How to get Beautiful Skin Naturally?

To keep your skin performing at the peak of its health, it is important to continually supply with nourishment, regulate the optimal physiology and furnish its need to help it survive and thrive.

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In order to ensure a lifetime of healthy, vibrant and glowing good looks and a fit body there are certain cornerstones of good lifestyle which you should follow. These are daily cleansing, nutrition, take lots of water, regular detoxification, daily physical activity, controlled exposure to sunlight and sound sleep.

Daily skin care
Skin is daily involved with eliminating toxic waste and dead skin cells hence daily cleansing is must for the beauty of the skin. You should always use a mild, natural cleanser with lots of fats and oils and emollient for keeping the skin moisturized. You should know your skin type (dry/oily/mixed) to know which type of cleanser will best suit your skin. If you apply make-up then all the make-up should be completely removed from the face before going to sleep to prevent the occurrence of clogged pores, blocked tear ducts, blackheads, and potential acne. Washing you face before going to bed should be a part of your daily routine because the natural sebum on your face easily attracts the various atmospheric pollutants, dirt and other harmful substances.

Another point of high degree of significance is accurate evaluation of your skin type so that you can use the correct products meant for your skin type. It should also be kept in mind that your skin type keeps changing with seasons and climate, so regular assessment of skin type should be done to avoid the errors arising due to using the wrong product.

Skin care of oily skin
Some herbal cleanser which have been found to be effective in removing the toxic chemicals and also restoring the optimal pH levels on the face comprise of mild herbal astringents such as yarrow, sage, lemon balm, thyme, lemongrass, rosemary, parsley, or peppermint. Those suffering from oily skin can also use astringent or tea as a final rinse after the bath. They can also use oil removing liquids liberally to remove these excess oil and sebum produced through the day.

A moisturizer is also essential for your skin. Some of the best herbal product to retain the moisture through the day is a light, hydrating herbal hydrosol comprising of lemon balm, geranium, rose, or rosemary. Some herbal elixirs such as thyme elixir have also been beneficial in optimizing the sebum production on the skin.

You can also use clay masks or exfoliating scrubs weekly to clear the skin and to avoid the formation of blackheads, and reduce the appearance of enlarged pores. The scrubs which have been most effective are fruit – acid masks in clearing off the buildup of dead skin cells and also refine the surface of the skin. Herbal facial steams are also beneficial in detoxifying skin and enhance the circulation of blood. The herbs whose use is recommended for this purpose are sage, rosemary, strawberry leaves, yarrow, peppermint, and other astringent herbs.

Skin care of dry skin
People with dry skin should not use soap on their face as it is drying in nature. A moisturizing lotion or creamy cleanser such as finely grounded nuts, oats or seed or a whole milk cleanser should be sued on the facial skin. rose water or glycerin is recommended for use as toner and hydrating solution. Herbal teas like German chamomile, calendula, fennel, lavender, lemon balm, marshmallow root and comfrey root act as wonderful soothing toners. The mild teas can also be used as after bath splash to hydrate dry and sensitive skin. Other hydrating herbal solutions for the dry skin comprise of chamomile, Neroli or lavender mist.

It is very essential to use a moisturizing cream or lotion to keep the skin hydrated and moist. Herbal elixirs can also be used for the purpose of moisturizing. Weekly facial steams can also be sued to hydrate the skin and cleanse the pores of the skin. The herbs used for this purpose are mucilaginous fennel seed, marshmallow root, and comfrey root. Yogurt or fruit acid masks can be used for mild exfoliation of the skin used once weekly. The fruit masks may be made from apple or raspberry pulp. Sugar, oat, nut or seed scrub can also be used for weekly exfoliation to remove the dead cell build up.

Premature wrinkling can also be avoided with the use of night emollient creams or oil base moisturizers at night before going to bed.

Skin care of combination skin
Combination skin is highly prone to damage due to seasonal aggravations. Products to be sue don combination skin should be able to optimize and modulate the production of oil and sebum from the face. Mild, water based and lotion type cleanser should be sued to clean the face, nourishing cleansers which can be efficiently used on combination skins are ground oat, nut, seed, milk or blends of clay, a clear glycerin type or liquid castile soap is appropriate for use in combination skin.

Toners such as gentle vinegar tinctured with herbs like German chamomile, lavender, rosemary, fennel, roses, comfrey root, or calendula efficiently control the extra oil and also moisturize the skin. herbal tea are also used as toner and body splash, Other herbs which are very beneficial in keeping the skin moist and hydrated are rose, lavender, Neroli, rosemary, lemon balm, and chamomile. A mixture of yarrow and glycerin has been specifically useful in the combination skin. Herbal elixirs which are light and useful for both oily and dry skin are used.

Nonabrasive masks are used for exfoliation of the skin. Yogurts, clay, oatmeal, fruit acid mask made from papaya are used for exfoliation. Facials team utilizing herbs like lemon balm, peppermint, rosemary, thyme, lemon peel is used to improve the circulation of the skin.

Skin care for sensitive skin
Sensitive skin is very prone to be affected by changes in the environment. Skin care products, sunlight and alterations in temperature and humidity all are causative factor for the sensitive skin to instantly respond in a negative way.

A light to medium intensity moisturizer should be used on the skin and coarse towels, loofah or brushes should not be used on the sensitive skin. All the care recommendations for dry skin should be used on the delicate skin. all the products used should be mild, nonabrasive and fragrance free.

Taking regular care of the skin is the first step towards maintaining a healthy and radiant skin. Keep checking this space for more information on other facets of skin care!

References
Tourles, S. L. (2007). Organic body care recipes: 175 homemade herbal formulas for glowing skin and a vibrant self. Storey publishing.

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  1. I couldn’t refrain from commenting. Exceptionally well written!

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