Washing your face seems simple, well you have been doing it all your life and if your face is still there, so you have to have got it right, correct? Your face is the first thing people notice about you, so you do want to definitely want it to look its best. Here are some tips for washing your face:
Make sure your hands are clean: You cannot clean your face with dirty hands, So, wash your hands first, then wash your face.
Use only lukewarm water: For best results, make sure the water is not too hot or too cold.
Wash face twice a day: Face washing once in the morning and once at night is a good routine especially for those with acne-prone skin. Washing in the morning refreshes your face and cleanses away bacteria that may have grown in the night, while washing at night is important for removing sweat, dirt and makeup from your skin.
So, now that we know washing face is beauty must to do, do we use herbs for face or soaps or face washes.
There are lot of herbs that can be used to wash your face like, lavender, neem, calendula. The easiest way to use herbs on your facial skin is with an herbal steam.
Soaps is a no go. but, have you ever wondered why washing our face with soap is bad? When the pH scale shows 7, it is neutral. Anything below that is acidic and above it is alkaline. Our skin’s pH balance is generally between 4 and 6.5, even when the skin is very oily. Soap is extremely alkaline, can disrupt your skin’s normal pH balance.
For an oily face look for face washes with salicylic acid and if you have dry skin look for moisturizing ingredients like aloe, glycerine, and Vitamin E. If you have a sensitive skin, then look for face washes that are alcohol-free and fragrance-free.
Natural and herbal face washes will leave your skin clean, fresh and nourished. Here are some home herbal remedies that are suitable for different skin types:
Milk: Is good for all skin types. Use raw(not boiled) milk.
Gram flour and Turmeric : For oily skin. Using milk to make a paste will help to nourish the skin.
Honey and Yogurt: For dry skin.
Rosewater: Good for all skin types, best used at night before going to bed.
These home remedies with Ayurvedic massage are sure to leave your face well-nourished and radiating.
Here are some natural face washes you can find:
Sandal wood extract present in this face wash fills the pores and results in instant fairness.
This face wash is gentle and oil free and thoroughly removes impurities and treats the skin leaving it soft and clean.
This face wash with Honey, Haldi, Aritha, Daruhaldi as key ingredients are ideal for keeping harmful effects of Pollution away.