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Cool For The Summer: 7 DIY Infused Ice Cubes To Add To Your Beauty Routine

Cool For The Summer: 7 DIY Infused Ice Cubes To Add To Your Beauty Routine

Indians are great at gharelu nuskhe for beauty treatments and let's be honest they work wonders. Haldi and besan face masks, multani mitti routines, and rose water face mists all work beautifully for naturally glowing and radiating skin. Now that we're all at home and can't (or rather shouldn't) go to salons to get facials, DIY skincare is what everyone is turning to. 

If the hot, sticky weather is bothering you, we've got the perfect solution to keep your skin cool, calm, and nourished--infused ice cubes. They are known to reduce puffiness, redness, rashes, and dark circles so even with all-night Netflix sessions you can look refreshed for your morning Zoom meeting. They even stimulate blood circulation, reduce oiliness, soothe sunburns and calm the skin so that it's a fresh canvas for makeup

7 DIY Ice Cube Recipes For Glowing Skin

Coffee Ice Cubes

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Coffee isn't just every second person's fav beverage but it's also a great ingredient for your skin. It has extremely vital rejuvenating components that brighten dull and tired skin. We're pretty sure you've heard of coffee face packs but have you got coffee ice cubes on your radar?

How To Make:

-Take 2 tablespoons of coffee and brew it in the boiling water.

-Let it cool.

-Empty the coffee in an ice cube tray and let it freeze in your refrigerator.

 

Aloe Vera And Coconut Oil Ice Cubes

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This ice cube recipe is great for flaky, dry skin as coconut oil and aloe vera both have moisturising properties and when applied to the skin can leave it soft and smooth.

How To Make:

-Put fresh aloe vera gel into an ice tray and pour one tablespoon of coconut oil into it.

-Mix with the help of toothpick and freeze.

Apply twice a day for amazing skin.

Green Tea Ice Cubes

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This is perfect if quarantine and work from home stress is getting to you because green tea ice cubes help in lightening dark circles, help you relax and reduce puffiness from around the eyes as well. They are also loaded with antioxidants and work wonders against premature signs of ageing like wrinkles and fine lines. 

How To Make

-Take 2 tablespoons of green tea/ cut two green tea bags and brew it in the boiling water. 

-Let it cool.

-Empty the coffee in an ice cube tray and let it freeze in your refrigerator.

Massage the cube on your skin for 7-10 minutes and rinse.

 

Cucumber & Lemon Ice Cubes

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Cucumber and lemon are both excellent antioxidants that cleanse and brighten your skin naturally. When made to ice, this beauty cocktail will stimulate blood circulation and keep pimples, acne, redness at bay. 

How To Make:

-Blend cucumber to make a puree.

-Add a few drops of lemon and pour it in an ice-cube tray.

-Freeze it for a few hours and apply all over your face for a spa-like treatment. 

 

Rosewater Ice Cubes

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We all know that rosewater is a beauty ingredient that's loved by many. It can help with removing your makeup and also moisturises the skin. When turned into ice cubes this will fight bacteria, reduce lines, and give your skin a fresh clean-up. So after a long day just lie in bed and relax by lightly massaging your skin with this.

How To Make

-Remove a half cup of rose petals from the stem.

-Submerge them in just enough filtered water to cover them.

-Place over a burner on medium heat and simmer in a covered pot.

-Let it cool with the lid on and strain.  

-Pour it in an ice-cube tray for cooling.

-Use regularly for a rejuvenation.

So, are you ready to stock up your freezer with infused ice cubes?