The first & basic step of skin care routine is cleansing. Cleansing removes dirt, makeup, impurities, excess oil and dead skin. Facial skin is lot more sensitive than the other parts of the body, always be gentle and avoid chemical as much as possible. Face washs available in the market no matter how mild/skin friendly, it contains chemicals which can give you the best temporary results but can show its side effects in the long run.
Natural cleanser might not give you instant results but can give you beautiful flawless skin with time.
4 Natural cleansers that can replace your face wash for good :
- Chickpea flour & Milk : Chickpea flour also known as gram flour or besan is a staple ingredient in India for almost all beauty solution.
How to use it : Take 1 tbsp of chickpea flour and 1/2 tsp of milk on your palms. Mix it and massage it on your face. Massage it for a min like you would with your face wash and wash it off.
- Yogurt: Yogurt contains lactic acid which help dissolve dead skin and tightens pores.
How to use it : Apply yogurt on face. Gently massage it into your skin. Leave it for a minute and wash it off with cold water.
- Honey & Lemon : Honey is an anti oxidant. It will repair your skin and protect from environmental damage.
How to use it : In a bowl, squeeze lemon juice and mix raw honey in it. Apply it on the face and let it set for 2 mins. Before washing it off, massage your skin. Pat dry your skin with a tissue.
- Oil : Oil penetrates deep into your skin and rejuvenate it. Choose an oil of your choice, coconut / olive / castor / jojoba.
How to use it : Take generous amount of oil and massage it on your face for a minute or 2. Place a hot towel on the face and enjoy the steam. With a help of a clean towel or cotton pad clean off the excess oil.
So when are you ditching your facewash?
Invest in your skin today to get compliments tomorrow!!