Saturday, April 11, 2015

Homemade deep skin cleansing step by step

Hello pretty women,
The weekend finally, and is the day to make a deep skin cleaning, I make this process once a month, and I want to share with how I make my home skin cleaning. I hope you like it, and if you like the comment below.
The skin cleansing aims to make a superficial and deep detoxification, facilitating the removal of the microorganisms harmful to the skin health, removing dead cells, comedones (blackheads), an excess of oily, and other impurities that are deposited in the skin.
The professional skin cleansing action has antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, preventive of comedones and acne, healing and relaxing effect and improves skin nutrition and promote the stimulation of tissue and getting softer skin, toned, with a velvety touch.
The skin cleaning that you can do at home is the one that includes cleansing, exfoliation and toning the skin, all made with suitable products for home use, so, a, smooth action of products that will not harm your skin.
The idea is to find a good professional to say what can mess and what can not. In the case of inflamed pimples and spots, it is better to find a dermatologist, because it means that there are bacteria.
To decide to make your skin cleansing, it is important not only hold while cleaning. There is a whole routine you should do, so the effect is desired, a clean and well-cared skin. Check out the step by step to do a  skin cleansing at home:


1- Hygiene
This is the first stage of cleaning, lotions made with Cosmetic Removers to remove surface impurities or makeup. Products are used in the form of mousse, emulsion, cream or gel.
 Apply the gel, soap and deep cleansing tonic with the help of a cotton pad, completely removing the impurities.

2- Exfoliation: Exfoliation should be done with a gently exfoliating, especially on the face. Avoid products with very thick beads and do not strain to apply and massage the product.

3- Toning: For your skin stays hydrated and recover the action of cleansing and exfoliation is essential to the application of a moisturizing tonic or a thermal water. The even oily skin should do this step, but with specific products for your skin type.

4- Hydration/ Protection: Do not forget that beautiful skin is a skin protected from UV rays. Never fail to apply sunscreen after cleaning your skin and before leaving home.

What you need before to start:
- 1 mild soap;
- Cleaning lotion; (you can use the recipe below or you can buy)
- Cotton;
- Towel;

First step: Cleaning 

Wash your face using a mild soap and dry thoroughly with a towel.

Cleaning the skin: take a piece of cotton, soak in cleaning lotion, rinse the skin rubbing a bit, but do not make too strong to not hurt your skin. Repeat this procedure until the cotton stops getting dirty. You can use one of this homemade cleaning lotion below.

60 ml of rose water
60 ml of vegetable glycerin
60 ml of  aloe vera gel
10 drops of lavender essential oil


Add all the ingredients in a jar and shake well. Before using the lotion, rinse your face with warm water and apply the lotion, making gentle and circular motions. To remove rinse your face with warm water again.

The rose water and Aloe Vera are natural cleaning agents and give the skin a clean and refreshing look. The vegetable glycerin increases the softness of the skin while lavender balances oil production.

This home lotion can be applied at least 3 times per week.

60 ml of distilled witch hazel extract
60 ml of rosewater
1 tablespoon  of dried elderflower
1 tablespoon  of dried calendula
1 tablespoon  of dried chamomile
60 ml of vegetable glycerin


Let a herbal infusion in witch hazel and rose water in a stoppered glass bottle for a period of one week. After the time to transfer the homemade lotion to a clean jar, add the vegetable glycerin and stir well.

Rinse your face with warm water to open the pores and apply the lotion herbs gently on the skin. To remove again using warm water.

You can use this lotion to clean your face normally, and after this home treatment for facial cleansing is important to apply to the face moisturizer with sunscreen.
cleaning the face

Second step: Exfoliation 

 honey and sugar scrub

- 1 tablespoon of honey;
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1 spoon of lemon juice

Ways to apply:

 Scrub: Mix sugar, lemon juice, and honey apply in your face making a circular motion, giving preference to areas of the face with more blackheads.
 Leave the scrub act for about 5 minutes and then rinse immediately.
Dry the face towel eat and go to the next sequence.

Note: This scrub is suitable for skin with acne, is not suitable for sensitive skin it can cause redness. Honey is healing because it contains propolis which is natural.

Scrub 2
1 cup low-fat yogurt
2 tablespoons powdered oatmeal
1 tablespoon of papaya pulp
Rosemary leaves

Preparation: mix all the ingredient in a container and apply in the face, leaving it to act for about  15 minutes. Remove excess and flush skin with cold water.

Third step: Open the pores 

Start by using a cleansing lotion (first step)  to remove facial impurities and residues. Then pour hot water in a bowl, and put some rosemary or thyme, you can also use chamomile and eucalyptus.
Cover your head with a towel and near the basin of the face to stay in contact with steam for about 10 minutes. The steam function is to open the pores and facilitate the extraction of blackheads. Wipe the face with a towel to remove moisture and dirt. Complete the facial by applying an astringent lotion to remove the superficial blackheads. It is noteworthy that the extraction of deep blackheads through the technique of "squeeze" should not be done at home.

Fourth Step: Remove the blackheads: I do not recommend you to do this at home. I always skip this step.

Fifth step: Apply the mask 

skin care

Mask 1

1 egg yolk;
1 tablespoon of honey;
½ teaspoon of wheat flour;
½ cup of plain yogurt.

Stir well until the mixture is smooth. Soak a cotton ball in the mixture and take it slow going in the face, until it is all covered. Do not apply the mixture to the eyes and lips. Let stand for 20 minutes and then remove the mask by washing your face with water.

Mask 2


½ cup of washed white rice
½ cup of mineral water
1 package unflavored gelatin
1 teaspoon ground oatmeal
1 teaspoon grain alcohol


Let the rice soaked in water for 12 hours. Strain it into a thin fabric. Use fluid to dissolve the gelatin, oats and add the alcohol and mix well. And apply the mask. Let stand for 20 minutes and then rinse.
After removed apply a tonic, always making circular movements.

Sixth step: Hydration

Finally, apply a moisturizer or sunscreen in gel or lotion not block the pores, always with protection factor greater than or equal to 30. The hydrant sunscreen, in addition to moisturizing the skin, protects the skin from sunlight, stains, and burns.
Finishing: now with clean skin, you can apply the usual moisturizer, preferably one that contains sunscreen.
applying a face mask

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