Keeping your face clean and clear is simple. You just have to make it a habit to provide your skin with a few things it needs to maintain its health and beauty. Here are 5 tips that I have found to be very helpful when it comes to my skincare routine.
#1 Drink Water
What goes into your body affects your skin. Drinking plenty of water will help keep your skin clear of breakouts and rashes.
#2 Keep your hands away from your face
Your hands are full of germs transferred from all the things you touch throughout the day. Make it a habit to not touch or scratch your face.
#3 Wash your face daily
Washing your face everyday helps avoid breakouts. Find a gentle cleanser that will help clean your pores. I recommend use a cleanser once a day at night or in the morning. Then washing your face again later in the day with just a wash cloth and cold water.
#4 Use a toner
Toner have so many beauty benefits but most of all it help restore your skin over time. So if you are experiencing breakouts, pimples, and dark marks try using a toner everyday and watch how your skin improves overtime.
#5 Treat your skin to a mask
A clay mask or sheet mask makes all the difference in radiant skin. I have made a habit of using a clay mask or hydrating sheet mask once a week to keep my skin poppin’.
Tell me (in the comments) what others tips to do you suggest?
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One of my favorite things to do to my face is using a sheet mask. I mostly use hydrating and detoxifying sheet masks at least once a week. Sheet masks are a convenient way to treat your skin to something refreshing. All you have to do is open the package, lay the mask over your face and wait at least 15 minutes before removing it. The clean up progress is so easy, all you have to do is throw away the packaging and sheet mask when done. These masks are generally inexpensive and favorite brands to use are Miss Spa, Yes To, and Sephora Brand.
Although sheet mask are not expensive I found a way to make them myself. I am a DIY Belle at heart and when I realized there were simple ways to make my own sheet masks, I couldn’t help myself.
In this blog, I will be sharing with you step by step how to make your own sheet mask using natural face cotton compressed facial mask, purchased from Amazon.
Honey n’ Oaks Nourishing Mask
1 tablespoon of Honey
1/2 cup of Plain Oaks
2 cup Hot water
Bowl and Strainer
Compressed sheet mask tablet
This mask is meant to nourish normal to dry skin. Honey is a natural ingredient that will moisturize the skin. Oaks contains natural anti-inflammatory properties to help treat and prevent rashes and irratated skin. Together the 2 natural ingredients will nourish and hydrate your normal to dry skin for beautiful health skin.
Heat 1 cups of water (about 250 degrees) and pour in a mixing bowl
Add 1 tablespoon of honey and 1/2 cup of plain oaks to the hot water
Gentle stir twice and let mixture brew for 5 minutes
Use strainer to drain the oats (you may discard oats after draining)
Leave on face for at least 20 minutes then remove from face and discard sheet mask
Tip: Use it cold or warm.
You can repeat 2-3 times a week, as needed to hydrate and soothe your skin. The remaining solution of this mask can be stored up to 3 months in a cool, dry place. Be sure to keep the jar tightly sealed.
Bonus: You can add a few drops of essential oils if you desire.
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