Skin care at home for busy lifestyle
Everyone has a different skin care routine, and depending on the products being used and the number of steps, these can sometimes be quite complicated and time consuming. This is not great for people who have very busy schedules. Time is of the essence, and having a long or extensive skin care routine is not ideal. So, how do you make sure that you’re taking proper care of your skin, while also making it fast and easy?
We’ve put together this collection of quick and easy skin care tips for busy schedules which you can try just sitting at home, so you can make sure that your skin is properly cared for without spending a lot of time every day.
The most important step in any skin care process is cleansing. Before starting any other treatment, make sure that your skin is clear off dust and dry cells.
Honey and lemon together are a perfect soothing and cleansing combination. The citric acid from the lemon kills acne-causing
bacteria, and the enzymes in the citrus help clear away dead
skin, while honey being naturally antibacterial and and full of antioxidants prevent acne and
slow down your skin's aging process.
Take a teaspoon of both lemon juice and honey, mix well and apply on your face, leave until it’s dry and rinse off with warm water.
You can also use yogurt as a substitute. Yogurt is a perfect natural face cleanser, rich in protein and lactic acid. Those compounds work together to help detoxify skin and get rid of the dead cells through exfoliation. The protein helps tighten pores, reduce the appearance of fine lines, andhydrate your skin.
gently massage a thinlayer of plain yogurt into your face using your fingertips; this action will help loosenany dirt or makeup. Leave yogurt on for a couple of minutes, then wash
off with warm water. Do this everyday after you come back home.
Some people skip the step of toning and concentrate on only cleaning and moisturizing. But, it is quite important to note that even toning is equally important in this regard. The closed pores of your skin open up with toning. This will help the moisturizers to get inside your skin layer effectively and give rise to moisturized, fine and supple skin tone.
A combination of green tea, apple cider vinegar and tea tree oil acts as an excellent toner. Green tea , loaded with antioxidant fights with bacteria, protect the skin from UV rays, improve skin tone, and reduce acne. While apple cider vinegar naturally tightens the skin, shrink large pores and reduce inflammation due to acne. The antibacterial and antiviral properties of green tea oil kill bacteria and virus causing acne, blackheads, and whiteheads.
Take ¾ cup brewed green tea, ¼ cup of apple cider vinegar and 5 drops of tea tree oil and mix well. You can keep this in the refrigerator for further use.
Apply this toner to your face with a cotton pad and leave for 30 minutes, then rinse with cold water. You can use this on a daily basis.
Moisturizers are a key part in keeping the skin smooth, supple, and young. Moisturizers, as the name suggests, keeps water locked in the skin and helps keep it hydrated.
A combination of papaya, honey and coconut oil is an excellent moisturizer
Papaya has been used for centuries as an aid to promoting beautiful skin. It is packed with essential vitamins and minerals which nourish the skin. While honey help to make your skin soft and coconut oil being naturally antibacterial and antifungal, works as an excellent moisturizer
Make a paste with few pieces of ripe papaya, I tea spoon of honey and few drops of coconut oil and apply to your face, Leave for 30 minutes and rinse with cold water. Do this regularly after cleansing and toning.