Facial plays very important role in maintaining skins overall health and elasticity. It is recommended to have a facial fortnight or at least once in a month. We always rush to beauty parlors or salons to get the facial done which sometimes costs bomb to our pocket. While some of us also get the ready to use facial kit and try to do it home which sometimes doesn’t give satisfactory results. Mother earth has got everything for our health and body care. Then why not use the natural ingredients to get the parlor like results ? Here we are showing you 6 steps for Tomato facial which you can do it home with all the available ingredients in your kitchen. Tomato as we know contains bleaching agent and rich in vitamin c which is very beneficial for skin lightening and treating dark spots.
Homemade Tomato Facial For Brighter And Clear Skin:
This is the first step in facial. We would need to prepare the cleanser according to skin types. There are 2 basic ingredients required. 2 teaspoons of tomato juice and 1 teaspoon of Honey. Now If you have dry skin you would need to add 1 teaspoon of milk cream and if you have an oily skin then you would need to add 1 teaspoon of curd or lemon juice . Mix all the ingredients well. Massage your face with this mixture for 5 minutes and wash off with water.
This is the second step in facial. Steam helps to open up the pores and helps to remove blackheads and whiteheads during exfoliation process. You can use your regular steamer. If you don’t have then you can take a boiling water in a large bowl. Add essential oil of your choice such as tea tree or rose . If you don’t have the you can add few tulsi ( Holy Basil ) leaves as well. Now Bend down your face over bowl and cover your head with towel. Steam your face for 5 to 7 minutes.
This is the third step in facial. Once the steaming is done our skin is ready for scrubbing part where in pores are open and scrub particles help to remove blackheads, whiteheads and other impurities. We are going to make a simple scrub with tomato juice. For this we would need 1 teaspoon of tomato juice , 1/2 teaspoon of rice flour , 1/2 teaspoon of grounded oats , 1/4 teaspoon of rose water and 1/2 teaspoon of milk powder. Mix all the ingredients well to get scrub like consistency. Now your scrub is ready. Scrub your face for 5 minutes and leave it for another
2 minutes. Wash it off with cold water. If you have oily skin you can add a pinch of baking soda as it helps to reduce oil secretion and prevent blackheads and whiteheads.
This is the fourth step in facial. After Exfoliation , our skin needs a relaxing massage. For that we are going to prepare a home made massaging cream. We would need 1 teaspoon of Tomato Juice, half a teaspoon of carrot juice, half a teaspoon of yogurt , 4 to 5 saffron strands and one vitamin oil capsule. If you have a dry skin you can few drops of almond oil in the mixture. Soak the saffron strands in yogurt for sometime and add other ingredients in the mixture including vitamin e capsule. Mix it well . Apply it on face and massage for 5 minutes. After massage leave it for another 5 minutes and wash off with water.
5. Face Pack
This is the fifth step in facial. In this step we are going to close the pores by applying a pack. For that we would need 1 teaspoon of tomato juice, half a teaspoon of fullers earth, pinch of Wild Turmeric , half a teaspoon of cucumber juice and half a teaspoon of lemon juice. If you don’t have Wild Turmeric you can use regular turmeric also. If you have a dry skin , you can replace fullers earth with milk powder. Mix all the ingredients well and form a thick paste. Apply it all over your face with the help of a brush and let it sit for 15-20 minutes. Once dries wash off with cold water.
This would be the last step in our facial process. It is very simple step. We are going to make a toner in ice cube form. For that we would need tomato juice and rose water. Mix one tablespoon of Tomato juice with one tablespoon Rose water. Pour this mixture in ice tray and put it in freezer. Rub this ice cube all over your face and let it dry. Splash your face with cold water to finish the process. Pat dry and follow with your regular moisturizer.
Since this facial contains natural ingredients, it takes time to show the result but it would be long term. It is free of chemicals and preservatives hence it doesn’t cause any kind of side effects. You would need to use regularly to see the results. It is recommended to follow it once in week . Do try it and experience the results.