It’s been so long since I updated a beauty blog.
I hope you guys are doing well. Whenever it comes to beauty hacks, an ice cube is the most versatile thing. And what best is, it is for free! The effects of using ice cubes on the face is amazing. Below are the benefits of ice cubes for your skin. Elevate your beauty routine to make it easier to deal with common skin issues.
1. Reduces Inflammation and Pimples.
One of the most popular use of ice cubes is for shrinking acne. Ice calms the redness and swelling. It relieves pain as it numbs the affected area.
How to use: Wash your face and pat dry it with towel. Wrap the ice cube in a clean towel, place it exactly on top of the acne for 1 minute. Give 5 minutes break and then start over if required. Use aloe vera gel to gently massage the affected areas.
2. Remove Sallowness and Boost Circulation
Dull skin can be fixed by gently rubbing an ice cube over your face. The coldness will boost your blood circulation. Your complexion will naturally brighten up even before your makeup.
How to use: Wash your face and then gently rub the ice cube on your face and neck. Don’t apply too much pressure as it can be harsh. Avoid the area around your eyes. Once done, let the moisture dry naturally.
3. Exfoliate The Skin
For facial, make milk ice cubes. The lactic acid in the milk will scrub away dead cells and freshen it up. It’ll give your skin a face-lift.
How to use: Make the ice cubes using milk . Wash your face and gently do a soft massage with the ice cubes till the cube melts. Wash your face with warm water once done.
4. Relieve Puffy Eyes
Any form of cold pack is an amazing remedy for puffy or swollen eyes whether it’s of plain ice cubes or those made out of green tea. However, since the skin around the eyes is delicate, the cubes should not be used for a long duration.
How to use: Make ice cubes using plain water or green tea. Wash your face with cold water and dry it. Gently press the cubes on your eyes for short periods. Once done, dry the skin with a towel.
5. Soothes Sunburns
Had too much outing in the sun? The sunburns can ruin the glow of your skin and also makes it really itchy. The cooling effect of ice will make you feel absolutely amazing on sunburns. Try ice cubes made of pureed cucumber. Cucumber have antioxidants which gives nutrition to your skin.
How to use: Make ice cubes using cucumber ( cucumber puree). Wash your face and dry it. Place ice on the affected area till the ice melts.
6. Reduces The Appearance Of Wrinkles
Wrinkles are inevitable as your age. But you can delay their appearance by keeping the skin well-hydrated. Ice cubes will give you a quick facial, tightening the it and keeping moisture locked in.
How to use: Wash your face with warm water and dry it. Glide this over your skin till the cube melts. This will tighten your pores.
7. Makeup Lover? Works As A Natural Primer!
Do you use a primer before foundation? Next time, rub an ice cube on your face before applying makeup. This budget-friendly hack might help just turn your skin into a smooth platform. It’ll temporarily minimize pores, hence helping makeup look flawless.
How to use: Simply rub it before makeup.
8. Reduce Oiliness Of Skin
Oily skin is one of the most irritating skin issues, which leaves you regularly wanting to just wipe that oil off from your face. Ice cubes might be just the thing you’ll need. The cubes reduce oil secretion in your skin and leave it fresh.
How to use: Right after washing your face, rub the skin with ice cubes . Apply moisturizer once done. You can even make ice cubes with mint/shredded cucumber to give a cooling effect.
” So now it’s the time to implement these tips. Try different ingredients and essential oils for a better result. There’s probably some in your freezer right now. Go and try it 🙂 “
Stay healthy, stay beautiful.