Deep skin cleansing is the first step in any deep skin care routine, and it is one of the most important procedures for maintaining the skin’s deep freshness and beauty.
How to deeply cleanse the skin
Opening the pores: It is one of the most important steps in cleaning the skin, as it prepares the skin to absorb the cleanser ingredients. It also opens the pores of the skin and gets rid of impurities stuck in the skin.
Steam also gets rid of blackheads, and contributes to the renewal of skin cells and balancing the secretion of oils
How to make a steam bath to cleanse the skin at home
Place hot water in a deep bowl, preferably not boiling water, to avoid the risk of burning
The mouth of the bowl should fit around your face using a large towel
Cover your face and the bowl together, and bring your face as close as possible to the bowl of hot water to meet the rising steam
Wait for 5 to 7 minutes while you are in the same position so that your skin continues to receive steam during this period
You can add some aromatic herbs to hot water, such as chamomile, sage, mint, and dried thyme
A nourishing mask for stressed and tired skin: Mix a spoonful of honey with a vitamin E capsule and a spoonful of powdered milk and apply the mixture to the skin and neck for half an hour.
Moisturizing mask: Mix a spoonful of jojoba oil with half a spoonful of glycerin and apply it to the skin for half an hour
Skin lightening mask: Mix a spoonful of starch and a spoonful of yogurt and apply it to the skin for an hour
Mask to get rid of pimples and their effects: Aloe vera helps get rid of the effects of pimples and reduce their spread. A spoonful of it can be mixed with a spoonful of ground oats and applied for an hour on the skin and neck.
Mask to get rid of dark circles: Mix the juice of half a cucumber with a little grated raw potato and apply around the eyes for an hour, patting lightly.
The skin pores are closed through toner or tonic, which is a pore-constricting liquid substance that works to rebalance the pH level in the skin. The appropriate toner is chosen for the skin type according to the elements included in it. For oily skin
You can choose a toner that contains alpha hydroxy, but for dry skin, it is preferable to choose a toner that contains glycerin and hyaluronic acid. There are also natural materials that work as astringents for pores, such as rose water, which is applied directly to the skin using a cotton ball and ice cubes by passing them over the skin.
Moisturizing the skin
After we clean the skin pores and prepare them in the correct way, then use the appropriate mask for them, then close the pores again, a step must be taken to care for the skin and protect it from dryness from cleaning products and makeup, by using the appropriate moisturizer that the skin needs on a daily basis, while being careful to choose the appropriate type with balanced ingredients. So that the skin is not exposed to dryness or an unwanted oily appearance
Important advice after doing the skin cleansing process
- You should not be exposed to sunlight for a period of no less than 3 days after the cleaning process, so that the skin does not develop an infection.
- Creams or makeup should not be applied to the skin after the procedure for a minimum of two hours, in order to reap the benefits of the procedure. -Good nutrition is the best way to get fruitful results from skin cleansing. Fresh fruits and vegetables give you the necessary nutrition in the skin rejuvenation stage.
You must drink large amounts of water daily, at least one and a half liters, so that the skin does not become dehydrated.