skincare products can be very confusing as you sort through the multitude of commercial skin care products. It is best to stick with the basics when buying these products. Invest in quality skin care products like eye cream. An eye cream has more emollient moisturizers to treat the delicate area under your eyes. Choose a body lotion containing alpha-hydroxy acids. This type of lotion is excellent for smoothing tough dry spots all over your body with the skin sloughing AHA.

Tip 3: Celebrity Skincare Secrets

Skincare secrets of the stars are often no different than that of ordinary folk. Remember not all stars have a flawless complexion; they work at it too just like you. Some stars choose herbal treatments for their skincare regimen because most herbs have a cleansing and relaxing effect on the skin. Other stars use quality skincare products to maintain their beauty. Choose skincare products like an oil-free moisturizer with SPF or a gentle cleansing cream to look just as good as the stars.

Tip 4: Aging Skincare Needs Special Attention

As time passes, the texture of the skin thickens due to cellular build up caused by aging. Use a mild abrasive daily cleansing formula that contains beauty grains to clean skin. The beauty grains could either be made of ground sun flowers or almonds or finely ground cornmeal. Gently massage the cleansing formula to stimulate and cleanse your skin at the same time.

Tip 5:  Home Made Beauty Products Inexpensive Beauty Treatments

Homemade beauty products are excellent alternatives to high-priced commercial skincare products. Put together safflower oil, sesame oil and avocado oil to create the perfect blend for dry skincare. Create homemade body lotion with honey, lemon juice and water. You can also cook up your own facial masks right in the kitchen. Simmer and mash apricots, let cool and apply on your face for at least twenty minutes. This helps improve pale, ashen skin tones.

Tip 6: Natural Facial Mask

Facial masks are a great way to treat your skin to some tender loving care. The ingredients are readily available from your own pantry. Mayonnaise is an excellent facial mask for dry skincare. You can also put together safflower oil, lemon juice and egg to create your very own dry skin lotion. Mash a ripe tomato and blend with fuller’s earth, which is available at most pharmacies. This creates a smooth paste you can use for oily skincare.

Tip 7: Home Made Facial Cleansers to Treat Facial Pores

Homemade facial cleansers are the best remedy for enlarged facial pores. It is best to stop using commercial skincare products. Instead, wet your face with warm water and gently rub some ground cornmeal into your palm. Massage the paste onto your face. For oily skin, add vinegar or lemon juice to powdered skim milk as homemade facial cleanser. Let it stay on your skin for a few minutes and wash off with warm water then blot dry.

Tip 8: Facial Rashes

Facial rashes are very irritating. Babies get diaper rash, children get chicken pox and measles while everyone gets nasty insect bites and hives that are very itchy. The best relief for a facial rash or any other kind of rashes is a concoction you can put together at home. Apply cornstarch to infected areas, like a powder. For chicken pox and measles, add a handful of cornstarch to a tub of water and bathe in it.

Tip 9: Skincare Beauty the Natural Way

Natural skin care products are a great way to care for your skin at the same time improves your health. Fruits like avocado are just great as a natural skin softener. Further, it is rich in vitamins A, C and E.  Taking vitamin supplements are also beneficial for teenagers. Supplements like vitamin A and zinc help reduce many of the skin problems experienced by teenagers, and vitamin E itself can be applied directly to the skin to improve your complexion.

Tip 10: Caring for Dry Skin during Winter

Winter skincare is essential to maintain your skin’s natural glow. Numerous skincare products are available commercially that are suited for dry skin. There are also many homemade skincare recipes that are easy and simple to make in your home to treat dry skin. Since the air in your home tends to get very dry during winter and aggravate dry skin further, boil a kettle of water and leave it on the burner as it cools. The steam adds moisture to the air to help ease the dryness. Tip

Tip 11:  Homemade Skincare Products Using the Natural Juices of Fruits

Homemade skincare products can be created from the natural juices of fruits. Fruits produce a natural alpha-hydroxy acid that is excellent for sloughing dead skin cells. Fruit acids like lemon juice; strawberry extracts and grape juice have an excellent exfoliating effect on the skin, leaving your skin soft and smooth. To apply natural fruit acids to your skin, simply use your fingers and massage it on to your skin. Avoid the eye areas when applying it. Always use sunscreen when using fruit acids as it can easily cause sunburn.

Tip 12: Medication for Acne

Vitamin supplements like zinc is an excellent addition to your skincare regimen. Zinc is essential in the processing of carbohydrates in the body. Excessive carbohydrates in the body are believed to be the main cause of acne. Zinc is removed from carbohydrates like white sugar or wheat when refined. Soybeans, whole grains and a small serving of raw nuts daily can provide you with the zinc your body needs. In addition, zinc is also an essential factor in the oil-producing glands of the skin.

Tip 13: Sun Damage Control Sun Protection Strategies

Sun damage control is essential in protecting sun-scorched skin. As such, it is important to make sun protection a daily habit. Putting on sunscreen daily will help improve and facilitate repair of sun-scorched skin after only a few applications. People with sun-damaged skin can also use over the counter medications like retinoid to help improve the complexion. This vitamin A anti-aging formulation reduces fine lines, minimizes pore size and lessens blotchiness to create a softer, smoother skin tone.

Tip 14: Getting the Best Facial

Skincare facials are now widely available to women at various places like at the mall, spas, and dermatologists’ offices. But finding the best place to get a facial can be quite painful. Before you get a facial anywhere, make sure that the attending aesthetician does a careful analysis of your skin type. In order to suggest the best facial for your skin type. A deep cleansing facial is best for removing blackheads while an anti-aging facial is perfect for a dry, sun-damaged complexion.

Tip 15: The Importance of Sunscreen

Tips for staying under the sun can save you a lot of pain from sun-damaged skin. Experts recommend the daily use of a sunscreen with an SPF of 15 while skiers and beach lovers should use an SPF 30. Sun damage is not immediately felt. It is a long and growing process that is brought about by continuous exposure to the sun. Keep in mind that even 15 minutes of sun exposure can already cause fine lines leading to sun damage skin.

Tip 16: Treating Cystic Acne

Stop! Facial blemishes like cystic acne should never be squeezed because there is a great chance that it will leave a deep scar on your skin. If the pimple has already erupted, you can try applying a small amount of acne drying gel or lotion. Then leave it alone to dry out. For frequent problems with cystic acne, it is best to consult with a dermatologist who can prescribe you with the proper treatment for it.

Tip 17: Red, Swollen Blemishes

Facial blemishes such as a red, inflamed blemish are quite hard to cover up. Try using a concealer that is packed with pigment plus has a thick consistency. Choose the pigment closest to your natural skin color. Start by applying small amounts of the concealer to the inflamed area. You can add more concealer if necessary. Use a small concealer brush or a cotton bud to apply the concealer onto the blemish. Then dust lightly with powder to cover.

Tip 18: Avoid Too Much Bubbles and Foam

Most of us take a bath every day and that’s ok but did you know that bathing too much can dehydrate your skin. On the other hand, bathing infrequent will cause stale oil and bacteria to build up on your skin’s surface causing perspiration and body odor. Although we want to soak in a long hot bath, don’t do this too often. Avoid bathing products that cause bubbles or foam as this sucks out moisture, which may cause a slight irritation on your skin.

Tip 19: Use Bath Oils

We all want long, warm and luxurious soak in the bathtub every once in a while. However, if you’re the type who takes a soak often, use bath oils as your preferred bathing products instead of bubble bath concoctions. Bubble bath or foam can dry the skin whereas with bath oils, the oil floats to the surface of the water and coats your skin, soothing dry and itchy skin. So if you prefer lounging in your bathtub often, use bath oils.

Tip 20: Creating and Following a Skin Care Regimen

Skincare is important to maintaining the beauty of your skin. Make washing and moisturizing your skin a daily habit, in the mornings when you wake up and at night before going to bed. This may sound simple however most women still take skin care for granted. Many women find dozens of excuses to forego their nightly skin care ritual and sleep wearing their makeup. Makeup can easily clog up your pores causing break outs and other skin problems.

Tip 21: Therapy for Whiteheads

Facial blemishes like whiteheads are best left in the hands of a dermatologist for proper treatment. Trying to remove whiteheads by yourself may result in a serious infection or produce (yikes!) a scar. Use a gel or a cream containing salicylic acid to help unclog the pore. Plus, wash your face using an antibacterial face wash that contains benzoyl peroxide or salicylic and glycolic acids to help control the build-up of white blood cell activity.

Tip 22: How to Avoid Sun Spots

Skin pigmentation like sun spots or age spots can easily be avoided by following certain guidelines recommended by experts. Avoid the sun as much as possible. Stay away from the sun especially between 10 AM and 4 PM because the heats emitted by the sun’s rays are at its peak during the time. Aside from putting on sunscreen, dress appropriately by wearing protective clothing that is light-colored and tightly woven. Also, put on a wide-brimmed hat to protect your face from the sun (or bring an umbrella!).

Tip 23: What You Eat and Drink Affects Your Skin

Your skin care diet is important to maintaining healthy, glowing skin. Water is an essential factor in keeping your skin elastic and vibrant. It helps create a supple skin tone. As much as possible avoid drinking sodas, diet or otherwise, as these in fact dehydrate the skin. Water not only helps maintain your skin’s beauty from the inside by dissolving skin problems it also helps promote proper circulation by flushing out harmful toxins from the body.

Tip 24: Washing Your Face

Skincare tips from experts can give you a better idea on how to care for your skin. Experts recommend avoiding using soap to wash your face. Instead use a gentle skin cleanser that won’t strip off your skin’s natural oils. Wash your face in the morning and especially in the evening. Don’t skip your nightly skin care routine even if you’re tired. Your nightly skin care routine cleans away the day’s pollution that has accumulated on your face.

Tip 25: Skincare Facials Guide

Skincare facials are very important to maintaining the health of your skin. When having a facial, inform the attending aesthetician of the various skincare products that you have used or are currently using. You may also be asked questions regarding your lifestyle that contribute a lot to the condition of your skin. Your answers to these questions will help in prescribing the best facial treatment for you. Don’t hesitate to ask questions about the treatment. This will help you feel comfortable and enjoy your facial even more.

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