Face Care Treatment and Homemade Facial Masks

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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. Beside, as one matures, the metabolism system of the body decelerates. Face needs persistence and regular care to preserve the lovely, flawless and younger looking skin.

Facial skin is actually quite delicate. Therefore, good facial skin care treatment should include cleansing, toning, exfoliating and moisturizing 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 inherent aspect of 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 critical factors to maintain healthy skin. Beside, the normal facial skin care routine, you should also consider the following:

  1. You should never use detergents or harsh soaps to clean the face as they strip the skin of all its natural nutrients and age fighting resources.

  2. Use the proper make up remover instead of just washing it away.

  3. Avoid rubbing your skin too hard.

  4. Select your skin care products as per type of your skin and the environment.

  5. Always, take patch test of your skin before using any new skin skin care product.

  6. Use sunscreen lotions for protection from ultraviolet rays of the sun.

    Another major aspect of a comprehensive skin rejuvenation plan is to select an effective combination of anti-aging facial treatments to incorporate into your overall regimen. Facemask is an important part of anti-aging skin care program. Facemask is a skin treatment that removes dirt, impurities, dead skin cells and toxins from the clogged pores of the skin. The result is a glowing and flawless skin. Facemasks are designed as per requirement and the type of skin.

    There are various types of facemasks but homemade facial masks are easy, inexpensive, and natural and vitamin enriched. They help to retain the suppleness and youthfulness of the skin. Homemade facemasks are being used since ancient times to soften, nourish and rejuvenate the skin. 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 with warm and cold water. This mask will help in locking the moisturizer in the facial skin.

    Facial Mask for Dry Skin

  • One egg yolk

  • Two teaspoon almond oil

  • One 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 and find a radiant face.

More recipes as per type of skin and need are available in "Natural Skincare Guide-Homemade Recipes" at Skin and Beauty care .

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