Saturday, February 25, 2012

How Homemade Face Scrubs Can Save You Money And Avoid The Harmful Chemicals Of Shop-Bought Cosmetics

Using homemade face scrubs is the essential first step in our daily skin care routine. The dirt that builds up on our skin in the form of grime, make up, facial sebum, sunscreen, smoke, exhaust fumes, etc., clogs pores and gives our skin that greying, dull look. Throughout the day, it is hard not to frequently touch our faces, adding to the general build up of grime that clogs our pores.

Your skin needs to breathe and also needs help to slough off the old skin cells and remove the clogging dirt. A face scrub will remove the grime and dead skin cells, leaving your skin ready to be nourished with a facial mask.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Honey for Skin

If you are tired of trying all sorts of artificial skin care products out there, then you are in the right place. Natural is the way to go. That is why Honey is such a popular item when it comes to natural skin care. This natural product is not only used for skin care, but is also used for other health benefits. Honey is known to improve immunity, sooth sore throats, help heal infected lesions, etc. It is commonly used because of its anti-bacterial properties. Honey can help fight inflammations, which is the reason why people use honey to sooth sore throats. While honey is fighting the inflammation, it is also utilizing its anti-bacterial function to fight any kind of infections. There are many recipes out there that features honey as its main ingredients, such as facial masks, facial toners, body washes, and shampoo. It is an inexpensive natural remedy. This article will concentrate mainly on its effectiveness on skin.