In today’s busy life where people hardly have time to even breath properly, most of us don’t pay much attention to self-care. Everyone would love to have fresh, spotless and clear skin, but they have a notion it takes a lot of time and maybe money, which is not really true. There are some simple tips and tricks that can help you in getting the best results.
Here I’ve come up with 15 simple and effective ways to add to your daily skincare routine. These 15 skincare secrets if followed patiently and consistently by you, won’t result in disappointment. So, give it a try!
1. Drink warm water
Drinking warm water daily can be beneficial not only for your health but also for your skin. It helps to increase your body temperature which releases toxins from your body and prevents the growth of acne. If you want a youthful looking face, then you must add this habit in your skincare routine.
2. Avoid too much coffee
Too much consumption of coffee and alcohol dehydrate your skin and deprive the skin cells of moisture which leads to puffiness and fine lines around your eyes.
3. Rice water and mask
Did you know that rice water can be used as a great toner for your skin? If you didn’t, now you know. Take some rice in a bowl and add water into it. Dip a cotton pad into the mixture and start applying it gently on a clear face. It helps in tightening your skin, reducing pores and keeps your skin bright and smooth. To spice up the things you can apply a rice mask after this. It will leave you with fresh and radiant skin. So, don’t forget to try this skincare secret recipe to get an awesome skin.
4. Steam your face
Steaming your face helps in opening up the pores and remove the dirt that is buildup in your skin by deeper cleanse. It also softens blackheads, making it easy to remove. Wash your face gently before steaming which will ensure that your pores will open wide during the process.
Exfoliation helps in the removal of dead skin cells and can be very beneficial in improving the effectiveness of your daily skincare routine. The pores that get blocked due to the build-up of dead and dry skin cells which leads to acne can be opened with the help of regular exfoliating. It also increases the skin renewal process making the way for more clear and healthy skin.
6. Ginseng tea
The roots and leaves of the ginseng plant are known for its antioxidant and energy-supporting properties. It contains phytonutrients which makes it a very good anti-aging ingredient. Drinking this magical tea on a regular basis will help in toning and brightening your skin. So, try out this secret skincare routine to see the result.
7. Double cleanse
Double cleansing is a very popular skin care routine used in the Korean beauty world. It removes the oil and sweat from your skin that may get produced overnight and also any other remaining products from the night before. The first cleanser removes all the dirt and excess oils, leaving you with clear skin. The second step or we can say the second cleanser helps to hydrate your skin, making it smooth and acne free.
8. Wear sun protection
Yes, use sunscreen all the time. You all know how sun rays can affect your skin in many ways. Using sunscreen also helps in keeping your complexion even. Sun damage can lead to uneven skin tones and brown spots on your face. Wearing sun protection can help in reducing these effects.
9. Fuller’s earth
This mineral rich clay, also known as Multani mitti in India can do wonders for your skin. Take two tablespoons of fuller’s earth on a bowl and mix it with rose water. Apply this mixture on your face and leave it for 15-20 minutes, until it’s completely dry. Rinse it off with cold water and pat dry. Use it once in a week to get the best results. This magical and secret skincare recipe helps in removing excess sebum, removes dirt, prevents blackheads and whiteheads, giving you a fresh, bright and glowing skin.
10. Tea bags
Steep two green bags in hot water for one minute and then chill it in the refrigerator. Once it is chilled place one tea bag over each closed eyelid. Leave it for 5-10 minutes. This will help you in getting rid of puffy eyes.
11. Coconut water
Coconut is filled with vitamin C, which helps in reducing pigmentations. Drinking unsweetened coconut water in the morning can be very beneficial for your skin. Apart from this, coconut water also has antifungal and antibacterial properties. Coconut water with some honey can also work as a perfect toner for your skin. It moisturizes your skin and also lightens your complexion.
12. Papaya mask
Papaya contains the proteolytic enzyme papain which makes it very effective in treating acne problems. Even it’s skin and leaves contain some enzymes that can help in reducing scars and blemishes. Apply a thick pulp of ripe papaya as a face mask and leave it for around 15-20 minutes. Using this mask on a regular basis will give you a glowing, fair and smooth skin.
13. Face Slap
Wait a second. What, face slap? Yes, the addition of this simple therapy in your skin care routine can do wonders for your skin. This helps in better blood circulation, giving you plumper looking skin and reduces wrinkles. It stimulates the production of collagen, giving you a supple skin.
Take your”beauty sleep” to the next level by using a nice sleep mask while sleeping at night. Using a sleep mask allows your skin to absorb nutrients overnight and helps in getting a more fresh and clear face when you wake up in the morning. It is considered as an essential part of the skincare routine by many people as it moisturizes your skin overnight and prevents a dull and tired face when you wake up.
15. Eat a healthy diet
The type of food you eat eventually has an effect on your skin. A proper healthy diet helps you in looking and feeling your best. It is very necessary to eat plenty of fruits, whole grains, vegetables and proteins to keep both your body as well as skin health. According to some researches diet rich in fish oil supplements and refined carbohydrates helps in promoting more youthful skin. Also, drink plenty of water throughout the day to keep your body hydrated.