Three Natural Recipes To Cleanse And Calm Your Skin

The most important step in any facial care routine is to start by properly cleaning the delicate facial skin using a mild, natural cleanser. 

Our skin fulfills a protective function against infinite external aggressions. It is very important to keep it healthy so that it does not become congested, that black spots, dermatitis, itching, dehydration, peeling, blemishes, acne ... do not appear, and that implies a cleaning routine. The skin will retain its elasticity, shine, hydration, and luminosity.

Dry Oatmeal Cleaner With Lavender

Ingredients:

  • Four tablespoons oatmeal or colloidal oatmeal
  • Two tablespoons of white or green clay
  • Two tablespoons ground lavender flowers

Elaboration:

  1. Mix all the ingredients in a jar with a disinfected lid and lid so that it lasts for several months until you finish it. You do not need to add preservatives, as the ingredients are dry and will not easily contaminate.
  2. To use it, put a tablespoon in the palm of your hand, add a tablespoon of water and rub to form a paste. Apply it to the face with circular massages without pressing. You can use it as a mask by leaving it to act for 5 minutes and rinsing with lukewarm or lukewarm water.
  3. Then pat dry and apply the toner and day cream.

Properties And Tricks

This cleanser soothes and gently exfoliates. Clay helps remove toxins, softens and purifies. Lavender provides a pleasant perfume as well as purifying, calming, and gently exfoliating. If you have to grind the lavender or you have flaked oats, and you are going to grind it yourself, use a coffee grinder. Store in a dry and dark place.

Chamomile Micellar Lotion

Ingredients:

  • 90 g chamomile infusion or hydrolase
  • 3 g of liquid glycerin
  • 3 g of natural liquid soap without sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS)

Elaboration:

  1. Put all the ingredients in a bottle one by one. Cover and shake.
  2. Apply it with a cotton pad with gentle circular massages and from the center of the face to the hair, to remove make-up. Then rinse with warm water.
  3. Keep it away from heat and light, and use it within one month.

Properties

This lotion hardly foams (because it does not have SLS, a foaming detergent that can be irritating and harmful to the skin), but it will gently and naturally cleanse your face. Chamomile provides its decongestant properties. Glycerin is an extraordinary moisturizer.

Properties

This lotion hardly foams (because it does not have SLS, a foaming detergent that can be irritating and harmful to the skin), but it will gently and naturally cleanse your face. Chamomile provides its decongestant properties. Glycerin is an extraordinary moisturizer.


Biphasic Marigold And Almonds

Ingredients:

  • 3 tbsp marigold infusion
  • Three tablespoons of almond oil
  • One vitamin E capsule
  • Ten drops of grapefruit seed extract

Elaboration:

  1. Put the infusion, well filtered, in a bottle and add the grapefruit extract: it is a preservative and will make your lotion last a month.
  2. Add the almond oil and vitamin E. Cover and shake well.
  3. Apply this lotion with a cotton pad. You can use it as a make-up remover, also for the eyes.

Properties and tricks

It is used to cleanse the skin in the morning or remove make-up at night. If you want, you can add some essential oil (such as lavender for combination skin or tea tree for oily skin), but you can no longer use it to remove make-up from the eyes. Keep it in the fridge or in a dry, dark place.