I am sure most of you must be aware of Ice Facial. In this process the Ice cubes are massaged all over your face for few minutes. The application of ice cubes helps to smoothen the skin reduce the appearance of pores. It is also beneficial for acne prone skin since it helps to reduce then redness and acne inflammation. It is a treat for sun burnt and damage skin specially in summers. You can use a plain ice or you can even prepare the fruits as well as herbs infused ice cubes for the added benefits. Today we would be discussing about few refreshing recipes of ice cubes to instantly rejuvenate your skin. Lets have a look.
Let’s Have A Look:
1. Green Tea And Lemon Ice Cubes:
You would need to brew a cup of green tea and let it cool down. Now add a juice of half lemon to it and mix well. Pur this mixture in the ice cube tray and keep it in the freezer. Due to its anti oxidant content green tea helps to protect the skin from free radicals and also repairs it. It also contains anti bacterial properties which helps to kill the acne causing bacteria and keep skin pimple free. Lemon contains natural bleaching properties which helps to naturally lighten the skin and get rid of blemishes.
2. Aloe Vera & Basil Leaves Ice Cubes:
Here you would need to add a bunch of basil leaves into a half a cup of water. Grind them to get fine paste and add two tablespoons of fresh aloe vera juice in it. Mix the ingredients well and pour in the ice cube tray. Basil leaves helps to control the excessive secretion of oil and sebum. Hence it helps a lot in getting rid of acne . Aloe vera contains soothing properties which cools down the skin and also nourish it.
3. Pineapple Juice & Lemon Ice Cubes:
You would need two tablespoons of lemon zest and half a cup of pineapple juice to prepare the cubes. Mix both well and pour in the ice cube tray. Let it freeze. Pineapple contains higher amount of Alpha Hydroxyl acids in the form of citric acid. It helps to lighten the skin tone and dark spots. Lemon zest helps with the exfoliation of the skin and the discoloration.
4. Cucumber And Honey Ice Cubes:
You would need to add one pureed peeled cucumber to two tablespoons of raw honey. Mix both the ingredients well and pour in the ice tray. Cucumber and honey both are known as natural cleansers. Due to astringent properties, Cucumber helps to reduce the appearance of the pores and also balance the oil secretion. Honey also acts as a natural moisturizer which helps to hydrate the skin.
5. Chamomile Tea & Rose Petals Ice Cubes:
You would need to brew your favorite Chamomile tea for this and add few rose petals in it. Let it cool down. Once done pour this mixture in ice cube tray and keep it in the freezer. Chamomile tea helps to sooth the skin and also brighten it. Apart from this it also takes care of dark spots, scars, acne and blemishes. Rose petals help to soothe the irritate skin and add a glow to it.
6. Watermelon And Mint Ice Cubes:
Take a bunch of mint leaves and few cubes of Watermelon. Grind these together in a blender and pour the mixture in ice cube tray. Keep it in the freezer to set. Watermelon contains Vitamin A, Vitamin B , Vitamin C and Potassium . Hence it helps to boost the collagen production. While the beta carotene and lycopene helps to treat the sunburn. Mint leaves are rich in astringent properties. Hence it helps to balance the oil secretion and keep acne in control.