One of the most important parts of any skin care regime is facial cleansing. Since our facial skin is constantly exposed to dirt, grime and other environmental pollutants that can clog skin pores and cause problems like blackheads and acne, it is vital to clean your face thoroughly.
Apart from keeping skin problems at bay, facial cleansing also helps in keeping your skin soft and healthy.That keep the pollutants away and make your skin tone even.
Types Of Facial Cleansing Treatments
Professional Cleansing Treatments
There are many facial cleansers available in the market. They cater to different skin types and are available quite easily. Apart from cosmetic cleansers there are a number of cleansing treatments available at parlors and spas. One of the most widely used facial cleansing treatment is deep cleansing.
Glycolic and salycic acid is used in the treatment which incorporates al the cleansing rituals including cleaning, facial steam and extraction. This is followed by application of a cleansing mask and massage.
Apart from deep cleansing treatment, spas and parlors also offer firming treatments using antioxidants such as Vitamin C and calming facial which helps in treatment of skin problems like rosacea.
Natural Cleansing Treatments
Apart from facials and cleansing treatments available in spas and parlors, you can also use some simple home facial cleansers to get rid of dirt and impurities from your face. Not only are these homemade facial cleansers free of fragrances and other ingredients that might irritate your skin but are also quite effective in cleaning your skin and imparting the beautiful natural glow.
One of the best natural face cleansers can be made using oatmeal. Combine half a cup of oatmeal with five to six tablespoons of yogurt and two tablespoons of lime juice. Apply this paste on the face and neck. Massage for around five to six minutes before washing off with cold water.
Honey and aloe vera gel can be mixed with half a cup of fresh papaya to make a simple facial cleanser. Mix all the ingredients and apply all over the face. Massage well before washing off with cold water to remove the facial impurities and grime.
Homemade facial cleansers for acne can help in alleviating acne and other skin problems caused by clogged pores. Make a cooling cucumber facial by mixing two tablespoons of cucumber pulp with two tablespoons of pineapple juice and a teaspoon of jojoba oil. Apply this paste over your face and then wash off after some time. Homemade cleansers for acne are safe and extremely effective. Unlike cosmetic formulations they are not loaded with chemicals that can harm your skin.
One of the best homemade face cleansing treatments is the oil cleansing treatment. Use a blend of castor oil and sunflower oil and use it to massage your face. This will help in releasing the dirt and grime that is trapped in the skin pores. Now soak a soft washcloth in soft steamy water and use it to remove the oil off your face. The heat will help in opening the pores and release the clogged matter. Place the cloth over your face till you find it cooling. Once you are done and removed the oil completely, moisturize your face with a little oil or a light moisturizer.
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