Taking care of our skin is definitely not an easy task. And with the increasing pollution and chemicals in skincare products these days, are you giving your skin the right ingredients?
Today we’re going to tell you how to create an all natural skincare routine. These recipes can be used for oily skin and dry skin and you can make them at home so that you have the option to keep your skin chemical free! CTM is an ideal skincare routine which includes cleansing, toning and moisturising daily for healthy looking skin and slowing down the signs of aging.
Following this routine every day in the morning and at night removes dirt, impurities and pollution from your skin. It also balances the pHlevel, tightens pores and nourishes your skin. Let’s begin with grandma’s favourite ingredient,multani mitti and some gram flour. Take a bowl and mix both ingredients in equalpro portions using a dry spoon, and you’re good to go.
Take some of the powder in your hand, andmassage on your damp face for a minute and wash it off. Multani mitti removes excess oil from your face and gram flour acts as a natural exfoliator, keeping oil at bay and giving you smooth skin. Dry skin needs a very gentle and nourishing cleanser as it is delicate. Mix some honey with a few drops of milk and combine the two ingredients.
Massage your face with it for 30-50 seconds and then wash your face. The lactic acid present in milk will cleanse your pores deeply, while honey will nourish and moisturise your dry, irritated skin. We all know that green tea is a hero for anyone with oily skin and it’s going to be our key ingredient here.
Take brewed green tea and add a few drops of tea tree oil. Store the mixture in a spray bottle and yourtoner is ready to use. Spray it on a cotton pad and dab it all overy our face after cleansing. Green tea acts as an antioxidant, giving you healthy looking skin while tea tree oil fights acne. The key ingredient for making our toner isa gorgeous flower, “chamomile”, known for its calming and soothing properties.
Mix some rose water with add 10-12 drops of chamomile essential oil and thats it. Pour it into a spray bottle and apply it with a cotton pad focusing on the dry areas of your face. Rose water will balance the pH level of your skin and chamomile will soothe and nourish it This lightweight moisturiser will hydrate your skin without making it greasy. To make this moisturiser, mix a spoonful of aloe vera gel with some rose water it. Apply it twice a day after using your toner and massage your face with it for 5 minutes to improve blood circulation as well. Aloe vera will hydrate your oily skin, whereas rose will soothe your skin and prevent excessive oil production.
Did you know that you can make your skin better by using shea butter? Combine 1 spoon of shea butter with 8 dropsof jojoba oil to form your moisturiser. Use it in the morning after your toner andat night before going to bed. Shea butter is a strong moisturiser and jojoba oil soothes inflamed and irritated skin.
Now you know how simple and easy skincare can be when you get to create it and use it for yourself. Until next time, stay tuned, stay GLAMRS.