Hey yo KOKOBeauties, as you have always known, there is no room to waste money unnecessarily on beauty items and products which are most times chemical filled and unnatural when you can treat yourself to a soothing facials and smooth skin solutions from your own refrigerator or the corners of your kitchen.
There are so many natural solutions, scrubs, face masks, cleansers and other beauty items you can expend your energy and time on from the confines of your home that are not only less expensive to achieve but are so effective and do not take too much time.
Today, we will be looking at 10 of those beauty items. – cleansers – but before we go ahead, note these tips necessary for your beauty:
1. It is important to note that when drying your face/skin after applying or washing off face masks and cleansers, you should not scrub it but pat dry.
2. Ensure that you use clean and soft towels in drying the face do as not to get bacteria and germs on the face just cleansed. After cleansing, the pores are usually opened to allow whatever you apply after sink in, so imagine using a dirty towel, you will be locking in more germs on the skin.
3. Whenever you are using Apple Cider Vinegar as a beauty item, it should always be diluted and never be applied directly to skin.Now, the 10 cleansers you can make from the comfort of your home
1. Apple Cider Vinegar ACV Cleanser: ACV is a long time beauty ingredient and is known for its diverse usage (culinary, wounds treatment and more). A key ingredient is the malic acid, which is a good exfoliator for the skin. To make a natural toner, simply mix 1 part apple cider vinegar with 2 parts water, and shake well. Apply to a clean face with a cotton ball or pad. Once your skin dries, apply your usual daily moisturizer.
Note that there are different types of vinegar – apple cider is the most recommended one for beauty purposes.2. Coconut Oil Cleanser: the unique combination of natural fats in coconut oil makes it a very useful skin treatment item. It helps to fight acne, hydrating the skin and serves as an antimicrobial agent which stops the growth of and kills microorganisms on the skin, without stripping the skin off its natural oils. It is an effective moisturizer and one of the most sought and recommended item for skin/dermatological care. All you need to make a coconut oil cleanser is simply the coconut oil. Gently massage onto your skin for about 30 seconds, then clean the skin with a warm towel to open up your pores. Wait for 15 to 30 seconds then remove the oil by patting with a washcloth. If you have acne-prone skin, however, steer clear of coconut oil unless you know that your face can tolerate it.3. Olive Oil Cleanser: Olive oil is a great natural moisturizer that nourishes and softens the skin. The antioxidants and good fats present in it also helps to reduce free radicals and to relieve irritated or sunburned skin. To make this cleanser, mix one egg yolk, 1 tablespoon of honey, 1 tablespoon of olive oil and a few drops of lemon juice together to have a smooth blend. Store in a cool place and apply regularly to clean skin/face for 5 to 10 minutes before rinsing off.4. Yogurt Cleanser: Yogurt is a perfect natural face cleanser and it helps to rejuvenate and soften the skin. The Protein and lactic acid present in the together to detoxify the skin. Lactic removes dead cells, thereby exfoliating the skin and protein helps tighten pores, reduce the appearance of fine lines and hydrate the skin. To make, mix 2 tablespoons of plain, full-fat yogurt with 1 to 2 teaspoons honey. You may add in a drops of lemon juice or a few blueberries. You may cleanser in a cool place or better still, prepare the cleanser each time you want to use. Apply to the skin and leave for about 10 to 15 minutes before washing off with a soft, damp and neat towel.
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On the other hand, a gentle massage of a thin layer of plain yogurt onto a clean skin with your fingertips will help loosen any dirt or makeup on the face/skin. Leave the yogurt on for 20 minutes, then wash off with warm water.5. Honey and Lemon Cleanser: these two super ingredients team up to give a a natural moisturizing, perfect soothing, cleaning and antiseptic effects to your skin. Honey is naturally antibacterial and full of antioxidants, which have been shown to prevent acne and slow down the skin’s aging process. It also provides a complexion boost. Lemon juice, on the other hand, as you know is one of the most recommended item for skin care, just like honey as it contains vitamin C, which is a great antioxidant, and has antimicrobial and astringent properties. To make this combo cleanser, mix 1 tbsp of organic honey with the juice from half a lemon. Apply on the face, neck and other parts of the skin (avoiding coming in contact with the eyes) for about 20 minutes before washing off with warm water and then cold water, and pat dry.