Sunday, January 13, 2013

The beauty benefits of ice


Hello everyone!
Have you ever heard about frozen facials?  Rubbing ice cubes on the face is believed to improve circulation as well as ward off wrinkles and premature ageing.  

The beauty benefits of ice:
Frozen facial - You can freeze the juice of your favourite fruits to transform into ice cubes.  You can rub these ice cubes of fruits on your face to get the instant affect of anti-oxidants that gives a radiant complexion.

Prime skin - Before applying make-up, rub ice cubes on your face, focusing on areas with enlarged pores. The cold water will cause pores to reduce in size and minimize their appearance under make-up.  

De-puff eyes - Placing ice cubes on your tired and worn-out eyes can give a soothing and cooling effect to your eyes instantly.  For a stronger effect, freeze cubes of caffeinated black tea, or sliced cucumbers.

Under-eye circles - You can take out the juice of cucumber and mix it with the boiled rose water.  And freeze this mixture to keep on your under-eye circles.  It will help in fading away dark circles.  Rose water should be cooled down before freezing.  Find out more about the Beauty uses of rose water!

Acne - Ice decreases inflammation, reduces redness and can even relieve the pain associated with acne.  
Sunburn - If you had got a bad sunburn, then you can wrap ice cubes in a cloth and rub on the sunburn affected areas.  You will feel an instant relief.  For more information about sunburn, read this: SOSSunburn

Tip: Use ice cubes wrapped in a clean cloth.  Applying ice cubes straight to your skin can cause capillaries under the skin to break.  

I hope you find this helpful! 

XOXO
Euphrasie85

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