The majority of people think that they can get a facial only at the spa. The good news is that you can prepare your facial at home as well. This is an inexpensive way to prepare your skin for the cold weather and the advantage is that you can personalize it so that it will fit your needs perfectly.
In case you are looking for a simple scrub, you should put some cleansing cream in your hand. This can be any kind of cream as long as it has a creamy texture. Then add two teaspoons of sugar. Apply the mixture on your face and massage the skin with circular motion. In the end remove the scrub and splash your face with lukewarm water.
Green Tea, Honey and Sugar
Green tea is known for its anti-aging effects and for being able to repair the skin tissue. Brew some tea in a bowl, let it cool, and add a teaspoon of sugar to it. The consistency of the mixture should be gritty. In the end add a tablespoon of honey as well and apply the scrub on your face.
Coconut Oil, Sugar and Lemon
Add half a cup of coconut oil to a bowl and mix it with two teaspoons of sugar until the mixture gets a gritty consistency. Add some lemon juice to the mixture as well that will increase the cleansing properties. If you don’t have coconut oil, you can also use almond oil, grapeseed oil, or olive oil.
Almond Meal, Essential Oil and Oil
For this scrub you will need a cup of almond meal. Add half a cup of almond oil to it and add a few drops of essential oil. You can substitute the almond oil with coconut oil or olive oil, but you should avoid using peanut oil, vegetable oil, canola oil, or other oils that come with a strong scent.
The scrubs are a great way to exfoliate the skin, but you might also need steaming. There are several ways to do this. You could use a washcloth and dip it in warm water, then simply place it over your face. Another option is to boil some water, cover your head with a towel and bend over the water.
If you have oily skin, you should use clay based masks. On the other hand, if you have dry skin, you should opt for the hydrating masks. When you apply the mask, you should make sure that you avoid the eyes.
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