An opportunity for sharing special moments with our loved ones, but also a source of sweet and savory temptations which it is difficult to resist, Christmas and New Year test our healthy eating habits and body care.
In addition, typical seasonal thermal changes and small culinary concessions can turn into a real pitfall for the health of the skin.
Regain your radiance and health with our simple detox tips! In addition to your usual routine of daily cleansing, there are a few fantastic detoxifying ingredients that will act both inside and out, for a regenerated and purified skin.
GREEN TEA: ELIXIR OF HEALTH AND BEAUTY
Herbal teas are excellent for detox, specially green tea, witch is an excellent skin ally if used as a tonic or as an ingredient for a purifying face mask. We talked about it in detail in this article, check it out!
CITRUS FRUITS: A MUST FOR THE WINTER
Lemons have wonderful purifying properties: squeezed with hot water in the morning helps cleansing the body, added to other nutrients is ideal for a deep face cleansin, thanks to its antibacterial and astringent properties.
For blackheads: mix a teaspoon of baking soda and a teaspoon of lemon juice in half a glass of warm water. Dab your face with a cotton pad soaked in the mixture, leave for a few minutes and then rinse.
A juice in the morning is great for a sprint at the beginning of the day providing you with the right nutrients that also benefit the skin. Orange juice is a perfect fit for beauty masks: the C vitamin promotes the synthesis of collagen while vitamin A slows down cellular aging.
For an energizing mask: In a bowl mix the juice of half an orange with a jar of yogurt until you get a homogeneous mixture. Apply on clean skin and leave for 5 minutes. Remove the mask with warm water and a delicate pva face sponge.
BICARBONATE: BEAUTY VERSATILITY
Its uses are really infinite and it costs very ttle. The bicarbonate is ideal taken in the morning with half a lemon and warm water: it helps cleansing the body, stimulates metabolism and is a valuable aid for a healthy digestion.
For a gentle scrub: Sodium bicarbonate is also excellent as a gentle scrub for face skin. Mix 3 baking tablespoons of bicarbonate powder with one of lukewarm water, mix until obtaining a homogeneous mixture and apply with regular massages on clean and moist skin.
NO DETOX WITHOUT AVOCADO
An unusual fruit used for salads and toasts: it contains more potassium than bananas, rich in fiber, good fats, nutrients and antioxidants. The avocado lends itself well to many detox recipes, but also to many nutrient masks.
To nourish and soothe: mix half an avocado with a spoonful of honey and apply to clean skin. Leave for about 20 minutes and rinse with warm water. You can enrich this mask with other ingredients according to your needs, such as yogurt, coconut oil or lemon.
Just open the fridge and pantry to find excellent allies of beauty all natural and specific for every need! Follow the beauty tips by Cotoneve to know all the beauty news!