Did you know that when it comes to some TLC our skin needs, there are skin care hacks and there are organic skin care hacks?
What’s the difference you may ask.
Organic skin care hacks use natural ingredients like plant extracts, essential oils, vitamins, and minerals. So you’re sure it’s effective, safe and gentle on skin and kind to the environment.
Here are ways you can care for your skin the natural way.
Tea Tree Oil Treat. Its antibacterial properties help kill bacteria and prevent pimples and other skin blemishes from appearing. It also unclogs your pores and keeps it free from dirt and bacteria. Plus is smells amazing. To use, put 1-2 drops of tea tree oil (100% pure and organic please) on a cotton ball. Then dilute it with a couple drops of a carrier oil (like coconut, olive of jojoba oil). You can also saturate it with purified water. Then dap it on your pimples, zits or trouble spots.
Turmeric turns on the brightness. If your skin looks drab, dull and blah lately then you need a skin fix-me upper! Turmeric is known to help enhance skin tone and revive it to reveal it’s natural healthy glow. You can make a turmeric face mask by adding 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder to 2 tablespoons of ground oats. Then add in 3 tablespoons of milk and a teaspoon of honey. Apply it on your face then rinse off after a few minutes.
Your face is hungry for chocolate. There’s a great bronzer right in your kitchen pantry Organic cocoa powder is rich in antioxidants and helps repair your skin. It also minimizes redness and inflammation caused by acne and boosts skin’s elasticity. Mix organic cocoa powder with a bit of cinnamon and powdered sugar or baby powder. Adjust the amount of cocoa powder depending on your skin tone. Experiment with certain amounts and pick one that gives you the perfect glow.
Wake up to this coffee scrub. Coffee is a great exfoliator and is loaded with antioxidants. It sloughs away dry, dead skin and pesky lines to reveal the inner glow within. To make this scrub, combine 3 tablespoons of fresh coffee ground with 1 tablespoon of a natural oil like coconut or olive oil. Then add 1 tablespoon of brown sugar. Massage it onto your face using gentle, circular motions, then rinse off with warm water.
Get your honey to clean your face. Honey is a natural exfoliant which gets rid of dead skin without being harsh or abrasive. It’s also a moisturizer which leaves skin soft and smooth. And, it’s a natural antiseptic which removes toxins and kills acne-causing bacteria. To cleanse your face, first spray it with water. Then pour ½ teaspoon of raw honey on your palm. Too thick? Add a few drops of water. Then gently massage it into your skin in circular motions. Rinse off with warm water.
Taking care of your skin the natural way is a great way to bring out your natural beauty. For all natural treatment to fade dark spots and bring out your healthy glow, use Gleamin Vitamin C Clay Mask.