Autumn is almost over, and winter is slowly approaching. And you know what this means the weather temperature is going to get colder meaning your skin is going to get drier if you do not take care of it. Now that the temperatures have begun to decrease, it is important to know how cold is going to affect our skin and if we can look after it to minimise these effects. Despite the rain, snow and bad weather, the relative humidity in the air usually decreases and the atmosphere becomes drier. This causes a change in the epidermis as an effect of dehydration. So, before the winter chill damage your skin any further, you must prepare it by taking moisturizing bath or taking making bath recipes for dry skin. Cold temperatures and low humidity levels result in dry air that draws moisture away from the skin. Harsh winter winds and dry indoor heat can make the problem worse and lead to cracked and even bleeding skin. Skin conditions such as eczema or psoriasis may also flare up during these cold, dry months. You can use this bath recipe all year long but since everyone must prepare their skin for the cold, this post will exactly help them make bath recipes for dry skin. Let us start listing the ingredients that will be needed in this bath recipe.
Moisturizing detox bath:
This all-natural moisturizing detox bath soothes dry skin while raising magnesium levels to aid in de-stressing. This bath soak leaves skin feeling silky soft and supple and promotes better sleep.
1/4 cup Coconut Oil (melted)
1/4 cup Almond Oil
40-80 drops Essential Oils (lemon, rosemary, peppermint)
3 cups Epsom Salts
2 cups Baking Soda
Whisk together the melted coconut oil and almond oil. Coconut oil is used in many natural face products and for good reason: it's naturally anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and moisturizing. Coconut oil is composed primarily of nourishing fatty acids and is especially high in lauric acid. It also contains vitamin E and healthy fats, which help to make skin smooth. Almond skin is also good for you skin. It is more than just soothing dry skin. almond oil can improve complexion and skin tone. It's highly emollient, which means it helps to balance the absorption of moisture and water loss. Because it is antibacterial and full of vitamin A, almond oil can be used to treat acne.
Stir in essential oils. (10-20 drops lemon, 10-20 drops rosemary, 20-40 drop peppermint) Lemon essential oil can kill bacteria that may get trapped in pores and cause breakouts. It can also clarify your skin with antioxidants and vitamin C, gently exfoliating dead skin cells that so often become trapped in hair follicle and pores. Rosemary Oil acts as a refreshing astringent that balances and tones the skin. Topical application of Rosemary Oil helps decongest acne and oily skin types while maintaining balance within the skin. Rosemary Oil’s antimicrobial benefits give oily and acneic skin an advantage in preventing future breakouts. Aging skin receives an invigorating stimulation that increases circulation, providing your skin with a youthful, radiant glow. Rosemary Essential Oil, a member of the mint family, provides stimulation, oxygenation and overall reviving refreshment to skin. Peppermint oil naturally cleanses the skin and has antiseptic and antibacterial properties. It has a cooling effect which soothes irritation and inflammation due to acne
Add Epsom salts and baking soda. It is already known that Epsom salt to relax sore muscles, but it can also help moisturize dry skin. Just add the proper amount to your recipe. 3 cups of Epsom salt are good enough to help your skin and your muscles as well. Another kitchen staple that has good benefits to your skin is Baking soda. The mild exfoliating property of baking soda makes it a wonder ingredient to help banish acne and pimples from your skin. It is safe to be used on the face as well after it is diluted with water. Baking soda helps dry out the pimple and its anti-bacterial property helps prevent further breakouts on your skin. Baking soda can also help even out your skin.