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A radiant face is a sign that the skin is healthy. Traditional medicine has been used herbal remedies in skin care for centuries. Herbs really work great for skin health, especially if it has certain problems.
Oily skin tends to have problems like acne or blackheads so it often needs special care. The right choice of herbs can help reduce any problem associated with acne. The most important step to keep oily skin in a good condition is toning. Commercial skin care products can give immediate effect due to its rich chemical composition. But herbal remedies to treat oily skin are the healthiest and most effective choice.
If you think that you might need special ingredients to prepare face wash – you are completely mistaken. You can get all necessary components for that at any drugstore with pleasant price tag. Follow simple tips and pamper yourself with natural skin care product.
DIY Natural Face Wash Recipe
- Oak Bark – 1 tablespoon
- Sage – 1 teaspoon
- Eucalyptus – 1 teaspoon
- Sandalwood Oil – 3 drops
How to Make Natural Face Wash? First, put all dried herbs into a bowl and pour them with hot water. Take the bowl aside and let the herbs infuse for 30 minutes. Then, drain the mixture and let it cool down. Pour it into a any bottle and store it in a fridge. You can use herbal wash for 3-4 days but after that you have to prepare a new mixture. It is possible to use face wash during the day as much as you want only if you don’t have any allergy to its components.
Homemade Face Wash Benefits
Oak Bark to Remove Oily Skin is widely used in skin care in the form of lotion, masks and toner. It is an open secret that oak bark has a beneficial astringent effect on the skin, cleanse and tightens pores and reduces sebum secretion (this is so necessary for oily skin!). It helps eliminate wrinkles, making the skin firm and elastic and improving facial contours. Regular use of oak bark helps restore skin elasticity, relieve inflammation, increases the water holding capacity of the skin and improves the complexion and skin texture. Due to its healing properties which can eliminate skin rashes and irritation, oak bark is recommended to treat oily and prone to acne skin.
Oak bark is one of my favorite natural remedy to prevent dandruff and stop hair loss. Learn more in article: Oak Bark Hair Masks & Rinse. Home Treatment for Dandruff
Sage to Get Rid of Pimples & Blackheads Except medical purposes, sage is very popular in cosmetology. Excellent results are obtained by treatment of sage for acne. It possesses antibacterial properties and usually applied in the form of medicinal ointments and balms. Sage leaf extract reduces inflammation in the skin pores and normalizes the sebaceous glands. All this leads to a reduction of possible pimples and eliminates the appearance of acne.
Sage is suitable for oily and combination skin types and problem skin prone to acne and blackheads. Also it is used to tone and nourish the skin.
Eucalyptus to Reduce Large Pores Eucalyptus extract has antiviral, antibacterial and antiseptic effect. Its unique composition allows it not only to cleanse the skin and relieve irritation or any inflammation but saturate skin with useful substances as well. Eucalyptus is an excellent antiseptic. Therefore, it is used as an active component in facial creams, gels, foams for washing, intended to solve skin problems like acne and pimples. Eucalyptus can successfully prevent the appearance of acne, herpes, fungus and warts.
In addition, eucalyptus is useful not only for its anti-bacterial properties. It contains components that affect the cell metabolism. This is particularly valuable in terms of skin cell update. In addition, tanning properties of eucalyptus contribute to the proper sebum production and narrowing pores.
Sandalwood Oil to Improve Skin Tone It is interesting that sandalwood oil gained its popularity in Chinese medicine, but in other countries it plays a leading role in the manufacture of cosmetics and perfumes.
Sandalwood is used in cosmetics for skin care, hair and nails. It is particularly effective in the composition of antibacterial agents and cosmetic preparations for oily skin type. It effectively eliminates acne, soothes and regenerates the epidermal cells. Essential oil of sandalwood perfectly struggling with sagging skin, smooths fine wrinkles. It has excellent anti-aging effect, improves the skin tone, tightens and refreshes the facial contours. Regular use of sandalwood oil has a beneficial effect on the skin – it acquires a natural healthy look.
Various methods of using herbs including making natural cleanser or lotion can contribute much to the skin complexion improvement but good results can be achieved only if you know rules of applying herbs.
Herbs can be chosen according to your particular skin type. If you have dry skin – there is special post of herbal face wash recipe: Herbal Face Wash Recipe. Making Peace with Dry Skin
Tips to Use Herbs Properly
- Most herbs contain enough active ingredients and therefore if you select the wrong recipe or prepare in a wrong way – it can cause skin irritation and other unpleasant side effects. To avoid this, you need to test herbal infusion on the wrist just to make sure you don’t have any allergy.
- Diseases of the circulatory system, fresh scars on the face are direct contraindications to the use of herbal masks, lotions or toners. Cosmetic procedures and treatments to rejuvenate the face (for example, recent plastic surgery) are also temporary contraindications to the use of herbs.
- Infusions and herbal facials should be to used immediately. They will be useful for the youth and beauty of the skin up to three days, provided they are stored in the fridge.
- Herbal masks, lotions and toners can be used every three to four days (a course may include 10-15 procedures).
- Herbal masks, lotions and toners give their biologically active trace elements to skin cells within an hour, so leaving it on the skin longer does not make sense.
Always stay beautiful!