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This is the place for herbal facials for all types of skin. The herbs include many antioxidants that nourish it, protect its surface from damages and balance the skin's complexion.
Calendula , among all, is a right herbal ingridient for blemished skin, because it treats irritations and itching. The lemon grass treats pimples and coriander helps highting the blackheads (comedones).
Keep in mind, that because our skin is a living tissue, you also need to pay attention to your health: Don't eat junk food, eat many veggies and don't smoke. That way the treatment will be effective. In addition, use all the herbal facials twice a week at most, to avoid over- sterilizing (which will harm the skin's natural ph balance).
Acne and Oily Skin Facial Mask
This mask is also an excellent blackheads reducer.
The How to
Add equal amounts of the herbs (you can also use a herbal tea of each kind!) to a dish. Add boiled water, then let it get cold for 1 hour. Apply the mask for 20 minutes, while avoiding getting it into eyes, then wash it with a warm and then cold water.
Be sure you are not allergic to any of the materials above, and apply your oily skin moisturizer right after the mask. The later should be done after every skin cleaning procedure.
Lemon grass is antibacterial, which makes it a great cleanser. The saint Johns wort is a common oily skin ingredient for cleansers and tonics, the chamomile is a great anti-inflammatory. More Acne and Oily Skin Masks.
Dry Skin Facial Mask
Stir the equally added herbs in a hot water, then wait for an hour. Add the lavender essential oil.
Put on a clean skin for 20 minutes, then wash gently. Use this mask up to twice a week to avoid clogging the pores.
All the ingredients above will soften the dry skin and nourish it with antioxidants. The lavender oil adds essential oils to your skin and protects the epidermis.
Facial Mask for Sensitive Skin
Mix the herbs (fresh or dry) in a boiled water. Let it to cool down completely. Apply for 20 minutes on a clear face, then wash it.
Use this mask twice a week at most and like all the masks- test it in a hidden place of your skin.
The Aloe Vera restores damages skin cells and relaxes it, the Eucalyptus helps the itching and the swollen skin and the Marigold treats the skin for blemishes.
You can use essential oils of eucalyptus and calendula; just be sure to dilute couple of drops of these oils with water.