Organic skin is a state in which moisture levels, oil content, nourishing nutrients, antioxidants and other healthy ingredients are balanced. Your skin is free from aging symptoms. Skin tightness is at optimum levels. Skin tone and texture are at healthy conditions and your skin radiates glow.
All these features can be incorporated into your skin when you follow certain simple guidelines. The basic requirement for beautiful skin is to keep it free from skin infections and diseases. The other beauty care treatments and therapies will work effectively when your skin is protected with immunity.
Natural herbal methods are suggested in this section to balance your skin health and beauty.
Organic Skin Body and Nails
Egyptian Pivet (also known as Henna) is used for reducing inflammation, quicken wound healing, Detox skin and to nourish your nails.
It is used to remove the stresses on cardiovascular nerves and reduce hypertension. It indirectly helps in stress removal on skin layers due to external and internal factors like pollution and blood pressure etc.
Henna is also used for beautifying your skin (paste is used in India to decorate the hands, feet and face of women). Henna powder can be used to prepare natural dye for your hair.
Neem oil with Aloe Vera
Neem oil in combination with Aloe Vera and essential oils can keep your skin hydrated and free from skin infections. Chop a few leaves of Neem; add two teaspoons of olive oil, two teaspoons of Aloe Vera liquid and one teaspoon of honey. Optionally you can add 1 teaspoon of eucalyptus oil to keep the ingredients fresh and antiseptic in nature.
Boil the ingredients in ½ cup of water for about 5 minutes. Then you can use it in your bath tub to soak your skin for 20 to 30 minutes. This treatment ensures your skin is free from dryness and required moisture content is retained within the skin cells.
Lavender oil, rosemary oil, eucalyptus oil and Neem oil with lemon syrup
Prepare a recipe of lavender oil, rosemary oil, eucalyptus oil and Neem oil with lemon syrup. Mix well. Add one teaspoon of vegetable oil. It helps in holding the ingredients of all the essential oils and penetrates them through the skin layers.
If you are to use these essential oils without a bonding agent like the vegetable oil, they would simply flow away from the surface layer your skin without having any useful effects. In order to increase the bonding you need to heat the mix to moderate temperature.
Cool the mix until it becomes a thick liquid. Apply it all over your skin, especially on those parts that are prone to dryness. Let it soak your skin for about 20 to 30 minutes. Then you can wash it off with warm water.
This procedure needs to be repeated thrice a week. You can expect to see visible results within a span of two to three weeks
Finger and toe nails care recipe
Your finger and toe nails are important parts of your skin which need to be cared and protected. Dirt accumulation in nail gaps can turn into serious infections if left without cleaning regularly. Dryness and brittleness are the two other potential damaging factors of nails. You can protect them from this condition by maintaining the moisture content in your skin at optimum levels.
Prepare a solution by adding two teaspoons of apple cider vinegar, one teaspoon of essential oil and one teaspoon of eucalyptus oil to 1 mug of pure water.
Boil the mix and cool it to lukewarm temperature. Dip your finger nails into the mix and soak them for about 20 minutes. Then scrub them gently for about 5 minutes.
You can see all the dirt and other toxic elements get removed from the nail layers and the gaps between them and fingers. Brightness of nails increases. Similarly you can follow the same procedure for your toe nails also.
The diet you consume has a lot of impact on the health and beauty of your nails. They can keep your nails strong and free from dryness & brittleness. Fish, chicken, eggs and lean meat along with green leafy veggies can be useful for this purpose.
Organic Skin Care for Acne
There are three stages of acne and many types.
- Mild, moderate and severe are the three stages.
- Some of the acne types are Vulgaris, cystic, rosacea, cosmetica, excoriated and comedonal.
Treatment methods slightly vary for each but most of the ingredients used for treatment are almost similar in nature.
- Vulgaris is the most common type of acne which appears on face, hands, shoulders and back. Treatment at home includes Aloe Vera, Apple cider vinegar, tea tree oil, basil leaves, turmeric powder, mint and fuller earth.
- Cystic acne is the severe form with completely blocked pores, inflammation and dry skin. Hair follicles can rupture leading the fluid outbreaks. Hormone imbalance is said to be the main cause of cystic acne. It results in shallow type of skin depression or dome like pits. Benzoyl Peroxide is one of the known solutions for cystic acne. Apple cider vinegar, clay mask, tea tree oil, honey and Guggul are some of the recommended home remedies.
- Acne rosacea appears mostly on facial skin. It results in red spots with bumps. Sometimes it exposes the blood vessels beneath the skin. UV radiation, autoimmunity and genetic disorders are said to be some of the common causes of rosacea. Chamomile oil, oatmeal, lavender oil, honey and Aloe Vera are some of the common ingredients used for rosacea homemade cure recipes.
Organic Skin Care for Anti Aging
Elimination and prevention of wrinkles can be done with vitamin C serum. Using honey, lemon syrup, cucumber juice, essential oils and Aloe Vera gel prevents scaling and peeling of healthy skin. Apple cider vinegar scrub helps in removal of dead skin cells.
Organic holistic skin care includes natural herbal, mineral and animal fat sources. The effectiveness of treatment is said to be stronger and free from harmful side effects. However it takes relatively longer time for the herbal treatments to take effect and star healing your skin from disorders.