You know the stress-crazed scenario of life these days. It seems we trade sleep for coffee, smoking when you shouldn't, consuming ridiculous amounts of chocolate when you should be at a yoga class, all in all we seem to run ourselves ragged. Take a moment to breathe and join me in a little bit of natures way to combat the detrimental effects of chronic "wigging-out" in your over-worked complexion. After exploring some of natures own best you will discover the beneficial use of botanicals and some floral waters that can becomes your perfect antidote for stressed skin. The result is a skincare regiment that is simple, yet effective; just the breath of fresh air exhausted skin needs to render it soft, clear, fresh, and glowing.
Now this is a plant we should all have in our homes and offices. The benefits are endless and it is the perfect present from nature for our skin, Here is a great herbal recipe to exfoliate the dead skin in a soft and gentle way.
Aloe Skin Exfoliate
1 Tablespoon Baking Soda
Aloe Gel or Aloe Juice Extract
Mix one tablespoon of baking soda with enough aloe vera juice or gel to make a smooth paste. You can add more baking soda if the mixture gets too wet. Best if you use bottled or fresh aloe vera. Gently scrub face with circular motion for 1-2 minutes then rinse, tone and moisturize.
Gotu Kola also known as pennywort or centella asiatica. It is good fso many skin problem like a rashes. It also heals collagen and blood vessels like varicose veins. Being that it is also a diuretic it causes frequent urination and the expulsion of excess water from the body. It has been used by Buddhist monks because of its ability to focus and calm the mind in meditation. It increases blood and oxygen to the brain and the adrenal glands. It is an herb that surely should be in your regiment if you want to keep that young looking healthy glow. Natural skin care treatment will give you beautiful, healthier, young looking skin.
This is a great dry skin cleanser you make so easily. All you need:
- 1/4 cucumber, peeled and juiced
- 2 tablespoons Yogurt
- 2 Tablespoons cooked Oatmeal
And always remember the key to beautiful skin is to get plenty of sleep. Sleep is essential for healthy skin. Not enough quality sleep will make your skin look tired and older.