If you have been spending all of your wages on trying to achieve a radiant glow to no avail, you should try something cheaper. Taking care of your skin is so important but you don’t need to break the bank in order to enjoy clean and clear skin. With so many options in the market, you can use products that aren’t too expensive but there are some tricks for keeping your skin fresh that might already be in your fridge or kitchen cupboards. If you fancy trying out some natural cleansers or moisturisers, read on and see which tips might work for you.
Porridge Oats, or oatmeal, are great for cleansing your skin. The help to bring down any inflammation or irritation and therefore are good if you have eczema or psoriasis. It also contains a cleansing agent called saponins, making it a brilliant, soothing alternative to your daily face wash. OIt can be used as either a gentle exfoliant or as a light mask to soothe your skin.
It may seem strange, but using olive oil as a moisturiser totally works. If you think it feels a little greasy, apply to damp skin before bed and the water will reduce the sensation of greasiness and the oil will soak in overnight to have you waking up with soft, glowing skin. Some people even mix a few drops of olive oil in with their average moisturiser as olive oil helps seal in the moisture better than they might.
Delicious, perfect for a summer snack, and really good for your skin. It contains so many of the vital vitamins and qualities that help build healthy skin and a solid immune system. In particular, vitamin C helps your levels of collagen synthesis, with collagen being the necessary element for keeping skin and hair strong and healthy.
Although not quite as revolutionary, sun cream is so important that we had to mention it. Everyone has a bottle lying around from that trip to Tenerife in 2015, but a lot of people don’t realise that we need to apply SPF every day. Make sure any moisturiser you apply during the day has some level of protection from the sun in order to avoid damage.
Lastly, we’re here to be the annoying nag that tells you to drink more water. It really will help you to flush out toxins from your body and stay hydrated- keeping skin supple and healthier. If you didn’t know already, it is recommended that you drink 2 litres of it every day. This is the equivalent of 6 to 8 glasses.
Hopefully, with these tips, you will be absolutely radiant in no time at all and still have your money safely in the bank.