We have discussed various steps of the skincare regimen. Now we will discuss facial skincare. The face is the focus of much attention since it is the reflection of the identity of a person. Exposure to pollution, dirt, harmful sun rays and city life takes a toll on your facial skin. Besides, as one matures, the metabolism system of the body decelerates. Face care needs persistence and regular programming to preserve the lovely, flawless and younger-looking skin.
Facial skin is actually quite delicate. Skincare of face depends upon the type of skin. Good facial skincare treatment includes cleansing, toning, exfoliating, moisturizing and nursing skin around eyes in the morning and removing the makeup, followed by toning of the skin in the evening. A healthy diet that contains an adequate amount of vitamins, minerals, and protein is very important for following a good face care regimen. Drinking plenty of water/fluids except soda and caffeine to detoxify the body, taking sufficient sound sleep and doing regular exercises are other factors to maintain healthy skin. Besides, the normal facial skin care routine, you should also consider the following for facial skincare:
Facial Skincare Tips and Precautions:
1. You should never use detergents to clean the face as detergents strip the skin of all its natural nutrients and age-fighting resources.
2. Use the proper makeup remover instead of just washing it away.
3. Never rub your skin too hard.
4. Select your skincare products as per the type of your skin and the environment.
5. Always take a patch test of your skin before using any new facial skincare product.
6. Use sunscreen lotions as protection from ultraviolet rays of the sun.
A major goal in formulating a comprehensive skin rejuvenation plan is to select an effective combination of anti-aging facial treatments to incorporate into your overall regimen. Here we will discuss facemask, an important part of any anti-aging skincare program. A face mask is basically a skin treatment that you leave on your face for some time then wash off to give extra cleaning to remove dirt, impurities, dead skin cells and toxins from the clogged pores of the skin. Facemasks are designed as per requirement and type of skin.
There are various types of face masks but homemade facial masks are easy, inexpensive, nourish the skin with natural, vitamin-enriched ingredients and keep your skin looking younger. Two facial mask recipes are given here.
Cucumber Facial Mask
• 1/2 cup of peeled, grated cucumber
• 1/2 cups of peeled and grated avocado
•1 egg yolk
•2 teaspoons of milk powder
Blend all the ingredients until the mass is consistent. Apply on the face and let it rest for 30 minutes. Wash your face alternating warm and cold water. This mask will help in locking the moisturizer in the skin at face.
Facial Mask for Dry Skin
- 1 egg yolk
- 2 teaspoon almond oil
- 1 banana
Mix well all the ingredients in a pan and make a smooth paste. Apply this mask on your face and leave it for 20 minutes. Wash your face with Luke warm water.
More recipes as per the type of skin and need are available in an eBook “Natural Skincare Guide-Homemade Recipes“.