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7 DIY Ice cubes for glowing skin
7 DIY Ice cubes for glowing skin

7 DIY Ice cubes for glowing skin

Glowing face with beautiful skin is what every women desires. The saying goes like ‘Your face is your fortune’, you may not support this statement but surely you want to keep your skin healthy and radiant. The way stress is not good for your body and mental health. In the same way it is not good for your skin too. Stress, consumption of unhealthy food and irregular sleep schedule are the main causes of unhealthy skin.

Due to today’s lifestyle, pollution and busy schedule makes it very difficult to maintain a smooth, glowing and radiant skin. Facial and spa treatment are beautiful for refreshing and rejuvenating your skin but they are getting expensive in time. So, in today’s article I am going to tell you one of the most underrated therapies which provides you with all the benefits with a cheaper cost.

Ice therapy is a common Korean beauty trend that is done to make your skin smooth and glowing throughout the season. Ice has a relaxing and therapeutic effect. It can also help you get rid of numerous skin problem.

What are the benefits of ice therapy?

Ice cubes benefits

1.Skin becomes glowing and radiant
Ice massages cause the blood vessels in your facial skin to shrink causing reduced blood supply. When temperature comes to its normal value, the blood vessels dilate and flush your skin with increased circulation. This improves the oxygenation and nutrition supply of your skin and makes your skin glowing and radiant.

2. It reduces inflammation and acne
The ice cube application causes a reduction in inflammation and redness. This reduces your acne bump and redness and also causes A reduction in sebum production resulting in lesser acne eruption.

3. It closes open pores.

4. It increases the absorption of the product.
If you want to increase the absorption rate of skincare products like serum or cream then you should run an ice cube over it, the constructive effect of cold in the blood vessels it increases the permeability of skin and causes the products to absorb at a higher rate.

5. It reduces under-eye bags
Inflammatory conditions and excess stress and strain may cause under-eye eye bags. The most simple and best way to get rid of it is to rub an ice cube over it. Just place an ice cube under the eye and move it in a circular motion and get rid of it easily

6. It helps reduce fine lines and wrinkles
The way you keep anything in the freezer so that it lasts long longer in the same way it works for anti-aging. Regular application of ice cubes on your face helps to reduce the existing fine lines and prevent wrinkles. Aging can’t be prevented but regular ice application helps in the fight against aging symptoms, to keep your skin young for a longer duration.

Tips

  1. While applying ice cube use hand gloves so that you will be able to hold the ice cube for a longer duration.
  2. You can apply ice cubes directly to your acne or swelling around your eyes.
  3. If you are applying an ice cube to your pimples or normal skin then cover the ice cube with the thin cloth.
  4. Don’t apply the ice cube for more than 1 hour.
  5. Always apply ice to your clean washed face.
  6. Apply ice cubes in a circular motion.
  7. Apply ice cubes daily in the morning, after removing makeup and every day before going to bed for better and faster results.

I have mentioned few easy ways which you can use with the help of ice, this will help you in getting faster result. These methods don’t have any side effects but it will surely give you a glowing and smooth skin.

1. TOMATO ICE CUBES
  • Cut 2 medium size tomatoes.
    Add one cup of water.
  • Blend the whole mixture and add 2 tablespoons of raw honey.
  • Mix the whole mixture.
  • Add the mixture in the ice tray and freeze them in the refrigerator for 3 to 4 hours.

Benefits

Tomatoes are slightly acidic in nature. It contains high content of potassium and vitamin C. So, it will help you brighten your skin.

  • It also minimizes skin pores
  • Gives you a smooth skin
  • It also lightens your dark circles
2. ALOE VERA ICE CUBES

Aloe vera ice cubes

  • Take one cup of water.
  • Add 4 tablespoon of aloe Vera gel
  • Add 6 plus drops of Essential oil.
  • Mix the whole mixture.
  • Add the mixture in an ice tray and freeze them in the refrigerator for 3 to 4 hours.

Benefits

The slimy transparent part of aloe Vera leaf is rich in nutrients, works as an amazing cooling agent and has anti-inflammatory properties. So:

  • It will reduce acne, pimples.
  • It Moisturizes your skin.
  • Heals and repairs your skin.
  • It also helps in having a long-lasting makeup.
3. ROSE ICE CUBES
  • Add 1 cup of rose water.
  • 2 tablespoons of jojoba oil(optional)
  • Mix the whole mixture
  • Add the mixture in an ice tray and freeze them in the refrigerator for 3-4 hours.

Benefits

Rose water has inflammatory properties, it also controls skins pH level. It also helps in reducing redness. So, it provides :

  • Natural glow
  • Treats puffy face
  • Soothes dry skin
4. TURMERIC ICE CUBES
  • Add one cup of milk /buttermilk/coconut milk.
  • Add 1 teaspoon of turmeric.
  • Mix the whole mixture.
  • Add the mixture in an ice tray and freeze them in the refrigerator for 3 to 4 hours.

Benefits

Turmeric contains antioxidants and anti-inflammatory products. These properties provide glow and luster to your skin. So, these ice cubes provide

  • Healthy skin
  • Fight against acne
  • Reduce pigmentation
5. GREEN TEA ICE CUBES

Green tea ice cubes

  • Add 1 cup of hot water
  • Add some green tea leaves
  • Strain the water
  • Add the whole mixture in an ice tray
  • Add some mint leaves on top
  • Freeze them in the refrigerator for 2-3 hours

Benefits

Green tea contains a powerful antioxidant called EGCG that fight against damage from UV rays and prevent skin cancer. So, these ice cubes will provide

  • Healthy skin
  • Smooth skin
  • Heals and repairs your skin
  • Refreshes your skin
6. CARROT ICE CUBES
  • Add one cup of green tea.
  • Add 1 cup chopped pieces of carrot.
  • Blend the whole mixture in the blender.
  • Add the whole mixture in an ice tray and them in a refrigerator for 2-3 hours.

Benefits

Carrot contains vitamin C, which has healing properties.

  • It helps skin recover faster.
  • It also helps in reducing inflammation, acne
  • It helps in repairing external wounds
  • It also moisturizes your skin.
7. WATERMELON ICE CUBES
  • Add 1 cup of chopped watermelon without seeds
  • Add 1/2 cup of chopped cucumber
  • Blend both cucumber and watermelon together
  • Add the whole mixture in an ice tray and freeze them in a refrigerator for 2-3 hours

Benefits

Watermelon is full of vitamins. Vitamin E is a rejuvenating antioxidant for the skin, it is present in tons, in the watermelon. So, these ice cubes will provide

  • Lighten pigmentation
  • Fill out fine lines
  • Helps in sunburn

So, these were few methods which you can try at home and will help you in getting smooth, glowing and radiant skin.

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Author : Easminara Shaikh

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