The least exciting part of a long busy day would be your daily skincare routine, especially during an exhausting work week.
Natural beauty skincare can definitely be a very lengthy process, I’m sure most of you know how that feels. Try these natural daily skincare routine tips, because maintaining healthy and glowing skin is everyone’s dream.
Some people have more than 10 steps and many spend money on professional skincare. I had to say goodbye to much of my natural daily skincare routine tips when my husband and I became full-time travelers.
Living on the road taught me to be a minimalist and efficiently plan on using the materials that are brought along on the journey.
The air is much drier and wreaks havoc on my skin when traveling in the mountains at higher elevations. I have found that DIY face mask recipes really help to rejuvenate my skin!
Do you ever wonder if you have the right daily skincare routine?
According to statistics, 1.35 million Americans spent $500 or more on skin care products in 2017. Add on a professional skincare specialist on top of that, and the cost will skyrocket.
Need more reason to try these natural daily skincare routine tips?
Most of us either spend time in the morning or evening to take care of our skin. The recommended daily skincare routine can last 12 to 20 minutes for both morning and night time.
There are 5 steps to a natural skincare routine that enhance your flawless skin throughout the day. Natural daily skincare routine tips include cleanse, exfoliate, tone, repair, moisturize, and protect.
A daily skincare routine can be a lengthy process, but these 24 natural daily skincare routine tips can help your skin to be healthier in the long run.
First step would be cleansing the skin, which removes sweat, oil or dirt that your skin naturally collects throughout the day and night. I’m sure everyone performs this step as part of their own natural daily skincare routine tips.
1. Face Wash With Coffee Grounds And Milk
Coffee grounds are the best source for anti-aging. Combine 1 tbsp of coffee grounds with 1 1/2 tbsp of milk to make a thick paste.
Gently massage the mixture onto your face and let it dry for 15-20 minutes. Rinse with cold water to remove.
This helps to open the skin pores, removes any dead skin and brightens your skin tone. If you have any scars or wrinkles, this face wash gently removes them and makes your skin look much younger.
2. Natural Face Whitening With Rice Flour And Milk Powder
Rice is a well known ingredient for keeping the skin youthful and translucent looking. Rice contains elements that sooth sunburns and also help the skin repair quickly.
So, if your skin is recovering from a summer vacation road trip, this mask will help you get your day started.
You only need 3 ingredients, rice flower, milk powder and little bit of water. Not only for your face, but you can also use it on your hands and legs as well. Let the paste set for 15-20 minutes so the mask completely dries, and then rinse thoroughly.
3. Wash Face With Sparkling Water
The sparkling water method of cleansing, results in clear glowing skin in a very short period of time. So, if you are in a hurry in the morning, this will save you lots of time getting ready.
Good news, it works with all type of skins and it does not have any side effects like irritation or rashes.
The bubbles from the water oxygenate the skin pores and help remove all the dirt. In addition, this method increases blood circulation for your face.
Simply fill up a bowl with a mixture of sparkling mineral water and regular mineral water, then dip your face directly into it for about 10 to 20 seconds. Recommended to do this once a week for normal skin types and twice a week for oily skin.
4. Aryuvedic Face Wash
It is best to use this technique to restore your tired skin after a long day of wearing makeup. The ingredients help to get a deep cleanse, purify and soften the skin for a good night sleep.
Combine 2 cups of chickpea flour, 1 teaspoon triphala powder, 1 teaspoon turmeric powder, 1/2 teaspoon neem powder and 1/2 teaspoon tulsi powder. Mix well and store in a large glass mason jar.
When washing your face, first rinse your face with warm water so your face is wet. Use 1 teaspoon of the mixture and paste on the face. Rinse thoroughly and pat skin with a dry towel.
5. Apple Cider Vinegar Face Wash
Apple cider vinegar has antibacterial properties that help prevent acne and skin infections.
In addition, if you have excessive oil on your face, this face wash method will help balance pH levels on your skin.
As a starter, pour about one tablespoon of apple cider vinegar and 3 tablespoons of warm water in a small bowl. Either dip a clean cotton pad and cleanse your face and neck or you can use upward strokes with your hands to clean gently.
Everyday our skin constantly sheds millions of skin cells. A necessary step to complete natural daily skincare routine tips. Exfoliating removes dead skin cells, blackheads, and also reduces breakouts.
6. Blackhead Removal With Rice Scrub
Making your own rice scrub will help you save money and time, especially since it is an all natural scrub that you can easily make it at home.
First, soak a small amount of rice in a little water for about 5 to 6 hours, and then grind it using a blender or food processor. Add 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and 1 tablespoon of tomato pulp to the scrub.
After cleansing your face, you can use this rice scrub as a deep exfoliate.
7. Tighten Large Open Pores Instantly With Egg Whites
Having a large pore on your skin isn’t pretty. Egg whites are an amazing ingredient that remove excessive oil from your skin and reduces the pore size instantly.
First, use 2 eggs and separate only the egg whites into a small bowl. Add the juice of 1 lemon and whisk the mixture until it becomes a white foamy texture. Then, add 2 tablespoons of oatmeal into the mixture. Mix all ingredients well, apply evenly on the face and let it dry for 30 minutes. Afterwards, gently scrub and rinse with water.
8. Lip Exfoliate With Honey-Sugar
Having dry or rough lips is really not pleasant. Not only does it ruin your makeup, but also causes pain and discomfort.
Sugar is one of the most effective natural exfoliant that you don’t want to avoid. Mix 1 teaspoon of honey with 2 teaspoons of sugar in a small bowl. Massage the mixture into your lips and leave for 10 minutes. Rinse well and remove any left over mixture, or simply lick your lips clean, Yum.
9. Coconut Oil Face Scrub
Coconut oil is everyone’s favorite. You can use it in cooking, to make sunscreen, and also to keep bugs away.
Majority of scrubs on the market contain plastic microbeads, which are not something you want to have in your daily natural skincare routine and are really bad for the environment.
Combine 1/2 cup of baking soda, 1/2 cup of sugar and 1 cup of unrefined coconut oil in a food processor. Mix well and store it in an airtight container. Use once a day or more if necessary.
10. Dark Circles Remedy With Tumeric and Tomato Juice
Waking up every morning and seeing dark circles under your eyes is not a pleasant site.
Turmeric is a powerful ingredient that helps to erase dark areas around your eyes. Tomato juice also helps to get rid of puffy eyes by brings hydration to tired and puffy eyes.
In a small bowl, mix 2 tablespoon of tumeric powder, a few drops of tomato juice and a few drops of almond oil. Apply underneath the eyes and leave for 20-30 minutes. Rinse well and pat dry.
Many of us ignore the toning part of the natural daily skincare routine tips. But this step provides the most nutrition to your skin and is essential to natural daily skincare routine tips.
So, after you cleanse and exfoliate, a toner removes any left over residue that might have been missed.
11. DIY Rice Water Toner
Rice water is full of Vitamin B1, C, E and minerals that cure acne, dark spots and even shrinks pores. In addition, it helps prevent wrinkles and removes fine lines on your face.
Rinse your rice using a colander to remove any dirt. Then place your rinsed rice and some fresh water into a pot, and let it sit for about 15 minutes. Drain the rice and collect the water into a jar.
Simply dab a little bit of the rice water onto a cotton pad and rub all over face and neck every morning and evening.
12. Improve Skin Tone With Mashed Carrots
Carrots are not only good for cooking, but also are very good for skin that has blemishes troubles. Simply boil the carrots and mash thoroughly. Allow them to fully cool, then apply them on the face. Let it sit for 20 minutes and rinse off with some milk. As a result, your blemishes will go away.
13. Glowing Skin With Tomato Scrub
I can’t live without tomato. Who doesn’t love tomatoes?
Tomatoes are a great source for making your skin tone even, provide a natural glow and also brighten up your skin.
Simply cut a tomato into half and sprinkle a teaspoon of sugar over it. Massage your face gently using this simple tomato scrub. Rinse your face with lukewarm water.
After going through the deep cleansing and exfoliating natural daily skincare routine tips, your skin needs a little extra love . During this step, you want to repair or fix any skin troubles with additional beauty care so your face will glow forever!
14. Get Rid Of Acne With Lemon
Lemon is full of vitamins that will help remove any nightmare acne. Furthermore, honey contains antibacterial properties.
Cut a fresh lemon in half and add a drop of honey on top of the lemon. Then, rub the acne affected area with it.
15. Remove Acne Scars With Raw Potato
Acne scars last long and only disappear if you cover them very well with makeup. This is time consuming, and on top of that covering them with more makeup will never allow them to quickly heal.
Potato helps remove any acne scars in just a few days. Simply, cut a potato in half and gently rub it on any acne scars.
16. Get Rid Of Under Eye Wrinkles
Eye wrinkle creams are expensive and don’t always work that well. Many products that you buy in the stores are rich in chemicals that are not included in these natural daily skincare routine tips.
Combine 1 egg yolk, 1 tablespoon of olive oil, 2 teaspoon of coconut oil and 1 teaspoon of honey. Mix well until you have a smooth paste and store it in a mason jar in the fridge.
First, wash your face with lukewarm water and apply the mixture underneath the eyes or on the whole face. Massage the paste gently into the skin before you go to bed. In the morning, wash your face and you will see instant results.
17. Remove Upper Lip Hair
Having upper lip hair annoys many of us. Removing facial hair has been one of the main repair steps that we all include in our natural daily skincare routine tips. Laser treatment can be pricey, and might also cause side effects.
These 3 ingredients are side effect free with no need to spend extra money.
First, combine 2 tablespoons of honey, 1 tablespoon of crushed oatmeal and 1 tablespoon of lemon juice.
Then, apply the mixture on the upper lip and let it for 15 minutes. Clean your upper lip part with warm water. For best results, try 2-3 times a week for an entire month.
18. Treat Rosacea With Flaxseed
Waking up with an outbreak on you forehead, chin or cheeks is miserable.
If you are not familiar with rosacea, it is a blotch of small pimples and red patches accompanied by itching.
Flaxseed has anti-inflammatory elements that also contain fatty acids, which will help to soothe irritated skin. Take flaxseed oil three times a day to treat rosacea.
Moisturizing provides a protective layer to the skin that helps keep skin hydrated. These natural daily skincare routine tips will give your skin a smooth and glowing appearance.
19. Repairing Serum With Essential Oil
Essential oils are going to be your new BFF if you are into a natural lifestyle. In a glass bottle, add 2 ounces of carrier oil and 20 drops of essential oil.
Recommended essential oils for various skin types:
- Normal: jojoba, grapeseed oil, sunflower oil, sweet almond oil.
- Dry: avocado oil, rose hip seed oil.
- Acne: sesame oil, organ oil, evening primrose.
- Sensitive: apricot kernel oil.
- Oily: jojoba, organ oil, grapeseed oil
20. Homemade Face Moisturizer
After any facial scrubs or toner, properly moisturizing your skin is the successful key to having glowing skin.
Place 3/4 cups of unrefined coconut oil, 1 teaspoon of Vitamin E oil and 20-30 drops of essential oil in a bowl. Mix well for 3 minutes until the mixture gets creamy. Store it in a mason jar and use it after the facial cleanse.
21. Aromatherapy Facial Steaming
Steaming helps to open up your pores, release bacteria and dirt. Not only does it remove any residue, it also hydrates your skin.
After your facial cleanse, boil water and transfer to a bowl with a splash of apple cider vinegar or essential oils. Lean over the bowl and keep your face about a foot from the surface. Drape a towel over your head to keep in the steam. Keep your face over the steam for 10-15 minutes. Gently pat your face dry with a clean towel.
After going through the first few steps of natural daily skincare routine tips, we can’t forget is to protect our skin from the sun. It is the most damaging factor to skin.
As we all know, 99% of sunscreens products in the stores are full of chemicals that actually develop skin cancers.
Good news, you can easily make skin protecting sunscreen at home.
22. Acne Friendly Sunscreen
Suffering from acne and choosing the right ingredient for sunscreen is not easy. If you have shea butter at home, you are on the right track because it is rich in antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Therefore, it helps clear away any dead skin scars from acne.
23. Carrot Seed Oil Sunscreen Spray
Natural essential oil such as carrot seed oil has an SPF range 35-40, which will protect your skin from sun and also from getting wrinkles.
24. Get Soft and Pink Lip With Beetroot Balm
Exposure to sunlight can darken your lips. With help from lipstick, there is only so much hiding you can do.
Having soft and pink colored natural lips will reduce your makeup bills cost.
Beet is a must have vegetable for a fall season salad, which I love! Beetroot acts as a natural exfoliator and helps to lighten pigmented lips when used over time.
Add shea butter, olive oil and beeswax into a glass jar. Use a saucepan to heat water. Place the jar in the hot water to melt the mixture and blend the ingredients together. Combine the melted mixture with 1/2 teaspoon of beetroot powder and mix well. Let it cool and dab on your lips to naturally protect from sunshine and stay beautiful!
Spending your paycheck on beauty products or getting professional skincare treatment done is pretty pricey. It doesn’t end with one time, instead it is a never ending additional upkeep cost.
If your looking for more great tips on facial rejuvenation, DIY face sheet masks have really helped my skin glow brighter!
Knowing these 24 natural daily skincare routine tips will make your wallet happy and your skin glow forever.