Summer is coming and it’s getting hotter and hotter. Time to grab some ice in your fridge – not for eating this time, but for your skin! This hack would totally freshen up your hot, sweaty day, and at the same time treat your skin wonders. Relief the skin with ice cubes. There are many beneficial aspects that ice could do to your body and skin.
What’s good about ice?
Ice could be seen as the beauty secret to preserve beauty and refresh complexions for decades. This cold therapy could help to minimize pores – ice helps to unclog pores from debris and excess sebum. Hence, enlarged pores would appear to be tightened and shrank in size. Ice could be an alternative for pore primer as it minimises the appearance of enlarged pores, making the skin beneath the makeup looks smooth and flawless. It also helps to prevent premature aging and formation of wrinkles. As refreshing as it could get, ice also promotions blood circulation– which reduces swelling or inflammation giving a healthier appearance for the skin. As ice helps to reduce swelling or inflammation, ice could also be used to control blemishes, reducing the redness and soothes irritated acne.
Ways to “Freeze” Ice
Cucumber and Honey Cubes
Cucumber is a natural skin moisturiser and gently cleans the skin.
Add cucumber puree with honey and a squeeze of lemon juice. Mix well and pour the mixture into an ice tray. Freeze in a freezer. To use, rub the cube over your face and neck, let it sit for 5 – 10 minutes and rinse off.
Green Tea Cubes
This recipe is perfect for the eyes. Green tea contains anti-oxidants that soothes under eye area. The caffeine in tea will reduce swelling, treating your puffy eyes.
With brewed green tea, let the drink cool and pour it into an ice tray. To use, apply a cube on under eye areas.
The easiest and cheapest recipe EVER! Water will improve blood circulation and tightens your skin! Best way to start off your day.
Simply freeze water in an ice tray.
How great are these recipes, cools you down and gives life to your skin!