All Natural DIY Face Mists
I’ve often fantasized about diving into a pool of ice water on scorching summer days. This might be the next best thing.
Body and face mists have several benefits aside from a delightful spritz. Depending on the ingredients, mists can soothe and reduce redness in skin, exfoliate and tone.
Here are some of our favorite recipes to make on your own!
Go light on astringents and exfoliants focusing more on moisturizing and soothing ingredients.
As with anything, moderation is key: be careful not to use too much of one thing. Too much moisture, or too mush cleansing can throw your skin off balance.
Ingredients: cucumber, geranium, jasmine, lavender, rose water, vitamin E, witch hazel
We sometimes find people falling victim to the oily skin trap of cleansing, cleansing, cleansing only to find more oil. Over using cleansers or astringents causes the skin to produce more oil to make up for what its lost. Try scaling back a bit on astringents and focusing on a balanced routine that yes, includes moisturizing.
Ingredients: grapefruit, lavender, lemon, peppermint, vitamin E, witch hazel, Ylang-ylang
Acne Prone Skin:
Make sure to consult your doctor if you’re already on medication or using special products. A food journal for a week may provide some insight into what might be contributing to your skin condition. We are what we eat, after all! Our skin, hair and nails are a reflection of our internal heath and diet. Cutting fast foods and sugar can make a HUGE difference.
Ingredients: basil, tea tree, vitamin E
A diet rich in antioxidants, fruits and veggies can have tremendous benefits on hair and skin. Try a stimulating mini self face massage every now and then to bring blood flow to the skin and preserve elasticity. Light tapping and upward motions, always gentle around the eyes.
Ingredients: green tea, fennel, lavender, rose water, rosemary, pomegranate, vitamin E