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Refreshing Ice Cube Beauty Recipes For An Overall Beautiful You!

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From under-eye circles and inflamed eyebrows to pesky pimples and dull skin, there are a lot that we face in the way of skin problems.

While most of these problems stem from unsanitary habits, lack of proper diet or exposure to extreme outside elements, we can however do our best to subside this.

Most of the cosmetic products are chocked with chemicals, whereas herbal remedies, on the other hand, though effective can take time to be whipped up into a balanced concoction that is suitable for our skin type.

To simplify it all and make your life easy, we decided to play around something as simple as ice cubes. You heard us right, herbal properties of ingredients from your kitchen infused into ice cubes!!

From reducing puffy eyes, relieving sunburn to providing your face with that instant radiance, we covered it all. Who would have thought that something as simple as ice can hold so much potential, right?

Ice in itself can help shrink pores, relieve burn and boost blood circulation; and when you combine it with other equally therapeutic ingredients, expect nothing less than an absolute miracle.

So, here are some refreshing ice cube beauty recipes for that overall beautiful you! Take a look.

how you can use ice on face daily

Cucumber + Honey Cube For Clear Skin
Cucumber is a natural coolant that refreshes the skin, whereas honey is rich in vitamin C that gives your skin a radiant glow.

Method Of Preparation
Mix 1 tablespoon of cucumber puree with three teaspoons of organic honey. Add half a cup of water to this mixture and blend it. Now, pour the thick solution in an ice tray and freeze it for two hours. Rub the ice cube over your face and neck, leave it on for ten minutes and rinse it clean.

how you can use ice on face daily

Aloe Vera Cubes For Sunburn
Packed with rich antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, aloe vera can help soothe sunburn, lighten pigmentation and also reduce scar.

Method Of Preparation
Pour ½ a cup of pure aloe vera gel in an ice tray and freeze it for 2 hours. Take the ice cube out, gently dab it all over the skin of your neck and face. Let it sit for 15 minutes before rinsing it clean. Aloe vera cubes are gentle enough to be used every day.

how you can use ice on face daily

Raw Milk + Lemon For Skin Whitening
Lactic acid present in raw milk boosts collagen production, reduces fine lines and protects the skin against free radicals, whereas, the rich citric acid present in lemon juice balances oil production, lightens skin tone and unclogs pores.

Method Of Preparation
Pour equal quantity of raw milk and lemon juice in an ice tray and freeze it for two hours. Use the ice cubes as and when required to give your skin that instant glow.

how you can use ice on face daily

Green Tea Cubes For Dark Under-eye Circles
Green tea is packed with antioxidants, amino acids and vitamin B that can treat just about any skin problem.

Method Of Preparation
Brew a fresh cup of green tea with a used tea bag. Now, distil the solution and pour it in an ice tray. Allow it to freeze for two hours. Apply the ice cube directly on the dark circles. It will lighten the skin tone and reduce puffiness by bringing down the fluid level in your skin.

how you can use ice on face daily

Neem Leaves + Turmeric Cubes For Acne
Antibacterial, antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties of neem can dry zits right off. Also, turmeric is a natural antiseptic agent that reduces oil secretion by the sebaceous gland, soothes inflammation and clears the acne scar.

Method Of Preparation
Crush two tablespoons of neem leaves into a fine powder and dilute it in half a cup of water. Add a pinch of turmeric to the solution, pour it in an ice tray. Let it freeze for an hour. Use it as and when required.

how you can use ice on face daily

Coffee Powder Cubes For Cellulite
Caffeine and antioxidants present in coffee powder work to get lymph and blood moving in your skin, thereby reducing cellulite and making your skin taut.

Method Of Preparation
Put 1 cup of grounded coffee powder with 2 slices of ginger and 3 tablespoons of Epsom salt with the required amount of water in the blender. Pour the thick puree in an ice tray. Freeze it for two hours. Use the rough granules of the ice cubes to slough off the dead skin cells.

Read more about: diy, ice cube, honey, coffee, aloe vera
Story first published: Saturday, August 13, 2016, 17:00 [IST]
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