Do you have normal or combination skin? We discover some tips and ideal natural remedies to take care of this type of skin, in a totally and completely natural way.
Normal skin is balanced skin, neither too dry nor too oily. It is a skin that has both sebum and hydration well balanced. Instead, combination skin is skin that contains the characteristics of two skin types .
The characteristics of normal skin are smooth, soft, velvety texture, fine pores, no impurities, good blood circulation, pink color and fresh appearance.
The characteristics of mixed skin, as we have described above, share two types of skin and can be seen in the area called T. This area called T is the one that includes the forehead, chin and nose and is an area that is oilier than the rest of the skin. facial skin such as the cheeks in which the skin is normal or dry.
Another characteristic of combination skin is enlarged pores in oily areas and the presence of some impurities. Skin changes over the years, and both normal and combination skin can become dry as they age.
Other factors can also predispose us to skin changes, such as pollution, temperature changes, sun, cold, poor nutrition, lack of internal hydration, both physical andpsychological state, daily care that we use are sometimes irritating or aggressive with the skin.
To take care of the skin we must avoid aggressive cleaning and use a mild soap with a neutral pH, and choose moisturizing creams that are not very dense to prevent the pores from becoming clogged.
If you like to prepare your own totally natural skin products, here are some natural remedies that will help us take care of both normal skin and combination skin.
Natural remedies to care for normal and combination skin
The remedies that we are going to provide are ideal for both normal and combination skin and can be used on both skin types.
Scrub with clay and wheat bran
This homemade scrub is very easy to prepare, we just need:
- A tablespoon of white clay.
- A tablespoon of mineral water.
- Half a teaspoon of sweet almond oil.
- One teaspoon of wheat bran powder.
Mix all the ingredients in a wooden or plastic bowl or bowl until we obtain a cream that should be thick.
Once the exfoliating cream is made, we moisten the skin of the face and with circular movements we spread the exfoliating cream.
Once the application is finished, rinse the face with plenty of warm water.
We dry carefully without rubbing giving us small touches with a soft towel.
Mask with regenerating effects
To prepare this moisturizing mask we need:
- 3 teaspoons of white clay.
- 3 teaspoons of mineral water.
- A teaspoon of evening primrose oil.
- A teaspoon of honey.
Mix these ingredients in a small bowl or plastic or glass bowl and set aside, letting it rest for an hour. Then we add a drop of lavender essential oil and a drop of geranium essential oil to the preparation. We mix well again.
We moisten the skin of the face and take a little mask and apply it to the skin.
Let the mask act for 10 minutes. We remove the mask by rinsing our face with plenty of warm water. Gently dry without rubbing.
Ideal toner for normal and combination skin
The tonic that we will prepare next is a soft tonic that contains the following ingredients:
- Half a teaspoon of white clay.
- 50ml of orange blossom water.
Mix these ingredients well and let it sit overnight. The next day we strain the preparation and only keep the resulting liquid. We store the preparation in a glass container.
We moisten the skin of the face and soak a cotton ball or disc in the tonic and apply it all over the skin of the face. Let the facial skin air dry.
The tonic that we have left over will be kept in the refrigerator. We can use it for the whole week until we finish it. Facial toners can be applied daily.