While appearing good is considered mandatory by most ladies the world over, it’s equally true that not all can afford to spend a hefty lump-sum for facial and other beauty treatments at the parlor every fortnight/month. As such in-between the long intervals for beauty treatment sessions at the beauty parlor, many ladies choose to do facial at home by themselves. The masks and scrubs are generally home-prepared out of natural ingredients like sandalwood powder, turmeric powder, rose water and so on. Read on if you too wish to do facial at home.
Advantages of Home Facial
- You do not have to spend a fortune at the parlor. The masks and scrubs for facial can be made at home by natural food ingredients.
- Home facial are not so time-consuming. A lot of women wear the home-prepared facial masks and also keep on with their chores to save time.
- Since natural ingredients used for making the masks and scrubs, they are not harmful to the skin at all.
Things to Remember Prior Making Home Facial Scrubs & Masks
The facial mask that you prepare at home should be as per your skin type. For this, you need to first recognize what type of skin you have. For instance, your skin is oil if it gets sticky, oily, itchy etc when you go out in the sun. In such a situation, you must not only those natural ingredients that are oil-based like oil, milk cream etc. in the homemade facemask you prepare. The same rule applies to other skin types also.
Your skin is dry if it gets very dry and irritable in windy weather. In this case, you need to use natural ingredients that are oil-based like milk-cream, honey, etc. in the homemade face mask. On the contrary, if your skin becomes only fairly dry in windy weather and also not very clammy and irritable during warm conditions, then you probably have a natural / normal / neutral skin. This particular skin type requires less maintenance in comparison to oily and dry ones.
Home Facial Recipes for Different Skin Types
- Home Facial Recipe for Oily skin
People who have an oily skin should use the milk of Magnesia. The good part is that it’s very simple to use and works wonder for the skin. All you have to do is massage it thoroughly, but gently all over the face. Keep it on for around five to 10 minutes and then rinse it off with lukewarm water. Pat dry with a soft dry towel.
- Home Facial Recipe for Neutral / Normal Skin
Here’s a fine home facial recipe for you if you have a neutral / normal skin. Take one egg, half a cup of cooked instant oatmeal and just a teaspoon of olive oil and blend together to prepare a mixture. Apply it on the face, let it dry and then rinse it off with normal water.
- Home Facial Recipe for Dry Skin
Take one egg yolk, a spoonful of honey, a teaspoon of olive oil and again another teaspoon of vitamin E oil or baby oil (optional), if you have a dry skin or when your skin feels dry any day. Apply the mixture on your face and leave it on for 10 to 15 minutes. After this, rinse it off with lukewarm water and pat dry thoroughly with a towel.