Having good skin is maybe something you are born with, but maintaining the quality of skin against ageing, the onslaught of pollutants and dust mingled with humidity and killer UV rays is a real challenge but where there is a will, there is a way! If you want to commit to a good skin care regimen, it doesn’t have to come at a huge cost. With the right ingredients, you can get the best facial treatments at home and be the envy of the town.
You can either go totally organic by using stuff from the kitchen or you could purchase over the counter products and pamper yourself in the convenience of your own abode. Either way, getting facial treatment in singapore isn’t restricted to spas and clinics.
Start off all experiments by giving your skin a good wash, preferably with warm water, as this helps clean up and open pores making them more receptive to the ingredients being applied.
- A great natural yet gentle exfoliant is oatmeal. Mix oatmeal with milk and gently massage it on your skin for a few minutes to eliminate dead skin cells, remove all sorts of obstinate impurities and leave your skin supple. It’s a great mask on its own but you may follow up with another mask afterwards as you now have a clean palette to work with.
- Honey is a very versatile product and can be used on its own to moisturise, brighten and clarify or in combination with other ingredients to target various skin issues.
For example, when 1 tbsp of honey is combined with 1 tsp lemon, the purpose is to lighten facial hair.
Mix in 1/3 cup papaya with equal quantity cocoa, 3 tsp oatmeal and 3 tsp heavy cream with ¼ cup honey, apply to face for 10 minutes and you have an anti-aging mask that also balances your skin’s pH value while healing existing skin blemishes. It is excellent for those with acne prone and oily skin.
2 tablespoons of honey, avocado flesh and 1 egg yolk put together produces a mask good for dry skin. It tightens skin, has a lightening effect and makes for a great moisturiser. Leave on for at least 30 minutes or longer before rinsing off for the best results.
- You’ve probably heard of the benefits of vitamin C for fighting of damage related to ageing and sun damage. It also helps tighten pores and brighten your skin. So take 2 teaspoons of orange juice and 2 tablespoons of baking soda, mix together and apply on your face for 10-20 minutes. As the mask solidifies, wash off gently. This helps get rid of blackheads and is pretty great for acne-prone skin.
- Creams with vitamin C & E, antioxidants, hyaluronic acid and collagen boosters are pretty savvy investments which you can apply to skin after exfoliation. Putting a warm wet towel on top of the mask applied increases its absorption into your skin. More power to you!