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Skin cleansing with homemade products – step by step

by Alivia Nyhan
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The skin is the part of the body most exposed and prone to getting dirty and full of bacteria, especially that of our face. Throughout the day, there are many external agents that impact our skin, making it dirty, let alone if we use makeup. Removing make-up or washing your face in the morning is not enough, we should perform a deeper skin cleansing from time to time so that our skin is free of impurities. When you cleanse more deeply, you are removing not only dirt from the most superficial part of the skin, but you are also cleaning layers that are a little deeper. Deep skin cleansing helps remove sebum and bacteria buildup and can prevent many impurities or even diminish or eliminate them. You don’t have to go to a center for it, how to clean your skin at home with natural products.

Benefits of skin cleansing

Cleaning the face once or twice a day is not enough and removing makeup or washing the face at night only when we wear makeup, it is not. Properly cleaning the skin of our face is essential to keep it cared for and protected. Most of the time, we only pay attention to moisturizers, but cleanliness is just as important as hydration.

A skin cleansing makes the dermis free of impurities and can breathe better, in addition to that the pores are not clogged due to dirt and accumulated oil, which will help to reduce or even close them.

Some of the benefits of a face wash are:

  • Helps regulate fat secretion.
  • Eliminates dead skin cells.
  • Prevents pores from clogging and forming blackheads , pimples and pimples.
  • It fights free radicals that accelerate aging, thereby helping to maintain a youthful complexion.
  • Cleaning is essential for subsequent treatments (creams, masks, etc.) to penetrate better.
  • Avoid skin infections, since it eliminates the bacteria that have been able to adhere to it.

Ideally, perform a more in-depth skin cleansing at least once a month. Without forgetting, of course, to wash our face every day, both during the day and at night, and remove make-up as soon as we get home.

Guidelines for doing a homemade skin cleansing step by step

As we have said, the ideal is to combine several types of cleaning. On a day-to-day basis, it will be enough to wash your face in the morning and at night and remove make-up if you have used make-up.

In the morning, cold water will help you refresh and activate circulation and at night, you can opt for warm water that relaxes and helps to dilate the pores, in this way, when you apply the moisturizer it will penetrate better. It is important to use moisturizer both before and after putting on makeup. Use a specific make-up remover for the eyes and another for the face, since the eyes and lips tend to be more oily.

Once a month, spend a little more time doing a deep facial cleansing. In this case, you can follow the following steps:

  1. First, wash your face thoroughly with warm water to, as we have said, open the pores and make the subsequent treatments penetrate better.
  2. To wash your face well, you can use olive oil. It is a very powerful home remedy to thoroughly cleanse the face. In addition to removing impurities, it will help your skin to be much softer and smoother. Don’t panic if you have oily skin, since olive oil is for all skin types, believe it or not. You can also use it as a make-up remover by pouring a few drops on a cotton ball.
  3. After cleansing, comes exfoliation. In this article, we will discover some homemade scrubs that you can prepare at home with natural products. To exfoliate, use your fingers and make circles all over the face from the inside out, giving a little massage.
  4. After exfoliating, the skin is in perfect condition to apply the mask. You can apply one or different ones for each area of ​​the face, for example, one in the T zone (forehead, nose and chin) which is usually more oily, another on the cheeks … This depends on each type of skin and what you want achieve (more hydration, elimination of impurities, etc.)
  5. After the mask, it is time to close the pores by applying some type of toner.
  6. And finally, hydration with a good moisturizer. Even if you have oily skin , hydration is essential. You can also substitute it, or apply it together, with an essential oil such as rosehip , which is regenerating, or almond oil, which is moisturizing.

Home exfoliation

There are several types of scrubs you can do, and they are all going to be just as good for your face. Some that you can prepare with homemade and natural products are:

  • Honey and sugar scrub. Mix 2 tablespoons of sugar with one of honey and you will obtain a paste that you can apply with circles on the face and exfoliate the skin.
  • Oatmeal, yogurt and lemon. Mix half a bottle of plain yogurt, 1 tablespoon of flaked oats and 1 tablespoon of lemon juice.
  • Coffee scrub. Mix half a cup of ground coffee together with a tablespoon of sugar and two tablespoons of oil (olive, almond …).

Facial masks for a homemade skin cleansing

There are many homemade masks that you can prepare for cleaning your face. In this case, we show you three types of mask to achieve different results:

  • Egg and honey mask to rejuvenate. This mask will help to firm your skin and feel much smoother. You only need to mix an egg white (only the white) with a tablespoon of honey and apply it on the face with a brush or with your hands. Let it act for 15 minutes and remove it with warm water.
  • Hydrating yogurt and honey mask. With this mask, in addition to hydrating, you will get clean and fresh skin in a few minutes. You just have to mix 1 natural yogurt with 2 tablespoons of honey. Let it act for 20 minutes for best results. Afterwards, rinse with lukewarm water. In this other article, you can see other recipes to make a honey mask for the face .
  • Mask for oily skin. A cucumber and lemon mask is ideal for a homemade skin cleanse for oily skin. In this case, you must crush half a cucumber and mix it with the juice of a lemon, as well as an egg white. Cucumber and lemon are great for fighting fat. The egg white can add consistency to the mask and will also help to tighten the skin.

Natural products to close the pores on the face

And, finally, when cleaning your skin at home, before moisturizing your face, you have to close the pores again with a toner. Teas are good home remedies to use as tonics.

The green tea is very good for the skin because it helps desinflamarla and fights acne. It can be a good home remedy to close pores if you apply cold green tea bags to your face. You can also make the tea and let it cool. Keep in mind that to close the pores, we need what we apply to be cold, since it is a vasoconstrictor. Thus, whatever tea you are going to apply, let it cool beforehand.

Use some cotton pads to spread it over the face or, as we have said, apply the bags directly on the face. Then rinse with warm water and you’re done.

This article is merely informative, at FastlyHeal .com we do not have the power to prescribe medical treatments or make any type of diagnosis. We invite you to see a doctor in the case of presenting any type of condition or discomfort.

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