Recent research has found that the diet and environment are leading to an increase in adult acne.
As you go through a normal day, face dirt, bacteria and contaminants accumulate. What can you do about it?
The best solution is to adjust the diet (eg, avoid refined sugars) and wash your face with a cleanser. But not all products for cleaning the face are the same. There are some cleaning products contain chemicals that are equally harmful toxins in the air.
Take, for example sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS) forming the known foam products in many skin care.
The SLS has been scientifically proven, dry skin, increases mutations in bacteria, and damages the immune system.
However, it is one of the most used ingredients.
So we will introduce a number of home and natural washes that will not have adverse effects on your skin.
Foam for washing the face for all skin types
- ½ teaspoon coconut oil
- ⅓ cup Castile soap
- ⅔ cup filtered water or distilled
- 10-15 drops of lavender essential oil
Shake ingredients in a small bowl until everything is blended. Take an empty bowl and pour the mixture.
Face wash for acne-prone skin or fat
- ½ cup of organic honey
- ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
- 10 drops of tea tree oil
Mix all ingredients in a dispenser. Using it, it takes a little of the solution and massage on the face.
Clean with a damp cotton ball and then wash your face with water.
Face cleanser for dry skin
1 tablespoon almond oil
- 1 cup soft skin Castile soap
- 20 drops of jasmine fragrance
- 1 cup distilled water
Mix all ingredients in a small dispenser until homogeneous look. Pour into a dispensing bottle.
Gel for washing the face (for dry skin or fat)
- ¼ cup aloe vera gel
- 1 or 2 teaspoons of almond oil
- A few drops of your choice of essential oil (optional)
Shake all ingredients in a small bowl until well blended. Pour into a dispensing bottle. For oily skin, you can try Castile liquid soap.
Basic washing face
- ½ cup liquid Castile soap
- 1 to 2 tablespoons of oil of your choice
- 10 drops of essential oil
Mix all ingredients in a bowl. For oily skin, use Aloe Vera gel (see previous recipe). Ground coffee can be added to this mixture to make it exfoliant.