Thursday, January 3, 2008

Glow By Simple Facial

Replenish Radiance and Glow By simple Facials

The environment we live in, plays havoc on everyone’s skin, even those who always seem to look radiant and moisturized. The question is how can we make our skin look radiant and glowing without causing damage to it by using chemicals.Besides good genetics, there are a certain amount of commitment to healthy skin.Healthy skin comes from a combination of sun protection, healthy eating, exercise, low stress levels, 6-8 hours of sleep a night, and a daily skin regimen. The process of cleansing, exfoliating, steaming, and hydrating can be done with some basic steps and ingredients. Experience a variety of treatment options to revitalize your skin, replenish essential nutrients and reduce the signs of skin damage and skin again.Time required : 30-45 minutues1)

Relax you mind:

1)To relax the mind, lure your senses by turning off the bright lights. Light some aromatic candles with a soft music at the background.
2)Cleanse your skin: Cleansers help to get rid of dirt and make up without any traces. With the help of a milk cleanser clean the skin gently in a circular motion. Apply the cleanser to your face and throat, and use upward circular motions.After a fine massage, rinse well with water and pat it dry.
3)Exfoliate: Exfoliate your face with a gentle face scrub.Concentrate on the areas around your nose and forehead. For a combination skin, work harder on the areas that are more oily. Make sure to use scrubs that don't dry your face. Rinse it with lukewarm water
4)Steaming: Steaming is essential as it opens the pores and increases circulation on the skin's surface.Pour hot steamy water in a large bowl and bring it to the place you are going to do the facial. Lean your face over the bowl about a foot away and cover your head and the bowl to preserve the steam. If you feel a burning sensation then stop for few seconds and repeat it. Keep the steam going for about 10 minutes.
5)Toning: As the pores are open, your skin is in ideal state for maximum absorption. So, gently massage a regenerating serum or toner at this stage.
6)Face masks: envelop your skin with a face mask that suits your skin to enhance the skin care treatment .To replenish the pores apply toner by misting or cotton pad.
7)Moisturiser:smooth on, a soft moisturizer according to your skin type. Apply the lotion all over the face and neck avoiding the area around the eyes. Apply an eye cream all around the eyes. This final stage will help in protecting your skin until your next facial..

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