The beneficial properties and features of ice are known since antiquity. It effectively cleans, moisturizes and nourishes the skin, has anti-stress effects on its cells, improves blood circulation, tightens pores, smoothes wrinkles and helps to create a natural glow on your cheeks. Definitely the ice is very important for our skincare and will help you to improve the freshness of your vision.
But not any ice is to healthy, so we will describe and give you some tips how to prepare a cosmetic ice for our skin. The preparation of a cosmetic ice is quickly and washing with it takes only a few seconds. Furthermore, it can be used not only for the face but also for the neck and body. The ice is more useful than all skin foams, gels and other cosmetic products for daily washing. The cosmetic ice can be prepared at home or to be bough from the pharmacy. To prepare such ice at home you should just pour a tablespoon of mixture of herbs with boiling water. After standing for half an hour, pour into ice trays and place in freezer. To prepare cosmetic ice is mandatory to use only bottled mineral water, which is rich of minerals and soils. The ice can be stored between three and seven days depending on the ingredients. Some herbal infusions are recommended for all skin types, such as chamomile, peppermint and etc. However, our beauticians will give you some simple recipes for cosmetic ice. You can choose the most proper or to try all of them and get their benefits.
Simple recipes for cosmetic ice
» Ice from green tea is perfect tonic for all skin types and can be prepared with strong infusion of green tea. A tablespoon of green tea should be meadowed and suffocated with hot water. After 20-30 minutes can be put in freezer for 1 day. After that the ice is ready to use.
» Ice with aloe can be made with mixing half a cup of sage infusion and 2-3 tablespoons of aloe juice. The Aloe is useful for treatment of acne and inflammation of the skin.
» Ice with Lemon can be prepared by half a lemon squeezed into a cup of boiling water. After that the consistence should be freezed for 1-2 days. The cosmetic Ice with Lemon has rejuvenating effect and moisturizes the skin.
» Ice from Watermelon will tones and refreshes the skin. To get this effect you should rub your face with a cube of frozen watermelon juice and leave on for 15 minutes and then wash with cold water. This is really useful and nourishing ice, which will make our skin younger.
» Ice by rice water can be prepared as you boil a handful of washed rice in plenty of water. Then strain the water and pour into ice trays, putting into freezer for 2 days. This ice retains its beneficial properties and features only within three days. Such cosmetic ice is suitable for skin prone to the appearance of pigment spots.
» Ice with grapefruit is effective for skin whitening, so it will make your skin younger and will help you to prevent it from acne and irritations. After you rub your face with ice juice of grapefruit to leave for 10 minutes and rinse with water. Then apply cream for daily use, which will increase the healthy action of the cosmetic ice.
» Ice by herbal blend can be prepared with two tablespoons of herbs, which should be poured by two cups of boiling water and let stand. Then poured into ice trays and freeze.
How to use the cosmetic ice
How to use the cosmetic ice
With the prepared beauty ice can start massage your face in different directions once or twice a day. After washing, it is better to leave the skin moist to absorb the beneficial nutrients. Do not forget that there are contraindications to the use of ice for cosmetic purposes. You should not use cosmetic ice in case of dilated blood vessels, acute inflammatory diseases of the skin, open wounds and if you will go outside in cold weather.