Most of the skin care products that we use nowadays are filled with toxins that may address a skin issue fast but can have negative effects in the long run. Another problem with this kind of skin care routine is that the toxins can build up inside of us over time which can affect our health. Is there no other way for you to treat your skin without having to worry about harmful side effects?
The good news is that there are ways in which you can care for your skin without worrying about toxins building up inside you. As a matter of fact, these recommendations can work much better compared to the commercial products and the best part is that they are cheaper too. Here are some examples that you should try out.
Sea salt and oil. Oily skin can be further exacerbated if you use the wrong skin care product. It has been suggested that to reduce the amount of oil that your skin is producing, you should exfoliate your skin to reveal healthy skin underneath. Now scrubbing your skin too much can strip your skin of its natural oils which can make your skin produce more oil. A better option would be to ditch the commercially made scrubs and simply mix some sea salt with your choice of either olive or almond oil. Once these two are mixed, apply on your skin and scrub in a circular motion. Keep in mind to just do a gentle scrub to remove those dirt that are clogging your pores.
Coconut oil. This wonder oil is a must-have in any beauty regimen because it has plenty of benefits to offer. First things first, coconut oil has the ability to moisturize the skin from deep within. Second, it can speed up the healing process of your skin too so that fine lines and wrinkles won’t be too prominent. Third, it can kill off any bacteria or fungus that might be growing in your skin. And fourth, you can use it to remove your makeup and you will be able to get a much better result too.
Castor oil. Another ingredient that you should consider for your skin care routine is castor oil. This particular oil can be used by any skin type and will work great as cleansing for your skin. To use this ingredient, combine ¼ castor oil and ¾ olive or almond oil and apply it on your skin to cleanse it. You can adjust the amount of the ingredients as you see fit.
Aloe vera. You’re lucky if you have an aloe vera plant in your garden because its gel has plenty of health benefits to provide you with. You can harvest the gel and use it on your skin when you’ve burnt it because of overexposure to the sun. It is also great for healing wounds and for reducing inflammation, preventing bacteria from getting into exposed wounds, and so much more. You can even use it to moisturize your skin and it can even help your skin to become smoother and healthier too.
Oats. You can also use colloidal oatmeal to treat any skin irritation that you may be having such as rashes, dry skin, eczema, and the like. Even the FDA approved colloidal oatmeal as a good skin care treatment because the proteins and lipids present can rejuvenate your skin cells. You can use this oat for your bath and face treatments. Keep in mind, though, that colloidal oats are different than the ones that you use in your breakfast.