At Home Skincare Secrets

by Mama Chocolate on July 13, 2012

At Home Skincare Secrets

Most people worry about two things on a regular basis – skincare and the budget. Keeping skin supple does not have to cost a fortune. By utilizing sat home treatments and basic skincare practices, you keep your face and body clean and free from blemishes. Pass by the expensive skincare counter at the store and look around your house for all the help you need to keep looking young and fresh.

Bathing Oat-Style

Oats have a time-honored position in the world of skincare. The healing property of oats is something you can incorporate into your routine to improve the quality of skin. A quick way to get the most from a basic box of oats is in the bath. Pour 1 cup of inexpensive, plain oatmeal into a muslin bag and pull the string tight. Throw the bag into a tub of warm water and soak for 20 minutes. Use the bag as a scrub to release the moistening agent from the oats.

Sweet Skincare

Honey is another one of those items you probably have sitting around the house. Creating a facial mask using honey hydrates the skin. Adding another household ingredient to the mask will make a scrub that exfoliates. Start by heating a jar of honey in a pot of hot water. When it warms, spread the honey over your damp face to soften skin and seal in moisture. Let it sit for 15 minutes and then wash off the mask. Fill your palm with more warm honey and add ½ tsp. of granulated sugar. Use this to scrub your face gently and remove dirt and dead skin cells.

Combine budget-friendly solutions with spa-like luxury with microdermabrasion at home. This inexpensive PMD Personal Microderm at Home System from retailers like ShopNBC; it will enhance treatments to give you skin that Hollywood will envy. You don’t need to go to the salon or spa to get expert skincare – you can do it right in your own bathroom! Microdermabrasion is a really great way to exfoliate away blemishes, and can help reduce fine lines and acne scars. Give it a try!

What are your at-home skin care secrets? Any tips?


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Danielle H July 13, 2012 at 6:18 pm

The honey and sugar scrub sounds really nice…. though I wonder if it’s hard to wash off… sticky? Ehhh worth a try anyhow, not to mention it would be ok if you accidentally get it in your mouth, hehe!!
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Sophie Beaulieu July 13, 2012 at 7:06 pm

Sounds nice! I have always loved natural products, because I have a sensitive skin and I don’t tolerate much of the one usually sold in store!


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