Ever wonder how to get a healthy glowing skin? Today, we will show you 4 simple skincare tips that is trending amongst teens and adults.
1. Clean your skin with herbal soap
A good soap can go a long way. Herbal soaps not only clean and detox your skin, they provide other benefits, for example; Tamarind soap makes your skin look brighter; Papaya soap helps reduce black spots; Mangosteen soap helps reduce acne. To make your own herbal liquid soap, cut the soap bar into small chunks, and put in a pump bottle. Fill the pump bottle with sterile 0.9% normal saline solution, and let set until completely dissolved. Use daily for a healthy glowing skin.
2. Hydrate your skin with homemade face mask
A hydrating face mask can give you a bright, glowing skin instantly. For homemade hydrating face mask, soak a compressed facial sheet with sterile 0.9% normal saline solution, and add herb powder, yogurt, and fruit of choice. Unfold the sheet mask and apply to your face.
3. Clear your skin with home remedies
Everyone wishes for a clear skin, but with all the pollutants you encounter on a daily basis, it’s almost impossible to prevent new breakouts. One of the ways to keep your skin clear, is keeping your skin clean. Sterile 0.9% normal saline solution is an over-the-counter (OTC) product which can clean and rinse any part of the body. It is used as a facial cleanser to clean the affected area after acne therapy. It can be used before applying acne cream. Ice pack can also be applied to the affected area for 5 minutes to help reduce redness and inflammation.
4. For sensitive skin
Some facial toners may contain harsh chemicals and skin irritants. So for those with sensitive skin, experts recommend using sterile 0.9% normal saline solution as facial toner for its isotonic and non-allergenic properties. It helps prepare your skin for better absorption of your moisturizer.
– Tsai, T.-H., Tsai, T.-Hs., Wu, W.-H., Tseng, T.-P.J., & Tsai, P.-J. (2010) In vitro antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory effects of herbs against Propionibacterium acnes. Food Chemistry, 119, 964–968.