Facials are skin treatments that are designed to exfoliate, cleanse, and moisturize the skin of the face. There are several types of facials that are designed for different purposes, such as masks for hydrating, healing, lightening, revitalizing, and cleansing. While they are normally performed at spas and beauty parlors, you can also make your own homemade facials, either as part of your regular hygiene and skin-care ritual, or as a fun way to spend a night or weekend with friends.
Is the stress starting to show on your face? One of the best ways to beat this is taking an hour out to focus on yourself and take care of your skin with a facial. One of the better ways to do it is at home, without worrying about shelling out some big bucks or getting an appointment at a good spa.
Add hydration back into rough, dry skin with this moisturizing mask. And thanks to soothing ingredients, like honey and yogurt, your skin will feel incredibly soft and plump—if a little sticky. Just rinse well around the hairline.
There isn't much a good face mask can't cure. They're just as amazing at taking the stress out of a crappy day in the office as they are at banishing unsightly parched patches, minimising pores and zapping blemishes. But instead of raiding the Selfridges beauty hall for your next mask fix, you might want to look a little closer to home. We have a refreshing face mask tutorial coming at you tomorrow made with TMR Colloidal Silver and activated charcoal.
Here are six of our favorite facials that you should try at home. Before each one, gently cleanse and exfoliate unless otherwise noted for the best results. How it works: Resveratrol, a powerful antioxidant found primarily in red wine but also in smaller amounts in white, may help to repair the damage caused by sun exposure that can lead to wrinkles and sagging, according to a growing body of scientific research.
Some of the most popular facial scrubs cost a lot of money. It's all stuff you can get for pennies and most of it may already be in your kitchen. So why not make your own?
Oh, face masks, let us count the ways we love thee: 1. Really lazy. Which means we don't have the desire or the money to run to Sephora every week for new face masks. So, when you want to give your skin some TLC, but can't bring yourself to leave the vicinity of your kitchen, try these mask recipes that come courtesy of three food- and skincare experts.
Store-bought skin care products are loaded with chemicals and can be downright expensive. Make these 10 homemade natural skin care recipes instead. In fact, many department-store and drugstore brands of skin care products are packed full of harsh chemicals, toxic ingredients, artificial colors and more.