In summer, skin starts to change and react to the condition. Your skin probably gets oilier, breakouts are more common and likely to appear, your skin lacks moisture and therefore gets drier. Sometimes you even cannot hydrate your skin by drinking water or healthy eating. If you live in a hot environment or you are now in hot season, a very simple yet effective way to enhance your skin care is using the ice cube skin care for tightening and pores shrinking while hydrating the skin. Ice cube skin care can help to soothe pimples, sunburn and skin inflammation. Ice cube also reduces redness and swelling and consequently numbs the pain.
If you want to benefit more, then put 5 minutes time and some work to teat yourself for few days!
Fill the ice cube tray with WATER or one the following ingredients:
Pure water and fresh lemon juice ice cube skin care
lemon is antibacterial and helps you to treat acne. It is also rich in vitamin C and citric acid and as a result it can brighten and lighten your skin over time.
Add few drops of fresh lemon juice into water and let it freeze. Rube the ice cube on your skin for few seconds and then let your skin absorb the moist and lemon juice slowly. Keep in mind that citric acid in lemon can be harmful to the scars or injured skin. If you just shaved your skin or have open scars, do not apply this ice cube skin care.
Green tea and fresh lemon juice ice cube skin care
A very popular ice cube skin care is using green tea. Green tea is rich in antioxidant. Therefore, it delays skin aging or signs such as expression lines and wrinkles. It also has anti-inflammatory properties.
Add a teaspoon of fresh lemon juice into a cup of green tea. Pour it into the ice cube tray and let it freeze. Rub the ice cube on your skin specially under eyes to get ride of dark circle and bags.
Aloe Vera gel ice cube skin care
Aloe Vera contains Auxin and Gibberellins hormones. These two hormones have wound healing and anti inflammatory properties and reduce skin inflammation. Giberellin acts as a growth hormone stimulating the growth of new cells.
Take a fresh Aloe Vera leaf, cut it and remove the gel from the skin. Add the gel into a blender to make a liquid gel. Fill the ice cube tray with this gel and let it freeze. This ice cube skin care is very beneficial specially after a sun bath or sunburn.
Cucumber and fresh lemon juice ice cube skin care
Cucumber has skincare benefits since it includes vitamin C and caffeic acid and both fight to reduce inflamed or irritated skin. In addition, cucumber is very hydrating because of the high water content. In addition, the peel of cucumber contains silica, which firms up sagging skin.
Add a cucumber, a cup of water and fresh lemon juice to a blender. Fill the ice cube tray with it and let it freeze.
Pure water and rose water ice cube skin care
Rose water has anti-inflammatory properties and can also help to reduce the redness of irritated skin, get rid of acne and dermatitis as well as eczema. Rose water is a great cleanser. Consequently it aids in removing oil and dirt accumulated in pores.
Add few drops of rose water in your ice cube tray and let it freeze. This ice cube skin care lead you to a smooth skin during summer.
Now check your skin carefully and choose one of these treatments for your skin type and need.