Everyone sees your skin, so you want to make sure to take care of it. This is easier said than done as the skin is one of the most porous parts of the body, meaning that when you apply commercial skin care products, their chemicals seep into your body, which can cause long term damage.
Rather than putting your health at risk, try the following 10 natural skin care tips:
Make your skin shine
To keep your skin glowing, mix a 2:1 ratio of olive oil and sea salt, then apply it to your skin. Gently scrub it in the tub to remove dead skin cells. This results in a softer skin with more glow.
Get rid of pimples
Cut a lemon into wedges and place 4 or 5 drops of raw honey on it. Then, rub the wedge mixture on your face for at least a minute. Be sure to hit all the most common areas where your pimples usually form (as well as any existing pimples). Once you have applied enough mixture, let it sit for about five minutes before rinsing it with cold water.
Make sure to do this before bed, because the citrus in lemon can make your skin photosensitive and cause damage if you head directly outside.
Grapes are good for more than just wine
The fruit acid in grapes are natural exfoliators, so cut a few grapes in half and rub the insides on your face. Let them sit for a few minutes before washing them off with cold water.
People pay hundreds for this all natural way of getting radiant skin at the Vinotherapie Spa at The Plaza in New York City, but you can do it with for a few dollars at your local grocery store.
Everyone knows that vitamin C is good for your skin, but replacing unnatural sugars and fats (such as those found in candy bars or other sweet treats) can help promote radiant skin. This is because high levels of sugar increases the amount of insulin in your blood, which hampers your cell’s ability to maintain balance. In addition, avoid spicy, fermented, salty and fried foods to keep your skin looking great.
To keep healthy you should drink at least 8 glasses of water a day. This helps keep your skin cells hydrated and functioning properly. Be sure to spritz the Bulgarian skin cure rose water on your face (especially around your eyes) to balance your pH level and reduce eye puffiness.
Stress causes you to produce cortisol and other chemicals that make your skin oily. This increases the likelihood that you will break out. While it is impossible to completely avoid stress, and some people are more prone to worry than others, it can help to learn to deal with stress in healthy ways. Examples of this include breathing exercises, yoga or meditation.
Workout (your face)
Weightlifters concentrate on large muscles such as biceps and leg muscles, but if you want to seep your skin wrinkle free, you need to work out your facial muscles for about 5 minutes a day. Hold your head up and thrust out your lower lips, then press your chin to your chest. In addition, looking at the ceiling and making a “pouting face” stretches your skin out and avoids wrinkles.
Get into the wilderness
The pollution caused by big cities can damage skin, so be sure to take a vacation to somewhere cleaner every time you get the chance. Even a week or two away from pollution can help your skin.
Honey face masks
Raw honey has natural anti-bacteria properties that help improve the tone of your skin. Once a week, rub some raw honey on your face and leave it there for 5-10 minutes before rinsing it with warm water. Be sure to use natural raw honey and not processed honey.
Replace your shaving cream
The chemicals in shaving cream can cause small reactions, which mar your otherwise perfect skin with bumps and small rashes. For a smooth shave every time, replace your shaving cream with coconut oil.
This article is written by Dusti Moore a writer and editor. She’s actually using organic skincare products for their pure & simple ingredients and free from harmful chemicals formula that nourishes and supports the skin in a safe and healthy way.