Every day, more people are turning to skin care home remedies because products sold in markets are increasingly becoming more expensive. Other than that, natural remedies are always better than cosmetics and creams with harmful chemicals present in them. Our skin is the largest organ in the body and because it is delicate, thin and spread out, it is easily affected by pollutants and chemicals present in the atmosphere. Because of this, we need to be more careful in how we treat our skin regularly.
Home remedies on skin care are beneficial, first of all because they are cheap. As previously mentioned, the soaring prices of skin care products make it difficult for average people to buy the best products out there in the market. Next, these natural remedies have an advantage since they do not produce any harmful side effects. Most commercial products remove essential oils which contribute to moisturized skin. Lastly, these home remedies have an edge over skin care products because convenient and safe to use.
The proper way of taking a bath is the first step in taking good care of your skin. When taking a bath, do not use too hot or too cold water. Also limit your bath or shower time to 10-15 minutes. Prolonged bathing or showering will likewise strip your skin of essential oils, especially if you are not using mild soap.
Cleansing the skin on your face is also very important. For this regimen, you are going to need hot water, but only for its steam. You can pour it on a bowl and lower your face to let the steam hit it on all angles. Wrap a towel around your head to let the steam spread for about 6 minutes. Doing this will open clogged pores and drain dirt or impurities stuck on your skin. However, you will have to make a facial mask with oatmeal and honey to actually draw the excess skin oil out so it will easily be washed. After 10-20 minutes, wash it off with tap water. Do this at least twice a week for best results.
Skin care home remedies also involve moisturizing. The best natural source of moisturizing is banana, which you can buy almost anywhere at a low cost. Take a banana, mash it into a bowl and add a little bit of milk. Mix it into a paste and apply it on your face, leaving it on for 10-15 minutes. If you wish, you can also make enough banana and milk paste to apply all over your body. But a milk bath will do just fine for a whole body moisturizing regimen. Fill up a bath tub with lukewarm water and add 3 cups of powdered milk. Mix it up and let it soak all over your body for 20 minutes.
Lastly, because the sun can be a source of skin dehydration and other problems it is essential to put on sunscreen, especially when you plan on going out. Aloe Vera is a popular sunscreen for everybody who is using skin care home remedies. It helps keep harmful ultraviolet rays from damaging the skin too much.