As the Fall season ends and our Winter weather quickly approaching, it’s that time of year to revitalize, protect and nourish your skin for a healthier lifestyle. You may be surprised to learn that some of these tips could be right from your Grandmother’s cupboard!
- Exfoliate – If your skin is duller during the winter season, here is a gentle remedy to bring the glow back to your face and body: Mix brown sugar and jojoba or almond oil to create a paste for your skin. Scrub your face and body in a circular motion with a gentle amount of pressure. Flake off old cells for a vibrant layer of skin.
- Humidify – If you suffer from allergies, nosebleeds, seasonal colds and dry skin, a humidifier will lubricate nasal passages and purify the air around you, especially for sensitive skin which is prone to annoying breakouts. (https://skinagain.com/skin-care-products)
- Dry Lip Treatment – How about a soothing natural mixture to soften your lips? Massage them every morning and evening with: 1 teaspoon honey, 1 teaspoon cornflower water and 10 drops of sweet almond oil. What a treat!
- Eliminate Puffy Eyes – Try a couple of natural techniques: 1) Cut raw potato and apply for 15 minutes; 2) Apply moistened and frozen teabags to eyes until they warm; 3) Slice a cucumber, place a slice on each eye for 10 minutes. Cooling and refreshing.
- Sugar Scrubs – For a natural exfoliant to do away with dry skin on your arms, legs, elbows and feet. Just apply to those areas, rinse and feel your mood change while creating fresh skin cells and increase circulation. (jewelsilkscarves.com)
- Perfect Pedi – Use sandpaper? Yes, says Dr. Michel McDonald, Director of dermatological surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Try this in 3 easy steps: 1) Soak feet in Epsom salt, a natural exfoliant; 2) Use a new fine-grit piece of sandpaper to smooth away rough dead skin on your heel with a circular gentle motion; 3) Moisturize away
- Seasonal Beauty Acne Remedy – Are you a strawberry lover? Grandma knows best…Strawberries are a perfect exfoliator and play an active role in curing acne. (http://biohealthyliving.com/beauty-tips/6) 1) Crush ½ cup of strawberries, 2) add 3 oz. of fresh milk and 5 drops of lavender essential oil, 3) Spread mixture on face, and let sit for 15 minutes.
- Omega 3 – Eat foods with monounsaturated fats and Omega 3 fatty acides which include fish, nuts and avocados. These foods keep the skin hydrated and promote healthy cell membranes and a healthy lifestyle.
- Scarf Wrap – Protect your head and neck from the harshness of the colder season. Grandma always wore a fashionable scarf and passed on her smart idea to the next generation. Because your poor head is exposed to the elements more during the winter months, a simple Infinity Scarf can be draped around your head without messing your hair-do adding warmth.(www.jewelsilkscarves.com)
- Remove your Makeup – Try a Natural Cucumber - Take one Cucumber and blend it into a paste. Use it as a cleanser to remove make-up and to soothe irritated or acne-prone skin. Make an effort to remove your make-up at night so it won't clog your pores and allow skin to breathe. (http://www.medicaldaily.com/4-natural-makeup-removers-you-can-find-your-kitchen-cucumbers-coconut-oil-285430)
So now it is time to feel revitalized by protecting and nourishing your skin with these 10 Seasonal Beauty Lifestyle tips. What works for your Seasonal beauty tip? Maybe it came from your Grandmother.