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Our skin is our body’s biggest barrier against infection. That makes it all the more important that you take care of it well. Our skin’s health and moisture contribute to maintaining the durability of this barrier. Cracks in the skin can develop when it becomes dry or irritated with prolonged use of chemical-laden products. But hey, using homemade solutions can sometimes work wonders! Try this orange and papaya DIY ice cube, for instance.
Glowing and glass skin is what a lot of people desire, but that comes with eating the right food and pampering your skin the right way. Start by carefully adhering to a skincare regime and utilizing products that are suitable for your skin. Sulfates, parabens, phthalates, dyes, and scents should all be avoided. Your skin deserves a DIY treatment once in a while.
Nutrition expert Shweta Shah recently shared an interesting DIY face pack recipe on her Instagram page. It brings together the benefits of fruits and flowers – orange, papaya and marigold – to give you a natural glow.
Come, let us find out how to make the DIY ice cube
2 papaya cubes
A few orange slices
Petals of 1 marigold flower
- Grind everything to create a pack.
- Fill an ice cube tray with it, and freeze it.How to apply
At your convenience, rub the ice cubes on your face twice daily.
Ice cubes should be wrapped in a small muslin towel and rubbed if you have sensitivity to ice.
What are the advantages of this DIY ice cube
First and foremost, we must know that rubbing ice on the face can be a good practice for the sake of your skin health. It has the power to soothe inflammation, decrease the appearance of fatigue and improve blood circulation, which eventually lead to the glow.
Ice can also shrink pores, reduce puffiness around the eyes, and even soothe sunburns or rashes. While plain Jane ice cubes can be used conveniently, you could always add a dash of natural ingredients to make it better. Tomato pulp or cucumber juice can work wonders as ice cubes for skin, just as the above mentioned papaya-orange-marigold variety.
While oranges are rich in vitamin C, which gives your skin a natural shine, papaya has papain, a natural de-tanning and chemical exfoliator that gives your skin that warm glow. Marigold flowers have anti-inflammatory properties that can cure your skin.
So give it a try, and let us know how it goes!