The whole idea of facial masks is to help nourish the skin, soothe the individual and help to improve skincare while alleviating stress.
It’s a nice idea, so it’s just a shame then that so often these products include harmful, synthetic ingredients that can trigger allergic reactions, damage the skin and potentially even cause other, more serious health problems.
Fortunately, it’s possible to make your own organic mask and to give yourself a natural facial at home. This is the perfect introduction to organic beauty, so it’s a great place for us to start.
Let us start by looking at the benefits of face masks and facials in general. Essentially, the aim of a facial will normally be to open up the pores on the skin and thereby allow them to breathe. At thesame time, this helps to unclog the pores that might otherwise beblocked by dirt or bacteria.
This is of course how spots and other blemishes often form, so by using facial products, you can actually reduce the likelihood of that happening.
Meanwhile, many facial products are also designed to help you scrub away the top layer of the skin. This is where dead skin cells and dirt can collect and by removing that layer, you can reveal the much fresher and healthier looking skin underneath. People who use face masks and facials regularly, will often look as though they are glowing!
Another nice benefit is that when you use face masks and scrubs before going out into the sun, it will allow the sun’s rays to penetrate deeper, thereby giving you a healthier boost in vitamin D.
On top of that, face masks are usually left for a short time to be absorbed into the skin. This, combined with the opened up pores and cleared upper skin layer, means that those all-important nutrients are better able to reach the deeper layers of the skin where they can rejuvenate and support your tissue for a healthier look.
As we’ll see in a moment, using the best natural face mask will allow you to enjoy all of these benefits to an even greater extent.
- Misty Cassady